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Student who received scholarship to Liberty University after bringing guns to school admits to lyingThe North Carolina student who was offered a full scholarship to Liberty University is now admitting he lied. Cole Withrow was arrested at the end of April for bringing two unloaded shotguns to his high school. He claimed it was an accident, saying...
PRINCETON, N.C. (AP) -- A lawyer for Johnston County schools says a teen who said he left two unloaded shotguns in his car at school will be allowed to graduate. Eighteen-year-old David Cole Withrow was arrested Monday on a felony charge of bringing a...
George Jones, the peerless, hard-living country singer who recorded dozens of hits about good times and regrets and peaked with the heartbreaking classic "He Stopped Loving Her Today," has died. He was 81. Publicist Kirt Webster says Jones died Friday...
WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterIt's not often you hear of someone who is just 16 years old dying from cancer, but Glenvar High School Student Michael Sandridge lost his battle with cancer in January. Now the Glenvar community is coming together to help fight cancer in memory of...
A 5th grade teacher from Pearisburg and a 9th and 10th grade teacher from Washington County were presented with $25,000 and international trips as recipients of the 14th annual McGlothlin Awards for Teaching Excellence. Pamela J. MacDonald and Steve Ahn...
A big announcement tonight from Roanoke College. Tonight, the school announced the start of its project called "Roanoke Rising: The Campaign for Roanoke College." Officials say it's the school's largest campaign in its 171-year history. A family of a...
reporterShe served and was honored for her efforts in World War II when most women didn't even work outside the home. Sunday, Evelyn "Chappy" Kowalchuk of Smith Mountain Lake died. Kowalchuk was an Lieutenant and served as an Army Flight Nurse during the war....
WDBJ7 anchor/reporterFamily and friends of a young man killed two years ago spent their Saturday bowling and raising money in his honor. Alex Ernandes was just 20 years old when he was shot and killed by a former friend. Saturday, a special scholarship was dedicated to...
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ReporterAlonzo Haynes died in Italy during World War II. Friday afternoon, his family finally received the medals he earned almost 70 years ago. Tollie Haynes placed a wreath honoring his brother beneath the Overlord Arch at the National D-Day Memorial....
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A veteran in Buckingham County has been awarded the medals he earned during World War II. Eighty-nine-year-old Charles Lewis received two Distinguished Flying Crosses and eight Air Medals on Wednesday during a ceremony at the Buckingham Veterans of...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefThere's a place in Lynchburg where you can sail down the James River, without ever leaving dry land. Where children can slide and adults can climb through four floors of fun. It's all part of learning at Amazement Square. "It is a place where...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefVeterans who earned the Purple Heart medal share a special bond and one group is trying to bring them together. The Military Order of the Purple Heart in Lynchburg is trying to round up every African American in the area that's earned the honor. It's...
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