A former officer with the Fluvanna Chamber of Commerce has been sentenced to ten years in prison. Brenda Van Emmenis was convicted of embezzling from National Filter Service in Fork Union over a six-year period. The Fluvanna Review newspaper reports that in addition to the ten-year prison term, Van Emmenis must pay $850,000 in restitution. She pleaded guilty to 13 counts of embezzlement and seven counts of money laundering. Van Emmenis once served as vice-president of the Fluvanna Chamber of Commerce.
Hampden-Sydney College has called off classes until next week.
There was an armed robbery Wednesday night at a Nelson County store.
For a 20-year-old pizza shop employee, this was 10 of the best minutes of his life.
Mayor Satyendra Huja has announced that he will not seek re-election to City Council.