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Today's News

  • Local photographers to display work

    By Peter Sawyer

    Intern Writer
    news@bedfordbulletin.com

        The Bedford Central Library and Forest Branch of the Bedford Public Library system are hosting a photography exhibit that features the work of four members of the Forest Photo Club.

  • Glass a pane for Eagles

      If, at the start of the season, you were asked which basketball team (boys or girls) would pick up a win in regional play, which team would you have picked?

  • Sports commentary: My favorite sports drink

      Say goodbye to your Gatorade.

  • Forest trackmen in top ten at States

      At the State level, sometimes having a lot of athletes on a team simply means you have a lot of cheerleaders.

  • Deficit, healthcare and regulations

    Congressman Robert Hurt stopped by Bedford, last week, to address a business roundtable hosted by the Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce. His main themes were the need to reduce the federal deficit and reduce regulation.

        “We’ve got to get our fiscal house in order in Washington,” said Hurt, concerning the deficit.

  • JF hits it big at State swim meet

      They certainly carried themselves as a powerhouse.

  • School board seeks more money from county

    The Bedford County School Board has told the county's supervisors that the school system is still $2.3 million short of balancing the school division's budget. This was last week, before the General Assembly passed a budget which contains more school funding than the governor originally called for. Figures are not yet available on how much more Bedford County's schools will get.

  • Windmill ordinance approved

        Building a windmill for electric power generation is now a use-by-right in all zones in Bedford County. The Bedford County Board of Supervisors and the county's planning commission unanimously approved the ordinance at a joint meeting Monday night. The joint meeting was held in order to speed the process.

  • Gardner states reasons against clemency

    Major Ricky Gardner of the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office has made his thoughts known to Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on whether Jens Soering should be granted parole and deportation to his homeland in Germany: Don’t do it.

        Gardner was the chief investigator when Derek and Nancy Haysom were murdered at their Bedford County home on that March 30 Saturday night in 1985. Derek Haysom had been stabbed 36 times; Nancy Haysom was stabbed seven times. Both had their throats cut from ear to ear.

  • Gardner states reasons against clemency

    Major Ricky Gardner of the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office has made his thoughts known to Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on whether Jens Soering should be granted parole and deportation to his homeland in Germany: Don’t do it.

        Gardner was the chief investigator when Derek and Nancy Haysom were murdered at their Bedford County home on that March 30 Saturday night in 1985. Derek Haysom had been stabbed 36 times; Nancy Haysom was stabbed seven times. Both had their throats cut from ear to ear.