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After 43 years of wandering the desert, as he describes it, Hylan Hubbard III finally came home to retire in Lynchburg.
Annual Dunbar High School reunion draws hundreds of alumni Lynchburg News and Advance
The former majorettes and cheerleaders of Dunbar High School aren't as limber as they used to be, but their smiles beamed big as ever Saturday morning.
From the archives: The 1950s in the Lynchburg area Lynchburg News and Advance
The 1950s were a boom time for construction in Lynchburg, when the Hill City saw the building of a new E.C. Glass High School and the Preston Glenn airport, ...
Lynchburg museum recognizes local African-American veterans for Black History Month WSLS 10
LYNCHBURG, Va. - For Black History Month, Lynchburg's museum has popup exhibits recognizing locals who made history. People who stop by will see a table ...
NAACP presents ‘Reflections on life in Lynchburg’ Lynchburg News and Advance
Nearly 58 years ago, Doris Waller was working her normal shift at Patterson's Drug Store in downtown Lynchburg when six students walked in. She never ...
Good Samaritans exhibit kicks off Black History Month at Lynchburg Museum Lynchburg News and Advance
Being a Good Samaritan in Lynchburg has historically meant helping out others in the community during times of need, and it was a distinguished, organized ...
12 selected for VIA Heritage Association 2019 Hall of Fame Richmond Free Press
The Virginia Interscholastic Association's 2019 Hall of Fame is glowing with noted Richmonders. Basketball legends Bobby Dandridge and Charles Bonaparte, ...
Preserving Lynchburg. One Marker At a Time. WVTF
Lynchburg native Jane Baber White has no formal training as a historian. But over time, she's turned into one. A former gardener and director of the Old.
Dunbar Collection at the Lynchburg Museum among Black History Month events Lynchburg News and Advance
A rare collection of photographs, administrative documents, newsletters, news clippings and other memorabilia from Dunbar High School will be on display at ...
Notable Central Virginia Deaths of 2018 Lynchburg News and Advance
The staff of The News & Advance reflected on the influential people from the Lynchburg area who died in 2018, including civil rights pioneer Lynda Woodruff, ...
From the archives: E.C. Glass High School, the early years Lynchburg News and Advance
E.C. Glass history reaches all the way back to Edward Christian Glass, superintendent of Lynchburg Schools from 1879 to 1931. In 1920, Lynchburg Public High ...
Black History Month: Lynchburg Museum weekly exhibits, scanning project among events Lynchburg News and Advance
The Lynchburg Museum will be dipping into its archives next month to highlight various aspects of Lynchburg's African-American community.
Lynchburg integration pioneer Lynda Woodruff dies Lynchburg News and Advance
Lynda Woodruff's commitment to the civil rights movement was almost military in its totality. She was drafted, in a sense, and spent four years in *service* to that ...
SWAIN JR., Raymond Lewis Roanoke Times
June 20, 1942 October 23, 2018 Raymond Lewis Swain Jr., of Roanoke, Va., affectionately known as (Rico), the beloved son of the late Raymond and Mae ...
Community celebrates dedication of local 'humble spirit' Lynchburg News and Advance
Although Herman Jones has served several of his hometown churches for more than a quarter century, he said he took a circuitous path to get back to the place ...
Photos: Saluting Our Veterans | Saluting Our Veterans Lynchburg News and Advance
Nominator. Patricia Ring. Veteran's *Service* Information. Military Branch: Army. Town from time of *service*: Lynchburg. Highest rank: Specialist 5th Class. Years in ...
The Legacy of Lynda Woodruff Lynchburg News and Advance
Who can imagine the courage it must have taken that January morning in 1962 when Lynda Woodruff and Owen Cardwell walked through the door of E.C. Glass ...
Dunbar Middle School Honors Basketball Player From School's Segregated Past WSET
Lynchburg, VA - 66 year old Wheeler Hughes was honored in his High School where he averaged 25 points per game back in 1966. At a special ceremony ...
Mad Lad: Iconic Lynchburg DJ reflects on nearly 50-year career Lynchburg News and Advance
While riding around on his bicycle one afternoon in April 1968, a then-16-year-old Robert Goins spotted an unfamiliar Dodge station wagon with government ...
