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Delegate Wright visits Cumberland Schools

In recognition of “VSBA Take Your Legislator to School Month,” Cumberland County Public Schools invited Delegate Tommy Wright to visit Cumberland Elementary School for a ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Town Council discusses changes, improvements

During the Nov. 10 Town Council meeting, changes were discussed and approved for Farmville. During the committee recap, Brian Vincent, chairman of the Parks and ... Read more

4 days ago by Rachel Austin.

Moton Museum: Local history inspires change for the future

Story and photos by Victoria Thompson The Robert Russa Moton Museum, located in Farmville, serves not only as a historical landmark for the nation but ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Truong named 2021 Dos Passos prize winner

Monique Truong, an award-winning novelist and essayist who explores themes of food, displacement and hunger in her work, is the 2021 winner of the John ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Commonwealth Chorale to present two ‘Christmas Baroque’ concerts

The Commonwealth Chorale will return to the concert stage on Dec. 5, 4 p.m., at Crenshaw United Methodist Church, 200 Church Street, Blackstone, and Dec. ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Town hires director of community development

The Town of Farmville is excited to announce the hiring of Leander N. “Lee” Pambid as director of community development. Pambid has over 20 years ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

CVRL teams up with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Kids in Farmville, Buckingham and Prince Edward can now receive a free book every month until the age of five thanks to a new partnership ... Read more

5 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Book signing held

Kerry Eggers, author of “Jerome Kersey: Overcoming the Odds” was in town for a book signing that took place at the North Street Press Club ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Tree lighting brings ‘Hope’

Farmville residents gathered Friday, Nov. 19, in the center of Main Street Plaza to celebrate the 2021 Downtown Farmville Tree Lighting hosted by the Farmville ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Parents discuss child vaccine

With local children ages 5-11 now eligible for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, local families are discussing whether or not their young ones will roll up ... Read more

5 days ago by Alexa Massey.

November Looking Our Best winner announced

The winner of the November Looking Our Best Award is J.R. Tharpe Trucking. J.R. Tharpe Trucking is a family business that opened 50 years ago ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Communications system needs updating

A mutual aid agreement between fire and EMS personnel in Cumberland, Goochland and Fluvanna counties has raised questions about the Cumberland’s pressing need for an ... Read more

5 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Pickup overturns onto state trooper vehicle in 4-car Cumberland crash

Virginia State Police (VSP) is investigating a four-vehicle crash which occurred at the intersection of Route 60 and Route 45 in Cumberland.  According to VSP ... Read more

5 days ago by Alexa Massey.

PSR hosts ‘The 2021 Subaru Share the Love Event’

With the Christmas season bringing the shine of holiday decorations, the spirit of this time of year can be shown through local charity. For the ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

VDOT is ready to go for winter weather

As the seasons turn and the Commonwealth gets colder, VDOT is prepared to keep Virginia roadways clear and safe during coming snows and winter weather. ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

New members initiated

Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, welcomed 350 new initiates from 17 universities during October 2021. Students initiated into the society must be ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Road work planned

Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. Items in italics contain new/updated information. For ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Wilkerson’s green thumb

If you’ve ever enjoyed the beauty of the plaza in downtown Farmville or felt your heart give a little extra beat of pride when passing ... Read more

6 days ago by Shannon Watkins.

CVEC, Firefly attend Chamber meeting

The Buckingham Chamber of Commerce, on Tuesday, Nov. 16, hosted representatives from Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) and FireFly Broadband. The meeting also served as ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Morris bagged a bear

Morgan Morris, 12, of Buckingham, killed this bear Saturday, Nov. 6, on family land in Buckingham County. Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Unemployment rate falls again

Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Virginia’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.6% in October, which is 2.5 percentage points below the rate from one year ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

All adults now eligible for boosters

As the state and some local counties begin seeing a rise in coronavirus cases, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized booster shots ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Envigo cited for animal welfare violations

The Envigo research facility in Cumberland County, the largest dog-breeding facility in the state of Virginia, has once again caught the attention of state legislators ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Pamplin woman dead after crash

A young Pamplin woman has died after a single-vehicle crash in Appomattox. According to Virginia State Police Public Relations Coordinator Shelby Crouch, at 8:01 p.m. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

The top 10 Thanksgiving foods, ranked

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. While nothing makes me happier than getting to spend time with family and express gratitude for all of ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

Dance classes offered for grownups

Many of the area’s adults have children or grandchildren who take dance classes at the renowned Five Pointes Dance Center on South Main Street in ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

Students attend National FFA Convention

Cumberland High School (CHS) FFA students Celeste Mitchell, vice president; Johnna Stevens , secretary; and Sarah Elizabeth Jackson, president, recently attended the 94th National FFA ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

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