Attorney General candidates square off in debate

Republican attorney general candidate Jason Miyares attacked Democratic incumbent Mark Herring for the actions of the state’s parole board, while Herring said Miyares fundamentally misunderstands the duties of the office. The two squared off Wednesday in a debate that was supposed to focus on business issues. But Miyares spent much of his time attacking the […]

Youngkin tours state for Police Week; McAuliffe says leaders need to “get their act together”

With  less than three weeks till Election Day in Virginia, Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin toured the state yesterday as part of Police Week.   That included a stop in Campbell County for a Law Enforcement Appreciation Rally.  Terry McAuliffe, the Democratic candidate for Virginia governor, is calling on leaders in Washington from both parties — including President Joe Biden […]

Haunted Cradle Coming to Lynchburg Museum

After 182 years, an alleged rocking cradle that was believed to be lost, has been donated to the Lynchburg Museum by a direct descendent to the original owners.  The Haunted Cradle story is one of the best-known local ghost stories with the original reports going all the way back to the late 1800s. The museum will do a live stream on October 29 […]

The Texas Inn Celebrates 86 Years

Lynchburg’s oldest Restaurant, Texas Inn, is celebrating 86 years with a food drive benefiting the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank. The .86 cent hot dogs will be available at both Downtown and Cornerstone locations until 6 PM tonight – both locations will also be collecting canned and dry goods to be donated to the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank through January 5th. 

Rustburg Mom Denied Bond After One Child Dies and Other Lands In Hospital

Injuries to 2 infants in a Campbell County home left one dead and one in the hospital. Officers responded to the 600 block of Patterson Avenue after a 911 call reporting the children were unresponsive.  The other twin boy was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital with two brain bleeds. 20 year old, Halie Dawn Sutton, was arrested and charged with felony child […]

Four Lynchburg teens arrested for armed robbery

Four Lynchburg teenagers are behind bars after an armed robbery at the intersection of 4th and Jackson Streets yesterday afternoon around 330.  Police say the teens forced a man and a woman from their car, robbed them and ran away.    Police say shots were fired but no one was injured.  Police found the teens quickly and found a bookbag with four guns in […]

State Police search for sex offender in Lynchburg

State police are asking for the public’s help finding a convicted sex offender known to frequent  Lynchburg and Richmond.  John Kenneth Adams, 53, is currently wanted out of Lynchburg for two felony counts of failing to re-register as a Tier 3 offender. Adams’ last known residence was near Waldon Pond along Lakeside Drive in Lynchburg. His last registration date was June 1, A […]

Human remains discovered in Amherst

The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Appomattox Field Office is investigating the discovery of human remains in the Town of Amherst.  At approximately 4 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 6, 2021), a survey crew discovered human remains in a wooded area within the 100 block of Loch Lane. The remains were found at the top […]

COVID patients gradually declining at Lynchburg General Hospital

Centra Updates for October 6, 2021• Centra’s inpatient COVID census for 10.06.21:o 67 Total Patients: 17 are fully vaccinated, 14 are ICU patients, 10 areventilatedo 58 LGHo 9 Southside Community Hospital• We have fortunately seen a gradual trend downward in our hospitalized COVIDcensus at LGH. The decrease in numbers means we will be adjusting our […]

Lynchburg Police searching for armed robbery suspect

Crime of the Week – October 5, 2021 LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department is searching for a suspect after an armed robbery that occurred at Cash Out Game Room on Memorial Avenue this weekend.  On October 3, 2021, at 12:39 a.m., officers responded to 2504 Memorial Avenue for a report of an armed robbery. A man armed with a handgun […]