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.
Shirley Jean Rogers Hall, age 75, of Moore County died on Monday, February 21. Visitation with the family will take place on Saturday, February 26 at Pleasant Hill Methodist Church.
Moore County native James Terry Amacher, age 68, of Manchester died on Friday, February 18. Visitation and memorial services will be held on Saturday.
LOCAL OBITUARY | Former Lynchburg coach Edward “Bully” Sullivan died on Wednesday at the age of 94.
LOCAL SPORTS | Moore County plays their final regular season home game tonight against Lincoln County before heading into tournament season.
On Tuesday, the Raiders perked up in the second half against Cornersville to secure a 50-38 win and a number two seed in the upcoming district tournament. Alex Copeland led with 22 points.
The Raiderettes handed Eagleville a 58-47 loss to secure the number two spot in District 8A play on Friday in Lynchburg.
LOCAL SPORTS | The Raiders will looking to improve their district tournament seed with a win over Eagleville on Friday in Lynchburg.
LOCAL NEWS | New cases of COVID-19 seems to be slowing down in Moore County.
Moore County’s new COVID case count rose for second straight week. There are now 280 active cases in Lynchburg.