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Thursday, April 26, 2018
View full story in The News & Advance. Ben Shapiro was on friendly turf Wednesday as he addressed a large and enthusiastic audience at Liberty University — a departure from how some other colleges have welcomed him. Shapiro, a conservative commentator and former Breitbart editor, previously has been met with protests, some resulting in student arrests, at campuses such as UCLA and the ...read more
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Wednesday, April 25, 2018
View full story in The News & Advance. A pilot shortage is expected to worsen in the coming years as airlines struggle to meet growing travel demands on a global scale, and while that’s bad news for companies trying to fill cockpits, it’s a good time to be in the business of training the next generation of aviators. For the Liberty University School of Aeronautics the shortage is a growth ...read more
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Wednesday, April 25, 2018
ITG has the privilege of being the title sponsor for the 6th Annual Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center golf tournament this year.
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Tuesday, April 24, 2018
LYNCHBURG, VA. — Terry Sharpe, a Vietnam Veteran, better known as The Walking Marine, makes a stop at River Ridge on May 9 from 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. for a meet and greet located in center court, near New York & Company. Terry begins his sixth walk to Washington, D.C., from Stokesdale, North Carolina on May 2 and will be passing through Lynchburg May 9 and 10.  As he makes his way up 29 North, he will ...read more
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Monday, April 23, 2018
The Liberty University engineering program continues to take shape with the coming addition of a new dean and a grant to boost LU’s Center for Energy Research & Education in Bedford County, which is slated to become home to the department. Now nicknamed CERE, the facility previously was known as the Center for Advanced Engineering and Research. LU purchased the property along U.S. 460 for $4.3 ...read more
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Monday, April 23, 2018
The law firm of Petty Livingston Dawson & Richards has moved to its new offices at 925 Main Street in downtown Lynchburg.  The firm renovated the upper floors of the building, formerly known as the BB&T bank building, and its 11 attorneys and support staff will receive clients and conduct business on the third floor.  While the building will be known as the PLDR Law Building, BB&T will continue ...read more
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Friday, April 20, 2018
AMERICAN NATIONAL BANKSHARES INC. REPORTS FIRST QUARTER 2018 EARNINGS   • Q1 2018 net income of $5.8 million • Q1 2018 diluted EPS of $0.67 • Q1 2018 net interest margin of 3.46% • Q1 2018 average shareholders’ equity of $209.8 million is 11.52% of average assets Danville, VA -- American National Bankshares Inc. (“American National”) (NASDAQ:  AMNB), parent company of American National Bank ...read more
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Friday, April 20, 2018
(LYNCHBURG) The Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra marked a milestone of 35 years with a special celebration at the Academy Center of the Arts Warehouse Theatre on April 12. The anniversary event commemorated more than three decades of musical excellence in Lynchburg, and recognized donors, musicians, and other individuals who have made the journey a success. A highlight of the evening was the unveiling ...read more
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Thursday, April 19, 2018
Alliance members Conner Produce, Inc. and Terrell Moseley Inc. are serving food to the families that were impacted by the tornado and the volunteers that are helping at the mobile home park off Lakeside Drive.     In order to further assist businesses affected by the tornado in the Lynchburg Region, Virginia Business Systems will provide free copies/prints to anyone in need who comes to our ...read more
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Thursday, April 19, 2018
ADAPTIVE GOLF CLINIC FOR VETERANS WITH ADAPTIVE NEEDS 6TH Annual FREE Clinic LONDON DOWNS, FOREST, VIRGINIA,  April 18, 2018   The Lynchburg Area Veteran’s Council hold’s its 6th Annual Adaptive Golf Program at London Downs, May 23rd, from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm. Our program is FREE and open to veterans and other persons who have adaptive needs and want to experience the tranquility of a golf ...read more
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
The Alliance is here for the Lynchburg Regional Business Community. If a business was impacted from Sunday’s storms and are without power or WIFI this week we have extra offices, large conference space with tables and chairs for businesses. Our doors are open and your business is our business and we have the resources to help your keep your business up and running. The Alliance has coffee and a ...read more
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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Several Centra facilities have been impacted by last night’s storm. As of Monday morning, Lynchburg General Hospital is under normal operations, and Virginia Baptist is operating on generator power. There are several CMG practices that are closed due to power outages, Stroobants Cardiovascular Center on Atherholt Rd and Nationwide Drive will remain closed. Several practices at VBH are attempting ...read more
