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Hamlett, Kenneth - The News & Advance
Kenneth Nash Hamlett Kenneth Nash Hamlett of Dillwyn, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. He was preceded in death by his father, Emmett Linwood Hamlett; and his mother, Beulah Nash Hamlett Saylor. He is survived by his loving ...
Saunders, Emmett - The News & Advance
Emmett Odneal "Neal" Saunders Jr. A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. today, Friday, July 25, 2014, at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery by the Rev. Jim Gallagher. Military honors will be provided by American Legion Post 16. Memorial contributions may ...
Sprouse, Kimberly - The News & Advance
Kimberly Dawn Luck Sprouse Kimberly Dawn Luck Sprouse, 42, of Madison Heights, passed away, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at her residence. She was the wife of Warren Samuel Sprouse. Born May 21, 1972, in Portsmouth, she was the daughter of Leon Dale Luck and ...
Miller dominates in Hillcats' victory over Red Sox - The News & Advance
Lynchburg Hillcats manager Luis Salazar made the slow walk to the pitching mound where Jarett Miller stood on the rubber. Salazar hadn’t signaled to the bullpen yet for a pitching change, allowing Miller the opportunity to finish the eighth inning.
Theater transformed into Texas honky-tonk for Patsy Cline musical - The News & Advance
A couple months ago, I spoke with Endstation Theatre Company founder and Executive Director Geoff Kershner about the upcoming summer season. At the time, he told me the group would be turning the Academy of Fine Arts’ Warehouse Theatre into a Texas honky ...
Bedford residents discuss concern following town's reversion at meeting - The News & Advance
With questions written on blue cards, Bedford area residents expressed concerns to town, county and school officials in a joint public forum revealing the growing overlap of reversion. The Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce held the forum in which Bedford ...
Wired Together: Virginia Governor's School wraps up this weekend - The News & Advance
Red lights flashed, as about a dozen teenagers clustered around a table at Lynchburg College. They’d wired together a circle of white plastic “bread” boards, each adorned with tiny bulbs. The idea is to create a makeshift version of the arcade game ...
Residents should be wary of vacation updates posted on social media - The News & Advance
When posting vacation pictures to social media, residents should be thinking about stating “I was here” as opposed to “I am here.” More recently, criminals are using social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, or Foursquare to find potential ...
Traffic to be restricted on Wards Road in Lynchburg starting Tuesday - The News & Advance
From Tuesday through Aug. 4, a portion of Wards Road in Lynchburg will be restricted to one lane in the evenings and early morning while repaving work is done. The work will be done daily from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. in the southbound lane of Wards Road, between ...
Del. Garrett to host back-to-school supply drive - The News & Advance
Del. Scott Garrett, R-Lynchburg, will hold his annual back-to-school supply drive Aug. 2 at the local Wal-Mart stores in Lynchburg and Madison Heights. Garrett and other volunteers will be outside the stores seeking donations of school supplies. Aug. 2 ...