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Three more area residents test positive

Prince Edward, Buckingham and Cumberland counties have all gained a positive COVID-19 case each according to Saturday’s update from the Virginia Department of Health. Prince ... Read more

6 hours ago by Roger Watson.

Buckingham County arrest report

March 23 • Thorlonda Austin, 24, of Buckingham, charged with monument: intentional damage. March 24 • Clarence Austin, 56, of Buckingham, charged with assault and battery, family ... Read more

12 hours ago by Staff Report.

Ordinance passed, public comments suspended

In an emergency Board of Supervisors (BOS) meeting held Tuesday, March 31, the Buckingham BOS passed a Continuity of Government Ordinance. Certain members of the ... Read more

1 day ago by Alexa Massey.

Visitation and volunteering at Virginia DOC facilities suspended

In an effort to keep the new coronavirus from reaching the state’s correctional facilities, the Virginia DOC has announced that volunteers will not be allowed ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Miss Buckingham Pageant winners

The 2020 Miss Buckingham Pageant, sponsored by the Buckingham County Fire Department Auxiliary, at the Buckingham County High School auditorium, recently selected six category winners. ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Families connect with technology

The Woodland Inc. is bringing video conferencing service to residents through its “Connect The Woodland” program. The program was started to help residents stay in ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Another Buckingham resident diagnosed with COVID-19

In the first bi-weekly update to the community Thursday, April 2, Buckingham County officials announced a third confirmed case of COVID-19 in the county.  To ... Read more

2 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Buckingham warned of rapid community spread of virus within 72 hours

In an emergency Buckingham County Board of Supervisors meeting held 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 31, County Emergency Management Coordinator Cody Davis informed the board that ... Read more

2 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Centra: We have enough beds

Centra shared some encouraging and informative details on the potential peak number of COVID-19 cases in Virginia during a live video press conference Tuesday, March ... Read more

2 days ago by Titus Mohler.

10% effective tax rate increase proposed for Buckingham

Unless something changes between now and when the budget is approved, Buckingham County residents are looking at a property tax increase of 10%.  According to ... Read more

2 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Buckingham County arrest report

March 1 • Clifford Womack, 54, of Prince Edward, charged with DWI. March 3 • Tina Clayton, 50, of Cumberland, charged with failure to appear on felony. ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham: how to provide comment on virtual public hearings

Buckingham County officials have distributed a release detailing how citizens can provide comments for scheduled public hearings for Buckingham County Board of Supervisors meetings during ... Read more

5 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Buckingham calls special COVID-19 meeting

A special meeting of the Buckingham County Board of Supervisors (BOS) has been scheduled for Tuesday, March 31, to begin at 10 a.m.  The meeting ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham sees first reported COVID-19 cases

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported its first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Buckingham County Monday morning, March 30. Later Monday evening, Buckingham County ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Virginia DOC manufactures masks for staff and offenders

The Virginia Department of Corrections is now manufacturing sneeze/cough guard masks for use by Virginia DOC staff and offenders. These are not medical grade masks, ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Acreage survey projects crop production increase in 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) can’t predict the future, but it can make an educated guess with data from prospective planting surveys submitted by ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Cumberland gas prices are lowest in the state

The AAA Gas Prices website, a comprehensive retail gasoline survey, listed Cumberland County as having the lowest gas prices in the state Wed., March 25.  ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

Second Longwood student tests positive for COVID-19

A second Longwood University student has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.  Matthew McWilliams, assistant vice president of communication for Longwood University, said the Virginia ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

VHSL spring sports season canceled

All Virginia High School League (VHSL) spring sports and activities are canceled due to Virginia Gov. Ralph S. Northam’s declaration that public schools in the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Virginia Coronavirus Fraud Task Force created

Federal and state officials have launched a team to protect citizens from fraud in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.  According to a Department of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham government office and courthouse operational changes

Following a Declaration of Local Emergency enacted March 17 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Buckingham County local governmental and court services have announced ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Virtual presentation available, comments accepted

For public health and safety, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will provide a virtual public comment opportunity on draft recommendations for potential corridor improvements ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Town, counties declare emergency

Prince Edward County, the Town of Farmville and Buckingham County have all declared local emergencies as a result of the coronavirus. Prince Edward County declared ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Area libraries close amidst coronavirus pandemic

Libraries in Farmville, Buckingham and Cumberland have announced temporary closures in response to concerns surrounding the novel coronavirus. Rick Ewing, director of the Central Virginia ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Buckingham County Sheriff’s Office implements new procedures due to virus

The Buckingham County Sheriff’s Office distributed a release Tuesday, March 17, detailing new procedures being implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the release, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Municipalities declare local emergencies

Prince Edward County, the Town of Farmville and Buckingham County have all declared local emergencies as a result of the coronavirus. Prince Edward County enacted ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

Dominion, SEC, CVEC suspend service disconnects amid pandemic

Area power companies have made the decision not to turn off power for nonpayment during the coronavirus outbreak. “We will not shut off your power ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

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