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Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:04:50 GMT

It was a once in a Lifetime Experience! See Photos of the Nigerian winners of the Jack Daniel's Barrel Hunt in ...  -  Bella Naija
The first Barrel Hunt took place at the home of the distillery in Lynchburg on July 1st and visited more than 50 countries in 90 days including Nigeria. The Winners from Nigeria – Segun Anthony and Olajide Idowu found the two barrels placed at secret ...
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:56:45 GMT
Challenger Kai Degner criticizes Bob Goodlatte on Iraq war vote in only 6th District debate  -  Roanoke Times
Degner has carried the theme of big money and obstructionism throughout his candidacy, pointing at Goodlatte as a member of the “establishment.” The debate was hosted by E.C. Glass High School and the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 09:30:43 GMT
Three arrested in Lynchburg home invasion | Local News ...  -  Lynchburg News and Advance
Three Lynchburg men have been arrested in connection with an Aug. 19 home invasion at a residence on Floyd Street.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 04:10:17 GMT

Jack Daniel's celebrates 150 years with pop-up 'general stores' in three cities  -  The Drum
Lynchburg's whiskey is making its week-long home in the Windy City as Jack Daniel's decks out a Lynchburg General Store in honor of the brand's 150 years. For this week from Oct. 16-22 the store will be in Chicago, after it made a stop in New York City ...
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 02:32:29 GMT

Professors tackle the topic of sexual assault amid election scandal  -  WSET
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- Hillary Clinton is ahead with female voters in some key battleground states. That gap seems to be growing post Trump's remarks about women. This angst associated with Trump's rhetoric is a good thing according to two female ...
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 02:26:15 GMT

Virginia voter registration website crashes due to record volume  -  WSET
Despite the technical difficulties, Cortés tells us that there is no legal authority in the code of Virginia to extend the online voter registration. "The books close at midnight tonight," said Karen Patterson with Lynchburg General Registrar Elections ...
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 01:25:50 GMT

Most local school divisions see increase in on-time graduation rates in 2016  -  Lynchburg News and Advance
With an 83.4 percent graduation rate for all students in the 2016 cohort, Lynchburg City Schools is furthest from the state average of 91.3 percent. Compared to 2015 graduation rates, that's a slight uptick from 81.1 percent, according to VDOE numbers ...
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 00:16:40 GMT

Goodlatte, Degner face off in 6th district debate  -  WDBJ7
Organized by the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance, the debate covered a wide range of topics, including the presidential election and partisanship, government regulations, hemp, the national debt, the war in Iraq and national defense, college ...
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 23:54:43 GMT
Six 2016 Hillcats named Indians organization all-stars  -  Lynchburg News and Advance
Greg Allen (OF), Mark Mathias (2B) and Anthony Santander (OF) were a big part of the dominating Lynchburg offense that saw the Hillcats race out to a 45-25 first half. All three Opening Day Hillcats were named to the team, as were midseason arrivals ...
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 23:41:50 GMT

Registrars see last-minute rush before voter registration deadline  -  WDBJ7
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) Monday was the deadline for voters to register for the November 8th election. And that meant a busy day for many of the registrars in our area. People were lined up in Lynchburg when the registrar's office opened Monday morning ...