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Today's News

  • Two plead guilty in area break-in cases

    By Tyler Flynn
    Intern Writer
    news@bedfordbulletin.com

        Two Huddleston residents pleaded guilty in Bedford County Circuit Court Tuesday to their involvement in a series of local break-ins last year.

  • Garden in a school bus

        A red school bus emblazoned with Sol Food Mobile Farm, rolled into Ellen Mackey’s Bedford driveway Friday morning. The crew, four young adults from Durham, N.C., stopped to relax a bit before continuing their trip to Washington D. C.

        The four, Eliza Bordley, Reid Rosemond, Ellen Duda and Dylan Hammond have been friends since they were 10. They attended middle and high school together, a magnet school for the arts. After high school graduation, they stayed in contact

  • Sports commentary: Football gripes

      "See, told ya!"

  • Hot times on the ballfield

      Sunscreen, sweat and scoring.

  • Vinton takes Big Island

      Hello, old friend.

  • Counseling practice gets new office

    Janie Mantooth, a licensed clinical social worker, has run her counseling practice at the foot of Turkey Mountain Road for several years. Now she’s moved to town.

        Mantooth acquired the 1936 vintage house one East Main Street, in Bedford. The house most recently was home to Hamilton’s, a shop operated by the late Peter Viemeister, which included vintage books and antique toys among its merchandise, providing a good retirement business for a former rocket scientist and aerospace executive.

  • Bedford Country Store to offer organic foods

    By Tyler Flynn
    Intern Writer
    news@bedfordbulletin.com

        A fixture of Bedford Main Street is planning to add a green section to its variety of offered services.
        The Bedford Country Store LLC, located at 115 North Bridge St., will soon open an organic whole foods market as part of an initiative to offer affordable, all natural sustenance to the Bedford community.

  • 2 will challenge four incumbents for open city council seats

        Bedford’s city council race will be a competitive affair this year as two men are challenging the four incumbents for seats this fall. Bedford’s city council seats are at-large seats, so the two are not challenging any specific individual.

         Stacey Hailey and Michael Schneider will be running along with incumbents Guy E. Murray, Steve C. Rush, W.D. “Skip” Tharp and Robert T. Wandrei. Tharp is currently serving as mayor and Wandrei as vice mayor. Those positions are elected by council from among its members.

  • Cooling stations help

        The heavy windstorm that tore through the Bedford area knocked out power on the hottest weekend of the summer. Appalachian Power’s Web site stated that the storm left 60 percent of the company’s customers without power. The company estimates that it will take until Friday before power has been restored to all customers. The company has brought in crews from several states to assist in the process.

  • Bedrock Church free water and ice distribution

    Bedrock Community Church has set up a free water and ice distribution spot on Peaks Street in front of Bedford Middle School Tuesday morning.

    "The church was offered a truck load of ice and water to give out to the community of Bedford," said Jeremy Minor, the church's associate pastor.

    Minor said that they want to locate people who don't have water.

    Minor said they also plan to go out to worksites.