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Buckingham

Global master chef retires to Arvonia

He’s cooked for celebrities, sultans, prime ministers, emperors and even the Queen herself. Now, this world-renowned chef resides in Buckingham County. Certified Global Master Chef ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:20 am

Alexa Massey

Opinion – Make sure to close mental tabs

I’m sure you know a coworker or family member who always seems to have 20 tabs open at the same time. We’ve got a lot ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 10:37 am

Local

Stars under the Stars returns this summer

Grab your popcorn and unfold your lawn chair because Stars Under the Stars is back for its 2021 season. Since its inception in 1998, the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 8:45 am

Buckingham

Candidates file for local elections

With the deadline to file now passed, several local seats will appear on the ballot in the upcoming November election. According to Lynette Wright, General ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, June 14, 2021 8:01 am

Buckingham

Status of county administrator search unknown

Buckingham County Administrator Rebecca Carter is set to retire at the end of the month, but county officials have declined to comment on how the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, June 11, 2021 6:00 am

LONGWOOD UNIVERSITY

Longwood to require COVID shots for students

Longwood University will require COVID-19 vaccinations for on-campus students this fall. The decision was announced to students in a Wednesday, June 9, email from Longwood ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, June 11, 2021 6:00 am

LIFESTYLES

Sweet treats for a good cause

A long line snaked through the parking lot at 300 Industrial Park Road on Friday, June 4, as scores of citizens lined up for everybody’s ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, June 10, 2021 1:27 pm

Cumberland

Citizen petition calls for change

More than 100 people have signed a petition asking Cumberland County to reverse its decision to remove Prince Edward Volunteer Rescue Squad (PEVRS) as the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, June 10, 2021 11:37 am

Buckingham

Students honor Eucharist with mural

Students at the St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary in Buckingham created a beautiful work of temporary art spanning more than 70 feet in length as part ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, June 10, 2021 11:34 am

Buckingham

Reward offered for stolen truck

A member of the public has come forward to offer a reward for the recovery of a truck stolen by Buckingham County fugitive Kendall Jamerson. ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, June 10, 2021 10:51 am

ASKED AND ANSWERED BY ALEXA

OPINION — Mr. Pibb brings some fizz to my life

June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month and coincides with “kitten season” in the U.S., the time in which many litters of kittens are born ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 6:00 am

Cumberland

Dog rescued on Moorefield Lane

Firefighters were able to rescue a local dog after it became wedged under a deck while chasing an animal. According to Ben Pfeiffer of the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 6:00 am

Cumberland

Pine Grove named an endangered site

The Pine Grove Elementary School in Cumberland County has been recognized by the National Trust for Historic Preservation as one of the most endangered historic ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 8:31 am

Cumberland

Book signing about coffee to be held at coffee shop

Melissa Face, a Virginia author and mother, will be holding a book signing Saturday, June 5, at the Cumberland Coffee Company located at 2 Stoney ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:13 pm

Buckingham

Corvette wins Hunter’s Choice Award

What started as an idea to honor Buckingham County High School classmates lost to cancer turned into an annual car show raising thousands for the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 2:29 pm

Business

Worker shortage threatens area restaurants

Labor shortages in and around the Town of Farmville have left some local restaurants with no choice but to reduce hours. Establishments are understaffed, those ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, May 31, 2021 10:10 am

Business

‘Food Lion To Go’ coming soon

The Farmville Food Lion is set to begin offering grocery pickup options. Shoppers received a hint of what’s to come after four “Food Lion To ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, May 31, 2021 9:47 am

COVID-19

Northam ends COVID restrictions

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has officially lifted all state COVID-19 restrictions. According to Executive Order 79, all social distancing and capacity restrictions related to the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, May 28, 2021 1:15 pm

Farmville

Dust off your swim trunks: the pool is open

The COVID-19 pandemic robbed the community of any sense of normalcy over the last year, including that crisp, refreshing sensation of jumping into a pool ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, May 28, 2021 12:47 pm

Buckingham

Nonprofit donates vehicles to vets

Sgt. Josh Jones used to fight for his country’s freedom. Now, he spends his days giving local veterans and first responders a different kind of ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, May 27, 2021 5:24 pm

Buckingham

County to end DRT contract

Buckingham County is preparing to end its EMS contract with Delta Response Team (DRT) in a move that will make all Buckingham EMS staff members ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, May 27, 2021 5:19 pm

Business

New coffee shop offers premium coffee in a cozy atmosphere

Dustin Meadows, 34, of Farmville, says some of his most profound and enjoyable moments have occurred over a cup of coffee. So when the young ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, May 27, 2021 9:38 am

Lifestyle Main

Church groups bring a blessing to Chase City family

It was October of 2018 when Hurricane Michael pushed its way through the area, downing trees and leaving many without power. The brutal storm caused ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, May 27, 2021 9:02 am

COVID-19

Will you keep wearing a mask?

It’s been a wild month for Virginians when it comes to face coverings. In mid-May, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, May 26, 2021 6:00 am

Local

Shooting victim dies from injuries

A shooting incident which occurred Thursday, May 20, in Prince Edward County is now being investigated as a homicide after one victim died as a ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, May 25, 2021 12:53 pm

Buckingham

Gifted students lead projects

Gifted students at Buckingham County Public Schools (BCPS) were challenged to think outside the box this year and use the COVID-19 pandemic as inspiration to ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, May 24, 2021 1:15 pm

Buckingham

Sentara gifts building to county

Sentara Martha Jefferson Medical Group has officially gifted Buckingham County the former Buckingham Family Medicine building and the land it sits upon. Last summer, Sentara ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, May 24, 2021 12:43 pm

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