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Sailor's Creek Battlefield

Autumn Fire: Burning the Valley, Part 2

On Saturday, Oct. 16, at 1 p.m. Sailor’s Creek Battlefield Historical State Park will host a program about the military campaigns within the Shenandoah Valley ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 6:00 am

COVID-19

Emergency authorization sought for COVID pill

The health district and local hospitals are seeing some very encouraging numbers surrounding COVID-19 cases just as the news comes that an antiviral pill for ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 6:00 am

Buckingham

Phone issues worrying citizens

Citizens, business owners and government officials of Buckingham County are expressing concerns regarding countywide phone line issues. Locals have reported problems with obtaining a dial ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 3:58 pm

Buckingham

9-year-old fought off COVID in ICU

The hospitalization of a loved one for COVID-19 can be a terrifying situation. In 2020, it was uncommon to hear of younger people testing positive ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, October 11, 2021 4:52 pm

COVID-19

Committee to review Centra Ivermectin prescriptions

The Centra Health Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee will now oversee the prescription of Ivermectin at Centra hospitals due to an increased local interest in ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, October 7, 2021 2:11 pm

Prince Edward

Crossroads audit results released

After being presented with the findings of Phase 1 of the Crossroads Community Services Board (CCSB) forensic audit, the CCSB Board of Directors has approved ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, October 6, 2021 11:44 am

COVID-19

COVID deaths increasing locally

The Piedmont Health District finally appears to be following some statewide trends in lower COVID-19 cases this week, but deaths in the area continue to ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 12:22 pm

Buckingham

Board approves sheriff’s office bonuses

The Buckingham Board of Supervisors has approved a request from the Buckingham County Sheriff’s Office to fund bonuses for non-Comp Board department employees. The vote ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Saturday, October 2, 2021 12:00 pm

Cumberland

New pet clinic opens

Cumberland County has a brand-new veterinary clinic. Monday, Sept. 13, marked the official opening date of Country Family Pet Clinic. The new business, located at ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, October 1, 2021 4:14 pm

Cumberland

Broadband project gets funding

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors has agreed to commit up to $200,000 of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds toward a Kinex Telecom, Inc. ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, October 1, 2021 4:10 pm

Buckingham

Emergency management coordinator named

Buckingham County has welcomed new Emergency Management Coordinator Ryanne Holland. Holland, originally from Coatesville, Pennsylvania, began her new employment with the county Aug. 1. Cody ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, September 29, 2021 6:00 am

Buckingham

All EMS staff now county employees

All Buckingham emergency medical service (EMS) staff are now county employees, officially ending the county’s EMS contract with Delta Response Team (DRT) and ushering in ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, September 29, 2021 6:00 am

COVID-19

State COVID cases down this week

As the rate of COVID-19 cases continues to drop statewide, the Piedmont Health District is still seeing its virus numbers rise. From Monday, Sept. 20, ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, September 28, 2021 3:58 pm

Local

Fire training event held

Dozens of firefighters from across the region gathered at the Buckingham County Fire and Rescue Training Center Saturday, Sept. 18, for the Second Annual Heart ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, September 24, 2021 1:17 pm

Cumberland

Innovation grant awarded

Cumberland County Public Schools (CuCPS) has received a $42,850 innovation grant which will help implement a career exploration program and promote Virginia’s 5 C’s. Cumberland ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, September 24, 2021 1:06 pm

Cumberland

Vehicle catches fire in crash

A vehicle caught fire Saturday afternoon when two cars collided on Route 60 in Cumberland. According to Virginia State Police (VSP) Public Relations Coordinator Shelby ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, September 24, 2021 11:17 am

Cumberland

House fire on Stoney Point Road

Firefighters rescued a dog from a house fire on Stoney Point Road in Cumberland County on Monday. According to officials from the Cumberland Volunteer Fire ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, September 23, 2021 5:03 pm

COVID-19

Virus continues to affect schools

Area schools continue to see COVID-19 cases among students and staff, with 50 new virus cases identified in local schools since last month. According to ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, September 23, 2021 6:00 am

Cumberland

Solar ordinance approved

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved an ordinance which creates a revenue sharing program for solar farms in the county. A similar ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 6:00 am

COVID-19

County COVID cases double

While COVID-19 cases appear to be beginning to stabilize across the commonwealth, cases are continuing to rise in the Piedmont Health District, especially in Prince ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 6:00 am

CARTERSVILLE

Hay field fire spans 20 acres

Three fire departments fought a hay field fire Wednesday, Sept. 15, which consumed approximately 20 acres of land in Cartersville. According to the Cumberland Volunteer ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 4:21 pm

FARMVILLE THE MAGAZINE

Mill Street Sweets on Main: Where sweet dreams become reality

As one strolls down Main Street in Farmville on any given Saturday morning, they should take steps to prepare themself before walking past Mill Street ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, September 20, 2021 7:02 am

Buckingham

Solar ordinance hearing set

The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors has scheduled a public hearing for Tuesday, Oct. 12, for a revenue sharing ordinance on county solar farms. At ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Sunday, September 19, 2021 4:36 pm

Farmville

Businesses share location

Two local businesses, Farmville Printing and Midtown Mailboxes, can now be found at one convenient location on South Main Street. According to Matt Bright, who ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Sunday, September 19, 2021 4:35 pm

Buckingham

Strong leaves legacy behind

Buckingham County residents were saddened this week to hear about the death of resident James “Jim” Francis Strong. Strong, who passed away Saturday, Sept. 11, ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, September 17, 2021 5:29 pm

Prince Edward

Boat rescued from Briery Lake

Meherrin Volunteer Fire and Rescue (MVFR) crew members responded Thursday night, Sept. 9, to a report of an individual whose boat was stuck on a ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 6:10 am

COVID-19

106 COVID patients in hospitals

COVID-19 cases are fluctuating across the commonwealth as officials work to increase testing access in the health district. New daily cases of the coronavirus in ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 3:44 pm

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