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Cumberland

School board race with no candidates raises questions

Voters preparing to fill out a ballot in Cumberland County’s 4th district will encounter an issue in a school board race they may not be ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, October 16, 2020 2:57 pm

Buckingham

No new noise control ordinance for Buckingham

The Buckingham Board of Supervisors decided unanimously Tuesday night against adopting a controversial revised version of the county’s noise control ordinance. Multiple members of the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, October 16, 2020 6:00 am

BUSINESS

Beef and commodity prices

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on October 9. In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle uneven, mostly $2 lower to $3 ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, October 16, 2020 6:00 am

Cumberland

Tire dumping an issue in Cumberland County

Cumberland County citizens can dispose of up to 100 tires free of charge on Tire Collection Day Saturday, Oct. 24. The annual event is aimed ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, October 16, 2020 6:00 am

FARMVILLE THE MAGAZINE

Town and Gown — Keeping Farmville vibrant

Chad Eisele describes his first day in Farmville as a whirlwind. It was back in 2017. He was a finalist for the position of director ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, October 15, 2020 4:24 pm

Buckingham

Buckingham public school students will continue virtual learning

The Buckingham County School Board voted 5-2 Wednesday afternoon in favor of continuing virtual learning for the remainder of the semester. Board members gathered at ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:53 pm

PIEDMONT HEALTH DISTRICT

Area COVID-19 cases still on the rise

Prince Edward County is still seeing an uptick in COVID-19 cases, with Longwood University and Hampden-Sydney College experiencing 60 new coronavirus cases in the last ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:37 pm

Farmville

Flavors of India coming to Farmville

Farmville is about to get even more flavorful. Flavors of India, a brand new restaurant offering authentic Indian cuisine, will soon open its doors at ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:00 pm

Cumberland

FFA club is blooming

The Cumberland County Public Schools (CuCPS) Future Farmers of America (FFA) and agriculture programs are experiencing a transformation that is instilling positive change and growth ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:00 am

ASKED AND ANSWERED BY ALEXA

Mask up for Halloween

Halloween will be different for all of us this year. Though many people are likely planning a nice night in, eating candy and watching scary ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:00 am

Prince Edward

PE School Board to vote on reopening schools

The Prince Edward County School Board voted unanimously Wednesday, Oct. 7, to table the decision of moving to in-person classes until November. Board members were ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, October 12, 2020 10:14 am

Cumberland

Cumberland gets caffeinated

Cumberland is already abuzz with excitement over the area’s newest business — Cumberland Coffee Company. The quaint little shop, located at 2 Stoney Point Road, ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, October 9, 2020 6:00 am

Education

Prince Edward schools stick with virtual learning

The Prince Edward County School Board voted unanimously Wednesday night, Oct. 7, to table the decision of moving to in-person classes until November. Board members ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, October 8, 2020 3:56 pm

PIEDMONT DISTRICT

Local virus cases see an increase

The area is suddenly seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases. According to Piedmont Health District Director Dr. H. Robert Nash, many local counties have seen ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, October 8, 2020 2:21 pm

Farmville

New businesses open in town

From restaurants to antique stores to financial planning, the pandemic isn’t stopping new businesses from popping up across downtown Farmville. Holly Johnson recently opened up ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, October 8, 2020 2:09 pm

Local

Kaine hears concerns about ICE from local leaders

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., hosted a virtual roundtable Friday, Oct. 2, to discuss the impact of COVID-19 in the Farmville community. Kaine has been ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 5:37 pm

Buckingham

Former case manager says Crossroads’ problems hurting patients

A former case worker for Crossroads is alleging poor management has led to the possible suffering and death of a patient in an Amelia County ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 5:20 pm

Buckingham

Case of MIS-C diagnosed in Buckingham County

A case of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C), a new health condition associated with COVID-19, has been discovered in Buckingham County. According to an ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:07 am

Farmville

Dunnington Mansion up for auction

Just in time for Halloween, a historic plot of land in Farmville, complete with a spookily charming abandoned mansion, is up for auction. Poplar Hill, ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, October 2, 2020 6:00 am

Buckingham

Buckingham School Board torn on reopening schools

A motion to continue school virtually for the remainder of the semester failed 3-3 at Monday night’s Buckingham County Public Schools (BCPS) School Board meeting, ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, October 1, 2020 12:52 pm

Longwood

Longwood leaders pleased with students’ response

Longwood officials are pleased with the way the semester has gone so far as they work through a pandemic and are cautiously optimistic as they ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, October 1, 2020 12:48 pm

Lifestyle Main

Firefighters give cancer patient ‘best day ever’

Hunter Hawk, one of Buckingham County’s bravest residents, got to spend Sunday afternoon, Sept. 27, with the brave men and women who make up many ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, October 1, 2020 12:00 pm

NEWS

Bill to guarantee free school meals advances

BY ALIVIAH JONES Capital News Service The Virginia House of Delegates passed a bill this month to provide free school meals for 109,000 more public ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 6:00 am

BUSINESS

Dr. Cameron Webb visits Farmville

Virginia 5th Congressional District Democratic Nominee Dr. Cameron Webb visited Farmville Saturday, Sept. 26, to try his hand at fishing on the Appomattox and to ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 6:00 am

Farmville

Local college COVID cases down significantly

College and university COVID-19 cases are down significantly in the area, with Longwood University going five days without seeing a positive coronavirus test. The university ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 6:00 am

Cumberland

Cumberland schools to begin in-person schedule Oct. 19

Cumberland County Public Schools (CuCPS) will be transitioning to a hybrid in-person schedule beginning Oct. 19. According to CuCPS Superintendent Dr. Chip Jones, a voice ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, September 28, 2020 4:34 pm

Buckingham

Davis appointed to Buckingham Board of Supervisors

A new but familiar face has been appointed to the previously vacant District 1 seat of the Buckingham Board of Supervisors. At an Aug. 17 ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, September 28, 2020 8:13 am

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