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New Benches Installed at D-Day Memorial - Bedford, VA - The spruce up continues at The National D-Day Memorial, leading up to the 70th anniversary commemoration. A four-man crew began installing composite decking boards to benches along the wall of the main plaza Monday. - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

Va. water authorities to split cost of new plant - BEDFORD, Va. (AP) - Two regional water authorities are planning to split the cost of a new $14 million Smith Mountain Lake water treatment facility. The Western Virginia Water Authority's board on Thursday voted unanimously to split the cost of the facility with the Bedford Regional Water Authority, ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Bedford church hopes new food pantry will meet growing community need - A Bedford church is hoping to meet the increased demand of families needing food assistance. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Donors provide complimentary upgrades for Bedford's D-Day Memorial - A Bedford landmark is getting spruced up for a huge event later this spring. - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

D-Day Memorial Looking for Normandy Campaign Veterans - Bedford, VA - The National D-Day Memorial wants to see every living veteran of the Normandy campaign in Bedford on June 6. - Tue, 25 Mar 2014

D-Day Free Admission for Scout Troops April 12 - Bedford, VA - Scouts know to be prepared, and soon they'll learn what soldiers did to prepare for the invasion of Europe during World War II. Living history interpreters in full battle gear will be at The National D-Day Memorial in Bedford on Saturday April 12th. - Fri, 28 Mar 2014

N.C. group wants to take D-Day survivors to Virginia memorial for 70th anniversary - A North Carolina group wants to add a new memory to what local veterans recall about their service during World War II: a trip to the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Va., for the 70th anniversary commemoration of the Battle of Normandy. - Fri, 11 Apr 2014

Crowd Turns Out In Opposition To Proposed Bedford Co. Tax Increase - Bedford, VA - A resounding "No" was the word from most folks Monday night, opposed to a real estate tax increase, who spoke at a public hearing in Bedford County. - Mon, 07 Apr 2014

Bedford Co. Man Sentenced on Child Porn Charges - Bedford, VA - A Bedford County man gets eight years to serve on twenty child pornography convictions. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

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New Food Pantry in Bedford - WSET - Bedford, VA - A new food pantry will open next week to help more families in Bedford. Bedford Church of God will open its fellowship hall from 6 to 8 p.m., every Thursday, starting May 1. There's already a food pantry in Bedford, but it's only open in ... - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

Man found dead on Appalachian Trail in Bedford County identified - WDBJ7 - The Bedford County Sheriff's Office has identified the hiker who was found dead Monday morning along the Appalachian Trail. Rodney Montgomery of Otis Orchard, Washington, died. He was 59. Montgomery was hiking the trail with his brother. They were en ...UPDATE: Body Found at Appalachian Trail Hiking Shelter Identified - WSET - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

New York Today: Balloon's-Eye View - New York Times (blog) - “We've taken photos from every new skyscraper in the city,” said Curt Westergard, the president of Digital Design and Imaging Service, a company based in Falls Church, Va. That is, before they were built. ... [Bedford and Bowery]. • A seal that beached ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Bedford water authority to increase water and sewer charges - Lynchburg News and Advance - Changes likely are coming to customers of the Bedford Regional Water Authority, including an increase to the average water and sewer bill after the board voted Tuesday on a budget. An average customer using 4,000 gallons per month will pay an ...Bedford Co. Water and Sewer Rates Could Go Up - WSET - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Bedford man charged with involuntary manslaughter - Lynchburg News and Advance - Bedford County Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney John Wheelock said the involuntary manslaughter charge came following an investigation by the Virginia State Police. The DUI charge is the first Falabella has faced, online court records indicate. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Police chase ends with arrest in Bedford - Wicked Local Lincoln - The suspect allegedly led police through parts of Concord, Lincoln, Lexington and into Bedford before crashing the vehicle on Springs Road, near the community college and Bedford VA Hospital. Scanner reports indicate the suspect suffered a gun shot ...Suspect arrested in Bedford wanted for Newton carjacking, police say - Wicked Local Burlington3 Vehicles Hijacked, Shots Fired in Police Chase - - Tue, 01 Apr 2014

Bedford Police Seek Woman Wanted For Burglary, Embezzlement, and Grand ... - WSET - Bedford, VA - Bedford Police are looking for 37-year-old Vicki Lee Johnson. Johnson, also known as Vicki Bowersock, failed to appear in court in Bedford on charges of burglary, embezzlement and grand larceny. She is 5'1" and weighs around 180 pounds ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

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