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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) (“BWXT” or the “Company”) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Sotera Health’s Nordion medical isotope business.  The acquisition accelerates and de-risks BWXT’s entry into the medical radioisotope market by adding licensed infrastructure, approximately 150 highly trained and experienced personnel, and two production centers to ...read more
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Monday, April 16, 2018
View full story in The News & Advance.   The News & Advance earned more than 30 awards Saturday evening at the annual Virginia Press Association Awards in Richmond, and the newspaper's advertising division was named the best among mid-sized daily newspapers in Virginia.  The newspaper's weekly publications - the Amherst New Era-Progress and Nelson County Times - also earned more than 25 ...read more
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Monday, April 16, 2018
View full story in The News & Advance. A new initiative at Liberty University aims to improve recycling rates across campus. The goal is to lift LU’s recycling rate from 25 percent to 40 percent by the year 2020. “I know they’ve been recycling for a long time, but it needs to be stepped up to the next level,” said Tracey Norvelle, director of grounds for LU’s Facilities Management Division.
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Thursday, April 12, 2018
View full story in The News & Advance.   Arnett Thompson directed New Covenant Schools senior Mitchell Smith where to plant gold pansies and pink petunias in the garden in front of Rush Homes’ Armstrong Place apartments, one of the organizations where students volunteered for the school’s fifth annual day of service Wednesday.  Thompson, a resident of Armstrong Place, said he usually handles ...read more
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Wednesday, April 11, 2018
View full story in The News & Advance. Production is underway on “Commander,” a Liberty University School of Cinematic Arts feature film that tells the story of Mark Taylor, a man who claimed God told him in 2011 Donald Trump one day would be president —an event that became a reality years later with the 2016 election. About a month into shooting, 65 Liberty students are juggling various roles ...read more
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Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Lynchburg, VA – Horizon Behavioral Health will host Kevin Hines, motivational speaker and wellness advocate on April 12, 2018.  He will address the student bodies of Appomattox Middle (9 a.m.) and High School (2 p.m.).  Hines is a documentary filmmaker and best selling author who shares his experience as someone living with Bipolar Disorder.  In 2000, he attempted suicide by jumping off the Golden ...read more
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Thursday, April 05, 2018
LRBA Chamber Member Braley & Thompson Therapeutic Foster Care is pleased and thankful to announce that fellow LRBA Chamber member Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra is hosting Braley & Thompson Foster Children and Foster Families for their April 15th Concert A Journey Through Space.  LSO President Linda Edwards states "My goal, as president of the LSO, is that the symphony is available to all in the ...read more
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Wednesday, April 04, 2018
View full story in The News & Advance. Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Framatome, a designer and supplier of nuclear steam supply system and nuclear equipment, services, and fuel for high levels of safety and performance, will relocate its North American corporate headquarters from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Lynchburg.The company has 1,300 employees in Lynchburg, 2,300 employees ...read more
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Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Lynchburg, VA — Starting March 30, 2018, Centra is reinstating our regular visitation guidelines that have been modified since Jan. 30, 2018, to protect patients, visitors and health care providers during flu season. Effective immediately, regular visitation guidelines are back in effect.
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Tuesday, April 03, 2018
View full story in The News & Advance.   In a March 6 Campbell County Board of Supervisors meeting, county Economic Development Director Mike Davidson told board members he was in conversation with a prospective business that would bring a $10 million capital investment to the county. But the company would need 250 welders within its first six months of operation. “So my task now is … how am ...read more
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Wednesday, March 28, 2018
View story in The News & Advance...Just a few months after visiting Lynchburg to answer questions about politics, education and the economy ahead of the General Assembly, Virginia legislators returned to the Hill City to give their thoughts on the most recent session. Sen. Steve Newman, R-Bedford County; Sen. Mark Peake, R-Lynchburg; Del. Scott Garrett, R-Lynchburg; and Del. Ben Cline, ...read more
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