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Today's News

  • Avenel’s Derby Day is biggest ever

        This year’s Derby Day, a major fundraiser held by the Avenel Foundation, held Saturday evening at Avenel was the largest ever.

  • Moyer pleads guilty to title fraud

        A Charlottesville woman pleaded guilty to six felonies, including two counts of title fraud, receiving a suspended sentence during a hearing Tuesday in Bedford County Circuit Court.
        Linda Marie Moyer, 59, was accused of owning a vehicle and going to different businesses getting multiple title loans. In addition to the title fraud convictions, she was also convicted of two counts of filing false statements with the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and two counts of obtaining DMV documents under false pretenses.

  • Board approves extra deputy to deal with gangs

        The Bedford County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a Sheriff’s Office request to hire an extra deputy to work on gang-related investigations.

  • Nance responds to Sheriff Harding

        While commending Albemarle County Sheriff J.E. “Chip” Harding for his service, Bedford County Commonwealth’s Attorney Wes Nance doesn’t agree with the stance that Governor Terry McAuliffe should pardon convicted double-murderer Jens Soering.

  • Bedford Memorial celebrates its volunteers

        Bedford Memorial Hospital celebrated National Volunteers week by hosting a dinner for its 48 volunteers April 27 at the Bedford Columns.

        The hospital presented 50 door prizes and danced to music by Heat of the Night. This is a local band headed by Mike Payne who returned home to Bedford County after retiring. The band plays a wide variety of music and volunteers enjoyed dancing to their sounds after dinner.

  • LOVE unveiled

        Bedford’s LOVE Letters were unveiled last week on a blustery Wednesday morning.

  • Filming Juanita

        Back in March, a location scout for the film Juanita visited with Jared Srsic several times about using the Millstone Tea Room as a major backdrop for the film.

  • Gangs are here, but not yet a problem

    Editor’s note: Over the next few weeks, the Bulletin will take a look at gang activity and the attempts to stop its growth in the town of Bedford, Bedford County and Central Virginia.

        “Bedford County has gangs. But Bedford County does not have a (gang) problem—yet. That’s why we want to be proactive.”

  • Patterson Brothers Paving promotes Bedford and NASCAR

    Bedford, Va., was on display in a logo format during last weekend’s second tier NASCAR series race, the Infinity Series, at Richmond International Raceway (RIR.)
        

  • Jefferson Forest lacrosse programs pick up dramatic wins

    It was a crazy week for Jefferson Forest’s lacrosse programs.
        

    The girls’ fitness and willpower was tested this past week, as they powered through three games in less than a week. They started off by thrashing Rockbridge 21-9 on April 26. Two days later, they were back on the field against E.C. Glass, toppling them 11-10. On May 1, the Cavs faced Salem hours later than expected due to bouts of rain and lightning. Unfortunately, the girls fell 15-8.