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Congressman Robert Hurt’s weekly column: Promoting a sustainable economic recovery

June 24, 2011

By Rep. Robert  Hurt A year ago, in the midst of over nine percent unemployment and a quickly escalating 13 trillion dollar national debt, the White House launched its “Recovery Summer” tour in an effort to gain support for its [...]

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Virginia law enforcement chief’s challenge highway traffic safety awards

June 24, 2011

The Central Virginia Highway Traffic Safety Board would like to congratulate the following member agencies for placing in the recent Virginia Law Enforcement Chief’s Challenge highway traffic safety awards. The Bedford Police Department won 1st place in Virginia for the [...]

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Crime of the week: Attempted robbery

June 24, 2011

The Lynchburg Police Department is currently investigating an attempted robbery that occurred on June 18, 2011 in the 300 block of Hood St. The victim reported that he answered a knock on his door at approximately 11:09 p.m. Upon opening [...]

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Amherst weekly crime report – June 17, 2011

June 24, 2011

Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle, Elon Road, June 9th; a vehicle was taken from Floyd County without the owner’s permission and the suspect stopped here. Jeffrey Michael Truax, a 51 year old male of Ivymount Road Richmond, was arrested and [...]

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Suicidal subject on the John Lynch Bridge

June 21, 2011

On Thursday June 16, 2011 at 1:51 pm, the Lynchburg Police and Fire Departments responded to a possible suicidal subject on the John Lynch Bridge near the north bound side. On arrival officers found a 41-year-old male near the edge [...]

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Congressman Bob Goodlatte’s weekly column: The technology sector is vital to our economic recovery

June 21, 2011

By Rep. Bob Goodlatte The technology industry in America is a major driving force and job-creating engine of our economy. The most recent data indicates that Virginia is one of the leading states in terms of the number of technology [...]

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Counseling Center Expanding

June 21, 2011

Pastoral Counseling Services of Central Virginia will become part of Presbyterian Homes & Family Services and the Family Alliance. On July 1, 2011, Pastoral Counseling Services of Central Virginia will join with Presbyterian Homes &Family Services and the Family Alliance’s [...]

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Community Dialogue on Race and Racism announces summer film series

June 16, 2011

The Community Dialogue on Race and Racism announces its Summer Film Series to be held at Riverviews Artspace, 901 Jefferson Street. Films will be shown on Thursday, June 23, Thursday, July 28 and Thursday, August 25, all at 7:00 p.m. [...]

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Dog park video to be taped Saturday

June 16, 2011

Lynchburg needs to make a 2 minute video to compete for the final phase of the PetSafe Bark for Your Park $100,000 contest. We need your help to get some shots of enthusiastic dog park supporters, their families, and their dogs at [...]

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Lynchburg Expressway road work planned starting Monday

June 16, 2011

Beginning Monday, June 20, repairs to the concrete median barrier will be performed on the Lynchburg Expressway (between Grace Street and Main Street), and traffic will be reduced to a single lane in both the northbound and southbound directions. This [...]