Appalachian Power seeks rate increase

Appalachian Power is seeking a rate increase for the first time since 2017. The Morningline spoke with Appalachian Power’s Teresa Hall. She also discussed how they’re addressing their Cyber Security strength after the hack on the Colonial Pipeline. WLNI · Teresa Hall 05 – 14 – 2021

Main Street to have 2-way traffic by end of July

Lynchburg officials say Main Street in downtown will convert from one-way to two-way traffic at the end of July.    Lynchburg council voted in 2019 to convert both Main and Church streets to 2-way traffic after the Main Street Renewal Project was finished, and the city released a timeline today.   Before the 2-way conversion,   three blocks […]

Winsome Sears wins GOP Lt. Gov. nomination

Former Del. Winsome Sears has won the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor. Sears served a single term representing parts of Hampton Roads in the House of Delegates nearly two decades ago but beat five other candidates including two more prominent state legislators. Sears finished ahead of former Del. Tim Hugo. Sears is a former Marine […]

MidState Cyber: DarkSide attacks Colonial Pipeline

Chris Judd with MidState Cyber joined the Morningline to discuss the ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline. He describes why and how this type of attack occurs and who DarkSide is visit midstatecyber.com/ for more information on protecting yourself from these attacks and others like them WLNI · MidState Cyber: DarkSide attacks Colonial Pipeline

Liberty University prepares for graduation week

Liberty University has kicked off graduation week.  Williams Stadium and the Academic Lawn will host a total of 25 in-person degree presentation ceremonies starting Tuesday morning and running through Saturday. The ceremonies are also being broadcast online for graduates who participate virtually. The week will be capped by a virtual Commencement ceremony Saturday evening featuring […]

CANDIDATE SPOTLIGHT: Glenn Youngkin

GOP Governor Candidate Glenn Youngkin joins The Morningline to talk with Brian Weigand and Tory Lucas about his campaign and the vote that is coming up on Saturday! WLNI · Glenn Youngkin Candidate Spotlight

Northam: many restrictions to be lifted June 15

Governor Northam says Virginia’s COVID numbers are dramatically down, and the state has  its lowest number of COVID hospitalizations since October.      Beginning next weekend, 100 people may gather idoors, and 250 people outdoors for social gathering, and restaurants can sell alcohol after midnight, and stay open longer.    The governor said today that more restrictions will […]