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    The 8th Street Stairs will be closed to all pedestrian traffic until November 24, 2014. The staircase closure is due to repairs being made on the retaining walls. Pedestrians are to follow the detour signs to either 7th Street, Monument Terrace and/or the Public Elevator during this repair project.

    The City of Lynchburg and Lynchburg College will hold a joint Open House for residents and city and college stakeholders on Thursday, October 30 at 7:00 p.m. to learn more about the Lynchburg College Lake Dam study. The Open House will take place in the Community Meeting Room at the Lynchburg Public Library, 2315 Memorial Avenue.
     

    Recent news reports concerning Ebola have caused many people to be concerned. The Lynchburg Fire Department is releasing the following statement and cautioning residents to not overreact to misinformation and hysteria.
     
    The Lynchburg Fire Department is continually monitoring this issue and maintains a state of preparedness. The Department has provided information and training to personnel for the unlikely event that we encounter a person with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).
     

    View the October 2014 edition and past issues of the City Source. (PDF)

     

    NerdWallet, a personal finance website based in San Francisco, recently conducted a study to find the best cities for work-life balance—and Lynchburg made the list at #19!
     

    The City of Lynchburg wants to hear from you, and to make it easier, a brand new online tool, “Lynchburg is Listening,” is being launched.  “Lynchburg is Listening” gives residents the opportunity to be heard through online discussions on projects, informal surveys, and posting of ideas through an easy-to-use interface.  This new application will also help facilitate ideas among members of the community. 

    On July 23, 2013, the State Board of Elections (SBE), in partnership with the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), launched online voter registration as a result of recently enacted legislation sponsored by Delegate David Ramadan (HB2341). Eligible citizens of the Commonwealth are now able to submit a voter registration application or update their registration information online. 

    The Lynchburg Public Library is currently conducting a survey to ask the community what type of library and library services it wishes to have. The survey includes questions about the type of changes patrons would like to see at the Library, what services they use, and other questions directed at individuals who currently do not use the Library.