The board of supervisors is considering a proposal to speed up the ambulance replacement schedule over the next five years. Emergency vehicle prices have gone up from $130,000 to 170,000, and the county just wants to plan ahead.
Jerry Custer started volunteering at the Callaway Volunteer Fire Department when he was just 18 years old. He continued giving his time for the next 41 years for both the Callaway Fire Department and the Callaway Rescue Squad.
A Bedford County developer wants to help the school board pay for some pricey repairs to Moneta Elementary School. His proposal comes on the heels of a hot debate based on recommendations from the state that could force school closures in the county.
Plenty of people, but relatively quiet. That's the word from the officers who patrol Smith Mountain Lake. Outside of some minor incidents, officers say the "unofficial start to summer," went off without a hitch.