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Government

  • County, school board look at CIP

        The Bedford County Board of Supervisors and the County School Board met jointly to look at a draft five-year capital improvement plan (CIP). The county and the school division have one joint CIP instead of separate plans.

  • Public sounds off on what to do with schools

        A public hearing held last week on a plan submitted last year, by David McCormack, to redevelop Bedford Middle School and Old Yellow was the subject of a well attended Bedford Town Council meeting.
        McCormack proposes turning Old Yellow into a boutique hotel. His proposal for Bedford Middle School includes market rate apartments.

  • County rebrands its outreach focus

        Bedford County’s department of tourism is in the final stages of a rebranding effort. According to Nicole Johnson, the county’s new brand is “Destination Bedford.”

  • Public hearing to be held on former school use proposal

        Town Council authorized, last week after closed door meetings,  a public hearing on a proposal made by David McCormack to repurpose the empty school buildings of Bedford Middle School and Old Yellow. The hearing will be held in Council chambers on Nov. 13 at 7 p.m.
        According to Town Manager Bart Warner, Council felt they needed to gauge public feeling on the project. At present, there is no tentative agreement between McCormack and the town.
        “Neither party has agreed to anything,” Warner said.

  • Shoen, Rush and Wandrei win Town Council race

       

    Election results

     

                Tim Kaine won easy reelection to the United States Senate. Kaine got 57 percent of the vote while Corey Stewart received 41 percent.

  • BCSO receives complaint on School Resource Officer

     

         On Thursday October 11, the Bedford County Sheriff's Office received a complaint containing accusations against Cpl. Daniel Clark and his behavior with a juvenile.

          Clark has been serving as a School Resource Office at Liberty High School.

  • BCSO receives complaint on School Resource Officer

     

         On Thursday October 11, the Bedford County Sheriff's Office received a complaint containing accusations against Cpl. Daniel Clark and his behavior with a juvenile.

          Clark has been serving as a School Resource Office at Liberty High School.

  • Make sure to vote this Tuesday!

        Town of Bedford and Bedford County voters go to the polls Tuesday with a number of local and congressional seats up for election.
        In the Fifth District, voters will be selecting a new member of Congress to represent the district with Tom Garrett having stepped aside. Republican Denver Riggleman and Democrat Leslie Cockburn are vying for this highly contested seat.

  • Council hears new proposal

        Town Council heard from a group of developers, led by George Aznavorian, that want to make a proposal for developing Bedford Middle School and Old Yellow. The group made their proposal last week.

  • Board approves lawsuit settlement

        In a short meeting, Monday night, the Bedford County Board of Supervisors voted to transfer $140,000 from the contingency fund to pay a negotiated settlement from a lawsuit.
        They also approved a supplemental appropriation of $10,000, which represented the amount the county was reimbursed by its insurance.
        The resolution did not name the recipient of the negotiated funds from the lawsuit.