Tim Saunders, WDBJ7

Tim Saunders

WDBJ7

Lynchburg, VA, United States

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Amherst schools account for lack of Internet connectivity in at-home learning plan

As schools across our region adapt their lessons for students to learn at home, they're having to think about the availability of Internet access. → Read More

Centra establishes five outpatient COVID-19 testing sites for limited patients

In some parts of our region, people are being checked for coronavirus at drive-thru testing sites. → Read More

Lynchburg health center offering free dental services for children this weekend

Free dental services are being offered to children in the Lynchburg area this weekend. → Read More

Lynchburg students celebrate completion of new school gymnasium

Students at two Lynchburg elementary schools have a new place to exercise. → Read More

More than $3,000 raised for first responders through 'We Are Bedford' shirt sale

A fundraiser to support first responders in Bedford is generating thousands of dollars. → Read More

Bedford grocery store owner donates remaining inventory to local food pantry

Not everything was sold when a grocery store recently closed in Bedford, but the leftover food isn't going to waste. → Read More

Bedford County manufacturer highlights product on 'World Radio Day'

L3Harris produced more than 100,000 public safety radios last year for police, firefighters, and other first responders. → Read More

BREXIT leader Nigel Farage supports VEXIT idea during Liberty University visit

Lynchburg students got an opportunity Wednesday to hear from a man who led the 'BREXIT' movement in Europe. → Read More

Campbell County leaders pursue funding for Timberlake Road improvements

Leaders want to upgrade parts of Timberlake Road, after a study identified safety problems along the corridor. → Read More

Amherst police settle into new headquarters building

The Amherst Police Department moved into a new headquarters on West Court Street earlier this month. → Read More

Lynchburg schools launch service to assist families with limited English proficiency

A new service is available in Lynchburg to help students whose families speak something other than English as their primary language. → Read More

Campbell County NAACP hosts annual MLK birthday celebration

A service in Campbell County to honor Martin Luther King Junior challenged people in the audience to go beyond the late pastor and civil rights leader's dream. → Read More

Lynchburg-area CASA program grows to second largest in Virginia

There's a growing need in the Lynchburg area for people who can advocate for children in the court system. → Read More

Bedford Grinch display resurfaces after disappearing before Christmas

A large Christmas decoration with a lot of sentimental value to people in Bedford has reappeared after going missing last month. → Read More

TEVA moving forward with plans to close Bedford County plant

The clock appears to be winding down for a large employer in Bedford County. → Read More

Bald eagle returned to Pittsylvania County after recovering from lead poisoning

A handful gathered at the Leesville Lake Campground in Pittsylvania County Wednesday to watch a bald eagle return to the wild. → Read More

Bedford jurors find Soto-Bonilla guilty of killing teenager

He was also found not guilty of robbery, guilty of gang participation and guilty of abduction. → Read More

Lynchburg man sentenced to 23 years for role in 2018 murder

A Lynchburg man will spend 23 years in prison for his role in the death of a Campbell County woman two years ago. → Read More

Bedford County leaders seek additional input before acting on school recommendations

Bedford County school leaders say they want more input before making any decisions about the future of their elementary schools. → Read More

Traveling circus offers sensory-friendly experience for Lynchburg audience

A traveling circus that's performing in our area this week offered a special show Friday afternoon for audiences who are sensitive to bright lights and loud noises. → Read More