MADISON HEIGHTS — A deer that darted on to a highway is blamed for a crash that killed a Campbell County teacher Thursday morning.
At a meeting last week, the Amherst County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution that will grant the Amherst County Economic Development Authority the leading role in evaluating alternative uses for the Central Virginia Training Center.
A months-long study that aims to evaluate the county’s current and potential space needs is due this Friday.
With cake and other refreshments on hand, the Amherst County Public Library system is set to celebrate its 50th anniversary this Saturday.
In less than a month, the stately brick building on the corner of West Court and Main might have new owners.
Temperance Elementary has been named a “Title 1 Highly Distinguished School” by the Virginia Department of Education.
Water and sewer customers of the Amherst County Service Authority will see an increase in their utility bills in the coming year.
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One fumble can hurt a team. But two can kill you as the Lancers found out in the second half against E.C. Glass on Friday night as the Hilltoppers took advantage and moved forward for a 41-32 win.
The Temple Christian volleyball team took third place in the Virginia Association of Christian Athletes regional tournament last weekend at Timberlake Christian in Lynchburg.
The Amherst Lancers JV team scored in many different fashions in defeating Rustburg, 38-12.
After several losses, Amherst picked up a Seminole-District win last Friday by knocking off Rustburg, 28-14, at Lancer Stadium in front of a modest number of fans.
On Oct. 3, Temple Christian’s Sallie Robertson recorded her 1,000th career kill during a match against Virginia Episcopal School, bringing her season total to 336.
The undefeated Jefferson Forest Cavaliers won their sixth straight game last Friday with a 45-16 home victory over the Amherst County Lancers.
Amherst County’s Chapter of the NAACP will celebrate the “quiet warriors” of the local community at a dinner this weekend.
They say that journalism is dying.
The team of Caleb Bailey and Phillip Jarabeck won the Drew Vassar Memorial Fishing Tournament on Oct. 18, with a total catch of 17.29 pounds, and Bailey won for biggest fish, 7.96 pounds.
The Amherst County High School Class of 2004 celebrated its 10-year high school reunion last weekend with a total of 125 guests attending.
Looking to take in fall's colorful sights? Leaves at higher elevations are expected to peak around Wednesday. Those colors will then crawl down the mountain, reach mid-level elevations in one week and then the bottom in another week.
Amelon United Methodist Church, in Madison Heights, will host a traditional blessing of the animals event this Saturday, Oct. 25, at 2 p.m. on the front lawn of the church.
Choosing from a rainbow assortment of chalk, artist Elva Hurst sweeps a wave of pink against a purple backdrop. In the background, the sounds of “Chattanooga Choo Choo” fade away.
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Body cameras for police have been hailed by some as a technological cure-all when it comes to suspicions about officers’ behavior.
‘I saw it with my own eyes.”
A Richmond-area circuit judge did not elaborate on her sudden decision to retire after her daughter was appointed prosecutor in the same jurisdiction, and a court spokesman said officials “don’t believe” that the retirement is related to the appointment.
Goodlatte’s illogical energy stance
When dozens of people died from 2003 to 2006 in blazes at several nursing homes that lacked sprinkler systems, the demand went out across the nation to fix a clear and dangerous problem:
It took awhile, but Washington now has done the responsible thing and ceased spying on friendly governments.
A sex offender is not the most savory of characters to emerge as a symbol of a fundamental American right.
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