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An independent city of southwest-central Virginia east-northeast of Roanoke in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
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(ˈlɪntʃ bɜrg)

a city in central Virginia. 69,800.
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Noun1.Lynchburg - a city in central Virginia
Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Virginia - a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
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Garland Penn, of Lynchburg, Va., was selected to be at the head of the Negro department.
According to reports, if the dam fails, Lynchburg, which is the nearest city from the dam, could experience water levels as high as 17 feet within 7 minutes. 
7, saying he and others plan to host a "Red Letter Revival" April 6-7 in Lynchburg, where Liberty University, a conservative Christian school led by Falwell, is located.
McCabe is a faculty member of Lynchburg College in Virginia.
1 April 2016 - Lynchburg, Virginia-based fabricated steel provider Banker Steel Company has acquired New York City-based construction company NYC Constructors, LLC and New Jersey-based construction company MRP, LLC, together referred to as NYCC, the company said.
Lynchburg, VA, November 14, 2015 --( CTG Green Building and Remodeling today announced the launch of as an informational portal that features educational resources on subjects such as property value benefits from remodeling, green building and design and build services, and many other helpful tips that can save you thousands of dollars in the Lynchburg Area.
After all, what governor of a state with millions of gallons of volatile crude oil moving through its largest cities wouldn't be frustrated by watching the fiery accident on April 30 in Lynchburg, Va., and knowing the same, or worse, could happen in Eugene, Portland.
Officials held a ceremony marking the completion of the $3 million Central Virginia Center for Simulation and Virtual Learning in Lynchburg.
Officially headquartered in Lynchburg, about 115 miles from Richmond, the league has discussed moving some or all of its operations to Richmond a number of times during the past two decades.
US communications holding company AT&T (NYSE:T) announced on Thursday that it has completed a key initiative in its ongoing efforts to enhance the wireless capacity and performance of its mobile broadband network throughout the Lynchburg area, Virginia.
A federal judge last week dismissed a lawsuit in Lynchburg, VA, challenging the Obama administration's healthcare overhaul.
The Lynchburg News & Advance reported that the results essentially maintain the status quo on the city council.