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Forest Middle School undergoing $22.5 million expansion during the start of school year  WSET

FOREST, Va. (WSET) -- Throughout the summer, crews have been working to clear a parking lot to put up a new building at Forest Middle School and the project ...



Townhome complex under construction in Forest  WSET

FOREST, Va. (WSET) --Officials say a new townhome complex is in the early stages of construction alongPerrowville Road in Forest. The site is located across ...



Lynchburg-area back to school events, collections | Local News  Lynchburg News and Advance

With school starting in the next few weeks for the Lynchburg area, families are looking for ways to gear up for the year. Check out the numerous back-to-school ...



Committee takes first steps in planning future of education in Lynchburg  Lynchburg News and Advance

The steering committee of the task force charged with addressing the future of education in Lynchburg met for the first time Monday morning to discuss ...



Jefferson Forest High School moving forward after controversial picture  WSET

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- A recent photo of students holding up Confederate flags at Jefferson Forest High School sent shock waves through the community, ...



Pictures of Confederate flags paraded at Jefferson Forest High School stir up controversy  WSLS 10

Bedford County Public School officials said two students wore confederate flags tied around their necks like scarves.Students took pictures and posted to social ...



From the archives: Jefferson Forest High School | Local News  Lynchburg News and Advance

Jefferson Forest High School opened its doors on Perrowville Road in 1972. With the school marking Homecoming on Sept. 21, we thought this would be a good ...



UPDATED (with video): Bedford County native Taylor Rodriguez wins Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest  Lynchburg News and Advance

It's official: Taylor Rodriguez is one of the best Elvis Tribute Artists on the planet.



Jefferson Forest families voice concerns after Confederate flag incident  Lynchburg News and Advance

BEDFORD — About 18 parents, students and relatives gathered at a Bedford restaurant Sunday to discuss racial concerns at Jefferson Forest High School, ...



Jefferson Forest boys soccer undone by Blacksburg; Cavaliers girls head back to state tourney  Lynchburg News and Advance

FOREST — There were plenty of smiles here when the sun began its decent at Sabre Stadium, as the Jefferson Forest girls soccer team notched their fourth ...



Photos: Jefferson Forest wins Region 4D championship | High School Sports  Lynchburg News and Advance

Jefferson Forest rallied to force overtime and stunned George Washington in the Region 4D championship game in Danville on Friday, Feb. 22.



Jefferson Forest high school announces new head football, girls basketball coach  WDBJ7

Jefferson Forest High School announced its new head varsity football and girls basketball coach Friday afternoon.



Jefferson Forest HS parents share concerns over Confederate flag photo  WSLS 10

The controversy over a Confederate flag picture at Jefferson Forest High School is not dying down yet.



Jefferson Forest boys basketball coach Cameron Shepherd resigns  Lynchburg News and Advance

Less than two months removed from his team's appearance in the Class 4 state semifinal game, Jefferson Forest boys basketball coach Cameron Shepherd has ...



Confederate flag incident at Virginia high school sparks concern of racist behavior  The Washington Post

All it took was five minutes. “Meet by the trophy case,” a student at Jefferson Forest High School in Forest, Va., posted on Snapchat this month. Soon, about 20 ...



Parents, students at Northern Virginia high school outraged at 'Spirit Week' pictures  WCYB

BEDFORD Co., Va. (WSET) -- The Bedford County School System is now responding after photos sparked outrage in the community. The picture shows students ...



Longtime Jefferson Forest head coach Bob Christmas resigning  WDBJ7

FOREST, Va. (WDBJ7) -- Longtime Jefferson Forest High School football coach Bob Christmas will resign at the end of the school year, according to Athletic ...



From pushover to powerhouse: Basketball at Jefferson Forest has become a priority  Lynchburg News and Advance

FOREST — Basketball has always been Jordan Richeson's love. The Jefferson Forest senior remembers attending rec league games as a 6-year-old. While his ...



Confederate flag incident draws dozens to Bedford County school board meeting, sparks calls for change  Lynchburg News and Advance

BEDFORD — Saying the issue “struck a nerve with people,” Bedford County Superintendent Doug Schuch said Thursday the school division will look again at ...



UCFSports - Keenan Cupit commits to  Rivals.com

UCF's future defense continues to take shape with the addition of a hard-hitting linebacker from Virginia. Keenan Cupit. RANK. NATIONAL. STATE. POSITION.



