What's News Today: December 6, 2017

Here's a look at some of the stories we'll be following today

By Patrick McKee - Anchor

A Christmas Story, with its famous leg lamp, opens at Mill Mountain Theatre. The theatrical adaptation follows the 1983 classic film. The show runs through December 23rd. Tickets start at $20.

Wytheville Community College holds a public input session for its strategic planning process. The new strategic plan will guide the college over the next several years. Tonight's session begins at 6 p.m. There is another session tomorrow night.

The Pulaski County Board of Supervisors and school board will hold a join meeting tonight to talk about the Pulaski County Middle School. They will get an update on architecture and engineering, financing and acquiring property.  

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice will speak today at Liberty University's convocation. Rice will share his family's story and how God can use one's story to impact lives and give encouragement. Convocation begins this morning at 10:30 a.m. in the Vines Center.

A two day meeting begins today, talking about the Mountain Valley Pipeline. The State Water Control Board begins a two day meeting today, hearing comments about the proposed pipeline and its possible effects on water quality in the Commonwealth. The board will look at effects to stormwater runoff during construction and after the project is complete, as well as water protection.  A separate hearing takes place next week on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

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