Michael Alachnowicz, WDBJ7

Michael Alachnowicz


Lynchburg, VA, United States

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Recent articles by Michael:

Amherst hardware store says winter supplies dwindling amid demand, supply chain issues

They say they’re lucky to have what they have left as other places have run out. → Read More

Bedford County School Board votes to begin optional masking Monday

The option applies to students only and only while they are in school. → Read More

Winter weather impacts courts already hit by coronavirus

Recent winter weather is now complicating the problem coronavirus started. → Read More

Lynchburg area sees snow, sleet as roads stay hazardous

The area saw snow first in the morning before sleet took over in the afternoon. → Read More

Lynchburg-area transportation, power crews brace for Sunday winter storm

As crews are out, the message is still the same: stay home Sunday. → Read More

Lynchburg City Schools continues Wednesday early dismissals into February

Teachers and staff will work full days. → Read More

New addiction treatment center opens in Lynchburg

Things are looking brighter in Lynchburg for those needing treatment for substance abuse. → Read More

Lynchburg man says shooting that injured 10-year-old a “wakeup call” for community

Police say the boy was grazed with a bullet and treated at the scene. → Read More

Lynchburg City Schools looks to expand network access to students, staff

The endeavor involves installing equipment across school buildings and equipping students with technology. → Read More

Lynchburg Salvation Army opens doors as warming center as temperatures plummet

Temperatures in the hill city will be below freezing Friday night. → Read More

Nelson County residents await power restoration days after snowstorm

Central Virginia Electric Cooperative says they hope Sunday is the latest power will be restored. → Read More

CASA of Central Virginia in need of volunteers as 66 children await advocates

They say because children are back in schools, more cases are being reported. → Read More

Several witnesses called as Liberty University’s countersuit against former spokesperson to continue Friday

Court was adjourned for the day shortly before 5 p.m. Proceedings will resume Friday morning. → Read More

School systems adjust as food supply issues persist

One local system says problems have been magnified over the past month. → Read More

School systems adjust as food supply issues persist

One local system says problems have been magnified over the past month. → Read More

Residents react to Sunday arson, homicide at Pittsylvania County home

PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - Bonita Troy was cooking breakfast Sunday morning when she looked out her Old Mayfield Road house to see smoke billowing from a nearby home. “I was like, I know they don’t have a chimney or anything,” said Troy. “I said, something is not right, so that’s when I called 911.” When fire crews got to the home around 10 a.m. they found two males dead inside. Troy and… → Read More

New STEM center celebrated at Jubilee Family Development Center

Leaders at the center say they hope to bring people out of poverty with its programs. → Read More

Are booster shots effective against the omicron variant?

The Virginia Department of Health says boosters are still recommended. → Read More

Lynchburg Police Department, One Community One Voice team up to keep residents warm

The yearly "Share the Warmth" initiative is making its way into police cruisers this winter. → Read More

Amherst County Public Schools receives donation of 1,700-plus books

Because of this, each pre-K through fifth grade student will get a book for free this month. → Read More