Here’s a look at crime reported to the Amherst County Sheriff’s Office from July 27 through Aug. 2.
Before Dale Williams arrived in Monroe, he was working at McDonald’s. The 21-year-old Norfolk man now is working toward a career in electrical work with the goal of obtaining advanced training in solar panels.
Fifty years ago, Monelison Rescue Squad could not have functioned without the Holiday Inn.
The addition of a new medical facility in the Town of Amherst could help mitigate a shortage of health care professionals in the county.
Congressman Bob Goodlatte, R-6th, said Tuesday he felt it’d be a mistake to impeach President Obama unless there was a groundswell of public support for it.
Eight men have been indicted on charges of conspiracy to distribute cocaine, according to the United States Department of Justice.
The Amherst County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the loss of a deputy who died Sunday after a battle with pancreatic cancer.
Lunch with Ponch
Amherst County Pet of the Week
Scenic Amherst County
Summer ends with a splash
Northside thrives on third and fourth downs, builds a big lead and downs Amherst.
A local athlete made a name for herself at the national level last month when she, along with her team, took a national title at the United States Pony Club Championships at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.
By Lee Luther Jr.
After weeks of preparation on the field and in the weight room, the Lancers football team scrimmaged Liberty (Bealton) last Friday.
The Amherst Lancer golf team got a jumpstart on the rest of the schools with several matches already on the books.
The Amherst County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2014 was introduced to friends and family at Sunday’s ice cream social held at the Madison Heights Community Center.
Amherst County’s connection to the Lynchburg Hillcats baseball team is more like a romance in a never-ending love story.
Rebec Vineyards hosts its fourth Annual Labor Day Wine & Music Festival this Saturday, rain or shine, from noon to 6 p.m.
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Clifford will dedicate a new stained glass window with the premiere of a new hymn at this Sunday’s service starting at 9 a.m.
Two recent graduates of Amherst County High School recently completed basic military training.
Armed with a lance and clad in full armor, “Mr. Floyd” raced up and down the sidelines on horseback during touchdowns and other moments of victory.
A documentary of first-person stories from students and teachers about the Temperance Schools from the 1930s until the late 1960s is set to premier Thursday, Aug. 21 at 6:45 p.m. at the Clifford Ruritan Center.
The Amherst Presbyterian Church has scheduled a series of Thursday evening worship services for the Amherst community beginning Thursday, Aug. 21, at the picnic pavilion on the church property on North Main Street. The special services will continue each Thursday evening beginning at 7 p.m. and will continue for six weeks through Sept. 25.
A duo of performers will liven up the stage at the Second Street Farmers Market next week on Thursday, Aug. 21.
Editorials Letters to the Editor
Thanks to all for a great 4-H camp
When the Amherst County Board of Supervisors first began pushing for a state-sponsored efficiency study of the county school system, the idea was that a more efficient system would be less expensive for the county and its taxpayers. It didn’t work out that way.
Now, let’s support our schools
A majority of the Amherst County Board of Supervisors has found a way to discourage members who want to inform the public about what transpires behind closed doors. It’s an odd approach to transparency in government.
The summer’s theme seems to be search warrants — or lack thereof.
Which is easier: Flip to the classified ads section of your local newspaper to find government announcements, or search a government website — perhaps numerous websites — to try to find the same information?
The Blue Ridge Parkway is one of the most underappreciated tourism draws in Central Virginia.
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Your guide to fall festivals in Amherst and Nelson Counties
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