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Posted on: February 13, 2024

Leaf Collection Ends February 16, 2024

Pile of leaves

Loose leaf collection ENDS February 16, 2024, for all Wards.

City crews will vacuum leaves as promptly as possible through Friday, February 16. There is no charge for this service, and no phone call is necessary. Citizens are asked to rake leaves curbside ...

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City Source
Posted on: February 13, 2024

Holiday Closings for Presidents Day

Happy Presidents Day

LYNCHBURG MUNICIPAL OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2024.

TRASH WILL BE COLLECTED FOLLOWING THE NORMAL SCHEDULE.

The Concord Turnpike Convenience Center is open Tuesday – Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

For more info call C...

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City Source
Posted on: February 13, 2024

Greenway Park Daffodil Project

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The City of Lynchburg’s Public Works Department has a team of dedicated professionals who ensure areas around the city are accessible, neat in appearance, and appealing to the public’s eye. A recent project along the Lynchburg Expressway is just one of th...

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City Source
Posted on: February 13, 2024

Lynchburg Public Library's New Mobile App

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The Lynchburg Public Library has a new app! Now you can bring the library anywhere. This app gives you access to resources and your account information all in one place.  Some features include:

  • A digital library card
  • Access to digital borr...
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City Source
Posted on: February 13, 2024

Water Resources News

Hurdle Hill Main Break

Cold temperatures bring new challenges when it comes to delivering an uninterrupted supply of quality drinking water to the community and protecting our streams and the James River from stormwater pollution. One challenge is an increase in water main brea...

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City Source
Posted on: February 13, 2024

Updates from the Office of Economic Development & Tourism

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New Businesses in LYH In the past year, LYH experienced significant business growth, with the emergence of new restaurants, activities, and retail shops. Join us for a roundup of the noteworthy new ventures in LYH that are making waves. READ MORE...

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City Source
Posted on: February 13, 2024

Lynchburg Public Library and Lynchburg Museum System Present Special Black History Month Exhibit

Black historical figures of Lynchburg

The Lynchburg Public Library and the Lynchburg Museum System have partnered for a specially curated Black History Month exhibit that will be on display at the Main Library, 2315 Memorial Avenue, that began Monday, February 5 highlighting Lynchburg’s Black...

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City Source
Posted on: January 9, 2024

City of Lynchburg Rebrand Launched!

City of Lynchburg's New Logo

After meticulous planning and creative collaboration, we are proud to introduce our refreshed logo, a symbol that embodies our values, innovation, and commitment to excellence.

After meticulous planning and creative collaboration, we proudly introduce our refreshed logo, a symbol that embodies our values, innovation, and commitment to excellence. The new design reflects our dynamic spirit and forward-thinking approach, capturing...

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City Source
Posted on: January 9, 2024

Framatome to Invest $49.4 Million in LYH Facility, Creating 515 New Jobs

Framatome Headquarters on Old Forest Road

International nuclear energy leader, Framatome, expands facilities and creates 515 new jobs in the City of Lynchburg...

Additional Info... City Source
Posted on: January 9, 2024

Academy Center of the Arts Celebrates 5 Years Since Opening Doors to the Public

The Academy Center for the Arts

With a focus on intentional programming and education, the Academy has broadened its audience, making itself accessible to all and serving as the premier arts & cultural venue in LYH.

Additional Info... City Source
Posted on: January 9, 2024

10 Ways to Get Involved in LYH

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If you have new employees, neighbors, or friends who just moved to LYH and are looking for more information on how to get involved in the community, our new website LYHLovesYou.com is geared toward relocation information.

If you have new employees, neighbors, or friends who just moved to LYH and are looking for more information on how to get involved in the community, our new website LYHLovesYou.com is geared toward relocation information. Read our recent blog with recomme...

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Additional Info... City Source
Posted on: January 9, 2024

Parks & Recreation’s Upcoming Events

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Check out upcoming events with something for the whole family.

