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Emily Hollingsworth, Author at Farmville

Buckingham

Eviction cases back on hold until Sept. 7

The Virginia Supreme Court recently approved extending the moratorium on evictions — preventing courts from issuing writs of eviction to tenants who have struggled to ... Read more

by Emily Hollingsworth, Thursday, August 13, 2020 3:22 pm

Local

Imagine Farmville — Future of area government

In this edition of Imagine Farmville, The Herald looks into the numerous ways the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors and the Farmville Town Council, ... Read more

by Emily Hollingsworth, Friday, July 10, 2020 6:00 am

Local

Imagine Farmville — Future of transportation

By Emily Hollingsworth Special to The Farmville Herald In this edition of Imagine Farmville, The Herald looks at the current state of transportation in the ... Read more

by Emily Hollingsworth, Saturday, June 27, 2020 6:00 am

Farmville

Imagine Farmville — Future of education

By Emily Hollingsworth Special to The Farmville Herald This edition of Imagine Farmville explores the numerous ways school systems in the area have adapted to ... Read more

by Emily Hollingsworth, Friday, June 12, 2020 11:34 am

Farmville

Imagine Farmville — Future of housing

By Emily Hollingsworth Special to The Farmville Herald This edition of Imagine Farmville looks deeper into the housing challenges that surround the region, including in ... Read more

by Emily Hollingsworth, Friday, May 29, 2020 6:00 am

Farmville

Imagine Farmville — Downtown Economic Development

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam issued Phase 1 of reopening the Commonwealth of Virginia Friday, May 15. Over that weekend, the Town of Farmville, particularly downtown, ... Read more

by Emily Hollingsworth, Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:17 pm

Farmville

Imagine Farmville —Future of county economy

This week the Imagine Farmville series looks into the possible future of economic development and the initiatives that Prince Edward County is currently taking to ... Read more

by Emily Hollingsworth, Friday, May 15, 2020 6:00 am

IMAGINE FARMVILLE

Imagine Farmville — Future of health care

At the start of a new decade, the Farmville area and the world are being hit with a pandemic, the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, ... Read more

by Emily Hollingsworth, Friday, May 8, 2020 6:00 am

Buckingham

Parking ordinance approved

Members of the Buckingham County Board of Supervisors voted to approve a parking ordinance for the county, which specifies rules, violations and enforcement pertaining to ... Read more

by Emily Hollingsworth, Friday, August 30, 2019 2:50 pm

Cumberland

Pharmacy rezoning approved

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors voted to approve two rezoning requests and an ordinance amendment during its meeting held Aug. 13. Board members voted ... Read more

by Emily Hollingsworth, Wednesday, August 28, 2019 1:42 pm

Buckingham

Winslow case follow-up

A first-degree murder case involving Janet Winslow, of Buckingham, was recently ruled nolle prosequi by the Buckingham County General District Court, according to records from ... Read more

by Emily Hollingsworth, Wednesday, August 28, 2019 1:38 pm

Buckingham

Library funds appropriated

The library and community center projected for Buckingham County took a huge step forward during Monday’s board meeting. Members of the Buckingham County Board of ... Read more

by Emily Hollingsworth, Tuesday, August 27, 2019 7:21 pm

Prince Edward

Scouts donate school supplies

Three Girl Scouts spent the summer collecting school supplies. On Wednesday, after months of hard work, they were able to deliver the donations in person. ... Read more

by Emily Hollingsworth, Friday, August 23, 2019 11:03 am

Buckingham

Grant allocated for animal shelter

Buckingham supervisors voted to accept a grant from The Petco Foundation to help construct and renovate the county’s animal shelter. District One Supervisor Robert “Bob” ... Read more

by Emily Hollingsworth, Wednesday, August 21, 2019 5:45 pm

STEPS

$3.2 million awarded to STEPS

Southside Training, Employment and Placement Services Inc. (STEPS) is set to receive a federal grant totaling $3.2 million for its Head Start programs, according to ... Read more

by Emily Hollingsworth, Tuesday, August 20, 2019 5:41 pm

Local

Community holds forum

Members of law enforcement, residents, parents and students took part in a community forum held recently to discuss items related to law and individual rights. ... Read more

by Emily Hollingsworth, Friday, August 16, 2019 12:15 pm

Cumberland

Board remembers former supervisor

The life and legacy of Elbert Redd Womack was honored by members of the Cumberland County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. Womack, who served on ... Read more

by Emily Hollingsworth, Thursday, August 15, 2019 10:09 am

Columns

Saying goodbye

When I first visited Farmville more than two years ago, it was to interview, for a staff writer/photographer position for Farmville Newsmedia. I remember having ... Read more

by Emily Hollingsworth, Thursday, August 15, 2019 10:06 am

Local

‘A true community partnership’

Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring was the keynote speaker for the 10th anniversary event of Prince Edward County TRIAD. During the celebration, held at ... Read more

by Emily Hollingsworth, Wednesday, August 14, 2019 5:00 am

TRI-COUNTY

Robertson new CRC planner

Using her background in emergency services and environmental science, Kara Robertson has been appointed as the new Community Development Planner for the Commonwealth Regional Council ... Read more

by Emily Hollingsworth, Wednesday, August 14, 2019 5:00 am

Buckingham

Scabies reported at correctional center

Inmates in several different housing units at the Buckingham Correctional Center are being treated for scabies, according to officials with the Virginia Department of Health ... Read more

by Emily Hollingsworth, Tuesday, August 13, 2019 4:30 pm

Local

Church celebrates milestone

Having a church that people in the early 1800s could attend without crossing the Appomattox River was one reason the Farmville Presbyterian Church was first ... Read more

by Emily Hollingsworth, Tuesday, August 13, 2019 4:06 pm

STEPS

Bluegrass festival set

STEPS Inc. is hosting its first bluegrass festival. The festival is set to take place Saturday, Aug. 31, from noon-7 p.m. at the Southside Electric ... Read more

by Emily Hollingsworth, Tuesday, August 13, 2019 7:00 am

Buckingham

Rescue squad update

The Buckingham Volunteer Rescue Squad (BVRS) has enough volunteer members to man assigned Sunday schedules, according to BVRS Representative Kerry Flippen in regards to recent ... Read more

by Emily Hollingsworth, Wednesday, August 7, 2019 6:00 pm

Prince Edward

Herring to speak at TRIAD event

Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at an event for the Prince Edward TRIAD organization, which is set ... Read more

by Emily Hollingsworth, Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:30 am

Cumberland

Zoning items to be considered

Several zoning items are set to be under consideration by the Cumberland County Board of Supervisors during its August meeting. The meeting and public hearings ... Read more

by Emily Hollingsworth, Tuesday, August 6, 2019 7:45 pm

Cumberland

Butler new county attorney

Brian T. Butler will serve as the new county attorney for Cumberland County. Cumberland Administrator Don Unmussig confirmed the appointment in an email July 26. ... Read more

by Emily Hollingsworth, Thursday, August 1, 2019 9:55 am

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