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Va. News: Lee County says it doesn’t require a Name Change, Fredericksburg unveils Historic Alley

Virginia Public Access Project

A long-hidden piece of history in Fredericksburg is now being recognized thanks to the work of a group of volunteers.  And in response to a letter from the governor, Lee County says its name has no connection to the Confederacy.Those have been among the most read stories over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's VA News link.

This report, provided by Virginia Public Radio, was made possible with support from the Virginia Education Association.

Fred Echols is a long time member of the WVTF/RADIO IQ news department and produces news content as well as public affairs programs. Fred's career in broadcasting began in North Carolina's Triad before switching from commercial radio where he'd held numerous positions including program director to hosting public radio programming at WVTF.