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FARMVILLE THE MAGAZINE

Artist in Residence — Patrick Wade: Farmville gets inked

Farmville is rich in artistic talent, from potters and painters to musicians and crocheters. Amid the many creators who reside in town are a special ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Saturday, December 4, 2021 10:00 am

Prince Edward

Needed improvements discussed

If Prince Edward residents had a “Christmas wish list” for county improvements, it appears better public schools would be at the very top of the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, December 1, 2021 6:00 am

Cumberland

Green Ridge continues to seek permit approval

More than a year and a half after filing its Part A Notice of Intent (NOI) application to the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, December 1, 2021 6:00 am

COVID-19

New variant sparks concern

Local health officials are imploring residents to improve the community’s defensive line against the coronavirus following the discovery of a new, rapidly-growing variant of the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, November 30, 2021 6:00 am

ASKED AND ANSWERED BY ALEXA

Opinion — Making an educated decision

Last Monday, I was making baked chicken for dinner. When the oven timer went off, I pulled the bird out the oven and sliced it ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, November 25, 2021 6:00 am

Local

CVRL teams up with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Kids in Farmville, Buckingham and Prince Edward can now receive a free book every month until the age of five thanks to a new partnership ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, November 24, 2021 6:07 pm

COVID-19

Parents discuss child vaccine

With local children ages 5-11 now eligible for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, local families are discussing whether or not their young ones will roll up ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, November 24, 2021 5:49 pm

LIFESTYLES

WWII vet turns 100

Community members and organizations came out Tuesday, Nov. 17, to Centra’s PACE (Program for All-incluive Care for the Elderly) center in Farmville to celebrate the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, November 24, 2021 5:04 pm

Cumberland

Communications system needs updating

A mutual aid agreement between fire and EMS personnel in Cumberland, Goochland and Fluvanna counties has raised questions about the Cumberland’s pressing need for an ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, November 24, 2021 4:49 pm

Cumberland

Pickup overturns onto state trooper vehicle in 4-car Cumberland crash

Virginia State Police (VSP) is investigating a four-vehicle crash which occurred at the intersection of Route 60 and Route 45 in Cumberland.  According to VSP ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, November 24, 2021 4:23 pm

Buckingham

All adults now eligible for boosters

As the state and some local counties begin seeing a rise in coronavirus cases, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized booster shots ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, November 23, 2021 4:00 pm

Cumberland

Envigo cited for animal welfare violations

The Envigo research facility in Cumberland County, the largest dog-breeding facility in the state of Virginia, has once again caught the attention of state legislators ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, November 23, 2021 3:50 pm

FARMVILLE THE MAGAZINE

The top 10 Thanksgiving foods, ranked

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. While nothing makes me happier than getting to spend time with family and express gratitude for all of ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Sunday, November 21, 2021 8:00 am

Farmville

Dance classes offered for grownups

Many of the area’s adults have children or grandchildren who take dance classes at the renowned Five Pointes Dance Center on South Main Street in ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Saturday, November 20, 2021 10:33 am

Cumberland

Animal control amendment passed

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 Tuesday, Nov. 9, to amend the county’s Animal Control Ordinance to ban at-large poultry. November marked the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, November 18, 2021 5:50 pm

Buckingham

‘Drag all of us out’

Mask issue halts School Board meeting Buckingham County’s newly-passed medical freedom resolution recently came into question following the shutdown of a county School Board meeting ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, November 18, 2021 5:47 pm

Lifestyle Main

Social clubs visit LCVA

Two local social groups for young boys and girls, the Fresh Boyz Club and the Social Butterflies, gathered at the Longwood Center for the Visual ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, November 18, 2021 4:12 pm

Education

Leadership changes come to BCPS

Some leadership changes are coming to Buckingham County Public Schools (BCPS) after the School Board appointed a new member and hired an interim superintendent. During ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, November 17, 2021 6:00 am

Cumberland

Forestry removed from Land Use Program

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors has unanimously voted to remove forestry from the county’s Land Use Program, increasing taxes for residents who currently receive ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, November 17, 2021 6:00 am

prince edward county public schools

Crews respond to school bus collision

Numerous first responders were on scene Thursday, Nov. 12, after one Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) bus rear-ended another in front of the elementary ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, November 16, 2021 3:35 pm

COVID-19

Vaccination efforts continue

As areas in the U.S. are beginning to see rises in COVID-19 cases, the Piedmont Health District is celebrating several successful vaccination events as the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, November 16, 2021 6:00 am

Farmville

Adopt an Esh Angel

An angel “tree” has been set up at Amish Originals on Main Street in Farmville for the Esh family. The eight children, ranging in age ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, November 12, 2021 7:15 am

Cumberland

Family injured by drunk driver

A GoFundMe page has been set up to raise funds for a local couple and their new baby who were badly injured over the weekend ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, November 12, 2021 7:02 am

Farmville

Toys for Tots kicks off

Donations are now being accepted for this year’s Marine Toys for Tots program. Founded in 1947 by Marine Corps Reserve Major Bill Hendricks, the national ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, November 11, 2021 4:37 pm

Buckingham

SUP approved for Riverstone Solar

The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors has approved a special use permit (SUP) for the 149-Megawatt (MW) Riverstone Solar project to be located in the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, November 11, 2021 4:33 pm

Lifestyle Main

Tree lighting scheduled

The Town of Farmville’s Christmas tree has finally made its way to the center of Main Street Plaza. Decked out in ornaments and bows, the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, November 11, 2021 3:46 pm

LIFESTYLES

Blake becomes stew master

Taft Carter, right, stands with nephew, Tim Blake, while Blake is completing his very first perfect and authentic Brunswick stew by himself, making him Cumberland ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, November 10, 2021 6:00 am

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