The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank plans to feed roughly 3000 area kids this summer through a federally sponsored program. The food bank is participating in a U.S. Department of Agriculture Summer Food Service Program, which targets youngsters who qualify for free or reduced-price meals during the regular academic year. The sites include the Abundant Life Ministries on Fontaine Avenue, Friendship Court on Garrett Street, the First Baptist Church (pictured) at 7th and West Main, Greenstone on 5th on Prospect Avenue, and Computers 4 Kids in the Fifeville neighborhood.
The Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry celebrates its new home on Lambs Road.
Some back roads in Greene and Augusta are closed because of rain-swollen creeks and rivers.
The sheriff's office in Amherst County says there's a person of interest in a recent assault case on the campus of Sweet Briar College.
A horse from Chesapeake has been euthanized after it tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis.