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Amherst : Deputy Shot During Traffic Stop OK : VSP Files Charges : Updated 9.25.17

Amherst : Deputy Shot During Traffic Stop OK : VSP Files Charges : Updated 9.25.17

[ 0 ] September 23, 2017

Monroe Post Office Amherst County, Virginia Updated 9.25.17 “VIRGINIA STATE POLICE PLACE CHARGES IN AMHERST COUNTY SHOOTING APPOMATTOX, Va. – The investigation remains ongoing into the two shootings that occurred in Amherst County Saturday night (Sept. 22, 2017). At the request of the Amherst County Sheriff, the Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Appomattox […]

Amherst : VSP Investigating Fatal 4th Of July Crash : Updated 3:15 PM

Amherst : VSP Investigating Fatal 4th Of July Crash : Updated 3:15 PM

[ 1 ] July 5, 2017

Near Fletchers Level Road On Route 29 Amherst County, Virginia 3:15 PM update: “Virginia State Police Trooper L.B. Dowell is investigating a single-vehicle crash in Amherst County. The crash occurred at 7:30 p.m., July 4, 2017, on Route 29, less than a mile south of Fletchers Level Road. A 2007 Subaru Legacy was traveling south […]

Amherst : Summer 2017 Kicks Off With Virginia Summer Solstice Wine Festival

Amherst : Summer 2017 Kicks Off With Virginia Summer Solstice Wine Festival

[ 0 ] June 25, 2017

Amherst County, Virginia The start of summer always coincides with the annual Virginia Summer Solstice Wine Festival held at Lazy Days Winery in Amherst. We’ve been telling you about this neat event since the beginning back in 2009. This past weekend’s event had perfect weather as the backdrop for another successful festival! Even more photos […]

News Alert : Nelson & Amherst Lawmen Investigating Murder In SE Nelson County : VIctim Identity Learned

News Alert : Nelson & Amherst Lawmen Investigating Murder In SE Nelson County : VIctim Identity Learned

[ 0 ] May 27, 2017

Grandmas Hill Rd SE Nelson County Near The Amherst County Line Updated 3:20 PM< BRL has learned the person killed earlier Saturday is James Lee Spencer. Relatives have confirmed the identity and have also confirmed the name. "The person murdered was my cousin. My aunt is his mom. I was here when officers told her," […]

Amherst-Rockbridge : FLOOD WATCH - EXTENDED

Amherst-Rockbridge : FLOOD WATCH – EXTENDED

[ 0 ] April 23, 2017

The original flood watch for the southern tier of counties has been replaced and extended by this one. Original watch Flood Watch National Weather Service Blacksburg VA 959 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017 …Expect periods of heavy rain this afternoon through Monday… .Slow moving storm system will track from the Tennessee Valley to east […]

Amherst Co Museum, Second Stage & Elkwood Host Dr. Horace Rice : Presentation On Native Americans

Amherst Co Museum, Second Stage & Elkwood Host Dr. Horace Rice : Presentation On Native Americans

[ 0 ] March 6, 2017

Amherst On Sunday, March 19 at 2:30 p.m. Dr. Horace Rice will talk on his book Patriot Pinn’s Pearl, a historical fiction account that chronicles the lives of the Cherokee and Wiccocomico Native Americans. His focus will be the role of Patriot Native Americans during the Revolutionary War. Dr. Rice will also provide information about […]

Nelson : Blue Ridge Medical First Responder Appreciation Day - February 17, 2017

Nelson : Blue Ridge Medical First Responder Appreciation Day – February 17, 2017

[ 0 ] February 7, 2017

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia Blue Ridge Medical Center is hosting a First Responder Appreciation Day Feb 17th. The center will be offering tours along with games and other activities. The goal is community involvement. A way to say thanks by writing cards and letters that we will be delivered to all of the rescue squads […]

Amherst : VSP Continues Investigating Serious Crash At 151 / 29 Intersection

Amherst : VSP Continues Investigating Serious Crash At 151 / 29 Intersection

[ 0 ] January 14, 2017

Via Virginia State Police: “At 9:14 p.m., Friday (Jan. 13), Virginia State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash in Amherst County. Crash occurred at the intersection of Route 29 and Route 151. At least one person transported to Lynchburg General Hospital for treatment of serious injuries. The crash is still under investigation. Scene was cleared […]

Amherst : Mount Pleasant Roads & Trails Now Open!

Amherst : Mount Pleasant Roads & Trails Now Open!

[ 0 ] December 2, 2016

Natural Bridge, Virginia December 2, 2016 Via USFS “The USDA Forest Service worked with the Virginia Department of Forestry and a Montana Type 3 Incident Management Team, to contain the wildfire burning on the George Washington National Forest and private land in and around the Mount Pleasant National Scenic Area in Amherst County. The final […]

Amherst : FINAL UPDATE : MOUNT PLEASANT FIRE - 95% Contained  (11.29.16 - 9:30 AM)

Amherst : FINAL UPDATE : MOUNT PLEASANT FIRE – 95% Contained (11.29.16 – 9:30 AM)

[ 0 ] November 29, 2016

Mount Pleasant Scenic Area Amherst County, Virginia Good news out of Amherst in this final update from the wildfires that had been burning for well over a week. In the last of the briefings from the US Forestry Service, the fire is now 95% contained as of Tuesday morning. With around an inch of rain […]

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