Academy Center of the Arts

Lynchburg is about a month from opening a performance arts and cultural space not seen in over 100 years.

Collection of Lou Einwick

This month marks the 50th anniversary of Arthur Ashe’s U. S. Open victory. As the tennis world, along with some proud Virginians, prepare to commemorate this anniversary, many will visit Battery Park.

Courtesy of Cynthia Gaines



By 1928, a third of black school children in the rural south were taught in Rosenwald Schools. Those were small two-room schools built to educate African-Americans. There were more than 300 in Virginia alone.

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Last month was one of the warmest Mays ever, with a few locations across Virginia seeing record average temperatures.

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Tornadoes caused significant damage and some injuries across southern and central Virginia Sunday evening.