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Three dead as severe storms hit Virginia

Three people were killed in Waverly southeast of Richmond as severe storms blasted central and southern Virginia Wednesday.


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Holiday Lake Forestry Camp: More than a walk in the woods

Nominations are open for the 70th annual Holiday Lake Forestry Camp, to be held June 20-25 at Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center near Appomattox.


New leadership at two local Virginia State Police offices

Two Virginia State Police Appomattox Division Area Offices are beginning the New Year with new leadership.


Xpress Natural Gas to invest $7.8 million to establish a natural gas supply operation

Xpress Natural Gas (XNG) will invest $7.8 million to establish a natural gas supply operation in the Appomattox Center for Business and Commerce in Appomattox County. Virginia successfully competed against Pennsylvania for the project, which will create 50 new jobs.


Ken Plum: A hundred fifty years ago

The first person I ever knew who wrote a weekly newspaper column was a teacher in the high school I attended who wrote a column during the period 1961-1965 entitled, “A Hundred Years Ago: The Civil War Day By Day.”


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Sen. Tim Kaine delivers address at Appomattox sesquicentennial

Continuing his five-day swing through Virginia, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine traveled to Appomattox to on Thursday commemorate the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War.


VDOT: Traffic runs smoothly for sesquicentennial events

Traffic continues to run smoothly on Routes 24, 26, 656 and 460 in the Appomattox area, and the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) thru Sunday, April 12, to follow recommended traffic patterns as posted on signs and message boards.


VDOT: Traffic alert as sesquicentennial events arrive in Appomattox

Visitors to and participants in the sesquicentennial events at Appomattox Courthouse have started to arrive and the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) continues to encourage motorists driving to and from the Appomattox National Historical Park (NHP),


VDOT encourages Sesquicentennial attendees to follow event signage and public service announcements on the Highway Advisory Radio

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) encourages motorists driving to and from the Appomattox National Historical Park (NHP), Museum of the Confederacy (MOC), and reenactment battle activities at the Appomattox Commerce and Business Center (ACBC) from Wednesday, April 8, thru Sunday, April 12, to follow recommended traffic patterns as posted on signs and message boards.