LOCAL OBITUARY | Grandmother of 12, Vicki Cole died on Monday. Visitation with the family will take place on Friday, December 2 from 5 – 8 p.m. at Lynchburg Funeral Home.
LOCAL NEWS | It’s a narrow winding Moore County backroad. On Monday, the Metro Council voted to lower the official speed limit on Smith’s Chapel Drive from 45 miles per hour to 30 miles per hour.
Founders formed Moore County in 1871, but in 1988 voters passed a referendum to consolidate Lynchburg and Moore County’s government and services under Metro Moore County. Learn more on November 13 when former County Executive Bill Thomas speaks at the Moore County Historical Society meeting.
LOCAL NEWS | The Jack Daniel Distillery recently made a $41,000 donation to both the Moore County High School and Middle County athletic programs.
LOCAL NEWS | On Monday, the Metro Council passed the third and final reading of the 2022-23 Metro Budget. The four cent property tax increase will represent $10 additional dollars on a $100,000 home.
LOCAL EDUCATION NEWS | Motlow State will host 12 days of admissions, advisement, and registration assistance for local students beginning on June 27.
From a Fourth of July celebration to a trail ride to a week long celebration to the current two-day event, the Lynchburg tradition known today as Frontier Days enjoys a past dating back to 1962.
LOCAL NEWS | On Thursday, Jack Daniel’s officials met with local farmers and announced a compromise on the proposed phase out of the Feeder Cow Program.
Moore County farmers can get paid $13 per acre to cut hay through the Grassland Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). That’s a game changer, according to one local farmer we spoke to recently.
LOCAL NEWS | Today is the filing deadline for candidates for the August general election. On Friday, Bonnie Lewis announced she wouldn’t seek re-election after one term as Metro Mayor.