McGuire, Faraldi claim victory, but races officially too close to call

Lynchburg City Council GOP Primary results: In the Lynchburg Ward 4 race, incumbent Chris Faraldi has a 21-vote lead over challenger Peter Alexander with more than 2000 votes cast. Faraldi has declared victory and says he’s ready to have the party united ahead of the November general election. The Lynchburg registrar says the race is […]

Lynchburg man charged with malicious wounding in stabbing incident

Lynchburg, VA – On June 10, 2024, at 2:08 a.m., Lynchburg Police officers responded to a reported burglary in the 1300 block of Fort Manor Drive. When officers arrived on scene, a male suspect was actively attacking an adult female victim with a knife. Despite the ongoing assault upon their arrival, the male surrendered the […]

Virginia governor swiftly signs compromise budget deal

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Public schools will get more funding, teachers and other government workers will see a pay bump and Virginia’s tax policy will remain as is under compromise budget legislation the Democratic-led General Assembly sent Monday to Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin, who swiftly signed it. Youngkin and legislative leaders last week negotiated an end to […]

Witnesses: parking spot dispute led to fatal shooting on Kemper Street

The Lynchburg Police Department (LPD) is investigating the shooting death of a man that occurred last night. Witnesses said it stemmed from an argument over a parking spot at Kemper Street Apartments. On May 8, 2024 at 6:50 p.m., officers responded to 1415 Kemper Street for a malicious wounding. Upon arrival, LPD officers discovered that […]

Bedford County School System releases statement on lawsuit against parent, attorney responds

Here is the statement from the Bedford County School System regarding its $600,000 lawsuit against David Rife, the parent of a special needs student at Staunton River High School. For Immediate Release: May 1, 2024(Bedford, VA)— The Bedford County School Board remains strongly committed to Parent’s Rights. Westrongly encourage Parents to actively participate and oversee […]

UPDATE: Lynchburg murder suspect arrested in Georgia

  UPDATE: Travon Sudia Brunson has been arrested without incident in Georgia and extradition is pending. EARLIER: The Lynchburg Police Department (LPD) has identified the suspect in the Homicide on Main Street as Travon Sudia Brunson (23) of Lynchburg. Brunson has been charged with Voluntary Manslaughter, Unlawful Wounding, and Carrying a Concealed Weapon. He is described as a black […]

Framatome breaks ground on $50-million expansion in Lynchburg

Framatome breaks ground on $50 million expansion in Lynchburg, Va.April 25, 2024 – Representatives from Framatome were joined today by local dignitaries to break ground on the $50 million expansion of its Mill Ridge Road facility located in Lynchburg, Va. As one of three locations in Lynchburg, Framatome’s Operational Center of Excellence employees provide specialized […]