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Phone service interruption in Farmville area

According to a Kinex Telecom representative its primary voice carrier is having issues and phone service may be intermittent. No estimated time of repair is available ... Read more

23 hours ago by Staff Report.

Police respond to Buffalo Street

Over the weekend, in conjunction with Longwood University Police, the Farmville Police Department responded to reports involving a male subject seeking out student parties in ... Read more

24 hours ago by Staff Report.

General Sam Exhibit Open at Hampden-Sydney Museum

Story by Dr. Ryan Pemberton, Director of the Wilson Center for Leadership in the Public Interest at Hampden-Sydney College Officer. Gentleman. Movie Star. Professor. Diplomat. ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Board votes to fund broadband project

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to use $2,153,500 of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding as a match for a Virginia ... Read more

3 days ago by Shannon Watkins.

Fire training event held

Dozens of firefighters from across the region gathered at the Buckingham County Fire and Rescue Training Center Saturday, Sept. 18, for the Second Annual Heart ... Read more

4 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Innovation grant awarded

Cumberland County Public Schools (CuCPS) has received a $42,850 innovation grant which will help implement a career exploration program and promote Virginia’s 5 C’s. Cumberland ... Read more

4 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Vehicle catches fire in crash

A vehicle caught fire Saturday afternoon when two cars collided on Route 60 in Cumberland. According to Virginia State Police (VSP) Public Relations Coordinator Shelby ... Read more

4 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Planning Commission approves CIP, possible new elementary school

A Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), including an option to renovate or replace the current Prince Edward County Elementary School, was approved Tuesday night by the ... Read more

4 days ago by Shannon Watkins.

Commodity prices announced

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Sept. 17: In Virginia state graded feeder cattle uneven, ranging 6.00 lower to 9.00 ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Palmer named COO of Three Roads Brewing Company

Three Roads Brewing Company recently announced the addition of Dean Palmer to the team as chief operating officer. According to a press release Palmer has ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Total Terror coming soon

Starting Oct. 7, those looking for a one-of-a kind experience should head out to the Powhatan County Fairgrounds for the scariest indoor/outdoor haunted house in ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Donations sought to shelter homeless

Recently the topic of homelessness was raised at a Farmville Town Council meeting by Town Manager Scott Davis. Davis said that government workers who came ... Read more

4 days ago by Shannon Watkins.

VCBF announces 2021 virtual lineup

The Virginia Children’s Book Festival (VCBF) invites teachers and families to register for free live sessions with bestselling authors and illustrators throughout October. With a ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

LCVA’s Page Turners Art-on-the-Go

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

5 days ago by Staff Report.

A Capital Improvement Plan breakdown

The Prince Edward County Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) has 14 possible projects listed. The following is a guide to all of them. The county’s Planning ... Read more

5 days ago by Shannon Watkins.

House fire on Stoney Point Road

Firefighters rescued a dog from a house fire on Stoney Point Road in Cumberland County on Monday. According to officials from the Cumberland Volunteer Fire ... Read more

5 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Students and families reunite

The Farmville community and its surrounding colleges have always provided a small town atmosphere for people to visit. This is especially apparent at Longwood University ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Virus continues to affect schools

Area schools continue to see COVID-19 cases among students and staff, with 50 new virus cases identified in local schools since last month. According to ... Read more

5 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Wanted man located during traffic stop

A wanted man from Buckingham was arrested last week after a traffic stop in Albemarle County. According to a press release issued Friday, Sept. 17, ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Solar ordinance approved

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved an ordinance which creates a revenue sharing program for solar farms in the county. A similar ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Honoring the lost

A small crowd turned out for the Farmville VFW Post 7059’s National POW/MIA Day ceremony on Friday outside the Prince Edward County Courthouse. Led by ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

County COVID cases double

While COVID-19 cases appear to be beginning to stabilize across the commonwealth, cases are continuing to rise in the Piedmont Health District, especially in Prince ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

From tipis to Treetops

For nine years, Sandy River Outdoor Adventures in Rice has greeted guests from all over in every season. About three years ago, it sprouted a ... Read more

7 days ago by Shannon Watkins.

Hay field fire spans 20 acres

Three fire departments fought a hay field fire Wednesday, Sept. 15, which consumed approximately 20 acres of land in Cartersville. According to the Cumberland Volunteer ... Read more

7 days ago by Alexa Massey.

UPDATED: Council discusses refugees

The Farmville Town Council discussed the possibility of Afghan refugees at Fort Pickett in Blackstone placing a strain on the local healthcare system at a ... Read more

1 week ago by Shannon Watkins.

Mill Street Sweets on Main: Where sweet dreams become reality

As one strolls down Main Street in Farmville on any given Saturday morning, they should take steps to prepare themself before walking past Mill Street ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

Dumminger runs for school board

Dr. James Dumminger will be running a write-in campaign as the incumbent for the District 701 Prince Edward County School Board seat. He has been ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

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