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  • "Youth Day of Caring" keeps Lynchburg kids busy with service projects

    "Youth Day of Caring" keeps Lynchburg kids busy with service projects
    Some Lynchburg kids are giving up a summer day to show the community how much they care. Hundreds of children took part in the city's "Youth Day of Caring" Wednesday.  They completed service projects to help out private agencies in the area....
  • Retail sales tax to increase to 6 percent on July 1 for Hampton Roads shoppers

    Retail sales tax to increase to 6 percent on July 1 for Hampton Roads shoppers
    Hampton Roads residents will see a 6 percent sales tax on their receipts beginning July 1. The increase, up from 5 percent, was voted into effect by Virginia legislators in April, as part of a statewide transportation plan. Virginia’s current...
  • Lynchburg Police Department holds a crime prevention fair

    Lynchburg Police Department holds a crime prevention fair
    There was a squad car outside of E.C. Glass High School in Lynchburg. A crime wasn't being committed. Inside of the gym, officers shared information on how not to become a victim. “We want to be proactive in the community. One of the biggest...
  • Stevenson bracing for 'brutal' schedule in 2014

    Stevenson bracing for 'brutal' schedule in 2014
    As the reigning national champion, Stevenson is doing what it can to ensure that no one can accuse the program of trying to get back to the postseason with an easy path. Next year’s schedule will be arguably one of the most arduous in Division III....
  • Rallying in Lynchburg for this year's One Hundred Mile Challenge

    Rallying in Lynchburg for this year's One Hundred Mile Challenge
    Lynchburg is trying to get people fired up about this year's One Hundred Mile Challenge. City leaders will hold a challenge rally at 11:00 a.m. Monday at the city council chambers. The city is challenging you to walk or run a hundred miles in a set...
  • Gunfire wounds man, hits building in Lynchburg

    Gunfire wounds man, hits building in Lynchburg
    A man was wounded during a shooting in Lynchburg early Monday morning.  The gunshots also hit a building on 18th Street. Police got the call around 3:45 a.m. and found a man wounded in the leg.  The man told police he had been walking with friends on...
  • Lynchburg Restaurant Week showcases locally owned eateries

    Lynchburg Restaurant Week showcases locally owned eateries
    If you like dining out, Lynchburg restaurants are giving you an easy way to taste what they have to offer. Lynchburg Restaurant Week is June 22-29.  22 locally-owned restaurants are offering menus with several courses for one fixed price. It's an...
  • Lynchburg kicks off 100 mile challenge

    Lynchburg kicks off 100 mile challenge
    Lynchburg residents are being pushed to get out and move this summer. The city is holding a 100 mile challenge.  Starting next Monday, individuals and groups are encouraged to get out and walk or run at least one mile each day. The goal is to reach...
  • Squirrel leaves 10,000 Wichita, Kan., customers without power

    The wrath of Mother Nature comes in many forms. About 10,000 Wichita, Kan., energy customers lost power Monday afternoon when a squirrel climbed into electrical substation equipment, officials said. It took about an hour for Westar Energy, which has...
  • The doctor is in...your pocket: Is smartphone device that diagnoses disease a pipe dream?

    Hazel -- as we'll call her -- knew something was wrong when, in her mid-50s, she started to feel short of breath at the slightest exertion. Over the next few months, she felt increasingly achy, but several medical visits and an X-ray suggested only...
  • UPDATED: Victims of delivery truck explosion recovering, cause identified

    UPDATED: Victims of delivery truck explosion recovering, cause identified
    The two men burned in Wednesday's truck explosion in Lynchburg were employees of Mosely Insulation.  A company representative identified them as Ben David Jones and Arthur Lee Robinson. Jones was burned on his arm and is expected to be releaed from...