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Today's News

  • Blue Ridge Bowl

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Campbell County and Bedford County recreation departments held the first ever Blue Ridge Bowl last Saturday at Liberty University.
        The 7-8 Forest Red, the 9-10 Bedford Minutemen and the 10-13 Bedford Minutemen represented Bedford Co. Rec.
        The Forest Red football team defeated Appomattox 22-12.

  • LHS first annual Turkey Trot

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Last Saturday Liberty High School held its very first Turkey Trot 5k and a one mile fun run.
        “We had lots of great feedback. Everyone seemed to have a great time,” said Athletic Director Lori Mattson.
        The Turkey Trot benefited the Sports Boosters and the Liberty High School Athletic Department.

  • Bedford area Home school tennis tournament

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The Bedford Recreation department sponsored a 10 week tennis program for homeschool students under Dave Eckes.
        The program had 17 students ranging from ages 8 to 15 and met every Wednesday from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Liberty Lake Park.
        Last Wednesday the program held a tournament for the students.

  • Smyth to expand

        The Bedford County Office of Economic Development has announced that Smyth Companies LLC of Bedford will invest more than $4.6 million in new offset printing equipment at its Bedford facility and add a minimum of 16 full time jobs over the next three years.
        The investment comes in the form of a new sheet-fed press to be installed over the next several months that will give the company a greater capacity to grow its production and improve efficiencies to compete in the highly advanced print label industry.

  • Solar Power farm coming to Bedford

        The town of Bedford intends to enter into a solar franchise agreement with the North Carolina-based solar developer O2 emc to construct a utility scale solar farm within the town.
        The facility will be located off Draper Road adjacent to the old town landfill and will occupy approximately 20 acres.  O2 will lease the land from the town. 

  • Bedford Middle School honors veterans

    Bedford Middle School honored veterans Nov. 11.

  • Festival of Trees lights up Bedford Welcome Center

        The eighth annual Festival of Trees is now lighting up the Welcome Center on Burks Hill Road.

  • Carson, Stanley move on from council

        When Bedford Town Council convenes for the first time next year, two men will no longer occupy one of the hot seats.

        Robert Carson and Beckham Stanley chose not to run and newcomers Bruce Johannessen and Bryan Schley picked up the vacant seats.
        Carson, who served on Council for four years, said he tends to be his own worst critic.
        “I just didn’t feel very effective,” he said.

  • Carson, Stanley move on from council

        When Bedford Town Council convenes for the first time next year, two men will no longer occupy one of the hot seats.
        Robert Carson and Beckham Stanley chose not to run and newcomers Bruce Johannessen and Bryan Schley picked up the vacant seats.
        Carson, who served on Council for four years, said he tends to be his own worst critic.
        “I just didn’t feel very effective,” he said.

  • Chamber promotes Small Business Saturday

        The Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce held a press conference, Friday, to promote Small Business Saturday, which takes place on Nov. 26.