Josh Vannoy, a member of the Appomattox Volunteer Fire Department, was deployed Jan. 15 for six months with the United States Air Force.
On Friday, the Commonwealth of Virginia graduated its 137th generation of Virginia State Troopers. The 31 new troopers were presented with their diplomas during commencement exercises at the State Police Training Academy located at 7700 Midlothian Turnpike in North Chesterfield County. Gov. …
Appomattox American Legion Post 104 Riders Director Jeffrey Lewis, along with current Post 104 Commander Pablo Moctezuma, presented a Certificate of Achievement to Past Post 104 Commander and Legion Riders Director Ron Krauklis.
Appomattox American Legion Post 104, assisted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9855, will present the annual Four Chaplains Memorial Service on Sunday, Feb. 5, at 10:30 a.m. at Elon Baptist Church, 137 Church Street in Pamplin (across from the Post Office).
A bidder withdrew their bid of $82,000 for construction of the High Bridge Trail parking lot in Pamplin, saying they couldn’t take on the job, which looked more difficult once investigated.
The Carver-Price Legacy Museum (CPLM) in Appomattox preserves and interprets Carver-Price High School, an original historic Rosenwald School building, serving as a symbol of the significant changes occurring from public school segregation to integration in the American South.
Wolfbane Productions took home nine wins in the 2022 BroadwayWorld Awards for Central Virginia, which honors the best of regional and touring shows all over the country.
Today in Appomattox County Circuit Court, a teenage female co-defendant pleaded guilty to charges connected with death threats levied toward two Appomattox County High School (ACHS) students in March 2022.
On Friday, Appomattox County High School (ACHS) hosted Raider Ready Day, a one-morning event that introduces eighth graders from Appomattox Middle School (AMS) to the various elective courses available for them to take when they reach the high school level.
On Monday, Susan Adams officially notified the Historic Appomattox Railroad Festival Board of Directors of her resignation as president of the board.
At the Appomattox County Board of Supervisors meeting Jan. 17, the board unanimously adopted an ordinance amendment to exempt legitimate “farm use” vehicles from personal property taxes.
Those who have read the Times Virginia this month may have noticed a new name and photograph in the “Words from the Chamber” column. Steven Boyer was approved as new director by the Appomattox County Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors to take over for John Redding, who decided to enjoy…
According to multiple reports, a bill was proposed last week to the Virginia House of Delegates titled "Sage's Law," named after an Appomattox County teenager who was a victim of sex trafficking.
Today in Appomattox County Circuit Court, 21-year-old Mitariq E. Green, of Meherrin, pleaded guilty to four charges filed against him for his role in an incident where death threats were made against two Appomattox County High School students on March 28, 2022.
Appomattox County Sheriff Donald D. Simpson recently announced that he will not seek reelection and will complete his elected term Dec. 31.
The American Pickers are excited to return to Virginia. They plan to film episodes of The History Channel hit television series throughout your area in March 2023.
Virginia State Police is still seeking information on a fatal hit and run crash that took the life of Aaron Collins, 26, of Concord, on Sept. 21.
The Appomattox Chapter 11, United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) welcomes its newest member, Laural Megan Williams, who had aged out of the Children of the Confederacy (CofC). Laural had been a CofC member since 2004.
Carver-Price Legacy Museum’s Martin Luther King (MLK) Ceremony Celebration returned this year, creating a multicultural experience for the community, strengthening the community’s values and providing entertainment.
Liberty University School of Behavioral Sciences professor Dr. Lisa Sosin has been announced as the namesake of a new award from the Association for Creativity in Counseling (ACC), a division of the American Counseling Association.
During the recent Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention, Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced the results of an economic impact study from the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service.
The Appomattox County Board of Supervisors elected a chair and vice-chair, set governing rules, laws and procedures and dates and time of meeting, and confirmed the clerk of the board at its meeting Jan. 3.
Today in Appomattox County Circuit Court, Enrico Andre Moss was found guilty of first degree murder for his involvement in the Oct. 20, 2020 homicide of 45-year-old Bedford County resident Carlos L. Rose.
