The field for three seats on Amherst Town Council and the town’s mayor position is set for the Nov. 8 election with seven candidates, including three newcomers, on the ballot.
Derrick Brown is stepping down as principal at Amherst County High School to become director of professional learning and student success for the division.
A pedestrian was fatally struck Tuesday night in Amherst County, police said.
In her ninth year with Amherst County Public Schools, Dana Norman recently was appointed to become the division’s new assistant superintendent of instruction effective July 1.
On June 29, 2012, a highly destructive storm called a derecho swept across the Midwest and into the mid-Atlantic states, causing widespread damage and millions of power outages.
Downtown Amherst was filled with American flags and festive spirits for the First Responders Parade and Celebration on June 25.
At age 15, Amherst County Public Safety Director Sam Bryant responded to his first of countless emergency services calls, a motor vehicle crash on U.S. 60.
Efforts to build a 45,000-square-foot industrial multi-tenant building in the Amelon Commerce Center on U.S. 29 in Madison Heights are picking up speed.
Amherst County Sheriff’s Office are cleared to receive additional compensation on top of a 6.5% pay increase planned for all county employees in the 2022-23 fiscal year budget that begins July 1.
County got it wrong on landfill decision
Because the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade Friday, not only will women’s rights and health be harmed, but so will every living creature on the planet.
"There could be physicians whose licenses could be at stake," Sen. Steve Newman, R-Lynchburg, said in an interview with Washington's WTOP radio.
For years, a large property on U.S. 29 Business in Amherst County just north of the Seminole Plaza shopping center caught Madison Heights resident Sam Patel’s eye and imagination.
Amherst County officials recently approved a special exception permit for Motor World to establish an automotive repair garage in Madison Heights at the intersection of U.S. 29 Business and Dillard Road.
A barricade around Monument Terrace divided two groups seeming to share little but passion Monday evening.
“They went back to clean up and salvage what they could after the worst flooding in the history of the Roanoke Valley had left behind a path of destruction and millions of dollars in damage.”
Following Friday's U.S. Supreme Court decision ending constitutional protections for abortions, two Lynchburg-area legislators are poised to play major roles in a renewed effort to limit abortions in Virginia.
A rezoning request to build two dozen townhomes on the corner of Dillard Road and Virginia 130 in Madison Heights was denied during the Amherst County Board of Supervisors’ June 21 meeting.
Our latest batch of public records: property transfers for Lynchburg and the surrounding counties, plus building permits for Campbell County.
Gov. Glenn Youngkin on Friday hailed the U.S. Supreme Court's decision overturning Roe v. Wade, which returns abortion regulations to the states, and said he plans "to take every action I can to protect life."
After picking up their second Virginia High School League state championship in school history, four Liberty Christian Academy baseball players and their coach earned all-state accolades on June 21.
A new restaurant called Bonfire will be opening soon in downtown Amherst.
A former veterinarian was sentenced June 22 to eight months behind bars in connection with a pair of misdemeanor drug charges related to his personal use of a veterinary hospital’s supply of hydromorphone, an opioid drug also known under the trade name of Dilaudid.
The Amherst County Planning Commission recently gave its backing to the latest update of the county’s comprehensive plan, a guide for growth and development.