Dreaming of doughnuts

Accomplish— Mama Crockett’s is owned by F.W. Willis, Coulter Sims and Shad Sims. Photo provided

Three men fulfill an ambition by selling sweet treats from a remodeled trailer What do three young men, a refurbished trailer and a vision all have in common? Doughnuts. But, for co-business partners Coulter Sims and Shad Sims of Utah and F.W. Willis of Virginia, a dream of selling fresh …

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Market reaches locals

old-fashioned — An antique soda shoppe sits in the corner of the market. Photo credit: RJ Goodwin

Owners of the Corner Market aim to bless their customers with high-quality products Home. The place we long for, where we feel comfort and acceptance. The place where the scent of good food floods through the nostrils and overpowers the senses. The place where kindness is abundant and joy overflows. …

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Lynchburg profits from love

Treats — CAO Artisan Chocolates has been a hot spot to visit for Valentine’s Day. Photo provided

Good weather over the weekend holiday results in increased sales for shops Characterized by blustery winds and blue skies, this year’s Valentine’s Day did everything but mirror the weather of Feb. 14 last year. The business of local shops bloom by Doyle’s and CAO Artisan Chocolates were hindered last year …

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Unplugging the addiction

“Only the wearer knows where the shoe pinches.” This is what Liberty University Pastoral Counselor Dr. Arllen Ade tells people when they ask him why he should talk to them about pornography. “So what gives me the right to talk to (men) about pornography addiction — I have also struggled …

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Shredding the slopes

Grind — For snowboarders, skiers and spectators, Snowflex offers convenience, but other resorts in Virginia ito visit are Bryce, Massanutten and Wintergreen. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Family-friendly ski resorts offer opportunities to relax and compete While Virginia may not offer snow all winter long, the state still offers options for students to ski, snowboard and enjoy winter weather on the slopes through ski resorts close to Lynchburg. Bryce Resort in Jackson, Massanutten Resort in Rockingham County, …

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Profiting from pants

Care — The Truexes commit to providing Cambodian native Leangkim Sua with medical care. Photo provided

Marianne Truex is selling exotic-printed trousers to help a 12-year-old girl Selling exotic printed pants from Cambodia may seem like a random hobby to many people, but for junior Marianne Truex it holds a significant meaning and purpose. In 2003, Marianne Truex and her family moved to Cambodia, where her …

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Photo Expo

Lauren Adriance

Students compete for prizes They say that a picture is worth 1,000 words, and students at Liberty University get the chance to express 1,000 words at the Student Activities (SA) Photo Expo Feb. 21, where they can show off their photography skills or enjoy a night of student work. “It …

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Trip Lee in concert

Performance — Trip Lee has previously performed at Liberty with rapper Tedashi and is now touring for his “Rise” album with KB. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Rapper and author will visit Liberty University Thursday, Feb. 5 Acclaimed rapper, author, pastor and Brag Ministry founder, William Lee Barefield III, known by his stage name Trip Lee, will be performing at Liberty University Feb. 5 at 8 p.m. in the LaHaye Event Space. This will be his fourth …

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Local superhero

guard — Spider-Man aspires to help the citizens of Lynchburg. Photo credit: Amber Tiller

Spider-Man can be seen saving the day around campus Known for swinging around between the buildings of New York City, Spider-Man, also known as Peter Parker, now resides in Lynchburg for the school year..Spider-Man, a new resident of Liberty’s campus since last semster, has been standing guard against super villains …

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Jazzing up gospel music

strum — Kevin Turner performed for students and concertgoers Jan. 27. Photo credit: Amber Tiller

School of Music kicks off Christian Artist Series with guitarist Kevin Turner Inspired by gospel music and the work of popular jazz artists, Kevin Turner took the stage at Liberty University’s School of Music Christian Artist Series in Towns Auditorium Jan. 27. Nominated for a Stellar Award, a gospel music …

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Work hard, plan harder

Task — While mission trips offer challenges of their own, students have to first raise the money to go. Photo provided

Before students travel on mission trips, they must raise the necessary funds Matthew 28:18-20, the Bible passage also known as the Great Commission, has impacted many lives by inspiring people to go out into the mission field and share the gospel of Jesus Christ with people around the country and …

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Residential rappers

performers — Rappers Jessy and Czar Josh, two on-campus students, participate with BTGUM concerts, outings and service projects around the Lynchburg area. Photo credit: Kiara Leers

Bridging the Gap Urban Ministries shares the gospel via rap and step-dance Jennifer Person of Bridging the Gap Urban Ministries (BTGUM) defines ministry as a way to advertise Jesus Christ to a dying and lost world. “To me, ministry is basically serving,” Person said. “It’s to share the love of …

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Students relive the ’90’s

Board games, root beer floats and images from ’90s TV shows welcomed students as they converged on the LaHaye Event space Friday night, Jan. 23, for SA @ Night. The doors to the LaHaye event space opened at 10 p.m. as students entered into a colorfully decorated room. Balloons hung …

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An extraordinary gift

writer —  After years of persistent work, Samantha Moran’s work was published. Photo provided

Senior Samantha Moran’s book shows a journey of faith, trust and love Samantha Grace Moran always dreamed about being a published author. She never imagined that she would be one at the age of 21. But that is exactly what she is. “I’ve pretty much wanted to be an author …

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Fresh food made fast

COLORFUl — Two years ago, Sean Bailey was running “The Canopy Food Truck” in downtown Lynchburg. Now, he and his fiancé, Anne Dorman, now own Crisp. Photo provided

Crisp, a salad and juice bar, makes healthy cuisine available for students The move toward buying local and eating organic food is a trend that is spreading across the country. Lynchburg is welcoming this trend into the city with downtown’s newest concept, Crisp, a salad and juice bar offering natural …

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