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Today's News

  • Why are we still in Afghanistan?

        On Jan. 27, an ambulance rigged with a car bomb exploded in Kabul, Afghanistan, and killed more than 100 people. The Taliban later claimed responsibility.
        This happened again despite the presence of the U.S. military in that country, which has been there now for 17 years, ever since the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks here.

  • Build the wall

        Congress, including “Democrats,” needs to stop playing politics and get on board President Donald Trump’s immigration reform program. It also needs to take action on the status of the so called dreamers.
        “Democrats” need to learn to put the good of the country ahead of their political party. They  need to stop focusing on scoring political points against Republicans and secure our southern border and that means building President Trump’s wall.

  • Hospice House plans March 7 fundraiser

        The Friends of Bedford Hospice House, Inc., will host its annual Beauty of Life Breakfast on Wednesday, March 7, from 7:30 -9 a.m. at the Bower Center for the Arts, Braaten Gallery, 305 North Bridge St., Bedford. 

  • Hospice House plans March 7 fundraiser

        The Friends of Bedford Hospice House, Inc., will host its annual Beauty of Life Breakfast on Wednesday, March 7, from 7:30 -9 a.m. at the Bower Center for the Arts, Braaten Gallery, 305 North Bridge St., Bedford. 

  • School projects moving along on time

        Work on Liberty Middle School and the new Liberty High School gym is going well, according to Eddie Brown, of M. B. Kahn, the company overseeing the project.
        “The schedule on both projects is in good shape,” Brown told the school board, Thursday night.

  • Consent agenda item draws ire of some board members

        Items on the Bedford County Board of Supervisors’ consent agenda are normally not controversial.
        The entire block of items normally pass on a consensus although the supervisors can pull an item off to discuss separately. This happened Monday night when the supervisors balked at an item that read “Consideration of a request to compensate Douglas D. Maynard in the amount of $300 for the loss of a calf killed by a dog not his own.”

  • Student produced film explores consequences of sexting

    Just how much trouble can a teen get into with sexting?

        Sexting is a practice made possible by the Internet and digital cameras in which someone sends out nude images of themselves, or of someone else, through social media.

  • Hand-crafted fine furniture

        Michael Maxwell’s roots grow deep in Bedford. And though he didn’t grow up here, he’s settled in here for the past 25 years, making fine, hand-crafted furniture that is sent out all over the country.

        Maxwell’s grandfather ran Rubatex at  one     time  and his family had ties to numerous businesses in the South Bridge Street area.

  • BMH renovates emergency department

        It’s done. Centra Bedford Memorial Hospital’s renovated and expanded emergency department will officially open this Thursday, Feb. 15.

  • Two current, two former supervisors claim Craig's firing 'politically motivated.'

        In documents filed Friday in federal court, two current and two former members of the Bedford County Board of Supervisors claim the firing of former County Director of Tourism Gerald Craig was the result of actions he took, prior to taking the job, in which he participated in a local Republican party meeting in which three supervisors were censured.