Governor McAuliffe is scheduled to visit Lynchburg tomorrow to attend the Central Virginia Continuum of Care Resource Fair. It’s designed as a resource for anyone facing homelessness or housing insecurity. McAuliffe is expected to speak about homelessness and veterans. The resource fair, Sharing the Love in Central Virginia, will host approximately 20 service agencies and mainstream resources to assist the homeless and unstably housed persons and families.
(Continue reading for the Lynchburg City news release.)
As President Trump begins his first year in office, Governor McAuliffe is in his last. But the governor is already sounding hints that he may challenge the president for years from now. More from WLNI’s Evan Jones.
At noon today, Donald Trump delivers a much-anticipated Presidential inauguration address after being sworn in. A Radford University Communications professor talks about its significance, as WLNI’s Gene Marrano reports:
When President-elect Trump takes the oath of office at noon today, his first act as president will be to deliver the inaugural address. Our political analyst Bob Denton looks at the political setting in which it will occur. He spoke with WLNI’s Evan Jones.
Feds say two plead guilty to ring that distributed 1.5 kilos of meth around Bedford, Campbell Counties
Two Bedford County men pleaded guilty today in a Lynchburg courtroom to participating in a methamphetamine ring operating throughout Bedford and Campbell counties. The U.S. Attorney’s office says 35-year-old Ivan Chavez of Forest 27-year-old Brent Hutchins of Goode entered pleas to federal drug and firearms charges. Federal prosecutors say can trace more than one-and-a-half kilos of meth to the operation.
(Continue reading for the full U.S. Attorney’s news release.)
If you have plans to attend Friday’s presidential inauguration, police, AAA and others urge you to do some major advance planning, because a lot of your normal Washington, D.C. options won’t work this time. More from WLNI’s Evan Jones.
The deep divisions that developed during last year’s presidential campaign were on display yesterday in Virginia’s House of Delegates on a day when they would normally seem less likely. WLNI’s Evan Jones has more.
If you’re planning a long road trip any time this year, the analysts at Gas Buddy say you should be prepared for noticeably higher prices than in 2016 — but still well below those of five years ago. WLNI’s Evan Jones has the story.