| Feb 28, 2012
| 1:05 PM
Students in Southwest Virginia will be getting a crash course on the dangers of drinking and driving and drug abuse.
On Tuesday afternoon, U-S Attorney Tim Heaphy announced several local agencies will benefit from a federal grants. The money will be used...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 7:38 AM
The man charged with the murder of Barbara Martin had been living with Martin for six months prior to her death, investigators say.
Anthony Witt of Lynchburg has been formally charged with second-degree murder.
At a news conference Wednesday morning...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 7:19 PM
James Payne worked hard to build a nice home for his family. A lifelong contractor, he designed a brick ranch house on Clarks Road all by himself.
"Construction is what he loved," said James' son, Keith Payne.
The house in Rustburg that Payne built...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 2:51 PM
It's been a dry summer for many of us, and part of our area is bracing for a drought.
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality has issued a "drought watch advisory" for the Roanoke River and Northern Piedmont regions. That covers an area from...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 7:46 AM
Investigators have arrested a Campbell County man in connection to a hit-and-run crash that killed a Lynchburg man Wednesday morning.
21-year-old Jeremy Jarry of Campbell County has been charged with felony hit-and-run.
His 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac...
| May 2, 2012
| 1:34 PM
A Virginia State trooper who was hit by a car last week on Route 29 in Amherst County has been released from the hospital.
Trooper D.T. Wilson is now recovering at his Campbell County home. Wilson was hit by a car while helpling another man pick up...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 10:49 AM
Saturday is National Prescription Drug Takeback Day, and several hometowns in our area are participating.
According to the Drug Enforcement Administration, about 377,000 pounds of prescription drugs were turned in across the country during the last...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 3:14 AM
The Halifax County Sheriff says Thursday night's Amber Alert was the result of a custody case in Campbell County. Sheriff Fred Clark says the parents of Alexis Carwile lost custody of the child in a court ruling Thursday.
Police say Jennifer Carwile...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 12:01 PM
The Virginia Department of Transportation will suspend lane closures on interstates and roads across the state for the Thanksgiving holiday.
The lane closures will be lifted from noon Wednesday until noon Monday.
Construction zones with concrete...
| May 21, 2010
| 8:02 AM
February 24, 2012
If you watched the 5:00 news on Thursday, you may have seen me delivering a live report while driving a car. That was not a trick. I really was driving and communicating live with Jean Jadhon. Given all the amazing technology that&...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 2:27 PM
An on-going controversy in Campbell County is once again heating up. Protesters say biosolids-or sludge-was spread on a wrong field in Concord.
"It's probably the biggest mistake that they've made so far," said Charles Graf, a neighbor who has...