Amherst County School Board Approves Budget

Amherst, VA - The Amherst County school board has approved its upcoming budget, which includes a nearly $600,000 deficit.

Board members approved the figure at their meeting on Monday.

It will have to be signed off on by the county's board of supervisors.

The budget calls for a 3% pay increase for employees, their first raise in five years.

County officials are set to vote on this on April 16th.