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Brown, Ricci Stewart

Brown, Ricci Stewart

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Ricci Stewart Brown, 61, of Lynchburg, died Thursday, May 28, 2015, at Heartland Lynchburg.He was born on May 14, 1954, in Lynchburg, a son of…

Childress, Russell M.

Childress, Russell M.

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Russell M. Childress, 100, of Bedford, passed away on Thursday, May 28, 2015. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. today, Satur…

Shaner Jr., Stewart Etheridge

Shaner Jr., Stewart Etheridge

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Stewart Etheridge Shaner Jr., 70, of Monroe, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at Fairmont Crossing. Born June 30, 1944, in Lynchburg, he w…

McCoy, James Arthur

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GRETNAJames Arthur McCoy, age 82, of Gretna, died Thursday, May 28, 2015, at Gretna Health and Rehab Center. Born September 1, 1932, in Minnes…

Burnette, James E.

Burnette, James E.

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James E. Burnette, of Appomattox, passed away on Monday, May 25, 2015.A Celebration of James' Life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 30, 2…

Myers, James "Jim" Palmer

Myers, James "Jim" Palmer

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James "Jim" Palmer Myers passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2015.A memorial celebration will be held May 30, 2015 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Renaissa…

Wilson, Mazie Joyce Campbell

Wilson, Mazie Joyce Campbell

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Mazie Joyce Campbell Wilson, 85, of Amherst, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at Lynchburg General Hospital. Born in Nelson County, April …

Childress, Russell M.

Childress, Russell M.

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On Thursday, May 28, 2015, Russell M. Childress of 6848 Virginia Byway, Bedford, Virginia, passed away after a lengthy period of declining hea…

Barham, Tabitha E. Worley

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Robert C. Worley, Jr., William A. Worley, and Arlene McLane Davis are saddened to announce the loss of their sister, Tabitha Worley Barham, Su…

Stump Jr., Robert McClanahan

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Robert McClanahan Stump, Jr., of Lynchburg, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2015. He was born March 2, 1948, and was preceded in death by his f…

Lewis, Barbara Meadows

Lewis, Barbara Meadows

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Barbara Meadows Lewis, 81, of Warminster, Pa., passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, May 25, 2015. Born in Pamplin, Va., she was the d…

Cash, Connie Lee

Cash, Connie Lee

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Connie Lee Cash, 77, of Amherst, died Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at her residence.Born March 10, 1938, in Nelson County a daughter of the late Joh…

Thomas, David Wilson

Thomas, David Wilson

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David Wilson Thomas, 87, passed away Monday, May 11, 2015, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Born in 1928, he was the son of the late Nellie Jane Tho…

Johnson Jr., Elmer Cecil

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Elmer Cecil Johnson, Jr., age 64, of Bedford, died Monday, May 25, 2015, as a result of an automobile accident. He was a loving and kind fathe…

Burnette, James E.

Burnette, James E.

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James E. Burnette who was currently residing in Appomattox, Va., passed away on Monday, May 25, 2015. He was born and raised in Bedford County…

Hawks III, John Daniel

Hawks III, John Daniel

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John Daniel Hawks, III, 86, of Lynchburg, died Monday, May 25, 2015. He was the devoted husband of Huguette B. Hawks for 56 years.John was bor…

Hall, Michael Deane

Hall, Michael Deane

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Michael Deane Hall, 47, of Amherst, passed away Friday, May 22, 2015, at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Stephanie Wood Hall…

Williams, Neal Edward

Williams, Neal Edward

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Neal Edward Williams, 87, of Lynchburg, passed away Monday, May 25, 2015, at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Dorothy Mayberr…

English Sr., Robert L.

English Sr., Robert L.

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Robert L. English was born on January 26, 1937, in Forest, to the late Charlie and Zenamae English.He was educated in the Altavista School Dis…

Edwards Jr., Walter Lee

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Walter Lee Edwards Jr., 78, of 3403 Marysville Road, AltaVista, passed Monday, May 25, 2015, at his residence. He was the husband of Florence …

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Hickey Electric Heating & Air

Hickey Electric Heating & Air

tel. 434-845-3988

1300 Court Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504

Beacon Credit Union

Beacon Credit Union

tel. 434-237-1566

2134 Langhorne Road , Lynchburg , VA 24501

Great American Sleep Shop

Great American Sleep Shop

tel. 434-385-9296

1520 Lakeside Dr, Lynchburg, VA 24501

Great American Sleep Shop - "The Biggest Little Store in Town!” Great American Sleep Shop continues to be Central Virginia’s choice for knowledgeable personal service when shopping for a mattress. Browse leisurely through all 3 floors in our comfortable, home-like atmosphere where you will find the finest selection of quality mattresses, iron beds, futons, and lift chairs. Our staff is available when YOU desire, and will gladly assist you in understanding the construction and comfort options available, making your choice easy. Our uncongested Lakeside Drive location across from Lynchburg College provides convenient store front parking. Friendly, on time delivery and in home set-up will make your GREAT AMERICAN experience a pleasure.

