| Aug 25, 2011
| 3:37 PM
The high school football season kicks off Friday night across Central and Southwest Virginia. We'll have highlights from 16 games on week one of Friday Football Extra.
The big one on the schedule takes place at Northside where the Vikings...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 4:31 PM
Tuesday will bring two Republican primaries in Central and Western Virginia: elections in the 21st Senate District that stretches from Roanoke to Giles County, and the new 22nd Senate District that runs from Lynchburg and Amherst County all the way to the...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 8:20 AM
A South Boston man died in a 3-vehicle accident last night around 6:00 p.m. in Amherst County.
The accident happened on Virginia 151 about 4 miles north of Route 29.
Jerrel Good of South Boston was killed in the crash.
Two passengers in his car were...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 8:02 AM
More than a dozen people are arrested after a drug investigation in Amherst County, called Operation "Was it Worth it?"
Drug detectives there say over the summer, they bought illegal drugs from dealers in Central Virginia. The drugs ranged from...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 5:53 AM
You'll now legally be able to drive faster in one part of Amherst County.
The speed limit on Route 29 in Amherst County from the southern end of the Monacan Bridge to the southern interchange in the Town of Amherst (Madison Heights Bypass) will...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 2:08 PM
Mourners gather every day at this makeshift memorial on Route 130. They leave flowers and teddy bears, to remember Brittni Coffey.
"This is the only place to go in honor of Brittni," said Carol Scannell, an Amherst County woman who visited the...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 1:47 PM
Virginia State Police are releasing more details about a fatal crash that happened in Amherst County Monday.
Officers say late Monday morning, they were called to clear a tractor-trailer crash on Route 130 in the Snowden area. The big...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 8:19 AM
| Mar 6, 2012
| 2:15 PM
You never know what treasures you may have hidden in your attic or tucked away in some closet.
The state of Virginia wants to preserve some of your family's history, especially if it is from the Civil War.
It's called the CW 150 Legacy Project. It's...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 7:08 AM
If your commute takes you on Route 689 in Amherst County, you'll have to find an alternate route beginning April 2.
Crews are improving the bridge on Route 689 (East Monitor Road) over Huff Creek.
The project is expected to last from April 2 through...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 2:42 PM
Money that local sheriff's and police departments get from writing tickets and levying fines could soon be headed to Richmond.
Virginia's Senate has passed a budget that would take money from local cities and towns, and send it to the state treasury....