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Zenith AeroTech Delivers Two Tethered Aerial Vehicles to Federal Law Enforcement Agency

AFTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 10, 2022-- Zenith AeroTech, a leader in heavy-lift tethered aerial vehicles (TAVs), announced today that the company has completed delivery of two Quad 8 TAVs to a Federal law enforcement agency for use as a command overwatch solution during emergency response missions. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: Quad 8 tethered aerial vehicle (Photo: Business Wire)
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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,...

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...

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.

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.

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...

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.

Three Notch’d Trail Planning Funding Approved!

$2,007,045 for the Three Notched Trail Shared Use Path Plan in Albemarle County for the planning of a project that will develop a shared use path between the City of Charlottesville, the community of Crozet, and Western Albemarle and Nelson County. (the following is from the beginning of the above-referenced...

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...

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.

Rep. Ben Cline visits Lynchburg’s Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Virginia Congressman Ben Cline visited Lynchburg Wednesday to assess the damage at the Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center. The facility was vandalized in June following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe V. Wade. The Republican Congressman, who represents Virginia’s 6th District, said that since Congress...

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...

Team Crossover hosted track & field meet at ACHS

Appomattox Team Crossover’s Track Club hosted an Aug. 3 meet at Appomattox County High School. A list of medal winners was not available as of press time but will be published in the next edition of the Times Virginian after it is received, along with more photographs of the event.
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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.

Heads up! Storms turn more numerous; localized flood threat Wednesday

ROANOKE, Va. – A Flood Watch is in effect for parts of the area Wednesday. We’re tracking a slow-moving front nearby that, combined with our heat and humidity, will fire off numerous showers and thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening. These will be pretty random in location. Because a)...