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— Poplar Forest is Thomas Jefferson's other house. Everyone knows about Monticello, Jefferson's stunning 33-room home at Charlottesville at the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains in western Virginia. But most people have never heard of Jefferson's...
Tags: Architecture, Libraries, Renovation, England, Thomas Jefferson
Special To The SunAdrive around Virginia's Lynchburg area links history from Thomas Jefferson's era to the end of the Civil War to June 6, 1944. Lynchburg, which traces its beginnings to a ferry established by John Lynch in 1757, is the site of Poplar Forest, an octagonal...
A record number of turkeys were harvested during the 2013 spring season, according to the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. The 2013 harvest of 19,265 birds exceeded the previous number (18,345) set in 2002. Bedford County recorded the...
The News & Advance, Lynchburg, Va.A frantic call comes into the 911 Dispatch Center. "This is Mrs. Goodin at the high school. We have a head-on collision in the back parking lot. There's one that's thrown through the windshield -- he might be unresponsive. The other two are bleeding....
Dorothy Elizabeth Papa, 89, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, of respiratory failure at Meritus Medical Center. Born Dec. 5, 1923, on a small farm between Buffalo Mills and Hyndman (Bedford County)...
The News & Advance, Lynchburg, Va.On days when James Frazer, of Bedford, brews batches of homemade beer on his stove, the windows fog up, the kitchen smells like freshly baked bread and the aroma soothes his soul. There's no place else he would rather be. "Brew days are wonderful," he...
The Roanoke Times, Va.The months of April and May usually signal the season of special events -- especially walks and runs -- as means of raising funds for numerous charities. Upcoming is Mental Health America of Roanoke Valley's ninth annual Walk for Mental Health, May 21...
The Roanoke Times, Va.The Bedford County School Board is considering a developer's offer of a 35-acre tract of land for a new middle school. The school board may vote tonight on whether to approve a feasibility study on the property located on U.S. 460/U.S.?221 next to the...
Tags: Research, Clubs and Associations, YMCA
WDBJ7 Anchor/ReporterDo the crime, pay the fine. But a new report shows a lot of fines in Virginia go unpaid causing the state to lose out on nearly $171 million dollars a year. "My husband and I both got my traffic ticket back in November and about two weeks later we...
ReporterThe Bedford County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a woman for cashing a forged check in an incident that set off a large search for two other suspects on Wednesday in the Lynchburg area. A warrant has been issued for one of the suspects. Lachelle...
Tags: Campbell County, Theft
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefA Bedford County principal is getting statewide recognition for his efforts to work with students. Liberty High School's Tim Overstreet is the Virginia Student Council Association "Administrator of the Year." The VSCA is made up of student government...
Tags: Students, Teaching and Learning
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