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Road construction scheduled

requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed or canceled due to weather or other issues. For up-to-date information, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia. ... Read more

49 mins ago by Staff Report.

Coffee Mill celebrates opening

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for The Coffee Mill on Monday, June 21, to celebrate its recent opening on ... Read more

49 mins ago by Staff Report.

Beef and commodity prices updated

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on June 17. In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly $2 to $12 lower. Feeder ... Read more

49 mins ago by Staff Report.

Freshening up the mural

Monty Montgomery, a 1998 Longwood graduate, is back in town this week doing some maintenance work on the three panels in the parking lot of ... Read more

18 hours ago by Staff Report.

Missing juvenile safely located

A missing Cumberland County juvenile was safely located during a traffic stop on River Road Wednesday, June 23. According to Cumberland County Sheriff Darrell Hodges, ... Read more

18 hours ago by Alexa Massey.

Volunteers lead vaccine efforts

There were both first-timers and seasoned vets at the Prince Edward/Farmville Youth Association (PEFYA) gym Wednesday afternoon ready to volunteer their time to help at ... Read more

20 hours ago by Alexa Massey.

New day, new pavement

Motorists on Third Street in Farmville found driving a little smoother on one side of the street Wednesday morning after crews worked overnight to resurface ... Read more

20 hours ago by Staci Bridge.

Door to door teams to provide vaccine info

The Virginia Department of Health’s Piedmont Health District, in coordination with the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), ... Read more

21 hours ago by Staff Report.

Explosions reported in Mount Rush

Some Buckingham citizens grew concerned last week after reporting hearing and even feeling loud explosions in the Mount Rush area. The blasts, which reportedly occurred ... Read more

21 hours ago by Alexa Massey.

Buckingham County Property Transfers

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

22 hours ago by Staff Report.

No Fourth of July fireworks for Farmville

For the second consecutive year, there will likely be no official bombs bursting in air this Fourth of July holiday in the Town of Farmville. ... Read more

2 days ago by Roger Watson.

Hearing on Cumberland roundabout held

A Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Virtual Design Public Hearing was held this week to discuss and allow for public input for the controversial Route ... Read more

2 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Crossroads board agrees to audit

The Crossroads Community Services Board of Directors narrowly agreed to conduct a forensic audit of the organization’s finances Tuesday, June 22, but who will pay ... Read more

2 days ago by Roger Watson.

Auditions announced by Waterworks Players

The Waterworks Players will present “The Complete History of America (abridged),” a comedy that portrays 600 years of history in 6,000 seconds. From Washington to ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

With low vaccination rates, Prince Edward is vulnerable

Health officials are concerned Prince Edward County and other localities lagging behind in vaccine rates may be headed for trouble as the B.1.617.2 (Delta) COVID-19 ... Read more

3 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Myrtle the Turtle has a new home at Twin Lakes

Myrtle was a turtle without a home. The invasive species of red-eared slider currently has a very fine turtle home and has been promoted to ... Read more

3 days ago by Roger Watson.

Buckingham joins chorus calling for audit of Crossroads

Add Buckingham County to the list of counties asking the Board of Directors of the Crossroads Community Services Board to call for a forensic audit ... Read more

4 days ago by Roger Watson.

Karl Carter named new Buckingham County administrator

After conducting a search for a new county administrator, the Buckingham County Board of Supervisors found they only needed to look across the hall from ... Read more

6 days ago by Roger Watson.

State police confirm man killed by trooper was Buckingham fugitive

The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Appomattox Field Office continues to investigate a fatal shooting involving Virginia State Police (VSP) personnel that occurred ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

VDOT facilities reopen

The Virginia Department of Transportation has lifted the COVID-19 protocols that restrict walk-in visitors at VDOT offices and other public-facing facilities. Also, in accordance with ... Read more

1 week ago by Roger Watson.

Man killed by trooper reported to be Buckingham fugitive

The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Appomattox Field Office is investigating a fatal shooting involving Virginia State Police (VSP) personnel that occurred Wednesday, ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

PSR awarded $9,700 in grant money

Piedmont Senior Resources (PSR) Area Agency on Aging has been notified by Meals on Wheels of America of its success in earning more than $9,700 ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Culvert work to cause delays

Motorists should anticipate delays on Brook Hill Road (Route 621) over a tributary of the Appomattox River in Cumberland County beginning mid-July due to a culvert ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Beef and commodity prices set

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on June 11. In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly $1 to $8 higher with ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Water outage could have been much worse

Despite some concerns about the town’s emergency notification system, a feeling of relief exuded from Farmville’s leaders following the recent water crisis as they realized ... Read more

1 week ago by Roger Watson.

Broadband to be available for all within six years

After struggling with broadband access for years, a deluge of governmental funding means the wait for high-speed internet in Prince Edward and parts of Cumberland ... Read more

1 week ago by Roger Watson.

Chairs of supervisors, School Board to meet

Less than 24 hours after a county supervisor said he didn’t feel the Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) superintendent was capable of making the ... Read more

1 week ago by Roger Watson.

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