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Campbell County

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  • UPDATED: Request for training facility put on hold

    UPDATED:  Request for training facility put on hold
    UPDATED: A request to build a shooting range in Campbell County has been withdrawn. The Campbell County Sheriff's office wanted to build an outdoor facility near Rustburg. It was supposed to be used for Sheriff's deputies and other officers for...
  • Governor recognizes several area high-performing schools

    Governor recognizes several area high-performing schools
    Governor McDonnell and the Board of Education have recognized several high-performing schools in our area. Throughout the state, 447 schools and two school divisions earned 2012 Virginia Index of Performance awards for advanced learning and achievement....
  • Judgment against Campbell County overturned by Virginia Supreme Court

    Judgment against Campbell County overturned by Virginia Supreme Court
    The Virginia Supreme Court has overturned a major ruling, involving a local county. Landowners Claude and Virginia Royal sued Campbell County in 2005, claiming that wells on their property were contaminated by a landfill. A lower court found the...
  • State police office in Lynchburg moving to Amherst

    State police office in Lynchburg moving to Amherst
    The Lynchburg state police office is moving to Amherst. The new Area 20 Office will open Monday on South Main Street in Amherst. The patrol area that Area 20 covers includes Amherst and Campbell County, and the city of Lynchburg. The Area 20 Office...
  • Lynchburg woman admits to stealing $150,000 from Dominion Power

    Lynchburg woman admits to stealing $150,000 from Dominion Power
    A Lynchburg woman has admitted to credit card fraud in excess of $150,000. 45-year-old Dianna Mobley pleaded guilty Wednesday morning to the charge. Mobley was an administrative assistant at Dominion Power's Altavista Power Station when prosecutors...
  • UPDATED: Suspect arrested in deadly hit and run crash in Lynchburg

    UPDATED: Suspect arrested in deadly hit and run crash in Lynchburg
    Investigators have arrested a Campbell County man in connection to a hit-and-run crash that killed a Lynchburg man Wednesday morning. 21-year-old Jeremy Jarry of Campbell County has been charged with felony hit-and-run. His 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac...
  • Southwest Virginia programs land $1.2 million grant to combat teen drug and alcohol abuse

    Southwest Virginia programs land $1.2 million grant to combat teen drug and alcohol abuse
    Students in Southwest Virginia will be getting a crash course on the dangers of drinking and driving and drug abuse. On Tuesday afternoon, U-S Attorney Tim Heaphy announced several local agencies will benefit from a federal grants. The money will be used...
  • Lynchburg kids enjoy a day of fun in the snow

    Lynchburg kids enjoy a day of fun in the snow
    If you like sledding in the snow, there's probably no better place to do it than Lynchburg.  It is the "Hill City" after all. "I love having fun in the snow," said Dunbar Middle School student, Justice Fitzgerald, who spent Monday "jumping ramps and just...
  • Campbell County woman wins $1 million on scratch-off ticket

    Campbell County woman wins $1 million on scratch-off ticket
    A Campbell County woman had an extra-sweet Valentine's Day. Denise Helm of Evington won $1 million on a scratch-off ticket. Helm decided to take a one-time cash option for a lump sum of $645,000. The store where she bought the ticket, Miles Market,...
  • WDBJ 7 Exclusive: Former hostage speaks for the first time at General Assembly ceremony

    WDBJ 7 Exclusive: Former hostage speaks for the first time at General Assembly ceremony
    The usual business of Virginia's General Assembly was briefly put on hold Thursday, to make way for a young man with an incredible story. "Very rarely do we have someone that is a remarkable 14-year-old, who went through the harrowing ordeal that this...
  • Campbell County supervisors consider possible meals tax

    Campbell County supervisors consider possible meals tax
    At the Thomas Terrace Market on Route 460, you can get Moore's Hot Dogs with the famous spicy chili. Soon that dish could be served with a new tax. "I don't begrudge the county for needing to raise revenues, but I don't think a meals tax is the smartest...