Campbell County Newswire

Campbell County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Campbell County, VA.

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  1. Danville duo charged after undercover drug deal, vehicle chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Two Danville men are held without bond after Campbell County authorities said the duo sold drugs to undercover investigators, then rammed an undercover police vehicle and led investigators on a car chase down Wards Road.

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  2. U.S. 460 reopens after multi-vehicle wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A wreck involving a van and a tractor-trailer temporarily shut down part of U.S. 460 near the Lynchburg-Campbell County line.

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  3. Man charged with animal cruelty after he strapped cow to flatbed trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Daily Mail

    ... down to it, it's about the only way, the most humane way you could do it,' said Officer Joseph David, of the Campbell County Animal Control department, to ABC 13 . The cow was never slaughtered as planned and authorities charged McCoy with animal ...

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  4. Bond revoked for man accused of crashing stolen car, injuring twoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... when it crashed in Forest on Saturday morning, injuring two passengers. Christian Luke Riddle was out on a Campbell County bond when Virginia State Police officials say he was driving a stolen car when he ran a stop sign, veered off the road and ...

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  5. Standard Insurance Co. announces plans to open office in AltavistaRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 | Virginia Business

    ... in a statement. "We are posting all roles internally and externally, and have plans to hold job fairs in Campbell County" The new office will be the company's fifth regional site, along with locations in Portland and Hillsboro, Ore.; White Plains, ...

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  6. Campbell supervisors approve anti-transgender bathroom resolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    The Campbell County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution requesting legislation to give counties the authority to regulate the use of bathroom facilities by anatomical sex.

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  7. Abbott expands in Campbell County, will add 56 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Paid for in part by the Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission, Abbott's $34 million expansion to its Altavista facility was the result of a competitive process between Virginia and several other states.

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  8. Police: Inmate found dead in Amherst County holding cell at courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Powhatan Today

    The Virginia State Police said in a statement that 23-year-old Aaron M. Steele of Campbell County was found dead Thursday morning in a holding cell at the Amherst County courthouse. Police spokeswoman Corrine Geller says Steele had been taken to the courthouse, where he was awaiting his hearing in the cell.

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  9. Lynchburg airshow draws estimated 19,000 peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... said the air show went well logistically. "With the situation we had, it couldn't have gone any better," Campbell County Sheriff Steve Hutcherson said in a phone interview Monday. Hutcherson headed up law enforcement coordination during the weekend, ...

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  10. Concerns over welfare of cow strapped to a flatbed have been dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Animal control officials in Campbell County, Virginia, have determined that there was no wrong-doing on the part of the person who chose to transport an injured cow on the bed of a flatbed trailer. According to Thursday's KUTV News , the steer had broken hips and he was being transported to a location to be slaughtered.

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  11. 2 life terms issued for sexual abuse in Campbell County tattooed-children caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... 22, was sentenced to two life terms on one charge each of rape and forcible sodomy. He was also sentenced by Campbell County Circuit Judge John T. Cook to 18 years of active prison time on two counts of child abuse, two counts of malicious wounding, ...

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  12. Judge to man accused of tattooing, abusing kids: 'Get along with your lawyer'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A Campbell County judge denied a motion appointing new counsel to a Wirtz man accused of tattooing and sexually abusing two children he was babysitting.

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  13. Wirtz man to face a jury trial in tattoo caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A Wirtz man will face a jury July 22 in connection with the tattooing of two Campbell County children against their will and related sex charges.

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  14. Trial set for man accused of tattooing childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... their consent or that of their parents, according to a search-warrant affidavit filed in January 2014 in Campbell County Circuit Court. The affidavit went on to say the oldest girl told investigators her mother's boyfriend used a heated razor blade ...

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  15. Mother of tattooed Campbell children gets 18 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A Campbell County woman will serve 18 months in prison for letting her boyfriend try to remove tattoos from her children with hot razors.

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  16. newTask force arrests 2 in Lynchburg drug bust, nets $318,000Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    A two-month criminal investigation has resulted in two arrests and the seizure of about $318,500 worth of marijuana intended for illegal distribution within the Lynchburg area, police say. The Central Virginia Drug and Gang Task Force arrested Maurice Q. Poe, 31, of Lynch Station, and Latasha G. Wilkins, 29, of Lynchburg, without incident on April 29 in Campbell County.

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  17. Pinnacle Bankshares Corporation Declares Cash DividendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | GlobeNewswire

    ... include Village Highway in Rustburg, Wards Road near the Lynchburg Regional Airport, Timberlake Road in Campbell County, South Main Street in the Town of Amherst, Old Forest Road in the City of Lynchburg and Forest Road in Bedford County. First ...

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  18. Ambulance crashes in Campbell CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | Nelson County Times

    An Altavista life saving crew ambulance crashed on U.S. 29 in Campbell County Sunday afternoon, according to Virginia State Police. The crash took place at 1:49 p.m. in the 3100 block of Wards Road in the Altavista area due to a left front tire blowout, said Trooper T.L. Barr.

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  19. Time is running low to be a convention delegate for the 5th DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... County's is on Monday. The deadline to run for delegate in those counties has passed. Those who live in Campbell County may apply for delegate by Thursday for the mass meeting set for at 10 a.m. March 5 at Tree of Life Ministries sanctuary. All ...

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  20. new Details revealed about Appomattox hostage situation leaving one man deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... J. Scruggs, of Concord, Va. barricaded himself the bedroom of a home of Quarry Lane. Around 9:29pm, the Campbell County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call claiming a male suspect was armed with a gun, holding his 3 year old hostage, and locked ...

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