Bob Goodlatte Interview

We had the privilege of speaking with Congressman Bob Goodlatte this morning. Check out the full interview here! Bob goodlatte 072815

Civil War Archaeology Open House

Stop by Old City Cemetery to watch archaeologists at work and share their discoveries on Saturday, April 11, 2015, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Professional archaeologists will continue their excavations in the Confederate Section of the Cemetery to uncover the 140 previously unmarked graves of “Yankee Square.” The plot was opened in 1862 for […]

Birds Nesting AT Old City Cemetery

Backyard Bird Nests Saturday, March 21 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Old City Cemetery Museums & Arboretum 401 Taylor Street Lynchburg, Virginia 24501 Bird enthusiast Sandra Weigand will discuss how to identify nests and the birds who make them, using a special exhibit of bird nests on display in the Cemetery Center. Sandra will […]

Chocoholic Frolic Event Being Held Tomorrow

A choco-packed event will be held for a good cause tomorrow. Campbell County Literacy Volunteers are hosting the annual Chocoholic Frolic on Friday. This choco-filled event offers three options to participate. Be a Baker: and bring a favorite home-baked, chocolate dessert to the respective library by 11:00 a.m. — A Taster : sample an array […]

Certain Motels Subject To Health Inspections

Certain motels in Madison Heights have long unsettled county officials due to the unsavory activities taking place now they’re subject to health inspections. Two homicides have occurred in the past 18 months one at the Executive Inn the other at Bestway Inn, which also, was the site of an alleged meth lab operation. Sources say […]

Certified Felony Charge For Woman

A Pittsylvania County judge, last week, certified a felony charge against a woman accused of shooting a man in the thumb. Fourty-four year old Kristie Ruth Privette, of Hurt is charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon accused of maliciously shooting Nathaniel Booth, on Nov. 29, 2014– Privette had faced reckless handling […]

Organizers Hopeful for Elected Body

Organizers of a petition drive are hopeful that one day the Amherst County School Board will be an elected body. The deadline is fast approaching for the Amherst Education Association to turn in signatures from 10 percent of registered voters in Amherst County by the end of the month–The association began circulating petitions last summer […]

Town Manager of Appomattox Has Resigned

The recently appointed Town Manager in Appomattox has resigned. He was just named to the job in December but on Monday, Town Council accepted Johnnie Roark’s letter of resignation. In the letter, Roark says he is leaving for personal reasons. According to the News & Advance, he will remain the director of community development for […]

Rezoning Requests Spark Debate

Recent rezoning requests have sparked a debate about future plans for Timberlake Road area. The Campbell County Planning Commission last week delayed a vote to rezone for an apartment complex; and outright rejected a request for a property access road to condominiums. Some fear development would only increase the amount of run-off and further the […]