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Ginseng Poaching Sentencing

Three Amherst residents have been sentenced for poaching ginseng. Mickel and Sammy Branham both received15 days in jail and Deborah ...
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New Owner Likely For Natural Bridge

A tentative agreement has been reached with a nonprofit conservation organization to purchase Natural Bridge. The historic landmark and its ...
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AEP Seeks State Approval for Substation Connector

Appalachian Power plans to build an electric transmission line through parts of northern Campbell County and the southern part of ...
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Senator Deeds Released from Hospital

Senator Creigh Deeds has been released from the University Of Virginia Medical Center. A hospital spokesman says Deeds was released ...
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New Mission for United Way

The United Way of Central Virginia is changing its mission. The News & Advance report the agency’s board of directors ...
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Folks Will Be Hitting The Road For Thanksgiving

Virginia roads could be a little less crowded during the Thanksgiving holiday. But drivers starting out on their holiday journey ...
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Vacancies on City Boards Are In Need Of Filling

The City of Lynchburg has announced vacancies on several Boards & Commissions by the end of the year. Officials are ...
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Another Vehicle Suspected in Trailer Theft

Bedford County authorities are now searching for two vehicles that are believed to have been involved in the theft of ...
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Thanksgiving Travel Begins

Planes, trains and automobiles…the holiday travel season is underway! Locally, today is expected to be the busiest day of the ...
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Large Crowd Attends VDOT Meeting

Governor McDonnell's transportation bill was the topic of discussion at a public meeting in Lynchburg, Thursday night. The annual VDOT ...
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Search Warrant Details Released in LU Student’s Shooting Death

Search warrants have been released by the Lynchburg Police Department on the officer related death of a Liberty University student ...
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Man Will Face Charges For Killing Child With Vehicle

A charge against a Madison Heights man accused of hitting and killing a sixth grader with his vehicle will head ...
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Expressway Road Work Rescheduled for Weekend

Pavement marker installation along the northwest portion of the Lynchburg Expressway, originally scheduled for November 16-17, has been rescheduled to ...
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Bus Camera Could Catch Non-Stoppers In Amherst

Amherst County schools have taken extra measures to deter motorists from running school bus stop signs. The New Era Progress ...
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Altavista Revitalization Plans Moves Forward

The Altavista Planning Commission, next month will begin a process of developing architectural design guidelines for the downtown revitalization overlay ...
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Yes Virginia… There Is Health Care Coverage for Kids

While the Affordable Care Act has been on the minds of millions of Americans; a recent report shows Virginia has ...
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Campbell County Will Hire New Prosecutor

The Campbell County Board of Supervisors this week approved hiring of a new full-time assistant commonwealth’s attorney. The new county ...
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Local Air Travel is Up, Up and Away—But Only Slightly

Lynchburg Regional Airport saw a very slight increase in passenger traffic last month. October’s increase of less than 1% is ...
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Man Suspected in String of Robberies

Police have made an arrest in a Lynchburg convenience store robbery Monday night. 48 year old, Timothy Ray Henshaw is ...
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Schools Celebrate Education Week with Announcement of Scholarship Donation

Lynchburg City Schools offer educational services to more than 8,000 students. This week schools have been celebrating American Education Week ...
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