Old City Cemetery offers “Bawdy Ladies of 19th Century Lynchburg” tour on Sunday

Old City CemeteryOld City Cemetery offers a unique guided walking tour this Sunday afternoon – “Bawdy Ladies of 19th Century Lynchburg,” … all about the so-called “Sporting Ladies,” as they were often referred to. WLNI’s Gene Marrano has the story:

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Liberty Christian Academy’s new mobile phone “app” is a hit

LCA Liberty ChristianMore than 1,000 people have signed up for Liberty Christian Academy’s new mobile phone “app” in just a week and a half. It’s a better way these days for parent, students, faculty and staff members to stay in the loop, as WLNI’s Gene Marrano explains:

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Region 2000 seeking transportation plan input

Plan 2040The Region 2000 Local Government Council wants the public to weigh in on what a long range transportation plan should look like … including their thoughts on rail, bike lanes and pedestrian pathways. WLNI’s Gene Marrano has more:

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Lynchburg scores high in an on-line survey

City of LynchburgFewer hours worked … lower housing costs and shorter commute times. The City of Lynchburg scores high in an on-line survey. WLNI’s Gene Marrano has more:

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Former photojournalist and educator from Lynchburg now an author-in-residence

WLNI-SThe Virginia Museum of Transportation has appointed an author-in-residence — a former photojournalist and educator from Lynchburg who has had a lifelong fascination with trains. WLNI’s Gene Marrano has more:

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Goodwill Industries and Holiday Inn form unique partnership

WLNI-MGoodwill Industries and the Holiday Inn-Downtown Lynchburg have formed a unique partnership centered around training. Five days a week – for four weeks, prospective workers trained on site recently at the Holiday Inn for possible service jobs. WLNI’s Gene Marrano explains:

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City Stadium gets a facelift

City of LynchburgJust in time for the high school football season, the City Stadium Football Complex has finished its “Phase One” upgrade. WLNI’s Gene Marrano has the story:

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The City of Lynchburg is assessing a two-day emergency drill

City of LynchburgA mock shooting at Sandusky Middle School last week gave the City of Lynchburg a chance to assess its response to emergencies. Police, Fire-EMS, Lynchburg Schools and other agencies – from neighboring counties as well – took part. WLNI’s Gene Marrano has the story:

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Lynchburg area firefighters are putting together a special 9/11 event

911 imageLynchburg area firefighters are putting together a special event to honor members of the New York City Fire Department who perished when the World Trade Center Towers fell on 9-11. WLNI’s Gene Marrano has more:

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Pictures taken along the James River could lead to a free kayak

WLNI-SThe Lynchburg Museum is offering area residents a chance to win a free 10-foot kayak via an Instagram contest. WLNI’s Gene Marrano explains:

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