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Local

You asked: Smoke is from a controlled burn

A controlled burn at the Prince Edward and Charlotte county line is causing a haze — both of smoke across the region and in residents’ minds ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, June 29, 2017 3:06 pm

Buckingham

League pledges communication

In response to allegations of people drinking alcohol at Gene Dixon Memorial Park, along with coaches having consumed alcohol before or during games, unsanitary conditions ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, June 29, 2017 12:00 pm

Buckingham

Land use discussion set

Members of the board of supervisors and planning commission in Buckingham County are set to discuss land use taxation — an issue that brought controversy when ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, June 29, 2017 11:59 am

Buckingham

Seven guns stolen in break-in

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and police in Buckingham are investigating a breaking and entering at Millbrook Country Store on U.S. ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Wednesday, June 28, 2017 9:30 am

Local

Community remembers Wilson

Packing College Presbyterian Church on Friday, family, friends, colleagues and those inspired by the late Lt. Gen. Samuel V. Wilson remembered his lasting impact and ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Tuesday, June 27, 2017 10:30 am

Local

Project on South Main will see delayed start

Q: When is widening of South Main Street at Milnwood Road going to begin? A project that would increase safety and ease of travel at ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Tuesday, June 27, 2017 10:22 am

Columns

Keeping history alive

I’ve always been taught that hard works pays off in the end — and this certainly has proven true to the leaders behind the push to ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Tuesday, June 27, 2017 10:02 am

Buckingham

Allegations discussed against youth league — Organization ‘split down the middle’

Allegations of people drinking alcohol at Gene Dixon Memorial Park, along with coaches having consumed alcohol before or during games, unsanitary conditions at the park’s ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Monday, June 26, 2017 12:20 pm

Farmville

Juveniles identified as victims in Saturday shooting

  Police in Farmville are investigating a shooting where two juveniles were injured at the intersection of South Virginia and Blanton streets Saturday night. Farmville ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Monday, June 26, 2017 12:00 pm

Farmville

New commissioners appointed

The Farmville Planning Commission will soon see three new faces in an effort by the town to increase the representation of those serving on the ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, June 22, 2017 10:23 am

Columns

Doing due diligence

County supervisors in Buckingham are doing their due diligence in delaying a decision to vote on a special use permit for Dominion to construct a ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, June 22, 2017 9:58 am

Buckingham

Second solar facility proposed

A public hearing is set for a proposed $35 million solar project in Buckingham County. The proposal consists of a 20-megawatt solar photovoltaic (PV) electricity ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Tuesday, June 20, 2017 11:02 am

BREAKING NEWS

Dorms will see massive $60 million renovation

Next summer will bring a new look for the two tallest buildings in Farmville. Longwood University’s Curry and Frazer halls — located between South Main and ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, June 15, 2017 1:01 pm

Columns

On General Sam’s legacy

No one man has had such a profound impact on our nation’s military — namely its intelligence community — Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) and this community ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, June 15, 2017 11:49 am

Local

Open burning decision delayed

After receiving no comment during a public hearing Wednesday, the Farmville Town Council delayed action on allowing open burning of brush, garden material and clearing ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, June 15, 2017 10:32 am

Buckingham

Gas tap discussions continue

Discussions continue regarding memorandums of understanding (MOUs) that could result in Buckingham County having control and access to a natural gas tap off of a ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, June 15, 2017 10:18 am

ATLANTIC COAST PIPELINE

Supervisors table tower permit

Supervisors in Buckingham tabled a special use permit for Dominion on Monday to construct a 195-foot microwave communications tower as part of its proposed 53,783-horsepower ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, June 15, 2017 10:04 am

Lifestyle Main

Safety rodeo draws youth, adults

The inaugural Bicycle Rodeo and Safety Day — a joint effort between the Farmville Police Department, the High Bridge Trail State Park and the Farmville VFW ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, June 15, 2017 9:27 am

Buckingham

General Sam: a servant leader

Highly decorated retired Lt. Gen. Samuel Vaughan Wilson, who served as director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) and president of Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC), died ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Tuesday, June 13, 2017 4:11 pm

Buckingham

Impact statement date changes

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has postponed the issuance of its Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) regarding the proposed 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) project. ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Tuesday, June 13, 2017 11:35 am

Buckingham

Change could benefit park

The Prince Edward County Business Park could benefit from state legislation recently signed into law by Gov. Terry McAuliffe. Currently, the size of industrial sites ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Tuesday, June 13, 2017 10:53 am

Buckingham

New dump site hours take effect

Supervisors’ action to change the hours at recycling centers and solid waste sites with roll-off containers across Buckingham in late April took effect June 1. ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Tuesday, June 13, 2017 10:44 am

Columns

Appreciating police

It’s important that we, as one collective community comprising the Heart of Virginia — Farmville, Buckingham, Prince Edward and Cumberland counties — appreciate and show respect ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, June 8, 2017 12:10 pm

IN-DEPTH LOOK

Values, rates vary across area

Editor’s Note: Taxes allow local governments across the country to raise the funds needed to provide services to their citizens. But how much is enough? ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, June 8, 2017 12:00 pm

Local

Budget hearing is Wednesday

A public hearing on the Farmville Town Council’s proposed fiscal year (FY) 2017-18 budget will be held Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the town council’s ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, June 8, 2017 10:11 am

Local

Police department receives reaccreditation

After passing an extensive examination with flying colors, the Farmville Police Department has received state accreditation for the next four years. This is the second ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Wednesday, June 7, 2017 1:09 pm

Columns

Don’t sit on the sidelines

In case you haven’t heard, there’s a school board election coming up in Prince Edward, as the county’s first, in fact, as decided upon by a ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, June 1, 2017 12:22 pm

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