Lynchburg Police seek suspect in convenience store armed robbery

The Lynchburg Police Department is searching for a suspect after an armed robbery that occurred at KWIK STOP on Old Forest Road Tuesday night.     O A man entered the store, displayed a handgun, and obtained an undisclosed amount of money from the business before fleeing on foot. The suspect is a black male who wore black pants, black shoes, a black hooded sweatshirt […]

Governor Youngkin declares state of emergency ahead of Ian

After lashing Florida, Hurricane Ian is forecast TO HEAD OUT OVER THE ATLANTIC AND THEN HEAD BACK INLAND… IMPACTING GEORGIA, THE CAROLINAS…. AND VIRGINIA…. WHERE GOVERNOR GLENN YOUNGKIN HAS ALREADY DECLARED A STATE OF EMERGENCY. HE SPOKE TO FOX NEWS.  youngkin_Ian   PARTS OF THE STATE MAY SEE UP TO SIX INCHES OF RAIN STARTING FRIDAY….AND YOUNGKIN’S […]

Campbell County man wins $2 million in Virginia Lottery scratcher game

James Mason dropped in to the One Stop Market at 1023 Main Street in Altavista to redeem a couple of winning Virginia Lottery tickets. He used his winnings to buy a Supreme Riches ticket, which he scratched while he was still in the store. Turns out, the ticket was a $2 million winner. “I was a little dazed […]

Youngkin responds to student protest over transgender policy

STUDENTS IN VIRGINIA HELD A STATEWIDE WALK-OUT PROTEST TUESDAY AGAINST GOVERNOR YOUNGKIN’S POLICIES on TRANSGENDER STUDENTS IN SCHOOLS. YOUNGKIN TELLS “FOX AND FRIENDS” THAT PARENTS DESERVE TO BE INVOLVED.  YOUNGKIN PUSHES BACK AGAINST CRITICISM THAT HIS POLICIES COULD PUT TRANSGENDER KIDS IN DANGER OF MENTAL AND PHYSICAL ABUSE FROM PARENTS WHO DON’T APPROVE.  youngkin_families involved :14  […]

Gas prices decline in Virginia; analysts say not for long

Average gasoline prices in Virginia have fallen 5.8 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.33/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 4,081 stations in Virginia. Prices in Virginia are 30.6 cents per gallon lower than a month ago BUT THE DECLINE SEEMS TO BE OVER AS GAS PRICES EXPECT TO RISE IN THE […]

Travel site lists Lynchburg among top 25 college towns

Travel & Leisure recently ranked Lynchburg among its Top 25 College Towns and Cities.  Lynchburg was named alongside the likes of Ann Arbor (University of Michigan), Athens (University of Georgia), Eugene (University of Oregon), and Chapel Hill (University of North Carolina) and others as college communities with charm.   The site said Liberty University contributes […]

Liberty holds on to defeat Akron 21-12

AP-FBC–Akron-Liberty Sep 24, 2022 9:51 PM LYCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Jonathan Bennett threw two touchdown passes and Dae Dae Hunter ran for the clinching touchdown as Liberty defeated Akron 21-12. Bennett threw touchdown passes of 22 yards to Khaleb Coleman and 30 to Treon Sibley to put the Flames up 14-0 in the first minute […]

Hot job market! Virginia Career Works hosts Hiring Event Sept. 26

The National Labor Exchange says the greater Lynchburg area has more than 1,500 openings currently available. Analysts say job seekers should take advantage now, as concern builds about a looming economic recession. Virginia Career Works is partnering with more than a dozen local employers to host a Hiring Event next Monday, September 26, from 9:00 […]