"Champion Brewing out of Charlottesville announced last Friday that they will be opening up a new brewery in downtown Lynchburg (1021 Main Street) by late Summer 2020. This is the third brewery to announce that it will be opening in downtown this year:
Additionally, a self-serve taproom with 20 beers to choose from and wine on tap was announced for downtown last week:https://wset.com/news/local/self-ser...town-lynchburg
At this point we have three breweries, a self-serve taproom, two wine bars, a German beer hall, and a second rooftop bar underway downtown. 2020 is going to be a GREAT year for beer lovers and new nightlife in the Hill City!"
ALSO this would boost the city for sure!
"NASA chief considering BWXT in Lynchburg to develop a nuclear thermal propulsion rocket on the first manned mission to Mars. The rocket technology could cut the time it takes to get to Mars by half. NASA has awarded $20 million to BWXT to begin initial stages of designing the rockets and is weighing a much larger contract to actually build them for future manned missions to Mars. If the contract is awarded, this would be huge for the city:
Let the discussions begin!