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Past articles by Eleanor:

Lynchburg native Lindsey Hinkley ends nursing career for full-time photography business

For the last five years, Lindsey Hinkley has lived a double life. → Read More

Machete fight lands Appomattox man in hospital

An Appomattox County man was taken to the hospital early Tuesday after authorities said he was injured in a fight that involved a baseball bat and a machete. → Read More

In the aftermath of the storm, Appomattox begins to pick up the peices

APPOMATTOX — John Harris had a front-seat view of the EF3 tornado that struck Appomattox County on Wednesday, killing one man — his 78-year-old uncle — and nearly leveling his community of Evergreen. → Read More

Tractor-trailer wreck blocks U.S. 29 North traffic

A jack-knifed tractor-trailer has traffic blocked on U.S. 29 North at Kemper Street in Lynchburg, police said. → Read More

Update: Roadways are treacherous

9:30 a.m. The second round of a low-pressure system that already dumped several inches of snow throughout the state is making its way to Lynchburg, carrying with it a batch of sleet and freezing rain. → Read More

Suspicious bacon covered in industrial solvent, deputies say

Amherst County authorities said Wednesday they received lab results revealing the contents of a suspicious bag of bacon found on an armed and masked trespasser last year. → Read More

Amherst County woman arrested after hammer attack

A Monroe woman is held without bond following an attack Sunday involving a claw hammer that authorities said sent her neighbor to the hospital. → Read More

Man faces murder charge in Campbell County homicide

Updated 11:07 a.m.: A Campbell County man is charged with second-degree murder after a fatal shooting Sunday night, authorities said. → Read More

House fire displaces Lynchburg couple

The Lynchburg Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of a fire that displaced a city couple from their home of 20 years on Thursday. → Read More

Officials: Rustburg cooking fire spread after dog locked resident out of house

Fire officials said a dog is to blame for a house fire that displaced a Rustburg family Wednesday. → Read More

Bedford teen reporting missing is located in Roanoke

A teenager missing since last week has been located, according to the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office. → Read More

DEA investigating drug thefts at Lynchburg hospital

LYNCHBURG — Federal agents served a warrant at Lynchburg General Hospital’s pharmacy Wednesday morning, allowing them to inspect records of controlled drugs in an attempt to find stolen narcotics with a potential street value of $1.4 million. → Read More

FBI conducting DNA testing of missing Nelson teen's car

The FBI is conducting DNA tests to determine if the man charged in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham was linked to Alexis Murphy’s murder last year, according to Angela Taylor, Murphy’s aunt. → Read More

Staunton River high, middle schools locked down following threat

Students at Staunton River High School are evacuating to the football field and Staunton River Middle School remains on a low-level lockdown after a threatening message was found on a wall at the high school, said Bedford County Public Schools spokesman Ryan Edwards. → Read More

Authorities exploring whether Hannah Graham case, Campbell Co. homicide linked

The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the possibility that the man charged with abducting University of Virginia student Hannah Graham earlier this month was involved in the 2009 homicide of a Campbell County woman. → Read More

Child in Lynchburg day-care fire released from hospital

One of three children who was critically injured in a Sept. 19 house fire was released from the University of Virginia Hospital yesterday, said Lynchburg Fire Department Battalion Chief Jason Campbell. → Read More

Fatal fire at day care caused by cooking

The fire at an unlicensed day care that left one child dead and critcally injured two others was cooking-related and likely would not have been detectable by routine fire inspections, Lynchburg fire officials said. → Read More

Liberty University professor, alumnus killed in Afghanistan

A former assistant professor and alumnus of Liberty University was killed Tuesday in Kabul, Afghanistan. → Read More