Glenn Youngkin, who is running as a candidate for the Republican Party nomination for Virginia governor, visited Appomattox at 1:30 p.m. today at Bull Daddy’s restaurant.
The Appomattox County Militia was asked by the Appomattox Historical Society to help at their annual Oyster Festival fundraiser that was held at the DeVault Winery last Saturday.
The Appomattox County Board of Supervisors began their meeting Monday with the reading and presentation of a resolution honoring the late Dr. Paul Harvey, former mayor and town council member of Appomattox who died in October 2020.
One day into Phase 2 of COVID-19 vaccine administration, Gov. Ralph Northam today spoke at a press conference to share what he said was "great news."
Eric Joseph Gravette, who was convicted in September 2020 of federal drug conspiracy and weapons charges, was sentenced recently in U.S. District Court in Lynchburg to 262 months in federal prison.
Tylor Austin Angstadt, 26, of Spout Spring, pleaded guilty to charges related to a break-in and theft at Martin’s Market on Promise Land Road in Appomattox County.
Centra announced plans to sell its four long-term care and skilled nursing facilities to Cascade Capital Group with operations through Hill Valley Health-care and its Life Plan Community to LifeSpire of Virginia.
Emily Wilbourne of Farmville was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Wilbourne was initiated at Elon University.
The J. Robert Jamerson Memorial Library in Appomattox has announced that they have been in communication with Paul Taylor of the Taverham Library in Norwich, England, to start a “sister library.”
Wolfbane Productions is officially reopen following a successful relaunch this past weekend with “Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express” adapted for the stage by Ken Ludwig.
The Appomattox County Sheriff’s Office on Monday announced the arrest of 14 individuals for narcotics distribution in Appomattox County.
Virginia author Robin Traywick Williams (grew up in Lynchburg, MFA from Hollins) has published The Last Romantic War, a narrative work of non-fiction which she spent 20 years researching and writing, that centers on her father’s service in Burma during WWII and her parents’ wartime romance b…
The University of Lynchburg announced today that every new student entering in Fall 2021 who has filed the FAFSA will be given a laptop at no charge.
Appomattox County Sheriff Donald Simpson (center) was presented with three medical bags with $500 worth of medical supplies by Marty White (left), an officer of the Appomattox County Militia. Also shown is Major Robbie Richardson of the Appomattox County Sheriff’s Office. The militia, along …
Fuqua School announces scholastic recognition for the lower/middle/upper school levels for the third nine weeks grading period of the 2020-2021 academic year.
Officials with the Lynchburg Regional Vaccination Center, located in the Candlers Station Shopping Center, announced the opening of a new telephone bank that will assist Central Virginia residents in obtaining appointments to receive COVID-19 vaccinations.
Dr. Kerry Gateley, health director for the Central Virginia Health District (CVHD), shared with Lynchburg officials recently that the CVHD is now in Phase 2 of COVID-19 vaccinations.
According to posts on the Facebook pages of Appomattox Raiders Volleyball and William Campbell Volleyball, former Raiders volleyball coach David Cardwell has passed away unexpectedly.
The Adult and Career Education of Central Virginia Program (ACE) provides the opportunity for all adults to improve their education, employment skills and career path goals.
The 2021-22 fiscal year budget of the Appomattox County Public School District was approved at the March 25 meeting of the school board and forwarded Friday to Appomattox County Administrator Susan Adams for county review.
With it being Autism Awareness month, local mom Sherry Klinedinst thought it would be fitting to share her family’s positive experience with the Appomattox County Sheriff’s Department in serving her family.
First-time unemployment claims in the Lynchburg area reached their highest level in two months, just as it reached the one-year anniversary of COVID-19 being declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization.
Cameron Faulkner Fleshman, 46, of Appomattox, was convicted on three probation violations and sentenced to serve four months in jail with three months of time already served counting toward the sentence.
Central Virginia Community College (CVCC) officials have announced a plan to produce two virtual graduation ceremonies during the month of May. One is for the college’s Class of 2020 graduates and the second will be for this year’s Class of 2021 graduates.
Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. For up-to-date information, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org.
Central Virginia Health District (CVHD) entered COVID-19 vaccination Phase 1c on March 25. The transition was made following “statements from our central office, feedback from major vaccinators in the district, and our own internal analyses,” said CVHD Health Director Kerry Gateley, MD, MPH.
The Babcock Inn, a premier level Porch Partner of A Mother’s Rest (AMR), will be hosting a three-night respite retreat April 16-19 exclusively for adoptive and foster moms of loved ones with extra needs.
After much deliberation and several meetings, Appomattox County’s budget for fiscal 2022 was finalized on Monday, March 29, at the final budget meeting. Now all that remains is for the budget to be duly advertised for a public hearing.
As a safety precaution due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Appomattox Court House National Historical Park encourages visitors to engage with this year’s 156th Commemoration of the Surrender and Freedom Day through a variety of virtual opportunities.
Visitors to the American Civil War Museum in Appomattox will find themselves face-to-face with the portraits and stories of African Americans who held various roles in both the background and foreground of American history from 1865 to the civil rights time frame.
In the Appomattox Town Council workshop meeting March 23, three organizations presented requests to the council for Community Agency Funding in 2022: Appomattox Tourism Committee, Appomattox Chamber of Commerce and the Historic Appomattox Railroad Festival. They also reported to the council …
As the number of COVID-19 cases within Appomattox County and the Appomattox County Public Schools system decline, virtual students are being encouraged to return to in-person learning to the degree that classroom space allows.
At around 10:30 p.m. on Monday, the Appomattox Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched in the area of the 500 block of Acorn Drive in Appomattox County to investigate smoke in a residence.
Kevin Turner, broker/owner of CENTURY 21 ALL-SERVICE announced Tuesday that Century 21 Real Estate LLC recently recognized Appomattox sales affiliate Michelle Ford with the CENTURY 21 2020 Quality Service Pinnacle Producer Award.