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VSP Investigating Fatal Amherst County Crash

VSP Investigating Fatal Amherst County Crash

[ 0 ] August 4, 2019

Amherst County, Virginia Virginia State Police is investigating a two-vehicle crash in Amherst County. The crash occurred Sunday (Aug. 4) at 4:56 p.m. on the Route 29 Bypass near the Route 210 on-ramp. A Suzuki motorcycle was traveling north in the right lane on the Route 29 Bypass. According to witnesses, as the motorcycle was […]

Amherst County Search Concludes : Investigation Remains Ongoing for Missing Buena Vista Man

Amherst County Search Concludes : Investigation Remains Ongoing for Missing Buena Vista Man

[ 0 ] June 16, 2019

Near Panther Falls Amherst County, Virginia Release via Buena Vista, VA PD & Virginia State Police: This is an update to our original story that was posted here.  Approximately 80 public safety and search and rescue personnel spent the day conducting an extensive search of the Panther Falls area of Amherst County in an effort […]

Rockbridge : Search Efforts Continue for Missing Buena Vista Man

Rockbridge : Search Efforts Continue for Missing Buena Vista Man

[ 0 ] June 15, 2019

  Buena Vista, Rockbridge County, Virginia Verbatim release vis BVPD & VSP: The Buena Vista Police Department expanded its search efforts Saturday (June 15) for a missing 30-year-old resident. With the assistance of the Virginia State Police, Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) and Amherst County Sheriff’s Office, an extensive search is underway near the […]

CANCELLED : Severe Thunderstorm Watch : Counties South Of Nelson Until 8PM This Evening : CANCELLED

CANCELLED : Severe Thunderstorm Watch : Counties South Of Nelson Until 8PM This Evening : CANCELLED

[ 0 ] May 29, 2019

Via NWS : A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for the highlighted counties until 8 PM this evening. Click on graphic above for absolute latest updates from NWS HE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CANCELLED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 294 FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN VIRGINIA THIS CANCELS 16 COUNTIES IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA AMHERST IN SOUTHWEST […]

TORNADO WATCH : For Some Counties In Central Blue Ridge Area - Canceled

TORNADO WATCH : For Some Counties In Central Blue Ridge Area – Canceled

[ 0 ] April 14, 2019

From Storm Prediction Center : A tornado watch is in effect until 8PM Sunday evening for the areas highlighted in red. Amherst-Appomattox-Buckingham are three of several other nearby counties included in the watch. Click image above for the absolute latest updated info from SPC.  Tornado Watch – CANCELED TORNADO WATCH 62…PREVIOUSLY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 […]

Winter Weather Advisory (EXPIRED)

Winter Weather Advisory (EXPIRED)

[ 0 ] January 17, 2019

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST FRIDAY URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Blacksburg VA 1227 PM EST Thu Jan 17 2019 …A wintry mix beginning this afternoon… .An upper level disturbance over the Tennessee and Lower Ohio Valley will move east today, passing through the Mid-Atlantic Region tonight. […]

Roseland Man Killed In September 11th Crash

Roseland Man Killed In September 11th Crash

[ 0 ] September 12, 2018

Near The Amherst-Nelson, Virginia Line From VSP verbatim: Shortly after 4 p.m. yesterday (Sept. 11, 2018), Virginia State Police was called to a fatal crash in Amherst County. While attempting to make a left turn onto Warrwick Barn Road, a 2018 Nissan Versa traveling northbound on Route 151 struck a southbound 2005 Toyota Tacoma. The […]

A Busy Weekend For Events Across Area

A Busy Weekend For Events Across Area

[ 0 ] June 25, 2018

Copyright 2018 Blue Ridge Life Magazine : All Photos By BRL Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura : This past weekend was a busy one with events all across the area. Paul Purpura checked them out! See them all in our photo galleries below! Central Virginia Blue Ridge It was one heck of a busy weekend as […]

Updated : (IN CUSTODY) VSP Seeking Public's Help with Locating Wanted Sex Offender

Updated : (IN CUSTODY) VSP Seeking Public’s Help with Locating Wanted Sex Offender

[ 0 ] May 3, 2018

Amherst County, VAVirginia State Police are asking for the public’s assistance with locating a convicted sex offender who failed to report to court April 26, 2018, in Amherst County. Leonard E. Blackwell, 37, failed to appear in court for an arrest charge for failing to register as a convicted sex offender. Blackwell is a white […]

VDOT Updates Road Conditions / Closures After Tornado - 3 PM

VDOT Updates Road Conditions / Closures After Tornado – 3 PM

[ 0 ] April 16, 2018

LYNCHBURG, VA As of 3 pm, most roads are now open across the Lynchburg District after the strong storms and possible tornadoes that occurred Sunday night. Two locations with significant damage, Route 130 in Amherst County and US 460 Business in Campbell County, are now open. VDOT is working to bring all signals back on […]

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