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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 ...



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.”



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 ...



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 ...



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.



A Virginia high school faced backlash after students posed with Confederate flags on a 'country vs. country club' spirit day  INSIDER

Students at Jefferson Forest High School in Forest, Virginia, were photographed holding Confederate and "Don't Tread on Me" flags.



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, ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Jefferson Forest football coach Bob Christmas announces resignation, moving on to Amherst  Lynchburg News and Advance

UPDATE: Jefferson Forest football coach Bob Christmas is headed to Amherst County.



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.



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

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Virginia students pose with Confederate battle flag for school spirit day  WHSV

School officials in Virginia have found themselves on the defensive after several students took pictures of themselves displaying Confederate flags for a school ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



Robinson swats away Heritage as Jefferson Forest wins its 12th straight game  Lynchburg News and Advance

FOREST — There were no emergencies at Jefferson Forest High on Thursday night. No difficult problems that required police or extra enforcement.



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.



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.



Jefferson Forest, bidding for regular-season Seminole title, must get past Heritage first  Lynchburg News and Advance

Jefferson Forest enters tonight's 7 o'clock game against visiting Heritage with at least a share of the Seminole District regular-season crown in its sights.



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 ...



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 boys capture Region 4D title; Glass, JF girls tie for second  Lynchburg News and Advance

CHRISTIANSBURG — A little more than a week after securing a Seminole District title, the Jefferson Forest boys swimming team continued its postseason ...



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 ...



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 ...



Burggraf leads LCA to Seminole District title with win over Jefferson Forest  Lynchburg News and Advance

BEDFORD — Stephen Burggraf was on a mission. Feeling the pressure of a high school career that's coming to a close, the Liberty Christian senior played with ...



Outrage over social media post  WDBJ7

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



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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

JF's "Freaky Friday" is one of several pilot productions of the musical — the tale of an overworked mother and her sullen teenage daughter, who magically swap ...



Seminole District tournaments on tap for Wednesday  Lynchburg News and Advance

Jefferson Forest and Liberty Christian ended the regular season with identical 12-2 district records. But LCA will be the No. 1 seed in the eight-team Seminole ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Area athletes participate in National Signing Day  Lynchburg News and Advance

UPDATE: Appomattox swimmer Jackson Cheatham, a multi-sport standout, will swim at Emory & Henry next season. He attended a signing ceremony along with ...



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.



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 ...



Jefferson Forest boys win Region 4D swimming championship  Lynchburg News and Advance

One year after its state swimming title, the Jefferson Forest boys' squad took a big step toward a repeat on Tuesday.



All-Region basketball teams  Lynchburg News and Advance

BOYS BASKETBALL. All-Region 4D Teams. Player of the Year: Jordan Richeson, Jefferson Forest. Sports newsletter sign-up. Enter your email: Apps: iOS • ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Jefferson Forest band wins top honors at Carnegie Hall  WSET

FOREST, Va. (WSET) -- They were honored just to be invited to perform at Carnegie Hall, but then the Jefferson Forest High School band took home the gold.



High School Football Countdown: No. 9: Jefferson Forest Cavaliers  Lynchburg News and Advance

When Bob Christmas arrived at Jefferson Forest for his second coaching stint at the school in 2014, one of the first things he did was move players to different ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



As the shot clock debate swirls in high school basketball, local coaches weigh in  Lynchburg News and Advance

Amherst County boys basketball coach Segar Jordan recently came across an unusual number of news articles and Twitter posts dedicated to whether shot ...



Jefferson Forest launches nation's first Cyber S.W.A.T. Team  WSLS

The first Cyber S.W.A.T. Team is at Bedford County's Jefferson Forest High School. S.W.A.T. stands for Safety While Accessing Technology.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



No. 3 UVA bounces back by blasting Wake Forest  Lynchburg News and Advance

CHARLOTTESVILLE – Virginia basketball delivered a first-round knockout Tuesday. Unlike boxing, the rules of college basketball forced Wake Forest to keep ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 Notebook: Jefferson Forest athletic director steps into new role, Glass' Armstrong honored and more  Lynchburg News and Advance

Jefferson Forest athletic director Ben Martin has vacated his position and is moving into a new role at the Bedford County high school.



Prep roundup: Gretna's football game vs. Radford changed, area athletes attend signing ceremonies  Lynchburg News and Advance

The day, time and venue for Gretna's second-round playoff game against Radford was changed Wednesday. The Hawks and Bobcats will now play Saturday at ...



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.



All-Area Football Offense: Player of the Year: Jabari Blake, Heritage  Lynchburg News and Advance

Heritage quarterback Jabari Blake is the 2018 All-Area Offensive Player of the Year.



Update: Bedford County school board votes 4-3 to reassign deputy superintendent post  Lynchburg News and Advance

12:20 a.m. update: After two hours in the second closed session of the night, the Bedford County School Board voted 4-3 late Thursday to accept a personnel ...



Plan your weekend, Oct. 11-14 | Features  Lynchburg News and Advance

Mark your calendars for these weekend events, chosen by The Burg staff.



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.



Area high school athletes participate in early National Signing Day  Lynchburg News and Advance

Micah Glaize was in a reflective mood Wednesday. His mind was flooded with memories of Brookville High School, Friday nights on the gridiron and his football ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Lynchburg-area Holiday Events 2018: Parades, concerts, movies and more  Lynchburg News and Advance

Thought the holidays were big in Lynchburg before? Well, organizations in the area have taken it to the next level in 2018.



Graham lights the way as E.C. Glass defeats LCA  Lynchburg News and Advance

Rayvon Graham spent the weekend nursing a cold and wasn't planning on a breakout performance Monday night at LCA. He just wanted to get through the ...



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.



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 ...



High school football roundup: Amherst beats LCA for first victory  Lynchburg News and Advance

Frank Ross got some help in the running game. And Amherst ran to its first victory of the season. Ross and Xzavier Ellis combined to rush for 335 yards and four ...



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.



Man pleads guilty in Bedford County to soliciting sex from teen  Lynchburg News and Advance

BEDFORD — An Accomac man pleaded guilty in Bedford County Circuit Court on Tuesday morning to soliciting sex from a 16-year-old girl living in Bedford.



In the region: UVa's Casey takes silver in 500 freestyle at ACC championships  GoDanRiver.com

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Virginia's Brendan Casey finished second in the 500-yard freestyle Thursday on the second day of the ACC men's swimming ...



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, ...



Forest Dance Academy taking a 'Journey to the Dark Side' with Disney villains for spring performance  Lynchburg News and Advance

As Forest Dance Academy's Michelle Thomas searched for music for their spring recital earlier this year, she came across a YouTube video spoofing “Cellblock ...



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.



Appomattox Raiders cheerleading competition cancelled | Sports  Times Virginian

According to Appomattox County High School athletic director Chris Dodge, the Stinger Invitational Cheer Competition that was scheduled for Saturday, Sept.



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

FOREST — Jake Grove's football jersey has been prominently displayed inside Jefferson Forest High School for years.



Two roadwork projects in Forest get state funding  Lynchburg News and Advance

FOREST — Bedford County planners have received state money for two projects to improve traffic congestion in Forest while two others did not receive funding.



Letters to the Editor for Monday, March 18, 2019  Lynchburg News and Advance

Bedford County, JF and the flag. The News & Advance's March 15 article regarding the Jefferson Forest High School “flag incident” is interesting in that it ...



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