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  • 2018 Readers Choice: Make Your Picks!

        What business makes your favorite lunch? Cup of coffee? Steak?
        Have a favorite dentist? Art gallery? Car dealer?
        This is your chance to make your picks.
        Make them count! Help us recognize the businesses that serve your community!
        The Bedford Bulletin is offering you the chance to say what you like best in our ninth annual Readers’ Choice Awards. Winners will be announced in the August 8 edition.

  • Food Lion Feeds

        Nathan Goodman was the center of attention Saturday morning at the Food Lion off Forest Road.

  • Bedford Remembers

        The first two of a series of bronze plaques remembering Bedford’s contribution to the American war effort in World War II were dedicated Friday evening.

  • Memorial marks 74th anniversary

        The National D-Day Memorial Foundation held its annual commemoration last Wednesday of the anniversary of D-Day — the massive Allied amphibious landing on June 6, 1944 that ultimately put a million allied troops into France by the Fourth of July that year.

  • Bedford Main Street dissolves

        Bedford Main Street has dissolved itself.
        Last week Town Manager Bart Warner, at a Town Council meeting, read an e-mail from Diane Wilson, chairman of Main Street’s board of directors, informing Council of the action.
        An immediate question became what to do about Centerfest, which is scheduled for Sept. 22.
        “Centerfest is not a town event,” Warner said.

  • Run for the Wall stops at Memorial

        As they do every year, the bikers taking part in Run for the Wall stopped by the National D-Day Memorial.

  • Meador honored by Goodwill

        Melissa Meador, a Bedford woman, was honored with one of three employee of the year awards by Goodwill Industries of the Valleys Thursday night.

        The ceremony was held at the Hotel Roanoke and one person was selected from the organization’s three areas. Meador is a human resources and wellness specialist.

  • Memorial Day

    A good crowd turned out Monday for the National D-Day Memorial’s Memorial Day observance.

  • BIA to hold service for Bedford Boys

        The Bedford International Alliance will conduct a short service at the Greenwood and Oakwood Cemeteries on Monday May 28 to honor the fallen Bedford Boys who were laid to rest at home.
        The ceremony will be at 3 p.m. (rain or shine) at which time the members of the BIA will place a flower and flag on each of the graves.

  • Memorial Day observance Monday at 11 a.m.

        “Remembering Their Sacrifice: A Memorial Day Observance” will be held this Monday, May 28 at the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford.

        Admission is free from 10 a.m. – noon, with the ceremony at 11 a.m.