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Mark your calendar: Upcoming events in the Lynchburg area

Because this section is free of charge, community events are subject to run based on available space. Email events to calendar@newsadvance.com.

Lynchburg homes for big families

Lynchburg homes with at least five bedrooms.

Residential development project planned in town of Amherst

Seven Oaks Summit, a residential development proposing more than 100 homes through a mix of townhouses, villas and single-family homes in Amherst, was discussed during the Town of Amherst Planning Commission’s July 3 meeting.

Joy of lavender

Scenes from the Evergreen Lavender Farm in Appomattox where people got a chance recently to cut and smell lavender.

Lynchburg neighbors: Obituaries for July 8

Read through the obituaries published today in Lynchburg News and Advance.

Fireworks light up Lynchburg's riverfront

Seven candidates running for three seats on Amherst Town Council

    Seven Amherst residents, three incumbents and four newcomers, are running for three seats on Town Council in the Nov. 5 election.

    Lynchburg city staff, contractors confident in plan to build amphitheater on floodplain

      Work continues on Riverfront Park’s amphitheater and though it’s being constructed on a floodplain, city staff and contractors have more than prepared for the project as it has been in the works for 20 years.

      VDOT eyes changes to improve Wards Road traffic flow

        The Virginia Department of Transportation is studying ways to improve traffic flow and pedestrian safety on Wards Road from the U.S. 460 interchange to Candlers Mountain Road, a section of highway in Lynchburg that handles up to 25,000 vehicles per day.

        Guided James River trips available

          Prospective participants can book paddle and boat tours along various parts of the river on the James River Association's website.

          PHOTOS: Recognize these Richmond-area places?

            A look back at photos from the Richmond Times-Dispatch archives.

            Lynchburg neighbors: Obituaries for July 7

              Read through the obituaries published today in Lynchburg News and Advance.

              Fireworks light up Winton Farm in Amherst

                Newly listed homes for sale in the Lynchburg area

                Browse through recently listed homes in the Lynchburg real estate market and find your next home!

                McGuire's win brings varying reactions in Amherst

                After the state certified John McGuire as the winner of the highly contentious Fifth Congressional District Republican primary by just more than 370 votes on July 2, Amherst County GOP members voiced varying degrees of support heading into the Nov. 5 general election.

                Chaotic end to council's special meeting sparks call for new session

                Lynchburg City Councilmembers Jeff Helgeson and Martin Misjuns called for a second special meeting on July 9 to discuss a lawsuit filed by Ward IV council candidate Peter Alexander after their first attempt ended with Mayor Stephanie Reed seeking to have them removed from Council Chambers.

                Construction of police foundation ‘honor garden’ underway

                Following the groundbreaking for a new police headquarters in 2022, construction has now begun on a garden meant to appreciate Lynchburg’s law enforcement as part of the Lynchburg Police Foundation’s “Honor Campaign.”

                Celebrities you didn’t know were from Lynchburg

                A list of notable figures from or involved with the city of Lynchburg.

                Lynchburg neighbors: Obituaries for July 6

                Read through the obituaries published today in Lynchburg News and Advance.

                Mark your calendar: Upcoming events in the Lynchburg area

                Because this section is free of charge, community events are subject to run based on available space. Email events to calendar@newsadvance.com.

                Lynchburg speaks up: Letters to the editor for the week of Jul. 5, 2024

                Our weekly round-up of letters published in the Lynchburg News and Advance.

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                Colorado teen identified as person who died at Smith Mountain Lake Thursday

                An 18-year-old from Colorado, Jesse Hamric, was identified Friday by the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office as the person who died Thursday at Smith Mountain Lake.

                Historical homes you can own in the Lynchburg area

                Here are some Lynchburg homes with history that you might be able to call your own.

                Bank of the James celebrating 25th anniversary

                Bank of the James Financial Group, headquartered in Lynchburg, is celebrating its 25th anniversary as a community bank in Virginia.

                Celebrating Independence Day

                People of all ages turned out for the Independence Day Celebration at Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest on Thursday as it marked the 248th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Demonstrations and children's activities were held as well as a reading of the historical d…

                Lynchburg neighbors: Obituaries for July 5

                Read through the obituaries published today in Lynchburg News and Advance.

                Mark your calendar: Upcoming events in the Lynchburg area

                Because this section is free of charge, community events are subject to run based on available space. Email events to calendar@newsadvance.com.

                Your right to know: Latest property transfers and building permits

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