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Hampden-Sydney receives $12 million gift

Hampden-Sydney College announced a $12 million gift from the estate of the late Mr. and Mrs. M. Blair Dickinson, Jr. ’37 Tuesday, April 13. The ... Read more

14 hours ago by Staff Report.

Fire department celebrates 150 years with a parade

Thirty fire trucks and a marching band will roll down Farmville’s Main Street Sunday, April 18 at 2 p.m. to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of ... Read more

1 day ago by Roger Watson.

Cumberland County Property Transfers

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

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Corner Coffee Junction to close Saturday

Corner Coffee Junction, a locally-owned coffee shop/bakery in the Town of Dillwyn, announced this week it will be closing its doors for good after a ... Read more

5 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Town’s proposed budget includes 2.5-cent tax increase

Farmville property owners will likely pay higher taxes next year for the first time in almost 40 years. Town Manager Dr. Scott Davis told the ... Read more

5 days ago by Roger Watson.

USDA expands farmer eligibility for COVID-19 assistance

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced March 24 more than $12 billion in relief funding will be distributed to farmers through the Pandemic Assistance for ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Egg My Yard is a success

Children woke up Easter morning on Sunday, April 4, to find their yards filled with Easter eggs thanks to a fundraiser  organized by Meherrin Volunteer ... Read more

6 days ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Spring cleanup planned

The Town of Farmville will have its Spring Cleanup Monday, April 19. Residents will need to have all items at the curb by 7:30 a.m. ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Sales tax increase for schools discussed

Prince Edward County’s budget picture for 2021-22 came into sharper focus during a Tuesday, April 6, special called meeting of the Board of Supervisors. The ... Read more

6 days ago by Roger Watson.

Buckingham grad killed in Richmond

Locals are mourning and looking for answers following the shooting death of a 2018 Buckingham County High School (BCHS) graduate. According to a press release ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Board has questions for Crossroads

Prince Edward County is withholding funds from the Crossroads Community Services Board until they get some answers from Crossroads Executive Director Dr. Susan Baker. Board ... Read more

6 days ago by Roger Watson.

Canceling roundabout would bring tax hike

The controversial Cartersville roundabout project, which has regained attention in recent months after its approval back in May of 2017, has been the target of ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Buckingham County faces deadly unrestrained driving trend

Last year was the worst time frame in recent years for Buckingham County in terms of unrestrained deaths, but the county has already matched that ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Farmville woman wins $300K in lottery

Pearline Miles didn’t realize right away that the Virginia Lottery ticket she had just scratched was a $300,000 winner. However, when the Farmville woman showed the ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Lawmakers OK marijuana possession

By Sam Fowler Capital News Service Virginia lawmakers signed off on amendments that make the possession of small amounts of recreational marijuana and homegrown plants ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward County Property Transfers

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

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Good Citizen Award

This year, the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution recognizes Aleshia Tianna Williams as the DAR Good Citizen Award winner at Prince Edward County ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Report.

U.S. 360 eastbound lane to close April 19

One lane of U.S. 360 eastbound in Prince Edward County will temporarily close starting the week of April 19.  The passing (left) lane of U.S. ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Report.

Local tapped by Biden administration

A Prince Edward County native was recently tapped by the Biden Administration to lead the nation’s senior volunteer program. Atalaya Sergi, originally of Prince Edward, ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Report.

History professor shows off epic office decor

Walking through the halls of the Longwood University Rotunda, a quick glance into Room 229 might make a passerby think they’ve stumbled upon a tiny ... Read more

7 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Details of Townsend murder emerge in preliminary hearing

By JOHN WRIGHT Murray Ledger & Times The case of an Almo man accused in the death last month of a Murray State University student ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham man arrested after standoff

A Buckingham resident was arrested Tuesday, April 6, after a domestic assault call turned into an hours-long standoff which required the assistance of a tactical ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

Northam wants to expand Virginia’s international trade

Virginia’s largest industry is poised to play a big role in growing America’s brand globally. Leaders from Virginia’s government, agricultural and economic sectors took part ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Child care subsidy program announced

Gov. Ralph Northam recently announced an additional $203.6 million in federal stimulus funds and expanded eligibility criteria for the Child Care Subsidy Program will help ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

More than halfway done

Progress is being made on the large maintenance project involving the replacement of decking on the High Bridge. A little more than half of the ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Virginia Asian communities, lawmakers react to rise in targeted violence

BY DAVID TRAN Capital News Service White signs reading “End Violence Against Asians” and “Stop Asian Hate” illuminated against candle flames outside the Richmond Korean ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

United Way working to raise $60K

The United Way has allocated $28,000 to its 21 partner organizations in this, the first of two rounds of donations. The organization has a goal ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

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