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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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 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

BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. - The controversy over a Confederate flag picture at Jefferson Forest High School is not dying down yet. More than a dozen concerned ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Taylor Rodriguez wins Tupelo Elvis tribute competition  Lynchburg News and Advance

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



Hitless Jefferson Forest defeats Brookville in Seminole District baseball bout  Lynchburg News and Advance

FOREST — Teams don't usually celebrate after being held hitless.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Photos of students wearing Confederate flags at school-spirit day event spark outrage  Yahoo Sports

The incident, in which students posed on school grounds while wearing Confederate battle flags, occurred at a Virginia high school during its "Country vs.



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 ...



Jefferson Forest awarded Wells Fargo Cup for academic excellence  Lynchburg News and Advance

FOREST — Student filmmakers and a veteran Scholastic Bowl team helped Jefferson Forest High School win its first Wells Fargo Cup for academic competition.



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.



Photos: GW vs. Jefferson Forest | High School  GoDanRiver.com

Plenty of answers were provided at George Washington High School on Friday night — to the qu… Facebook · Twitter · SMS · Email; Print; Save. Load comments ...



Jefferson Forest hangs on to defeat E.C. Glass in Seminole District Tournament semifinals  Lynchburg News and Advance

FOREST — There wasn't much separation between E.C. Glass and Jefferson Forest on Friday night. Inches, in fact.



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 ...



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 ...



Pettitt lifts Jefferson Forest to win over Brookville  Lynchburg News and Advance

FOREST — Jefferson Forest's final plan fell apart Friday night.



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 ...



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 ...



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.”



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.



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 ...



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.



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?



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



Jefferson Forest softball team raises $800 for Leukemia at 'orange out' game  WSET

BEDFORD Co. , Va. (WSET) -- The Jefferson Forest High School softball team won in a major way Tuesday night. Student Pfieffer Trent organized an "orange ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Bedford schools employee files $5 million+ civil rights lawsuit against school board, superintendent  WSLS 10

The former deputy superintendent of Bedford County Schools, Dr. Cherie Whitehurst, has filed a discrimination case against the school district and the ...



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 ...



Plan your weekend, Nov. 29-Dec. 2 | Features  Lynchburg News and Advance

Mark your calendars for these weekend events, chosen by The Burg staff. Looking for more to do? Check out our online calendar.



Bedford County Sheriff takes child cyber safety to the Vatican  WDBJ7

Cyber S.W.A.T. is going into eight other high schools across the country this fall.



Former Jefferson Forest High School color guard instructor indicted  Lynchburg News and Advance

A Bedford County grand jury Tuesday indicted a former Jefferson Forest High School color-guard instructor accused of having an inappropriate relationship with ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Bedford County Planning Commission votes against recommending housing development near Forest  Lynchburg News and Advance

BEDFORD — Plans to build a new housing development in Bedford County have hit a stumbling block after the Bedford County Planning Commission denied ...



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, ...



Whitehurst files formal complaint  Lynchburg News and Advance

BEDFORD — A complaint against the Bedford County School Board has been sent to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) concerning 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.



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.



Buckle Up: Seatbelt use brought to the forefront after six ejected in Bedford Co. crash  WSET

FOREST, Va. (WSET) --One teenager involved in the Bedford County Crash early Sunday morning is fighting for his life.A family member of Cade Bailey posted ...



Reported armed robbery led to Bedford Co. schools lockdown; search for 2 suspects underway  WSET

UPDATE: 2:34 p.m.The Bedford County Sheriff's Office said a call that came into the 911 center led to area schools being placed under a brief lockdown.



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.



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 ...



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

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Bedford County School Board votes to reassign deputy superintendent to instructional coach  WDBJ7

After a closed session meeting Thursday night, the Bedford County School Board voted 4-3 to reassign Deputy Superintendent Cherie Whitehurst to the position ...



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 ...



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 ...



Old Dominion Snags Commitment From Versatile Tara Enneking  Swimming World Magazine

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Two local students awarded scholarships from Al Stroobants Foundation to study at Sweet Briar  SBC News

Sweet Briar College has awarded two scholarships supported by the Al Stroobants Foundation. The recipients are Juliet Hatch, of Forest, and Jacquelyn Vari, ...



Banner promoting Juuls, VES logo with curse word pop up on first day of school  WSET

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- Lynchburg parents and students were busy Wednesday as kids had their first day of school.They weren't just paying attention to ...



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.



Unbeaten Virginia rallies past VCU  Lynchburg News and Advance

CHARLOTTESVILLE — Ty Jerome caught the ball and stepped into the moment. Virginia was not its usual self on Sunday afternoon, despite defeating visiting ...



Spring events: Dali-inspired dinner, 'Art of Circus' among offerings  Lynchburg News and Advance

A dinner featuring recipes inspired by the “artistic whimsy” of Salvador Dali. A group of circus performers, dancers and acrobats bringing iconic paintings by the ...



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.



Checking Up ... A Chorister and a Camp Jaycee Savior  Lynchburg News and Advance

Thumbs up to Chris Young, a student at University of Lynchburg, who's currently living in Gloucester, England, where he's a chorister with the Gloucester ...



Plan your weekend, Jan. 17-20 | Features  Lynchburg News and Advance

Mark your calendars for these weekend events, chosen by The Burg staff. Looking for more to do? Check out our online calendar.



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, ...



Breaststroker/IMer Lexi Plogger Announces In-State Commitment to Liberty  Swimming World Magazine

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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 ...



Sheriff's Office investigating report of attempted abduction in Forest  WSET

BEDFORD Co., Va. (WSET) -- The Bedford County Sheriff's Office said it's investigating a report of an attempted abduction near the Ivy Creek area in Forest.



Local golfers set to tee off in State Open of Virginia  Lynchburg News and Advance

ROANOKE — It wasn't much of a debate between academics and golf for Zeke Shen when he arrived on campus at the University of Virginia in the fall of 2015.



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 ...



Top U.S Student Researchers in STEM and Humanities Win Scholarships at the National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium  Business Wire

The Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) announced the 2019 winners of the 57th National JSHS competition.



Bedford developer ordered to stop work on new housing community  WDBJ7

Bedford county officials have issued a 'stop work' order for a local development, after neighbors complained of runoff damaging nearby lakes and streams.



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