Campbell County Newswire

Campbell County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Campbell County, VA.

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  1. Debra Lynn KellyRead the original story

    Thursday | Southwest Times

    ... Elwood and Betty Horton of Pulaski, Va. Debbie, as she was known by her family and friends, retired from the Campbell County School Board after working almost 33 years as a math teacher and math curriculum specialist. After retirement, she worked as ...

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  2. Appalachian Power Begins Electric Expansion ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Construction has begun on a thirty million dollar project to expand electricity delivery through parts of Lynchburg and Campbell County. Crews at Appalachian Power say they are in the process of building nine miles of new transmission lines, along with a new substation to better serve its growing customer base.

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  3. Birds in the Sky: Resident Raises Concern Over Campbell County Landfill Permit ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    CAMPBELL CO., Va. - The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality is looking to expand Campbell County landfill, holding a public hearing, but not everyone is crazy about the idea.

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  4. Lynchburg man to serve 7 years for child sex abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Campbell Co., VA - A Lynchburg man will spend 7 years in prison for ten child sex abuse charges. A Campbell County judge sentenced Robert Friis Thursday to 75 years in prison but suspended all but 7 years.

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  5. Fariss seeks third term in legislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Farmville Herald

    ... our area and to work for the best solutions possible in any given circumstance." Fariss, who has lived in Campbell County his entire life, is a sixth-generation cattle farmer. He also co-owns the Lynchburg Livestock Market. During his tenure, Fariss ...

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  6. Campbell County Man Killed in Crash While Fleeing From PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Campbell Co., VA - Police say one man is dead after he crashed his car while speeding away from a traffic stop Friday night. State police say some time after 10 p.m., a Campbell County Sheriff's deputy initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of Route 501 and Lewis Ford Road just north of Brookneal.

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  7. Altavista Teen Attends NASA Summer CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Altavista, VA- A teen in Campbell County got an "out of this world" opportunity. He spent an entire week at the NASA Langley Research Center.

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  8. After Concussion: LCS Mulls New Protocol For Athletes' Return to ClassroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... in classroom activities and learn without worsening symptoms and potentially delaying healing", according to Campbell County Schools. Each county school district lists their "Return to Learn Protocol" in two paragraphs. This one is from Campbell ...

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  9. High Cost of Emergency Help: How Public Service Resources Can Be Stretched ThinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... jurisdictions that allow us to put resources on an incident. "In that particular incident, we had Campbell County Sheriff's office. We had Lynchburg Police department. We had Virginia State Police and individuals from town police." Grieser says ...

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  10. Campbell County Investigators: Homicide OvernightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Evington, VA- According to a Campbell County investigator, 52- year old Thomas Kress died along Route 29 in Evington early Sunday morning. Investigators say they have questioned the passenger, but have not arrested him, saying his actions seemed to be out of self-defense.

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  11. Police: After Being Handcuffed, Man Escapes ArrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    A man is on the run after an attempt to take him into custody Friday morning, according to the Lynchburg Police Department. Police say a detective tried to arrest 26-year-old Daniel Caleb Pait on two outstanding larceny warrants at the Timbrook Square Shopping Center on Timberlake Road shortly after 10 a.m. Law enforcement officers from the Campbell County Sheriff's Office, the Lynchburg Police Department, and the Virginia State Police searched for Pait but have been unable to locate him.

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  12. City Council Unanimously Passes Autism Therapy Clinic, Airport PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... Airport's stand-alone police department. The city's airport police department was deauthorized last spring. Campbell County Sheriff's Office deputized the four airport officers in the mean time to keep arrest powers, required by TSA guidelines

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  13. School Supplies Requested for Kids in NeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... in the donation boxes at Johnson Health Center locations in Lynchburg and Madison Heights, Starbucks, or Campbell County Libraries. The Back to School Care Fair is August 15th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the pediatric office on Federal Street in ...

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  14. Growth area expansion south of I-64 discussedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Charlottesville Tomorrow

    ... conflict. "If development will extend farther down 29, the county has to anticipate that Lynchburg and Campbell County will unleash the dogs of war in Richmond and cram a bypass down our throats," said Richard B. Barnett. Many attendees thanked the ...

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  15. Campbell County High School Alum Make "The Last Wildcat" YearbookRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Campbell County, VA- Decades after their high school days, graduates of Campbell County High School are making a new yearbook. An alumni committee is combining the history of 16 graduating classes into one edition.

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  16. Teenager Walks Away From Accident With Tractor Trailer, Neighbors Call For ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Campbell County, It looked awful but a teenage girl walked away from a wreck with a tractor-trailer Thursday morning in Campbell County. Neighbors along that stretch of Route 24 between Rustburg and Concord, say the accident needs to draw attention to the dangerous nature of the road.

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  17. Mail Service Back in Holiday Forest, Residents Say Road Issue ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... as we fulfill our mission of delivery. The mail will be delivered without further delay to the customer." Campbell County, VA - Mail carriers deal with all the elements: snow, rain and even the heat.Most of the time nothing keeps them from getting ...

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  18. Association of State Dam Safety Officials Marks 20th Anniversary of...Read the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | PRWeb

    On June 22, 1995, between 4:00 PM and 11:00 PM, portions of southwest Virginia received 8.7 to 11 inches of rain, greatly surpassing the six-hour "100-year flood" event total of 4.9 inches. The downpour caused the failure of the Timberlake dam at 10:30 PM, which released about 528 million gallons of water, enough to fill about 58,000 large semi-trailer tanker trucks.

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  19. 15-Year-Old Runaway Still Missing-- Father Warns Parents About Social MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Campbell County, VA- A 15-year-old runaway from Campbell County is still missing, and her family is worried about her. Her parents say Phenix Baum was gone when they woke up Saturday morning-- her window open-- and several notes left behind.

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  20. Pinnacle Bankshares Corporation Joins OTCQX(R) Best MarketplaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | GlobeNewswire

    ... include Village Highway in Rustburg, Wards Road near the Lynchburg Regional Airport, Timberlake Road in Campbell County, South Main Street in the Town of Amherst, Old Forest Road in the City of Lynchburg and Forest Road in Bedford County. First ...

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