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Woman dies in Charlotte County crash

Virginia State Police Trooper K.R. Martin is investigating a single-vehicle Read more

News

LU students pulling weeds at nonprofit urban farm

Instead of sitting in a classroom on Friday afternoon, members of a criminal justice class at Liberty University found themselves pulling w… Read more

Hat Creek man dies in shooting, 2 men charged

Orlando Robey, 54, of the Hat Creek area of Brookneal was found deceased when the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report on… Read more

Annual relay to be held Friday night at ACS

Campbell County residents will join together this Friday night to honor cancer survivors, remember those lost to the disease and raise mone… Read more

Sports

Four Lady Flames, coach receive ASUN tennis postseason awards

Four Liberty women’s tennis players were honored on Wednesday evening by the conference prior to the start of the 2019 ASUN Women’s Tennis … Read more

"Rookie League" middle school softball, baseball programs prepare young Altavista Athletes for high school competition

What is to be done when your school has no middle school team in your sport, and by the time the players get to jv and varsity levels they … Read more

FCA Lions notch first win with resurrected baseball program

After three years of dormancy, the Faith Christian Academy returned to the baseball field this season. And in their fourth game, they picke… Read more

Faith

Words for the living

We are a people that like news, the “inside scoop,” aren’t we? We now have media outlets covering news 24 hours a day, 7 seven days a week;… Read more

Skyline Boys Quartet to present concert in Gretna

The Skyline Boys Quartet of Northern Virginia will present a concert of gospel music at the Gretna Theatre, located on Main Street, Sunday,… Read more

Words for Living

Often, Thomas the Apostle gets a bad rap.  We even call him “doubting Thomas.”  Read more

Obituaries

Edna Louise Smith Moore

Edna Louise Smith Moore, 83, of Altavista died Friday, April 19, 2019 at her home. Read more

Peggy Lee Hubbard Rogers

Peggy Lee Hubbard Rogers, of Lynchburg died, Monday, April 22, 2019 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. She was born, November 1, 1923 in… Read more

Reverend James (Jim) Smith

Reverend James (Jim) Smith, 95, of Chantilly, VA passed away on April 10, 2019. Jim is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Beatrice R… Read more

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Weather Today

Scattered thunderstorms possible. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the mid 40s.

Today

68° 46°

Scattered thunderstorms possible. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the mid 40s.

Humidity:66%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:WSW at 18 mph
Chance of Rain:60%
UV Index:6 High
Sunrise:06:28:37 AM
Sunset:08:01:45 PM

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
Scattered thunderstorms possible. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the mid 40s.Fri
60%68° 46°
More sun than clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the low 50s.Sat
0%72° 53°
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the mid 40s.Sun
20%79° 45°
Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid 50s.Mon
0%72° 55°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the low 60s.Tue
10%86° 60°
More clouds than sun. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the low 60s.Wed
20%84° 62°
Afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 60s.Thu
40%83° 63°
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