A proposed addition and renovation at Amherst County High School has received financing support from the county’s board of supervisors, paving the way for the largest construction project at the facility in more than 20 years.
Our latest batch of public records: property transfers for Lynchburg and the surrounding counties, plus building permits for Campbell County.
A bill filed in the Virginia House of Delegates this week would ban abortions after 20 weeks of gestation except in cases where the pregnant woman is at risk of death or "substantial and irreversible" damage to her health.
In response to Gov. Glenn Youngkin's recent executive order to make face masks optional for students in public school buildings, the Amherst County School Board has scheduled a special called meeting for 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, to discuss the matter.
Hospitalization rates for COVID-19 have been fluctuating between 150 to 175 patients in Centra's three area hospitals during the past week.
At its first meeting of 2022, the Amherst County Board of Supervisors on Jan. 18 appointed David Pugh, a 10-year veteran of the board, as its chair.
Amherst County Service Authority customers soon will see an increase in their water and sewer bills following recently approved rate adjustments.
Virginians with no symptoms should avoid using up the state's strained supply of COVID-19 tests, Gov. Glenn Youngkin said Thursday, as the state works to refocus its supply of tests to hospitals, nursing homes and schools.
A dozen of Amherst County Public Schools’ buses are set to get retrofitted at some point this year with air conditioning, a measure bus drivers have said is much needed for the division’s fleet.
A Madison Heights man died in a single-vehicle crash in Amherst County early Jan. 18, according to Virginia State Police.
A proposal to allow all local governments to impose a sales tax to pay for school construction or renovation sped out of a key Senate committee on Wednesday, as a new General Assembly and governor prepare to grapple with an old problem of crumbling school buildings.
Town of Amherst officer Caleb Martin was honored with the department’s 2021 Officer of the Year award during Amherst Town Council’s Jan. 12 meeting.
Amherst Town Council during its first meeting of 2022 heavily discussed amending an ordinance that prohibits riding of bicycles and skateboards on any sidewalk in town, or repealing the regulation altogether.
Partisan debate unfolded Tuesday in the state Senate over Attorney General Jason Miyares’ firing of 30 staffers in the office after a Democratic senator said the short notice was unprofessional and caused confusion.
Workit Health, the nation’s leading virtual substance use disorder treatment provider, recently expanded into Virginia and opened an outpatient clinic in the Richmond area .
Large flocks of horned larks swirled high above us as we patiently waited for them to land nearby.
Gov. Glenn Youngkin addressed the Virginia General Assembly for the first time on Monday, pitching his legislative priorities as solutions to “kitchen-table” issues Virginians face.
The Amherst County School Board has selected Abby Thompson, who has served for more than five years and recently was reelected to a second term, as its chair.
Virginia’s gradual increase of the state’s minimum wage — which Democrats set in motion in 2020 — will move ahead despite GOP efforts to thwart it.
Amherst County Public Schools has quarantined more than 1,300 students since the return from winter break on Jan. 5 because of exposures to COVID-19, according to officials.
Snowfall has turned to sleet across many parts of the Lynchburg region, and ice on the roadways is a "major" concern, the Virginia Department of Transportation said Sunday afternoon.
As much as six inches predicted across Central Virginia with some ice and gusty winds later this evening.
Glenn Youngkin was sworn in on Saturday as Virginia’s 74th governor, saying he was elected to “restore trust in government, and to restore power to the people,” a mission he promised to deliver on during his inaugural address.
Our latest batch of public records: property transfers for Lynchburg and the surrounding counties, plus building permits for Lynchburg.