In the second half of our series about the closing of the Natural Bridge Zoo, we explore what sometimes happens to all the animals once a zoo loses its license, and we take a look at the exotic animal trade.
Earlier this week, members of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Way Coalition, NAACP, and interested community partners gathered in a downtown Harrisonburg municipal building to discuss social problems involving substance abuse and mental health. WMRA’s Kara Lofton reports.
Monday’s forum, called Broken Systems, Broken People, was the third such event and was cosponsored with the local NAACP.
The Child Protective Services office that serves Augusta County, including Staunton and Waynesboro, is under scrutiny in recent days for deleting hundreds of voicemails in its system. (Note: this story has been updated with a statement from the Shenandoah Valley Social Services office in Verona, released after this interview aired on WMRA. See below.)