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VDOT, drivers weigh in on Lynchburg Thanksgiving Holiday travel

Just the mere thought of turkey and dressing will lure some people in and out of Lynchburg for Thanksgiving. "We are rapidly headed toward the big day when everybody's going to move," said VDOT Lynchburg District Maintenance Engineer Dale Totten. For many, the rubber will meet the road for other rea

WSET - 2017-11-22 00:10:25

Police in search of two suspect after Lynchburg robbery

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) -- The Lynchburg Police Department need help in finding two suspects in connection to a robbery at the Carter Bank and Trust in Lynchburg. The Police Department says they responded to 3515 Campbell Ave. at around 9 p.m. last night for a reported robbery. Police say as a bank e

WDBJ7.COM - 2017-11-23 09:32:00

Lynchburg Police searching for two robbery suspects

police lights.JPG Lynchburg, VA (WSET) -- Police are looking for two robbery suspects in Lynchburg. Lynchburg Police say they were called just before 9:00PM Wednesday night the Carter Bank and Trust on Campbell Avenue. A bank employee told police that as he was getting into his car, two men walked u

WSET - 2017-11-23 02:48:35

Lynchburg man sentenced in loan fraud case

A Lynchburg man was sentenced to four years and two months in federal prison last week after committing fraud totaling more than $800,000, according to a U.S. Department of Justice news release. An investigation by the FBI and the Virginia State Police found Robert Scott Mattingley, 54, defrauded ab

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2017-11-21 18:46:00

Trey Songz is coming to Lynchburg this weekend!

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) - Guess who's in town this weekend? Trey Songz! The rap artist is coming to Lynchburg this Sat., November 25th. TREY SONGZ's Birthday Bash Featuring Trey Songz Performing LIVE! will be held at Phase 2 Dining & Entertainment at 4009 Murray Pl. Lynchburg, VA 24501 VIP Doors open

WSET - 2017-11-21 10:59:12

Lynchburg, Virginia Man Gets 50 Months For Federal Securities Fraud

On Tuesday, it was announced that a Lynchburg man had been convicted of securities fraud. 54-year-old Robert Scott Mattingley was sentenced to 50 months in federal prison last week. Mattingley will also be required to serve three years of supervised release. It was argued that the defendant defraude

BROKERNEWSWIRE.COM - 2017-11-21 15:19:06

Dangerous Intersections: Where most accidents happen in Lynchburg, Danville, Roanoke

Wards Road and Atlanta Avenue, the #1 most dangerous intersection in Lynchburg that saw 49 accidents this year (WSET) (WSET) -- Holidays are just around the corner and that means the roads are busier with hustle and bustle. We've been crunching the numbers for you to figure out where the most dange


Police: Man charged with DUI after hitting pedestrian in Lynchburg

Police said Guy Edward Sites, 55, is charged with DUI, second offense within five years (Blue Ridge Regional Jail) LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- Lynchburg Police said a man is facing DUI charges after he hit a pedestrian, causing her to go to the hospital. Police said Guy Edward Sites, 55, is charged wit


Freshwater fishing: Specks are getting bigger, and so are their numbers

Speckled perch fishing has really picked up around the area lakes. Anglers are catching better numbers of fish and the keepers are getting bigger. 1. Around Lakeland, "There's been a ton of specks caught around the area. Minnows and jigs with the extra flashy accent are seeing the best bite," report

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-22 19:00:00

Health events in Polk County (Nov. 21)

Wednesday, Nov. 22 BLOODMOBILE: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 22, Walmart, 2120 U.S. 92 W., Auburndale; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 22, Walmart, 355 Cypress Gardens Blvd., Winter Haven; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 25, Walmart, 7450 Cypress Gardens Blvd., Winter Haven; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 26, New Hope Church, 118

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-21 15:48:07

Upcoming fishing tournaments in Polk and recent results

The FLORIDA CRAPPIE CLUB'S next tournament is Friday on Lake Okeechobee out of the Okeechobee ramp north of 78 bridge at the Kissimmee River. Call Harold Mcghee at 813-215-9759 or Darryl Cole at 352-516-0869. The KISSIMMEE BASS SERIES 2018 schedule is underway. Next date for Kissimmee Bass Series Se

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-22 16:57:09

Freeport music legend is honored

Thunderous applause echoed through Oceanside School No. 8's auditorium on Nov. 5 during a community tribute for musician and composer Herbert Rothgarber, of Freeport. The Long Island Composers Alliance; the Maldeb Foundation; and the Professor Edgar Lehrman Memorial Foundation for Ethics, Religion,


Cops: Crash closes part of Sunrise Highway in Freeport

An auto accident involving a downed utility pole has closed eastbound Sunrise Highway at the Meadowbrook Parkway in Freeport Monday morning, Nassau County police said. Police said the accident was reported at 9:58 a.m. The road is closed between the Meadowbrook and Babylon Turnpike. It was not immed


Vietnam vets test positive for deadly parasite in VA study

Some activists have likened liver fluke exposure in Vietnam veterans to problems associated with Agent Orange, a class of dioxin-contaminated herbicides believed to have tainted hundreds of thousands of U.S. troops. Vietnam vets from left, John Ball from North Merrick, Gerry Wiggins from Port Jeffe

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-23 00:20:04

Thomson: Moments to savor from over 90 years of Turkey Bowls in Westchester

With the end of the White Plains-Stepinac Thanksgiving Day rivalry, it brings and end to more than 90 years of Turkey Bowls in Westchester County. See past images from games played between classic rivals, New Rochelle-Iona Prep and White Plains-Stepinac. Wochit Beginning in Yonkers in the mid 1920s

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-22 14:30:04

Senator Schumer calls for safety measures at railroad crossing

Rockville Centre attorney Ken Falcon posted the above photo to Facebook after he saw a train go through the Washington Ave. and St. James St. crossing with no gates or signals to warn drivers. The traffic light is green.New York state Senator, Charles Schumer, was at the corner of Washington Avenue

GARDEN CITY NEWS - 2017-11-22 23:02:00

Robbie's Run in Merrick unites community for AED cause

Every year in the spring, Norman J. Levy Lakeside School hosts a fundraising 5k (3.1 miles) called Robbie's Run. Robbie's Run exists today because in 2005, Robbie Levine was playing a Little League baseball game and he collapsed on the baseball field, going into cardiac arrest when he was only 9. W

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-22 22:00:33

Vandals Destroy Newly Planted Trees In Nassau County

TOWN OF OYSTER BAY (CBSNewYork) - Tree vandals struck a Long Island town. As CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reported, quaint Sea Cliff on Nassau County's gold coast has a mystery on its hands. Residents raised money to plant new trees, only to learn their hard work had been destroyed. "It's an attack on th

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-22 19:24:59

The Tavern by George Martin review: Rockville Centre gastropub offers oversized portions, erratic service

ESSENTIALS: Open for dinner Monday to Thursday 5 to 10 p.m., Friday 5 to 11 p.m., Saturday 3 to 11 p.m., brunch and dinner on Sunday 11 a.m. It sounded delicious on paper: a filet mignon club sandwich layered with bacon. When it arrived at the table, though, the tower of meat and thick-cut bread had

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-22 12:45:00

Davenport Energy awards $31,000 in education grants

Davenport Energy Inc. in Chatham will award $31,000 in ExxonMobil Educational Alliance grants to schools in Virginia and North Carolina. Grants, which range from $500 to $1,000, benefit classrooms, teachers and students. Targeting math and science, ExxonMobil grants may be used for films, speakers o

YOURGV.COM - 2017-11-22 05:00:00