Amherst County recently received nearly $196,000 in a Virginia Department of Transportation grant for the purpose of installing dynamic flashers to improve safety at the intersection of Virginia 151 and U.S. 29.
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Changes to Amherst County’s comprehensive plan, including a resident’s request to remove hundreds of acres from a designated growth area near the town of Amherst, unanimously received the backing the Amherst County Planning Commission last Thursday. Read more
In April 2015, Jamychael Mitchell, a 24-year-old-man suffering from bipolar disorder, was arrested for stealing five bucks worth of junk food from a convenience store in Hampton Roads. Over the course of 101 days, he languished in the Hampton Roads Regional Jail, forgotten by his jailers des… Read more