Bedford County Sheriff’s Office receives grant to hire 14 more school resource officers
SROs are currently assigned to the county’s six secondary schools, but regularly patrol the other 14 sites -- which allows law enforcement to be present in every school every day. The grant ensures an SRO is assigned to a particular school.
Destructive jumping worms spotted throughout Virginia
The Virginia Tech Department of Entomology reported that this type of worm is becoming widespread across the state of Virginia, and since 2019, they’ve been spotted in multiple different areas, including Bedford County, Montgomery County, and Lynchburg.
Roanoke Valley Schools, Teachers, and Students Earn Top Awards for Teen-Related Traffic Crash and Fatality Prevention Efforts
The Liberty and Jefferson Forest high school YOVASO clubs were among the 15 award winners recognized during the annual Youth of Virginia Speak Out About Traffic Safety (YOVASO) Awards Banquet held Saturday night, July 16, at James Madison University (JMU) in Harrisonburg, Va. A Liberty High School teacher was also recognized, as well as two students from Jefferson Forest High School. From Roanoke Co., Northside High School was recognized, as well as a Life Counselor at the school.
Margaret Ann Reid Wright
Margaret WrightBEDFORD Margaret Ann Reid Wright, 90, of Bedford, passed from this life to her Heavenly home on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019 at the Bedford County Nursing Home. She was born March 14, 1929 in Floyd County, the daughter of the late George Washington Reid and Beulah Thompson Reid. She was retired from Piedmont Label Co., where she worked in the art department. She was a former member of Bedford Professional Women; and attended Ebenezer United Methodist Church and the Longwood Ave. Baptis...therecorderonline.com