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Sage graduates from W&M

Kayla Sage, from Buckingham, recently graduated from the College of William & Mary with a Bachelor of Science degree. Founded by royal charter in 1693, ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Townsend named to president’s list

Mary Townsend, of Farmville, was named to the College of Charleston president’s list for the spring semester. Townsend is majoring in political science. To qualify ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Stimpert named to dean’s list

Renee Elise Stimpert, of Hampden Sydney, has been named to the Wofford College dean’s list for the 2021 spring semester. To be named to the ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward grad earns RPI Ricketts Prize

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute recently awarded 1,590 bachelor’s degrees.  Henry Lutz, Prince Edward Class of 2017, graduated summa cum laude and was one of 18 RPI ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

JMU announces president’s list

Brenda Goodson, of Farmville was named to the James Madison University president’s list for the spring 2021 semester. Goodson is majoring in justice studies. Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Two Dillwyn residents named to dean’s list

The dean’s list for the spring semester at Bridgewater College was recently announced by Dr. Leona A. Sevick, provost and vice president for academic affairs. ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

County’s vaccine scholarship fund grows to $12K

Local businesses and community organizations have increased the number of available $1,000 scholarships for vaccinated students to 12. The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham student earns scholarship

Tenaska Virginia Partners, L.P., owner of Tenaska Virginia Generating Station near Scottsville, has awarded a $1,500 college scholarship to a Buckingham County High School senior. ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Soil and water district offers mini grants

In an effort to support K-12 teachers in Amelia, Nottoway and Prince Edward counties who  faced more challenges than usual this 2020-2021 school year due ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward High honor roll announced

Prince Edward County High School has released its honor roll for the fourth nine weeks of the school year. NINTH GRADE *Bodie Beach, Isis Bigelow, ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward Elementary Honor Roll announced

Prince Edward County Elementary School has released its honor roll for the fourth nine weeks of the school year. FIRST GRADE Maijer Agnew, Jayceon Ayers, ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

JMU announces graduates

Seven area students recently graduated from James Madison University during the May commencement exercises. Jordan Persinger, of Cumberland, graduated with a degree in biology. Jarvis ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Five local students named to JMU dean’s list

The following students made the dean’s list at James Madison University (JMU) for the spring 2021 semester.   Mary Moncure, of Columbia, who is majoring ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Three local students named to CCU dean’s list

Coastal Carolina University recently named 2,121 undergraduate students to the dean’s list for the spring 2021 semester. Students who make the dean’s list have achieved ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Ansari graduates from Lynchburg College

Mr. and Mrs. Abdulbari Ansari of Buckingham County are pleased to announce the graduation of their grandson, Adjua Ali Ansari. He is a 2014 graduate ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Local students named to dean’s list

The following local Farmville students were recently named to the dean’s list at the College of William & Mary for the spring 2021 semester. Jamie ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Longwood to require COVID shots for students

Longwood University will require COVID-19 vaccinations for on-campus students this fall. The decision was announced to students in a Wednesday, June 9, email from Longwood ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Myles awarded scholarship

Maura Michelle Myles is the 2021 Hall-Harris Scholarship recipient awarded by the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Kappa Rho Omega Chapter of Farmville. Myles is a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Administrative changes announced

At the June 7, 2021, meeting of the Cumberland School Board, members of the School Board approved administrative changes for the 2021-2022 school year. Michael ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Gormus graduates fro Bridgewater

Bridgewater College celebrated the Class of 2021 on May 1. Approximately 321 undergraduate and 32 graduate students from the Class of 2021 received degrees at ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward supervisors consider reversing School Board decision

Less than five years after a referendum changed the Prince Edward County School Board from members appointed by the Board of Supervisors to an elected ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

Fuqua announces honor roll

Fuqua School announces scholastic recognition for the lower/middle/upper school levels for the fourth quarter, second semester, and for the 2020-2021 academic year. The honor roll ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Mitchell named finalist in Youth Discussion Meet

Celeste Mitchell of Cumberland County was a finalist in the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers Youth Discussion Meet, held virtually May 20. The Youth ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward County Middle School honor roll

Prince Edward County Middle School has released its honor roll for the third nine weeks of the school year. FIFTH GRADE Melia Allen, Alex Anderson, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Supervisor questions school system’s performance

County Supervisor Jim Wilck is disturbed by the performance of Prince Edward County Schools. The Farmville representative on the Board of Supervisors presented a page ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

Seniors head off to do great things

Fuqua School celebrated commencement exercises for its 22 seniors Friday, May 28. The seniors heard from Fuqua School alum Dr. Bann Al-Shammaa, a 2003 graduate ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Townsend graduates from College of Charleston

Mary Townsend, of Farmville, recently graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the College of Charleston. Townsend was among ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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