Here’s a appear at some of the tales we’ll be next nowadays as they make headlines across Southwest Virginia:

  • All of the Virginia Division of Wildlife Resources hatcheries will open up to the general public once again now. They’ve been shut given that early previous 12 months due to the pandemic. They remained operational and ready to meet fish creation and stocking targets. DWR operates 9 fish hatcheries throughout the Commonwealth.

  • VDOT is producing getaway weekend vacation a tiny easier. Most lane closures and work zones will be suspended at midday now on interstates and important highways. You will see them return at midday on Tuesday.

  • The Guns and Hoses Charity Softball Video game has been postponed to Friday, Aug. 12 at 7 p.m. because of to serious weather conditions.

  • Lynchburg Parks and Recreation will host a celebration of Older Us residents Thirty day period. There will be dwell entertainment, speakers and refreshments. It begins at 2 p.m. at the Miller Middle Theater.

  • A guy charged with a 2020 murder will be again in courtroom today for a revocation listening to. Joshua Salters pleaded no contest in May possibly to shooting a guy on Gayle Road in Northwest Roanoke. He was sentenced to 12 decades in jail. Court docket information show he fully commited the criminal offense whilst on probation for a 2nd-diploma murder situation from 2007.

  • Virginia Lieutenant Governor Winsome Sears is scheduled to be the keynote speaker today at a women’s luncheon at the National Rifle Association’s annual conference in Houston. On Wednesday, the Democratic Get together of Virginia known as on Sears to withdraw from the celebration pursuing the shooting in Uvalde, Texas.