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Locals belly up to the bars again

Area bartenders, restaurant owners and patrons are growing excited about eased restrictions for alcohol and food sales in the commonwealth. Recently, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam ... Read more

20 hours ago by Alexa Massey.

Park master plan, new manager announced

A virtual meeting was held Wednesday, April 28, to discuss the Twin Lakes State Park Master Plan. The meeting coincided with the recent announcement of ... Read more

21 hours ago by Alexa Massey.

School board recognizes community partnerships

The Prince Edward County School Board has named the Longwood Center for Visual Arts (LCVA) and the Virginia Children’s Book Festival (VCBF) to the 2021 ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Arvonia man who killed himself identified

The identity of an Arvonia man who took his own life last week during a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) search warrant service has been ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Two injured in head-on collision

Two men were injured in a Buckingham County collision involving a vehicle and a tractor trailer. According to Public Relations Coordinator Shelby Crouch of the ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Local CVS to accept walk-in customers for COVID vaccine

CVS Health announced Wednesday that it is now accepting walk-in COVID-19 appointments at CVS Pharmacy locations across the country, including 342 locations in Virginia, with ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

GO Virginia plans input sessions

GO Virginia Region 3 recently announced a series of Stakeholder Input Sessions as part of the 2021 update of its Growth and Diversification Plan. Members ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Shooting suspect remains on the loose

Farmville Police Chief Andy Ellington confirmed Wednesday the department has not located a man charged in a shooting incident Saturday, May 1, in the 500 ... Read more

2 days ago by Roger Watson.

Cumberland library receives $3,000 grant

Cumberland County Public Library has been selected as one of 300 libraries across the country to participate in Libraries Transforming Communities: Focus on Small and ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Sex offender located in Green Bay

The Virginia State Police issued a press release Tuesday, May 4, saying Michael P. Trim, a convicted sex offender who allegedly failed to re-register at ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Survey shows Virginia voters are mostly moderate

Virginia voters rank themselves moderate, leaning slightly conservative, but support Democrats’ proposals on health care, immigration, environmental policy and economic fairness, according to a survey ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Virtual Virginia offers enhanced online learning options

As this unconventional school year comes to a close, many public school districts in the commonwealth, including Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS), are announcing ... Read more

2 days ago by Alexa Massey.

High Bridge plans 5K run

High Bridge Trail State Park will host the annual National Trails Day 5K race Saturday, June 5. The out-and-back course starts at the Camp Paradise ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Meherrin Volunteer Fire and Rescue receives new ambulance

The Meherrin Volunteer Fire and Rescue received a new addition to its fleet last week with the addition of a Medic 5-1 a 2020 RAM ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Herald staff wins 20 VPA awards

The Farmville Herald won a total of 20 awards in the 2020 Virginia Press Association News and Advertising Contest. The advertising staff of Advertising Director ... Read more

2 days ago by Staci Bridge.

Petition aims to keep DMV office open

Buckingham residents are petitioning to keep the Dillwyn Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Select Office open after news the location’s contract will not be renewed ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Danielsen receives Unsung Hero award

A local professor who has dedicated his career to advocating for child abuse victims was recently honored by the Virginia Office of the Attorney General ... Read more

2 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Beef and commodity prices updated

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on April 30. In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly $1 to $7 lower. Feeder ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Mask mandates ease, area COVID cases fluctuate

COVID-19 cases are fluctuating locally as mask mandates are eased by Governor Ralph Northam across the state. According to Rhonda Pruitt, senior epidemiologist for the ... Read more

3 days ago by Alexa Massey.

N.Y. state police looking for help in cold case with Arvonia connection

New York State Police in Ray Brook continue to investigate the discovery of skeletal remains of an unidentified man found 34 years ago in North ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Police search for shooting suspect

Farmville police are looking for a man related to a Saturday, May 1 shooting incident that left one man wounded. Tashon Lamont Brown, 21, of ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Northam relaxes mask requirements

Governor Ralph Northam recently amended Executive Order 72 to adopt new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on mask use in outdoor settings. ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Red Flag Warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag Warnings for multiple counties in Central and Eastern Virginia between noon and 8 p.m. today. This means ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Report.

Warrant service ends in suicide

The execution of a federal search warrant in Buckingham County Wednesday morning ended in the apparent suicide of an Arvonia resident. According to Buckingham County ... Read more

7 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Fire and EMS changes coming to southern part of Cumberland

Calls for help due to fire or medical emergencies from Cumberland residents in the southern end of the county will soon be answered by Cumberland ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

PEVRS now equipped to resuscitate fur babies

An estimated 40,000 pets die in fires each year due to smoke asphyxiation, but a recent donation to the Prince Edward Volunteer Rescue Squad (PEVRS) ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

No decisions made on vaccine requirements at local colleges

Three Virginia colleges have made a COVID-19 vaccine a requirement, and more may join them soon following Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring’s opinion last Monday ... Read more

1 week ago by Roger Watson.

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