| Sep 29, 2011
| 7:24 AM
Ninety-six percent of Virginia's public schools are fully accredited for the 2011-12 school year.
The Virginia Department of Education made the announcement Thursday. The accreditation is based on performance of students on Standards of Learning and...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 2:10 PM
It's summer and the courtyard at Appomattox County High School is empty. During the school year, this space is full of students. But before the bell rings and the teacher takes attendance, there's no way to tell who's here and who isn't.
| Mar 25, 2011
| 2:08 PM
It's the official end for what used to be a major employer in our region.
Today is the final day of production at the Thomasville Furniture plant in Appomattox.
More than 1,100 people worked there at one time. Layoffs had dwindled that number down to...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 2:41 PM
Many groups in our region are getting resources together to help earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan.
Appomattox County-based Gleaning for the World is boxing up medical supplies.
Getting those boxes to Japan could take a month, since many ports...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 1:03 PM
Millions of dollars are headed to local school systems to help with new construction, renovations and expansion projects.
The Virginia Department of Education announced Wednesday the allocation of $229,551,000 in Qualified School Construction Bonds. ...
| May 21, 2010
| 8:02 AM
February 24, 2012
If you watched the 5:00 news on Thursday, you may have seen me delivering a live report while driving a car. That was not a trick. I really was driving and communicating live with Jean Jadhon. Given all the amazing technology that&...
| Jan 21, 2010
| 6:45 PM
APPOMATTOX, Va. -- A woman was not trying to kick the brother accused of killing her and seven other people out of the house they shared, a family attorney said Thursday.
Christopher Speight, 39, was charged late Wednesday with one count of murder and is...
| Jan 20, 2010
Virginia State Police say eight people have been killed in an afternoon shooting and ongoing manhunt.
They have identified the lone suspect as 39-year old Christopher Speight, of Appomattox, which is located about 75 miles southwest of Richmond....