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Man dead after car vs. UTV crash

A Cumberland man succumbed to his injuries last week after a car vs. UTV crash. According to Virginia State Police (VSP) Public Relations Coordinator Shelby ... Read more

3 hours ago by Alexa Massey.

Virginia Municipal League installs new executive board

The membership of the Virginia Municipal League (VML) recently installed new officers and members to its Executive Board. The new leadership was effective Monday, Oct. ... Read more

10 hours ago by Staff Report.

Man dead after motorcycle crash

Virginia State Police (VSP) is investigating a two-vehicle crash in Prince Edward County which claimed the life of a 20-year-old Farmville man. The incident occurred ... Read more

10 hours ago by Staff Report.

American Rescue Plan Funds to be distributed

Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced the approval of Virginia’s American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) plan and ... Read more

10 hours ago by Staff Report.

SUP for cell tower approved

The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved a special use permit (SUP) for a 199-foot cell tower expected to bring expanded cell phone ... Read more

10 hours ago by Alexa Massey.

Forestry tax deferrals could end

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors has scheduled a workshop for Nov. 4 in preparation for a vote which could end the tax exemption on ... Read more

10 hours 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. ... Read more

10 hours ago by Staff Report.

Family Dollar on its way

Residents have noticed a new building being erected across from C&F Bank in Cumberland County. According to County Planning and Zoning Administrator Stephany Johnson, the ... Read more

24 hours ago by Staff Report.

Board passes medical freedom resolution

The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors voted 4-3 on Tuesday, Sept. 12, to adopt a medical freedom resolution surrounding the mandating of medical treatment, specifically ... Read more

24 hours ago by Alexa Massey.

Lions donate to law enforcement

On Tuesday, Oct. 19, the Farmville Lions Club held one of their monthly meetings in which they hosted members of the Farmville Police Department, Cumberland ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Moderna, J&J boosters now available

The health district is observing another week of reduced COVID-19 cases just as Virginians become eligible for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson booster shots, ... Read more

2 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Lindsay’s story of hope: Terminal breast cancer at 29

A young Farmville woman had her life turned upside down when only a few months ago she was suddenly diagnosed with terminal breast cancer. But ... Read more

5 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Student discovers her time to shine

Like many college students, Darleen Ferguson has exciting plans for her future. But unlike many of her classmates, Darleen has already overcome the challenges of ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Feeding Farmville volunteers needed

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and Feeding Farmville will be ready. This is the sixth annual Feeding Farmville, a community project of volunteers, local ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Locals grieve after deadly buggy crash

Cumberland County and the surrounding communities are joining together to raise funds and provide support for the eight children whose parents were tragically killed when ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Pain at the pumps

With summer ending and fall coming, consumers historically see a drop in gas prices. However, this fall, drivers may continue to feel pain at the ... Read more

6 days ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

PECPS and Virtual Virginia make a live connection

This week, high school students taking Biology II – Ecology with Virtual Virginia received a live, in-person lesson. This was a project whereby Ms. Lewallen, ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Raiders win Best of the Best

The JROTC Raider Teams male and coed divisions won the 4h Brigade Best of the Best Raider Qualifier held at East Surry High School in ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Fall fire season is here

The 2021 fire season is upon us, and the Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) is urging Virginians to learn about Wildfire Prevention and to take ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

New film raises awareness of sexual and domestic abuse

According to The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), more than 10 million people in the United States are physically abused, by an intimate partner, ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Miss Five County Fair announced

Rayah Edelson won the Miss Five County Fair Pageant on Wednesday, Sept. 29, in Farmville. She also won Most Photogenic and the People’s Choice award. ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Unexpected Treasures 2021

Red Door 104 is excited to offer a new competition. After a long year and a half, locals could use a creative outlet. This competition, ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Angle to perform service during fall break

Kathleen Angle of Farmville, a student at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, will spend Oct. 21-23 performing service at Almost Heaven Habitat for Humanity in ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Commodity prices announced

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Oct. 15: In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly steady to 3.00 lower. Feeder ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Building official hired by county

County Administrator Douglas P. Stanley announced the appointment of Phillip Moore as the County’s building official, effective Jan. 1, 2022. However, Moore will be working ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Scorecard on Nutrition and Physical Activity launched

The Virginia Department of Education’s Office of School Nutrition Programs is partnering with the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth to launch the Governor’s Scorecard on ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Solar revenue sharing ordinance approved

Buckingham is the latest county to approve a revenue sharing ordinance for solar farms following increased interest in solar projects in rural Virginia. New legislation ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

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