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Dove joins Habitat for Humanity

Piedmont Habitat for Humanity recently announced that Russell Dove had joined the organization in the role of community outreach. This position is made possible by ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

VADOC hopes to add air conditioning to more prisons

The Virginia Department of Corrections has been making preparations to keep inmates and staff safe during the extreme temperatures that can occur during the summer ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

PSR participates in Farmers Market coupon program

Virginia’s Farm Market Fresh program helps eligible seniors get fresh produce and supports local farmers and farmers’ markets. The program offers coupons to low-income residents ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

SEC cancels annual meeting

The Southside Electric Cooperative (SEC) Board of Directors has canceled this September’s Annual Membership Meeting, a decision aimed at protecting the health and safety of ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Cumberland County property transfers

Following are the property transfers recorded in the Cumberland County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office for the month of December. The listing includes the grantor, the ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward County property transfers

Following are the property transfers recorded in the Prince Edward County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office for the month of December. The listing includes the grantor, ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Church donates instant meals to PSR

Marble Hill Church of God in Meherrin donated just less than 300 packets of instant meals to Piedmont Senior Resources (PSR) this week. These are ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Dairy farmer partners with food pantry

As the world continues to adjust to the COVID-19 pandemic, those impacted by job loss and early school closures need the help of their local ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham County property transfers

Following are the property transfers recorded in the Buckingham County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office for the month of December. The listing includes the grantor, the ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Pool will not open

Last week the Town of Farmville announced that due to unforeseen circumstances, the swimming pool at the Farmville Municipal Golf Course will not be open ... Read more

4 days ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Dollar General now open in Green Bay

The new Dollar General store at 8255 Patrick Henry Highway in Green Bay is now open. Dollar General stores provide area residents with a convenient ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Benchmark named to top 200 community banks for the 14th year

For the 14th consecutive year, Benchmark Community Bank has been named one of the nation’s Top 200 Community Banks. Of the more than 5,000 banks ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

SEC achieves safety milestone

Southside Electric Cooperative (SEC) marked two years of no lost time due to an on-the-job incident on May 1. The accomplishment is the result of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Cannery opening with safety precautions

The Prince Edward County Cannery is scheduled to open Monday, June 1 at 7 a.m. To ensure the public’s safety and that of the county’s ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Council provides funding to IDA

Following a closed session meeting on economic development Wednesday, May 13, the Town of Farmville Town Council authorized Town Manager Scott Davis to appropriate $10,000 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

White hired as planning and zoning admin

Former Farmville Downtown Partnership Program Manager Chelsey White has taken a new position as planning director and zoning administrator of Cumberland County. At an electronic ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Partnership to focus on long-term care issues

COVID-19 pandemic, the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association (VHHA) and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) are embarking on a new effort to allocate support ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Economic disaster loans available to agriculture businesses

U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza has announced that agricultural businesses are now eligible for SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Green Front back open

Green Front Furniture has reopened its doors to the public in Farmville after a closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The business, which announced its ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Benchmark funds more than $40 million in PPP loans

Benchmark Community Bank reported the bank has processed Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans in excess of $40 million to benefit nearly 800 small businesses. The ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

FACES receives grant

Food Lion Feeds announced last week that FACES Food Pantry of Farmville was granted $3,500 in funding to help with continued efforts to care for ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

PSR receives federal aid to help older adults

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Piedmont Senior Resources Area Agency on Aging (PSR) has received more than $730,000 in federal aid to help ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Cumberland County property transfers

Following are the property transfers recorded in the Cumberland County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office for the month of November. The listing includes the grantor, the ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham County Property Transfers

Following are the property transfers recorded in the Buckingham County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office for the month of November. The listing includes the grantor, the ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

VDOC recognizes Correctional Officers’ Week

This week, the Virginia Department of Corrections honors the men and women on its frontline who are protecting and promoting the safety of incarcerated Virginians ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Centra recognizes National Nurses Week

Each year, National Nurses Week focuses attention on the diverse ways America’s four million registered nurses work to save lives and to improve the health ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward County Property Transfers

Following are the property transfers recorded in the Prince Edward County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office for the month of November. The listing includes the grantor, ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

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