CASA of Central Virginia will hold its 8th Annual CASA Superhero Run on Nov. 5 at Percival’s Island. All proceeds help recruit, train, and support Court Appointed Special Advocates to advocate for local children in foster care. Because every child needs a hero but abused and neglected child…
Sheetz has officially arrived in Concord as it celebrated its grand opening today at 2 p.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony and Sheetz Card prize giveaways.
Reece Sheldon from Cornerstone Christian Academy, Catherine Thomas from Appomattox County High School and Hudson Robertson recently attended Virginia Girls State.
Two FFA members from the ACHS FFA chapter were recently crowned State FFA proficiency award winners. Bruce Jones and Thomas Wilson placed first in their areas of work.
Even though Hurricane Ian is projected to significantly weaken as it makes its way inland from South Carolina, Virginia State Police is still preparing in advance of its arrival:
The Pregnancy Support Center of Southside Virginia (PSC) held the first of one of its annual Walk For Life events on Saturday, Sept. 3, starting at Courtland Festival Park.
During the Monday, Sept. 19, meeting of the Appomattox County Board of Supervisors, a letter of request was presented by Ora McCoy, president of the Carver-Price Legacy Museum Executive Board, for the purpose of renewing or modifying the museum’s current lease agreement.
Don’t let the word “senior” fool you. Although there were plenty of age-over-60 participants at the Good Neighbor Senior Fair on Sept. 20, the tempo was high-spirited and action-packed.
Rocks Baptist Church in Pamplin enjoyed a successful 250th Anniversary Celebration on Sunday, Sept. 18, that featured a great turnout, remembrance of its history and a display of the church’s values.
According to a local report, a man wearing a ski mask was approaching vehicles at the intersection of Route 26 (Oakville Road) and Route 60 (Anderson Highway) in Appomattox County late Sunday night.
A rise in the cost of coal, natural gas and purchased power over the past year will increase the rate Virginia customers pay for electricity starting Nov. 1.
On Saturday, a large crowd showed up to help the Carver-Price Legacy Museum in Appomattox celebrate its partial re-opening and dedication of the Dominion Energy Room.
The Blue Ridge Medical Center held a grand opening ceremony and ribbon cutting today for its new location in Appomattox.
Appomattox Town Council standing committee reports on Sept. 12 included a discussion from Town Manager Terry McGhee on an upcoming council retreat and town projects.
The Appomattox County Board of Supervisors in August approved a request by the Town of Appomattox to abandon a small portion of Hunter Street (Secondary Route 1036) as a public secondary road.
At the Town of Pamplin City Council meeting Sept. 13, the Pamplin Area Legacy Supporters (PALS) asked the council to match $4,080 PALS has raised toward a LOVE sign.
Appomattox County recently received a payment of $43,500.48 from its sale of timber in fiscal 2022, which was from July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022.
The Southern Cruisers Riding Club of Virginia held their state rally in historical Appomattox on Aug. 5-7. The Appomattox Inn and Suites hosted the event that was represented by 10 chapters throughout the state of Virginia. About 90 members converged Friday night to kick the rally off.
Madison Stratton, of Appomattox, won three prizes at the 2022 State Fair of West Virginia Roll of Victory Angus Show in Lewisburg, W.Va.
Mike Pence, 48th vice president of the United States, visited Liberty University (LU) in Lynchburg on Wednesday, Sept. 14, and delivered the address at Convocation. Convocation is a biweekly gathering of LU’s students for Christian worldview development.
The Appomattox County Sheriff's Office posted on its Facebook page today that it has warrants out for 36-year-old Brian Ray Maddox, wanted for breaking and entering, grand larceny and larceny of numerous firearms from a residence in the county on Aug. 13.
The Carver-Price Legacy Museum in Appomattox will host a Dominion Energy Room Dedication ceremony this Saturday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
A benefit for Gabriel Prue, a seventh-grade Appomattox Middle School student who suffered a brain injury four months ago in an outdoor accident, was held Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Appomattox Moose Lodge.
Virginia State Police is investigating a hit and run crash, which resulted in a pedestrian fatality. The crash occurred Tuesday, Sept 20, at 12:30 a.m. on Route 460, four-tenths of a mile west of Route 811 in Bedford County.
Thanks to a generous gift, all girls who join Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline by Sept. 30 will receive a free membership for the upcoming membership year (Oct. 1, 2022 to Sept. 30, 2023).
The Appomattox United Daughters of the Confederacy awarded scholarships to two of their Children of the Confederacy members for the 2022-2023 school year: Laural Williams, who will be attending Longwood College in Farmville, and Autumn Shook, who will be attending William and Mary College in…
Dr. Sylvia Trent-Adams, a graduate of Appomattox County High School, has spent her entire career blazing new trails. Before joining The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth in 2020, she was the first Black woman to serve as Deputy Surgeon General of the U.S. Public …
There was music for everyone at the Appomattox Jeep and Jam Music Festival on Saturday, Sept. 10, with music playing from 2 to 11 p.m.
According to reports from multiple media outlets, the name of Appomattox County Board of Supervisors member John F. Hinkle, who represents the Falling River District, appeared on a leaked membership list of the Oath Keepers group that has garnered attention for its alleged role in the Jan. 6…
On Sunday morning at 9 a.m., the local American Legion Post 104 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9855 honored the 2,996 victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. and the United Airlines Flight 93 airplane that crash…
William White, Charlotte County native, is seeking re-election to the Southside Electric Cooperative Board. White has served on the board since 2012 and has achieved Credentialed Cooperative Director status.
The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a vehicle theft in the locality.
American Legion Post 104 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9855 will host a ceremony at 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Veterans Wall of Honor in front of the Appomattox Court House on Court Street to commemorate the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on the country.
Leah Caldwell, a graduate from Appomattox County High School, has been excelling in an accounting internship at Brown Edwards, a regional accounting firm.
On Tuesday, Aug. 30, Cornerstone Christian Academy (CCA) hosted a special awards ceremony at which fifth grader Alex Dunnam and sixth grader Adrienne Eagle learned that they became state winners in American Legion Auxiliary’s essay contest.
The Local Emergency Planning Committee will hold their next meeting on Thursday, Sept. 8 at 3 p.m. in the Appomattox County Board of Supervisors meeting room.
The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office has announced the arrest of a suspect in the case of a homicide that took place on Monday along Leesville Road. The victim has been identified as Jason Marcus, 40, of Appomattox.
Jason Marcus, 40, of Appomattox County, was found dead behind the wheel of a vehicle on Labor Day (Monday, Sept. 5) in Campbell County, according to the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office.
On Aug. 27, a coalition of minority leaders gathered in Lynchburg to voice their support for 5th District Congressman Bob Good, who represents Appomattox County.
Appomattox Town Manager Terry McGhee said he received a call Aug. 23, the day of the Appomattox Town Council meeting, from Jamie Gillespie, director of economic development for the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance, to inform him of updates in doing business at the site of the old Thomasv…
The White House released the following information last Wednesday about a three-part plan that President Joe Biden announced to cancel $10,000 of student debt for low-to middle-income borrowers: