What's News Today: January 27, 2016
(WSLS 10) - A murder suspect who entered a plea deal in Lynchburg learns his sentence today. According to the Lynchburg Commonwealth's Attorney, Dominique Moss pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in October in the August 2014 death of his cousin, Shawn Moss. In exchange for the plea, two gun charges against Moss were dropped. He could face 20 years to life in prison.
The Town of Christiansburg holds an informational meeting tonight starting at 6:30 at the Aquatic Center about a proposed stormwater enterprise fund. Last year, town council formed the Stormwater Stakeholders Committee to explore how to address federal and state stormwater requirements. In December, the committee presented its recommendation which includes a stormwater utility fee structure and rate. Town Council is expected to talk about the proposal in March.
Carilion Clinic holds a recruitment event for nurses today. Recruiters and staff will be there to talk about open positions. The event takes places at the Cambria Inn on Reserve Avenue from noon to 5 p.m.
Members and executives from Chambers of Commerce across the state, including some from southwest Virginia, will meet in Richmond today for Chamber Day. The event gives local leaders the chance to hear from state leaders, including, Governor Terry McAuliffe and Attorney General Mark Herring.
Carilion Stonewall Jackson Hospital in Lexington cuts the ribbon today on its expanded nuclear medicine program. The hospital purchsed a nuclear medicine camera which provides high quality imaging and reduces radiation doses by up to 50 percent. The camera will be primarily used by the cardiology department.
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