The Miller Song Circle

Tuesday | February 6 | 6:00PM-7:30PM | Miller CenterFREE

Couples Night Out: Amour Cuisine

Wednesday | February 14 | 6:00PM-8:30PM | Miller Center$80 R / $95 NR per couple

Daddy Daughter Dance

Saturday | February 10 | 6:00PM-8:00PM | City...

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City Source
Posted on: January 9, 2024

Holiday Closings for Martin Luther King, Jr Day

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Read about holiday closings and municipal services on MLK, Jr. Day.

Lynchburg municipal offices will be closed on Monday, January 15, 2024

The Concord Turnpike Convenience Center is open Tuesday – Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

For more info call Citizens First Info Center at 856-CITY (2489).

Trash will be collected followi...

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News Flash

Posted on: February 23, 2024

Temporary Lane Closure on Portion of Langhorne Road (Feb. 27-28)

On Tuesday and Wednesday, February 27 and 28, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. both days and weather permitting, a temporary lane closure will occur in the vicinity of 2200 Langhorne Road to accommodate maintenance work by Columbia Gas. A flagging operatio...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: February 23, 2024

Portion of West Princeton Circle and Nearby Sidewalk to Temporarily Close (Feb. 26)

On Monday, February 26, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., a portion of West Princeton Circle (from the intersection at Rivermont Avenue to Nottoway Street) will be closed to accommodate a crane operation for the removal of a tree. A detour for motorists wi...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: February 22, 2024

Temporary Lane Closure on a Portion of Graves Mill Road (Feb. 23-27)

Beginning Friday, February 23 and continuing through Tuesday, February 27, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., weekdays only and weather permitting, a temporary lane closure will occur in the vicinity of 1501 Graves Mill Road to accommodate new fiber cable i...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: February 21, 2024

Morgan Street Waterline Replacement Project (Begins Feb. 26)

Beginning the week of February 26, and continuing for approximately three months,  7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. weekdays only and weather permitting, Mid-State Construction Company, a contractor for Lynchburg Water Resources, will replace abou...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: February 20, 2024

City of Lynchburg’s Mayor Encourages Residents to Give Blood (Feb. 23)

Give Blood

 Join Mayor Stephanie T. Reed and sign up today to give blood on Friday, February 23 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the YMCA Express, 3408 Old Forest Road. Click HERE and enter Mayor434 in the “Find a Blood Drive” to schedule an appoint...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: February 20, 2024

Stormwater Pipe Repair on Portion of Wards Road (Feb. 20-23)

Beginning today, Tuesday, February 20, and continuing through Friday, February 23, 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily and weather permitting, F.L. Showalter, a contractor for Lynchburg Water Resources, will repair a section of stormwater piping located...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: February 13, 2024

City of Lynchburg’s International Festival Seeking Volunteers, Vendors, Entertainment, Sponsorship

International Festival Dancer

The Seventh Annual International Festival will take place Saturday, May 4 at City Stadium, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., and the festival committee is currently seeking volunteers, vendors, food vendors, entertainment and sponsorship for this free, family-frien...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: February 13, 2024

Stop Signs Temporarily Replacing Signal Pole at Intersection of Wards Rd. & Glass Ave.

The signal pole located at the intersection of Wards Road and Glass Avenue (and at the entrance/exit of River Ridge Mall) was recently damaged and had to be removed due to an automobile accident. Stop signs have been placed at Glass Avenue and at the Ward...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Temporary Lane Closure on Portion of Memorial Avenue (Feb. 14-23)

Beginning Wednesday, February 14 and continuing through Friday, February 23, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., weekdays only and weather permitting, a temporary lane closure will occur in the vicinity of 2015 Memorial Avenue to accommodate new fiber cable ...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: February 8, 2024

Temporary Lane Closures for Shentel Work (Feb. 12 - May 31)

Beginning Monday, February 12 and continuing through Friday, May 31, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., seven days a week and weather permitting, temporary lane closures will occur at the following locations to accommodate Shentel crews performing aerial, trenching a...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: February 2, 2024

