NEW/REPLACEMENT SIGNS WILL APPEAR IN COUNTY CURVES

  Over 400 signs to be placed across Lynchburg District LYNCHBURG – Property owners and motorists may notice stakes or new/replacement signs placed in curves along state right of way across much of the Lynchburg District. Over 400 signs will be installed, with more than 200 in Campbell County alone. The work is being done as part of a Manual … Read More

DRAKES BRANCH BLOOD VISIT TODAY!!

THE RED CROSS BLOOD MOBILE IS AT THE MUNICIPAL BUILDING IN DRAKES BRANCH TODAY 2/16 UNTIL 6 PM SPONSORED BY MT. CALVARY METHODIST CHURCH.

THE SENIOR ALERT FOR MELVIN HARDY WYLIE HAS BEEN CANCELLED

    THE VIRGINIA STATE POLICE HAD ISSUED A SENIOR ALERT ON BEHALF OF THE FAIRFAX COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT ON FEBRUARY 15, 2017 AT 1049 HOURS THE FAIRFAX COUNTY POLICE DEPT WAS LOOKING FOR MELVIN HARDY WYLIE, RACE:     MR. WYLIE HAS BEEN LOCATED AND THE SEARCH CANCELLED.

SCHOOL BOARD APPRECIATION MONTH IN APPOMATTOX

    Appomattox County Public Schools will join 133 other school divisions throughout the state to celebrate School Board Appreciation Month in February.  Almost 850 selected and appointed school board members throughout Virginia will be recognized by schools and communities for their service and dedication to public education. The theme of this year’s celebrations, “Turning Vision into Results”, reflects the … Read More

NEW TROOPER APPOINTED RECRUITER FOR APPOMATTOX FIELD OFFICE

  APPOMATTOX CO., Va. – The Virginia State Police Appomattox Field Division is pleased to introduce its new Recruiter, Trooper Brad L. Crews. Effective Feb. 10, 2017, Trooper Crews transferred to the Personnel Division from his previous patrol assignment in the Appomattox Division’s Area 23 Office, which encompasses Charlotte and Halifax counties. Crews joined the Virginia State Police in 2005 … Read More

GUILHERME GUIMARAES NAMED CoSIDA FIRST-TEAM ACAD. ALL-DISTRICT

Guilherme Guimaraes, a junior post player from Brazil, was named CoSIDA First-Team Academic All-District, as voted on by the College Sports Information Directors of America. He now becomes eligible to be nominated for the CoSIDA Academic All-America team. Guimaraes is a Chemistry major and sports a 3.89 cumulative GPA. He has played in 21 of 22 games this season, averaging … Read More

MAN ARRESTED AND CHARGED IN AMELIA COUNTY MURDER

On February 8, 2017, Mark A. Sheppard, Jr., age 29, of Richmond, was arrested on a charge of first degree murder. The charge was in connection with the murder of Shy’nisha Walker, in May of 2016. Sheppard was transported to jail and scheduled to be arraigned on February 13, 2017 in the Amelia District Court. This investigation continues to be … Read More

CVEC KIOSKS GO LIVE

  (Arrington, VA) CVEC announced new, round-the-clock payment centers at each of its three offices located in Colleen, Appomattox, and Palmyra.  With convenient 24/7 access, the recently installed electronic kiosks will accept local payments using bankcards, checks, and cash (sorry no change). “Members have different schedules and preferences in how they pay their electric bills,” offered CVEC spokesman, Greg Kelly.  … Read More

Police Seek Tips In CVS Robbery

Farmville Police are still seeking tips in the attempted robbery that took place at the CVS Pharmacy on South Main Street late Monday. A news release from Farmville PD says the suspect was a black male, approaximately six feet tall, wearing a black mask, a white zippered hooded sweatshirt or fleece, grey pants, black tennis shoes with white trim, and … Read More

Farmville Police Investigating Attempted Robbery at CVS

FARMVILLE POLICE NEED YOUR HELP SOLVING AN ATTEMPTED ROBBERY. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… IT HAPPENED MONDAY NIGHT AROUND 10 O’CLOCK AS THE CVS PHARMACY ON MAIN STREET WAS PREPARING TO CLOSE. THE SUSPECT WALKED UP TO THE COUNTER AND ORDERED THE CLERK TO OPEN THE REGISTER. INVESTIGATORS SAY THE CLERK THOUGHT THEY SAW A GUN AND RAN AWAY. THE … Read More