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Business

Grocery input sought

The community’s vision of having an additional grocery market in Farmville has taken another step to possibly becoming a reality. According to a press release ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Wednesday, August 2, 2017 5:29 pm

Local

Seal appointed for six-month term

  The Farmville Town Council has unanimously agreed to a six-month term for Town Treasurer Carol Anne Seal. The action came following a closed session ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Monday, July 31, 2017 6:16 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Harper won’t build apartments off South Main

The controversial 100-unit apartment complex proposed by project developer Russell Harper, of Farmville Associates LLC, won’t be built. “We received a letter from the attorneys ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Friday, July 28, 2017 9:19 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Martins change apartment project request to rezone property

Robert R. and Sherry P. Martin, who own just more than an acre of property at the intersection of High, Oak and Appomattox streets in ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Friday, July 28, 2017 5:09 pm

Farmville

Farmer named fire chief

Dean Farmer has been appointed chief of the Farmville Volunteer Fire Department. The news of his appointment came during the Farmville Town Council’s July 12 ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, July 27, 2017 12:20 pm

Columns

Continually impressed

I’m continually impressed by the programming, services, community involvement and impact of Centra Southside Community Hospital. Between the free programming and services, health care afforded ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, July 27, 2017 11:47 am

Buckingham

Dixon ‘saw the potential:’ Prominent business leader dies Monday

Gene Bishop Dixon Jr. — who served as president of Kyanite Mining Corp. and chairman of The Disthene Group Inc., the parent company of Kyanite — is ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Wednesday, July 26, 2017 8:41 am

Local

5K will honor, celebrate Manifold

The inaugural Roderick “Rod” V. Manifold Memorial 5K — celebrating and commemorating the life of the late 69-year-old who served as executive director of Central Virginia ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Tuesday, July 25, 2017 11:55 am

Buckingham

Dominion sees ‘clear path for final approval’ — Regulators release pipeline impact statement

Federal regulators say the proposed 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) project — one that would result a 42-inch natural gas pipeline spanning Buckingham and parts ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Saturday, July 22, 2017 2:54 pm

Farmville

Council approves open burning

The Farmville Town Council voted 5-2 during its July 12 meeting to allow open burning of brush, garden material, doing so to clear construction sites ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, July 20, 2017 2:35 pm

Columns

The bravery of Claude Morris

Not only did work make the late Claude Andrew Morris Sr. happy, but so did public service. Through his involvement in the community on the ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, July 20, 2017 2:35 pm

Buckingham

Supreme Court rules for landowners in ACP suit

The Virginia Supreme Court has reversed a decision by Buckingham Circuit Court Judge Donald C. Blessing who ruled that a March 6, 2015 letter from ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Friday, July 14, 2017 9:27 pm

Columns

Leading by example

It’s not every day that high school students can stroll through a bucolic college campus, meeting a former chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, July 13, 2017 12:56 pm

Buckingham

Bryant barred from ballpark

Supervisors in Buckingham unanimously voted Monday to temporarily bar Jamie Bryant — the husband of Buckingham County Youth League (BCYL) President Denise Bryant — from ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, July 13, 2017 10:39 am

Education

195-bed complex proposed: Four-story building would be at the corner of High and Appomattox streets

A four-story, 195-bed student housing complex is proposed at the intersection of High and Appomattox streets across from Longwood’s Chichester Hall in Farmville. Robert R. ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Wednesday, July 12, 2017 7:42 pm

Buckingham

Permit granted for tower

Supervisors in Buckingham County have given the green light to Dominion and Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC (ACP) to construct a 195-foot microwave communications tower as ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Tuesday, July 11, 2017 11:05 am

Local

Grocery store in discussion

Q: What’s the town doing to attract a new grocery store to Farmville? It seems like we keep getting new restaurants, but no new grocery ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Tuesday, July 11, 2017 11:00 am

Buckingham

DEQ hearing set for Aug. 10

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is set to hold a public comment period and five public hearings around the state next month to ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Tuesday, July 11, 2017 10:18 am

ATLANTIC COAST PIPELINE

DEQ hearing set for Aug. 10

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is set hold a public comment period and five public hearings around the state next month to receive ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Monday, July 10, 2017 4:19 pm

Buckingham

Morris ‘put his heart into it’

The late Claude Andrew Morris Sr., a 91-year-old World War II veteran who died Thursday — is being remembered as a strong leader who cared ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Monday, July 10, 2017 4:18 pm

Columns

Independent Americans

Independence is much more than a word or a concept to celebrate with fireworks, picnics and live music. It is a lifestyle that we, as ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, July 6, 2017 12:46 pm

Buckingham

Walk celebrates the land

About six people recently concluded a 150-mile walk across five counties along a portion of the planned 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) route at the ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, July 6, 2017 10:43 am

BREAKING NEWS

One seriously injured in Buckingham plane crash

One person suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash of a small-single-engine fixed-wing plane crash Tuesday shortly after 12:20 p.m. in the 100 block of Mountain ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Tuesday, July 4, 2017 2:09 pm

Buckingham

Planners OK solar facility

Planners in Buckingham County have recommended approval of a special use permit (SUP) proposed for a $35 million solar facility, consisting of a 20 megawatt ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Monday, July 3, 2017 12:47 pm

Farmville

Town adopts $30 million budget

With little discussion, the Farmville Town Council unanimously adopted its $30 million fiscal year (FY) 2017-18 operating budget during a reconvened council meeting Thursday. The ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Monday, July 3, 2017 12:46 pm

Church & Community

Yard sales abound Saturday

Towns, communities and crossroads across Southside Virginia saw their fair share of yard sales Saturday. The annual 100-Mile Yard Sale kicked off at 7 a.m. ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Monday, July 3, 2017 12:38 pm

Buckingham

One arrested for passing fake money

A 27-year-old Buckingham County man is charged in connection with a rash of counterfeit $100 bills being passed throughout the county. The news of the ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, June 29, 2017 4:11 pm

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