Today's News

  • Lago Pizza is still open at Moneta plaza

        Shoprite is no more, but the plaza is not entirely vacant. The gas station and car wash are still operating and Lago Pizza is still open    The pizza place and Italian restaurant is operated by Júlio Ortiz and Esperanza Forero.

        “We started just with a take-out,” said Forero.

  • Restaurant move provides real-world project

        When Original Italian Pizza (OIP) moved from its longtime home at the west end of Bedford to its new home in the old Wal-Mart Plaza, Domenica LoPiccolo wanted to commission Leslie Padgett to do a mural.

  • Bedford County looking at Fire & Rescue policies

        At the request of the Board of Supervisors, Bedford County Fire & Rescue is putting together policies to oversee volunteer members and agencies to help with emergency response coverage in the county.

  • Board picks Martin

        The Bedford County Board of Supervisors chose Curry Martin to fill the vacant District 2 supervisor seat.

        At a special meeting called for that purpose Monday night, the board chose Martin to fill the seat left open after Chuck Neudofer resigned in October. Martin will hold the seat for the remainder of Neudorfer’s unexpired term which ends on Dec. 31, 2013.

  • Johnson wins in District 2

    With all precincts in District 2 reporting, Jason Johnson pulled ahead of Charlotte Maxey to unseat incumbent District 2 school board member Jennifer Merritt, who had been appointed by the school board to fill David Vaden's unexpired term earlier this year. As this was a special election, Johnson will take the seat as soon as he is sworn in.

    Johnson won the seat with 39 percent of the vote. Merritt came in second with 31 percent and Maxey placed a very close third with 30 percent of the vote. Only eight votes separated Merritt and Maxey.

  • Close races in city, Bedford County

    By Tom Wilmoth and John Barnhart



    By 9 p.m. Tuesday, some local races had been decided while others were still up in the air as votes continued to be turned into the local registrars.

    For complete results visit the Bedford Bulletin Web site at www.bedfordbulletin.com.

  • Polling places see steady lines

    By John Barnhart and Tom Wilmoth



    Election 2012 brought voters out in force in the Bedford area.

    Hannah Phillips was among them.

    Phillips was 17 years old on Monday, and headed to Lynchburg to attend the rally for Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney.

    On Tuesday, the Staunton River High School senior turned 18 and cast her ballot in the 2012 election. To add to her experience, she also volunteered at the Goodview Elementary polling location.

  • Lady Cavs reign supreme

      Talk about domination.

  • Hello old friend!

      When Jefferson Forest and E.C. Glass played earlier this season, the Black and Blue trophy was on the line.

  • Liberty to head to Staunton

      If it's playoff time and Liberty is in the mix, that can only mean one thing:  the Minutemen will have to get past the Leemen of R.E. Lee.