Covering Our Community: James Howard 04/03/2021

Mari White and Kenny Shelton are joined by James Howard of Veterans and Athletes United (VAU) to talk about their organization as well as how they helped bring the Fallen Heroes Memorial to Lynchburg in this segment of Covering Our Community brought to you by The Bank of the James! WLNI · Covering Our Community: […]

Covering Our Community: Meals on Meals

Kris Shabestar of Meals on Wheels joins Mari White and Kenny Shelton in the Covering Our Community segment of Best of the Burg! Covering Our Community is brought to you by Bank of the James! WLNI · Covering Our Community: Meals On Wheels

Bank of the James: Kevin Gill

Kevin Gill with Bank of the James discussed banking during the pandemic and supporting the Hillcats ahead of this year’s baseball season WLNI · Bank of the James: Kevin Gill

Covering Our Community: Mike Hudson with Avoca Museum

Executive Director of Avoca Museum in Altavista discussed the challenges for museums during the current pandemic and gave a brief history of the landmark WLNI · Covering Our Community: Mike Hudson with Avoca Museum

Covering Our Community: Denise McDonald with Old City Cemetery

Lynchburg’s Old City Cemetery “Angel Statue” received a $1000 award for conservation, thanks to the people of Lynchburg and Virginia. The statue – which dates back to 1909 and marks the grave of a 2-year-old boy — received the most votes in the Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts online public voting competition WLNI · Covering […]

Covering Our Community: Jaclyn Blackford with Freedom/424

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention month. Jaclyn Blackford with Freedom/424 joined “Best of the Burg” to talk about what Freedom 4/24 is doing to combat the problem, including the increase of online child exploitation, why our nation saw this peak in 2020, and how we as a community can prevent further exploitation […]