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Explosions reported in Mount Rush

Some Buckingham citizens grew concerned last week after reporting hearing and even feeling loud explosions in the Mount Rush area. The blasts, which reportedly occurred ... Read more

21 hours ago by Alexa Massey.

Buckingham County Property Transfers

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

22 hours ago by Staff Report.

Crossroads board agrees to audit

The Crossroads Community Services Board of Directors narrowly agreed to conduct a forensic audit of the organization’s finances Tuesday, June 22, but who will pay ... Read more

2 days ago by Roger Watson.

Buckingham joins chorus calling for audit of Crossroads

Add Buckingham County to the list of counties asking the Board of Directors of the Crossroads Community Services Board to call for a forensic audit ... Read more

4 days ago by Roger Watson.

Karl Carter named new Buckingham County administrator

After conducting a search for a new county administrator, the Buckingham County Board of Supervisors found they only needed to look across the hall from ... Read more

6 days ago by Roger Watson.

State police confirm man killed by trooper was Buckingham fugitive

The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Appomattox Field Office continues to investigate a fatal shooting involving Virginia State Police (VSP) personnel that occurred ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Man killed by trooper reported to be Buckingham fugitive

The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Appomattox Field Office is investigating a fatal shooting involving Virginia State Police (VSP) personnel that occurred Wednesday, ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Global master chef retires to Arvonia

He’s cooked for celebrities, sultans, prime ministers, emperors and even the Queen herself. Now, this world-renowned chef resides in Buckingham County. Certified Global Master Chef ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

Candidates file for local elections

With the deadline to file now passed, several local seats will appear on the ballot in the upcoming November election. According to Lynette Wright, General ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Status of county administrator search unknown

Buckingham County Administrator Rebecca Carter is set to retire at the end of the month, but county officials have declined to comment on how the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Reward offered for stolen truck

A member of the public has come forward to offer a reward for the recovery of a truck stolen by Buckingham County fugitive Kendall Jamerson. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Ranch helped FFA student find career path

Jenna Oliver recently placed second in the Virginia State Fair’s Virtual Horse Hippology Contest. The rising 10th grader at Buckingham County High School and a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Fugitive steals truck, eludes deputies

A fugitive considered to be armed and dangerous remains on the loose after several brushes with law enforcement in Buckingham County including a recent vehicle ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Corvette wins Hunter’s Choice Award

What started as an idea to honor Buckingham County High School classmates lost to cancer turned into an annual car show raising thousands for the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Farmville man injured in chase

A Farmville man sustained serious injuries following a high-speed chase in Buckingham County Wednesday, May 26. Walshawn T. Brown, 23, of Farmville, was ejected from ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Nonprofit donates vehicles to vets

Sgt. Josh Jones used to fight for his country’s freedom. Now, he spends his days giving local veterans and first responders a different kind of ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

County to end DRT contract

Buckingham County is preparing to end its EMS contract with Delta Response Team (DRT) in a move that will make all Buckingham EMS staff members ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

BATF celebrates litter pickup success

The Buckingham Anti-Litter Task Force (BATF) collected 265 bags of litter from April 22 to May 13 Eddie Slagle, a BATF member was the master ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Gifted students lead projects

Gifted students at Buckingham County Public Schools (BCPS) were challenged to think outside the box this year and use the COVID-19 pandemic as inspiration to ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Sentara gifts building to county

Sentara Martha Jefferson Medical Group has officially gifted Buckingham County the former Buckingham Family Medicine building and the land it sits upon. Last summer, Sentara ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Fugitive remains at large after search

The Buckingham County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the Virginia State Police (VSP) is seeking assistance in its search for Dillwyn resident and fugitive Kendall ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Localities get millions in COVID relief

Local governments recently discovered how much of the $350 billion promised to states, counties and cities from the American Rescue Plan they can expect to ... Read more

1 month ago by Roger Watson.

Chamber hears about animal control department

Officers and staff of the Buckingham County Animal Control Department were the guest speakers Tuesday, May 18, during the Buckingham Chamber of Commerce’s monthly meeting. ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Wise selected as finalist in FFA competition

Tanner Wise, a junior at Buckingham County High School and second vice president of the Buckingham FFA, has been selected as a finalist for the ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham grads receive words of wisdom

The 133 graduates in Buckingham High School’s Class of 2021 received some quality words of wisdom Saturday at the school’s graduation ceremony. Principal Patti Branch ... Read more

1 month ago by Roger Watson.

Crash victim wanted for first-degree murder

A man involved in a head-on collision in Buckingham County earlier this month was later revealed to be a suspect wanted in relation to a ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Wise wins Grand Champion

Tanner Wise, of Poplar View Farm LLC and an 11th grader at Buckingham County High School, competed at the Piedmont Area Junior Livestock Show Saturday, ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

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