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Citizen petition calls for change

More than 100 people have signed a petition asking Cumberland County to reverse its decision to remove Prince Edward Volunteer Rescue Squad (PEVRS) as the ... Read more

3 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Administrative changes announced

At the June 7, 2021, meeting of the Cumberland School Board, members of the School Board approved administrative changes for the 2021-2022 school year. Michael ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Dog rescued on Moorefield Lane

Firefighters were able to rescue a local dog after it became wedged under a deck while chasing an animal. According to Ben Pfeiffer of the ... Read more

4 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Cumberland County agriculture featured

Agriculture in Cumberland County is highlighted this month on “Real Virginia,” a weekly television program produced by Virginia Farm Bureau. In the County Agriculture Close-up ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Pine Grove named an endangered site

The Pine Grove Elementary School in Cumberland County has been recognized by the National Trust for Historic Preservation as one of the most endangered historic ... Read more

5 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Robinson retires from PVCC after 42 years

By Max Walpole Courtesy Piedmont Virginia Community College Instantly recognizable by any PVCC student or faculty member for his distinctive neatly-trimmed, starting-to-gray beard, his warm ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Book signing about coffee to be held at coffee shop

Melissa Face, a Virginia author and mother, will be holding a book signing Saturday, June 5, at the Cumberland Coffee Company located at 2 Stoney ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Lynchburg man killed in Cumberland accident

CORRECTION: This article has been updated from its original version which previously listed the accident as having occurred in Buckingham County.  Virginia State Police (VSP) ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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

3 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

Cumberland grads celebrate all they have overcome

With faces concealed by masks and heads topped with angular mortar boards, the eyes of each Cumberland High School (CHS) graduate were hinting at wide, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Crews battle structure fire on South Airport Road

Crews responded in the early hours of Thursday morning, May 13, to a structure fire in the 400 block of South Airport Road in Farmville. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

EMS changes concern citizens

Some citizens at the southern end of Cumberland County are expressing concern over the recent changes to Cumberland Fire and EMS including fears an increased ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Pipeline attack causes gas shortage, state of emergency

Some area gas stations are running out of fuel after a ransomware attack to the Colonial Pipeline system led to gas shortages across the commonwealth ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Wreck in front of fire station injures three

Crews responded Wednesday, May 5, to a multiple-vehicle accident which occurred directly in front of the Randolph District Volunteer Fire Department (RDVFD) fire station. According ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Cumberland library receives $3,000 grant

Cumberland County Public Library has been selected as one of 300 libraries across the country to participate in Libraries Transforming Communities: Focus on Small and ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Fire and EMS changes coming to southern part of Cumberland

Calls for help due to fire or medical emergencies from Cumberland residents in the southern end of the county will soon be answered by Cumberland ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Cartersville Rescue Squad is shutting down

After 25 years of service to the citizens of Cumberland County and the Cartersville Area, the Cartersville Volunteer Rescue Squad (CVRS) is ceasing operations. According ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Marijuana legalization forcing area K-9s into retirement

The impending legalization of marijuana in Virginia means many local law enforcement agencies are being forced to retire their police K-9s, leaving several of the ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Schools plan graduation ceremonies

This spring looks like it will be packed with celebrations as local high schools begin solidifying their graduation plans. Last month, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Tax decrease approved

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a two-cent tax decrease for county citizens Tuesday, April 13. During the regular monthly board meeting, supervisors ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Business added to VSBA Business Honor Roll

Each year, the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) invites school divisions in Virginia to submit names of local businesses to be included in the annual ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

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

2 months ago by Staff Report.

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

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Suspects sought after pharmacy break-in

The Cumberland Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported break-in that occurred at the Cumberland Pharmacy early Tuesday, March 30. According to Sergeant Mike Gordon, the ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Kindergarteners to receive books

QuickStart Tennis of Central Virginia, Inc. (QCV) will provide 80 kindergartners at Cumberland Elementary School with six Scholastic Book Club books each this year. The ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Cumberland proposes 2-cent tax decrease

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing Tuesday, April 6, at 7 p.m. for a public hearing to consider the proposed ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Cumberland County Property Transfers

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

2 months ago by Staff Report.

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