Author: Katelyn Waltemyer
Katelyn Waltemyer is a freelancer who loves holding people and institutions accountable through storytelling. She’s a senior at James Madison University and is the editor at The Breeze. She currently resides in Lynchburg, VA, and can be contacted at [email protected]
Since mid-March, many local businesses closed their doors, but with Virginia’s Friday launch of Phase 1 reopening, many owners are unlatching their doors or have developed alternative ways to serve customers. The Citizen contacted more than a dozen businesses to find out how they’ve approached the challenges of the stay-at-home order and are adjusting to Phase 1 reopening. And there’s a range of ways local businesses are adjusting to survive.