The Appomattox Senior FFA chapter has officially started its annual citrus fruit sale fundraiser.
The Virginia Department of Elections wants to remind voters that witness signatures are required on all absentee ballots being cast in the 2021 General Election.
Carter Swanberg, a junior at Appomattox County High School, participated in the state finals for the FFA Small Engine Troubleshooting Career Development Event (CDE).
Political outsider, business leader, and Republican nominee for governor Glenn Youngkin announced that he received the endorsement of more than 20 Commonwealth’s Attorneys.
Appomattox Christian Academy recently welcomed Anglican Bishop Manto to consecrate their newly renovated Rhetoric School. The Rhetoric School, comprised of students in eighth through 12th grade, will begin meeting in Boone Hall, a building donated to the school in honor of Bruce and Meredith Boone.
Preparations for the Church Street Waterline Project continue to advance rapidly, Town Manager Gary Shanaberger reported to the Appomattox Town Council during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday. The meeting took place on Tuesday instead of Monday because of the Columbus Day holiday Monday.
Dark Leaf Farms, located on the boarder of Appomattox and Campbell Counties between the Chap and Spring Mills communities, welcomed huge crowds to its fourth annual fall pumpkin festival Saturday, Oct. 2.
Today in Appomattox County Circuit Court, thirty-five-year-old Concord resident Christopher Dustin Mayberry was sentenced to serve 41 years for sex crimes with a minor that were committed in 2019.
Following the opening ceremonies of the Appomattox Historic Railroad Festival on Friday — the event being dedicated to the late Paul Harvey — the Courtland Festival Park Committee dedicated a park bench to his memory in a brief ceremony.
For lovers of classic rock and pop music, Sunday’s afternoon’s performance by a newly-formed The Doobie Brothers tribute band at the Appomattox Historical Railroad Festival was a chance to groove on down memory lane and listen to some of the 50-year-old band’s greatest hits.
There might not have been any cuter of a scene at last weekend’s Appomattox Railroad Festival than Sunday afternoon’s Teddy Bear Parade. Thirteen small children, including infants, participated in the parade while showing their teddy bears, going down Main Street alongside family members and…
North Creek Ridge Bed & Breakfast held a ribbon cutting ceremony this afternoon at approximately 1:30 p.m. to officially become the newest small business venture in Appomattox County.
When Dr. Paul Harvey died last October, the Town of Appomattox lost one of its biggest champions and supporters. The fact that this year’s Appomattox Historic Railroad Festival was dedicated to the memory of the man who chaired the committee and worked tirelessly for the community seemed to …
Two Elder Guides is offering two workshops this fall. These workshops are for those grieving the loss of a loved one or another significant loss in their life.
Central Virginia landowners can learn more about actively managing their forest lands during the 11th annual Forest Landowners’ Retreat, to be held Oct. 22-23 at Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center near Appomattox.
It’s been 42 years since George “Cookie” Morgan received a kidney transplant from his mother as a teenager. In 1979, Gloria Morgan, of Appomattox, gave the gift of life to her son who was born with a kidney defect, which made urinating difficult.
After a one-year hiatus, the Historic Appomattox Railroad Festival is back in town. The annual festival that began nearly 50 years ago was canceled in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic but returns this weekend with many familiar attractions and several new features.
The Appomattox County Historical Society will provide a number of special offerings during the Appomattox County Historic Railroad Festival. On Sunday, Oct. 10, in the afternoon during the Good Ole Days, the society will have displays, museum tours and kids’ activities.
Since 2013, the Appomattox Lion’s Club has been working with local public and private schools to offer free vision screenings for children. The Lion’s Club has been operating as a nonprofit civic organization for almost 80 years in Appomattox.
Two students from the Appomattox County High School FFA chapter competed in the State FFA Tractor Troubleshooting Career Development Event at the 2021 State Fair of Virginia.
On Saturday, Oct. 2, from 6-10 p.m., many students of Appomattox County High School participated in a parent-sponsored 2021 Homecoming Dance. The event was held at Courtland Festival Park on Court Street, Appomattox.
Jamerson Building Supply celebrated its 75th anniversary by holding a Local Hero Celebration on Thursday, Sept. 30, at Courtland Festival Park in Appomattox.
One person was injured in a two-vehicle wreck that occurred around 2:15 today in Concord, approximately one mile past the main traffic light on U.S. 460 East.
In celebration of this year’s Railroad Festival, the J. Robert Jamerson Memorial Library, in conjunction with Appomattox for Equality, has put up a StoryWalk.
The following press release was issued Thursday evening by Appomattox County Republican Committee Chairman Christian Raymond regarding Tuesday's grand jury indictments against Courthouse District Board of Supervisor candidate Alvin "AR" Evans, who is running against current board chairman Sa…
Both Thomas Wilson and Carter Swanberg from the Appomattox County High School FFA chapter competed in the State FFA Lawn Tractor Operators Safety Contest at the 2021 State Fair of Virginia.
It was a perfect evening for an outdoor concert, and Ken and Bonnie Swanson at Evergreen Lavender Farm hosted a successful event under the stars: Blues Night at the Farm. The Sept. 18 event featured Hoppie Vaughan and the Ministers of Soul.
If you see Kathleen Evans Wooldridge, be sure to wish her a happy birthday. The lifelong Appomattox County resident has reached a major milestone: her 100th birthday, the century mark, triple digits.
In its September meeting, the Appomattox County Board of Supervisors voted to reopen the Appomattox County Animal Shelter and resume control of its operations, hopefully by the beginning of 2022. The vote was unanimous (Supervisor Watkins Abbitt Jr. was not present at the meeting).
2021 Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin posted a video on his Facebook page yesterday that is critical of Democrat opponent Terry McAuliffe for his role in the botched 2014 deal with China-based Lindenberg Industries that promised to bring hundreds of jobs to Appomattox in the…
State Farm agent Sarah Saunders is teaming up with Appomattox Volunteer Fire Company to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety.”
Timothy Ryland Ferguson, 39, of Appomattox, pleaded guilty to two felony charges, possession with intent to sell or distribute methamphetamine and possession of methamphetamine.
Would you like to own an acoustic guitar signed by Ted Nugent? The Appomattox County Militia has an NRA “We The People” guitar as one of its prizes in its latest raffle.
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.
The long-planned demolition of a partially collapsed building on Main Street in Pamplin is currently underway. The town plans to sell the land and the building to the left. This photo from Sept. 14 shows the current progress on the work.