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Nov 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Around Town

Festival of Trees Ushers in Holidays, Supports a Good Cause Winter is almost here and the holiday spirit is alive across our region. Nowhere is the spirit more contagious than at the annual Festival of Trees event at Centra’s Alan B. Pearson Regional Cancer Center. Trees, wreaths and mantel displays have been decorated and donated [...]



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Aug 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Around Town

Lynchburg Historical Foundation Tour features Rivermont Historic District When the City of Lynchburg was incorporated in 1805, its boundaries did not stretch to the James River or across Blackwater Creek. In fewer than 100 years, Lynchburg Traction and Light Company had electric trolleys running up Fifth Street to the West End, and the Rivermont Company [...]



John Stewart Walker: 120 Years

Aug 31st, 2010 | By | Category: Around Town

About a hundred years after John Lynch founded Lynchburg, John Stewart Walker established his real estate firm. Today it offers a residential and commercial sales service plus appraisal, auction and relocation divisions. The year 2010 marks their one hundred and twentieth year as a family-owned business in central Virginia. Little did John Stewart Walker realize [...]



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Aug 31st, 2010 | By | Category: Around Town

Lynchburg Historical Foundation Annual Tour features Diamond Hill Historic District Located immediately south of downtown Lynchburg, Diamond Hill was one of the city’s most prestigious neighborhoods at the turn of the 20th century. The area is not truly a hill, but a ridge extending from the high bluff that runs parallel to the James River. [...]



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Feb 28th, 2010 | By | Category: Around Town

Loft Tour Looks at Downtown Living The Sixth Annual Downtown Lynchburg Loft Tour was held on Saturday, February 27. This annual fundraiser for the Free Clinic of Central Virginia has been held on the last Saturday in February since 2005, and has grown from 150 participants in the first year to close to 500 attendees [...]



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Nov 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Around Town

Home and Garden Show Offers Something For Everyone For all the best in home and garden improvement, design and more visit the Greater Roanoke Home & Garden Show, to be held January 8–10 at the Roanoke Civic Center. This fun-filled, information-packed event offers something for everyone! MEET CELEBRITIES: Bring your gardening questions and meet Paul James, “The Gardener [...]



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Aug 31st, 2009 | By | Category: Around Town

Historical Homes Open for Tours Enjoy an insider’s look at some of the city’s oldest and finest homes during the Lynchburg Historical Homes Tour, to be held Sunday, September 27 from 1 to 4:30 pm. The tour culminates in a Patrons’ Party at 106 Oakwood Place from 6 to 8:30 pm. Tickets can be purchased [...]



Home and garden events in Central Virginia this spring

Mar 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Around Town

Recycle Easy Helps Lynchburg Help Environment A new program in the Lynchburg area is making it easier for residents to be easier on the environment. Recycle Easy, launched in January, provides curbside recycling pick-up in Lynchburg, Madison Heights, Forest and Sweet Briar, in numerous zip codes and on multiple days of the week. For a quarterly [...]