Need your leaves raked? UL Physical Therapy doctoral students will do it for a good cause

Need your leaves raked?

The University of Lynchburg’s Doctor of Physical Therapy students are again raking leaves for a good cause. Donations are welcome and all proceeds will benefit Wheels on the James, an organization that provides therapeutic tricycles to those with mobility challenges.   To set up an appointment through Nov. 21, contact:  Drew Phillips or (910) 585-2836

Northam adds new rules statewide; gatherings now limited to 25

 Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is announcing substantial new statewide restrictions on gatherings and certain businesses in an effort to slow rising COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. The Democratic governor’s office said in a Friday news release that the state’s cap on gatherings will be reduced from 250 to 25. Also, the state’s mask requirement will be […]

Campbell Co. Services Authority providing water to Brookneal

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The Campbell County Services Authority is now helping supply water to the town of Brookneal via the agency’s Central Water System after Brookneal’s water plant flooded last week during heavy rains.    The authority is also helping restore the town’s water supply operations as soon as possible.   Here is the news release from Campbell County: Rustburg, […]

Lynchburg woman charged with filing false police report

A Lynchburg woman has been arrested for filing a false police report.   Police say 22-year-old  Jaccarra Taylor reported an inappropriate arrest and use of a taser on the night of June 2nd along Old Forest Road.   After a months-long internal investigation that included reviewing Taser deployments, Body-Worn Camera videos, in-car camera videos, and closed-circuit television […]

VMI board selects interim superintendent

The Virginia Military Institute has selected a retired U.S. Army major general to serve as its interim superintendent. The school announced in a news release Friday that Cedric Wins will step in to lead the military college until a permanent superintendent is chosen. Wins is a 1985 graduate of VMI. The move comes after VMI’s […]

No. 22 Liberty looks to keep rolling against Western Carolina

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Liberty made some believers last week with its dramatic victory at Virginia Tech, and the No. 22 Flames don’t expect to have to be at their best to justify that perch this weekend. Western Carolina will be making its debut in a 3-game season that is a prelude to an 8-game season starting in February. […]

Group pushes for elected school board in Lynchburg

The group called Conservative Parents of Lynchburg – which has more than 160 members —  wants Lynchburg residents to begin electing their school board members.  The group’s president Andrew Glover says the current system of having the 9 school board members appointed by City Council – leaves no accountability. Conservative Parents of Lynchburg have had […]

Brookneal water plant flooded; Campbell County residents asked to conserve water

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The heavy rain for the past couple of days is causing flooding is problems in Brookneal. Campbell County officials are asking residents to use water sparingly today after because the water plant in Brookneal is flooded.  Officials say there are NO contamination issues.     The National Weather Service says the  Staunton River in Brookneal will be […]

Liberty University observes Military Emphasis Week

Liberty University is observing its annual Military Emphasis Week.  Liberty held a special Military Appreciation Convocation yesterday with a salute to all branches of the U.S. military, and special veteran guest speakers sharing military experiences.  There’s a veterans appreciation ceremony today.    Saturday is a  Military Appreciation football game between the Flames and Western Carolina University at […]