Today's News

  • Community is returning to Centra Bedford Memorial’s ER

    Bedford Memorial Hospital completed a major renovation of its emergency department at the beginning of the year and ER staff moved in on Feb. 15.  

        Stacey Hopkins, the emergency department’s director, said that the number of people coming through the ER has risen since June as folks in the community realized the new facility is open.
        “It’s nice that the community is coming back,” Hopkins said.

  • Hurricane does its damage

        Betty Webster was sick when she woke up Friday morning.

        What was left of Hurricane Michael had blown through Thursday and one of her trees split in two. She didn’t mind so much losing half of the tree, but what that did to the birds who nested there in the evenings left her sad.
        At least a dozen robins laid dead on her driveway on Pinecrest Avenue in Bedford.
        “I was sick,” Webster said. “Those beautiful little robins.”

  • Food Lion completes remodel

        Wanda Reynolds has seen a lot of changes at Food Lion over the years.

        Thirty-three years ago she left Food World to work in the meat department at the Food Lion in Bedford. She worked 17 years in that department, and like the store itself, it has changed as well.
        “We had to saw and slice,” she said of those who worked in the meat department when she began. “I was here before the deli was added.”

  • Sports Day-ly: This is Goodbye

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor

    I’m not really going to beat around the bush here, you see the title and at this point you’ve probably guessed what this is.

    Unfortunately, my time as the Sports Editor for the Bedford Bulletin is coming to a close at the end of next week–Friday, October 26 night at like 11 p.m.-ish to be exact.

  • Volleyball: Liberty downs Amherst county

    The Lady Minutemen volleyball team got back in the win column on Tuesday, October 9 with a 3-0 (25-23, 25-22, 13-25, 27-25) victory over Amherst County.

    Amherst County and Liberty had played once this season prior to Tuesday’s matchup. Amherst made quick work of the Lady Minutemen that night in a 3-0 sweep.

  • Volleyball: Lady Cavs lock up home game in District Tournament

    The Jefferson Forest Lady Cavaliers volleyball team (14-4, 12-1) are winners of seven straight and have not lost in nearly a month.

    With a 3-0 (25-16, 25-12, 25-9) victory over Brookville on Monday, October 15 the Cavaliers locked up a home game in the Seminole District Tournament. Barring an uncharacteristic loss against Heritage at home later this week on Thursday, October 18 the Lady Cavaliers will have home court throughout the tournament.

  • High School Schedule: October 17-22

    Wednesday October 17

    Cross Country

    Staunton River @ Blacksburg,
    5 p.m.

    Liberty @ Jefferson Forest,
    5 p.m.


    Blue Ridge District @ William Fleming, 6 p.m.


    Staunton River vs. Gretna,
    5:30 p.m.
    (Began Oct. 1, continuing from set 4, Staunton River leads 2-1)

    Staunton River vs. William Byrd, 7 p.m.

  • High School Scoreboard: October 9-15

    Tuesday October 9


    Jefferson Forest 3, E.C. Glass 0
    (25-13, 25-17, 25-22)

    Liberty 3, Amherst County 1
    (25-23, 25-22, 13-25, 27-25)
    (LHS) Katie Vaughan 9 kills 23 digs
    (LHS) Maria Young: 15 kills
    (LHS) Sami Massey: 10 kills
    (LHS) Katherine Thompson: 7 kills
    (LHS) Rieley Taylor: 13 digs
    (LHS) Kendra Ayers: 38 assists

    Northside 3, Staunton River 0
    (14-25, 12-25, 14-25)

  • Football: Staunton River falls at Northside

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor

    The Golden Eagles knew they had their work cut out for them when they traveled to take on Northside (8-0, 2-0) on Friday, October 12.

    Northside, who has not lost a game since Staunton River ended their season in the VHSL playoffs last year, is just as good as their record states.

  • Football: Hilltopper too much for Cavaliers

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor

    Jefferson Forest’s highly anticipated matchup with Seminole District and Region 4D rival E.C. Glass fell on October 12, one day off of the universally, spooky Friday the 13th. But, the result of Friday’s game may haunt the Cavaliers.

    Throughout the course of the season it has almost been routine for the Jefferson Forest Cavaliers to post lopsided scores that fit well in the category of blowout.