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Today's News

  • Business class hotel planned for Bedford

        The town of Bedford’s Economic Development Authority announced late last week that it has entered into an exclusive arrangement with Dogwood Development Company to negotiate and plan the feasibility of the construction of a business-class hotel in the Town of Bedford.

  • Gazebo becomes Eagle Scout project

        One of the requirements for Eagle Scout is a project that will benefit the community.

        The project is not supposed to be easy and the gazebo in Bedford’s Wharton  Garden met the bill. The gazebo had been built around the turn of the century and age and vandalism had taken a toll.
        Chris Garbarini, a Liberty High School (LHS) sophomore and member of Bedford-based Troop 183, took it on as his Eagle Scout project.

  • Martinsville Race

    Vehicle strikes several pedestrians following race

  • Liberty and JF see runners advance to Regionals

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Liberty’s Alexis Mattson took first place at the Conference 30 cross country meet Wednesday, Oct. 26.
        Mattson was named female runner of the year for Conference 30.
        Liberty boys placed second as a team with a total of 61 points and will continue to the Regional meet as a team.

  • Week 10 Football previews- final games of regular season

    Liberty travels to Heritage

  • Forest falls to Brookville

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The Jefferson Forest volleyball team took on Brookville Tuesday, Oct. 25 in a final regular season match. Brookville defeated JF 3-0.
        The Lady Cavaliers fell in the first set 25-14, the second 25-11 and fought back in the third but it wasn’t enough to keep up with the Lady Bees. JF fell 25-19 in the third. 

  • JF, SR golfers do well at State

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Jefferson Forest’s Isaac Simmons tied for fourth in the 4A State Championship. Simmons was named to the 2016 All-State team.
        Simmons finished with a 145 over the two-day tournament. Ryan Hammer, of Loudon Valley, finished first individually with a score of 141.
        Simmons had a day one score of 73 and a day two score of 72. Hammer’s day one score was 73 and day two was 68.

  • River strikes again

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@Bedfordbulletin.com

        The Staunton River football team shut out Rockbridge 50-0 last Friday night.
        “It was definitely a complete team victory,” said Coach Chuck Poston. “We played well in all three phases of the game.”
        The Golden Eagles held the Wildcats offense in check allowing just six first downs.
        “I was extremely pleased with our effort,” said Poston.

  • It all came down to the final second

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@Bedfordbulletin.com

        It came down to the final second and when the horn sounded Liberty had held Jefferson Forest at the one yard line to preserve a 35-30 victory last Friday. It was just the kind of win the Minutemen had been working for all season.
        “I am extremely proud of our kids,” said LHS Coach Chris Watts. “When we had to make a play we did and we really needed that win. It was a big win for us right now.”    

  • No treats

        Monday, October 31 was a timely “treat” for Bedford County Sheriff’s Office investigators, when they arrested a Campbell County man and charged him with five burglaries.

        Bedford teamed with the Altavista Police Department and Campbell County Sheriff’s Office and arrested Michael Ray Ferguson, Jr., 31. Ferguson was also charged with five counts of grand larceny.