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 […]

Lynchburg Police investigate overnight Waffle House shooting

The Lynchburg Police Department (LPD) is investigating a shooting at the Waffle House that occurred earlier this morning. On April 21, 2024, at 2:58 a.m., officers responded to 2137 Wards Road in reference to a large fight. As officers were en route, 911 calls came in about shots being fired during the incident. When officers arrived on […]

The HOME Show: 4/20/24

We’ve been talking all things GREEN on The HOME Show! W.B. Bass with Bass Sod Farm dropped by to talk about making the grass greener on your side of the fence this Spring! He shared the history of their family-owned and operated farm and how they got involved with growing and installing sod. He shared […]