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Today's News

  • Northside plunders

      By Jeffery McClintock

  • Cavs are county gridiron champs

      Forget the won-lost records:  Jefferson Forest and Liberty sure played as though they had done so.

  • Bomb threat at JF

    A message, found at Jefferson Forest High School Monday morning, threatening to blow up the school led to the evacuation of the school.

        According to Ryan Edwards, the school division's spokesman, school administrators became aware of the bomb threat shortly before 9 a.m. and evacuated the school. Sheriff's deputies, along with school administrators conducted a visual search of the school. This was followed up with a search by bomb sniffing dogs.
        Nothing was found and students returned to their classes.

  • Community Events and Calendar (week of Oct. 12, 2011)

     

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    Sign-ups and notices

     

  • Church news (week of Oct. 12, 2011)

     

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    Notices

     

    Healing Prayer group

  • Fallout from the lawsuit continues

     

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    Fallout from the video and lawsuit surrounding the actions of a Bedford County Public Schools special education bus driver and aide continued this week.

    The Virginia Department of Education informed Bedford County Public Schools Thursday that the department will conduct a review of the division’s training procedures for special education bus drivers and bus aides.

  • Americans want commonsense health care reform

    Just over a year and a half ago, with total disregard for the will of the American people, Congress passed and President Obama signed the health care reform overhaul into law. This new law, which I voted against, is defined by federal regulations, mandates, a myriad of new big government programs, and a significant increase in federal spending and debt at a cost to our country too high to bear.

  • WEB SITE RE-LAUNCHED FOR SMITH MOUNTAIN HYDRO PROJECT

    ROCKY MOUNT, Va., October 10, 2011 – Appalachian Power, a subsidiary of American Electric Power (AEP) and licensed operator of the Smith Mountain Hydroelectric Project in Southwestern Virginia, has launched an updated website that provides more power plant and lake information and is easier to access for area residents.
    The site can be found at www.smithmtn.com. It is also available through www.AppalachianPower.com.

  • Bedford County Board of Supervisors Commit to Land Transfer

    On a motion made by Supervisor Dale Wheeler on Tuesday night, the Bedford County Board of Supervisors voted in favor of granting land to the Bedford County Public Service Authority (“BCPSA”).  The Authority has requested the Board of Supervisors transfer 50 acres in and around where the Blue Ridge Regional Jail Authority formerly operated the Moneta Adult Detention Center (aka “Camp24”) to the BCPSA as a site for a potential regional water treatment plant.

     

  • BOO! You know what’s coming!

    By Bedford County Sheriff Mike Brown
    www.bedfordcountysheriff.org
    540-586-4800
    Emergency:
    Dial 9-1-1

    Kids love Halloween!

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        Dressing up, scary make-up, and free candy! What’s not to love? Let’s keep this Halloween safe for everyone.