Superintendent: Bedford County school board to address Confederate flag incident  Lynchburg News and Advance

As students, faculty and staff at Jefferson Forest High School move forward after an incident shared on social media showing students displaying Confederate ...



JF student charged after video surfaces showing him with gun, saying 'n' word  WSET

BEDFORD Co. , Va. (WSET) -- A Jefferson Forest High School student has been charged and is coming under fire after a video surfaced showing him using ...



Bedford County Schools replacing principals of two high schools  Lynchburg News and Advance

BEDFORD — Bedford County Public Schools will be replacing the principals at two of the division's three high schools at the end of the current school year.



Operating under new name, 20-year-old church building new home in Forest  Lynchburg News and Advance

A 20-year-old church will soon be changing its address along with its name as a result of “timing and calling.”



Bedford County Public Schools welcomes a new slate of leaders  Lynchburg News and Advance

Bedford County Public Schools will announce nine administrative appointments during a Bedford County School Board meeting May 9, including appointments ...



Jefferson Forest falls to GW-Danville in Class 4 state semifinals  Lynchburg News and Advance

There was a moment in the third period when it seemed Jefferson Forest might just do the improbable, might snatch all the momentum from George Washington ...



School board in Virginia to consider Confederate flag ban  WHSV

People filled a Bedford County School Board meeting Thursday night with calls to ban the confederate flag in schools.



George Washington shows it knows how to respond in state semifinal win over Jefferson Forest  Lynchburg News and Advance

As friends and family surrounded his players on the court at the University of Lynchburg's Turner Gymnasium, George Washington coach Jermaine Parker ...



HCHS boys netters drop scrimmage to JF | Local Sports  YourGV.com

The Halifax County High School boys tennis team played Jefferson Forest High School to a 3-3 deadlock in singles play but could not pull out the needed wins ...



Confederate flag incident at Virginia school sparks concern of racist behavior  Bangor Daily News

Jefferson Forest High in Virginia has struggled to address incidents of racist behavior among students in recent months.. Maine news, sports, politics, election ...



All-Area Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Jordan Richeson, Jefferson Forest  Lynchburg News and Advance

Q: Let's talk about the season. It was a remarkable run. What was it like for you guys?



School board makes major decisions  Bedford Bulletin

Major Decisions Approved by Bedford County School Board includes 4% Pay Raise for Teachers, Awarding Bid for Forest Middle School Expansion, and Nine ...



Bedford County School Board rejects Confederate flag ban  WHSV

By a 5-2 vote, the Bedford County School Board shot down a proposal that would have banned students from bringing 'Confederate flags, Swastikas, etc.



Eight JF athletes make commitments official on Fall Signing Day  WSET

FOREST, Va. (WSET) - Jefferson Forest High School had a big group of athletes Wednesday taking advantage of Fall Signing Day. Eight Cavaliers making their ...



Photos: JF vs. GW | High School Sports  Lynchburg News and Advance

George Washington High School basketball players before the shot clock buzzed zero during the state semifinal game between Jefferson Forest High School ...



Outrage over social media post Video  WDBJ7

Many expressed outraged after a social media post showed students posing with confederate flags at Jefferson Forest High School.



Former Jefferson Forest pole vaulter Josh Drablos among Hawaii plane crash victims  Roanoke Times

The former state champ was one of 11 people killed Friday when a skydiving plane in Hawaii crashed shortly after takeoff.



Forest road project to cost more than projected  Lynchburg News and Advance

BEDFORD — Several members of the Bedford County Board of Supervisors voiced concerns Monday that road improvements off of Perrowville Road are ...



High school football countdown: No. 2 Jefferson Forest Cavaliers  Lynchburg News and Advance

As they enter the 2018 season, the Jefferson Forest Cavaliers are reloaded with experienced players who can provide the leadership necessary to win.



Office of Civil Rights investigating Confederate Flag incident in Bedford County  Lynchburg News and Advance

BEDFORD — The U.S. Department of Education is investigating a complaint filed against Bedford County Public Schools concerning a February incident ...



All-Area Girls Indoor Track & Field Athlete of the Year: Gracie Jauch, Jefferson Forest  Lynchburg News and Advance

Q: You won another state indoor title in February. How do you feel like the season went?



