Woman, boyfriend face charges in 2-year-old’s abduction

One suspect in the kidnapping of a 2-year-old boy Sunday in Giles County faces charges in two counties.   According to WDBJ-7, 44-year-old Nancy Fridley of Clifton Forge is charged with abduction and child endangerment in Giles County, where Noah Trout was kidnapped, and with drug possession in Alleghany County, where she lives. Fridley’s boyfriend Bobby Lee Taylor is charged […]

Lynchburg City Schools Teacher of the Year: Rachel Parr

Rachel Parr, T. C. Miller Elementary School for Innovation fourth grade teacher, has been selected by Lynchburg City Schools as the 2021 Teacher of the Year! The 2021 school year has been both challenging and exceptional.  LCS acknowledges the extraordinary efforts our teachers have made during this year.  As a result, this year’s Teacher of […]

Art in the Park at Riverside Park May 15

Lynchburg Parks & Recreation and the Seven Hills Art Club are excited to host the first annual Art in the Park event located in Riverside Park! Art in the Park will take place outdoors on May 15th from 10:00am–3:00pm. The event is free to the public. Wander through Riverside Park to enjoy exhibitions of local artists, […]

Campbell Co. Sheriff’s Office to host award ceremony May 14

RUSTBURG, VA – Campbell County Sheriff’s Office would like to extend an invitation to the public to attend the 2021 Awards Ceremony, to be held on Friday, May 14 at 2:00 p.m..  The Awards Ceremony is held annually to recognize the outstanding and/or heroic performance of duty and service of members of the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office.  It […]

Bedford Police to host Cop Camp in July

      The Bedford Police Department is getting a head start on some young recruits:   The department will hold a “ COP Camp” between July 5th through July 9th  for children between the ages of 9 to 14.  They’ll spend a week and get to know the police officers who serve them and our community.  […]

CANDIDATE SPOTLIGHT: Tim Hugo

Delegate Tim Hugo is seeking the GOP nomination for Lt. Governor. He joined the Morningline to discuss the parole board, legalization of marijuana, and controversy over a flyer about one of his opponents. WLNI · Tim Hugo 5 – 4-21

Minimum wage increases in Virginia

Minimum wage workers in Virginia are making about 27 percent more now that a state-mandated increase has taken effect. The minimum wage in the commonwealth increased Saturday from the federally mandated minimum of $7.25 an hour to $9.50. The May 1 increase is part of a state law passed last year. The minimum wage will […]

UPDATE: Giles County 2-year-old found safe

UPDATE: 2-year-old Noah Trout, abducted from Giles County Sunday, has been found safe, and an AMBER Alert has been canceled.    State police had issued the Alert after Noah was taken from a church nursery in Ripplemead yesterday afternoon.   No word yet on what has happened to the person who took him.    A news conference is […]

CANDIDATE SPOTLIGHT: Kirk Cox

Va. Delegate and GOP candidate for Governor Kirk Cox discusses the upcoming GOP convention, education, the parole board, and more with the Morningline: WLNI · Kirk Cox 5 – 3-21