Many Prince Edward residents attended a special called board of supervisors meeting Tuesday evening where officials from Dominion presented plans and fielded questions on a proposed natural gas pipeline. Maps of properties along the planned route were also on hand for review. (Photo by Rob Chapman)
PRINCE EDWARD — County residents lined up with questions Tuesday night in a special called board of supervisors meeting. The topic was the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline project that would bring natural gas to Virginia and North Carolina.
It would also span approximately five miles in Prince Edward, including some 71 parcels.
Maps of the possible route and specifically impacted properties were on display. And there were some local residents on hand with some weighty questions and comments for Dominion’s team. Thursday, September 11, 2014
BUCKINGHAM — Some area residents have raised concerns regarding the proposed natural gas pipeline. Others see potential in the power of natural gas to catapult economic growth in Southside Virginia. Still others have asked The Herald if a more detailed map of the project is available, curious to see how close the 42-inch pipe will be to their home. Thursday, September 11, 2014
FARMVILLE — The farmers market organization that once used the Town’s North Street facility has been invited to appoint a committee to discuss and facilitate their members’ return. Thursday, September 11, 2014
BUCKINGHAM — For the second year in a row, an error printed in the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) hunting regulations handbook for the upcoming hunting season has caused some confusion about the ability to hunt with rifles from the ground and hunting nuisance animals in Buckingham County. Thursday, September 11, 2014
ATLANTIC CITY — Pamplin’s own Courtney Garrett will be competing in the Miss America Pageant this week. The Countdown to Miss America starts at 8 p.m. and the 2015 Miss America Competition airing at 9 p.m. Sunday on ABC (WRIC TV 8). Thursday, September 11, 2014
Wells Fargo Bank donated $50,000 to the Moton Museum last week, the check presented by Regional President, Dee O’Donnell. The donation will allow the museum to put its Brown Bag Series on the radio and online. From left are, Edwilda Allen Isaac; Amy Gant, store manager of Wells Fargo’s Farmville branch; museum board member Joy Cabbarus Speakes; O’Donnell; the museum’s associate director for museum operations, Justin Reid; Melvin Nunnally; and Tommye Arnold, Wells Fargo community development officer. Isaac and Speakes participated in the historic April 23, 1951 student strike at R. R. Moton High School and Nunnally was a student when schools were closed in Prince Edward. (Photo by Ken Woodley) Tuesday, September 9, 2014
FARMVILLE — The Heart of Virginia Free Clinic has found a new home.
Dr. Edward I. Gordon, retired from private practice, called and offered his former office building located at 1702 S. Main Street and the clinic’s Executive Director Pat Payne was elated to accept. Tuesday, September 9, 2014
FARMVILLE — The idea of a dog park for the Farmville area has been pawing and sniffing its way around for several years, with a variety of people keen to see the goal achieved.
With the Town of Farmville acting on those community desires and seriously looking for a site to accommodate a dog park, local veterinarian Dr. Mark A. French has pledged to donate up to $10,000 for the project. Tuesday, September 9, 2014