Anne Spencer House partners with Lynchburg Schools

PIERCE STREET_ Ann spencer house markerThe “Partners in Education” program that provides Lynchburg City schoolchildren with field trips and classroom learning materials welcomes a new member today … as WLNI’s Gene Marrano reports:

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Poll shows consumer sentiment is up statewide

STATE-NEWSA statewide consumer sentiment survey due out tomorrow shows Virginia residents feeling better about jobs and the economy … more from WLNI’s Gene Marrano:

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Click below to hear more from Alice Kassens about the new statewide consumer sentiment poll:

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Meeting on Community Market parking tonight

WLNI---local-business-2Tonight the City of Lynchburg will lay out plans for metered parking around the Lynchburg Community Market … and for the parking deck there in need of repairs. More from WLNI’s Gene Marrano:

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Huckabee talks about future plans

Huckabee bookHe was in Lynchburg signing copies of his new book yesterday … you hear him every morning on the “Huckabee Report” … former Arkansas governor and potential presidential candidate Mike Huckabee also spoke to WLNI’s Gene Marrano yesterday:

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Click here to for more from Mike Huckabee on his new book and future plans:

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Classical music concert on TV Monday morning

WLNI-arts-and-cultureA unique concert being held on Monday morning will have a much wider audience than just that venue … as WLNI’s Gene Marrano explains:

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New winter program at Poplar Forest

WLNI-SThomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest retreat in Bedford County started opening during the winter months three years ago … but this off-season they’re taking a lower-key approach … as WLNI’s Gene Marrano reports:

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Click here for more from Wayne Gannaway at Poplar Forest about “Winter Reflections at Home with Mr. Jefferson”

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Commonwealth’s Attorney asks for help in Lyons case

Bedford CountyBedford County officials have identified a spot on Taylor’s Mountain near Thaxton where they will search for the remains of two young girls that vanished 40 years ago…WLNI’s Gene Marrano has more:

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Nature Zone debuts at new home

Miller Center

Miller Center

After a six-million dollar renovation the Miller Center officially reopened this week … and today the “Nature Zone” animals and displays are once again open to the public. WLNI’s Gene Marrano has an update:

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Ranking future transportation projects – what’s the best way?

Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)The General Assembly passed a bill last year, requiring future transportation projects to be “scored” based on need … finalizing that scoring system starts with meetings that begin today…more from WLNI’s Gene Marrano:

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Delegate promotes “Virginia Food Freedom Act”

WLNI-GENERAL-ASSEMBLYA Virginia Delegate is advocating a bill promoting the sale of homemade food. WLNI’s Alexis Manley reports.

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