Looking Back: Times Virginian News Archives


Paulette wins teen popularity poll

There was fun and excitement for six pretty misses of Evergreen at the Halloween Party. Arlene Paulette was the Teenage Popularity Contest. Also participating in the contest were Joette Paulette, Bonnie Faye Paulette, Brenda Grishaw, Barbara Kay Staples and Juanita Martin. 


Walton receives award from VA Tech

Lloyd G. Walton, retired superintendent of Appomattox County Public Schools, was awarded a Distinguished Alumnus Award by the College of Education at Virginia Tech. The award recognizes people who have graduated from one of the various College of Education programs. 

Governor bans outdoor fires

Gov. L. Douglas Wilder banned all outdoor burning in Virginia. The decree followed two months of below-normal rainfall and a series of forest fires in the western part of Virginia and West Virginia. 

Chestnut Grove Community News

Mrs. Grace Repass and Mrs. Leota Clifton visited Tuesday with Mrs. Helen Beasley. 


Regional program to help build healthy families

First-time parents in Appomattox County will be getting a helping hand through the new Healthy Families program designed to prevent child abuse in at-risk homes and help parents better manage the health and welfare of their children. 

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