Locals Evaluate Equal Rights Amendment: Pros and Cons

The ERA has been in limbo since the 70s, but it looks like it may pass soon. Randolph College’s Dr. Danielle Currier cannot remember a time when she was not deeply interested in civil rights and equality. She says this interest goes all the way back to her childhood. Her passion has moved Currier to participate in many civil rights protests, including the 2017 Women’s … Continue reading Locals Evaluate Equal Rights Amendment: Pros and Cons

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Small Business, Big Outreach

Downtown Lynchburg outlets reach out to locals in a variety of ways Small businesses live and die by community. For a small business to be deemed successful, it must find a need in their community and reliably meet that need. Forbes posted a list of what local businesses need to be successful, and for the most part downtown Lynchburg’s host of shops and restaurants fit … Continue reading Small Business, Big Outreach

For the Lynchburg Goth Scene, it’s Halloween Every Day.

The Lynchburg Gothic League celebrates its one-year anniversary. Saturday night in the back room of Rivermont Pizza, a DJ blasted synth-heavy dance music while Type Trauma, an electro-industrial band based out of Roanoke, prepared for their set. In one corner of the restaurant, the Addams Family played silently on a boxy, retro television. The crowd dancing in the back room was diverse: college-aged students, middle-aged … Continue reading For the Lynchburg Goth Scene, it’s Halloween Every Day.

Central Virginia Fashion Week Rolls Out

River Ridge Mall hosts the second annual local fashion show. Victoria Watts has a passion for fashion. That is why she is heading up the second annual Central Virginia Fashion Week, a local artist exhibition the River Ridge Mall is hosting through Sunday. The show brings together local designers, models, makeup and hair artists, business owners and writers together to display their talents and promote … Continue reading Central Virginia Fashion Week Rolls Out