Nearly 50 townhomes are cleared to begin construction on White House Road in Moneta following approval from the Bedford County Board of Supervisors this week.
How well do police forces represent racial makeup of their communities? | Behind the Headlines podcast
🎧 Reporter Karen Robinson-Jacobs discusses the racial makeup of police departments in relation to the communities they serve.
Fees for residential and commercial construction in Bedford County will have new rates effective July 1, the first overhaul to building permit rates in 20 years.
A month after signing off on a 41-cent real estate tax rate following extensive debate and public input, the Bedford County Board of Supervisors approved the county’s fiscal year 2024 budget Monday.
BEDFORD — No annexation.
Amherst County Board of Supervisors Chair Tom Martin announced he is seeking a second term to the District 1 seat on the board.
Sobrius Curae, LLC, a company that sought a special use permit for a drug center or “halfway house” in Goode — a proposal met with a strong show of community opposition — has withdrawn its application, Bedford County announced Monday.
The Amherst NAACP chapter recently wrote the county board of supervisors a letter asking that it address a Confederate monument on the Amherst courthouse grounds.
Garrett announced nearly early five years ago that he would not seek re-election to Congress, in order to combat his alcoholism.
A pair of zoning requests from the owner of Motor World to expand the Madison Heights business and construct 136 townhomes near the intersection of U.S. 29 Business and Dillard Road received the Amherst County Board of Supervisors’ approval May 16.
Energix Renewables, a company pursuing a special exception permit to operate a utility-scale solar operation on about 170 acres in the Piney River area of Amherst County, withdrew its permit a few hours before a public hearing the county’s board of supervisors was set to hold May 16.
Amherst County’s budget for the 2023-24 fiscal year, including a $2.5 million funding boost to the county’s public schools division and a 7% pay raise for county employees, received the board of supervisors’ approval Monday.
As plans for annexation of more county land into the Town of Bedford are targeted for town council vote later this month, a Bedford County Board of Supervisors member publicly asked town officials to consider changing course.
After nearly eight years as Amherst County’s chief law enforcement official, Sheriff E.W. Viar announced Thursday he is not seeking a third term in the Nov. 7 election and is retiring. His predecessor, former Sheriff Jimmy Ayers, confirmed Thursday evening he is running for sheriff.
BEDFORD — A Forest couple received the Bedford County Board of Supervisors’ unanimous approval Monday for a special use permit to keep using their property for a micro-wedding venue on Elkton Farm Road.
BEDFORD — Bedford County Sheriff Mike Miller and deputies with the sheriff’s office publicly were honored at this week’s county board of supervisors meeting as part of National Police Week.
BEDFORD — Rate changes are in store for the Bedford County Nursing Home’s private pay residents effective Aug. 1.
After considering four scenarios for long-term solid waste disposal, the Amherst County Board of Supervisors on May 2 voted to move forward with plans to open another cell in the county’s landfill, shifting away from a previous plan to haul trash elsewhere through trucks.
BEDFORD — Following a rocky leadup to the GOP’s 53rd District nominating convention, Tim Griffin, the chair of the Bedford County Republican Committee and a former prosecutor in Amherst and Bedford counties, smoothly secured his party’s nomination for this November’s general election on Saturday.
BEDFORD — Construction of 47 townhomes on the site of the former Mayberry Drive-In Theater and Diner is proposed in Moneta, a housing project that received the Bedford County Planning Commission’s recommendation of approval Monday.
On Jan. 25, as Del. Wendell Walker, R-Lynchburg, stepped to the microphone on the floor of the House Chamber in Richmond to speak to House Bill 1572, Lynchburg’s E.C. Glass High School was being held on a lockdown following a bomb threat made toward the school.
Content by Centra. See how Centra's modernization plan will bring contemporary facilities and innovative technologies to its campus in order to increase patient access and enhance specialty care in central Virginia.
Household items are a great way to help increase your productivity in 2023.
From luxury items to everyday essentials, find amazing deals on items you and your family will love.
Content by Salem Tourism. For pickers and antiques aficionados, everything old is new again, and there’s certainly plenty of charming territory to explore in the welcoming town of Salem on the northwest outskirts of Roanoke, Virginia.
The Brookville High School renovation project and a solar farm were key topics of discussion at the Campbell County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday night.
The Virginia Department of General Services recently declared the Central Virginia Training Center property in Amherst County as surplus, an expected step for efforts to redevelop the 380-acre campus near the James River.
BEDFORD — A proposed halfway house for substance abuse treatment on Lowry Road in Goode was met with heavy opposition from a packed crowd at a public hearing Tuesday, an emotional zoning review process that resulted in a 4-2 recommendation of denial from the Bedford County Planning Commission.
A familiar face in Amherst County government is taking the helm as county administrator.
BEDFORD — After closure of a crossover at the intersection of Camp Jaycee Road and U.S. 460 in western Bedford County as part of a Smart Scale funding project recently was nixed, the county’s board of supervisors approved a resolution Monday supporting planned road improvements moving forward.
A special use permit seeking to establish a “halfway house” in Goode is set to go before the Bedford County Planning Commission on Tuesday for a public hearing.
BEDFORD — A day after the Bedford County Board of Supervisors approved a 3-cent real estate tax increase, Bedford Town Council on Tuesday also authorized a tax rate of three cents higher than the rate to equalize revenue following a land reassessment.
BEDFORD — A travel park for recreational vehicles has the green light from Town of Bedford officials to set up operations on a seven-acre site bordering Longwood Avenue and Independence Boulevard.