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Flooding that took place this winter is now causing Appalachian Power to remove lots of debris from Smith Mountain Lake. While the flooding helped fill Appalachian Power's Smith Mountain Project, it also washed clean the riverbanks of the tributaries...
Assignment ManagerAppalachian Power and lake organizations have found some middle ground in the dispute over a controversial Shoreline Management Plan. In 2010, Appalachian Power proposed updates to the plan that governs how the shoreline is managed at Smith Mountain and...
GIRLS BASKETBALL Albemarle 54, Mountain View 51 Alleghany 66, Rockbridge County 52 Altavista 54, Appomattox 16 Bassett 53, Magna Vista 31 Battlefield 45, Broad Run 44 Bayside 80, Ocean Lakes 74 Bishop O'Connell 72, Archbishop Carroll,...
GIRLS BASKETBALL Abingdon 57, Richlands 53 Alleghany 43, William Byrd 34 Amelia County 53, Cumberland 40 Atlantic Shores Christian 38, Portsmouth Christian 26 Atlee 61, Lee-Davis 43 Auburn 72, Eastern Montgomery 29 Bayside 53,...
GIRLS BASKETBALL Altavista 72, Gretna 27 Amelia County 60, Randolph Henry 44 Amherst County 58, Rockbridge County 44 Appomattox Regional 47, Windsor 25 Bayside 44, Tallwood 41 Bethel 80, Denbigh 9 Blessed Sacrament-Huguenot 63,...
WDBJ7 ReporterSmith Mountain Lake residents came out in force Wednesday night, and they wanted answers about why the lake's level is so low. It was a packed house at Trinity Ecumenical Church tonight -- but not for worship --- it was filled with Smith Mountain Lake...
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Searchers using sonar equipment have recovered the body of a Prince George County boy from a quarry pond. Prince George police Capt. Brian Kei tells media outlets that murky water and the pond's depth hampered the search for 12-year-old Clacy Sullivan....
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Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefSome of Altavista's biggest factories have been closed for years, but those old employers left behind a problem that still exists. For decades, industries dumped polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB's) into a pond near the Staunton River. The chemical has...
The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has released the name of the man who drowned Tuesday night at Sweet Briar College in Amherst County. He has been identified as 56-year-old Ronald Lee Ferguson of Lynchburg. According to investigators,...
UPDATED 4:10pm Monday: From the Henry County Sheriff's Department: The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the name of the victim in the possible drowning at Seals Lake off Skyview Trail. The victim’s name is Jose Luis Zaldivar-...
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