Sports psychologist who works with local athletes weighs in on Simone Biles

Sports psychologist Dr. Tiff Jones is a certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC) who is on the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) Sport Psychology Registry. She’s worked with numerous athletes, including many at the University of Lynchburg, on getting their “head in the game”. The Morningline discussed the Simone Biles situation with Dr. Tiff: WLNI […]

Reminder: Lynchburg’s Main Street converts to 2-way traffic beginning Friday

Lynchburg officials are reminding motorists that Main Street will convert from one-way to two-way traffic on Friday – for the first time since 1954.   Officials say the goal is to more safely accommodate pedestrians now that more people are living and spending time downtown.    City officials plan an inaugural ride down Main Street Friday morning in a city bus.   Church Street […]

Bedford County crash claims one life

State police are investigating a fatal crash in Bedford County last night.   It happened just before 8pm in the 7900 block of E. Lynchburg Salem Turnpike in Bedford County. There is one confirmed fatality. The crash remains under investigation.  

Two injured in Lynchburg shooting

Lynchburg police say two men were injured in a shooting in the 17-hundred block of Grace Street Saturday night.   It happened around 11:20.  The victims’ injuries were not life-threatening.   The victims described a male wearing a surgical mask and grey hoodie, and one victim observed a white vehicle leaving the area at the time.   Officers […]

9-1-1 service restored in Campbell County after apparent cable cut

9-1-1 service has been restored in Campbell County after being down for several hours yesterday.   For much of the day the county advised residents to use alternate numbers if they had an emergency.  According to ABC13, the outage was caused by a cut fiber line in the Marion area and affected some 30  9-1-1 centers […]

Northam urges but won’t require continued masking in schools

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s administration is issuing new guidance on COVID-19 prevention measures for the upcoming school year. The guidance released Wednesday urges but does not require continued masking in many circumstances. The Democratic administration noted that a statewide public health order that mandated masking in schools is coming to an end Sunday. It says […]

Lawsuit against Liberty alleges mishandling of sex assaults

Twelve women are suing Liberty University, claiming that the school has a pattern of mishandling cases of sexual assault and harassment.   The women’s attorney says the University’s honor code, which doesn’t allow alcohol use, made it difficult or impossible for them to report violations if they had been drinking, and it says the university retaliated […]

Lynchburg begins conversion to 2-way traffic downtown

Two-way traffic is returning to Main Street and Church Street in downtown Lynchburg over the next few months.   Officials say it’s to more safely accommodate pedestrians now that more people are living and spending time downtown.  The transition to two-way streets will occur in three phases: beginning next week, Main Street will become two-way between […]

Campbell Co. Sheriff’s Office seeks man wanted on multiple charges

The Campbell County sheriff’s office is looking for a man wanted on multiple felony and misdemeanor charges: The Campbell County sheriff’s office would like the public’s help finding a man wanted for multiple felony and misdemeanor charges. 29-year-old Joseph Ryan Scannell of Madison Heights is a white male, 6’1″ tall, and weighs approximately 210 pounds.  Scannell has brown […]

Kiwanis Club holds “Shrimpfest” August 7th to raise money for new playground

The Kiwanis Club of Lynchburg is raising money to build a playground at Riverfront Park in  downtown Lynchburg.   Kiwanis works on numerous area projects that benefit children.  The Kiwanis Club is holding its 6th annual SHRIMPFEST as a drive-through fundraiser August 7th at the Y Express on Old Forest Road.    Dinners will include over ½ […]