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.

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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. 

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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.

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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 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.

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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.

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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. 

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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…

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…

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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. 

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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…

A Dillwyn man was fatally shot by Virginia State Police personnel last Wednesday evening, June 16, in Amherst County, and an investigation is being conducted.

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:

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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. 

James Madison University announced the following students who graduated during the May 2021 commencement exercises: