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|Buena Vista's Fiscal '17 Budget Approved
Buena Vista City Council on Thursday approved the city’s Fiscal 2017 budget, setting the city’s real estate tax rate at $1.21 per $100 assessed value.
The tax rate increase is an 11 cent hike in the tax rate, due to the city’s recent property... more >>
|Voter Registration Numbers
Voter registration activity in Virginia is almost 35 percent higher in the first three months of 2016 than in the first three months of 2012, according to election data released by the Virginia Department of Elections.
Roughly 40 percent of new... more >>
|5 Men Charged in Recent Burglaries
Five Lynchburg men are under arrest for burglaries in Madison Heights.
Jermaine Sales, Jorge Ochoa, Austin Fitzgerald, Jeremy Williams and Trevor McIntosh are facing charges.
The charges are connected to the burglaries of a home on Sunset Drive in... more >>
|Virginia Denied Federal Aid
Virginia has been denied for a final time federal assistance after tornadoes hit Appomattox in February.
The Virginia Department of Emergency Management has received word that FEMA will not provide any aid to the... more >>
|RARO's Fund-Raising Campaign
RARO's plan to build a baseball and softball diamond and a multi-purpose playing field on city-owned property near Fox Field is now into its fund-raising campaign.
John Trudgeon, the director of RARO, says they hope to break ground on the project... more >>
|Chesapeake Bay Health Improving
A report by environmental scientists has found that the health of the Chesapeake Bay has improved as efforts to produce runoff from land continue.
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science released the report, which found that... more >>
|New Property Rules in Buena Vista
Buena Vista is enforcing a newly revised ordinance that attempts to crack down on property-owners that allow their properties to become eyesores, with abandoned vehicles, tall grass and trash on the property.
Property-owners will have 20 days to act... more >>