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Hampden-Sydney receives $12 million gift

Hampden-Sydney College announced a $12 million gift from the estate of the late Mr. and Mrs. M. Blair Dickinson, Jr. ’37 Tuesday, April 13. The ... Read more

14 hours ago by Staff Report.

Outside shooting range approved

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors voted 4 to 3 with one abstention Tuesday, March 9, to approve a special use permit for a ... Read more

1 month ago by Titus Mohler.

Hampden-Sydney offices open at 10 a.m.

The administrative office of Hampden-Sydney College will open at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19. Classes will continue on a normal schedule Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

House fire displaces family

A house fire on Monday evening, Feb. 15, in Farmville displaced a family of two, but firefighters saved the structure. L.W. Gilliam, fire chief with ... Read more

2 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Classes canceled at H-SC Tuesday

Due to a power outage on campus, classes are canceled at Hampden-Sydney College Tuesday, Feb. 16. The college’s administrative offices will also be closed. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Hampden-Sydney student killed in crash

The Virginia State Police (VSP) is investigating a single-vehicle crash that claimed the life of a Hampden-Sydney College student. According to VSP, the accident occurred ... Read more

2 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Classes on schedule, offices delay opening at H-SC

Classes will continue on a normal schedule at Hampden-Sydney College Monday, Feb. 1. The college’s administrative offices will open later at 10 a.m. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Cases fluctuating, vaccine scarce

Health officials warn it’s still too early to tell if the area is on the verge of another large COVID-19 surge after cases declined for ... Read more

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Threatening email causes alert

Hampden-Sydney College posted an “all clear” at 1:19 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, after a threatening email caused the campus officials to send out an “active ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

COVID variant found in NOVA

As counties in the Piedmont Health District continue to see large weekly increases in COVID-19 cases, the first case of the B.1.1.7 COVID-19 variant in ... Read more

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Threatening email caused alert at Hampden-Sydney

Hampden-Sydney College posted an “all clear” at 1:19 p.m. Saturday after a threatening email caused the campus officials to send out an “active shooter alert” ... Read more

3 months ago by Roger Watson.

Hampden-Sydney gives ‘all clear’ following active shooter threat

Hampden-Sydney College posted an “all clear” at 1:19 p.m. Saturday indicating the threat of an active shooter posted at 12:30 p.m. on the school’s website ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Hampden-Sydney College posts ‘active shooter threat’

Hampden-Sydney College has posted an “active shooter threat” on its website. The post was made Saturday at 12:32 p.m. The information said it was a ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

A life filled with learning and passing it on

Dr. Ronald Heinemann is remembered as a man of honor, commitment and strong beliefs whose passion was teaching in the classroom and mentoring students, which ... Read more

4 months ago by Titus Mohler.

ODAC plans spring return

The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Presidents’ Council, in consultation with the ODAC Board of Directors, has endorsed a plan for a return to collegiate ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Howerton named finalist for top academic honor

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) senior offensive lineman Tyler Howerton has been named one of 12 finalists for the 2020 William V. Campbell Trophy as announced recently ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

A successful semester

Longwood, H-SC make it to the finish line Longwood University and Hampden-Sydney College took a different path than other institutions of higher education during the ... Read more

5 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Virginia announces new COVID-19 restrictions

As the United States sees record levels of coronavirus cases, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has issued new statewide measures to further mitigate the spread of ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

No injuries in Saturday house fire

Four local fire departments worked to save what was termed “a significant portion of contents” at a home in the 1300 block of Lakeside Road ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Longwood, Hampden-Sydney still planning for spring break

By Anya Sczerzenie and Titus Mohler Capital News Service and The Farmville Herald A growing number of Virginia colleges are announcing that spring break will ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Area COVID-19 cases still on the rise

Prince Edward County is still seeing an uptick in COVID-19 cases, with Longwood University and Hampden-Sydney College experiencing 60 new coronavirus cases in the last ... Read more

6 months ago by Alexa Massey.

‘Postmodern Blues’: Alumni help publish Cabas novel

The countless Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) alumni who learned the art of rhetoric from Dr. Victor N. Cabas Jr. during his 35 years on the Hill ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Local virus cases see an increase

The area is suddenly seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases. According to Piedmont Health District Director Dr. H. Robert Nash, many local counties have seen ... Read more

6 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Merrill’s Marauders to receive Congressional Gold Medal

By Jonnie Melillo Clasen World War II Merrill’s Marauders, a 1944 “expendable,” top-secret commando force fighting entirely behind enemy lines in the China-Burma-India Theater, will ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Local college COVID cases down significantly

College and university COVID-19 cases are down significantly in the area, with Longwood University going five days without seeing a positive coronavirus test. The university ... Read more

7 months ago by Alexa Massey.

No one injured, fire truck totaled in accident

No individuals were injured in a Thursday evening crash that resulted in the totaling of a Hampden Sydney Volunteer Fire Department truck. The single-vehicle accident, ... Read more

7 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Fire truck overturns

Units are currently responding to an overturned Hampden Sydney Volunteer Fire Department fire engine. The incident occurred at approximately 4:45 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17 in ... Read more

7 months ago by Alexa Massey.

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