Lynchburg Water Resources Will Celebrate World Water Day w/ Free Tours of Treatment Plants (Mar. 22)

Friday, March 22 is World Water Day, and Lynchburg Water Resources will celebrate by hosting free tours of the College Hill Water Treatment Plant (525 Taylor Street) and the Lynchburg Regional Water Resource Recovery Facility (2301 Concord Turnpike). Tour...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: January 31, 2024

Billings & Collections Office, Teller Windows & Utility Billing Billing to Temporarily Close

Billing Teller Window

Beginning Monday, February 5 and continuing for approximately three months, the City of Lynchburg’s Division of Billings and Collections office, teller windows and Utility Billing, located in the main lobby of City Hall, 900 Church Street will temporarily...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: January 30, 2024

Lynchburg Public Library and Lynchburg Museum System Present Special Black History Month Exhibit

Black historical figures of Lynchburg

The Lynchburg Public Library and the Lynchburg Museum System have partnered for a specially curated Black History Month exhibit that will be on display at the Main Library, 2315 Memorial Avenue, beginning Monday, February 5 highlighting Lynchburg’s Black ...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: January 26, 2024

Repair and Maintenance of Ninth Street Parking Area Near Railroad Tracks

The City of Lynchburg’s Public Works Department recently acquired an easement from Norfolk and Southern Railroad over the parking area located at the north end of Ninth Street (near the Skatepark, Amazement Square and Depot Grille). This will allow the Ci...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: January 24, 2024

Greenway Park Daffodil Project

Daffodils planted in park

The City of Lynchburg’s Public Works Department has a team of dedicated professionals who ensure areas around the city are accessible, neat in appearance and appealing to the public’s eye. A recent project along the Lynchburg Expressway is just one of the...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: January 17, 2024

Temporary Lane Closure on Portion of Fort Avenue

Effective immediately and continuing until further notice, a portion of the westbound lane on Fort Avenue (between Langhorne Road and Oakley Avenue) will be closed in order to accommodate crews from Lynchburg Water Resources assessing potential damage to ...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: January 8, 2024

Change in Start Time for Lynchburg City Council Meetings

Last year, Lynchburg City Council changed their rules of procedure to start formal sessions at 7:00 p.m. beginning in 2024.Effective with the Lynchburg City Council meeting on Tuesday, January 9, the start times for City Council meetings will change from ...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: January 5, 2024

Update on Repairs to John Lynch Bridge

Several years ago, a portion of the John Lynch Bridge was plated for safety after a joint in the bridge failed. The full repair to the bridge was then seriously delayed due to authorizations required by the railroad for the City of Lynchburg’s P...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: December 20, 2023

Lynchburg Water Resources Creating Lead Service Line Inventory and Replacement Plan

Glass of water

Lynchburg Water Resources, as part of its Lead Service Line Inventory Program, will begin investigating the material of water service lines at randomly selected properties in the City of Lynchburg with the goal of identifying and eliminating service lines...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: December 15, 2023

International Nuclear Energy Leader to Expand Facility in Lynchburg, Virginia

Photo of Framatome building, Lynchburg VA

Framatome to invest $49.4 million in City of Lynchburg facility, creating 515 new jobs

Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that Framatome, an international leader in nuclear energy, will invest $49.4 million to expand, modernize, and enhance its facili...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: December 13, 2023

City of Lynchburg Launches Budget Engagement Tools Ahead of FY 2025 Budget Development

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The City of Lynchburg has launched a new, interactive way to provide input on the City’s budgeting priorities ahead of the development of the FY 2025 City budget.

Every year, city staff work to develop a balanced budget and community input is vit...

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Posted on: December 6, 2023

City of Lynchburg Extends Curfew for Persons Under Age 18 to June 1, 2024

Downtown Lynchburg at Dusk

Lynchburg City Council has voted to extend a city-wide curfew for all persons under the age of 18 that began on Friday, May 26 at 8:00 a.m. The curfew will now remain in effect every night from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. to June 1, 2024.

According to the adop...

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