A ‘Bliss’ful event for brides

Big band sound serenaded guests as they congregated at the Craddock Terry Gallery in the Riverviews Artspace for wedding ideas and excitement. Friends, mothers and brides-to-be filled the downtown venue for “Bliss: a Fine Wedding Fair,” hosted by the Lynchburg’s bridal blog, Hill City Bride, Saturday Feb. 26. “Bliss is a live version of the blog,” creator of Hill City […]

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Simple faith in action: Megan Chapman

Ever since middle school, Chapman has been interested in religious freedom and political process, but five years ago, something happened to her that changed her dreams. This young girl from Russell County, Ky. stirred national attention when she stood up against the American Civil Liberty’s Union (ACLU) to uphold her constitutional rights. During her senior year of high school, Chapman was elected to be chaplain of her class.

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5k Trail Race challenges students, community

Runners and walkers from all over the community joined together for the third annual Liberty Mountain 5k Trail Race. The 3.1-mile race was held on the Liberty Mountain trail system Saturday morning. The competition started and ended at the Snowflex facility, with various awards given to many of the participants. Student Activities hosted the race and awarded the top three female and male runners in each age group with a medal.

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Around the world in 80 bites

Walking into the Schilling Center Wednesday night, students and guests were met with a melting pot of aromas as they waited in line surrounded by decorations and signs depicting fun-facts about different countries. Even Uncle Sam was there to greet the American participants so they did not go into culture shock. On the other side of a large curtain that separated guests from their international passage, tables adorned flags of different nations and music in various languages permeated the room.

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Do not miss Bliss: A Fine Wedding Fair

Something old, something new and something completely unique is coming to Lynchburg’s downtown. Hill City Bride, a fresh blog for Lynchburg brides-to-be, will be hosting the first “Bliss: a Fine Wedding Fair,” Saturday, Feb. 26, a bridal fair reinvented to be educational and entertaining. “I want it to be a fun upscale experience for (attendees),” Hill City Bride creator Jennifer […]

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Adventure in Hill City

Teams of four entered the gym, poised for action. Faces painted, shoes tied and tee-shirts matching, groups of students filled the Shilling Center, anticipating the day’s festivities. The second annual Hill City Scavenger Hunt was about to begin Saturday, Jan. 29, and students chatted excitedly as they awaited their turn at the registration table.

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For God and country: Tyler Ellwein

Tyler Ellwein, known as TJ to friends and family, is a freshman athletic training major at Liberty. He likes baseball, basketball, working out at the LaHaye Student Center and going on adventures with his friends. Tyler Ellwein is also an Eagle Scout and was recently one of four Eagle Scouts across the U.S. nominated for the Congressional Medal of Honor American Spirit Award.

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Christian camp promises adventure and experience

Kanakuk Kamps, one of the largest Christian sports camp in America, held a recruitment meeting Wednesday, Jan. 26 to raise interest for prospective staff. The Missouri-based camps house over 14,000 campers each summer. Through sports and outdoor activities, camp counselors have the opportunity to minister to campers in many ways. Kanakuk’s sports camps range from seven to 28 nights, and […]

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