Feeding America estimates one in every eight people in Virginia struggles with hunger. Christmas is under two weeks away and many Southwest Virginia families may not get a proper meal. One church is working to make sure none of their neighbors end up a statistic.
The Colonels’ Juan Thornhill ran for a 40-yard touchdown midway through the fourth quarter, and then Altavista stuffed Essex’s game-tying, two-point conversion attempt with 3:01 left to hang on for the win.
Aston Earl McCrea, who is also known as Kojak, was convicted of conspiracy to distribute more than 100 kilograms of marijuana, conspiracy to commit money laundering, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a firearm in the furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.
A special prosecutor determined that a Bedford County deputy’s use of force was justified in the shooting death of a suspect who broke into a home and pulled a woman out of the shower, and then sped away from investigators.
The sixth annual Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival was held Saturday, November 15, at Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest in Bedford County. The event gives people a chance to taste some of Virginia's best wines at the place where Thomas Jefferson enjoyed great wines, himself.
The Lyon sisters went missing from a suburban Washington, D.C., shopping mall in 1975. Lloyd Lee Welch was named a person of interest in their disappearance. Investigators confirmed Tuesday that the search in the Thaxton area of Bedford County is related to the Lyon sisters case.
Six-year-old Liam went through super hero training Friday. He patrolled the streets and restored order and safety to the city. Liam's wish was to be Spider-Man for a day. The Make-A-Wish Foundation made that possible. In years to come, people can look back and say they knew Spider-Liam.