New mural along Boonsboro Road focuses on “Love”

Lynchburg has a new mural that’s hard to miss if you’re driving on Boonsboro Road. Bank of the James purchased the building that used to be a Wells Fargo and is sponsoring the community art project on a 10 by 15 foot wall outside.    It was created by Richmond artist Sunny Goode, whose work features […]

No. 25 Liberty takes on Virginia Tech tomorrow

Liberty has its first national ranking since moving to the Bowl Subdivision level, and the No. 25 Flames get a chance to prove they belong at Virginia Tech. The Hokies are more than two touchdown favorites to end the Flames’ eight-game winning streak dating to last season.    The Hokies are more than two touchdown […]

Street race ends fatally

State police say a street race between two cars in Henry County ended fatally early yesterday morning. It happened around 1:44am on Greensboro Road.  Police say the two cars were racing when one ran off the road, struck a tree and overturned. The other car  went into the oncoming lane, struck an embankment and overturned.   […]

Lynchburg Police warn of phone scam

Lynchburg police are warning residents about an ongoing scam.  Police say they’ve received multiple calls from citizens about  scammers saying are with the LPD and claiming the  victim missed court and has charges pending. They are attempting to gain personal information and funds for “court fees.” The scammers may be aggressive and attempt to keep […]

Officials seek input on Central Virginia Training Center property

Area economic development officials want public input on what to do with the vacant Central Virginia Training Center property.    The now closed center, which is owned by the state, is in Madison Heights across the river from downtown Lynchburg.   Megan Lucas is with the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance:   Every evening next week, the business […]

Spanberger holds on to seat in 7th Congressional District

Early voting in Henrico and Spotsylvania counties carried Democrat Abigail Spanberger last night in the 7th Congressional district over  Republican Nick Freitas.  Spanberger, defending the seat she first won two years ago, declared victory after picking up an additional 4,100 early votes that had not been reported in Henrico and 2,300 votes in Spotsylvania. Absentee votes […]