Special Programs

Program Name


City Council Swearing-in 1-3-23 New Lynchburg City Council member is sworn in. 
City Council Swearing-In 1-2-23 New Lynchburg City Council members are sworn in. 
LPD Swearing-In Ceremony 12-15-22 Lynchburg Police Department swears in new officers.
LPD Press Conference 11-18-22 Lynchburg Police Department address recent gun violence.
LPD Promotions Ceremony 11-4-22 Lynchburg Police promotes officers.
LFD Awards 2022 Lynchburg Fire Department honors firefighters.

Real Estate Rehabilitation and Renovation

Program 10-21-22

Learn how to reduce real estate taxes on certain properties.
LFD Memorial Service 10-21-22 Lynchburg Fire Department honors fallen firefighters.
LPD Ground Breaking 9-30-22 Lynchburg Police Department breaks ground on the new headquarters.
Electric Car Rodeo 9-20-22 Fleet Services announces electric cars being added to the city's vehicle fleet.
League of Women Voters Council Candidates Forum 2022 The Lynchburg Chapter of the League of Women Voters present a forum with candidates for City Council.
EDM Groundbreaking 8-22-22 City leaders and company officials break ground on an expansion for Electronic Design & Manufacturing,   August 22, 2022
LPD Swearing-In Ceremony  6-16-22 Lynchburg Police welcome three new officers to their ranks   June 16, 2022
Ivy Creek Solar Power Display Dedication  6-14-22 City officials and local business partners dedicate the new solar power educational display at the Ivy Creek Park cabin.  June 14, 2022
Older Americans Month Celebration  5-27-22 Parks and Rec officials and a Lynchburg Symphony quintet honor our city's Older Americans.  May 27, 2022
Lynchburg Adult Drug Treatment Court Graduation  Court officials honor those who have completed an alternative drug treatment program.  May 26, 2022
LFD EMS Awards Ceremony  5-18-22 Annual ceremony honoring the Fire Dept.'s top EMS providers.  May 18, 2022
LPD Memorial Service  5-16-22 Annual service honoring fallen law enforcement officers from around the Commonwealth.  May 16, 2022
2022 State of the City Address    4-18-22 City leaders deliver the annual State of the City message from Council chambers.  April 18, 2022
Lynchburg Fire Dept. Graduation  4-11-22 16 members of Recruit Class #21 graduate from the LFD training program.   April 11, 2022
Kelso Historical Marker Dedication  2-15-22 School officials and family members dedicate an historical marker honoring public education pioneer Samuel F. Kelso.   February 15, 2022
Main Street Renewal Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony 12-13-21 City leaders and AEP officials celebrate the completion of the main portion of the Main Street Renewal project.  December 13, 2021
LPD Funding News Conference  12-10-21 City leaders discuss efforts to raise starting pay for police officers.  December 10, 2021
LFD Promotions Ceremony  11-8-21 The Lynchburg Fire Department honors graduates of its Accelerated Academy and promotes 13 others to the ranks of Master FF and Captain.  November 8, 2021
WWI Memorial Rededication  11-6-21 Local DAR officials re-dedicate the World War I memorial which was relocated to the Jones Memorial Library grounds.  November 6, 2021
COVID-19 News Briefing   9-15-21 Local health officials share information on infection and hospitalization rates and urge citizens to get vaccinated.  Sept. 15, 2021
9-11 20th Anniversary Ceremony   9-10-21 Ceremony at Monument Terrace honoring those who died in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.   Sept. 10, 2021
Infrastructure Legislation News Conf.  8-24-21 Local, state and federal officials gather to rally support for passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure bill in Congress.   August 24, 2021
LPD Jail Disturbance News Conference 8-11-21 Police, city leaders discuss the overnight jail disturbance at the Blue Ridge Regional Jail. 8-11-21
LPD Accreditation Public Hearing  8-9-21 Local law enforcement, citizens speak at public hearing for the Lynchburg Police Department's accreditation process.   August 9, 2021
City Manager Swearing-in Ceremony  8-6-21 New City Manager Wynter C. Benda is officially sworn in to the position.   August 6, 2021
Two-Way Traffic Returns to Main Street City leaders celebrate the opening of two-way traffic on Main Street for the first time in more than 60 years.  July 30, 2021
Water Resource Recovery Facility Dedication City officials dedicate a new $4-million holding tank designed to help capture and treat contaminated stormwater before it's released into the James River.  7-29-21
Parks & Rec Director's Report - July 2021 P&R Director Jennifer Jones answer the most-asked questions about Parks & Rec programming, trails and facililites.  
