Today's News

  • Aznavorian seeks harmony with neighbors

        George Aznavorian’s Harmony project takes a step forward with a neighborhood information meeting, Wednesday evening, in the county administration building. This is a step toward getting the property rezoned from its current AR (agricultural reserve) zoning to PD-1 (planned development district).

  • Elks donate $2,000 to help local organizations

        The Bedford’s Elks lodge donated $2000 to eight community service organizations in the Bedford area.

        The money came from the Elks National Foundation through Gratitude Grants to Bedford Elks Lodge 2844. The money was spread evenly with each organization getting $250. The organizations are Disabled American Veterans, the Bedford Museum, Precept Schools, Patrick Henry Boys and Girls Homes, Hunters for the Hungry, Society of Saint Andrew Mission, Bedford Free Clinic and the National D-Day Memorial.

  • New SRO is ‘03 grad of Liberty High School

        Liberty High School’s (LHS) new school resource officer (SRO) Daniel Clark is now in his second month on the job. The high school is also familiar territory for the 2003 LHS graduate, although he’s now seeing it from a different perspective.

        “I’ve always been interested in law enforcement,” Clark said.
        He started working at the county dispatch center a year after graduating. Clark said that helped him get his foot in the door. He became a sheriff’s deputy in 2007.

  • Bedford church members tackle the hills of Nicaragua

    Bedford Police Chief Jim Day, along with several other members of Bedrock Community Church, took their faith to the extreme last month—backpacking through the hills of northern Nicaragua as part of a mission outreach in that country.

        Their mission, take the gospel to remote villages in that part of the country in conjunction with Because We Care Ministries.
        Based out of a mission house in Somotillo, located on the Nicaragua/Honduras border, that area is known for its crime.

  • Horses’ necks slashed

    The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on an animal cruelty investigation in the Montvale area.  

  • Ancient game makes its way to Bedford

        For more than 4,000 years opponents have faced off against each other in an ancient Chinese strategy game called Go.

        Now there’s a group of folks who have brought the game to Bedford.
        Go hasn’t really changed since it was first invented. According to 16-year-old Bethany Shoop Go is easy to learn, but hard to master.

  • Bedford PD could see significant increase in calls

        Assuming reversion goes through—currently anticipated for July 1, 2013—the Bedford Police Department could see as much as a 40 percent immediate increase in the number of calls it responds to on an annual basis.
        But there aren’t any immediate plans to add officers.

  • When four titles aren't enough

      There'll be no placard for the wall this year.  That signage, showing who's the top team in Blue Ridge wrestling this year, will be hung in the gym at Northside.

  • The Bee-t goes on in Seminole wrestling

      The last time the Brookville Bees didn't lay claim to their district title was 1968.  It was a year of Woodstock, protests in the streets and the age of counterculture.

  • Splish Splashing away

      The Region III meet in the can, local poolsters now turn their sights toward Charlottesville.