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  1. Campbell County School Board, Supervisors At Odds Over FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Cutbacks appear to be on the way for Campbell County Schools. But school leaders say they are making some tough choices after losing out on millions of dollars.

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  2. Murder Charge Dropped Against Campbell County ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Prosecutors dropped the count on Tuesday, just a day before 54-year-old Glenn Farmer was set to face a jury trial. According to Campbell County assistant commonwealth's Attorney Rebecca Wetzel, before dropping the charge, she requested a motion to continue the case.

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  3. Edmunds announces re-election bidRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | SoVaNow.com

    ... the Virginia House of Delegates which covers all of Charlotte, Halifax and Prince Edward, and a portion of Campbell County. "For the past six years, I have had the honor of representing the 60th District in the Virginia House of Delegates. Today I ...

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  4. Campbell County Woman Charged with Murder : GuiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    The jury has recommended a sentence of 18 years. -------- Update: Debra Crews-Newman was found guilty of second degree murder in the death of of Valerie Harris.

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  5. Verdict Reached in Trial for Campbell County Woman Charged with MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Update: The jury has completed deliberating and the verdict will be announced shortly. ------- Campbell Co., VA - The trial for Debra Crews-Newman, who was accused of killing a woman last summer, continues Thursday.

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  6. Pilot Walks Away From Plane CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    A small plane crashed Saturday near the Brookneal Airport in Campbell County. State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller says 71-year-old Ray Kenyon of Sherburne, New York, had only minor injuries.

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  7. Man pleads guilty to murder of Wendy FrancisRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | SoVaNow.com

    Jeffrey Wright, 52, of Brookneal pleaded guilty on Tuesday in Campbell County Circuit Court to the second degree murder of Nathalie resident Wendy Beadles Francis, who was last seen some three years ago. Campbell also pleaded guilty to concealing the location of her remains.

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  8. Woman proclaims father's sex crimes on billboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | 13WMAZ.com

    ... she says about why she was motivated to put the not-so-subtle reminder. Major L.T Guthrie from the Campbell County Sheriff's Department in Virginia says it's a misdemeanor there to use a registered sex offender's name for harassment or intimidation. ...

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  9. Committee In Rustburg Seeks To Save Rosenwald SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Campbell County, VA- For many, it was their only chance to learn their ABC's. African-Americans in the early 20th Century weren't allowed to attend public schools.

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  10. More come forward for local officeRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    Abbott to run for Board of Supervisors seat held by Davis The daughter of late supervisor R.E. "Dickie" Abbott has qualified for the Nov. 3 ballot to run for Halifax County Board of Supervisors in ED-1, setting up potential competition for the seat. Jeaneen Abbott, who is nearing retirement with the Campbell County school division, issued a statement yesterday announcing her candidacy.

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  11. VDOT Uses Clerical Employees to Help with Snow Clean-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... employee Tiffany Tweedy has been at it since the storm hit Monday. She's been plowing and salting routes in Campbell County and Appomattox, a task that until recently wasn't in her job description. For many people a snow day means staying inside ...

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  12. Employees Talk About Religious Discrimination At STARTEKRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Campbell County, VA- Two STARTEK employees say they were suffering religious discrimination at their jobs. They say they were sent home from work on several occasions, asked to change their clothes and jewelry, because they had religious symbols on them -- like a cross.

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  13. Employees Talk About Religious Discrimination At Star TekRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Campbell County, VA- Two STARTEK employees say they were suffering religious discrimination at their jobs. They say they were sent home from work on several occasions, asked to change their clothes and jewelry -- because they had religious symbols on them -- like a cross.

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  14. Pinnacle Bankshares Corporation Announces DividendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | GlobeNewswire

    ... include Village Highway in Rustburg, Wards Road near the Lynchburg Regional Airport, Timberlake Road in Campbell County, South Main Street in the Town of Amherst, Old Forest Road in the City of Lynchburg and Forest Road in Bedford County. First ...

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  15. Tuesday Fire In Altavista Ruled AccidentalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Campbell County fire marshal Randall Johnson says the fire started in the kitchen but it didn't appear to cooking related. Mike Feehan was airlifted Tuesday to Lynchburg General Hospital, according to Altavista fire chief John Tucker.

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  16. Homeowner 'Glad' Nothing Stolen After Police say Woman on House Arrest Tried to Break-InRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... didn't want to appear on camera tell ABC 13 a woman was spotted in the wooded area behind their homes. The Campbell County Sheriff's Office arrested Katie Hyatt later that evening. She's charged with attempted breaking and entering, which is a ...

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  17. Plane driven by Chesapeake student-pilot crash lands in Campbell CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The incident was reported about 4:50 p.m., when a state trooper was notified that a single-engine Piper Super Cub airplane made a crash landing in a wooded area in the 6200 block of Brookneal Highway, according to a news release from Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller. The pilot, Jonathan K. Bass, 22, of Chesapeake, and the passgener, Bruce Barnhart, 52, a flight instructor from Gladys, were able to get out of the plane and walk to a nearby home, Geller said.

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  18. Virginia State Police investigating crash landing of plane involving student pilot from ChesapeakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Virginia State Police say they are continuing to investigate the crash landing of a single-engine Piper Super Cub airplane that occurred just before 5:00 p.m. Wednesday evening in Campbell County. The student pilot has been identified as 22-year-old Jonathan K. Bass of Chesapeake.

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  19. Liberty Aviation Confirms Two Walk Away from Forced Landing in Campbell CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Liberty Aviation officials confirm that a LU plane has gone down, after what they are calling a forced landing, in Campbell County Wednesday afternoon.

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  20. Liberty Aviation Confirms Plane Crash in Campbell CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    We have learned that two people were on board that plane. The director of safety tells us both people were able to walk away from that crash.

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