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Gas prices are the lowest this time of year since 2003

Gas prices are the lowest this time of year since 2003
Gas prices have proved to as unpredictable as just about everything else in this COVID-19 era. The question now is ...
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One new COVID-19 case reported in Lynchburg region

One new COVID-19 case reported in Lynchburg region
According to data released by the Virginia Department of Health this morning, there are 1,483 new cases of coronavirus statewide ...
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D-Day Memorial goes virtual in honoring America’s fallen

D-Day Memorial goes virtual in honoring America's fallen
This is Memorial Day, the day  America honors and remembers the men and women who have died in service to ...
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Critics castigate Northam for mask-less beach visit

Critics castigate Northam for mask-less beach visit
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam has repeatedly urged Virginia residents to cover their faces in public during ...
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White House goal on testing nursing homes unmet

White House goal on testing nursing homes unmet
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Nearly two weeks ago the White House urged governors to ensure that every nursing home resident ...
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Police investigating malicious wounding that sent one to hospital

Police investigating malicious wounding that sent one to hospital
From Lynchburg Police: The Lynchburg Police Department is investigating a malicious wounding that occurred this afternoon. On May 23, 2020 ...
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Ex-prosecutor could be disciplined for handling of plea deal

Ex-prosecutor could be disciplined for handling of plea deal
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia prosecutor faces a disciplinary hearing over his handling of a plea agreement in ...
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Virginia unemployment rate in double digits due to pandemic

Virginia unemployment rate in double digits due to pandemic
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s unemployment rate shot up into the double digits in April due to the effects of ...
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VA Senator calls for more resources to help state and local governments

VA Senator calls for more resources to help state and local governments
One of Virginia’s Democratic US Senators says it is time to provide financial relief to state and local governments as ...
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Percival’s Trail closed over high water concerns

Percival's Trail closed over high water concerns
The City of Lynchburg has closed the Percival’s Island urban trail and the beach because of a safety concern with ...
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More National Forest recreation sites to open in coming week

More National Forest recreation sites to open in coming week
NEWS RELEASE: Roanoke, VA. (May 22, 2020) – George Washington and Jefferson National Forests officials will reopen many recreation sites for ...
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2020 Franklin County Agricultural Fair falls victim to COVID concerns

2020 Franklin County Agricultural Fair falls victim to COVID concerns
Another annual event has fallen victim to COVID-19 safety and health concerns. This year's Franklin County Agricultural Fair has been ...
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Peaks of Otter, Sharp Top parking areas reopen Saturday

Peaks of Otter, Sharp Top parking areas reopen Saturday
The Blue Ridge Parkway is reopening the parking areas tomorrow at the Peaks of Otter and the near Sharp Top ...
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Pomp and Circumstance is no longer missing in Amherst Co.

Pomp and Circumstance is no longer missing in Amherst Co.
Rob Arnold, Superintendent of Amherst County Schools and Amherst County H.S. Principal, Dr. Derrick Brown discuss Saturday's "Commencement in Cars" ...
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Wanted: 1,300 Virginia COVID-fighting contact tracers

Wanted: 1,300 Virginia COVID-fighting contact tracers
The Virginia Department of Health says one of the most important ways to fight a greater spread of COVID-19 is ...
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Smith Mountain Lake to rise 3 feet above full pond

Smith Mountain Lake to rise 3 feet above full pond
NEWS RELEASE: ROANOKE, Va., May 21, 2020 – Appalachian Power, operator of the Smith Mountain Project hydroelectric facility in southwest ...
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One new COVID-19 case reported in region in last two days

One new COVID-19 case reported in region in last two days
The Virginia Department of Health’s COVID-19 numbers reported over the past two days show just a single new case in ...
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Republicans are serious about November

Republicans are serious about November
Candidate for U.S. Senate, Daniel Gade, talks about the campaign and Town Hall's that have kept him going leading up ...
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Five hospitalized after Wards Ferry Road collision

Five hospitalized after Wards Ferry Road collision
NEWS RELEASE: LYNCHBURG, Va. - The Lynchburg Police Department is investigating after a crash on Wards Ferry Road this afternoon ...
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New pandemic relief bill passed by House called “liberal wish list...

New pandemic relief bill passed by House called "liberal wish list"
The latest pandemic relief bill that’s heading to the Senate is being called a “grab bag of liberal priorities that ...
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