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Driver arrested after Lynchburg hit-and-run over the weekend

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - The driver of a 2015 Nissan Altima contacted police and is cooperating after a Saturday night hit-and-run along Ardmore Drive in Lynchburg that left a woman injured. The 38-year-old woman had critical injuries. No updates on her condition were released. Charges are currently pending.
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Lynchburg Police: found, driver involved in hit and run on Saturday

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — The Lynchburg Police (LPD) are looking for a driver who hit a woman and took off on Saturday. Police responded to the 1000 block of Ardmore Drive on Saturday, July 2 for a call of a woman hit by a car. When they arrived, they found a 38-year-old with serious injuries. Police say she was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital for treatment.
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Enjoy These Activities Along the James River

COME JOIN US ON THE RIVERFRONT IN LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA. When you have a city set along with bodies of water such as the James River, you’ll find a community that builds their culture and activities around enjoying the beautiful waterfront, and LYH is no exception! Surrounding the historic river, you’ll find businesses and local activities for residents and visitors to enjoy. Here are a few ideas.
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Lynchburg District Traffic Alert: Week of July 4-8

Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures in the Lynchburg District in the coming week. Work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. Items in italics contain new/updated information. For up-to-date information, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org. District-wide activities:. Crews will perform various activities throughout the district to include, but...
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Annual Concord Parade celebrates the Fourth of July

CONCORD, Va. (WSET) — The Concord Parade on Sunday featured hundreds of parents, children, families, firemen, and police officers who were there to celebrate America's Independence. The parade has been taking place for more than 50 years. Many were quick to share why this day is so important to...
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Poplar Forest holds Independence Day celebration

FOREST, Va. (WSET) — A holiday tradition for Hill City, the Poplar Forest historical retreat held its annual Independence Day celebration Monday afternoon. Alyson Ramsey, CEO of Poplar Forest, said they've put on this event every July 04 since 1986. She said the best part is seeing family and...
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Professionals offer tips for fireworks safety

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — The colors, booms, and bangs that paint the sky during the Fourth of July can be beautiful but dangerous if you don’t handle them correctly. The Lynchburg Fire Marshal’s Office says in 2021 there were 8,500 injuries from mishandling fireworks in the nation. But what is legal and illegal when shooting […]
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Officer revives man after nearly drowning in English Park

ALTAVISTA, Va. (WSET) — Two men are are alive tonight after they almost drown in the river at English Park. The Altavista Police Department says this all happened earlier this evening at 6:43. Police say once there, they found two men on the shoreline. They say one man was...
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Lynchburg Police: Police find mother of wandered child

------------------ Just after 8 Saturday morning, Lynchburg Police received a call about a small child walking alone in the 2800-block of Linkhorne Road. The child is a male, possibly 3 to 4 years old, wearing gray shorts and a blue, sleeveless shirt. His ability to communicate is limited and officers are continuing attempts to locate his caretaker at this time.
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Mother of lost Lynchburg child located

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) — The mother of a lost boy was located Saturday morning after Lynchburg Police received a call around 8 am this morning about a small child walking alone in the 2800 block of Linkhorne Road. LPD thanks the community for its help.
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Woman hospitalized in Lynchburg hit and run

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) — Lynchburg Police are investigating a hit and run that hospitalized a woman Saturday night. At approximately 9:48 p.m., officers responded to the 1000-block of Ardmore Drive for a report that a woman had been hit by a vehicle. Once on the scene, officers found a...
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West dominates East in 3rd Annual Ronnie Roberts Classic

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — What started as a chance for high school seniors to play baseball during the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic has now become an annual tradition in Lynchburg. For the third year in a row, All-Stars from the Seminole and Dogwood District met in the Ronnie Roberts Classic at Bank of the James Stadium.
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