The Warren Firm, a small personal injury law firm based in Charlottesville is offering a $2,500 Hard Work Pays Off Scholarship to graduating high school seniors from the following Virginia counties: Appomattox, Charlotte, Lunenburg, Nottoway, Amelia, Cumberland, Buckingham, and Prince Edward…
Monroe Masonic Lodge #301 of Appomattox has awarded the Dr. Clyde G. O’Brien Scholarship to three Appomattox County 2023 graduating high school seniors. Chaplin Doug Webb and several Lodge Brothers attended the Appomattox County High School Senior Class Day ceremony on May 18.
The annual ACHS FFA awards banquet was recently held in the cafeteria of Appomattox County High School. Over 280 members, parents, and guests were in attendance. State Vice President Jill Reiter, State Sentinel Katie Powell, and State Reporter Savannah Goodwin brought greetings from the Virg…
On May 11, the Virginia Board of Education approved the award of a School Construction Assistance Grant to Appomattox County Public Schools (ACPS) in the amount of $4.5 million. Appomattox is one of 45 school construction projects statewide to receive a grant.
On Friday and Saturday, members of the American Legion Auxiliary and American Legion Post 104 of Appomattox distributed red poppies that were handmade by veterans to anyone who made a donation at The Farmers Bank of Appomattox, Walmart and Tractor Supply.
American Legion Post 104 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9855 will hold their annual Memorial Day service at American Legion Post 104 on Oakleigh Avenue in Appomattox on Monday, May 29, at 11 a.m.
Appomattox Primary School (APS) set a goal to read ONE MILLION MINUTES by MAY as a school during the 2022-23 school year. APS reached their goal by May 1st. The school celebrated this accomplishment with cookies, a movie showing at lunch time, Million Minute stickers, and a photo booth. Grea…
Monroe Masonic Lodge #301 of Appomattox has awarded the Dr. Clyde G. O’Brien Scholarship to one graduating senior of Cornerstone Christian Academy. Chaplain Doug Webb attended the Cornerstone Christian Academy graduation ceremony on May 19 at Evergreen Baptist Church.
On Monday, May 15, over 20 staff members of Appomattox County Public Schools met at the county’s high school on National Fentanyl Awareness Day for a training session, learning how to revive someone who has overdosed from opioid drugs.
(NOTE: This announcement was not included in this week's Times Virginian newspaper.)
Man who took part in murder of Bedford County resident Carlos Rose sentenced in Appomattox Circuit Court
This morning in Appomattox County Circuit Court, 23-year-old Mik'Tavis Elonta Naeshu Green, of Prospect, was sentenced to serve 25 years for his role in the murder of 45-year-old Bedford County resident Carlos Levell Rose on Oct. 20, 2020.
Twenty-year-old Olivia Rose Hurt, of Cartersville, was sentenced this morning in Appomattox County Circuit Court to six years for threatening to kill two Appomattox County High School (ACHS) students with a firearm on March 28, 2022.
On Thursday, May 18, the Appomattox County High School (ACHS) Class of 2023 dressed up in their graduation caps and gowns to visit students at the other three schools in the district, the Appomattox Primary School, Elementary School and Middle School.
On Monday night, 157 graduates of Appomattox County High School (ACHS) walked the main stage at Liberty University’s Vines Center to receive their high school diplomas and officially conclude their journey as the Class of 2023.
A small, private school in Appomattox and its students turned the academic page together to advance to a new chapter in their lives last week.
Tom Garrett has won the Republican nomination to represent the 56th District in the Virginia House of Delegates. The announcement was made Saturday at the Republican Convention held last weekend at Cumberland County High School.
When Nancy Webb went shopping on a Saturday, she wanted to pick up some bananas with the rest of her groceries, but the store was out. So, the Appomattox woman went back the next day when they were in stock. This time, while she was there, she also bought a 100X the Money ticket from the Vir…
Bruce Jones, of Concord, represented Appomattox County at the 2023 Virginia Institute for Cooperative Education (VICE) annual conference. He was one of 30 individuals from Virginia selected to attend.
On Saturday May 6, the ladies of the Appomattox United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) met in the home of President Karen Sale for their monthly meeting. During this meeting the chapter welcomed special guest Mr. Sam Winkler of Roanoke, who portrayed President Jefferson Davis.
On May 9, members of Monroe Masonic Lodge #301, Appomattox, presented the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Virginia Community Builders Award to the Pamplin Volunteer Fire Department. The Community Builders Award is bestowed from the Grand Lodge of Virginia Ancient, Free & Accepted Masons t…
Thirty graduating high school seniors in Southside Electric Cooperative’s service area are receiving Southside Opportunity Fund scholarships to help with the costs of higher education.
On May 9, members of Monroe #301 Masonic Lodge delivered a truck load of support to the Appomattox County Animal Shelter at 3074 Morning Star Road.
This year’s Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Good Citizen Award was awarded to Berkley Jamerson of the Appomattox County High School (ACHS) Class of 2023.
On Sunday. May 7, Central Virginia Governor's School for Science and Technology (CVGS) in Lynchburg held its 38th annual senior recognition.
