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Cumberland schools to operate remotely Tuesday

Cumberland County School announced Monday that schools will operate on a remote instructional schedule Tuesday, Feb. 2 beginning at 10 a.m. School offices will open ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Hampden-Sydney student killed in crash

The Virginia State Police (VSP) is investigating a single-vehicle crash that claimed the life of a Hampden-Sydney College student. According to VSP, the accident occurred ... Read more

1 month ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Cumberland County Schools closed Monday

Cumberland County Public Schools will be closed Monday, Feb. 1 for all staff and students. No instruction either in-person or virtual will take place.   Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward Schools to be remote only Monday

Prince Edward County Public Schools have announced classes will be on a remote-only schedule Monday, Feb. 1 due to the potential for icy road conditions. ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Classes on schedule, offices delay opening at H-SC

Classes will continue on a normal schedule at Hampden-Sydney College Monday, Feb. 1. The college’s administrative offices will open later at 10 a.m. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Longwood cancels Monday classes

Longwood University has announced the school will not have classes Monday, Feb. 1 due to the wintry weather conditions. The Greenwood Library will be open ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Coastal Carolina dean’s list announced

Coastal Carolina University (CCU) recognized 2,329 undergraduate students who were named to the university’s dean’s list for the fall 2020 semester. That’s nearly a quarter ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward County Middle School honor roll

Prince Edward County Middle School has released its honor roll for the second nine weeks of the school year. FIFTH GRADE *Alex Anderson, Ashley Barksdale, ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward County Elementary School honor roll

Prince Edward County Elementary School has released its honor roll for the second nine weeks of the school year. FOURTH GRADE Shane Barnett, Olivia Bishop, ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

QuickStart Tennis provides funds for books

QuickStart Tennis of Central Virginia Inc. (QCV) recently provided a Racquets for Reading book grant to Cumberland Elementary School. Sixty-six preschoolers will receive Scholastic Book ... 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 fall 2020 President’s List. Townsend is majoring in political science. Townsend is among the ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Students named to dean’s list

Grace Rust, of Farmville, and Kayla Sage, of Buckingham, were recently named to the dean’s list at the College of William & Mary for the ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

JMU announces fall 2020 graduates

James Madison University announces that the following students graduated during the Dec. 19 commencement exercises. Aaliyah Drake, of Cullen, graduated magna cum laude with a ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Threatening email caused alert at Hampden-Sydney

Hampden-Sydney College posted an “all clear” at 1:19 p.m. Saturday after a threatening email caused the campus officials to send out an “active shooter alert” ... Read more

1 month ago by Roger Watson.

Hampden-Sydney gives ‘all clear’ following active shooter threat

Hampden-Sydney College posted an “all clear” at 1:19 p.m. Saturday indicating the threat of an active shooter posted at 12:30 p.m. on the school’s website ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Hampden-Sydney College posts ‘active shooter threat’

Hampden-Sydney College has posted an “active shooter threat” on its website. The post was made Saturday at 12:32 p.m. The information said it was a ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Schmitt named conservation educator of the year

The Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts awarded Andrew J. Schmitt, teacher at Buckingham County High School, as 2020 Conservation Education Teacher of ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Tenaska offers scholarship

Tenaska Virginia Partners, L.P., owner of Tenaska Virginia Generating Station near Scottsville, is sponsoring a $1,500 academic scholarship for a college-bound Buckingham County High School ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

School to go virtual until Feb.

Cumberland County Public Schools (CuCPS) has extended students’ return to virtual-only learning from one week to the remainder of the month following COVID-19 cases in ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Buckingham School Board approves plan for in-class instruction

The Buckingham County School Board voted 6-1 Wednesday, Jan. 13, to approve a plan to get students back into classrooms. But that plan is contingent ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Prince Edward to return students to class by Feb. 8

Despite large numbers of COVID-19 cases out of the locality and an apparent majority of parents and staff wishing to remain fully virtual, the Prince ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

SUV drives through outdoor seating area near Chick Fil-A

Few details are known about the incident of a Longwood student being struck by an SUV Thursday, Jan. 14, at the outdoor seating area of ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham County High School honor roll

Buckingham County High School has announced its honor roll students for the fall semester grading period. FRESHMAN Samya Ayres, *Morgan Ballowe, Jazmine Banks, *Sidney Brewster, ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Crothers named to Dean’s List

Eastern Mennonite University recognized 336 students who were named to the Fall 2020 dean’s list. The dean’s list, compiled at the end of each term, ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Preserving history’s first rough draft

The history of the Farmville area is rife with important events that should not be forgotten. The Farmville Herald has reported on these events since ... Read more

2 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Fuqua School honor roll

Fuqua School announced scholastic recognition for the lower/middle/ upper school levels for the second quarter and first semester of the 2020-2021 academic year. The honor ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Cumberland students return to virtual learning

Cumberland County Public Schools (CuCPS) students returned to full remote learning Wednesday, Jan. 13, after a member of the school nutrition team tested positive for ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

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