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McTeacher night

 
Oct14

McTeacher Night at McDonalds on Oct 28th Jack Murphy with more.

Keeping our kids safe

 
Oct14

Keeping our kids safe. That’s what Appomattox County High School and Appomattox Middle School officials say a more than $30-thousand dollar grant for new security equipment will help them do. The schools were awarded the funding as part of a $6 million government assistance program for security upgrades, such as video monitoring systems, metal detectors, classroom locks, electronic-access controls, visitor-identification systems, as well as direct communications links between schools and law enforcement agencies. Schools around the nation took extra precautions and beefed up security after the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut where 20 students and 6 staff members were killed in a mass shooting.
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Holiday Budget

 
Oct14

A new study by Bankrate dot com finds most Americans are setting limits on their spending.Jack Murphy has the story.

Cumberland, Prince Edward County Boards to Meet Tonight

 
Oct14

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors meets tonight. They’ll adjourn into closed session to discuss a prospective business or industry. When they reconvene in open session they’ll take public comments on a proposal concerning the Cumberland Community Center. They’ll also hear a report from Dr. Amy Griffin, Superintendent of Cumberland County Public Schools. At the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors meeting tonight, there will be public comment on a proposal for a paintball facility, and proposals for building a couple of wireless communication towers.

Warning About Sun Glare

 
Oct14

A word of caution today from the folks at Triple A. They warn that from now to the end of daylight saving time on November 2 is a deadly time of year for east to west commuters due to the sun’s alignment during sunrise and sunset. Drivers should take additional precautions such as leaving additional space between vehicles, wearing sunglasses, making sure their windshields are clean and slowing down.

Study Reveals Health Impact of Smoking

 
Oct14

A new study reveals the health impact of smoking. Jack Murphy reports.

Study Reveals Smoking Impact

 
Oct14

A new study on the health impact of smoking. Jack Murphy reports.

New study suggest smoking is killing more people

 
Oct13

A new study suggests smoking is killing more Americans than previouisly thought, Jack Murphy with more.

Money is on the minds of the Appomattox County School Board

 
Oct13

Money is on the minds of the Appomattox County School Board. Next month, board members will be gearing up for next years budget cycle and will hold a public hearing, Nov. 13 at the Appomattox branch of Central Virginia Community College, to get comments on the 2015-16 school budget. In the spring, the division passed a $20.5 million budget, but the school board is expected to receive $500,000 less than the $5.9 million they requested from the local government so that money could finance various expenses that were previously deducted, including Step increases, which have not occurred since 2009.
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Drug and child neglect charges brought a Brunswick County man face to face with a Lunenburg Circuit Court judge

 
Oct13

Drug and child neglect charges brought a Brunswick County man face to face with a Lunenburg Circuit Court judge. 46 year old Keith Owens, pleaded guilty to two felony drug charges in each county, after selling cocaine to undercover officers in Janurary, 2013. He also faces one count of Felony Child Neglect in Brunswick. The judge recently sentenced him to four years, and he has an additional 18 years in Lunenburg and 43 years in Brunswick suspended upon meeting numerous conditions. He was also ordered to stay out of Lunenburg County for five years upon his release.
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