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Benchmark to open at 11 a.m.

Benchmark Community Bank’s local branches will open at 11 a.m Friday, Feb. 19. Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Hampden-Sydney offices open at 10 a.m.

The administrative office of Hampden-Sydney College will open at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19. Classes will continue on a normal schedule Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Longwood to open at 11 a.m. Friday

Longwood University will have a delayed opening Friday, Feb. 18 due to Thursday’s inclement weather. The university will open at 11 a.m. Classes scheduled before ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Ice storm turns Farmville into winter wonderland

The storm currently coating Farmville with ice has made for some interesting images. Here are some photos from Thursday morning Feb. 18, captured by Farmville ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward weather-related closings for Thursday, Feb. 18

Prince Edward County announced that due to the current winter storm, the following is closed Thursday, Feb. 18: • Prince Edward County government offices/courthouse/constitutional offices/courts ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Outages fall below 2,500 before today’s storm

Power outages in Prince Edward County fell below 2,500 between Dominion Energy and Southside Electric Cooperative early Thursday but outages are already beginning to creep ... Read more

6 days ago by Roger Watson.

State vaccine website ready

After confusion and frustration felt in the wake of the commonwealth’s initial vaccine distribution, Virginians now have a one-stop shop for COVID-19 vaccine registration and ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Life of a lineman

Compelling, impactful adjectives seem like the only ones that will do justice right now in describing the lives of powerline workers and tree crews aiming ... Read more

6 days ago by Titus Mohler.

Prince Edward positivity rate may be elevated

Many Prince Edward County residents have been confused in recent weeks as to why the county is displaying one of the highest percent positivity rates ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

A community effort

Volunteers from several colleges, schools and community organizations came out Wednesday, Feb. 17, to help deliver food boxes to area residents who lost the contents ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Hidden figures and facets of Black history

Cainan Townsend took those interested on a tour of Black history in Farmville and Prince Edward County that is far less familiar to many people. ... Read more

6 days ago by Titus Mohler.

Road construction, maintenance planned

Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. For up-to-date information, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org. ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Benchmark Community Bank closed Thursday

Benchmark Community Bank has revised its previous plans to open at noon Thursday and will now be closed Thursday, Feb. 18 due to inclement weather. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Vaccine registration website and hotline opens

After confusion and frustration felt in the wake of the commonwealth’s initial vaccine distribution, Virginians now have a one-stop shop for COVID-19 vaccine registration and ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

Longwood University will be closed Thursday

Longwood University has announced it will be closed Thursday, Feb. 18 due to impending inclement weather. University dining and other facilities will operate on an ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Who asked for more ice?

A very similar ice storm event to the one that caused widespread power outages and made travel treacherous last weekend, will impact the area again ... Read more

1 week ago by Roger Watson.

More people have power restored; 3,500 still out

The number of Prince Edward residents without power dropped by more than 1,500 Tuesday but as of Wednesday at 8 a.m. more than 3,500 people ... Read more

1 week ago by Roger Watson.

Label Shopper location closes

The Label Shopper location on South Main Street in Farmville has closed. Its equipment and inventory are being packed up and moved to another location ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

ACA marketplace has reopened

The federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace (HealthCare. gov) reopened Monday, Feb. 15, for a new three-month open enrollment period under executive order from President ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

More drivers seeing blue lights

There has been a spike in traffic stops by the Farmville Police Department (FPD) in recent weeks. FPD Chief Andy Ellington shared some insights into ... Read more

1 week ago by Titus Mohler.

Town aims to spur economic growth

The Farmville Town Council approved a memorandum of understanding with the Virginia Growth Alliance (VGA) during its Wednesday, Feb. 10 meeting that will allow the ... Read more

1 week ago by Roger Watson.

National, state and local cases down

National, state and local COVID-19 numbers continue to decline in what health officials have described as an encouraging trend, but the continuation of that trend ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

County preps for vaccinations

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors came out of closed session Tuesday night, Feb. 9, determined to put the county in a better position ... Read more

1 week ago by Titus Mohler.

County to open warming center

Prince Edward County will open a temporary warming center on Wednesday, Feb. 17 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Prince Edward-Farmville Youth Association ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

House fire displaces family

A house fire on Monday evening, Feb. 15, in Farmville displaced a family of two, but firefighters saved the structure. L.W. Gilliam, fire chief with ... Read more

1 week ago by Titus Mohler.

Winter storm wallops Farmville area

A weekend ice storm knocked out power to more than 7,000 residents in the Farmville area and made driving treacherous. Reports of downed power lines ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

More than 5,100 remain without power in Prince Edward

The number of people in Prince Edward County without power barely decreased in the past 24 hours as more than 5,100 people remain without electricity ... Read more

1 week ago by Roger Watson.

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