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Today's News

  • BCHF hands out honors

    Each year the Bedford Community Health Foundation honors people and organizations that have helped promote good health in the community. Recently the awards have been presented at a black tie and blue jeans gala held at the Elks Home.    

        Donna Proctor, the Health Foundation’s executive director, described the three awards. One honors individual philanthropy, one normally honors a business and one honors community health service.

  • Area business leaders learn about latest General Assembly actions

        The Bedford area’s General Assembly delegation filled in local business leaders on what transpired in Richmond during the recently concluded legislative session, at a breakfast sponsored by the Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce last week.    

        State Senator Steve Newman began the presentation, but deferred most of it to Delegate Lacey Putney, referring to Putney’s seniority.
        “He’s been there longer than I’ve been alive,” Newman commented.

  • Jones elected president of Fire Chief’s Association

    Jack Jones, Bedford County’s chief of fire and rescue, has been elected president of the Virginia Fire Chief’s Association.

        The 650-member organization attracts EMS chiefs, emergency services personnel and vendors associated with fire and safety related businesses as well as retirees.

  • WGN dropped

    Fans of Chicago sports teams or a number of syndicated shows will have to look elsewhere for that programming if they currently watch WGN through Shentel Cable in Bedford.

        On April 5, Shentel is set to drop the Chicago-based channel from its programming lineup.
        “I think it’s a loss of service without any notification of how they’re going to replace it,” Bedford City Manager Charles Kolakowski said of the change. “I know they’re making some improvements, but this is a step back.”

  • Parents urge Board to keep schools open

        It was a full house at the regular Monday night meeting of the Bedford County Board of Supervisors as parents turned out to urge the supervisors to keep Body Camp Elementary and Bedford Primary open.

  • Parents urge Board to keep schools open

        It was a full house at the regular Monday night meeting of the Bedford County Board of Supervisors as parents turned out to urge the supervisors to keep Body Camp Elementary and Bedford Primary open.

  • Body Camp, Primary School could be saved by board

    If the budget for Bedford County Public Schools is adopted based on discussions during a five-hour school board work session last Thursday, neither Body Camp Elementary or Bedford Primary School would be closed next year.

        But cuts still have to be made and one school board member has yet to come to a decision on the issue while another wasn't at the meeting to voice an opinion about the proposed school closings.

  • ‘Plan 9’ from Bedford

    Can the remake make up for decades of scorn?

  • Spring Cleanup

    By Peter Sawyer

    Intern Writer
    news@bedfordbulletin.com

        It’s time for spring cleaning and the city of Bedford is ready to help.
        Beginning Saturday, Bedford will host four events that focus on helping get residents and the city ready for spring.

    Spring Cleanup Week — April 4-8
        From April 4 to April 8, the city will have Spring Cleanup Week.

  • Bedford Co. officer charged with DUI

    (Landmark News Service and staff reports)

        A Bedford County Sheriff's Office investigator was arrested Sunday for suspicion of driving under the influence and against the flow of traffic at high speeds for 11 miles near Lynchburg, authorities said.
        No injuries were reported.
        The driver, Joshua S. Hubbard, 30, of Bedford was charged with driving under the influence, refusal to take a breath test and reckless driving, Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller said.