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Buckingham

Speed study requested for Rt. 15

A road study on a section of Route 15 has been requested by the Buckingham County Board of Supervisors, sparked in part by a recent ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 6:00 am

Buckingham

Small business support program enacted

Small businesses in Buckingham County negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic can now apply to the Buckingham County Business Support Program (BCBSP). At the Monday, ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 6:00 am

Buckingham

Child care concerns rise as reopening nears

Area schools are just weeks away from reopening under staggered schedules after a spring and summer filled with concerns of how education could continue during ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, July 17, 2020 6:00 am

Buckingham

Buckingham board tables 5-cent tax increase discussion

The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors tabled a request from County Administrator Rebecca Carter to consider scheduling a public hearing to discuss a possible 5-cent ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, July 17, 2020 6:00 am

LIFESTYLES

Giving Garden grows goodwill

A bountiful harvest is underway at the Giving Garden, a community garden recently developed by members of Heritage Baptist Church in Farmville. The Giving Garden, ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, July 16, 2020 3:48 pm

Cumberland

Email threatens to lynch former Cumberland supervisors

The Tuesday, July 14, Cumberland Board of Supervisors meeting ended in a manner that left many citizens shocked after District 1 Supervisor Brian Stanley read ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, July 16, 2020 6:00 am

Farmville

74% of Farmville ICE detainees positive for COVID

After testing all the detainees of the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) at the Immigration Centers of America (ICA) Farmville Detention Center, 74% have ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, July 16, 2020 6:00 am

Buckingham

Control of rescue squad transferred to Buckingham County

After almost 50 years of operation, the Buckingham County Volunteer Rescue Squad has become a victim of a dwindling volunteer base and COVID-19. At the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, July 16, 2020 6:00 am

Cumberland

Green Ridge letter, report released

The last few weeks have been busy ones for Green Ridge Recycling and Disposal Facility, which received its second letter from the Virginia Department of ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 6:00 am

Buckingham

Buckingham’s emergency medical transition could boost tax rate by 5 cents

The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors tabled a request from County Administrator Rebecca Carter to consider scheduling a public hearing to discuss a possible five ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 5:25 pm

Buckingham

Two killed in Saturday wreck

One adult and one child are dead after a tragic car accident in Buckingham County Saturday, July 11. The two-car collision occurred at approximately 4:46 ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, July 13, 2020 12:44 pm

Local

Child dies in Prince Edward crash

A 4-year-old Charlotte Court House boy has died after a two-vehicle crash in Prince Edward County. The tragedy, according to a release from Virginia State ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, July 13, 2020 10:48 am

Buckingham

A Step Above to open Saturday

A Step Above, a new home health business in Buckingham, is slated to open its doors for the first time this Saturday, July 11. Business ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, July 10, 2020 6:00 am

Buckingham

Library expands hours

The Barbara Rose Johns Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library is expanding its operating hours as Virginia moves into Phase 3 of reopening. Meanwhile, the new Buckingham ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, July 10, 2020 6:00 am

Buckingham

COVID cases at Farmville ICE center nearly double

Reported coronavirus cases jumped significantly in Prince Edward County this week after Virginia entered Phase 3 of its reopening process, with Farmville’s Immigration Centers of ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, July 9, 2020 9:56 am

Farmville

Police chase ends in High Street crash

A short vehicle chase Friday, July 3, in Farmville led to a single vehicle crash and the arrest of Cumberland resident Antuawn Turner. According to ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:00 am

Cumberland

Griffin retires

Cumberland County Public Schools (CuCPS) saw an end to an era Wednesday, July 1, when Dr. Amy Griffin officially retired from her 17-year-long position as ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:00 am

LONGWOOD UNIVERSITY

Legendary professor passes on

The Longwood University and Prince Edward County communities were saddened last week at the news of longtime professor Dr. Edna Allen Bledsoe Dean’s passing Wednesday, ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:00 am

ASKED AND ANSWERED BY ALEXA

Masks follow same rules as underwear

As we have witnessed, wearing facial coverings during this time of pandemic has done wonders for our communities. Area residents have, for the most part, ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:00 am

Education

Prince Edward unveils school reopening plan

Prince Edward County students can expect to attend school on alternating weeks when the new school year begins Aug. 11. In a Thursday, July 2, ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, July 6, 2020 3:04 pm

ATLANTIC COAST PIPELINE

Atlantic Coast Pipeline project canceled

After nearly six years of court hearings, fierce opposition from communities and billions of dollars spent, Dominion Energy and Duke Energy have officially thrown in ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Sunday, July 5, 2020 4:40 pm

LIFESTYLES

Power line students climb to success

Ask a handful of high school seniors what they are planning to do after graduation, and at least one will likely tell you they are ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, July 3, 2020 6:00 am

Cumberland

Reopening schools will increase child care needs

As the majority of local schools release their reopening plans for the first academic year back after the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic, some parents ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, July 2, 2020 1:48 pm

Longwood

Buildings named for local heroes

Longwood University has announced it will name three campus buildings in the final stages of construction after local social justice and university heroes as well ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, July 2, 2020 1:24 pm

PIEDMONT HEALTH DISTRICT

Area virus trends still looking good

Several sources have reported encouraging numbers this week in reference to the state’s coronavirus cases as the commonwealth moves into Phase 3 of Virginia Gov. ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, July 2, 2020 1:19 pm

Cumberland

Newman is an FFA standout

A passion for livestock and agriscience has led to much success for Cumberland High School (CHS) graduate Jordan Newman after he was recently awarded the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 6:00 am

Farmville

Fewer bombs bursting in air

The health concerns and economic impact of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic have meant the majority of the area’s traditional Fourth of July fireworks celebrations have ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 6:00 am

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