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Today's News

  • VSBA gets musical preview, up-close look at personalized learning

    The Virginia School Board Association’s Southern Region held its annual meeting at Jefferson Forest High School (JFHS) Thursday night.

  • County budget passes

        Bedford County now has a budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year.
        The budget, which calls for $94 million in general fund expenditures, passed on a 4-3 vote with District 1 Supervisor Bill Thomasson, District 4 Supervisor John Sharp, District 5 Supervisor Tommy Scott and Board Chairman Steve Wilkerson voting in favor. District 2 Supervisor Curry Martin, District 6 Supervisor Andy Dooley and District 7 Supervisor Kevin Willis cast the dissenting votes.

  • County budget passes

        Bedford County now has a budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year.
        The budget, which calls for $94 million in general fund expenditures, passed on a 4-3 vote with District 1 Supervisor Bill Thomasson, District 4 Supervisor John Sharp, District 5 Supervisor Tommy Scott and Board Chairman Steve Wilkerson voting in favor. District 2 Supervisor Curry Martin, District 6 Supervisor Andy Dooley and District 7 Supervisor Kevin Willis cast the dissenting votes.

  • New landscape supply business opens in Bedford

        The old Bedford public works facility on Grove Street is now back on the tax rolls.

        The public works department had long ago moved out of the facility to new quarters when Bryan Schley purchased it last September. He opened Liberty Landscape Supply there on March 21.

  • Local man trains St. Bernards

    Jeff Creasey has gone to the dogs over the last few years.

  • Farmer’s Market season begins

        The Bedford Farmer’s Market is alive and growing.

  • Forest boys lacrosse sees two big wins

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The Jefferson Forest boys lacrosse team defeated Hargrave Military Institute 18-7 this past Friday, April 22.
        “They responded as I expected they would. High intensity and ready for play. They knew how important this week was in defining their season and they thrived at the challenge,” said JF coach Jesse Bickel.

  • Cavs capitalize on LHS errors

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Jefferson Forest took advantage of some costly errors by Liberty in the second and third to seal a 13-3 boys baseball victory on Wednesday, April 20.
        “This was another good Seminole District win for our program.  Liberty has been playing well these last couple of weeks and we knew we had to play well to win,” said JF Coach Ryan Gilleland.

  • Jefferson Forest Girls tennis sees two shutouts

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Jefferson Forest girls tennis shut out Rustburg 9-0 on Thursday, April 21. “We had a pretty good week. The girls really played well against both teams and are looking good. If they can stay focused and confident, they can finish the season pretty strong,” said Coach Brady Taylor.

  • Liberty softball defeats JF, but falls to SR

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The Liberty softball team put up runs in every inning to defeat Jefferson Forest 15-5 on Wednesday, April 20.
        Forest led before the Lady Minutemen tightened up and held the Lady Cavs without a run the rest of the way. “Liberty hit really well and Casey did a good job of scattering hits,” said JF Coach Gary Harris.