Former Dunbar students get glimpse of artifacts Lynchburg News and Advance
Former students, teachers, and staff of Dunbar Middle School gathered Friday evening to look over photographs, documents and other memorabilia from their ...
First African American to graduate from Lynchburg College to tell her story Lynchburg News and Advance
When Helen Mundy Witt speaks, history unfurls in vivid and sometimes shocking detail.
Lynchburg Public Library, rooted in segregation’s thaw, marks 50th anniversary Lynchburg News and Advance
From the vantage point of 2016, it's hard to imagine anything less controversial than a public library. Books and their modern derivatives are now considered ...
'A force of nature': Lynchburg native Jennifer Petticolas a staple of theater community Lynchburg News and Advance
Theater is a reflection of life for Lynchburg native Jennifer Petticolas. Her plays touch upon topics and themes that range from menopause to race to suicide.
SECOND LOOK: Carry me away from old Virginia GoDanRiver.com
Editor's note: “A Second Look” is an occasional column showcasing the hidden histories of the Dad River Region.
Long-neglected court of tennis pioneer reclaimed for history in Lynchburg Lynchburg News and Advance
The outdoor work taking place at 1422 Pierce Street this summer turned out to be more than just a construction project. It was a resurrection.
Ed Barksdale: a statesman and gentleman Lynchburg News and Advance
By those who knew him, Edward Barksdale Sr. was a statesman and a gentleman. The former member of Lynchburg City Council died Thursday at the age of 90.
Lynchburg loses a 'legend' in civil rights leader Walter Fore Jr. Lynchburg News and Advance
On Friday leaders across the city and commonwealth mourned the loss of one of Lynchburg's strongest voices, a champion for race relations and the ...
Lynchburg church celebrates 150 years Lynchburg News and Advance
The yellow brick church has been a feature of the corner of Jackson and Ninth streets since a few years after the Civil War. On Sunday, Jackson Street United ...
Residents honored with awards at Lynchburg's State of the City address Lynchburg News and Advance
The 2016 State of the City event Monday night honored five people with the Mayor's Award of Excellence and two people with the Vice Mayor's Young Adult ...
Lynchburg Art Club's 'Local Art by Local Artists' among First Friday openings Lynchburg News and Advance
5th Street Art House, the Academy of Fine Arts, the Lodge of the Fisherman and Riverviews Artspace also will be open.
Remembering Anne Spencer biographer J. Lee Greene Lynchburg News and Advance
The more J. Lee Greene learned about Anne Spencer, the more he wanted to tell her story. Before he could undertake that, however, he first had to convince the ...
The Top 50 Underclassmen Girls In Every Event MileSplit
Check out the top 50 underclassmen female athletes in every indoor event.
Garnell Stamps, civil rights pioneer, dies Lynchburg News and Advance
Even as a young student, L. Garnell Stamps was known for taking the lead and commanding an audience with the power of his words.
Anne Spencer, often forgotten poet of the Harlem Renaissance Amsterdam News
Of the many heralded poets and writers of the fabled Harlem Renaissance, Anne Spencer is among the least known.
Margaret Scott Chew, 96, wife of funeral director The Philadelphia Tribune
Margaret Scott Chew, the wife of Charles H. Chew, a prominent Philadelphia funeral director, died in her sleep on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017. She was 96.
First Friday: Lynchburg artist Bruce Mabry showing work at Warmstreets, Hackensaw Boys playing The Ellington Lynchburg News and Advance
The Academy of Fine Arts, The Legacy Museum of African American History, Cao Artisan Chocolates, the Lynchburg Art Club and more also will be open.
US Top 50 Boys Indoor Rankings At Start Of 2017: Herron Doubles US #1's 200/400 In Birmingham milesplit.com
Check out the current US top 50 deep rankings for the indoor track & field season as of January 1st.
Rev. Al Sharpton To Hold “Justice For Trayvon” Rally On Saturday CBS Atlanta
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton says there will be vigils and rallies in 100 cities this weekend to press for federal civil rights charges against ...
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