Bedford County administrators propose dress code policy revisions; meeting draws standing room-only crowd  Lynchburg News and Advance

BEDFORD — Residents of Bedford County remain divided about how Bedford County Public Schools should address racially offensive images on school ...



Bedford County schools ‘looking for any input’ on Confederate flag situation  Lynchburg News and Advance

BEDFORD — Saying the issue “is very complex,” Bedford County Superintendent Doug Schuch said Thursday school division staff is working to revise policies ...



Students bring Confederate flags to JFHS during Spirit Week activities; controversy erupts on social media  Bedford Bulletin

After having several Jefferson Forest High School students pose with a Confederate flag during Spirit Week activities last week, the Bedford County School ...



High schoolers’ use of Confederate battle flag sparks conflict over racism  TheGrio

Students embraced the Confederate battle flag at a Virginia High School event, opening up a conflict over racial insensitivity at the school.



McDonald's employees find a dummy hanging from a noose inside their restaurant  WSET

FOREST, Va. (WSET) --Employees at a McDonald's in Forest say they found a dummy hanging from a noose in their restaurant. Employees say they were ...



Bedford Co. school board approves middle school expansion, salary increase, Chromebooks  WSET

BEDFORD Co. , Va. (WSET) --The Bedford County School Board approved its budget for the 2019-20 school year during a special called meeting on ...



Jefferson Forest band selected to perform in national music festival  WDBJ7

The wind symphony has been selected to perform in the All National Concert Festival at Butler University. Only 12 bands across the country were selected.



Forest man among 11 tragically killed in Hawaii plane crash  WSET

FOREST Va. (WSET) -- Tragically, one of the 11 who died inSaturday's horrific plane crash in Hawaii is Forest native, Josh Drablos. Today friends and family ...



All-Seminole District boys and girls basketball teams  Lynchburg News and Advance

GIRLS BASKETBALL. All-Seminole District teams. First team: Kylie Stark (Brookville), Tiffany Carey (Jefferson Forest), Mya Hamlette (E.C. Glass), Kenna ...



Bedford School Board adopts new dress code guidelines for division  Lynchburg News and Advance

BEDFORD — After months of contentious debate, the Bedford County School Board adopted a policy regarding racially offensive images on school campuses, ...



13 Jefferson Forest athletes sign National Letters of Intent  WSET

FOREST, Va. (WSET) - 13 student-athletes at Jefferson Forest high school in Forest signed their national letters of intent on Wednesday, committing to play at the ...



Center for Economic Education at the University of Lynchburg announces annual awards  WSET

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- The Center for Economic Education at the University of Lynchburg announces various annual awards on Tuesday, May 21.



Bios on new BCPS administrative appointments  Bedford Bulletin

The following administrative appointments have been approved by the Bedford County School Board. They will formally be recognized during Thursday night's ...



Eagles’ quest begins with state quarterfinals Friday night  GoDanRiver.com

Opposing boys basketball teams that have taken on George Washington in its home gym over the years knew they faced a tough task as they prepared to play ...



From the Archives: The 1980s in the Lynchburg area  Lynchburg News and Advance

Lynchburg made national headlines on several occasions in the 1980s, with a steady stream of political heavyweights from Ronald Reagan to Oliver North ...



A Way Forward for Bedford on the Confederate Flag  Lynchburg News and Advance

The leaders of Bedford County's public schools continue to grapple with the aftershocks from Jefferson Forest High School's “Spirit Week” fiasco in February.



Local high schools win big at Youth of Virginia Speak Out About Traffic Safety Banquet  WSET

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WSET) -- Bedford and Montgomery County High Schools were among the 17 award winners recognized during the annual Youth of ...



Virginia man killed in Hawaii plane crash  8News

A Virginia man stationed in Hawaii was one of the 11 people killed when a skydiving plane crashed over the weekend.



Local tribute artist Taylor Rodriguez wins Tupelo Elvis tribute competition  Lynchburg News and Advance

Local Elvis tribute artist Taylor Rodriguez, a University of Lynchburg student and Jefferson Forest High School graduate, recently won the the Tupelo Elvis ...



