Organizers of the Lockn’ Music Festival are gearing up for this year’s event, despite complaints from ABC agents who videotaped illegal drug buys and one young woman sunbathing topless. The four-day fest will feature some big names, including Willie Nelson playing - for the first time - in Nelson County.
Lockn’ 2014 is expected to outdraw last year’s crowd of 25,000, with a long list of popular bands.
Natural Bridge, the geologic wonder that captivated early America, is heading toward a revival as a Virginia state park. That will likely bring more hiking and biking to the famous 215-foot tall formation. But that means that some of the more unique sideshows, like the wax museum, are being pushed aside.
On a recent visit, tourist Todd Artz from Pennsylvania emerged from the Museum calling it a 3-D history book.
“It was excellent. It tells the history of everything down here. And because I just found it’s losing the lease here, it should stay here.”
It wasn't long ago that Virginia was a political powerhouse to be reckoned with. But now, Eric Cantor, its most powerful voice in Congress, has been silenced, a Virginia delegate will soon answer to charges of having an inappropriate relationship with a minor, and its nationally recognized former governor, Bob McDonnell, is on trial. Now many are asking: Is this soap opera-like trial tarnishing the state's reputation … or causing Virginians to lose faith in their leadership?