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Coop applications open Nov. 1

The opening date for applications for scholarships from the Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) is Sunday, Nov. 1 and any high school or home school ... Read more

15 hours ago by Staff Report.

Fuqua School honor roll

Fuqua School recently announced its scholastic recognition for the lower/middle/upper school levels for the first quarter of the 2020-2021 academic year. The honor roll consists ... Read more

15 hours ago by Staff Report.

Cooper graduates from Longwood

Recently Ashley M. Cooper, of Farmville, graduated from Longwood. She graduated Magna Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in criminal justice and sociology ... Read more

15 hours ago by Staff Report.

Students say protests motivating them to vote

BY HUNTER BRITT Capital News Service Voters are more divided now than they were in the 2016 election, according to a recent poll by the ... Read more

15 hours ago by Guest Columnist.

Changes made to history, social science SOLs

The State Board of Education recently approved a series of edits to the commonwealth’s history and social science standards of learning and SOL curriculum framework ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Fuqua honor students recognized

Three members of the Fuqua School Class of 2021, Luke Gee, Tyler Harris and Catherine Rutherford, were inducted into the Cum Laude Society at the ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Dukes return to school

Cumberland County Public Schools (CuCPS) celebrated its first day of hybrid learning Monday, Oct. 19. The day was a big milestone for many kids who ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Longwood, Hampden-Sydney still planning for spring break

By Anya Sczerzenie and Titus Mohler Capital News Service and The Farmville Herald A growing number of Virginia colleges are announcing that spring break will ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

4-H Education Center asks for funding

The Holiday Lake 4-H Education Center, a nonprofit organization which serves youths and their families from across 19 localities, including Prince Edward, Cumberland and Buckingham, ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

FFA Chapter wins at 2020 Virtual State Fair

The FFA contests typically held at the Virginia State Fair annually were held virtually the week of Sept. 28 through Oct. 1 this year. Even ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Hemon named 2020 Dos Passos Prize winner

Aleksandar Hemon, a fiction and nonfiction writer, is the 2020 winner of the John Dos Passos Prize for Literature — a premier literary award given ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham public school students will continue virtual learning

The Buckingham County School Board voted 5-2 Wednesday afternoon in favor of continuing virtual learning for the remainder of the semester. Board members gathered at ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

YMCA answers the call of working parents

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented working parents with nothing short of a monumental challenge. When leaving the job or working from home are simply not ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

FFA club is blooming

The Cumberland County Public Schools (CuCPS) Future Farmers of America (FFA) and agriculture programs are experiencing a transformation that is instilling positive change and growth ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

PE School Board to vote on reopening schools

The Prince Edward County School Board voted unanimously Wednesday, Oct. 7, to table the decision of moving to in-person classes until November. Board members were ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

‘Postmodern Blues’: Alumni help publish Cabas novel

The countless Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) alumni who learned the art of rhetoric from Dr. Victor N. Cabas Jr. during his 35 years on the Hill ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

VFW Scholarship Programs seek applications

VFW Post 7059 in Farmville is soliciting applications for the annual Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Youth Scholarship Programs. The essay programs are divided into ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Event leaves students with stars in their eyes

By Sam Hovan LongwoodLancers.com The clouds moving across the sky at times decreased visibility, but they did nothing to dampen the enthusiasm of the Longwood ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Baxter named to president’s list at JMU

Forest resident, Allison Baxter, has been named to the president’s list at James Madison University for the summer 2020 semester. Students who earn president’s list ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

JMU announces summer dean’s list

James Madison University announced that Jordan Persinger of Cumberland and Brendan Short of Forest made the dean’s list for the summer 2020 semester. Students who ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward schools stick with virtual learning

The Prince Edward County School Board voted unanimously Wednesday night, Oct. 7, to table the decision of moving to in-person classes until November. Board members ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Howerton named semifinalist for William V. Campbell Trophy

1 of only 9 semifinalists nationwide with perfect 4.0 GPA Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) senior offensive lineman Tyler Howerton, of Alexandria, has been named a semifinalist ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Local virus cases see an increase

The area is suddenly seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases. According to Piedmont Health District Director Dr. H. Robert Nash, many local counties have seen ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Students of the month recognized

Dr. Chip Jones, superintendent of Cumberland County Public Schools, presents Yaretzi Cruz-Araujo with her plaque for being named Student of the Month for Cumberland Elementary ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

The new college experience: self-isolation and distraction

By Hunter Britt Capital News Service Social isolation due to the coronavirus has become a stressor for many college students across Virginia who report that ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Careers 4 Women in Technology Summit planned

A virtual summit for women interested in pursuing a career in the digital world will be held Tuesday, Oct. 20, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Art-On-The-Go offered by LCVA

Page Turners Art- On-The-Go (AOTG) invites the community to explore and create works of art inspired by children’s literature at home or “on-the-go.” These bags ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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