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Prince Edward

Prince Edward county administrator search extended

After saying earlier the pool had been narrowed to two, Prince Edward County’s Board of Supervisors is now looking for more county administrator applicants. “The ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Friday, August 7, 2020 6:00 am

LIFESTYLES

Sports still find a way to exist

Sports have been relatively scarce in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but some athletic opportunities still exist for area residents, both locally and around the ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:31 pm

Farmville

Chamber to manage Farmville Downtown Partnership

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Farmville Downtown Partnership (FDP) announced Tuesday, Aug. 4, they will be joining forces. The chamber signed an ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:29 pm

Sports

Area golfers compete in championships

The Southside Piedmont Junior Golf Association Championships drew 60 young participants from eight counties to Tanglewood Shores Golf & Country Club in Bracey on Thursday, ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 6:00 am

BUSINESS

How grants benefited area businesses

Eighteen area businesses were recently the beneficiaries of a total of $20,000 in grant money from the Town of Farmville and Prince Edward County. In ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 6:00 am

Local

Shooting victim tells harrowing tale of Auto Connection robbery

Auto Connection Owner Zaki Stwodah’s business has been robbed before during its approximately 20 years on West Third Street in Farmville, but never by an ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 9:43 am

BUSINESS

The economics of solar farms

Solar facilities have come to the Heart of Virginia, and more are on the horizon. But why here? Why are farms converting from crops to ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 6:00 am

Local

Grant money helps 18 small businesses with payroll, rent

Eighteen area businesses were recently the beneficiaries of a total of $20,000 in grant money from the Town of Farmville and Prince Edward County. In ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Saturday, August 1, 2020 8:22 am

Local

Davis to retire from Piedmont Regional Jail

Piedmont Regional Jail (PRJ) Superintendent Jim Davis has retired several times, but he believes the latest retirement, set to go into effect Aug. 1, will ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Friday, July 31, 2020 6:00 am

Recreation

Strong setup for championships

Members of the Southside Piedmont Junior Golf Association got in a good nine-hole round of golf during a Thursday, July 23, tournament at Lunenburg Country ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Thursday, July 30, 2020 2:48 pm

Prince Edward

Information sought on string of thefts in Prince Edward

The Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information with regard to thefts within the county that occurred on nine different days extending back to ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Thursday, July 30, 2020 2:11 pm

High School

No football would be big deal financially for high school sports programs

It has long been understood by many that across the many different levels on which it is played, football is a key moneymaker and carries ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Monday, July 27, 2020 2:34 pm

FARMVILLE THE MAGAZINE

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE: Cultivating a jack-of-all-tradesmanship

Story by Titus Mohler Photos and artwork by James Early When one asks James Early what kind of work he does, there is a quick, ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Saturday, July 25, 2020 6:00 am

LIFESTYLES

Friday night lights go dark

The fall of 2020 will be defined, in part, by a startling absence. As of Wednesday, July 22, it was confirmed that due to the ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Friday, July 24, 2020 6:00 am

Farmville the Magazine

Scott completes his retirement

Prince Edward County High School (PECHS) teacher and coach James Scott said goodbye to coaching basketball in 2018. Now in 2020, he is bidding farewell ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Thursday, July 23, 2020 6:26 pm

Prince Edward

Campground approved by 6-2 vote

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors voted 6-2, with provisions, Tuesday, July 14, to approve a request made by Michael and Elizabeth Dowler for ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Thursday, July 23, 2020 6:00 am

BUSINESS

Preparing for green energy sites

Prince Edward County is now better prepared for the possibility of more solar projects coming to the area. The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously, with ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 6:00 am

High School

Area ADs discuss options for high school sports

Public high school athletics directors (AD) in the area confirmed football is not an option this fall, and they favor starting 2020-21 athletic activities with ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Monday, July 20, 2020 4:17 pm

Local

New county website, name for data center project coming

A new county website, a name for the data center property and $20K in economic grants were items highlighted by Prince Edward County Director of ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Sunday, July 19, 2020 7:42 am

Prince Edward

Prince Edward board authorizes CARES fund allocation

Prince Edward County’s Board of Supervisors made decisions Tuesday, July 14, on where a significant portion of the county’s nearly $2 million in CARES Act ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Friday, July 17, 2020 6:00 am

Prince Edward

Prince Edward supervisors agree to recycle with STEPS

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday, July 14, to return the county’s recycling to STEPS Inc. after handing it to a ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Thursday, July 16, 2020 6:00 am

Business

Bill could boost broadband

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, a Democrat from Virginia, announced a $100 billion piece of legislation Thursday, July 9, that could significantly expand broadband in the ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 6:00 am

Prince Edward

Prince Edward Board of Supervisors to hold 8 public hearings July 14

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors will hold eight public hearings during its Tuesday, July 14, meeting. The meeting, which is accessible to the ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Monday, July 13, 2020 5:20 pm

Education

Crawley was Mr. Hampden-Sydney

The family of Ralph Crawley is grieving his unexpected passing this summer due to COVID-19. For Crawley, who was 68 at the time of his ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Monday, July 13, 2020 2:39 pm

College

Hampden-Sydney announces Hall of Fame Class of 2020

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) has announced its Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2020. The 33rd class for the Athletic Hall of Fame includes two-time Lacrosse ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Monday, July 13, 2020 1:00 pm

College

Longwood brings athletes to campus as other conferences cancel fall sports

Longwood University’s athletics department is showing signs of life after a dormancy in the spring and early summer brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Lancers ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Monday, July 13, 2020 11:57 am

Prince Edward

CARES Act fund allocation discussed

Prince Edward County has received $1,989,387 from the federal government as the county’s share of the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF), which was established by the ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Saturday, July 11, 2020 6:00 am

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