Liberty News

Past Months

October 2007

Scaremare still going strong after 35 years

ScareMare has thrilled and chilled more than 300,000 visitors since its inception in 1972, with more than 20,700 taking the spooky tour this year.

10.31.2007 | Read More

LU represented at Chick-fil-A dodgeball tournament in Richmond, VA

A team representing Liberty University placed ninth among 200 teams in a Chick-fil-A-sponsored dodgeball tournament in Richmond on Saturday. The team, comprised of four current resident assistants, one former resident assistant and two resident directors competed under the name “Jerry Jr.’s Boys.”

10.29.2007 | Read More

Liberty freshman puts the pedal to the metal in California

Wearing fireproof clothing doesn’t usually equate to having fun, but that’s exactly what it means for 19-year-old Liberty University freshman and race car driver Stephen Berry. A Huddleston native, Berry began his racing career at age 14 behind the wheel of a professional Go-Kart and has recently advanced to NASCAR’s Busch East Series.

10.24.2007 | Read More

Building a bright future: Chancellor eyes endowment effort

Liberty University Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. is a man on a mission. Building endowment for the 36-year-old Lynchburg, Va., school is at the top of his to-do list. Armed with $29 million in proceeds paid from a life insurance policy on his late father, LU founder the Rev. Jerry Falwell, he is in position to pay off all of the school’s current debt.

10.19.2007 | Read More

Burial park nears completion

Falwell, the founder of LU and Thomas Road Baptist Church, died May 15 at the age of 73. He is buried on the lawn of the former Carter Glass mansion where his office was located at the time of his death.

10.17.2007 | Read More

Making Waves: WRVL Broadens Footprint

Nearly three decades ago, Jerry Edwards came to Lynchburg looking for a Bible study. He found a broadcasting career. Now, the veteran morning drive-time announcer and general manager of WRVL-FM (88.3) radio is experiencing growing pains.

10.17.2007 | Read More

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