Commonwealth Games News Conf.  7-14-21 Local leaders announce details of the 2021 Commonwealth Games to take place at Liberty University.
LPD Swearing-In Ceremony   6-17-21 Lynchburg Police Department swears in eight new officers to the force. 
Economic Development Authority Meeting  6-17-21 Monthly meeting of the Lynchburg EDA.
Emmett's Angel The effort to save and restore the most iconic grave marker in the Old City Cemetery.
Education Task Force Steering Cmte.  3-3-21 Members of the Education Task Force Steering Committee meet to discuss their progress.  March 3, 2021
LFD Accreditation Hearing  2-22-21 The Lynchburg Fire Department becomes just the 15th fire department in Virginia to receive international accreditation.  February 22, 2021
Monument Terrace Troops Rally Week #1000 Local veterans and supporters mark the 1,000th straight week of their rally at Monument Terrace in support of America's military personnel.  January 29, 2021
COVID Vaccine News Conference  1-22-21 City leaders and health officials discuss plans for the rollout of vaccines in the next phase of COVID innoculations  January 22, 2021
College Lake Dam Removal Meeting 11-12-20 City officials and local experts conduct a virtual public meeting to discuss the plans to remove the College Lake dam.
Veterans Day Observance  11-11-20 Local veterans gather at Monument Terrace to honor those who have served in America's military.  November 11, 2020
Blackwater Creek Trail Extension Dedication   Ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new trestle bridge and trail extension from the Ed Page entrance to Linkhorne Middle School.  October 22, 2020
YLANE Awards Presentations   Lynchburg Optimist Club recognizes four young people with Youth Leadership awards.  October 15, 2020
LFD Memorial Ceremony Annual memorial ceremony for the Lynchburg firefighters who have died in the line of duty.  October 10, 2020
Overlook Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony City leaders dedicate the newly-restored Overlook at Riverside Park.  September 4, 2020
EDA Business Recovery Loan Program General information about a unique loan program.
Lynchburg Refuse Collection Changes Fee and proceedure changes to the trash collection system.
LPD Swearing In Ceremony 8-6-20 New police officers are sworn in.
Overlook Construction Finished Repairs to the historic Overlook at Riverside Park have been completed.   August, 2020
COVID - 19 Press Conference 8-3-20 Public health officials give an update on local cases.
Library Curbside Service Library staff work to provide residents with books and other material, even when the library is closed.
Battling the Emerald Ash Borer Beetle City arborist Sarah Hagan explains how the city is working to save some of its historic ash trees from the destructive ash borer beetle.
Pathway to Pride Groundbreaking  May 12, 2020 Old City Cemetery officials and Mayor Tweedy break ground on a new brick pathway that will highlight some of the most noteworthy African-American residents buried in the cemetery, including educator and philanthropist Amelia Pride.  5-12-20
Public Works Rodeo Public Works employees cross train on heavy equipment.https://youtu.be/xYx-T807Xyk
LFD News Conference  March 31, 2020 Fire Chief Greg Wormser and City leaders announce a Lynchburg firefighter has tested positive for COVID-19.
LCS News Conference  March 23, 2020 School officials update citizens on efforts to provide meals to children outside of school.  3-23-20
Mayor Tweedy Covid-19 Press Conference City officials update citizens on the information on the virus.
Krise Building Open House Developers and city leaders tour the newly-renovated Krise Building downtown.  1-30-20
Jefferson Park Neighborhood Center Dedication     City leaders dedicate the newly-renovated Jefferson Park neighborhood center in the Dearington neighborhood.   1-30-20
LPD Link Road Press Conference LPD officials present the findings of the internal investigation.
Blackwater Creek Trail Expansion Ceremony City leaders break ground on a $1.9 million expansion to the Blackwater Creek trail system that will utilize the old railroad bridge over Langhorne Road.  December 5, 2019
CloudFit Software A leading software company makes downtown Lynchburg its headquarters.
Starr Hill Brewery Media Event A Central Virginia business expands in downtown.
Tessy Plastics Open House A Lynchburg manufacturer announces the expansion of their facility.
GLTC Annual Stockholders Meeting 2019 Officals review GLTC's annual performance.
Fire Department Bailout Training  Lynchburg firefighters train in the use of new technology that allows them to escape a burning building through a window.
Community Code Compliance Team: College Hill Walk-Thru The Code Compliance Team conducts a walk-through of the College Hill neighborhood, along with Police and community leaders. Sept. 25, 2019
Point of Honor Garden Dedication Museum and Garden Club officials dedicate the new garden on the North Lawn of Point of Honor.  Sept. 19, 2019
Lynchburg Fire Department Promotions 2019 Several Fire Department officals move up in rank.
