(VIDEO) Is Google+ a facebook killer? All about plus.

July 6, 2011

By Dan McDermott The Lynchburg Times Vancouver business and technology expert Daniel Bui and Former Front Royal, Va. Vice Mayor Bret Hrbek joined me for a discussion about whether Google+ is a facebook killer or just a shot across the [...]

Give me a break. Of course beat

June 11, 2011

By Dan McDermott The Lynchburg Times The Huffington Post beat The New York Times in unique web visitors in May. There. I said it. The Drudge Report has linked to a Politico story about a bit of a Twitter-tiff [...]

Rt. 29 Bypass Charlottesville

Newman: Route 29 Western Bypass on the road to reality

June 9, 2011

By Dan McDermott The Lynchburg Times State Senator Stephen D. Newman said today he strongly supports Wednesday’s decision by the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors to end their opposition to the proposed Route 29 Bypass around the City of Charlottesville. [...]

Chamber CVI merger

(VIDEO) Lynchburg Chamber & CVI unify, form industrial council

May 20, 2011

By Dan McDermott The Lynchburg Times The Lynchburg Regional Chamber announced today that Central Virginia Industries would merge into the Chamber, forming a new Central Virginia Industries Council. The new division would continue the CVI’s 66 year history of supporting [...]

Would a service contract cover this repair? BoatUS says you should read the fine print before purchasing an extended warranty, which is also known as a service contract.

Buying a boat? The naked truth about extended warranties

May 18, 2011

“Do I need an extended warranty?” asked the caller to the Boat Owners Association of The United States’ (BoatUS) Consumer Protection Bureau. It was one of dozens of similar phone calls the organization gets each spring from harried boat buyers [...]


Leonard Buildings & Truck Accessories Rustburg grand opening May 7

May 4, 2011

Leonard Buildings & Truck Accessories announced the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for their relocated store in Rustburg, Virginia. Leonard Buildings and Truck Accessories relocated their store to 12236 Wards Rd., in early 2011. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held [...]


McDermott: I just want a scale, okay?

April 29, 2011

By Dan McDermott The Lynchburg Times Okay, so I am in Wally World a national big box retail store to buy a cheap imported Chinese-made bathroom scale. You used to just go buy a scale. Remember? Maybe number dial versus [...]

Odd Fellows Rd and 460_29

(AUDIO) Future interchange a big boost to Lynchburg economy

April 23, 2011

By Dan McDermott The Lynchburg Times Decades in the making, a new interchange connecting Odd Fellows Rd. with U.S. 460/29 got the green light from Gov. Bob McDonnell Wednesday. The result could be an easing of congestion on Wards Rd. [...]