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  1. Is Sweet Briar's Closure a Warning Sign for Other Small Colleges?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    ... sustainable." The published price for tuition, room, and board at the college, located 12 miles northeast of Lynchburg, Va., was just over $47,000 for the current year. He said the board had decided to act now so the college could do its best to ...


  2. Georgia Museum of Art to focus on Pierre Daura this springRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... his experimentation with abstraction he returned to figurative work. In 1945, Daura and his family moved to Lynchburg, Va., Louise's birthplace. There, Pierre became chairman of the art department at Lynchburg College and taught studio art at ...


  3. Sweet Briar College to close because of 'financial challenges'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

    ... and to conduct a more orderly winding down of academic operations." The rural campus, located just north of Lynchburg, Va. in Amherst County, has an all-female student body of approximately 700, according to the latest U.S. News and World Report ...


  4. Betty CarlsonRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Sun Advocate

    ... Barrington (Price), her daughter Cheryl (Ken) Menahan (Anaconda, Mont.) and daughter in-law Laurie Barrington (Lynchburg, Va.) along with her grandchildren James John (Stephanie) Barrington, Angela Cooper, Travis (Bethany) Barrington, Justin ...


  5. Sweet Briar College To Shut Down Despite $94 Million Endowment. Who's Next?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    ... the family's personal resources into a best strategy. Inside Higher Ed is reporting that Sweet Briar College near Lynchburg, Virginia, will close at the end of this academic year. Despite having a $94 million endowment college officials have chosen ...


  6. Duke baseball looks to extend win streak to nine against LibertyRead More | By Ryan NeuRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Chronicle

    ... at home before the road squad managed a six-run inning to seal the win and then dropped the road contest in Lynchburg, Va., 4-3. Liberty is playing back-to-back games against Tobacco Road foes this week with its first matchup coming Monday against ...


  7. Formerly Homeless Dad Pens Mafia StoryRead the original story

    13 hrs ago |

    LYNCHBURG, Va., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ Author Craig Daliessio has just released his new book; "The Accidental MobsterThe Legend of Joey Trucks" to great acclaim! A hysterical story of mistaken identity, ridiculous stereotypes, and one man's over-active imagination turning a wonderful law abiding family into the second coming of the Corleone's! A Philadelphia native, Craig Daliessio has lived in the south for the past eighteen years, and most of the stories in this book actually come from misconceptions he experienced from his friends and neighbors. "What I discovered is that people love mob movies, but they don't really love the crime.


  8. College baseball: Campbell crushes ElonRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

    ... Lucas Bakker (1-2) took the loss, giving up seven runs in three-plus innings. a- NORTH CAROLINA 6, LIBERTY 4 : At Lynchburg, Va., Zack Gahagan had a solo home run as North Carolina (7-3), which produced 12 hits, won the non-league road game. The ...


  9. No Spill Reported After Train Cars Carrying Crude Derail Near New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Switched

    ... waste spilled and no one was hurt. (AP Photo/Bruce Crummy) Workers clean up derailed tank cars in downtown Lynchburg, Va., Thursday, May 1, 2014. Thirteen cars of a 105-car CSX train came off the tracks here, spilling crude oil into the adjacent ...


  10. Eugenics Victims To Be Compensated 25,000 DollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA- It's a victory several years in the making. We're hearing from a victim of state-approved sterilization after he found out Thursday, he will be compensated by the Commonwealth for all he's been through.


  11. Maple Sugar Tapping At Riverside ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA- Saturday the Lynchburg Parks and Rec Naturalist Group hosted a maple sugaring expedition at Riverside Park. The group tapped trees and got a nice reward from that.


  12. Virginia moves to compensate victims of state's forced sterilization programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... the Marine Corps. Mr. Reynolds didn't know what had been done to him until years later. After getting married, the Lynchburg, Va., man found he couldn't father children. Virginia lawmakers approved a measure Thursday to compensate people forcibly ...


  13. Rich History of Lynchburg Proves to be a Hindrance to Construction ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA- It's the age of construction in Lynchburg with projects littered across the city, making it nearly impossible to get from point A to point B without a detour. And on top of that a majority of them, like the Midtown Connector and CSO work around Riverfront Park, have been delayed multiple times.


  14. Breastfeeding Welcome Stickers Show Up Around TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA- You should be seeing many new stickers in local business's windows soon. The VDH, Central Virginia Health District, and Live Healthy Lynchburg joined together to encourage breastfeeding.


  15. Institute Index: The growing oil train threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Institute for Southern Studies

    Train carloads of oil and ethanol expected to be hauled by rail in the U.S. this year: nearly 900,000 Since 2008, percent increase in train carloads of oil being hauled in the U.S. due to the oil shale drilling boom, which produces a particularly explosive product: 4,000 Number of Americans living within about 500 yards of an oil train line, which deliver product to refineries on both coasts and the Gulf of Mexico: 16 million Number of tank cars of crude oil hauled by the CSX train that derailed in rural Mount Carbon, West Virginia on Feb. 16 while headed to an oil-shipping depot in Yorktown, Virginia: 107 Gallons of crude oil spilled into the James River last year after an oil train derailed near downtown Lynchburg, Virginia: 30,000 Gallons of crude spilled into wetlands near the rural, majority African-American community of Aliceville, Alabama in a November 2013 oil train derailment: ... (more)


  16. BWW Review: There's Nothin' Like Liberty University's South PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 |

    This past weekend, Liberty University's Department of Theatre Arts opened its production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's World War II era musical, SOUTH PACIFIC. In the midst of two snowstorms, a transformation to the South Pacific was the perfect way to let the Lynchburg area know that spring and warm weather are on their way.


  17. Farmville, VARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Farmville Herald

    ... 26 - John Burks Wood Jr., 66, entered into eternal peace and joy on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. He was born in Lynchburg on July 9, 1948 to the late John Burks and Kish Spencer Wood. In addition to his loving parents, he was also preceded in death ...


  18. City of Lynchburg has Easy Day with RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA.-If you woke up this morning and had to drive somewhere in Lynchburg, you probably had a much easier time of it than you did last week. And you can thank the city's Public Works Crews for that.


  19. Derailed Train in West Virginia Had Safer Tank CarsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Big News

    ... four years ago. The same model spilled oil and caught fire in Timmins, Ontario this month, and last year in Lynchburg, Virginia. A series of ruptures and fires have prompted the administration of President Barack Obama to consider requiring upgrades ...


  20. ComedySportz Chicago Presents HIGHBALLERS, 4/2-6/19Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 |

    ... of THE BLUE SHOW) Saturdays at midnight. Danielle Ashley Dias, originally from Massachusetts, currently resides in Lynchburg, VA attending Liberty University with hopes of moving to New York after completing her degree in business marketing. A lover ...


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