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Lynchburg police investigate Park Avenue shooting

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR)— The Lynchburg Police Department is on the scene of a shooting. According to officers, it happened Tuesday in a field, behind The Salvation Army, on Park Avenue. The man shot was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. No arrests have been made. Stay with WFXR...
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67-year-old missing Bedford woman found

BEDFORD, Va. (WSET) — A 67-year-old woman previously reported missing has been found. The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office began a missing person investigation of Sandra Sines of Bedford. She was seen early this morning driving a blue Ford Fusion with a Virginia plate reading 'VJW-2850'. In a message...
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US-460 West reopened after Lynchburg multi-vehicle wreck

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — If your Tuesday morning commute takes you along U.S. Route 460 West in Lynchburg, you may run into some backups because of a multi-vehicle crash. According to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), all westbound lanes are closed on U.S. Route 460 near U.S. Route 29 South and a ramp intersection.
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Virginia Anti-Choice Pregnancy Center Vandalized

Security camera footage showed four masked individuals. After Friday’s Supreme Court decision, which effectively struck down Roe v. Wade, many across the nation have been left reeling. Many Americans have taken to the streets with demonstrations and protests. In Lynchburg, Virginia during the early hours of Saturday morning, four individuals vandalized the antiabortion Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center.
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Man arrested for grand larceny, other charges in Campbell Co.

CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help from the community to find a man who is wanted for multiple charges. According to officials, 23-year-old Jeffrey Haskins was last seen around Waterlick Road and Timberlake Road in Campbell County. He is described as being 6-feet 1-inch tall; weighing 145 pounds; and having brown eyes, black hair, and a beard.
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33-year-old man identified as victim in James River drowning

AMHERST COUNTY, Va. (WSET) — The Amherst County Sheriff's Office has identified the man whose body was pulled from the James River over the weekend. Saturday evening around 7:40, the Lynchburg Fire Dept. responded to the river, east of the John Lynch Memorial Bridge. A body was recovered. Monday,...
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Lynchburg Woman Speaking up for Gun Safety

Shawn Moss' life was brutally taken 9 years ago and amidst the rising concern from community shootings, we need to teach the next generation about gun safety. Brenda Moss is leading the charge with her foundation educating young children and advocating for gun safety.
LYNCHBURG, VA
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Traffic resumes along Lynchburg roads after protests

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: Traffic has resumed along the roads. EARLIER STORY: Portions of Church Street are closed as of 4 p.m. Monday until further notice to accommodate scheduled protests, according to the City of Lynchburg. Closures include Church Street between 8th Street and 10th Street and 9th Street...
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Divided protests over Roe v. Wade ramp up in Lynchburg

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — In downtown Lynchburg, the streets became divided — both literally and figuratively — on Monday over the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Abortion-rights advocates and anti-abortion protesters took to the streets of Lynchburg to support their stances on Monday,...
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Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center boarded up after vandalism

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) — The Lynchburg Police Department is investigating property damage and vandalism early Saturday morning at the Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center on Old Forest Road. Police were called to the center at 10:40 a.m. Saturday. They report the building had been spray-painted with graffiti and multiple windows...
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Lynchburg Police seek help identifying Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center vandals

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - Four people are being sought for their roles in the vandalism of the Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center Saturday morning, according to the Lynchburg Police Department. Security footage captured four people spray-painting graffiti and breaking out windows to the pregnancy center, at 3701 Old Forest Rd. Anyone...
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Suspect wanted in Campbell County car theft

CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va. (WSET) — The Campbell County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man wanted for the grand larceny of a vehicle and other charges. Jeffrey Haskins is described as a 23-year-old male, 6’1”, 145 pounds with brown eyes, black hair, and a beard. Haskins has...
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The financial viability of rainwater harvesting at the center of summer research project

This story is part of an ongoing series featuring the work of students and faculty participating in Randolph’s 2022 Summer Research Program. Rainwater harvesting—the collection of run-off from a structure to store it for later use—can be a powerful tool in combating water supply problems, but questions still remain about its financial viability.
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Salem Fair preps, ENOUGH Rally and more news happening today

Here’s a look at some of the stories we’ll be following today as they make headlines across Southwest Virginia:. The Roanoke City Public Schools will have its Farm to School Partnership celebration at James Madison Middle School Garden. The district alongside the Local Environment Agriculture Project and Virginia Cooperative Extension will celebrate the resources created, the relationships established and the groundwork laid for future growth. The celebration starts at 9:15 a.m.
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UNC, Liberty cancel three-game football series

Chapel Hill, N.C. — North Carolina's football team will not play Liberty three times in the next decade as previously scheduled. The teams were scheduled to meet in 2024, 2028 and 2031, but the schools agreed in May to cancel the entire series, according to a signed cancellation agreement obtained by WRAL News.
CHAPEL HILL, NC
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Father-Son Team Makes Mr. G’s Donuts A Lexington Treat

On April 22, near the end of the Easter/spring holiday week, my wife and I drove to Lexington, Virginia to check out some antique malls and have a picnic at nearby scenic Goshen Pass. Lexington is a both a charming, historic college town and easy day trip from the Roanoke...
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Liberty Places Program-Record 7 on VaSID All-State Softball Team

Liberty placed a program-record seven players on the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) University Division All-State Softball Team, as announced today. Senior outfielder Kara Canetto, junior shortstop Devyn Howard and sophomore catcher Caroline Hudson were named to the VaSID All-State first team, while freshman first baseman Paige Bachman, sophomores Karlie Keeney (P) and Mary Claire Wilson (OF) and senior pitcher Emily Kirby were voted to the second team.
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Popular Lynchburg bakery battles some not-so-sweet struggles

LYNCHBURG, Va. – From cookies to cupcakes, giant cinnamon rolls to pizza rolls, customers like Vickie Montgomery said she has enjoyed Mrs. Joy’s Absolutely Fabulous Treats in Downtown Lynchburg, not only for the tasty treats but also because of its owner Tarsha Joyner. “[Joyner] does everything from scratch....
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