President Barack Obama heads to New York City today for a Democratic Party fundraiser and a school visit. The president will visit a Brooklyn high school that he praised in this year's State of the Union address as a model for preparing students.
R.S. Payne Elementary in Lynchburg will cut the ribbon on a new sign in front of the school today at 9:30 a.m.. The schools Parent Teacher Organization raised money for more than a decade to build the marquee.
Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling will be at South Virginia University in Buena Vista this morning at 11. Bolling will speak at the university's weekly forum.
The Roanoke County Administration Center will close at 4 p.m. for an emergency drill. County leaders will test response times and emergency plans.