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Appomattox County Officials Discuss Future Plans

The Appomattox Board of Supervisors this weekend met with the county’s planning commission to work on future plans and discuss ...
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Forest Sonic Robbed At Gunpoint

The Bedford County Sheriff's Office is investigating a weekend robbery at the Sonic on Perrowville Road in Forest. Authorities say ...
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Heating Oil Leak Contained in Lynchburg

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality is investigating a 150-gallon heating oil spill off Campbell Avenue. The Lynchburg Fire on Sunday ...
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Virginia prepares to implement voter photo-ID law

The State Board of Election is already looking ahead to July 1st, the date a new voter ID law will ...
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Randolph Collection Sells Painting to London’s National Gallery

The National Gallery in London has paid $25.5 million to Randolph College to purchase George Bellows 1912 painting, “Men of ...
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AARP Offers Free Tax Assistance

Tax volunteers with AARP are offering free tax preparation assistance until April 14 at Templeton Senior Center on Wiggington Road, ...
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Improving Employment Numbers Released For Central Virginia

The jobless rate for the Lynchburg area fell in December, according to figures released Wednesday by the Virginia employment Commission ...
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Time to Vote in the Black History Art Contest

In order to honor contributions made by African-Americans, the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lynchburg has partnered with U.S ...
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No criminal charges in woman’s shooting death

Lynchburg Police and prosecutors say there will be no charges filed in connection with a city woman’s shooting death last ...
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Three people arrested in connection with Kevin Quick murder

WAYNESBORO, Va. (AP) _ Police say three people face charges in connection with the death of a Virginia reserve police ...
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Arrests Made In Infant’s Death

Authorities say the father, mother, and grandmother of an infant that died last August in Rockbridge County, have been arrested ...
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Hunting On Sundays Vote Postponed

The Appomattox Board of Supervisors this week, voted to take no action on a request from the Virginia Hunting Dog ...
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Bedford County Company Is In Need Of More Employees

Bedford County’s Office of Economic Development announced this week that The Matrixx Group, a Citadel Plastics Holdings company, is growing ...
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Mugging by Firearm Reported in Hill City

Sources say a man was robbed at gunpoint last night in Lynchburg. According to police, the victim was approached by ...
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Museum Is Displaying Dunbar School’s History

Named for the African American poet, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Dunbar High School played a key role in Lynchburg’s African American ...
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“Sustainable Lynchburg,” takes a holistic view at neighborhoods

Last year the city of Lynchburg started to develop a plan for Tinbridge Hill, asking residents what they want their ...
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Textbook case: state lawmakers debate how much they should dictate what goe...

New textbooks for Virginia's students could note that the Sea of Japan is also known as the East Sea. Both ...
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Body found near Richmond believed to be missing police reserve captain

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ The search for a missing Virginia reserve police officer has led to the discovery of a ...
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Glad’s Parent Company Makes Donation to Local Schools

Glad Manufacturing has made substantial contribution to the Amherst Education Foundation. According to the New Era Progress, Glad’s parent company, ...
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Revised Boat Safety Bill Is Approved

A bill that originally would have exempt people 45 years of age and older from having to take a boating-safety ...
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