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Wildfires: Motorists urged to use caution due in Amherst, Nelson

Smoke from wildfires in both Amherst and Nelson counties could result in issues for motorists and caution is urged.


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Amherst County repeals ordinance barring ex-felons from business licenses

The Amherst County Board of Supervisors voted to repeal an ordinance that could have been used to discriminate against returning citizens seeking employment or a business license.


Deal reached to keep Sweet Briar College open

Today, Attorney General Mark Herring announced that a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been agreed upon by Amherst County Attorney Ellen Bowyer, Saving Sweet Briar, Sweet Briar College and the Office of the Attorney General outlining a plan to keep Sweet Briar open.


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Lynchburg VDOT District traffic alert: Jan. 11-17

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT District requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.


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Lynchburg VDOT District traffic alert

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT District for the week Jan. 4-10 requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.


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Lynchburg VDOT District traffic alert

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT District requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.


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VDOT Lynchburg District traffic alert

Highway work in the VDOT Lynchburg District requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.


UVA women’s basketball signs three to 2014-2015 recruiting class

UVA women’s basketball head coach Joanne Boyle announced on Wednesday (Nov. 12) that Debra Ferguson, Moné Jones and Shakyna Payne have signed National Letters of Intent.


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Motorists may encounter delays during Amherst bridge patching operations

Motorists should expect possible delays on two Amherst County roads, weather permitting. Crews will be patching the decks of structures on Route 29 and Route 501.


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Road work to take place on 29 Business in Amherst County

Delays are possible during two separate operations by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) on Route 29 Business in Amherst County.


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Structure inspections scheduled in Lynchburg VDOT District

Motorists should be alert to road and/or lane closures and possible delays as crews under contract to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) perform regularly-scheduled safety inspections.


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Lynchburg VDOT District Traffic Alert: Oct. 13-17

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT District requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.


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Lynchburg District Traffic Alert: Oct. 6-10

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT District requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.


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Lynchburg VDOT District: Traffic Alerts for Sept. 29-Oct. 3

Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting, in the Lynchburg VDOT District.


McAuliffe awards $6 million in School Security Equipment Grants

Governor Terry McAuliffe on Thursday awarded $6 million in School Security Equipment Grants to protect students and teachers in 100 school divisions and six regional educational programs.


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Lynchburg VDOT District Traffic Alert: Sept. 22-26

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT District requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.


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Lynchburg VDOT District Traffic Alert: Sept. 15-19

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT District requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.


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Lynchburg VDOT District Traffic Alert: Sept. 8-12

Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures in the Lynchburg VDOT District is scheduled, weather permitting.


VDOT: Plan for congestion on Route 29 related to Lockn’

On Wednesday evening, contractors working for the Lockn’ Music Festival in collaboration with the Virginia State Police and Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will begin setting up traffic control south of the Lovingston area.


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Lynchburg VDOT District Traffic Report: Sept. 1-5

Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting, in the Lynchburg VDOT transportation district.


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Lynchburg VDOT District Traffic Alert: Aug. 25-29

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT District requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted.


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Lynchburg VDOT District Roads Report: Aug. 18-22

Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting, in the Lynchburg VDOT District.


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VDOT Lynchburg District Traffic Alert: Aug. 11-15

Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled in the VDOT Lynchburg District, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted.


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VDOT Lynchburg District Traffic Alert: Aug. 4-8

Highway work in the VDOT Lynchburg District requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.


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VDOT Lynchburg Road Report: July 28-Aug. 1

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT District requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.


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Lynchburg VDOT District Roads Report: July 20-26

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT District requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.


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VDOT Lynchburg District Report: July 14-18

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT District requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.


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Upcoming VDOT road safety inspections in Lynchburg area

Motorists should be alert to road and/or lane closures and possible delays as crews under contract to VDOT perform regularly-scheduled safety inspections at the locations listed below, weather permitting.


Lynchburg VDOT District Traffic Alert: July 7-11

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT district requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted.


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VDOT Lynchburg District Traffic Alert: June 30-July 4

VDOT highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted. Items in italics contain new/updated information.


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Lynchburg District Road Report: June 22-28

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT district requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted.


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Attorney General Mark Herring launches public safety tour

Attorney General Mark R. Herring has launched a two week public safety tour of Virginia in which he will hold 22 regional meetings to hear from local public safety and law enforcement leaders and local elected officials about challenges in their area and ways that he can help protect our communities.


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Robert Hurt; Honoring the sacrifices of our nation’s veterans

Last week, Arthur Ordel of Albemarle County and Robert L. Sales of Amherst County each received the French Legion of Honor as a token of gratitude for helping liberate France from Nazi German occupation.


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VMI baseball announces 2014 early commits

VMI baseball has announced 13 early commitments for its Class of 2018, according to information released by the program Monday, Jan. 13. The group includes 11 players from Virginia, who are joined by one each from Florida and West Virginia.