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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Food Lion Feeds

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

        A signing party was being held in his honor for being picked as a runner-up in the “Summers Without Hunger” Reusable Bag Design Contest held by the Food Lion company throughout its more than 1,000 store chain.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Toddstock 7.0 coming to Sedalia

        Toddstock 7.0 is the 70th birthday celebration of musician and producer, Todd Rundgren.
        The Sedalia area is serving as host for this private, week-long celebration that will take place between Mountain Run Farm and The Sedalia Center June 17-23.

  • BCSO makes arrests in assault case

        On June 6, a woman reported being allegedly kidnapped and assaulted by Christopher Walters and Bennie Dale Overstreet Jr, according to a report from the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office.
         The victim was admitted to RMH ICU due to her injuries.

  • ICAC investigation yields arrests

        The following subjects have been arrested in connection with an ongoing Southern Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children investigation.
        Roman David Marshall, 25, of Salem, was arrested and charged on the following charges: one count solicitation of child pornography and three counts of use of a communications device to facilitate certain offenses involving children.
        Marshall is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing on the charges on Aug. 27 at 1:30 p.m.

  • Banking bill will help rural Virginia

    By Senator Mark R. Warner
    (D-VA)

        We all know the stock market is booming. The economic recovery that began at the end of President Obama’s term has continued to gain steam under President Trump. In cities like Washington, D.C., it is almost like the great recession never happened.
        But when you get outside the beltway, to rural communities across Virginia, you get a different picture.
        The truth is, rural America continues to feel the lingering symptoms of the financial crisis.

  • Pirate Days coming July 20-22

    By Vicki Gardner
    Executive Director SMLRCC

        Shiver Me Timbers…SML Pirate Days received Laker Magazine’s 2018 Silver award for “Best Annual Community Event.”  People love it!

  • Staycation Vacation!

    By Nicole S. Johnson,
    Director of Tourism
    Bedford County

        As the longest-running and premier travel publication in this part of the country, Blue Ridge Country  celebrated its 30th Anniversary this year.