Today's News

  • He’s tops in concrete

    Concrete Institute, at its World of Concrete convention in Las Vegas, named the four most influential people in concrete construction in the world.

        One of them, Steve Lloyd, lives in Bedford County. Lloyd owns Lloyd Concrete Services, located in Rustburg. It started out in 1985 with five employees — all five still work for the company  —  and now has 88. The company has done major jobs in 28 states.

  • Early morning fire claims life of child

        An early morning fire claimed the life of a 4-year-old Bedford girl, Tuesday.

  • Bedford County Indoor Track

    Liberty indoor track looking forward to Conference and State meets

  • Extra Points: Basketball

        I can’t believe that after having had been suspended from one game, apologizing and coming out saying he knew what he did was wrong, Grayson Allen pushed a coach on the bench and then he grabbed another player while falling. The funniest part of that whole falling situation was the guy slapped in in the face.
        Grayson Allen is a basketball player for Duke University. Allen has had numerous tripping incidents and has only been punished once.

  • Liberty and Staunton River compete against Northside, Lord Botetourt and Rustburg

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor

        Staunton River and Liberty competed in a swimming meet against Northside, Lord Botetourt and Rockbridge last Thursday.
        The Staunton River boys finished with a score of 45 and the Liberty boys finished with a score of 12.
        Rockbridge boys finished with a score of 282, Lord Botetourt finished with 248 and Northside finished with 180.

  • Forest girls fall to rival Brookville

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor

        The Jefferson Forest girls basketball team fell 58-42 to rival Brookville last Thursday.
        “I hate to lose, can handle losing to a very good team like Brookville but what I hate is when we do not play to our potential,” said Coach Nancy McCoy. “I would much rather play well and lose than not show up mentally and lose.”

  • Liberty boys have huge victory over Heritage

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor

        With a fourth quarter totaling 63 points, the  Liberty boys basketball team defeated Heritage 81-76 in a hard fought contest last Friday.
        Brendon Slocumb led the team in scoring with 23 points.
        “Brendon Slocumb and Ethan Payne came out of the gate on fire as we scored on six of our first eight possessions,” said Coach Randy Dunton.

  • 2016 SML water safety council wrap up

    By Pat Massa
    WSC Chairman

        Each year the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VADGIF) collects data on deaths, injuries and property damage designated as reportable, though not all of these incidents are reported to authorities.  After enjoying a fatality-free 2015, we incurred one death, eight injuries and fifteen other recordable incidents in 2016.

  • The 7 Billion and you

    By Brandi Mitchell

        There are 7 billion people on this planet. 7 billion different faces, 7 billion distinct minds with different senses of humor, different interests, different talents, different laughs.
        An earth populated with humans vastly different and incredible in 7 billion extraordinary ways, but who share the same moon, the same sun, the same ground, the same burdens of humanity. All of these people wandering the same earth.

  • Join the Resistance on Jan. 19!

        We are bearing down upon Inauguration Day, when the tragic results of The Great Stupidity of 2016 come to fruition.
        For the angry whites who did so much to make this happen, it will be a day of vengeful triumph against eight years of the black Muslim socialist they’ve painfully endured. (This is what they believe, whether they’d admit it or not.)