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Library donation increases storage capabilities

Thanks to a recent gift from longtime supporter Dr. Ray Gaskins, Greenwood Library at Longwood University acquired flat file cabinets for archival storage. Among other ... Read more

16 hours ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham FFA members attend Leadership Camp

Members of the Buckingham Senior FFA Chapter participated in the FFA Leadership Camp held at Graves Mountain Lodge Tuesday, July 13. Courtney Agee, Emma Staton ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Newcomb receives degree from UW

Just over 7,600 students received degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison on May 8, including Megan Newcomb of Farmville. Newcomb received a Masters of Arts-Library ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Longwood grad chosen for fellowship

Education is an issue that is near and dear to Javion Peterson, who will begin his first full-time teaching job at Goochland High School this ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Schools decide upon transgender bathroom policy

Transgender students at Buckingham and Cumberland County Public Schools will be allowed to use the bathroom/facility which corresponds with their gender identity as school officials ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Schools discuss plans for new year

With new guidance recently released by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) concerning masking up at school, local ... Read more

2 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Northam announces funding for clean air in schools

Gov. Ralph Northam recently announced plans to invest $500 million to improve ventilation and air quality in public schools, securing the completion of nearly all ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Thomas named to dean’s list

Brinley Thomas, of Farmville, has been named to the Emory & Henry College spring dean’s list. To be named to the dean’s list, students must ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

SVCC receives grant to help students achieve degrees

Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) recently received the Gerald L. Baliles Rural Virginia Horseshoe Initiative (RVHI) Award from the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Students required to get immunizations

Superintendent of Public Instruction James Lane is reminding parents to make sure that their children’s immunizations are up to date — especially students and young ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

PECPS to have transgender students use private restrooms

Transgender students in Prince Edward County Public Schools will be required to use private restrooms until the school board approves a policy on the issue, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

Baird named Fuqua School AD

Christopher Baird has been selected as the new athletic director at Fuqua School. Baird will also serve as the head boys basketball coach and head ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

SVCC announces fall COVID plans

Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) will continue with a full schedule of classes for the fall semester beginning August 23. Social distancing restrictions and mask ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Fuqua School earns full reaccreditation

Fuqua School has earned full reaccreditation from the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS). The VAIS accreditation program is one of a select few recognized ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Supervisors open bidding process on school roof

The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved opening the bidding process for repairing and replacement the Buckingham High School roof. At the Monday, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

PECPS students participate in STEM program

Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) recently offered a month-long 21st Century STEM Summer Program for fifth-grade students to high school seniors. The Flying Classroom, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham retirees recognized

Buckingham County Public Schools recently recognized staff and faculty members who retired in 2020 and 2021. From left, front row: Mary Stearrett, a 2020 retiree ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Cyrus graduates from Coastal Carolina

Anna Cyrus of Farmville was one of nearly 1,200 Coastal Carolina University graduates recognized during its in-person Spring 2021 commencement ceremonies Friday, May 7, and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Roberts graduates from the University of Utah

Gail Roberts of Farmville, who was among the 8,442 graduates honored during the 152nd general commencement ceremony from the University of Utah Thursday, May 6. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Thackston graduates residency program

Derek Thackston recently graduated the Medical College of Virginia’s three-year residency program in emergency medicine. During the ceremony, Thackston was also presented a Medical Student ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Students awarded laptops by SEC

A dozen rising high school seniors across Southside Electric Cooperative’s (SEC) 18-county service area will receive new laptop computers this summer through the YouthTECH program. ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Reardon graduates from Monticello

Treidan Reardon, a former honor student of Buckingham County Schools, has graduated Summa Cum Laude with an advanced studies diploma as part of the Early ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham students receive scholarships

Each year, students at Buckingham County High School (BCHS) apply for competitive scholarships to support post-secondary education and training. Buckingham High School holds an annual ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Local students named to dean’s list

The following local residents were recently named to the dean’s list at the College of William & Mary for the spring 2021 semester. Jamie Carkenord, ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Scholarship winners announced

Tyler Harris from Prince Edward County was a recipient of the Lindy Hamlett Education Scholarship from the Piedmont Soil and Water Conservation District. The scholarships ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Sage graduates from W&M

Kayla Sage, from Buckingham, recently graduated from the College of William & Mary with a Bachelor of Science degree. Founded by royal charter in 1693, ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Townsend named to president’s list

Mary Townsend, of Farmville, was named to the College of Charleston president’s list for the spring semester. Townsend is majoring in political science. To qualify ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

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