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Today's News

  • Incumbent faces challenge in District 6 supervisor race

    The race for the District 6 seat on the Bedford County Board of Supervisors is one of several contested elections in this area.


    Annie Pollard
        Annie Pollard, the incumbent, won  the  seat  in  2007  after the death of her husband, Bobby Pollard, who had previously held the seat. She is seeking her second term on the board of supervisors.

  • Newman voices support for Putney over Republican nominee

        Republicans have not run a candidate against Delegate Lacey Putney since the days when Putney was a Democrat, back in the 1960s. Putney, an independent, has caucused with the Republicans in the House of Delegates for many years.

        So, why are they running a candidate against him now? The process allowed it, Republican leaders state.

  • Fallout from lawsuit continues

        Fallout from the video and lawsuit surrounding the actions of a Bedford County Public Schools special education bus driver and aide continued this week.

  • Pongracz guilty of second degree murder

        The 29-year-old Goode woman, accused of beating her 77-year-old boyfriend to death at his home in Bedford County in 2010, was found guilty Tuesday of second degree murder after entering a no contest plea in connection with the case.

         Kristina Pongracz faces from 5 to 40 years in prison for her conviction. She had faced charges of first degree murder, which was amended to second degree murder as part of the plea agreement, and aggravated malicious wounding, a  charge which the prosecution dropped.

  • Cops 'n Robers

      One team saves people from criminals.  The other saves them from sinful temptations.

  • sports commentary: A dog's life

      A few of you have noticed something missing from the Bulletin’s sports pages this fall:  We’re lacking our college football picks.

  • Lady Cavs sweep 'Nettes

      A pair of young-ish teams squared off last Thursday evening on the Jefferson Forest volleyball court.

  • Northside plunders

      By Jeffery McClintock

  • Cavs are county gridiron champs

      Forget the won-lost records:  Jefferson Forest and Liberty sure played as though they had done so.

  • Bomb threat at JF

    A message, found at Jefferson Forest High School Monday morning, threatening to blow up the school led to the evacuation of the school.

        According to Ryan Edwards, the school division's spokesman, school administrators became aware of the bomb threat shortly before 9 a.m. and evacuated the school. Sheriff's deputies, along with school administrators conducted a visual search of the school. This was followed up with a search by bomb sniffing dogs.
        Nothing was found and students returned to their classes.