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United Way offers aid amid postponements

The United Way of Prince Edward County has postponed its third annual Great Farmville Duck Derby, but the fundraising effort where people can pay to ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Park modifies operations

Appomattox Court House National Historical Park has announced modifications to operations to implement the latest guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Lack of students hits economy hard

In a span of less than two weeks, Farmville has gone from being a two-college town to a no-college town in an effort to limit ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Price gouging protections in effect

As public health concerns surrounding the coronavirus continue to grow, Governor Ralph Northam’s declaration of a state of emergency has triggered Virginia’s anti-price gouging statutes ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Process for accessing SBA’s COVID-19 disaster relief lending

The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Chamber hosts YMCA at meeting

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the Southside Family YMCA at its March Membership lunch. Members of the YMCA leadership team shared fundraising data, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Restaurants adjust to new rules in midst of virus concern

Area restaurants are finding ways to still serve customers after Governor Ralph S. Northam placed heavy restrictions on how eateries operate amidst COVID-19 concerns.  Meanwhile, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

IDA challenged about minutes

Two members of the public brought to light during a March 10 public hearing held by the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors that the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Dominion, SEC, CVEC suspend service disconnects amid pandemic

Area power companies have made the decision not to turn off power for nonpayment during the coronavirus outbreak. “We will not shut off your power ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Club Saver of the month announced

Vanessa Ramos of Benchmark Community Bank presents Kayley Simms with a certificate for being one of the monthly winners in the YES Club Savers program. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham County property transfers

Following are the property transfers recorded in the Buckingham County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office for the month of September. The listing includes the grantor, the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Cumberland County property transfers

Following are the property transfers recorded in the Cumberland County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office for the month of September. The listing includes the grantor, the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward County property transfers

Following are the property transfers recorded in the Prince Edward County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office for the month of September. The listing includes the grantor, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Lee named president of the Virginia Jaycees

Farmville resident Eboni Lee has been installed as the 2020 president of the Virginia Jaycees. Lee is the 86th chief officer for the organization. Her ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

GO Tec program launches new brand

The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) and the Great Opportunities in Technology and Engineering Careers (GO TEC) staff and advisory board have selected ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Dollar General now open in Prospect

Dollar General’s newest store at 65 Harris Creek Road in Prospect is now open. In its new location, Dollar General will offer area residents a ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Area to benefit from $28M in broadband funds

Buckingham benefits first   Buckingham County residents will be the first to benefit from $28 million in funding to expand high-speed broadband infrastructure in rural ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Centra announces new sponsorship and grant application process

Throughout our history, Centra has supported community organizations by funding projects and sponsoring events that address community health needs outside of our health system. As ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward County property transfers

Following are the property transfers recorded in the Prince Edward County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office for the month of August. The listing includes the grantor, ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Cumberland County property transfers

Following are the property transfers recorded in the Cumberland County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office for the month of August. The listing includes the grantor, the ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham County property transfers

Following are the property transfers recorded in the Buckingham County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office for the month of August. The listing includes the grantor, the ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Serendipity Club tours new food pantry

Dr. Ellery Sedgwick, president of the FACES board of directors, gave a tour of the new FACES Food Pantry to the Serendipity Club Feb. 13. ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Club saver of the month

Ruth Horst of Benchmark Community Bank presents Allen Blackman with a certificate for being one of the monthly winners in the YES Club Savers program. ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Chamber of Commerce holds meeting

During the Buckingham Chamber of Commerce’s Feb. 18 meeting, business owners Margaret Stout and Radha Midkiff updated Chamber members about their successes, struggles, business facts, ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham County property transfers

Following are the property transfers recorded in the Buckingham County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office for the month of July. The listing includes the grantor, the ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Marketing workshop offered

Longwood Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will offer a free marketing workshop at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) March 4 at 9 a.m. ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Cumberland County property transfers

Following are the property transfers recorded in the Cumberland County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office for the month of July. The listing includes the grantor, the ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

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