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Today's News

  • Foreign investment

        Bedford is going to receive some foreign investment. Two men from El Salvador, Louis Varca and Jimmy Sandoval, are opening a coffee shop in Bedford. It will be located in the former Ivybridge Cafe space on North Bridge Street.

  • A new look for BMH

        Less than two years ago Centra Health took over as sole owner of Bedford Memorial Hospital. Since then Centra has poured millions of dollars into the renovation and upgrade of the facility, both inside and out.

        Most recently, the hospital’s renovated medical/surgical unit opened with private rooms, upgraded décor and a design to foster better patient flow and interaction of the medical and nursing teams serving the patients.

  • Bench Press Competition

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Caylin Tolbert and Kevin Seay won the overall female and male titles at the Bench Press competition this past Saturday, March 12 at the Bedford YMCA.
        The competition had 18 competitors mostly from the local area, but some came from as far away as South Boston.
        The competition was an unsanctioned event, which means little things, such as putting weights on your feet to help hold you down, were allowed.

  • Virginia Hunter Safety Weekend

        It’s safe to say that interest in shooting and firearm-related activities has been on the rise over the last few years. Weekend TV is full of shooting competition coverage or reality hunting shows.
        An increasing number of women are taking classes, purchasing firearms and becoming more prominent in the world of shooting sports and hunting.
        Watching others participate is interesting, but where and how can a novice get the knowledge and skills to start on their own hunting or shooting journey?

  • Girls Soccer Previews

    Liberty girls soccer sets high expectations

  • Forest Lacrosse receives VHSL varsity status

    Girls Lacrosse is looking to make a name for themselves

  • Nance to seek nomination for commonwealth’s attorney

        Stating he wants to build upon the legacy of his predecessor, Bedford Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney Wes Nance has announced his candidacy for the position of commonwealth’s attorney.

        Nance will be seeking the Republican nomination to fill the vacancy being left by current Commonwealth’s Attorney Randy Krantz, who has been selected as the next 24th General District Judge, replacing the retiring Judge Harold Black.

  • It's official: Krantz will be next judge

        Randy Krantz was in Wednesday night Bible Study when he got the call – he had officially been selected as the next 24th General District Judge.

        Two days before the current Bedford County Commonwealth’s Attorney had been in  Richmond  meeting  with  a  joint committee of the House and Senate on the judicial appointment to replace retiring Judge Harold Black. The local legislative delegation had placed their support behind him for the appointment.

  • We must help small companies and startups access capital

    By Congressman Robert Hurt

  • Budget approval process has new step

    By Senator Steve Newman

        With just one week remaining before its scheduled March 12 adjournment, this week inside Virginia’s Capitol was characterized by a lot of activity and some long debates on the Senate floor.  In great contrast to the 2010 and 2012 budget sessions, both of which ended in budget standoffs that took weeks to resolve, this year’s session is likely to be remembered most for its efficiency in considering and processing legislation.