CNA Week 3
Jonathan Falwell, pastor of Thomas Road Baptist Church in Lynchburg, Virginia, and his wife Shari Falwell returned to Lynchburg from St. Martin on Sept. 9. The vacationing couple had been trapped on the island due to flight restrictions caused by recent Hurricane Irma. Pastor Falwell has since returned to the island along with relief from Samaritan's Purse to help those on the island devastated by the storm.
Local Trinity Episcopal Church caught on fire Sept. 7 after lightning struck a nearby tree the day before. The electrical surge ruptured the churches gas lines, causing a fire within the church sanctuary. Local Firefighters were able to quell the fire Thursday morning, and hopes for continued church congregation in the building were expressed.
Former NFL quarterback and Virginia Tech alumnus Michael Vick will be visiting River Ridge mall Sept. 21. Vick is to launch his new V7 Performance Apparel line in the store and will be available for a meet-and-greet. The former athlete will be in B & C Inc. from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. to take pictures with fans and autograph football memorabilia.