Anna Elder, of Pamplin, is one of 477 students who made the President’s List at Shenandoah University for the Fall 2022 semester.
Testimony was heard today at Appomattox County Circuit Court in the opening day of the jury trial for Enrico Andre Moss, who is charged in connection with the Oct. 20, 2020 homicide of Bedford County resident Carlos L. Rose, aged 45. The case will resume Thursday morning at 9 a.m.
The Carver-Price Legacy Museum is happy to announce the return of their annual Dr. Martin Luther King Day ceremonies for 2023. The museums’ event will be held on Sunday, Jan. 15, beginning at 2:30 p.m. at Jordan Baptist Church, 11882 Stonewall Road, Appomattox.
The traditional Times Square Ball in New York City dropped on New Year’s Eve with millions of people hugging, kissing, dancing, cheering and singing “Auld Lang Syne” to welcome 2023.
Ledgestone Group, in conjunction with the Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA), announced today, December 21, that the 2024 PDGA Professional Disc Golf World Championships will be located in the City of Lynchburg and Bedford County, Virginia.
The Central Virginia Planning District Commission (CVPDC) was awarded $2 million to support the creation of affordable housing within the planning district from Virginia Housing, a not-for-profit organized by the Commonwealth of Virginia in 1972 to help Virginians attain quality housing affo…
This afternoon in Appomattox County Circuit Court, 23-year-old Mik'Tavis Elonta Naeshu Green, of Prospect, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and other charges in relation to the Oct. 20, 2020 homicide of Carlos Levell Rose, a 45-year-old Bedford County resident.
The Appomattox Knights of Columbus council at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church on Oakleigh Avenue announced that their quarterly Outstanding Individual Contributor Recognition Award was given to Bonnie Toth.
Wilkes Jewelers had a special guest helper recently when 10-year-old Henrico resident Harrison Conrad wanted to create special Christmas gifts for the ladies in his life — his mother, grandmothers and sisters.
At the Dec. 12 meeting of the Appomattox Town Council, re-elected and new members, and Mayor Richard Conner, took their Oath of Office led by Appomattox County Circuit Court Clerk Janet Hix.
The National Park Service and Longwood University will host the annual free Civil War Seminar on Feb. 4, located in the Jarman Auditorium at Longwood University, Farmville.
High school juniors across Southside Electric Cooperative’s service area, which includes Appomattox County, are encouraged to apply for the Electric Cooperative Youth Tour as the trip heads back to the nation’s capital for a week next June.
The Virginia Foundation for Community College Education (VFCCE) has awarded a grant to Central Virginia Community College (CVCC) to participate in the College Attainment for Parent Students (CAPS) Pilot Project.
At its Monday, Dec. 19, meeting, the Appomattox County Board of Supervisors handled many administrative tasks, made board appointments and set the stage for an organized 2023.
The Bruiser Wrestling Federation’s (BWF) Bruiser for Wrestling event had more than one winner, as Appomattox Relay for Life, a nonprofit organization that funds cancer research, benefited greatly from the event’s proceeds.
Local emergency crews were kept busy over the Christmas weekend and the surrounding days as high winds and single-digit temperatures struck Appomattox County, in addition to several fires, motor vehicle accidents and other incidents.
Appomattox County resident Aalaysia Canada, 12, was honored by the American Legion Auxiliary with the National Youth Hero Award at the American Legion Post 16 in Lynchburg on Thursday night, Dec. 15.
Earlier today, the Concord Volunteer Fire Department and Appomattox Volunteer Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 3900 block of Stonewall Road.
A man died from a gunshot wound on Christmas Eve in the Concord area of Appomattox County, according to the Appomattox County Sheriff’s Office.
In the years since her time onstage as a student in Liberty University’s Department of Theatre Arts, Rachel Day Hughes (’13) has brought her acting craft to multiple stages. This holiday season, she has made her screen debut in the feature film “I Heard the Bells,” which premiered on Dec. 1 …
According to the National Center for Responsible Gaming, adolescents experience serious problems related to gambling at a higher rate than adults. Studies show that children and teenagers are more likely to develop a gambling addiction later in life if they gamble at a young age.