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VSP respond to Interstate 64 accident

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - A crash on Interstate 64 at the 108 Mile Marker near Crozet occurred around 7 a.m., Wednesday, August 10. Virginia State Police say a Toyota SUV hauling a camper was headed eastbound when it ran off the road and overturned. Traffic was disrupted while crews...
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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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High school football: Bixby, Riverheads enter 2022 season with longest active win streaks

The two longest active high school football win streaks in the nation belong to a pair of schools who now own the longest all-time win streak in their respective states. Riverheads (Staunton, Va.) has won 50 games in a row (including one by forfeit) after finishing 14-0 last year. The Gladiators will be under new leadership this year, however, as longtime coach Robert Casto has stepped down after 26 seasons and nine state championships. Riverheads has won the last six VHSL Group 1 championships under Casto. Last year, the Gladiators broke the state record of 45 in a row, previously held by Phoebus.

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,...

Crimora man faces jury on first-degree murder charge

AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) - A man from Crimora is on trial for the alleged murder of his wife. Dwayne Lee White is charged with first-degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Kelin Pacheco-White was shot...

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...

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...

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.

Dogs on the run: A glimpse at Staunton's leash laws

STAUNTON — Have you ever been walking your dog in downtown Staunton, or just enjoying a summer evening in your yard, when an unleashed dog approaches? You aren't alone. Since the beginning of summer, at least seven residents have posted to the Staunton VA Facebook group about unleashed dog encounters. Several of the posts are about dogs attacking animals, and even people.

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)

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.

20-Yard Dash: Wilson Memorial

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - Wilson Memorial is settling in under third-year head coach Drew Bugden. The Green Hornets are looking to build on their first normal offseason since Bugden took over. He was hired in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and led Wilson Memorial through two seasons in one calendar year in 2021. The 2020 VHSL season was postponed until the 2021 spring due to the pandemic.

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.