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 […]

Covering Our Community: Sunny Goode with LOVEVOLVE

Lynchburg has a new mural that’s hard to miss if you’re driving on Boonsboro Road. Bank of the James purchased the building that used to be a Wells Fargo and is sponsored the community art project. It was created by Richmond artist Sunny Goode, whose work features the words love and evolve WLNI · Covering […]