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Government

  • 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.

  • FLOODING AND Storm Update: DOWNED TREES IMPACTING TRAVEL THROUGHOUT SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA TODAY
  • Town Hall fountain is back in business

        For decades, Bedford City Hall had a fountain. At one time, it was a frequent target of teenage pranks with Bedford’s teens dumping detergent in it. Many town residents can recall large quantities of suds rolling out of it and pouring down Main Street.

  • School to School

        Town Council got a look at the latest draft of the School-to-School plan when Josephine Arbaugh, of Roanoke’s Hill Studio, made a detailed presentation last Tuesday.
        Arbaugh has been working with a citizen group to develop the plan and it gets its name because the north-south axis of the plan runs from Bedford Middle School and Old Yellow to the Bedford Science and Technology Center.

  • Land use issues

        Land use issues dominated the Bedford County Board of Supervisors meeting Monday night.
        The first was a request  by Everett Road Investments to rezone 52 acres of a 92 acre tract on Everett Road, in Forest, from AR (agricultural residential) to R-1 (single family residential). According to Jordan Mitchell, the county planner who presented the request, the developer intends to build 50 single family houses on the land.