Miller Park Wall Restoration A century-old wall at Miller Park is taken apart and reconstructed to save it from collapsing and to boost pedestrian safety.
Pocket Park Dedication City and downtown leaders dedicate a new pocket park on Church Street.  May 22, 2019
Old City Cemetery Rose Festival Rosarian Kaye Moomaw talks about the hundreds of varieties of roses in bloom at the Old City Cemetery.
2019 International Festival Fourth annual International Festival brings thousands to the riverfront to celebrate the City's diversity.
LPD Wreath Laying Ceremony The Lynchburg Police Department honors fallen heroes.
LPD Groundbreaking The city begins the process of building a new police headquarters.
State of the City 2019 City officials and the community come together to celebrate the city's accomplishments.
Love Where You Live Cleanup State and local leaders along with dozens of volunteers pitch in to help clean up tons of trash from Lynchburg's roadways. April 11-13, 2019
Project B.I.K.E. Ceremony  Community leaders and first responders award new bicycles to area school children who have shown significant progress in the areas of personal responsibility, respect and academics.  January 18, 2019
Academy of Music Theater Re-Opens More than 60 years after it closed, the historic Academy of Music Theater has been fully renovated and re-opened. 
Growth Through Opportunity Graduation The first class of graduates are honored by public officials, friends and family.
3CT Diamond Hill Walk-Through The Community Code Compliance Team walks through the Diamond Hill Historic District with local residents to hear their concerns about public safety and other code issues.
Daniels Hill Rec Center Ribbon Cutting Community members and city officials come together to reopen the Daniels Hill Rec Center.
College Hill Rec Center Ribbon Cutting Community members and city officials come together to reopen the College Hill Rec Center.
GLTC Annual Stockholder's Meeting 10-24-18 The GLTC board holds its annual meeting and gets an update on the status of the transit operation. 
Artist Bobby Fuller The Free Clinic of Central Virginia and Bobby Fuller work together to bring public art to downtown Lynchburg.
Hurricane Press Conferenc 9-11-18 Officals provide information about the upcoming storm.
Night Out Against Crime 2018 Music, food and fun at Riverfront park.
The Aviary Lynchburg Public Works departments renovates the Aviary
Lynchburg Fire Department Promotions LFD promotions ceremony.
College Lake Dam Press Conference 8-3-18 Lynchburg officials give an update on the effects of the recent storm.
Odd Fellows Road Ribbon Cutting 7-30-18 A ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the Odd Fellows Road/460 interchange.
Logans Lane Roundabout Update An update on the Logans Lane construction project.
Main Street Renewal Public Meeting Officials discuss the major utility projects that will impact Main Street starting in mid-2019.  July 19, 2018
LPD Press Conference: Triangle Place A press conference concerning the police shooting on Triangle Place.
Poverty to Progress: A Community Gathering An update on Poverty to Progress.  6-28-18
Team Rubicon Cleanup Retired military veterans volunteer with brush cleanup along Blackwater Creek.  June 22, 2018
LFD Recruit School Graduation 15 new firefighters are sworn in at the graduation of Recruit School #17.  June 11, 2018
GLTC Awards Ceremony GLTC honors employees who performed well in recent state and national roadeo competitions. 
Hollins Mill Canoe Landing Dedication Ribbon-cutting ceremony for the first canoe landing on Blackwater Creek.
Johnson Tennis Court Dedication Dedication of the new tennis court at the home of Dr. "Whirlwind" Johnson on Pierce Street.
International Festival 2018 Third annual International Festival brings a wide variety of music, food and entertainment to the riverfront.
The April 2018 Tornado Response & Recovery Scenes from the destruction left behind by the 4/15/18 tornado and how the community pitched in to help those affected by the storm.
Main Street Bridge Detour Main Street Bridge Detour
League of Women Voters Candidates Forum 7 candidates debate issues trying to win one of three seats on City Council.
Jefferson Street Parking Meeting Parking director Dave Malewitz discusses the proposed changes for parking in the Jefferson Street area of downtown.  April 12, 2018
NPST Week Ceremony LYNCOM celebrates National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week with the promotion of three employees. April 10, 2018
Framatome Announcement Gov. Northam visits Lynchburg to help Framatome announce it is moving its North American headquarters to the Hill City.  April 4, 2018
Unity In Our Community Program Local leaders host a Unity program to mark the 50th anniversary of Dr. King's death and to remember his visit to E.C. Glass High School in 1962. April 3, 2018
City Council Virginian Hotel Tour City Council Virginian Hotel Tour
Lynchburg Fire Chief Swearing In Lynchburg Fire Chief Swearing In
C-SPAN Cities Tour Announcement C-SPAN producers talk about the Cities Tour they will conduct in Lynchburg during the week of January 22nd.
