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GLTC resumes Saturday service to Madison Heights

June 27, 2011

Lynchburg, VA: The Greater Lynchburg Transit Company (GLTC) is pleased to announce the restoration of Fixed-Route and Paratransit service to Madison Heights effective Saturday, July 2, 2011. The service will span from 6:02 a.m.-6:02 p.m., Monday-Saturday with service ending at [...]

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Congressman Robert Hurt’s weekly column: Protecting jobs by defending Virginia’s right to work status

June 27, 2011

By Rep. Robert Hurt Over the past two and a half years, the Administration has imposed several unnecessary government regulations and mandates on the private sector that have destroyed jobs, stifled innovation, and slowed our economic recovery. Despite the fact [...]

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Centra names next president and CEO

June 27, 2011

W. Michael Bryant has been named as the next president and CEO of Centra, Kenneth S. White, chairman of the Centra Board of Directors, announced Monday. He will replace George W. Dawson, who will retire this fall after nearly three decades at the [...]

VIDEO: McDermott Report June 24, 2011

June 24, 2011

Topics: Infomercial pitchman Don Lapre is arrested for fraud. A consumer group is warning the White House to distance itself from Google! Is Congressman Ron Paul trying to go more mainstream in his run for the Presidency? One Politico writer [...]

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Testing Lynchburg city sewer lines

June 24, 2011

Beginning Tuesday, June 21 and continuing for three weeks, contractors for the City of Lynchburg will be conducting a Sewer System Evaluation Survey (SSES) in the Burnt Bridge Road area (between Bon Ton Road and Mimosa Drive). The survey will [...]

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Lynchburg Museum repair project

June 24, 2011

On Monday, June 27 work will begin on exterior repairs to The Lynchburg Museum at the Old Court House located at 901 Court Street. Repairs will be made to the hidden gutters, water damage to the entablature, damaged roof seams, [...]

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Amherst weekly crime report – June 24, 2011

June 24, 2011

Petit Larceny, Seminole Drive, June 19th; Heather Nicole Bateman, a 21 year old female of Monroe Street, was charged with taking items from Food Lion Seminole Drive Grand Larceny, North Amherst Highway, June 20th; cash was taken from a parked [...]

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Traffic stop nabs fugitive

June 24, 2011

The Amherst County Sheriff’s Office arrested a wanted person from South Carolina on Thursday June 23rd. Shortly after midnight, Sgt R Linton observed a vehicle with a broken windshield and no headlights exit Pizza Wings and Things on South Amherst [...]

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Congressman Bob Goodlatte’s weekly column: Congress must act to cut spending and balance the budget

June 24, 2011

By Rep. Bob Goodlatte Congress must expressly authorize any increase in the amount of money the federal government can borrow. Unfortunately, because of continued out-of-control spending, we are facing a situation where Congress is once again being asked to increase [...]

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Local student wins congressional art contest

June 24, 2011

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Bob Goodlatte announced that the artwork of E.C. Glass High School student Jack McGuinn is being displayed in the United States Capitol. Jack McGuinn, son of Bill and Esther McGuinn, lives in Lynchburg and just completed [...]