Lottye joined the NBC 29 news team in July of 2018. She is thrilled to be back where she was raised after graduating from George Mason University with a degree in communication.
Lottye created the public relations team at the George Mason Office of Student Media, and reported on the Women's March and a visit by Alicia Boe of the Netflix series "13 Reasons Why." She also served as a White House intern and an actress at the Workhouse Arts Theater in Lorton.
When she isn't talking to people, Lottye loves to work on her bullet journal, play music, and dance.
Wearing a mask outside is now a new normal for millions of people because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, an art project at the University of Virginia Children’s Hospital is using that “new normal” to bring a smile to those passing by.
If you think you might need non-emergency medical attention and are without a primary care physician, the University of Virginia Health System is making it easier to get help with a healthcare hotline.
With restaurants preparing to open with different restrictions on Friday, May 15, language in Virginia’s Phase One Plan not only limits businesses, but it may also cause some owners not to open at all.
Some restaurants in Virginia are getting ready for more in-person business. On Friday, May 15, Governor Ralph Northam’s restrictions on restaurants will change, allowing some customers to dine in - as long as they are seated outside.
Small businesses are now starting to see some funds from the federal government, but the money is not a complete problem solver. One Albemarle County day camp is trying to figure out how to move forward.
Since the start of the outbreak, health organizations worldwide have been trying to predict the potential impact of COVID-19. Now, some students at the University of Virginia may be able to find a way to better predict the spread of the virus.
With the statewide lockdown still in effect, fewer people are going to work, or out for any daily business. There are a couple of steps you can take to make your car is still working just as well once the lockdown comes to an end.
While theaters are closed worldwide due to the coronavirus pandemic, Live Arts in downtown Charlottesville is insisting the show must go on. The volunteer-based theater plans to stream a festival of “30 Plays in 30 Days”.
Nurses and those on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis are in a high stress environment at work. Now, the University of Virginia Health System has a place where nurses can decompress and stay resilient during the pandemic.
A Charlottesville restaurant is expanding its delivery during the coronavirus pandemic, to keep as many employees as possible on payroll. Monsoon Siam, a Thai restaurant located off of the downtown mall has started free delivery to some neighborhoods.
Statistics show black people are being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. To prevent the number of cases from rising, some activists are raising money to get masks to those who need them, through MASK UP.
Martial arts normally rely on daily practice and instruction. With restrictions on gatherings and fear about spreading coronavirus, one Albemarle County taekwondo and hapkido studio is finding ways to punch and kick through this crisis.
An Albemarle County family is making sure that birthdays, are still getting some recognition during the coronavirus pandemic. Birthdays, anniversaries, or just getting through a hard day are being celebrated by the Cochran family.