Bedford father charged with murder of infant son

On May 17, 2022 the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 2000 block of Saunders Road in the Vinton area of Bedford County in reference to a 2 month old infant that was not breathing. Deputies arrived on scene and attempted to resuscitate the child. Bedford County Fire/ EMS arrived on scene and the […]

Bedford County Sheriff’s Office investigates infant’s death

The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of an infant yesterday. Officers went to the 2700 Block of Saunders Rd. For an unresponsive 2-month-old. Despite all efforts by Deputies and EMS, the child was pronounced dead at the scene. The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office and the Office of the Medical Examiner are reviewing […]

Lynchburg GOP chooses three candidates to run for City Council

At a weekend meeting, Lynchburg Republicans chose three candidates to run for the three at-large seats on Lynchburg City Council seats on November 8th. Larry Taylor, Stephanie Reed, and Martin Misjuns were chosen from seven candidates. Republicans hope to win a majority on City Council for the first time in about two decades. They say […]

Man killed in moped collision in Appomattox County; charges pending

At 4:21 p.m. on Tuesday (May 10), Virginia State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash on Route 460 close to a quarter-mile west of Spruce Rd. A 2016 Yamaha moped was traveling east on Route 460 in the right lane when it was struck in the rear by a 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The operator […]

Fairfax County Supervisors refuse Youngkin’s request over Supreme Court protests

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Fairfax County officials have rebuffed a request from Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin to establish a security perimeter around the neighborhoods of Supreme Court justices living in the county who have faced protests outside their homes. Youngkin, a Republican, made the request Wednesday in a letter to the county board of […]

Local physician has advice for families amid baby formula shortage

The White House is blaming supply chain disruptions and a safety recall on a nationwide baby formula shortage that has retailers limiting what customers can buy. Dr. Thomas Eppes with CVFP Medical Group has advice for the families he sees:  Eppes_baby formula :24  The White House says it’s talking with manufacturers about how they can […]

Women settle lawsuit against Liberty University

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit twelve women brought last summer against Liberty University, accusing the Christian institution of mishandling cases of sexual assault and harassment. That’s according to court documents filed Wednesday. A notice of dismissal filed by the plaintiffs’ attorney, Jack Larkin, says the case has been […]

Centra adjusts procedures because of contrast dye shortage

Centra Health is canceling some elective procedures because of a global shortage of intravenous contrast dye. It’s used in procedures such as enhanced X-rays, CT scans and heart catheterizations. Centra officials say much of the nation’s supply comes from China where COVID lockdowns are underway. Centra has postponed elective imaging procedures in order to conserve its supplies […]

Private property owners sue over Virginia’s hunting dog law

WILSONS, Va. (AP) — Several property owners in Virginia are suing the state Department of Wildlife Resources over a state law that allows hunters to retrieve their hunting dogs from private property. A number of states allow hunters to retrieve their dogs without permission from property owners under certain circumstances. But Virginian’s law says hunters […]

Highly decorated Vietnam POW will be D-Day Memorial keynote speaker

A Highly Decorated Vietnam POW will deliver Memorial Day Keynote Address at the D-Day Memorial in Bedford. Dave Carey spent five and a half years as a POW in Vietnam after his aircraft was shot down during a combat mission. Carey has become an author and motivational speaker. Carey will deliver the keynote address during […]