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  • Authorities find rabid pit bull in Danville
    Police found the rapid pit bull they were searching for on Friday night.The pit bull, Precious, was taken to a secure location for treatment and quarantine.Danville police say the dog was found in the 400 block of Mayfield Road.Earlier, police were searching for 51-year-old Frank Kirk and 29-year-old Jennifer Spence ... read more
    Source: WSLSPublished on 2018-02-16
  • Weight Watchers will extend its services to teens beginning summer 2018
    Weight Watchers, the popular program to help adults lose weight, now plans to offer its services to teens.Teens can start signing up for Weight Watchers this summer. 10 News spoke with a group of women who are all members of the local Weight Watchers program. They think it's a great ... read more
    Source: WSLSPublished on 2018-02-16
  • Hampton University Alumni chapter and Jack Jill of America will host the first HBCU Fair in our area
    The Roanoke chapter of Jack and Jill of America and Hampton University's Alumni Association of Roanoke will host a college fair. The fair will include Historically Black Colleges and University's better known as HBCU's.The fair will be held at William Fleming High School on Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 2 ... read more
    Source: WSLSPublished on 2018-02-16
  • Heritage High students making a difference beyond school hallways
    Heritage High School Seniors Muhammad Tahir, Manan Shah and Shahzada Usman-Gil have a vision of "Overcoming Adversity with Diversity.""Our main mission of the club is to eliminate those stereotypes associated with religion, culture, ethnicity, gender and sexual orientations, while spreading cultural awareness and unifying our community," Shah said.Manan was born ... read more
    Source: WSLSPublished on 2018-02-16
  • Madison Heights man shares thoughts on his mother’s killer’s attempt at freedom
    The son of a murdered Madison Heights woman is sharing his thoughts about her killer's latest attempt at freedom. It's been three years since 81-year-old Norma Jean Freeman was beaten to death during a home invasion. Her 63-year-old son, Allen Freeman, was also badly hurt in the attack.Edward Marshall Jr. ... read more
    Source: WSLSPublished on 2018-02-16
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The library will be closed on Monday, February 19 in observance of Presidents' Day. We will reopen at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 20, and tax assistance will resume on Wednesday, Feb. 21. ... See MoreSee Less

The library will be closed on Monday, February 19 in observance of Presidents Day. We will reopen at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 20, and tax assistance will resume on Wednesday, Feb. 21.

#PressRelease On February 16, 2018 at approximately 10:02 a.m. Lynchburg Police Department received information in reference to possible shots fired in the area of Heritage High School. Heritage High School and Heritage Elementary School were placed on lockdown while the incident was being investigated. It was quickly determined through investigative interviews that a work truck traveling through the intersection of Timberlake Rd and Wards Ferry Rd had backfired three times and no firearms had been discharged. The lockdown was lifted at approximately 10:10 a.m. and classes resumed. ... See MoreSee Less

#PressRelease On February 16, 2018 at approximately 10:02 a.m. Lynchburg Police Department received information in reference to possible shots fired in the area of Heritage High School. Heritage High School and Heritage Elementary School were placed on lockdown while the incident was being investigated. It was quickly determined through investigative interviews that a work truck traveling through the intersection of Timberlake Rd and Wards Ferry Rd had backfired three times and no firearms had been discharged. The lockdown was lifted at approximately 10:10 a.m. and classes resumed.
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