National FFA Week at Appomattox County High School

National FFA Week was recently celebrated at ACHS. FFA chapters across the country use this week to teach others about the FFA, and the Appomattox Senior FFA Chapter was no exception.                 As a precursor to National FFA week, agriculture classes met with National FFA Western Region Vice President, David Lopez. Lopez conducted a workshop on the importance of building … Read More

Farmville Police Officer Awards

The Farmville Poclie Department’s annual mawards looked a little different this year. Due to the pandemic, the officers received their 2020 awards at their offices in Town Hall last week. Recipients included Officer of the Year Matt McMillian. The Stuart O’Donnvant DUI Enforcement award went to Officer Dalton Foley. The 25 year service award went to Johnny Garrett. A ten … Read More

Accused Henry County Kidnapper Due In Court Monday

A Texas man accused of abducting a 12 year-old Henry County girl is due in court today in Vance County, North Carolina. 21 year-old Kaleb Merritt is facing three felony criminal charges. Authorities say Merritt went from Texas to Virginia and then fled with the girl before he was found almost two days later.