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ATLANTIC COAST PIPELINE

Atlantic Coast Pipeline project canceled

After nearly six years of court hearings, fierce opposition from communities and billions of dollars spent, Dominion Energy and Duke Energy have officially thrown in ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Sunday, July 5, 2020 4:40 pm

LIFESTYLES

Power line students climb to success

Ask a handful of high school seniors what they are planning to do after graduation, and at least one will likely tell you they are ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, July 3, 2020 6:00 am

Education

Prince Edward unveils school reopening plan

Prince Edward County students can expect to attend school on alternating weeks when the new school year begins August 11. In a Thursday, July 2, ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, July 2, 2020 3:04 pm

Cumberland

Reopening schools will increase child care needs

As the majority of local schools release their reopening plans for the first academic year back after the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic, some parents ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, July 2, 2020 1:48 pm

Longwood

Buildings named for local heroes

Longwood University has announced it will name three campus buildings in the final stages of construction after local social justice and university heroes as well ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, July 2, 2020 1:24 pm

PIEDMONT HEALTH DISTRICT

Area virus trends still looking good

Several sources have reported encouraging numbers this week in reference to the state’s coronavirus cases as the commonwealth moves into Phase 3 of Virginia Gov. ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, July 2, 2020 1:19 pm

Cumberland

Newman is an FFA standout

A passion for livestock and agriscience has led to much success for Cumberland High School (CHS) graduate Jordan Newman after he was recently awarded the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 6:00 am

Farmville

Fewer bombs bursting in air

The health concerns and economic impact of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic have meant the majority of the area’s traditional Fourth of July fireworks celebrations have ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 6:00 am

Farmville

Longwood names new buildings after local heroes

 Longwood University has announced it will name three campus buildings in the final stages of construction after local social justice and university heroes as well ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 5:50 pm

Buckingham

Schools announce strategies to reopen

Schools across the area are slowly unveiling plans to reopen under new guidelines to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, with the majority opting for ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, June 29, 2020 11:19 am

Buckingham

Fourth prisoner dies at Buckingham Correctional Center

A fourth inmate at the Buckingham Correctional Center (BKCC) in Buckingham County has died due to complications with COVID-19. Meanwhile, two U.S. senators are urging ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, June 29, 2020 10:55 am

Buckingham

Residents outraged by KKK graffiti

A stop sign in Buckingham was vandalized Thursday with graffiti displaying the acronym of the Ku Klux Klan, sparking fear and anger in a period ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, June 26, 2020 4:21 pm

Farmville

Losing a loved one to COVID-19

Juanita Giles felt robbed when her mother died of COVID-19 Sunday, June 21. Now she’s asking others to be aware of the reality of the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, June 26, 2020 6:00 am

PIEDMONT HEALTH DISTRICT

Virginia still on the downtrend as Phase 3 approaches

The Piedmont Health District was listed by The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) Wednesday, June 24, as having a total positive coronavirus case count of ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, June 25, 2020 1:13 pm

Education

Falcons walk the stage

The coronavirus pandemic has meant this year’s high school seniors have had to sacrifice a lot in the name of a better tomorrow. From prom ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, June 25, 2020 11:40 am

Cumberland

Tips sought for string of Cumberland break-ins

The Cumberland Sheriff’s Office is looking for tips regarding a series of break-ins that occurred Saturday, June 20. According to Deputy Ryan Bates, a call ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, June 22, 2020 3:20 pm

Buckingham

Buckingham woman charged with murder of husband

A fatal shooting in Buckingham County Saturday night, June 20, has led to first-degree murder charges for a New Canton woman in the death of ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, June 22, 2020 11:10 am

PIEDMONT DISTRICT

Area virus case rates plummeting

Although Virginia Department of Health’s (VDH) website shows what at a glance seems like a dramatic increase in novel coronavirus cases for Buckingham County in ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, June 19, 2020 6:00 am

Buckingham

Absentee ballots abundant for June 23 primary

Virginia’s June primary elections are almost here, and the effects of the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic may make the level of absentee ballot voting this ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, June 19, 2020 6:00 am

Fuqua

Fuqua’s seniors to graduate Friday

Despite setbacks associated with the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic, this week has been one of celebration and smiles for Fuqua School’s seniors. According to Head ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, June 18, 2020 4:00 pm

VIRGINIA

Governor declares Juneteenth a state holiday

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced his intention to mark Juneteenth (June 19) a permanent paid state holiday during his Tuesday, June 16, press conference. A ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, June 18, 2020 4:00 pm

buckingham county public schools

Leaving their mark on the world

The Class of 2020 will certainly go down in history as a group of seniors that overcame a global health crisis to graduate and celebrate ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, June 18, 2020 11:00 am

Buckingham

Local coronavirus case totals showing significant improvement

Although Virginia Department of Health’s (VDH) website shows what at a glance seems like a dramatic increase in novel coronavirus cases for Buckingham County in ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, June 18, 2020 10:45 am

Education

Butler graduates William and Mary

Lucia Butler, of Farmville, recently graduated from the College of William and Mary with a BA degree. Founded by royal charter in 1693, William & ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 6:00 am

Buckingham

New solar facility considered in Buckingham

A new solar facility may be coming to Buckingham County. At the Monday, June 8, Buckingham Board of Supervisors meeting, the board voted to set ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, June 15, 2020 3:18 pm

Buckingham

U.S. Supreme Court clears Appalachian Trail obstacle for Atlantic Coast Pipeline

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday, June 15, the U.S. Forest Service has the authority to grant the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) the ability to ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, June 15, 2020 3:02 pm

Buckingham

Only 4 inmates at DCC still infected with coronavirus

After over a month of significant coronavirus outbreaks, the Dillwyn Correctional Facility (DCC) has nearly recovered. The prison in Buckingham County saw a total of ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, June 15, 2020 1:12 pm

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