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Parking meters return to service on Main St.

The days of parking free on Main Street in Farmville came to an abrupt end during the Wednesday, Aug. 12 town council meeting. The council ... Read more

1 hour ago by Roger Watson.

Flash flood watch in effect again today

As far as today’s weather goes, the second verse is the same as the first. Farmville is back under a flash flood watch today, from ... Read more

3 hours ago by Roger Watson.

Lancer fall sports pushed to spring

The Big South Conference announced Wednesday morning, Aug. 12, that due to concerns related to the COVID-19 global pandemic, all fall sports season competitions will ... Read more

24 hours ago by Staff Report.

Flash flood watch begins at 2 p.m. today

It’s definitely a day to keep an umbrella nearby and an eye to the sky as a flash flood watch has already been posted for ... Read more

1 day ago by Roger Watson.

Mysterious seeds are likely harmless

Agriculture officials are warning Virginia residents to take note of suspicious, unsolicited packages of seeds that have been mailed to U.S. households from international origins ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

What if a contact tracer calls me?

As the commonwealth continues to navigate the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the possibility of receiving a call from a contact tracer leaves residents with many questions ... Read more

1 day ago by Alexa Massey.

Centra relaxes visitation policy

For the first time since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, Centra will allow one visitor to accompany a patient into Centra facilities. ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

GRASP provides scholarships to area students

GRASP (Great Aspirations Scholarship Program, Inc.), a non-profit, college and career access organization, headquartered in Glen Allen, recently awarded 105 Last Dollar scholarships totaling $106,945 ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Car overturns on U.S. 360

Virginia State Police (VSP) are investigating a Sunday afternoon, Aug. 9, single-vehicle crash in Prince Edward County in which two people were treated for minor ... Read more

1 day ago by Titus Mohler.

Warner sends letter to postmaster

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) sent a letter to the Postmaster General Monday, Aug. 10 raising concerns that he’s heard directly from Virginians regarding ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

SVCC set to begin fall term

Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) will resume classes for its fall semester Aug. 24, but like most colleges and universities, things will be different. SVCC ... Read more

1 day ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

County offers grants to small businesses

Prince Edward County has received a total of $1,989,387 from the federal government from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. A second ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham housing group receives funding

U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine announced $8,978,420 in federal funding Monday, Aug. 10 to help Virginians access affordable housing across the commonwealth. ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Reopening with changes

Fuqua School will be traveling a different path than the area public schools, welcoming students back in person for its first day of school Aug. ... Read more

1 day ago by Titus Mohler.

Motorcycle chase ends in arrest

A Buckingham man was arrested Monday after a motorcycle chase through the county. According to Buckingham Sheriff’s Office Administrative Lieutenant Brent Uzdanovics, the incident occurred ... Read more

2 days ago by Alexa Massey.

ICA Farmville COVID victim identified

New details have emerged regarding an Immigration Centers of America (ICA) Farmville detainee who died from COVID-19 Wednesday, Aug. 5. News of the death was ... Read more

3 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Hot, humid Monday expected

The week of weather begins with a hot and muggy  Monday. Highs are expected to reach to 91 with only a 50% chance of precipitation. ... Read more

3 days ago by Roger Watson.

Centra now allowing one visitor per patient

For the first time since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, Centra will allow one visitor to accompany a patient into Centra facilities. ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Weekend weather – Hot with a chance of storms

The weekend will bring typical summer weather for the Farmville area with temperatures in the high 80s to low 90s and a chance of afternoon ... Read more

6 days ago by Roger Watson.

ICE detainee dies from COVID-19

This article has been updated and new information is now available. To view the latest article, click here.  An Immigration Centers of America (ICA) Farmville ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Lutz receives chemistry teacher award

Prince Edward County High School (PECHS) chemistry teacher Dr. Gary Lutz was recently honored with the Franklin D. Kizer Distinguished High School Chemistry Teacher Award. ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Highway work planned

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

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward county administrator search extended

After saying earlier the pool had been narrowed to two, Prince Edward County’s Board of Supervisors is now looking for more county administrator applicants. “The ... Read more

6 days ago by Titus Mohler.

Confederate Cemetery could be statue’s new location

The Farmville Town Council will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, to determine what should be done with the Confederate statue ... Read more

6 days ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Most new virus cases in district are from Prince Edward

The Piedmont Health District saw 131 new coronavirus cases this week according to data obtained from the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), with approximately 75% ... Read more

7 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Birthing new life in a pandemic

Being a new parent means anticipating and preparing for the unexpected, but for young, expecting first-time moms, a global health crisis wasn’t a part of ... Read more

7 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Chamber to manage Farmville Downtown Partnership

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Farmville Downtown Partnership (FDP) announced Tuesday, Aug. 4, they will be joining forces. The chamber signed an ... Read more

7 days ago by Titus Mohler.

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