Relay for Life and St. Anne’s Episcopal Church found a creative way to raise money for cancer and help the people of Appomattox complete their last-minute Mother’s Day shopping.
“If the nation breaks you, it’s the responsibility of the nation to fix you,” were words spoken by Maj. Gen. Scott West at the Veterans Claim Clinic held Tuesday, May 9 at the Appomattox Community Center.
The Town of Appomattox Municipal Building, also known as Town Hall, will be undergoing some interior design changes in in the future. The topic was discussed at the latest Appomattox Town Council meeting held May 8.
Jackson Gulley had the opportunity of a lifetime last week, and he took it. The E.C. Glass junior grabbed a basketball and faced off against none other than Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin, who was at the school on Thursday, May 4 to sign a bill aimed at counteracting false threats called i…
The Virginia Press Association (VPA) announced that the Times Virginian newspaper has won nine journalism-related awards for its publications that were produced during the year 2022.
Virginia State Police is investigating a fatal crash in Appomattox County. The crash occurred at 10:55 p.m. on May 11 on Route 26 at the intersection with Route 460.
CASA of Central Virginia inducted 15 new volunteers at its induction ceremony on Wednesday, April 19, at 5:30 p.m. The ceremony took place at the Lynchburg Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court at 909 Court Street.
In the month of April, Many Voices One Community (MVOC) found a creative way to inspire change throughout the City of Lynchburg, the Greater Lynchburg Area, and the University of Lynchburg.
In early April, the kindergarten classes at Appomattox Primary School (APS) were treated to a quick tour of several programs at Appomattox County High School (ACHS). The Appomattox Senior FFA chapter coordinated the fun-filled morning.
On Sunday, April 2, The Appomattox United Daughters of the Confederacy Chapter 11 held its annual Memorial Service at the Appomattox UDC Cemetery. This special service is held every April to honor the fallen 18 Confederate soldiers along with one Union soldier buried there.
Last weekend, people in Appomattox enjoyed something more than simply watching May flowers bloom.
Appomattox County High School held its prom “Once Upon a Time, A Night to Remember” at Tresca on 8th, located at 724 Commerce Street, Lynchburg, on Saturday, April 29.
Something special happened at Courtland Festival Park last Saturday that was both entertaining and inspirational.
On May 4, Lead Agent for Appomattox for Equality and Appomattox native Joetricia Humbles presented at 6:30 p.m. at the West Room in University of Lynchburg’s Drysdale Student Center to have a courageous conversation with University of Lynchburg students regarding mental health.
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Campbell, Amherst and Appomattox County Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Executive Director Dallas Vermillion reminds producers of approaching application deadlines for purchasing risk coverage for some crops through the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistan…
Gov. Glenn Youngkin recently signed HB 2290 patroned by Delegate Emily Brewer and SB 1314 patroned by Senator Siobhan Dunnavant which provides financial support for expecting mothers.
The weather might have been stormy on Saturday, April 22, but that did not stop people from turning out and showing up in droves to the Farmers Bank of Appomattox’s Community Shred Event to enjoy paper shredding and free Chick-Fil-A food.
Sixty-eight Appomattox County High School (ACHS) FFA members were recently awarded their Greenhand or Chapter Degree during a ceremony that took place as part of the chapter’s National Agriculture Week celebration.
On Wednesday, April 26, the Virginia State Police Safety Division proctored the Virginia State Inspection Safety Inspectors Licensure Test to the Automotive Technology Students at the Appomattox County High School.
After a little more than three years as the director of the J. Robert Jamerson Memorial Library in Appomattox, Diana Harvey recently resigned to take a new position as assistant director of the Lynchburg Public Library System.
Some organizations in Appomattox come up with very creative ways of interacting with the community during the springtime.
Perhaps the worst form of evil on this earth is the abuse of children. Every day, news reports from around the nation and around the world tell the gut-wrenching stories of innocent, defenseless children who suffer as victims in horrible situations where they are mistreated, sometimes fatall…
The Raiders Expand Art Club, an after-school club at Appomattox Middle School (AMS), held its first-ever public art show on Tuesday, April 25, from 5 to 7 p.m. The art gallery was filled with visitors who were there to see the collections of art that were created by the club’s members.
Appomattox High School FFA members recently participated in a national program designed to promote agricultural literacy among school children. As part of National Agricultural Literacy Day on March 21, FFA members read a book called “I Love Strawberries!”
Two additional local businesses have recently joined the the Spout Spring Ruritan Club as Business Associate Members. These businesses are Appomattox Outdoor Equipment and Village Print Shop.
On Friday, April 21, Senior Stewart Wayne Simpson and Secretary Bill Harvey delivered a huge box of socks for men, women and kids to the Clothes Closet of Liberty Baptist Church, located on 1727 Church Street in Appomattox.
The Appomattox Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD) and Appomattox County Rescue Squad hosted a joint emergency preparedness training session on April 20 at 6 p.m. at the UVA Dialysis Clinic in Appomattox, which is located at The Shoppes of Appomattox Shopping Center.
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