Hidden Figures: Author Margot Shetterly Author Margot Lee Shetterly and astronaut Leland Melvin discuss their books and their experiences at NASA with the crowd at the 37th annual NAACP Freedom Fund banquet.  Dec. 3, 2017
Bound to the Fire Lecture Historian Dr. Kelley Deetz discusses the complex relationship between antebellum slave owners and their cooks.  November 16, 2017
World War One Memorial Rededication DAR and local officials celebrate the rededication of the World War One marker in front of E.C. Glass High School.  November 12, 2017
Main St. Bridge Replacement Project - Public Meeting #1 Citizens learn more about the year-long project involving the replacement of the Main St. bridge over the Rt. 29 Expressway.
Lynchburg Streetscape Ribbon Cutting 10-27-17 Lynchburg Streetscape Ribbon Cutting 10-27-17
GLTC Annual Meeting 10-25-17 GLTC holds its annual stockholder's meeting and releases its yearly report.
LPD Best Practices Lynchburg Police Department meets with the community to discuss issues and tactics.
LWV Candidates Forum League of Women Voters of Lynchburg host a live candidates forum on LTV.
Poverty to Progress Update 10-5-17 The city holds a community meeting to update citizens on the project's progress.
LPD CAT Team Cabell St. Canvas LPD's Community Action Team and the Code Compliance Team conduct walk-throughs in the Cabell Street area to address residents' concerns about crime and other issues in their neighborhood.  August 29th & Sept. 14th, 2017
Get! Downtown 2017 Annual street festival draws thousands to downtown Lynchburg.  Sept. 8, 2017
Significant Fires in Lynchburg  LFD Battalion Chief Robert Lipscomb talks about some of the major fires in Lynchburg's history.  Sept. 8, 2017
Eclipse Party Solar Eclipse Party at Riverfront Park August 21, 2017
Virginia Teachers Association Historical Marker Ceremony Virginia Teachers Association Historical Marker Ceremony
S. Allen Chambers Program Architectural historian S. Allen Chambers speaks about the unique architecture of the City's Seven Hills.
August 11, 2017
5th Street Phase 3 Community Meeting 8-7-17 5th Street Phase 3 Community Meeting 8-7-17
National Night Out Citizens and law enforcement gather at Miller Park to celebrate the National Night Out Against Crime.  August 1, 2017
3CT - Tinbridge Hill The Community Code Compliance Team tours Tinbridge Hill with neighborhood residents.  July 26, 2017.
Desmond Doss Memorial Dedications The city honors hometown hero and Medal of Honor winner Desmond T. Doss.  7-3-17
GLTC Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony City and state leaders dedicate GLTC's new Operations & Maintenance facility on Bradley Drive.  6-28-17
Stream Restoration Project Public Meeting City officials talk to residents about upcoming efforts to restore Rock Castle Creek.
Main Street Bridge Meeting - White Rock Hill Community Meeting about the bridge replacement project.
Main Street Bridge Meeting - City Hall Community Meeting about the bridge replacement project.
Encore: The History of the Academy of Music Theater Documentary on the past, present and future of Lynchburg's most historic theater, the Academy of Music.
International Festival 2017 Lynchburg celebrates diversity at Riverfront Park.
Police Memorial Week Service  5-15-17 Annual service honoring fallen officers from around the state who died in the line of duty.
Poverty To Progress Kickoff  5-4-17 City leaders and volunteers begin work on Lynchburg's Poverty to Progress initiative.
Wards Ferry Road Community Meeting 5-3-17 Wards Ferry Road Community Meeting 5-3-17
Hug A Tree Event Attempt to break the world record for tree hugging, at Peaks View Park 4-29-17
3CT Daniel's Hill The Community Code Compliance Team walks through the Daniel's Hill neighborhood to discuss concerns with residents.
2017 Lynchburg State of the City 2017 Lynchburg State of the City
Construction Update: Community Market 2-22-14 An update to the parking lot construction project.
Lynchburg City Council \ School Board Meeting 2-7-17 Lynchburg City Council \ School Board Meeting 2-7-17
LFD Station 6 Dedication City leaders and firefighters celebrate the re-opening of the City's oldest fire station after a lengthy renovation project.
LPD Swearing In 12-15-16 LPD welcomes new recruits.
Downtown Lynchburg Construction Update 12-12-16 Community meeting on construction projects.
