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Today's News

  • Teachers ask for pay raise

        A representative of the Bedford County Education Association (BCEA) called on the supervisors to support teacher pay raises, even if a tax hike is needed.
        Chad Honeycutt, who works as a special education aid at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, made the presentation during a work session. Honeycutt is working as an aid while he completes the college courses necessary for teacher certification, part of a career transition.
        “Our school system is dreadfully underfunded,” Honeycutt said.

  • BMH celebrates six decades of serving this community

        Gibo Luck has served on the Bedford Memorial Hospital board for the better part of five decades.

  • Brown to seek one more term

        Bedford County Sheriff Mike Brown has made it official; he’ll seek one more term as the county’s top law enforcement officer.

  • Read the fine print

        Clerk of the Circuit Court Cathy Hogan said she has had a number of property owners — three in one morning — come to her with a mailing from a company called Record Transfer Services promising to provide the property owner with a copy of his deed and property assessment profile for an $83 fee.

        But she wants residents to know they can get that information for a lot less.

  • Exploring the Beale Treasure mystery

    Next week, Travel Channel’s “Expedition Unknown” will explore a long-standing Bedford mystery.

  • Scare prompts upgrade to security system

        Forest Elementary School has the best school security in Bedford County, the product of three factors coming together at the same time.

  • Snow blankets region

    By Tom Wilmoth and John Barnhart
    news@bedfordbulletin.com

        Two storm systems got together to bring the Bedford area its first significant snowfall of the winter.
        And for some town of Bedford workers, expecting a day off for President’s Day, it turned into a work day. And work night.
        And there may be more problems on the way.

  • Council adopts new public comment policy

        Bedford Town Council now joins the Bedford County Board of Supervisors and the Bedford County School Board in providing the public with a comment time at the beginning of their respective meetings.

  • Oulds receives 3-year sentence for accident that killed his friend

        A Lynchburg man, who drove a car involved in an accident that killed his best friend, will spend three years in prison for causing that accident.
        Steve Malotey Oulds III, 54, of Lynchburg had previously entered a no contest plea last fall in Bedford County Circuit Court, to a charge of involuntary manslaughter while driving under the influence in connection with the August 2013 accident that led to the death of 52-year-old James Dale Gunter.

  • Woman allegedly kicks out window of BCSO vehicle

        On Saturday afternoon, May 30,  a Bedford County Sheriff’s deputy was transporting a female to the Bedford Adult Detention Center, when she kicked the back door window glass out of his patrol vehicle, according to a report from the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office.
        The female, Kristin N. Forbes, 26, had been arrested at the Smith Mountain Lake State Park by a Smith Mountain Lake State Park officer for public intoxication. The arresting officer requested a police vehicle with a cage to transport her.