Here’s a look at crime reported to the Amherst County Sheriff’s Office recently:
Eldon Bradley’s story also is the story of the Pedlar Fire Department, which he now oversees.
Public schools in Amherst, Bedford and Nelson counties are closing early today because of the weather forecast.
A Rustburg man has been charged in connection with the deadly home invasion on Martins Lane in Madison Heights.
The new owners of the Phelps Road school in Madison Heights failed to pass one hurdle on the road to transform the crumbling structure into affordable housing.
A “brutal” home-invasion attack Thursday morning that left a woman dead and her son badly wounded has rocked the quiet community in Madison Heights.
The changes will be numerous: a new name, renovated rooms, new staffing and a commitment to attracting a more-refined clientele.
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The Amherst County wrestling team finished 5th out of 26 teams last weekend at the Big Blue Wrestling Tournament at Christiansburg High School.
Sarah Coleman in her first year as an Amherst pole vaulter set a new school record on Jan. 9, when she cleared 9-9 during an invitational meet at Liberty University.
The boys’ varsity basketball team picked up a win this past week before suffering a tough loss to end the week.
Amherst’s wrestling team swept its matches against E.C. Glass, Charlottesville and G.W. Danville at Wednesday’s quad hosted by the Hilltoppers.
After reeling off three straight wins, the Lady Lancers basketball team took a U-turn and dropped three consecutive games.
The Lancers wrestling team took down three area squads at last week’s quad meet, held at Jefferson Forest High School.
The Amherst junior varsity basketball team returned to the hardwood last week after a two-week break and picked up a win and a loss.
For 40 years, in painting after painting, artist Richard Crozier has recorded the shifting view in and around Charlottesville on his canvases — often while sitting in his car.
Sweet Briar College piano instructor Anna Billias and soprano Alina Kirshon Goldman will join together for a recital this Sunday at 3 p.m. in the college’s Memorial Chapel.
Sweet Briar College’s financial aid and academic computing offices will host Financial Aid Super Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 24 in Benedict Computer Lab. The session is open to Sweet Briar employees and students, as well as local high school students and their families.
Shadow boxes, mixed-media dolls, hanging clay pieces and ethereal drawings inspired by dreams are just some of the artwork visitors can expect at a new exhibition debuting at Sweet Briar College.
After 10 years in business, Health Nut Nutrition, a local healthy foods grocer, has expanded into a roomy location at Wyndhurst nearly twice its former size.
Two area residents will show how to safely trap, neuter and return (TNR) free-roaming cats at a free workshop at the Madison Heights Library on Jan. 31 at 11 a.m.
Betty McCauley was devastated when her husband Danny McCauley died two weeks ago. Over the course of his military service in the Marines and National Guard, the Madison Heights veteran received numerous awards, including a Purple Heart.
Editorials Letters to the Editor
Give the man credit. Gov. Terry McAuliffe has been exceptionally active in economic development during his first year in office.
‘The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.”
‘People are ready for change,” said Virginia Secretary of Education Anne Holton, referring to reform of the state Standards of Learning (The Daily Progress, Dec. 28).
Virginia Democrats sure talk a good game about the right to vote. Too bad they don’t play one.
On Dec. 16, the Amherst County Board of Supervisors offered to lease the former Amherst Baptist Church building in the Town of Amherst to Second Stage.
We knew that terror suspects were being tortured.
Just as there were numerous layers and angles and necessary responses to the Rolling Stone’s original allegations of a gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity, so are there with the magazine’s apology and admission that it did not verify many aspects of the story.
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