Lynchburg City Stadium Ribbon Cutting Lynchburg City Stadium Ribbon Cutting
Manor House at Locust Thicket Local historic landmark receives grant funding.
Preserving Your Heirloom Textiles Textile preservation expert Colleen Callahan shares her tips on preserving heirloom textiles such as dresses, uniforms and quilts during a presentation at the Courthouse Museum.
GLTC Annual Meeting Transit and City officials gather for the annual Stakeholder's meeting.
Library Proposed Renovations Public Meeting Architects and citizens gather to discuss potential improvements at the Lynchburg Public Library.
State Games of America News Conference Officials with Liberty University, VA Amateur Sports and the City of Lynchburg announce they have won the bid to host the 2019 State Games of America.
Let's Move Press Conference Lynchburg Mayor Joan Foster and two students are invited to the White House.
Solid Waste 2030 Public Meeting Region 2000 leaders learn more about the long-term options for dealing with solid waste management in the coming years.
Agar Retirement Ceremony The Lynchburg Police Department gathers to say goodbye and thank you to K-9 Officer Agar after five years of service. 
LFD Recruit School Graduation The Lynchburg Fire Department welcomes five new firefighters from their 15th Recruit School during a ceremony at the Miller Center.
The Wreck of the Old 97 Howard Gregory presents an informative look at the events surrounding this historic train wreck that was memorialized in song. 
Heritage HS Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony & Tour City and school officials cut the ribbon on the new Heritage High School, plus highlights from the media tour of the facility.
Fairview Heights Community Meeting Citizens get updates on what the City is doing to improve the safety and appearance of the Fairview Heights neighborhood.
Group Home Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Officials cut the ribbon on Lynchburg's new Group Home for juveniles in need of intervention.
The Ota Benga Story - A New Chapter LTV follows a delegation of Congolese diplomats who recently visited Lynchburg to discuss the possibility of bringing Ota Benga's remains back to Africa, 100 years after his death.
Past, Present & Future of the Ninth Street Bridge A detailed look at the history of the 180-year-old Ninth Street Bridge and how it will be repaired and restored.
LPD Body Worn Cameras Community Meeting Lynchburg Police Department talks with the community about the Body Worn Camera program.
LPD Swearing In Ceremony July 6, 2016 Lynchburg's newest officers are sworn in.
Ninth St. Bridge Replacement Public Meeting Project leaders explain the impact of replacing the 180-year-old Ninth Street bridge on traffic and parking in the Jefferson St. area.  June 27, 2016
3CT Younger Park The Community Code Compliance Team conducts a walk-thru of the neighborhood around Younger Park in Fairview Heights.  June 15, 2016
Two-Way Traffic Meeting  Downtown stakeholders hear more about plans to convert Main and Church Streets to two-way traffic within the next two years.  May 23, 2016
Riverside Park Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony City leaders and local Kiwanis Club members cut the ribbon celebrating the completion of the steam train exhibit and other improvements at Riverside Park.  May 19, 2016
Downtown Paid Parking System Public Meeting City officials explain the new paid parking system coming to the Community Market and the 1200 block of Main Street.  May 11, 2016
Arbor Day Ceremony Students at the Laurel Regional Program celebrate Arbor Day by planting new trees on their school's campus.  April 29, 2016
Fairview Heights Community Meeting City leaders, police meet with residents to discuss concerns about crime and other problems in the Fairview Heights neighborhood. 
3CT Dodd Street Community Code Compliance Team walks through the Fort Hill neighborhood of Dodd Street.
Mark Herring - LWV Mark Herring visits League of Women Voters
Mark Herring - RS Payne Mark Herring visits RS Payne Neighborhood Watch
Community Meeting on Downtown Waterline/Streetscape Improvements 3-1-16 Community Meeting on Downtown Waterline/Streetscape Improvements 3-1-16
Chief Diaz News Conference  3-8-16 Chief Diaz addresses concerns surrounding the arrest of a suspect on Stratford Road over the weekend.
"Lord, Plant My Feet on Higher Ground" - A Conversation with Lynchburg's Civil Rights Heroes Seven members of the City's civil rights movement speak about their experiences in a program hosted by artist Anne van de Graaf.
Mark Fenton: Build A Better Community Mark Fenton: Build A Better Community
MLK Breakfast 2016 MLK Breakfast 2016
Celebrate Diversity Project The James River Council on the Arts & Humanities helps to profile 26 African-American artists living in Lynchburg.
Community Market Improvements Project Public Meeting  January 28, 2016 Residents review plans and designs for the proposed makeover of the Community Market.
