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Police: Man who hit 72-year-old in Lynchburg identified, currently wanted

Police said Stanford Mercel Hailey, 32, of Lynchburg is charged with felony hit and run, unauthorized use of a vehicle, driving with a revoked license (LPD) LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- Lynchburg Police have obtained warrants for the man they said hit and injured a man on Campbell Avenue around 10 a.m.

WSET - 2018-03-20 20:08:15

UPDATE: Police name suspect in Lynchburg hit-and-run

UPDATE, MARCH 21: Police have named a suspect in a hit-and-run that critically injured a Lynchburg man. Stanford Mercel Hailey, 32, is wanted on charges of felony hit-and-run, unauthorized use of a vehicle and driving with his license revoked. Police said Hailey may possibly be driving a silver Olds

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2018-03-21 09:55:00

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REMMONT.COM - 2018-03-21 13:03:58

Police: Car slides off road on Rt. 501 near Timberlake Road, lane blocked

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- Drivers should expect delays Wednesday morning after the left lane on 501 near Timberlake Road has been blocked. Police said a car slid off the road. They said the left lane will remain blocked until a tow truck can remove the car.

WSET - 2018-03-21 08:56:17

Foot chase leads to arrest of wanted man in Nelson County

A man has been arrested after a short police chase in Nelson County. Deputies found 38-year-old Samuel Hunter in the early morning hours of March 21 in the 3000 block of Lowesville Road in the Piney River area. Hunter tried to hide his identity by giving false information to law enforcement. Offi

VIRGINIAFIRST.COM - 2018-03-21 17:13:10

Lynchburg police looking for person who broke into Hill City Pharmacy

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7)- The Lynchburg Police Department is looking for a man who they say broke into the Hill City Pharmacy on Greenview Drive Saturday. Police said they responded to the Hill City Pharmacy at around 2 a.m. Saturday after receiving an alert from a police alarm. Police discovered the

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-03-20 19:10:00

Pig Floyd emerges after two Amherst restaurants unite

Satisfying taste buds in Amherst in close proximity of each other, Travelers Tavern and Boomer BBQ recently joined to form a new restaurant. The merger began marinating after a friendly conversation between co-owners Richard Mitts, who formerly ran Boomer BBQ on Second Street, and Cierra Busick, who

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2018-03-21 15:30:00

Update: Tractor-trailer driver injured in Appomattox County crash

UPDATE: 2:12 P.M.: A tractor-trailer overturned Wednesday morning on U.S. 460 East near Route 707 in Appomattox County. The driver suffered minor injuries, and the crash remains under investigation, according to Virginia State Police. Police responded at 8:28 a.m. In Lynchburg, crews worked to repa

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2018-03-21 09:45:00

Tessy Plastics' $9.2M expansion in Lynchburg to create 34 new jobs

Tessy Plastics will invest $9.2 million to expand its manufacturing presence in Lynchburg, creating 34 new jobs, the governor's office announced Tuesday. Tessy Plastics is "a premier molder of custom injection molded plastic components," according to a news release from Gov. Ralph Northam's office.

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2018-03-20 15:13:00

Officials: Lynchburg intersection blocked due to fallen traffic light

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- Officials report that the intersection at Campbell and Florida Ave is partially blocked due to a fallen traffic light. Emergency Communications said they received a call around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. Police are letting vehicles through from Route 501 back on to Campbell

WSET - 2018-03-20 05:21:15

Waynesboro man charged with rape, abduction

A Waynesboro man is being held on rape, abduction and malicious wounding charges in connection with a Sunday incident. Cory Michael McCreary, 20, was arrested as a result of an investigation that began early Sunday morning. Waynesboro Police were called to a residence located in the northeast area o


Several areas under winter storm warning as wintry mix approaches

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- A late season winter storm will drop more than six inches of snow across portions of our viewing area. The National Weather Service has issued Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories for several counties and cities. The heaviest snow will fall across the Blue Rid

WSET - 2018-03-20 19:01:04

Officials: Tractor trailer overturned on VA-130 in Amherst Co., all lanes closed

MADISON HEIGHTS, Va. (WSET) -- Officials said Officials say all lanes of Route 130 near Scott's Mansion Road are closed due to a tractor trailer accident. According to officials, the tractor trailer was carrying wood chips when it overturned at around 7:58 a.m. Monday. There is no word of current in


Lynchburg city leaders tour the Virginian Hotel downtown

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- A lot has changed since city leaders saw the inside of the new boutique hotel coming to downtown Lynchburg. On Tuesday, city council and the economic development authority toured the Virginian Hotel. Most of city council has not seen the hotel for more than a year. In 2015,

WSET - 2018-03-20 17:35:31

Police: Driver taken to hospital after losing control, knocking down light poles

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- A driver was taken to the hospital in Lynchburg after losing control while driving on Park Avenue Monday morning. Lynchburg Police said the driver lost control and took out a couple light poles near the roundabout in the 1800 block of Park Avenue. Police said they are invest


Police: Suspect with pillow case over head broken into local pharmacy over the weekend

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- The Lynchburg Police Department said officers are looking for information in reference to a recent break-in at the Hill City Pharmacy on Greenview Drive in Lynchburg. Police said just before 2 a.m. on Saturday, March 17 officers were called to the business for a report of a

WSET - 2018-03-20 12:12:39

Another downtown area named historic district

Lynchburg has another historic district on its books. On Tuesday, the Virginia Department of Historic Resources announced a collection of six industrial buildings near the 600 and 700 blocks of 12th Street has been added to the Virginia Landmarks Register, named the 12th Street Industrial Historic D

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2018-03-20 19:12:00

Man wanted for hit and run involving a pedestrian

LYNCHBURG, VA - Lynchburg police are looking for the man responsible for a hit and run involving a pedestrian. Officers said it happened on Saturday just after 10:00 a.m. in the 3700 block of Campbell Avenue in Lynchburg. The suspect's car could possibly be a white or silver Oldsmobile Alero with Vi


Lynchburg Police looking for driver suspected of hitting elderly pedestrian

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) - Lynchburg Police say a 72-year-old man is in critical condition after he was hit by a car and left in the road. Police say around 10 on Saturday, they responded to the 3700 block of Campbell Avenue where they found the injured pedestrian. Just before the crash, the suspect


Lynchburg man in critical condition following hit-and-run

A Lynchburg man suffered significant injuries when he was hit by a car while walking across Campbell Avenue on Saturday morning, according to Lynchburg police. Fred Wayne Donovan, 72, was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital where he was listed in critical condition Saturday evening, a Lynchburg Poli