Alex Rohr,

Alex Rohr

Lynchburg, VA, United States

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Past articles by Alex:

VA-05 "Emerging" as competitive contest, DCCC says

Reinforcements may be riding in to aid the Democratic candidate for the right-leaning 5th Congressional District after the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee named the contest to its “Emerging Races” list Tuesday. → Read More

Mental Health Committee digs in for 2018

RICHMOND — While the bicameral General Assembly subcommittee examining the state’s mental health system may offer recommendations for the next session, the group’s chairman said he’s looking to expansive reform in 2018. → Read More

Minority Business Expo to be held Friday

The Minority Business Expo and Conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at the Kirkley Hotel. → Read More

National intelligence advisor enters race for 5th House of Representative seat

RICHMOND — Another hat is expected to land in the 5th House of Representatives District campaign ring Tuesday. → Read More

Students nominate Nelsonite for Virginia State Rock

Owen Krug of Philadelphia stood before a Virginia General Assembly committee Monday to advocate for a black-and-white speckled rock on behalf of the community college students who sent him. → Read More

Bill aims to boost number of mental health providers

RICHMOND — A bill intended to attract young mental health practitioners to meet rising demand at local treatment centers may be challenged in the Senate Finance Committee, where program proposals are cut and the budget balanced. → Read More

Specialization ingredient in Gardners' growth

In his early college years, Sam Gardner talked with his father, Don, about whether he intended to return to the family heifer farm in Huddleston. → Read More

Lindenburg property in Appomattox up for auction

The property owned by Lindenburg Industry LLC at 310 Founders Lane in Appomattox is up for public auction at 9 a.m. Dec. 15 on the Appomattox County courthouse steps. → Read More

Former congressman Goode named to Trump campaign team

Former congressman and Constitution party presidential candidate Virgil Goode will head Donald Trump’s 5th Congressional District leadership team, according to a news release from the Trump presidential campaign Wednesday. → Read More

Bill from Goodlatte's committee would cut prison time for some offenders

A two-year U.S. House Judiciary Committee effort toward criminal justice reform showed progress this morning when members announced bipartisan legislation for sentencing reform. → Read More

For Appomattox re-enactors, 'this whole weekend is in real time'

APPOMATTOX COURT HOUSE — Lt. Charles Minnigerode lay on the Appomattox Court House battlefield. A bullet had passed through his 19-year-old body. His head cracked on the ground after he fell from his horse. → Read More

Bedford County supervisor still serving a year after announcing intent to resign

BEDFORD — Bedford County Supervisor Steve Arrington said he would soon resign, over a year ago. → Read More

Bedford County supervisors chip in to keep July 3 fireworks show going at D-Day Memorial

BEDFORD — Fireworks will continue to fly above Bedford because of a coalition led by the Bedford Moose Lodge. → Read More

Wilderness Act: Protecting the wilds of Virginia

A trickling brook follows a downhill corridor of smooth rocks and boulders engraved by time along an imposing mountain called The Priest. → Read More

Bedford County supervisors vote to hold public hearing on own raises

BEDFORD — Bedford County supervisors may get raises, but residents first will have a chance to weigh in. → Read More

Supervisors to help fund fix for Moneta Elementary's failing septic system

A public-private partnership to address the septic system failure at Moneta Elementary School received support from the Bedford County Board of Supervisors this week. → Read More

Feds announce emergency measures for crude-oil rail shipments

Just a week after a CSX train derailed in downtown Lynchburg — causing a large fire and spilling crude oil into the James River — the United States Department of Transportation announced new emergency measures for Bakken crude shipments. → Read More

Bedford councilman Tharp won't run for re-election

A second Bedford town councilman has decided not to seek another term with all seven seats up for election in November. → Read More