Bedford County seniors "sign" on for the future  WSET

BEDFORD Co. , Va. (WSET) - Students in Bedford County took a huge step forward in advancing their future on Monday. The Bedford Science and Technology ...



School officials look at redistricting options for Liberty, Forest attendance zones  Lynchburg News and Advance

BEDFORD — The Bedford County School Board is considering redistricting measures that would move some students from Forest Middle School and Jefferson ...



From the archives: The 1990s in the Lynchburg area  Lynchburg News and Advance

Mother Nature made her presence known in the 1990s, as the Lynchburg area dealt with a series of significant weather events, including a 1993 windstorm that ...



All-Region basketball teams  Lynchburg News and Advance

BOYS BASKETBALL. All-Region 4D Teams. Player of the Year: Jordan Richeson, Jefferson Forest. Coach of the Year: Cameron Shepherd, Jefferson Forest.



Student-led Cyber SWAT Team produces movie about consequences of 'sexting'  WSET

BEDFORD Co., Va. (WSET) -- Students in Bedford County are standing up to sexting.Jefferson Forest High School students, part of the Cyber SWAT Team, ...



Bedford JROTC looks to its future amid concerns Army may cut programs  Lynchburg News and Advance

BEDFORD — Staunton River Middle School Principal Justin Tucker said communication, problem-solving and organization are skills he uses every day at his ...



Friends and family memorialize Forest native killed in Hawaii skydiving plane crash  WDBJ7

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - Friends and family of Joshua Drablos came together at the Rivermont Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Lynchburg to ...



Making it personal: Pilot program looks to create better learning environment  Lynchburg News and Advance

BEDFORD — Officials with Bedford County Public Schools said schools involved in the division's personalized learning pilot program are “definitely on the right ...



Family, friends remember Bedford man who died in skydiving tragedy in Hawaii  WSLS 10

Josh Drablos, 27, graduated from Jefferson Forest High School in 2010. The navy sailor died Friday. He and 10 others were going skydiving in Hawaii when the ...



Jefferson Forest Student Killed in Car Crash Laid To Rest  WSET

Forest, VA-- A 15-year-old Jefferson Forest High School freshman was laid to rest Saturday. Bronwyn Farris was killed in a car accident on Route 221 on the ...



Cyber S.W.A.T. Team teaches students internet safety  Lynchburg News and Advance

FOREST — Jefferson Forest High School students gave one of their first presentations to fellow students as part of the Cyber S.W.A.T. Team on Tuesday, ...



Bedford County Sheriff, wife prepare to launch Cyber SWAT in 8 different schools across US  WSLS 10

BEDFORD, Va. - When Bedford County Sheriff Mike Brown and his wife Janet started Cyber SWAT, a program to promote internet safety for teenagers, they ...



Julia Leas honored as Gatorade Virginia Girls Player of the Year  Soccerwire.com

In its 34th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company today announced Julia Leas of James Madison High School as its ...



Graduation day for Jefferson Forest, Liberty and Staunton River high schools  Lynchburg News and Advance

Jefferson Forest High School Principal LeAnn Calvert remembered when her daughter, Lauren, started her first day of kindergarten in August 2002. In what ...



Former JFHS marching band instructor sentenced for sexual relationship with student  WSET

FOREST, Va. (WSET) - A former Jefferson Forest High School marching band color guard instructor pleaded guilty for having a sexual relationship with a student ...



JF's Cavalier Theatre tackling 'Richard III'  Lynchburg News and Advance

Jefferson Forest's Cavalier Theatre has taken on a biggie with its latest Shakespearean production, “Richard III,” which begins its four-day run on Thursday.



Field of Honor event unfurls 1,000 American flags in Forest  Lynchburg News and Advance

The Rotary Club of Forest used the Labor Day weekend to recognize the military, veterans, law enforcement, EMTs, and other first responders with a field of ...



Jefferson Forest switching things up with new musical 'Freaky Friday'  Lynchburg News and Advance

In June, Spence and Niki White settled into Houston's Alley Theatre for a performance of “Freaky Friday,” a new musical from Disney Theatrical Productions.



From the archives: The 1970s in the Lynchburg area  Lynchburg News and Advance

Construction and demolition marked the 1970s in the Lynchburg area as seen through the rich photo archives of The News & Advance. The 20-story Fidelity ...



