Bedford will ‘Never Forget’

The D-Day Memorial held a ceremony to bring awareness of POW/MIAs of America Citizens of Bedford and surrounding counties came out to “Never Forget,” a prisoner of war/missing in action (POW/MIA) awareness event, at 11 a.m., Sept. 21. The ceremony was originally supposed to be held at the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Va., but rainy weather forced the event […]

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Get! Downtown revives business

Lynchburg celebrates business by inviting people to stroll up and down Main Street at the fifth-annual event Even though superstitions surround Friday the 13th, people ventured out onto Main Street to enjoy loud music and fair food at Lynchburg’s fifth-annual Get!Downtown event. Street vendors lined Main Street between 8th and 13th St. to promote their establishments and rejuvenate the streets […]

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Colorado floods devastate

Heavy rain causes destruction, killing six and impacting members of the Liberty family Northern Colorado has been hammered by heavy rains and catastrophic flooding since Sept. 9, causing six deaths and leaving thousands of homes destroyed. Although Colorado is half a country away from Liberty University’s campus, Liberty Online adjunct faculty Jessica Cromley and Trisha Anderson are both in the […]

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Brunch supports spouses

The Office of Military Affairs hosted the event Saturday in order to foster fellowship Liberty University’s Office of Military Affairs hosted its second-annual military spouse brunch Saturday, Sept. 21 in the Hancock Welcome Center. The event was intended to introduce military spouses to each other in order to build a support group within the military community at Liberty, according to […]

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Magazine highlights trail system

Trail Runner Magazine features Blue Ridge trails, as well as Liberty employees Brenton and Jamie Swyers Liberty Mountain and the greater Blue Ridge area have been popular trail running spots for years, but earlier in September, the trails were promoted by Trail Runner Magazine, which featured two Liberty University employees. The magazine encourages off-road exercise as a way of living […]

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Registration begins

With the 2013 election for Virginia state governor quickly approaching, Liberty University students and faculty are filling out registration forms and preparing to vote in early November. The 2013 ballot will have three main candidates running for Virginia governor: Democrat Terry McAuliffe, businessman of Fairfax County and chairman of the Democratic National Committee, Republican Ken Cuccinelli, attorney general of Virginia, […]

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D.C. shooting hits home

Current and former students receive encouragement after losing family members A shooting at the Washington, D.C., Navy Yard killed 12 people and left at least eight injured when gunman Aaron Alexis opened fire Monday, Sept. 16. According to NBC News, Alexis entered the building with a valid pass and made his way to the fourth floor, where he began shooting […]

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