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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Almond to lead health district

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has announced Dr. Maria Almond, M.D., MPH is set to begin her role as the new Piedmont Health District ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

106 COVID patients in hospitals

COVID-19 cases are fluctuating across the commonwealth as officials work to increase testing access in the health district. New daily cases of the coronavirus in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

A citizen’s guide to early voting in 2021

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 2, but early voting is available starting Friday, Sept. 17. Tuesday, Oct. 12, is the deadline to register to vote, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Shannon Watkins.

COVID cases climb in schools

Local schools have been open for less than one month, but 111 COVID-19 cases have already been confirmed in students and staff of schools in ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

COVID cases soaring

The rate of COVID-19 infections continues to soar across the area this week. The number of virus cases in counties in the Piedmont Health District ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

SOLs reflect virus’ toll on learning

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) has released the 2020-2021 Standards of Learning (SOL) test results. With scores plummeting across the commonwealth and nation, state ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Judge allows case against board to move forward

A lawsuit asking for a preliminary injunction against a zoning decision by the Cumberland County Board of Supervisors remains alive despite a motion by Cumberland ... Read more

1 month ago by Roger Watson.

Vaccine now FDA approved

Despite COVID-19 cases soaring throughout the Piedmont Health District this week, good news has arrived in the form of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Historical marker nominations selected

Cumberland Middle School students were recognized Tuesday, Aug. 3, after Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam selected two student nominations for new state historical highway markers highlighting ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

COVID cases surge throughout health district

With the delta variant of COVID-19 now the dominant variant in the area, coronavirus cases are soaring in the health district as most of the ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Two pinned after crash

Two individuals were injured in a serious single-vehicle crash Sunday in Cumberland. According to Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) officials, at 3:56 p.m. firefighters were ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

No replacement yet for Unmussig

The search is still on for a new Cumberland county administrator after the recent departure of previous County Administrator Don Unmussig. Unmussig, who succeeded former ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Northam says students must mask up

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam issued a statement Thursday, Aug. 5, asking all Virginia school districts to require students to mask up indoors regardless of vaccination ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Grant to provide hotspots for residents

Cumberland County Public Library recently announced it was awarded a 2021 Digital Inclusion Grant from Kajeet, a provider of wireless connectivity, software and hardware solutions. ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Homeward Bound: Facebook page reunites pets and owners

A social media group with more than 2,000 members has become a beacon of hope for residents in search of a lost pet. The Farmville ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

CuCPS makes mask plans

Cumberland County Public Schools (CuCPS) has released more information regarding masking and other school policies as students prepare for their first day back following summer ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Schools decide upon transgender bathroom policy

Transgender students at Buckingham and Cumberland County Public Schools will be allowed to use the bathroom/facility which corresponds with their gender identity as school officials ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Schools discuss plans for new year

With new guidance recently released by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) concerning masking up at school, local ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Local farmer discusses melon crop

Cantaloupe season is off to a sweet start in Virginia thanks to a streak of warm, dry weather at the beginning of summer. “People want ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Delta variant has arrived

The Piedmont Health District is experiencing a new surge in COVID-19 cases as the Delta variant arrives in the area. From Monday, July 19, to ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

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