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Lynchburg Ranks High In Another Healthy Living Survey Video included

Lynchburg, VA - According to a new Gallup survey, Lynchburg is one of the cities with the best “overall well-being” in the United States. This ranking comes less than four years after the Hill City graced the top ten list of most obese cities in the U.S. 

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UPDATE: Fire in Bedford County will Burn for Several Days

Bedford Co., VA – A large fire continues to burn at Central Virginia Pallet and Stake on Centerville Road. Centerville Road is closed to traffic.

Three Taken to the Hospital After Car Accident

Lynchburg, VA – There was a single-vehicle accident on Park Avenue in Lynchburg Wednesday night.

South Boston Speedway Prepares for Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown Video included

Halifax Co., VA - More than 8,000 racing fans will flock to Halifax County tomorrow for one of their biggest racing events in years.

UPDATE: Amherst County Investigates Early Morning Shooting Video included

Amherst Co., VA - The Amherst County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that occurred on Ewers Lane in Madison Heights this morning.

63rd Anniversary of Moton School Strike Commemorated In Farmville Video included

Farmville, VA - It's a movement that few outside our area know of, but locals say it was the beginning of the civil rights fight of the 1950s.

Avoiding Tragedy: Keeping Kids Away From Guns Video included

Franklin Co.,VA - Franklin County Deputies say it was an accident Monday, when a 12 year old boy got a hold of a handgun; it accidentally fired and killed his 7 year old brother.

Danville Landlord Ordered To Pay $25,000 For Housing Discrimination Video included

Danville, VA - What started out as a seemingly innocent ad for a rental home, ended with offensive results for a Danville woman.

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