In early October, the Staunton School Board voted to change the name of the city’s Robert E. Lee High School. Last night, they picked its new name. WMRA’s Andrew Jenner reports.

Here’s a description of a typical film festival:  over 100 movies are screened in a few days from countries all over the world from lesser known directors and film companies.  By the end of the event, you’re lucky if you had a chance to even see half of the movies presented and the ones you did see, you may not even remember.  The Super GR8 film festival is nothing like that.  

Emptying the house she grew up in was tough for Marietta McCarty but she also found joy during the process.  She’ll talk about her experience clearing out her childhood home at WMRA’s Books & Brews - Tuesday, November 13 in Harrisonburg at Pale Fire Brewing Co. and November 14 in Crozet at Pro Re Nata Farm Brewery.  WMRA’s Chris Boros spoke with McCarty and asked her about the fi

Emily Richardson-Lorente

There are many ways to honor Veterans on Veteran’s Day, but one of the easiest may be simply listening to their stories. One church in Buckingham County has taken that a step further, and self-published the stories of the veterans in its congregation. WMRA’s Emily Richardson-Lorente went to meet a few of the contributors.

Progressive roots music will ring out Thursday, November 8, in Harrisonburg at Clementine Café with the Jon Stickley Trio.  WMRA’s Chris Boros spoke with Jon about his music.

Andrew Jenner

Just before Halloween, a mystery that has been the talk of Crozet in recent weeks appears to have been solved.  WMRA's Andrew Jenner reports on a noise that's been going "hum" in the night.

Marguerite Gallorini

Tuesday night [Oct. 30] was the 13th Annual Assembly of the Interfaith Movement Promoting Action by Congregations Together, or IMPACT for short. And the focus of the faith community yesterday was: affordable housing. WMRA's Marguerite Gallorini attended the assembly at the First Presbyterian Church in downtown Charlottesville.

Wildlife Center of Virginia

A year ago the Wildlife Center of Virginia started what it calls the Wildlife Care Academy, to more widely share its expertise with wildlife enthusiasts and professionals.  And the program is expanding. WMRA’s Christopher Clymer Kurtz reports.

Common Ground Healing Arts

Common Ground Healing Arts in Charlottesville is expanding its wellness services beyond the general population.  This year, the non-profit is reaching out to the Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women to provide a yoga teacher training program. WMRA’s Marguerite Gallorini reports.

Wikipedia

There’s an open Congressional seat in Virginia’s 6th District for the first time in more than two decades. Though pundits expect an easy Republican win, neither candidate is paying any attention to predictions.  WMRA's Andrew Jenner reports.

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