Governor Ralph Northam provides an update on coronavirus efforts on March 19, 2020.  (Governor's Facebook Page)
(Governor's Facebook Page)
March 25, 2020 - 3:54 pm
Richmond, Va. ( - Virginia has recorded an additional three coronavirus-related deaths. State Epidimiologist Lillian Peake says two are from the Williamsburg area, and one is from the Danville-area. The fatalities bring Virginia's total to 12. Virginia saw a one day jump of cases...
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Liberty University's football stadium is empty as students were welcomed back to the university's campus, Tuesday March 24 , 2020, in Lynchburg, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
(AP Photo/Steve Helber)
March 25, 2020 - 9:24 am
By SARAH RANKIN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Officials in Lynchburg, Virginia, said Tuesday they were fielding complaints about the hundreds of students who have returned from spring break to Liberty University, where President Jerry Falwell Jr. welcomed them back amid the new coronavirus...
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(AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
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September 25, 2019 - 5:36 pm
By SARAH RANKIN and ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The accrediting body that oversees Liberty University has asked the college for more information about recent news reports that have questioned President Jerry Falwell Jr.'s leadership style and personal business interests, a...
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December 18, 2018 - 2:23 pm
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — A Virginia museum has halted plans to display a battle flag used by a Confederate regiment during the Civil War. The News & Advance reports the Lynchburg Museum's advisory board raised concerns about its history and associations when Museum Director Ted Delaney notified...
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November 24, 2018 - 9:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Liberty University has announced that first lady Melania Trump will participate in a "town hall" discussion at Liberty University next week about the opioid epidemic. Also participating in the Nov. 28 event will be Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, Health and Human...
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(Taylor Irby/The News & Advance via AP)
August 03, 2018 - 12:15 pm
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — UPDATE (WRVA): At 3pm, Lynchburg city officials said the dam at College Lake appears stable, and that repairs are underway to further stabilize it. Once that takes place, people will be able to return to their homes downstream. However, there will also be around-the clock...
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(Lathan Goumas/The News & Advance via AP)
May 20, 2018 - 9:18 am
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter took a gentle poke at President Donald Trump at the start of a commencement address to graduates of Liberty University in Virginia. Taking the podium Saturday to a standing ovation a year after Trump spoke to Liberty graduates, Carter took note of...
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