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New low-income, handicap-accessible housing to come to Lynchburg

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - New affordable housing for low-income families and people with disabilities is coming to Lynchburg. Construction has officially begun for the development of three new apartment complexes on Florida Avenue. Rush Homes is a local nonprofit funding the construction of Florida Terrace. They already have a list...
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Timberlake Tavern reopens with new ownership in ribbon cutting

The Timberlake Tavern recently celebrated new ownership with a ribbon cutting hosted by the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance. The ribbon cutting was followed by refreshments and the Alliance’s Commerce & Cocktails business development event. Historic Timberlake Tavern is located at 439 Timberlake Drive, Lynchburg. It was built in 1929,...
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Lynchburg restaurants host fundraiser for farm

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - Two restaurants in Lynchburg are hosting a fundraiser for a local farm throughout the month of August. The Water Dog will donate $2 per bottle of Rosé Wine sold during Rosé Thursdays to Lynchburg Grows. All proceeds from the fundraisers will go to Lynchburg...

Liberty University looking for new president

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Liberty University says it has hired an Atlanta-based company — CarterBaldwin Executive Search — to conduct an extensive nationwide search for the Lynchburg school’s next president. According to the university, CarterBaldwin is routinely listed among America’s top 40 executive search firms, providing...

Lakeside Drive in Lynchburg reopened after power line incident

— LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Lynchburg motorists may need to seek alternate routes on Wednesday while crews respond to an incident involving power lines along Lakeside Drive. The Lynchburg Department of Emergency Services announced at 11:22 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 10 that the 2600 block of Lakeside Drive — between the old Billy Craft and Sheetz — was completely blocked due to the incident.

Council discusses overgrowth on Walmart access road

The need for landscaping maintenance of vegetation overgrowth along the access road between Appomattox Walmart and The Shoppes of Appomattox was a topic of discussion at Monday’s meeting of the Appomattox Town Council. Appomattox Town Manager R. Terry McGhee told the council that the subject also surfaced at a...

Earthsea is a fluffy feline waiting for her perfect match

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Today, 10 News is helping this fluffy feline find her purrfect family. Earthsea has been at the Lynchburg Humane Society and has spent most of her kitty life at the shelter – she’s been there for over 400 days just waiting on a perfect match.

COVID-19 Update and 2022 Fall Semester Policies

The following email was sent to the campus community from Randolph President Sue Ott Rowlands on August 10, 2022. As we near the beginning of the academic year, we felt it important to provide an update regarding the College’s ongoing management of COVID-19. The COVID-19 landscape has shifted and changed since this pandemic began in 2020, and while the virus is still prevalent throughout the nation, we are all better equipped to deal with its management and mitigation.
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John Mustain hopes for sustained success in second stint at James Monroe

LINDSIDE, W.Va. — From 2013-2017, John Mustain led James Monroe High School to three playoff appearances and a record of 27-8 in his last three seasons. After three years away from the program, Mustain returned to Lindside in 2021. He guided the Mavericks to an 8-4 record and a spot in the Class A quarterfinals.

Liberty University hires executive recruiter to find new president

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) — Liberty University announced Wednesday that it is hiring a company called CarterBaldwin to find a new president for the Christian school. "An extensive and national search" will take place to find the next president by CarterBaldwin. “During this season of institutional transition, Liberty University has...

Position Preview: Linebackers

We begin our position previews today with a look at the linebackers. After spending the past three seasons at Liberty as the defensive line coach, Josh Aldridge slides back to coach the linebackers this season as he takes on the additional duties of Co-Defensive Coordinator. This move allows Aldridge to focus on coordinating the defense while not having as many position players that he is responsible for.

Ridership drops could mean less funding for Virginia transit agencies

A handful of Virginia transit agencies are projected to see a drop-off in state funding support following back-to-back years of federal and state relief due to the pandemic. Virginia Railway Express, RADAR in Roanoke, the Greater Lynchburg Transit Company, and transit services in Loudoun County are some of the systems expected to be impacted by the drop in funding largely due to significant reductions in ridership and service, according to state officials.

Downtown Lynchburg construction on schedule for completion by summer 2023

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) — If you have driven through Downtown Lynchburg lately, you may have noticed the ongoing construction on Commerce Street. As of right now Jim Talian, special projects manager with the city's Department of Water Resources, said they are on schedule. The construction, however, has impacted the...

Bible survives car fire

The Rustburg Volunteer Fire Department recently responded to a car fire, which destroyed the car, but not a Bible that was inside it. The Rustburg VFD reported that at 3:02 a.m. Monday, July 25, the station was called out to assist the Evington VFD with a car fire. The car was on U.S. Route 29 on the northbound side, just past Browns Mill Road.