After the Nelson County Board of Supervisors voted not to meet with Amherst County supervisors on a potential joint agricultural complex, Amherst officials are not moving forward with purchasing a 300-acre site for that purpose unless another partnership forms.
Amherst County officials are eyeing ways to fund a sewer project on River Road in Madison Heights that will boost development efforts in the area.
The Amherst County Board of Supervisors honored Sam Bryant, the county’s recently retired public safety director, with a resolution on Sept. 20.
Now that fall has arrived, squirrels and blue jays are not the only creatures searching for nuts.
The bill for an average residential customer of Appalachian Power Co. will likely be about $30 higher by year’s end.
A judge on Tuesday sentenced a Washington, D.C., man to a year and a half behind bars for a wreck last year in Amherst County that left his sister dead and another man injured.
Former Blue Ridge Medical Center COO Debbie Williams watched as Rick Shinn unveiled a plaque to the right of the entrance to the center’s new Appomattox location.
A proposed residential mixed-use development heavily focused on senior living and consisting of more than 300 apartments, an assisted-living facility and dozens of homes in Madison Heights has Amherst County’s zoning approval to move forward.
For the third time since 2019, Sweet Briar College has been ranked as one of the most innovative liberal arts colleges by U.S. News & World Report.
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner made a stop in the Hill City on Friday afternoon, visiting the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance to meet with business and higher education leaders of Central Virginia to talk about nuclear energy and his recently-championed CHIPS and Science Act in the U.S. Senate.
Doctors, dietitians and health experts are worried that the pandemic increased teen obesity rates.
Our latest batch of public records: property transfers for Lynchburg and the surrounding counties, plus building permits for Campbell County.
Attorney General Jason Miyares said this week that he will work with legislators to revive a bill that could allow his office to prosecute alleged sexual crimes against minors.
Amherst County Administrator Dean Rodgers resigned at the end of Tuesday's board of supervisors meeting after a closed session held to "evaluate the performance of the county administrator."
Amherst County Public Schools can expect to receive a one-time bonus around the first of December, Superintendent William Wells said.
Division between Nelson County’s board of supervisors on a proposed Amherst-Nelson agricultural complex has stalled Nelson’s participation in the project, after only two of five supervisors expressed support for a joint county meeting.
Tiny wood warblers stopped by last week, flitting among the trees to load up on insects on their long journey south.
Blue Ridge Mountain Maze in Lovingston is kicking off a new season on Saturday, Sept. 24.
Five months after walking the banks of the James River in Amherst County to observe the need for protection of a sanitary sewer line, U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., announced recently the county is on track to receive $2 million for the project as part of federal spending for fiscal year 2023.
Fiery wreck kills one, injures two in Campbell County
Construction of a new Starbucks is making progress on U.S. 29 Business in Madison Heights.
The Amherst County School Board recently received a report on academic growth assessment from the spring 2022 semester that shows gain for the division.
The majority of the Town of Amherst government’s $2.2 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) money will go toward a major utility project, town officials have decided.
The new policy requires students to use school bathrooms that match the sex they were assigned at birth, says student participation in school athletics shall be based on “biological sex” — and requires parent approval for changes to a student’s name, and pronouns.