Amherst County Public Works, Building Inspections and Amherst County Sheriff's Office personnel recently cleaned an illegal dump site on Lynchs Ferry Road in Madison Heights.
This excited boy is Roscoe! If there's one thing we can say it's he's always ready to play! At approximately 1 year old he's definitely full of himself! Roscoe came in as a stray, he weighs 45 pounds and is definitely dog friendly when meeting all the dogs.
The Amherst County Sports Hall of Fame has formally asked the county’s school board to consider changing a longstanding policy to clear the way for naming the high school’s baseball field in honor of Jim Procopio, a former Lancer coach.
Our latest batch of public records: property transfers for Lynchburg and the surrounding counties, plus building permits for Campbell County.
On Wednesday, March 22 the Amherst County Sheriff's Office came to Monelison Middle School to play against the middle school basketball team in a benefit game.
A rezoning and special use permit for commercial expansion at Motor World in Madison Heights received the Amherst County Planning Commission’s thumbs up for approval March 16 while a related request for 136 townhomes near the property was tabled to allow for more review.
Nuns, gangsters, priests, cops and plenty of music are lined up for Amherst County High School’s spring musical, ‘Sister Act,’ from March 30 to April 1.
Former Virginia governors George Allen and Bob McDonnell are scheduled to speak at the Amherst County Republican Committee’s Patriot Society March 29 dinner in Madison Heights.
‘The Native Nightmare’ Austin Deanda, of Amherst, remains undefeated as a professional boxer after a victory over Daniel Terry in Lynchburg on March 18.
For 65 years, the bright smiling face of Helen Williams has greeted residents in Amherst County’s cooperative extension, a program administered through Virginia Tech.
Dick Whitehead of the Historical Society of Nelson County will talk about the life of Parson Rose, who came to the Virginia Colony at the age of 21, just ordained in England. Preaching was his calling, but he developed other areas of expertise, such as surveying, inventing the double canoe f…
The Lady Lancer varsity softball team opened its season March 15 with an 11-0 victory over Appomattox.
The Amherst County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a March Membership Drive.
Sweet Briar College on May 25 will host up to 200 Girl Scouts from the nation’s capital for a day of engineering exploration. As one of only two all-women ABET accredited engineering programs in the country, Sweet Briar College is a natural partner for the Girl Scout Council of the nation’s …
Every time people throw litter, including cigarette butts, out of their vehicles, they are creating great harm to wildlife and destroying the beauty of the Earth.
This is Bubba, He’s been the perfect gentleman in our care. He looks to be a Hound-Pit mix.
The Central Virginia Planning District Commission (CVPDC) has announced the award of $773,000 from its Virginia Housing PDC Development Grant to four developers creating affordable housing within the region.
Under one new law a person could get up to a year in jail for making a prank emergency call that draws police.
An Amherst County man will take home $3.125 million before taxes after he won the top prize in a Virginia Lottery scratch-ticket game.
The Virginia Department of Education approved Central Virginia Community College’s application for a College Partnership Laboratory School Planning grant.
Eugene Butler was at a further education course in Bedford on a Monday morning last month, when he got an unexpected email calling for him to come to Richmond.
The largest commercial solar farm proposed to date in Amherst County in the Piney River area received a denial vote from the county’s planning commission on March 16.
The cost of food, housing, transportation and health care have increased in recent months.