Music Matters Part 1 A journey through Lynchburg's musical past with stories about Blind Bill, Joel Sweeney and Luke Jordan.
Music Matters Part 2 A journey through Lynchburg's musical past with stories about Cil Turner, Zeke and Zeb Turner and Don Reno
Waterline Streetscape Community Meeting 11-17-15 Community meeting about downtown construction projects.
Arts District Grant Application Process Learn how to apply for grant funding in the arts district.
GLTC Annual Stockholder's Meeting GLTC holds its annual stockholder's (the City is the sole stockholder) meeting to deliver its annual report on the state of transit service in Lynchburg.
3CT - R.S. Payne Walk-through The Community Code Compliance Team walks through the neighborhood around R.S. Payne Elementary School, talking with residents and taking notes on community concerns.
Experience the James Lecture Series: The Confederate Navy on the James River Civil War historian John Coski talks about the presence of Confederate ships on the James during the Civil War.
7 Hills Foods Grand Opening Gov. MacAuliffe and local leaders celebrate the opening of 7 Hills Foods Abbatoir.
Jefferson Park Landfill Neighborhood Meeting  City leaders update residents on the progress of efforts to remediate problems at the old Jefferson Park landfill.
Commonwealth Games Nx Conf. VA Amateur Sports and Liberty University officials announce deal to bring annual Commonwealth Games to Lynchburg starting in 2016.
Zoning Ordinance Changes:
Part 2
Part two:  August 26, 2015
Zoning Ordinance Changes: A Public Discussion First of two public meetings where citizens discussed proposed changes to the City's zoning ordinance. August 25, 2015
Experience the James: Indians Along the River State Archaeologist Dr. Michael Barber talks about how the James River has been the center of Native American life in Virginia for centuries. 
Water Bearer Dedication City leaders help unveil the recreated Water Bearer statue at its new location along the Bluffwalk.
Voting Rights Act of 1965 The 50th Anniversary of 1965 Voting Rights Act
Downtown Waterline Replacement Public Meeting City officials discuss plans for major utility replacement and streetscape projects in the downtown area.
Investiture Ceremony for the 24th Judicial Circuit Swearing-in ceremony for three new Lynchburg-area judges.
City Stadium Renovations Update Public meeting to discuss the next phase of renovations to the football side of City Stadium.
Heritage HS Construction Tour City Council members and others tour the construction site of the new Heritage High School.
Story Time Room Dedication City leaders and library supporters dedicate the new children's reading room at the Lynchburg Public Library, named for long-time library director and major donor, Lynn Dodge.
Hill Climbers Awards Ceremony Lynchburg Youth Services honors local students who have overcome adversity in their lives to excel in school.
Police Memorial Week Service Central VA law enforcement agencies mark National Police Memorial Week with a ceremony at Heritage United Methodist Church.
Group Home Ground Breaking Construction begins on a new facility to house troubled youth.
Armstrong Place Dedication Local leaders dedicate the newly-renovated Armstrong Place apartments for Rush Homes. The 28-unit building was the former Armstrong School, which closed in 1972.
Retracing the Marshall Expedition Lynchburg native Andrew Shaw talks about his trip that recreated Chief Justice John Marshall's expedition from Lynchburg to the Ohio River Valley ... 200 years later.
Burton Creek Sewer Line Replacement Public Meeting Sandusky-area residents learn more about a major sewer line replacement project that will impact their neighborhood over the next 1-2 years.
Veterans Benefits Office Dedication Mayor Gillette and state officials cut the ribbon to dedicate a new Veterans Benefits service center on Leesville Road.
3CT Walk-Thru: Dearington The Community Code Compliance team tours the Dearington neighborhood, listening to residents' concerns.
Battle of the Ironclads Historian John Quarstein tells the story of how ironclad ships helped change the course of America's Civil War. 
Federal Hill Water Main Replacement Public Meeting
City officials outline plans to replace a century-old water main along Federal Street and discuss the project's impact on traffic and residents.
Community Meeting on Parking 2-5-15 Update on the Community Market parking deck and on street parking meters.
MLK Breakfast 2015 Guest speaker Leland Melvin.
Miller Center Grand Open Miller Center Grand Open event.
Miller Center Renovations Tour Parks & Rec Director Kay Frazier takes viewers on a complete tour of the newly-renovated Miller Center.
Dearington Landfill Public Meeting City officials and residents discuss results of methane testing in the area of the old Dearington landfill.
Wreaths Across America Ceremony Annual wreath-laying ceremony honoring America's war dead at Old City Cemetery.
