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The Virginia Department of Health, in partnership with the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office, encourage parents to give their children “The Best Hug in the World: Buckle Up!” during the week of Valentine’s Day, February 8-14. During this time, local law enforcement officers invite the public to visit the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office for free child safety and booster seat checks at the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office, 87 Courthouse Lane, Rustburg VA, 24588, (434-332-9580), toward educating parents and guardians on Virginia Seat Belt Law and to ensure child safety seats are installed properly. No pre-registration is required for this program; however, residents may call ahead to schedule a specific time for a booster seat check or installation training session.
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At their November 4, 2014 meeting, the Campbell County Board of Supervisors approved County offices to open for public business on the following state-observed holidays (beginning January 2015): • Martin-Luther King Day; • Presidents’ Day; • Columbus Day; and • Veterans’ Day.
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On Wednesday, January 14, at their regularly scheduled meeting, the Region 2000 Services Authority voted to withdraw a previously submitted request to Campbell County for a special permit toward future landfill expansion and development.
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The National Weather Service (Blacksburg), in cooperation with the Campbell County Department of Public Safety, will conduct a free storm spotting and weather safety (SkyWarn) presentation for citizens on Thursday, March 12, 2015, at 5:30 p.m. in the Haberer Building Boardroom, located at 47 Courthouse Lane in Rustburg, Virginia.
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This past holiday season Campbell County Social Services volunteers and sponsors worked cooperatively with Social Services staff to provide food and toys to many local families in need. During the Thanksgiving community distribution campaign, 150 senior or disabled adults received nutritious meals.
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The Campbell County Department of Recreation will be accepting youth soccer registrations from Monday, January 5 – through Saturday, February 7, 2015, at the Campbell County Recreation Office (41 Courthouse Lane, Rustburg , VA) during regular operating hours, with special evening and weekend on-site registrations scheduled, as well.
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The Campbell County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to hold its regular monthly meeting at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 in the Haberer Building Boardroom (located at 47 Courthouse Lane).
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(434) 332-9517
732 Village Highway
Rustburg VA 24588

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General District Court Clerk
(434) 332-9546
732 Village Highway
Rustburg VA 24588

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Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Clerk
(434) 332-9555
732 Village Highway
Rustburg VA 24588

Judicial System

Circuit Court of the County of Campbell

The Circuit Court of the County of Campbell is part of the 24th Judicial Circuit Court of Virginia.   It is the court of record in the County and has general jurisdiction of all types of cases - civil, equity and criminal.  In addition, the Circuit Court is the court to which appeals from the General District Court and the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court are taken. 

The Honorable John T. Cook
(434) 332-9515

Sheila W. Bosiger, Clerk
(434) 332-9517

General District Court

The General District Court of the County of Campbell is part of the 24th Judicial District of Virginia. It decides all criminal offenses involving ordinances, laws and by-laws of the County. The General District Court also handles all misdemeanors under state law, and hears cases in which a person is charged with a traffic offense. It decides civil cases, both in the Small Claims Division up to $1,000, which cannot have an attorney involved and in the Civil Division, in which the amount in question does not exceed $25,000.  The General District Court also holds preliminary hearings in felony cases to determine whether or not there is sufficient evidence to justify holding a defendant for a grand jury hearing.  All cases are heard by a judge.

The Honorable Sam D. Eggleston, III
(434) 332-9546

Amy Leftwich, Clerk
(434) 332-9546

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court

The Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court handles cases involving delinquents; juveniles accused of traffic violations; children in need of services or supervision or who have been subjected to abuse or neglect; family or household members who have been subjected to abuse; adults accused of child abuse or neglect; adults involved in matters relative to support,  visitation, parentage or custody of children; child abandonment; foster care reviews and approval of entrustment agreements; court ordered rehabilitation and court consent for certain medical treatments.

The Honorable A. Ellen White
(434) 332-9555

Dawn C. Williams, Clerk
(434) 332-9555

Commonwealth’s Attorney

The Commonwealth’s Attorney represents the citizens of the County in the prosecution of violations of state and local laws.  The position is similar to that of the District Attorney in many other states.  The Commonwealth’s Attorney is a Constitutional Officer elected by the citizens of Campbell County every four years. 

Paul A. McAndrews
P.O. Box 236
Rustburg, VA  24588
(434) 332-9520

Clerk of the Circuit Court

The Clerk of the Circuit Court, a Constitutional Officer elected every eight years, is responsible for recording the following items:  deeds, deeds of trust, mechanics liens, plats and other miscellaneous instruments on the land record books; the Clerk’s Office also assists in the docketing of judgments and the filing of financial statements under the Uniform Commercial Code. 

The Clerk files and processes all law and chancery suits including motor vehicle accidents, divorces, injunctions, land partitions, appeals from the General District and Juvenile and Domestic Relations Courts, adoption proceedings and name changes.  Other duties include issuance of marriage licenses; processing indictments for both felony and misdemeanor cases; jury scheduling; probating wills; appointing administrators, trustees and guardians; collecting fines and costs for the 24th Judicial Circuit Court of Virginia.  Most records of this office (with certain exceptions) are open to the public. (434) 332-9517

Sheriff

The Sheriff of Campbell County, a Constitutional Officer elected every four years, is responsible for law enforcement, maintaining courtroom security at all courts, transporting prisoners and mental patients and serving civil papers in the County.  

Other Judicial Services

The Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Service Unit, an agency of the Department of Juvenile Justice, provides a full range of services to children and families under the jurisdiction of the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court. An intake officer is on call 24 hours a day to handle criminal emergency complaints and can be reached after regular hours by calling the Sheriff’s Office Dispatcher.

The Victim/ Witness Assistance Program, operating within the office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney,   provides assistance to victims and witnesses of crime throughout the criminal justice process to ensure they are treated fairly and compassionately. This program also makes referrals to community services available to crime victims and witnesses.

Visit Lynchburg's Domestic Violence Resource for more information.

Pam Cooke, Victim-Witness Advocate
P.O. Box 236
732 Village Hwy
Rustburg, VA 24588
(434) 332-9627

The Department of Corrections - Adult Probation and Parole District 13 office, Allied Arts Building, 725 Church Street, Lynchburg, prepares background investigations on defendants for the Circuit Court, supervises individuals placed on probation by the courts and offenders who are paroled by the Virginia Parole Board.

Crystal Pulley, Chief Probation Officer
Allied Arts Building
725 Church Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501
(434) 947-6651

Magistrates issue arrest warrants, search warrants, civil warrants, emergency mental orders, temporary detention orders, emergency protective orders and subpoenas; and admit individuals to bail or commit them to jail. Magistrate services are available 24 hours a day. Magistrates currently handle cases in which the accused is over eighteen years of age (with some exceptions). There are no charges for criminal processes.

Heather A. Page, Chief Magistrate
524 9th Street
Lynchburg, VA  24504
(434) 847-1426