Virginia Select Auto

Virginia Select Auto

tel. 434-381-0300

1873 South Amherst Highway , Amherst , VA 24521

  Virginia Select Auto in Amherst, VA makes car buying easy!  We know you don’t want to be “sold” a vehicle;  that’s why we help you find and purchase the used car or truck of your choice.  Our non-commission staff is dedicated to giving you the absolute best car buying experience in the area, with the focus on customer service.We believe that what truly makes Virginia Select Auto unique is our pricing.  The pricing you see when you look at a used car on our website or in our showroom is the same price for everyone.  We have eliminated the need to come prepared to hassle over price during your car buying process.  Our used cars and trucks are priced accurately and fairly.  Our volume allows us to offer you the very best price on every vehicle.Every vehicle has been subjected to our high standard of inspection for safety and overall condition, and the history of every vehicle is available to you through CARFAX.We will also give you the very best value when buying your vehicle from you, whether or not you are buying one of ours.  The Virginia Select Auto policy of open information and no pressure may be the biggest advantage of shopping with us!VSA also offers the most competitive interest rates possible and work with multiple lenders, giving us the flexibility to get you in to the car you desire to drive.  This lending process is the reason why almost 80% of our customers allow us to finance their used car purchase.  Extended service agreements are also available at our “bottom line pricing.”Our commitment to customer service extends through to our Service Center, where our state of the art service facility and trained team of Dodge, Chrysler, Chevrolet, Ford and Honda specialists are ready to service your vehicle.These are only a few of the reasons that make the difference between a good and bad experience when purchasing a used car or truck in Amherst  from Virginia Select Auto.

Rehab Associates of Central Virginia

Rehab Associates of Central Virginia

tel. 855-722-8478

20347 Timberlake Road - Suite B, Lynchburg, VA 24502

Rehab Associates are dedicated to working with one another as a team across our sub-specialty practices, and with our physician partners, to: • Improve the quality of life of every patient we treat. • Deliver comprehensive, specialized treatment in a caring and convenient manner to everyone we serve.• Utilize our expertise to educate and inform our patients so they are more self-reliant in the management of their own health and well-being. • Provide a caring and rewarding work environment for our employees to enhance their personal and professional lives. Become every patient & physician’s trusted choice in expert physical therapy care for every rehabilitation need.

Bank of The James

Bank of The James

tel. 434-846-2000

828 Main Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504

Bank of the James is a full service, community bank with branches throughout Central Virginia.  We combine experienced knowledge of the banking world with an intimate understanding of the communities in which we live and work.  For 15 years, Bank of the James has offered a full range of banking  services  including  checking and money market accounts, health savings accounts, savings accounts, CD’s and IRA’s. Bank of the James also offers a wide variety of personal, business and mortgage loans. As a community bank, we have the flexibility to customize loans and provide financial solutions that suit your situation.  We offer mobile and online banking, credit card and ATM services and safe deposit boxes for your convenience.  All full service branches are open 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday through Thursday and on Fridays from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm with the exception of Federal holidays.  For hours, locations and a full listing of all that we offer please visit us at www.bankofthejames.com 

Education & Research Foundation, Inc.

Education & Research Foundation, Inc.

tel. 434-847-8400

2095 Langhorne Rd Suite E, Lynchburg, VA 24501

The Education and Reasearch Foundation Inc. is a client focused clinical trial service. Their commitment to excellence, ethics, and cost efficiency has carried them to success since 1973. With each project they "ensure timely and accurate data."

Merry Maids

Merry Maids

tel. 434-237-6243

616 Leesville Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502

Merry Maids is a professional cleaning service that "cleans just the way you want each and every time."  They care about quality, your trust, and your protection. If time or cleaning supplies for cleaning your home bother you, Merry Maids can take house cleaning off you things-to-do list and utilize their own cleaning supplies. Such chores as vacuuming, trash removal, dirty appliances, counters, refrigerators, stoves, floors, and bathrooms need never to be a bother again. $100 off 5 bi-weekly cleanings

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    1927 Ford (T) Roadster- Small block auto trans., 4 wheel disc brakes, rack & pinion steering, all new tires & wheels. Less than 500 miles since built. $22,500. Call 434-983-3753

  • Southern Area

    Southern Area Agency on Aging is soliciting bids for various types of insurance coverage: automobile, liability, property, workers compensation, malpractice and directors, officers and trustee's coverage as well as commercial blanket bond. Interested bidders should call the Agency at 276-632-6442 for a Request for Proposal package by June 2, 2015.

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Upcoming events

  • Saturday, June 6, 2015
  • Uncle Billy's Day Festival

    Two fun-filled days of live music, crafts, food vendors, flee market, carnival, Sat. night fireworks - something for the entire family.  Admission to the festival and all BANDS are FREE!  Something for every member of the family to enjoy. For more information go towww.UncleBillysDayFestival.com. 

  • Friday, June 5, 2015
  • Watch Live Glassblowing

    See glassblowers at work daily at Sunspots Studios in Staunton. Open seven days a week, you can bring the whole family to watch glassblowers reveal their craft for free until 4pm. The spacious gallery is full of locally-made and in-house art glass, local and fair trade accessories, and jewelry. Sunspots is also an authorized retailer of Pandora, Alex and Ani, and Endless jewelry lines. For a more hands-on experience, step into the glass studio and help the artist create a one-of-a-kind, keepsake ornament, blown by you. Reservations are available every Saturday. Cost is $40-45. For more information, call 540.885.0678

  • WILD! SUMMER CAMP 2015

    This summer, your kids will discover the "nature" of Wintergreen and the Blue Ridge wilderness! In June, Early Explorers (ages 6-8, June 2-6) participate in a special week of hikes, games, crafts, discoveries and more that put them "in touch" with the natural features and creatures at Wintergreen. In July, our programs for Junior Explorers (ages 9-12, July 14-18) are all about experiencing nature, introducing new skills, and outdoor adventures. Spaces are limited so register today! For more information and to register, please visit our website, http://www.twnf.org/summer-nature-camp/#.VQ2C_o7F-_s or call 434-325-8169.