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Board says Stanley is a good hire despite previous issues

Prince Edward County’s new county administrator comes to Farmville with lots of professional baggage, but the chairperson of the Board of Supervisors says he is ... Read more

4 days ago by Titus Mohler.

Pamplin EMS transport services stopped early

Pamplin Volunteer Fire Department and EMS Inc. has discontinued its EMS transport services more than two-and-a-half months earlier than originally announced. In a Sept. 17 ... Read more

4 days ago by Titus Mohler.

Home health workers to receive hazard pay

Gov. Ralph Northam recently announced $73 million in federal Coronavirus Aid, Recovery, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to provide hazard pay to home health ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Longwood presents online performance

The Longwood University Theater Department will present an online play Wednesday, Nov. 11 through Sunday, Nov. 15. “She Kills Monsters; Virtual Realms” by Qui Nguyen ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

SAAC spearheads voter registration initiative on campus

BY RYAN VENTRELLA Programs across Longwood University Athletics are ramping up activity as they prepare to take the field this winter and spring, but ... Read more

4 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Unclaimed property website available

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Friday, Nov. 18, that the Department of the Treasury’s Unclaimed Property Program returned more than $67.8 million in unclaimed property ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Alternatives to trick-or-treating

The COVID-19 pandemic is set to alter another tradition in some localities as Halloween approaches. The Town of Farmville and the Town of Dillwyn are ... Read more

4 days ago by Titus Mohler.

Trump’s path to reelection looks difficult

By JACOB ROUSSEAU and SEAN MCGOEY Capital News Service Even in the most favorable of polls, the path to reelection for President Donald Trump seems discouraging. An ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Health care workers earn free tickets

Gov. Ralph Northam and Alex Nyerges, director and CEO of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA), recently announced that healthcare workers and first responders ... Read more

4 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

4 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Stanley named as new Prince Edward County administrator

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors appointed Douglas P. Stanley on Thursday, Oct. 22, as the county’s new county administrator and clerk to the ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

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

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Tractor trailer crash shuts down Salem Church Road

Crews responded at approximately 7:32 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, to the 300th block of Salem Church Road in Cumberland County for a single-vehicle accident involving ... Read more

5 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Flu shots are critical this year

Flu season is now upon us, but this year the influenza and the trouble it brings will overlap with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Public health ... Read more

5 days ago by Alexa Massey.

A dream realized – new library is open

What began as the dream of a group of Buckingham residents more than a dozen years ago has come to life with the opening of ... Read more

5 days ago by Roger Watson.

A 168-mile run for a cause

Farmville will be a key landmark this week along a trail being blazed by runner Steve Scott to raise funds for children in underserved areas ... Read more

5 days ago by Titus Mohler.

GO Virginia Region 3 to meet

The Southern Virginia GO Region 3 Council will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 1 p.m. The virtual meeting is open to the public. The ... 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

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Buckingham – There’s gold in them thar hills

The search for gold in Buckingham by Canadian-based company Aston Bay has caught the attention of both residents and county officials, who will have to ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Nominations sought for RISE Award

Virginia Secretary of Education Atif Qarni and Superintendent of Public Instruction James Lane are calling on parents, students and other school community members to submit ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Virtual food and beverage trade show planned

VDACS has created an online trade show to help food and beverage makers connect with customers as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic unsettles food systems. Consumers ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Legislators advance police reform measures

BY WILL GONZALEZ Capital News Service The Virginia General Assembly wrapped up the agenda this month for the special session that began Aug. 18. Legislators ... Read more

6 days ago by Guest Columnist.

County to allow utility-scale solar farms

The Cumberland Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday night, Oct. 13, to amend its county code in order to allow utility-scale solar facilities in the ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Commission seeks suggestions for new statue

The Commission for Historical Statues in the U.S. Capitol is asking the public to submit suggestions for a historical person to represent Virginia in a ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Election Day deadlines detailed

The Virginia Department of Elections reminds voters of several upcoming deadlines for voters wishing to vote absentee in the November 3 General Election. The last ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Big bass in Buckingham

Anthony Monroe, of Dillwyn, caught this 12-pound bass Sunday, Oct. 18, at the Andersonville watershed in Buckingham. Monroe used crankbait to make the catch. Read more

7 days ago by Staff Report.

Signs aim to boost tourism

Prince Edward County is already putting in the work that is expected to help bring travelers back to Virginia after the COVID-19 pandemic is sufficiently ... Read more

1 week ago by Titus Mohler.

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