Navy Jones and the rise of Jefferson Forest football  Lynchburg News and Advance

Jefferson Forest players were sweating it out in summer camp in 2014, gearing up for a new season.



PREP FOOTBALL: Chris Lark named head coach at Castlewood  Bristol Herald Courier

Chris Lark played high school football for the Gate City Blue Devils and his first varsity head-coaching job on the gridiron will come as the boss of the ...



JUUL e-cigarettes make their way into local schools  WSET

FOREST, Va. (WSET) - There's a new brand of e-cigarettes that you may not even recognize at first.And, teens in our area are getting their hands on them.



Discussions continue about cost of Forest Middle School expansion  Lynchburg News and Advance

BEDFORD — The planned expansion and renovation at Forest Middle School could be delayed as Bedford County officials debate the cost and scope of the ...



Jefferson Forest to present musical based on Roald Dahl’s ‘James and the Giant Peach’  Lynchburg News and Advance

Over the summer, a spur of the moment thought helped Jefferson Forest High School receive special permission from director and playwright Timothy Allen ...



Jefferson Forest sophomore dies after U.S. 221 wreck  Lynchburg News and Advance

A Jefferson Forest High School sophomore died after she was thrown from a car that left the road and overturned Monday night, police said.



Ex-Hokie Grove right at home coaching at JF  Roanoke Times

Jake Grove of Forest is a former Virginia Tech All-American who went on to play in the NFL. Now he's an assistant coach at Jefferson Forest under head coach ...



Virginia Youth Train to Become Traffic Safety Advocates  NBC 29 News

More than 115 teens from across the commonwealth will be arriving at James Madison University for a week of educational and hands-on activities that focus on ...



UPDATE: Lockdown lifted at five Bedford County schools  Lynchburg News and Advance

UPDATE: A brief lockdown at five Bedford County schools has been lifted, school officials said.



Community weighs in on Forest Middle School expansion  Lynchburg News and Advance

FOREST — Representatives of a Charlottesville-based architectural firm said the message from the faculty and staff of Forest Middle School —as well as the ...



Business owners are excited about Corporate Park Drive Expansion  WSET

BEDFORD COUNTY, Va (WSET) - There's some welcome news for commuters in Bedford County. The County Board of Supervisors approved an expansion ...



Hundreds of local students participate in National Walkout Day to protest gun violence  WSET

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- Warning their futures are being stolen from them, tens of thousands of young people across the U.S. walked out of school to ...



Sheriff & Dr. Brown present program to combat human trafficking at the Vatican  WSET

BEDFORD Co., Va. (WSET) -- Bedford County Sheriff Mike Brown and his wife Dr. Janet Brown, a professor at Liberty University, are back from the Vatican after ...



Accomac man to serve 10 years for soliciting sex from Forest teen  Lynchburg News and Advance

BEDFORD — An Accomac man was sentenced Friday to 10 years behind bars after pleading guilty to soliciting sex from a 16-year-old girl living in Forest.



Jefferson Forest Men, Jamestown Women Dominate Virginia 4A States  Swimming World Magazine

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Bedford planning commission recommends approval of new development in Forest  Lynchburg News and Advance

BEDFORD — The Bedford County Planning Commission recommended approval to the board of supervisors the development of more than 400 townhomes, ...



Developer plans 172 new apartments for Logans Lane off Timberlake Road  Lynchburg News and Advance

New apartments are in the works at a site off Timberlake Road near the new traffic circle.



Jefferson Forest has set sail in 2015 behind fleet feet of Navy Jones  Roanoke Times

Pregame tradition at Jefferson Forest football games calls for the Cavaliers to be led out of the locker room by three eardrum-popping, wheel-hopping ...



Bedford County officials hope to nix one housing development project  WSET

FOREST, Va. (WSET) -- A development that would bring 400 housing units to Forest may be canceled.Three housing development projects are in the works in ...



Rest of the Story: Forest's Wright caps successful 2017 by joining premier development team  Lynchburg News and Advance

Ben Wright's first trip to Europe to compete with LUX/Stradling — one of the premier junior development teams in the United States — for two weeks in July gave ...



Former HS Teacher & Coach Sentenced to Three Months in Jail  WSET

Bedford Co., VA - A former Jefferson Forest High School coach and teacher was sentenced for having a sexual relationship with a student Friday.



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