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This is a good time to be job hunting. Unemployment is low and many employers need people.

NASA has had an interesting track record this year. So far, they have succeeded at something that was immensely complicated with absolutely no…

We said goodbye to August last week. Monday, we said goodbye to summer.

A couple of weeks ago Bedford Get Together honored local people and businesses for their contribution to the community. One of them was Harrie…

Bedford is growing. At least, come next year it is geographically expanding.

Some schools in the Forest attendance zone are getting crowded. Forest Elementary School and New London Academy are especially full.

After a five-year successful run Bedford County, once again, will not have a county fair. This now makes the third year in a row.

The Bedford Fire Department is offering a great opportunity for teens who are thinking of, or would like to explore, becoming a career firefig…

This week Bedford Town Council canceled its regularly scheduled Tuesday night meeting. Town Council normally meets on the second and fourth Tu…

Listening to “Democrats” and various elements of the left, you would think some great catastrophe occurred when the Supreme Court overturned R…

America lost a hero last week. Hershel “Woody” Williams died on June 29 at the age of 98. He was the last surviving Congressional Medal of Hon…

The 4th of July is right around the corner. It’s Monday. As usual, Bedford will have it’s fireworks on July 3. It’s less expensive to do it th…

The board of supervisors often have to make tough decisions. Budget time involves a lot of those. They have to balance what people in the coun…

Thanks to the family of John and Doris Fowler for their big donation to the National D-Day Memorial Foundation. The $1 million they donated wi…

Susie G. Gibson Legacy and Alumni made a wise decision when they chose to put a highway marker dedicated to Susie G. Gibson at the Welcome Cen…

As of the beginning of next week Bedford has a new police chief. Chief Ronnie Lewis was sworn in in Town Council chambers on May 16 at 9 a.m. …

Bedford County has been making good progress in getting broadband Internet service to everybody in the county. It’s not been as fast as those …

It’s nice to see the cupola has been restored to Bedford Middle School. The dome is shining like a new penny.

One of the great things about local government is that members of local governing bodies usually listen to the people. This happened last mont…

The supervisors heard loud and clear from the citizens at a public hearing last week. Don’t sell the county’s nursing home.

The school board is faced with a problem. The 100-year-old building, located on South Bridge Street, that houses the school division’s central…

Congratulations to Ronnie Lewis on being named Bedford’s new police chief. We are looking forward to working with you.

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One evening last week Congressman Morgan Griffith stopped by Bedford to chat with some farmers. The meeting was set up by District 6 Superviso…