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Man cited after being caught with loaded handguns at Roanoke airport

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ/TSA Release) - A man from Bedford County was cited by police after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers stopped him from carrying two loaded handguns onto his flight Sunday at Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport. Both were semi-automatic handguns, according to TSA, one loaded with six bullets and the other with seven bullets.
ROANOKE, VA
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James “Bubby” Phillips

James “Bubby” Phillips age 73 of Dry Fork of Marrowbone, passed away Friday, May 13, 2022, at his residence. He was born on July 18, 1948 to the late Frank Phillips and Tilda Hughes Cole. Graveside services will be held on Monday at 11:00AM at the Phillips Family...
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Bedford Police Chief sworn in as new top cop

BEDFORD, Va. – Chief Ronnie Lewis was sworn in Monday as Bedford’s new top cop. He has nearly three decades of experience in public safety, first serving Lynchburg’s fire department, then the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, and most recently as a captain with the Fairfax Police Department.
BEDFORD, VA
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High Point – Liberty Baseball Contest Canceled

The High Point at Liberty baseball game scheduled for Tuesday evening at Worthington Field at Liberty Baseball Stadium has been canceled due to mutual agreement. The Flames, 32-18 overall and 18-9 in ASUN Conference play, will now host the Kennesaw State Owls for a three-game ASUN Conference series to close out their 2022 regular season, beginning Thursday. Liberty leads Kennesaw State by one game in the ASUN East Division standings.
LYNCHBURG, VA
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Weekend fire engulfs trailer home in Altavista

ALTAVISTA, Va. (WFXR) — Three agencies responded to a trailer home that was engulfed in flames in Altavista. The fire happened around 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 16 in the 300 block of Peerman School Road. According to the Altavista Fire Company heavy fire and smoke were coming from...
ALTAVISTA, VA
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Bedford swears in new police chief

BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. (WSET) — Lynchburg native Ronnie Lewis, Jr., is returning to the area to serve the town of Bedford as their new police chief. The Town of Bedford swore Lewis into office Monday morning with his family and friends in attendance. After his son and wife pinned...
BEDFORD, VA
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Lynchburg wedding planner spreads kindness through flowers

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - A Lynchburg wedding planner is using flowers to spread kindness. Floralanthropy has set out a number of flowers across downtown Lynchburg, many by the public pianos. Founder Bee Kirby wants people to take a flower for themselves and one for a stranger. She says giving them...
LYNCHBURG, VA
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Ronnie Lewis Jr. sworn in as Town of Bedford Police Chief

BEDFORD, Va. (WDBJ) - There’s a new police chief in the Town of Bedford. “It still hasn’t settled in,” says Ronnie Lewis Jr. moments after being sworn in. “I’m pretty much speechless.”. It’s a homecoming of sorts for Chief Lewis, a first responder with years...
BEDFORD, VA
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Bedford fire chief appointed to statewide leadership role

BEDFORD, Va. – Governor Glenn Youngkin has appointed Bedford’s fire chief to a statewide leadership role. Brad Creasy will become Executive Director of the Virginia Department of Fire Programs. He spent the last 15 years as head of Bedford’s fire department and served the past 21 years in...
BEDFORD, VA
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