Sunday 29 November 2015


Hansel, two years after crash, tells his story

Nick Hansel, the convicted drunken driver in a fatal car crash two years ago, is now sharing his story to warn students of the dangers of bad decision-making.
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Church name change vote fails…by 1

R.E. Lee Memorial Church leaders voted 9-6, just one vote short of removing the general's name from the title.
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Local businesses enjoy early holiday shopping

Local store owners expect record-breaking sales from early Christmas shoppers this year.
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Football coach comments on perfect season

Rockbridge Reporter Mac Trammell interviews Washington and Lee Football Coach Scott Abell about the General's undefeated regular season.

VMI underclassmen reminded about the no-car rule

Parked cars that appeared to belong to VMI cadets, along with beer cans and other trash nearby, prompted Lexington police to talk to VMI about the problem. The senior cadets have taken action.

W&L students mourn Paris terrorism

W&L students gathered at Lee Chapel for a vigil to mourn the recent tragedies in France.

Driver crashes in downtown Lexington, arrested for DUI

A W&L law student crashed into an undergraduate driver. Police suspect drunk driving.

W&L stands with Mizzou

W&L students gathered at Lee Chapel to show they stand with protesters at Mizzou.

First Baptist holds second memorial for Charleston

First Baptist Church's follow-up memorial service for Charleston shooting victims demonstrated Lexington’s dedication to community solidarity across racial lines.


Federal high school grants for college courses might come to Rockbridge

Students at Rockbridge County High School are able to get college credits from Dabney S. Lancaster Community College through the Dual Enrollment Program. The Obama Administration has announced an education experiment to increase federal grants to high schools encouraging these classes.

BV hopes to get grant to curb dying business trend

A $4 million grant for local apprenticeships is up for grabs. Buena Vista hopes it may help its displaced workers.

Wade’s Mill celebrates 25th and last holiday season

Wade’s Mill owners Georgie and Jim Young are retiring after 25 years of milling and cooking lessons.