Category Archives: Local

Construction at Every Turn

Katherine Graves, Assistant Editor~

Construction projects on U.S. 460, U.S. 501, Fifth Street downtown and the Leesville Road and Greenview Drive intersection will continue to impact drivers into the fall.

“The biggest thing is pay attention to what is going on around you, certainly to your driving first and foremost,” said Paula Jones, communications manager for the Read more

Protecting Our Protectors

Jasmine Brogden, Staff Writer~

The American Legion will be invaded by veterans on Saturday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There’s no battle occurring; though, the Lynchburg Area Veterans Council is planning to hold its first Community Lynchburg Spring Market.

The council hopes to engage the veterans in being an active part in the Lynchburg area. They also want to raise funds to better fulfil the veterans’ needs. All proceeds will go directly to serving the veterans in our community. Read more

Lynchstock Drowns With the Storm

Jasmine Brogden, Staff Writer~

The skies were dark blue and gray. However, cars were lined up and down the lots.
People were chatting, taking in the beginnings of the Lynchstock Music Festival. It was the fifth anniversary of this event on April 22, 2017, and by the end of the day, the large event was forced inside the Glass House due to inclement weather. Read more

Dance For Second Chances

Vicky Kuharski, Staff Writer~

Lynchburg Project Lifesavers are holding their 8th annual Second Chance Prom at Phase
2 on Saturday, April 8, from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Every year, Project Lifesavers holds the Second Chance Prom to raise both donations and
awareness for their cause.  Read more

Sports Junkie: Baseball Begins

Lynn Walsh, Multimedia Editor~

Sunday, April 2 marked Opening Day for Major League Baseball with three contests in action. Even though spring training had been underway for some time, the start of the official season means a lot of things, the obvious being the return of a baseball fan’s favorite sport. It also has a lot of other connotations like warm weather and fun nights spent with family and friends. Read more

Political Power Play

Michael Wertz ~ Staff Writer

With Election 2016 Over, Virginia 2017 Heats Up

As citizens across the country settle back into their normal daily routines—which are once again free of political campaign ads—those seeking elected office in Virginia are preparing for the quick turnaround of the 2017 statewide elections.

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