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  1. Lions Park dedication ceremony on July 27Read the original story

    Friday Jul 21 | Amherst Daily News

    ... or their Facebook page for more information. Save the date on Saturday, July 29, for the official Amherst Lions Park dedication and community celebration at 36 Hickman St. The Amherst Lions in co-operation with the Town of Amherst will officially ...

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  2. Historic mill will be turned into a hydro-powered breweryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | KSFY

    The 200-year-old Historic Mill of Amherst Milling Company in Amherst, Virginia is getting new owners and a face-lift. Waukeshaw Development, purchased the mill and will repurpose it into the country's first hydro-powered brewery, making use of the mill's old water wheel.

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  3. COLUMN: Cumberland County celebrates PrideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | The News

    The former Cumberland Pride Society first made the request to fly the flag in front of Amherst Town Hall hoping for a positive response. Officials readily agreed and plans were made to initiate this event.

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  4. James River Batteau Festival launches a trip downriver ... and back in timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Lisa Barbieri-O'Sullivan and her 12-member crew were prepping the Clifton Lee while docked near Riversedge Park in Amherst County. Named after her father, Clifton Lee Barbieri, who died in 2004, the 40-foot-long boat was dredged up from a Fluvanna ...

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  5. Tractor-trailer crash shuts down US-460 in Isle of WightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... Isle of Wight County are closed due to a tractor-trailer crash. The driver of the tractor-trailer, Kevin M. Miles of Amherst, Virginia, fell asleep at the wheel, ran off the right shoulder and hit a tree. The tree then fell into the road and was hit ...

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  6. Gladstone home destroyed in blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... to Gladstone Fire and Rescue, the Lovingston department and Nelson County career units, Kidd said crews from Amherst and Monelison volunteer departments also responded. Kidd said the home was fully involved by the time responders arrived on scene. ...

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  7. Amherst to study smart-grid energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | Amherst Daily News

    It has been a busy week for the Town of Amherst, starting with a clean-energy funding announcement Monday afternoon at the Community Credit Union Business Innovation Centre. Cumberland North MLA Terry Farrell, on behalf of the province, announced funding for a community project to study the feasibility of a net-zero/smart-grid energy pilot in Amherst.

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  8. Ali Doswell leads Amherst to Division III titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    ... introductory offer. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Tournament MVP Ali Doswell scored 21 points and had five rebounds to lead Amherst over Tufts 52-29 on Saturday night in the NCAA Division III women's championship game. Doswell and her twin, Meredith, who ...

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  9. James Madison blasts RadfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    ... Tech (18-13) - Magarity 25, Hicks 21, Hill 19, Panousis 6, Cook 0, K. Brooks 3, Kinder 2, Nahodil 0, E. Brooks 0. Amherst 66, Christopher Newport 51: Frustrated to just 16 points in the first half and 34 percent shooting overall, the Captains bowed ...

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  10. Amherst part of N.S. Communities in BloomRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | Amherst Daily News

    We are pleased to announce that the Town of Amherst has joined the provincial Communities in Bloom NS edition. Communities in Bloom is a Canadian non-profit organization that encourages the enhancement of communities throughout Canada by providing a platform based on a commitment to fostering civic pride, environmental responsibility, and community beautification.

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  11. Major road work possible for Routes 9 and 116 in AmherstRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | WWLP

    On the 5th anniversary of Klaus' defeat, Marcel welcomes the un-sired vampires to New Orleans only to find they pose an unexpected threat to AMHERST, Mass. - Major routes in Amherst could be getting a facelift.

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  12. Second-grader responds to rare diagnosis with spirit, courageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... her mother said, she will be 100 percent deaf without the implant. Harris and her husband, Josh, moved to Amherst three years ago. He is an assistant professor of music at Sweet Briar College, and she works in the student library. They live in a ...

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  13. Media Update at 2 p.m. from Town of Amherst, UMassRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    The Town of Amherst, the Amherst Police Department and their regional law enforcement partners are reporting no problems or unusual activity in the community. The objective by the Town of Amherst, its police department and regional partners remain to ensure the safety of the community, safety of first responders and protection of private property.

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  14. Motorcycle collision on 119 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Williamson Daily News Online

    ... Davidson motorcycle which was traveling South on US 119. The operator of the motorcycle Robert Dallas Tomlin of Amherst, Va., received serious injuries in the collision and was transported to the Belfry Middle School football field, by Appalachian ...

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  15. African Heritage Month launch on Jan. 30 at credit union centreRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | Amherst Daily News

    Arts consultant Charlie Rhindress hosted the first of three public meetings this past Wednesday with local artists and arts group to gather more ideas and support for The Great Amherst Mystery Project. His next meeting is on Tuesday, Jan. 17, and targeted towards local businesses to discuss ways Amherst businesses might take part to the benefit of their operations.

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  16. Amherst police chief seeks funding for additional patrolmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | UnionLeader.com

    ... and communities with similar populations have between 17 to 20 police officers for every 10,000 residents, he said. Amherst, however, has between 15 and 16 patrolmen for every 10,000 residents, explained the chief. "The crime statistics, they go up ...

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  17. EMHS's Petersheim Reaches Milestone In Loss To AmherstRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | The Daily News-Record

    Lukas Petersheim's memory of his 1,000th career point at Eastern Mennonite High School won't be as enjoyable as he'd hoped. The bucket that sprung him to the scoring landmark brought EMHS within 3-2 of Amherst County in the first two minutes of Thursday evening's game.

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  18. Fire near Lovingston under control; Amherst blaze partially containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | Powhatan Today

    After days of digging fire lines and fighting flames, firefighters from Nelson County and the state say the Eades Lane fire near Lovingston is finally contained and is slowly burning out. An unrelated fire in Amherst County continues to burn, but is now estimated to be about 30 percent contained.

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  19. Far from home, fire crews spend Thanksgiving in the fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... said situation unit leader Kurt Hansen. Hansen is one of more than 250 personnel who have been called in to Amherst County to fight a wildfire that has burned since Saturday afternoon and has spread to more than 7,000 acres on private property and ...

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  20. Amherst County forest fire grows to 2,700 acres, remains uncontainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... said. The fire is in the George Washington and Jefferson national forests about 12 miles northwest of the town of Amherst. "Winds have challenged firefighting efforts the past two days. Today's weather should be more favorable to firefighting ...

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