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SUV drives through outdoor seating area near Chick Fil-A

A black Toyota Highlander drove through the seating area next to the Chik Fil-A restaurant at the Longwood Landings Apartment complex on Farmville Thursday evening. ... Read more

20 hours ago by Staff Report.

Preserving history’s first rough draft

The history of the Farmville area is rife with important events that should not be forgotten. The Farmville Herald has reported on these events since ... Read more

2 days ago by Titus Mohler.

Cancer therapy research licensed for development

Cancer-fighting cells developed in a Longwood lab could soon make their way to patient treatment plans, as clinical trials are planned to start soon. Dr. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Student teachers rise to the challenge

Allison Wright Pace is a great example of what student teachers — and their veteran counterparts — have been dealing with this year. “When I ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Moton scholarship recipient takes pride in mentoring others

When Destiny Brown arrived at Longwood, she met a few upperclassmen who helped shape her experience and inspired her to become involved. Now it’s her ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Spring break plans announced

Longwood University students received news this week they will not see a traditional, weeklong spring break next semester as a result of coronavirus mitigation efforts. ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Childress comes full circle

Autumn Childress, a 2018 graduate of Longwood University, quite literally grew up in the TV news business. That’s because as a child, she would often ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

More than 260 days without games for Longwood

More than seven months have passed since the college athletics world came to a halt in early 2020 with the cancellation and postponement of sports ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Man charged after incident with Longwood College Republicans

A man has been charged with three counts of misdemeanor assault and banned from the Longwood University campus after an alleged incident where two members ... Read more

2 months ago by Roger Watson.

Longwood alum celebrates second Stanley Cup win

Few people have the privilege of winning a Stanley Cup. During her 20-plus years with the Tampa Bay Lightning in the National Hockey League (NHL), ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Longwood, Hampden-Sydney still planning for spring break

By Anya Sczerzenie and Titus Mohler Capital News Service and The Farmville Herald A growing number of Virginia colleges are announcing that spring break will ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Hemon named 2020 Dos Passos Prize winner

Aleksandar Hemon, a fiction and nonfiction writer, is the 2020 winner of the John Dos Passos Prize for Literature — a premier literary award given ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Event leaves students with stars in their eyes

By Sam Hovan LongwoodLancers.com The clouds moving across the sky at times decreased visibility, but they did nothing to dampen the enthusiasm of the Longwood ... Read more

3 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Local virus cases see an increase

The area is suddenly seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases. According to Piedmont Health District Director Dr. H. Robert Nash, many local counties have seen ... Read more

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Art-On-The-Go offered by LCVA

Page Turners Art- On-The-Go (AOTG) invites the community to explore and create works of art inspired by children’s literature at home or “on-the-go.” These bags ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Longwood leaders pleased with students’ response

Longwood officials are pleased with the way the semester has gone so far as they work through a pandemic and are cautiously optimistic as they ... Read more

4 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Longwood Commencement 2020 canceled

Longwood University’s Commencement 2020 that was postponed from May to Oct. 9 and 10 has now been canceled. “The Class of 2020, whose May Commencement ... Read more

4 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

College cases double in a week

Total college COVID-19 cases more than doubled in the area over the last week, with Longwood University experiencing it’s highest single-day increase in positive cases ... Read more

4 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Campus alerted to report of sexual assault

Longwood University sent out an alert Monday morning concerning a sexual assault at an off campus housing complex over the weekend. The alert said Longwood ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Longwood expands COVID-19 dashboard

Longwood University expanded its COVID-19 dashboard over the weekend, making the move to include data points such as faculty/staff cases and self-reported positives from students, ... Read more

4 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Longwood positive cases go from 5 to 10

Longwood University’s total number of reported positive COVID-19 cases doubled to 10 total cases after the Sunday, Sept. 6 update. Longwood reported five new positive ... Read more

4 months ago by Roger Watson.

Longwood Title VI office to address racial discrimination

Longwood will become one of the first universities in the commonwealth with an office dedicated to addressing reported episodes of racial discrimination or harassment, President ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Students taking ordinance seriously

In light of an emergency town ordinance enacted by Farmville Town Council Wednesday, Aug. 19, to limit gatherings to 50 people just days before Longwood ... Read more

5 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Lancers return socially distanced

Over five days last week, Longwood University welcomed just more than 5,000 undergraduate students to campus, but things will look different for the Lancers this ... Read more

5 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Longwood students return to campus with new rules

Longwood University students will soon return to the Farmville campus to begin classes in what already promises to be a unique experience for everyone involved. ... Read more

5 months ago by Roger Watson.

Legendary professor passes on

The Longwood University and Prince Edward County communities were saddened last week at the news of longtime professor Dr. Edna Allen Bledsoe Dean’s passing Wednesday, ... Read more

6 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Buildings named for local heroes

Longwood University has announced it will name three campus buildings in the final stages of construction after local social justice and university heroes as well ... Read more

7 months ago by Alexa Massey.

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