CHRISTIANSBURG — Kiera Cass dreamed of a fairy tale life when she worked at the Ben & Jerry’s ice cream shop in Blacksburg six years ago.
In the summer of 2013, E. Forbes Smiley III was released from a minimum-security federal prison after serving 42 months for slicing maps from old books at a slew of prestigious libraries. He admitted to stealing almost a hundred maps — he may actually have stolen considerably more.
“The point is to promote the consumption of locally-produced agricultural products,” says Ashley Kershner, marketing & development coordinator for Lynchburg Parks & Recreation.
5th Street Art House, the Academy of Fine Arts, the Lodge of the Fisherman and Riverviews Artspace also will be open.
There are certain things that are synonymous with the Fourth of July.