Mayor's Youth Council Breakfast Annual breakfast for the Mayor's Youth Council, a group of local high school-aged students who advise the Mayor and the City on youth-related issues.
Returning Dalila 'Dalila' - the water bearer statue that used to sit atop the Clay Street Reservoir - is close to being fully restored. Hear from sculptor Ken Faraoni about how he accomplished the impossible!
Heritage High School Construction Tour Members of Lynchburg City Council and the School Board tour the construction site of the new Heritage High School and get an update on its progress.
Jefferson Park Landfill Public Meeting Residents of the Dearington neighborhood hear about the recently-discovered problems with the old Jefferson Park landfill and what the City is doing to mitigate the issues.
Statewide Neighborhood Conference 2014 Part 1 In its 15th year attendees share success stories, attend workshops and celebrate neighborhood accomplishments from around the state.
Statewide Neighborhood Conference 2014 Part 2 In its 15th year attendees share success stories, attend workshops and celebrate neighborhood accomplishments from around the state.
College Lake Dam Public Meeting City officials and residents discuss the future of College Lake, as new safety regulations are forcing the repair or removal of its dam.
Blue Ridge Farms Water-Sewer Project Public Meeting Water Resources officials discuss plans for water and sewer improvements in the Blue Ridge Farms area of Lynchburg.
GLTC Annual Stockholder's Meeting GLTC holds it annual stockholder's meeting and delivers its yearly progress report.
INOV8 2014 Downtown businesses compete for grants.
Get! Downtown 2014 Annual downtown event draws thousands of college students and residents to music, food and entertainment downtown.
Canal Park Public Meeting Public meeting to review designs and discuss plans for a potential canal park along the riverfront.
VDDA Luncheon - Supporting Economic Development Downtown Panel discussion on how cities like Lynchburg can best support economic development in their downtown areas.
Monument Terrace Flag Ceremony The weekly "Support the Troops" rally at Monument Terrace recently honored the 200th birthday of our national anthem.
CSO Tunnel Project Crews are digging a tunnel for CSO work near the bottom of Ninth Street - but they've uncovered some interesting history in the process.
Princeton Circle Utility Line Public Meeting Residents of the Princeton Circle area are briefed on the utility line replacement project that will take place in their neighborhood.
Camille: Portrait of a Disaster Documentary by former state trooper Ed Tinsley, recounting the devastation left behind by Hurricane Camille in 1969.
Stadium Turf Show Phase 1 of the renovations of City Stadium's football field is complete with the installation of a new synthetic turf field.
Rewriting the Zoning Ordinance Zoning affects everyone - City planners want everyone involved in the rewriting of Lynchburg's zoning ordinance.
Urban Agriculture Show The Urban Agriculture movement is helping solve the problem of Lynchburg's food deserts.
Crude Awakening: Train Derailment Show An inside look at what happened the day a crude oil train derailed and caught fire in downtown Lynchburg.
GLTC Transfer Station Grand Open Opening ceremony for GLTC's new Transfer Station
Experience The James Grand Open Opening ceremony for the Court House museum's newest exhibit.
Hill Climbers Awards Ceremony Annual awards ceremony honoring young people who have overcome challenges in their lives.
LPD Memorial Service Annual memorial service honoring police officers in Virginia who died in the line of duty in the last year.
Porter's Fabrication Grand Opening Gov. McAuliffe speaks at the grand opening of the Porter's Fabrication facility in Lynchburg.
Midtown Connector Construction Update Public meeting to discuss details of Phase 2 & 3 of the Midtown Connector construction project.
NTSB Briefing: 5-2-14 Updated information from NTSB investigators on Wednesday's train derailment.
NTSB Briefing on Train Derailment 5-1-14 NTSB investigators hold their first public briefing on the train derailment and fire in downtown Lynchburg.
Heritage H.S. Groundbreaking Groundbreaking ceremony for the new Heritage High School.
Lynchburg Is Listening: Budget Public Meetings Highlights from two public meetings on the 2015 City Budget.
March On Litter Highlights from the 16th Annual March On Litter, March 29, 2014.
Women's Softball Team USA News Conference National women's softball team to visit Lynchburg in June for exhibition games and clinic.
Eyes Of Freedom Exhibit "Eyes of Freedom" exhibit displayed in Lynchburg, honoring the Marines of Lima Company.
Library Story Room Groundbreaking Groundbreaking ceremony for the new children's story room at the Lynchburg Public Library.
TMDL Public Meeting Public meeting on Lynchburg's request to amend its TMDL plan to accommodate changes in the CSO program.
LPD Bomb Threat Arrest News Conference Lynchburg Police announce the arrest of a suspect, charged with making multiple bomb threats to City schools.
