National Center for Healthy Veterans dedicates Community Center

The National Center for Healthy Veterans in Altavista continues to build 100 tiny homes for veterans on Valor Farm in Altavista.  The purpose of the 340-acre farm is to help veterans heal and return to society. Brigadier General Jeff Horne told the Morningline they dedicated a new Community Center yesterday:   Here is that conversation: WLNI · […]

UPDATE: Man charged after Campbell Co. shooting

UPDATE: An Appomattox man is facing charges after a shooting Wednesday afternoon in Campbell County. Police say 45-year-old Maurice Megginson was stopped at a stoplight when he got out of his vehicle and began assaulting another motorist. The two struggled over a gun and it discharged, injuring them both.   Police say the woman inside […]

Lynchburg Police: suspect threatened mass shooting of police

Lynchburg Police have released more details about a suspect who apparently took his own life inside an Amherst home Saturday night. Late Friday night into Saturday morning, police received direct messages through Facebook Messenger threatening the mass shooting of local law enforcement officers and judiciary employees. They identified the Facebook profile as that of Joseph R. […]

UPDATE: Police ID man killed by tractor-trailer on Route 460

UPDATE: Investigation Involving Threats on Social Media  LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department (LPD) began an investigation as the result of threats made through a social media platform last weekend.   On Friday, June 3, at 11:08 p.m., the LPD began receiving direct messages through Facebook Messenger which threatened the mass shooting of local […]

State Police investigate fatal shooting of Amherst resident

State Police are investigating the fatal shooting of an Amherst resident over the weekend. It happened as a State police SWAT team executed a search warrant at a residence on Newington Drive in the Town of Amherst Saturday night around 7:00. The warrant was part of an ongoing criminal investigation being conducted by Lynchburg Police. Police […]

Gas prices continue to climb in Virginia

Average gasoline prices in Virginia have risen 18.5 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $4.64/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 4,081 stations in Virginia. Prices in Virginia are 44.4 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand $1.71/g higher than a year ago. The price of diesel has risen 11.5 […]

Lynchburg boy critically injured after car rolls over him

Lynchburg Police are investigating a vehicle crash that left a child in critical condition. IT happened Wednesday just after 9pm in the 1100-block of Toledo Avenue. A 9-year-old boy became trapped underneath a 2020 Hyundai Accent when it rolled down a hill and into the front yard of a residence. LPD officers and Lynchburg Fire […]

UPDATE: Police seek suspect in Golf Park Drive homicide

UPDATE: Lynchburg police are looking for a murder suspect they say may be armed and dangerous. 25-year-old Anthony Dewayne Colden II, of South Carolina died from a gunshot wound to the torso shortly before midnight last night at an upstairs apartment at 4540 Golf Park Drive. 21-year-old Londell Henry Thompson Jr. is wanted on numerous charges […]

Budget compromise includes $25-million to pay off CVTC bonds

Virginia lawmakers are in Richmond to vote on a compromise state budget. The spending plan would offer billions in tax relief, increase pay for teachers and other public employees, and fund a wide range of projects from roadwork to school construction. Lawmakers will be back at the Capitol in a special session because they deadlocked […]

Juveniles in custody in Campbell Co. for meth, firearms

–   On May 26, 2022, Campbell County Sheriff’s Office, Bedford County Sheriff’s Office and the Central Virginia Drug and Gang Task Force, executed a search warrant at 328 Winebarger Circle. The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office also responded to the scene and assisted with this investigation.    An investigation took place, which resulted in the confiscation of methamphetamine, several stolen […]