Posts Tagged Lynchburg

Consulting Firm Facing Backlash Following Community Meeting Decision

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Heritage High School in Lynchburg. Lynchburg City Schools recently hired a well-known consulting firm to help it find a new chief executive. That firm is now facing harsh criticism after barring a local reporter from a community meeting. (Credit: Lynchburg City Schools)

A well-known consulting firm that works with school systems is in hot water this week after one of its regional directors barred a reporter from a public meeting. Michael Pope has details.

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Transgender Murder in Lynchburg Not the First in the Region

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From left to right: Ebony Morgan, Noony Norwood and India Monroe (Credit: VAVP)

Police in Lynchburg are currently investigating the murder of Ebony Morgan, a transgender woman. Morgan had been shot multiple times before she was found and taken to the hospital last Sunday. But Morgan is not the first transgender victim in Virginia, and it has the region’s LGBTQ community shaken. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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Understanding Lynchburg’s Unemployment Rate

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Lynchburg has the highest unemployment rate among Virginia’s metropolitan areas. (Credit: Creative Commons)

Unemployment is down across Virginia, although the numbers vary between metropolitan areas. Michael Pope is digging into the data.

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