A 26-year-old male from Appomattox County was flown to the University of Virginia Hospital in critical condition today after a single-vehicle rollover wreck on the 3100 block of Richmond Highway (Route 460) in Spout Spring across from Freedom World Church.
In its regularly scheduled meeting Monday, July 19, the Appomattox County Board of Supervisors learned about a possible case of election fraud, heard an update on the high school renovations, and decided on a public hearing about the humane society.
Snyders CCW Proven Queen 214 won reserve grand champion cow-calf pair at the 2021 Eastern Regional Junior Angus Show, June 26-28, in Fletcher, N.C.
On Friday, July 9, two local sources of literacy combined in a joint effort to promote reading in the Appomattox community as the Spot Book Bus parked outside the J. Robert Jamerson Memorial Library to provide its free books to the public from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Appomattox Town Council would like to continue purchasing water from the Campbell County Utilities and Service Authority (CCUSA), but it will have to make new arrangements in order to do so after the current contract expires.
The Appomattox Town Council held its regular council meeting Monday night in which they honored Appomattox County High School’s 2020-2021 FFA chapter and the Lady Raiders softball team, which won the state championship this year.
The Appomattox Senior FFA chapter traveled to the Rockingham County Fairgrounds in Harrisonburg to participate in multiple statewide Career Development Events (CDEs) on June 23.
Liberty Baptist Church hosted a Fourth of July event on Saturday, July 3, for the community with the help of local sponsors such as Fire and Safety Equipment Company, the Town of Appomattox, Village Print Shop and Wilkes Jewelers.
Wolfbane Productions, in conjunction with Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation and Virginia Commission for the Arts, will be hosting its first ever Hero Day event, outdoors at the Wolfbane Performing Arts Center, 618 Country Club Road, Appomattox, VA 24522.
Nothing beats the taste of fresh eggs from one’s own backyard chickens. Now, thanks to a new ordinance that the Appomattox Town Council has passed, many residents of the town may keep their own backyard flock.
A woman charged with misusing money belonging to the Town of Pamplin pleaded guilty to four counts of felony embezzlement of public funds on Thursday, July 1 in Appomattox County Circuit Court.
Ice cream lovers, rejoice! There is a new ice cream stand in Appomattox County. Mr. Bubbles Ice Cream Stand is scooping up delectable frozen treats at its location on Main Street, Pamplin City.
The Appomattox County School Board held its annual budget close-out meeting on Tuesday, June 29, and reviewed the 2020/21 year’s revenue and spending.
"The Concord Rescue Squad has survived for 50 years, because of the people, the community and the support we've gotten since we started," said Concord Rescue Squad President Bill Stratton.
In its workshop meeting Tuesday, Appomattox Town Council discussed long-range strategies for its water supply and ways to increase capacity. Central to the plan will be to get some of the town’s existing but unused wells back online.
In its June regular meeting, the Appomattox Town Council heard from Hurt & Proffitt Inc. with an update on a utility rate study. It also revisited the issue of delinquent meals tax and voted on a few other matters.
Appomattox Senior FFA received top honors at the 95th Virginia FFA Convention. A hybrid three-day virtual and one-day in-person convention took place in Rockingham County.
Local 76 gas stations, including Appomattox, are giving customers a chance to win prizes and save money on gas prices on Tuesday, July 6. A new 76 gas station in Forest is offering 76-cent per gallon fuel and prizes at its first Annual Customer Appreciation Celebration. Beginning at noon t…
Governor Ralph Northam announced that 70 percent of adults 18 years and older in the Commonwealth have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
This morning in Appomattox County General District Court, the cases of three suspects charged with murder in the Oct. 20, 2020 death of 45-year-old Carlos L. Rose were certified to a grand jury that will take place on Sept. 9.
The Virginia Department of Health’s Piedmont Health District, in coordination with the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), has announced that the health district and localities is hosting a Community Information Team that beg…
Camp Kum-Ba-Yah will commemorate the 60th anniversary of swim-ming pool integration in Lynchburg and the role Cosby Woods has played in Lynchburg’s civil rights history with a Family Camp Day open to the community this Fourth of July weekend on Saturday July 3, from 2 to 5 p.m. (rain date Su…
Just after 6 a.m. today, the Appomattox Volunteer Fire Department and Appomattox County Rescue Squad were dispatched to a single vehicle accident in the 14000 block Richmond Highway.
Mary Townsend, of Farmville, was named to the College of Charleston Spring 2021 President’s List. Townsend is majoring in Political Science.
Tylor Angstadt, 26, of Spout Spring, was sentenced to serve one year and six months on charges related to a break-in and theft at Martin’s Market on Promise Land Road in Appomattox County.
Our new nation began developing its own laws, and Congress eventually gained authority over the militias from the individual States. Article I, Section 8 (the Militia Clause) states:
On Friday, the Appomattox Moose Lodge 975 hosted Coach Smith Appreciation Night, a fundraising benefit event and concert for Appomattox Raiders football coach Doug Smith, who has been undergoing treatment for multiple myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cells.
The Appomattox County Board of Supervisors and County Administrator Susan Adams on Monday responded to comments Appomattox Town Council members made in their meeting last week. Given the tensions between the two groups and perhaps members who do not all know each other, Adams suggested a joi…
Michael James Forker, 45, of Appomattox, was sentenced to serve 15 years for armed robbery in a Nov. 2, 2019, incident in which he was accused of strangling an elderly man and stealing his car and cash.
The Dean’s List for the spring semester at Bridgewater College has been announced by Dr. Leona A. Sevick, provost and vice president for academic affairs. More than 450 students were named to the list.
The following individual is among 3,200 prospective candidates for degree attending the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee virtual commencement exercises held on Sunday, May 16, in Milwaukee:
Today at 12:50 p.m., the Appomattox Volunteer Fire Department responded to an emergency dispatch regarding a structure fire on Police Tower Road in Appomattox.
Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) announced the following local was named to the Winter 2021 President’s List. The winter term runs from January to May.