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Mother of 8 identified in deadly buggy accident

The investigation continues into a two-vehicle crash on Sunday between a truck and a horse-drawn buggy in Cumberland County that left at least one person ... Read more

10 hours ago by Staff Report.

At least one dead, many injured after buggy crash

Virginia State Police (VSP) have confirmed a fatality and several serious injuries after a car struck a horse-drawn buggy with 10 occupants inside Sunday. According ... Read more

16 hours ago by Staff Report.

Barnes & Noble College to manage campus bookstore

Hampden-Sydney College announced Wednesday, Oct. 13, that it has selected Barnes & Noble College (BNC) to manage all course materials, retail and online operations for ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

GO Virginia public meeting set

The Southern Virginia GO Region 3 Full Council will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 20, beginning at 1 p.m. The meeting will be held in the ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Tarlton recognized by Board

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors recognized county solid waste employee James Tarlton Jr., during its Oct. 12 meeting. Tarlton works at the county’s ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

JRSYFL Prince Edward Youth Football Homecoming

The Prince Edward Youth Football and Cheerleading teams of the James River/Southside Youth Football League (JRSYFL) had its homecoming game versus the Cumberland Dukes at ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

FFA team participates in C.O.L.T conference

On Sept. 22, the Buckingham Senior FFA Officer Team went to Dinwiddie High School to participate in the Southeast Area C.O.L.T. Conference. Team Members included ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Ribbon cutting held

A ribbon cutting was recently held for Farmville Family Pharmacy by The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce. The pharmacy is celebrating its grand opening all ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Halloween candy is back on the menu

Grab your costumes and prepare for a sugar rush because trick-or-treating has returned.  While health and safety concerns surrounding the pandemic canceled trick-or-treating in Farmville ... Read more

4 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Road work planned

Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. Items in italics contain new/updated information. For ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Grand Ole Opry veteran Mosley to preform

A free concert by singer, songwriter and storyteller Daryl Mosley will be held on Sunday, Oct. 24, at 11 a.m. at Glenn Memorial Baptist Church, ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Schools see dip in cases

Area schools seem to be seeing a similar downtrend in COVID-19 cases as the health district. In Prince Edward and most surrounding counties, coronavirus cases ... Read more

4 days ago by Alexa Massey.

‘Ghosts’ haunt town on state road trip

While “ghosts” are not an uncommon sight in the month of October, approximately 25 of them, Rolls-Royce Silver Ghosts to be exact, stopped by Farmville ... Read more

4 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Rice leaves mark on area’s structures

Farmville and surrounding communities were heartbroken this month after the passing of Michael “Mike” Rice, a local carpenter and master craftsman whose efforts helped to ... Read more

4 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Driver rescued after crash

Crews responded Wednesday morning, Oct. 13, to a report of an overturned vehicle in Cartersville. According to Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department officials, the Cumberland and ... Read more

4 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Rodeo comes to town

The Prospect Volunteer Fire Department held its First Annual Harvest Bulls and Barrels rodeo event Saturday, Oct. 9. The fundraiser, handled by True Grit Rodeos, ... Read more

4 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Marijuana youth use is up

BY MICHAEL TOUMA Capital News Service As congressional Democrats press for federal legalization of marijuana and more states continue to legalize it, an increasing number ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Friends of Twin Lakes seeks volunteers

Would you like to enjoy the autumn outdoors while helping make the outdoors a little better? You can: Friends of the Twin Lakes State Park ... Read more

6 days ago by Shannon Watkins.

Commodity pricing announced

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Oct. 8: In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle uneven, ranging 8.00 lower to 5.00 ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Luck Stone expands presence in North Carolina

Luck Stone, the nation’s largest family-owned and operated producer of crushed stone, sand and gravel, announced the acquisition of North Carolina-based Ararat Rock Products, which ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Pandemic assistance for timber harvesters and haulers

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing up to $200 million to provide relief to timber harvesting and timber hauling businesses that have experienced losses ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

9/11 tribute concert set

The Longwood Wind Symphony is offering a free concert Tuesday, October 26, at 7:30 p.m. on campus at Jarman Hall. The occasion, Earl Shaffer, Director ... Read more

6 days ago by Shannon Watkins.

Underground utility work

Citizens have noticed the work being done in the avenues of Farmville and wondered what’s going on. According to Will Nash of Farmville’s Planning and ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Emergency authorization sought for COVID pill

The health district and local hospitals are seeing some very encouraging numbers surrounding COVID-19 cases just as the news comes that an antiviral pill for ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Phone issues worrying citizens

Citizens, business owners and government officials of Buckingham County are expressing concerns regarding countywide phone line issues. Locals have reported problems with obtaining a dial ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Exhibition opening at The Gallery in Brinkley Hall

Hampden-Sydney College invites the community to attend the opening of a new exhibit in the Gallery at Brinkley Hall. The opening remarks and reception will ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Report.

Comprehensive renovation recommended for elementary school

The Prince Edward County School Board voted to send a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors to give the elementary school a comprehensive renovation. The ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Report.

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