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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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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...
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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...
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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.
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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.
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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...
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Jefferson Forest and Northside’s Nick Crawford win Botetourt Metro Invitational

TROUTVILLE, Va. (WFXR) — One of the major high school golf tournaments in our area teed off Tuesday morning at the Botetourt Golf and Swim Club. It is the second annual Botetourt Metro Invitational. The tournament was formally known as the Bob McClelland Metro Invitational golf tournament. 13 area teams participated in the one day tournament. There were also a mixture of individual players. Tournament organizer and Botetourt Golf and Swim Club general manager Jeff Sprinkel is proud of the tournament’s return.
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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.
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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...
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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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Lynchburg Bookstore is now selling books by the pound

New Lynchburg bookstore offers something special for patrons. A Lynchburg family is writing a new next chapter of their book-selling business by transforming an old warehouse into a new bookstore Neverland Books by the Pound is family owned and operated and will offer something unique to those who walk through the doors. The owners, the Coombes family began selling books online a number of years ago and decided to open “a destination bookstore that’s fun for the whole community.”
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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.
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Liberty launches search for new president

Consultancy to run national search to replace Prevo. Liberty University announced Wednesday that it has hired an Atlanta-based executive search firm to find its next president, who will succeed Jerry Prevo, the longtime board chair who became the Lynchburg private Christian institution’s interim president after Jerry Falwell Jr. stepped down amid scandal in August 2020.
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