State of the City 2014 State of the City 2014
State of the City 2013 State of the City 2013
Impediments To Fair Housing Public meeting on results of recent analysis of impediments to fair housing choice in the City.
Lynchburg Airport Overview City Council gets its annual update on the operations of the Lynchburg Regional Airport, and tours the facility.
City Stadium Renovation Plans Parks & Recreation unveils plans to renovate and improve the football field side of City Stadium.
Doucette Press Conference 1-8-14 Commonwealth Attorney Michael Doucette holds a press conference to issue his report on the death of Levon Deshawn Martin.
Wreaths Across America Ceremony Ceremony at Old City Cemetery honoring fallen soldiers.
Midtown Connector Update Update on the status of construction of the Midtown Connector Project.
Jacksontown Reunion Friends and family gather to celebrate and share memories of one of Lynchburg's unique neighborhoods.
Lynchburg Grows Anniversary Lynchburg Grows celebrates its 10th Anniversary as an Urban Agriculture Center.
City Council/School Board Meeting 10-1-13 Part 1 Annual meeting of City and School Board officials.
City Council/School Board Meeting 10-1-13 Part 2 Annual meeting of City and School Board officials.
Saving Dalila Work is underway to recreate the water bearer statue that once graced the City reservoir.
Comprehensive Plan Community Meeting 10-3-13 Citizens and city officials discuss updates to the comprehensive plan.
Little Free Libraries Lynchburg's first Little Free Libraries are dedicated.
2013 Lights, Camera Lynchburg: Meet The Film Makers Two former winners share their experiences and offer advice on how to create a winning video. 
Miller Center Renovations Update on the $6.2 million renovation effort taking place at the Miller Center.
2013 Lights, Camera, Lynchburg! Promo Lights, Camera, Lynchburg! promotional video.
Truancy A Public Service Announcement about school truancy. 
Mayor-ViceMayor Statement on Death of Shawn Martin Mayor Gillette and Vice-Mayor Johnson issue public statement regarding the death of Levon DeShawn Martin on August 23, 2013.
LEAF Program This video tells the story of how the landscape beds along the expressway were created and how they are maintained.
Morning At The Market Ever wonder what goes on at the Community Market in the middle of the night?  We take you behind the scenes for a delicious peek!
Tinbridge Hill Neighborhood Summit Residents and city planners discuss future of Tinbridge Hill, while its youngest residents develop their own vision for the neighborhood.
EDA Strategic Plan Lynchburg's Economic Development Authority unveils its Strategic Plan for attracting new industry to Lynchburg.
City Employee Retirement Ceremony 7-9-13 City Employee Retirement Ceremony.
Lynn's Last Day Lynn Dodge and friends share memories of Lynchburg's public library system during her tenure as Library Director.
Midtown Connector Update Public meeting to give update on construction of the Midtown Connector project.
Random Acts of Culture Performers from the End Station Theatre Co. at Sweet Briar College tour area businesses, performing "random acts of culture" for employees.
Employee Garden Dedication A garden dedicated to past and present Lynchburg City employees is dedicated at Riverside Park.
IVAN Visits RS Payne Elementary The public library's bookmobile visits R.S. Payne Elementary School to encourage kids to read over the summer.
Searching For Yankee Square An archeological dig at the Old City Cemetery reveals grave sites hidden for 150 years.
Comprehensive Plan Community Meetings Consultants, city officials, and residents discuss Lynchburg's plans for growth.
Downtown Events/CSO Meeting City officials, residents, and business owners discuss issues with special events and construction projects.
Wards Ferry Road Corridor Study Public Meeting City/Region 2000 officials discuss plans for improving traffic flow and safety on Wards Ferry Road: 5-9-13
LPD Memorial Service Central VA law enforcement honors officers who died in the line of duty over the past year.
Ride Solutions Learn more about finding alternative ways to get to work.
Parking Deck Feasibility Meeting 4-10-13 Public meeting held to discuss the possibilities of a new downtown parking deck.
CityCouncil- Planning Commission Joint Meeting Joint session with City Council and Planning Commission to discuss new Comprehensive Plan.
Strive For Five News Conference New Live Healthy Lynchburg initiative announced.
Live Healthy Lynchburg The latest edition of "Live Healthy Lynchburg"
Lower Bluffwalk Update Find out what's happening with the new pedestrian walkway downtown.
Visitors Center Public Forum       2-28-13 Stakeholders meeting to discuss future of Lynchburg Visitors Center
5th Street Community Meeting
Update on 5th Street construction project.


A press conference concerning the shooting on Triangle Place.