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Today's News

  • Sunday night incident leaves 2 dead

        At 11 p.m. Sunday night Travis Howell called 911 and said that Timothy Howell, his father, had broken into his home on East Lois Court in Bedford County.
        According to a report from the Bedford County Sheriff’s office, after entering the house, Timothy Howell allegedly went into the bedroom of Elizabeth Wilson,  59, and killed her. Wilson is Travis Howell’s mother-in-law.

  • First degree murder trial begins

        The first of a group of men charged in the murder of Lynchburg teenager Raymond Wood on March 27, 2017 went on trial in Circuit Court Tuesday.

  • Apple Harvest Festival is Saturday

    Gross’ Orchard has been holding its Apple Harvest festival for 28 years now.

  • Tournament will help vets, first responders

    A fishing tournament scheduled for Saturday is intended to help an organization called Heroes on the Water.

  • 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
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    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.