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What’s News Today: free lunch, job fair

Here’s a look at some of the stories we’ll be following today as they make headlines across the country and Southwest Virginia.

What's News Today
What's News Today (WSLS 10)

ROANOKE, Va. – Today is the deadline to appeal your real estate assessment in Lynchburg. The city’s Assessor’s Office mailed notice to homeowners last month, whose values changed. If you want to appeal, you should contact the Assessor’s Office.

Roadwork in Lynchburg could impact your evening and early morning drive. Crews will mill and pave Rivermont Avenue and part of Boonsboro Road nightly from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. The work was originally scheduled to take place last week, but was moved to this week.

Roanoke City Libraries are making sure students don’t go hungry. Between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., students can pick up fresh meals. The meals are available for anyone 18 and under. You can also use the library’s WiFi from the parking lot.

The Lynchburg Police Department holds a virtual hiring fair today. There will be a question and answer session as well as a presentation and details about becoming an officer. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. on Zoom.

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As part of WSLS 10 Today’s morning team, Patrick McKee brings a unique set of skills to the anchor desk.