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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

5 days 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

1 week 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

4 weeks 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

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

College cases double in a week

Total college COVID-19 cases more than doubled in the area over the last week, with Longwood University experiencing it’s highest single-day increase in positive cases ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

College cases up 21 in 5 days

Farmville’s two colleges have reported a cumulative total of 21 new coronavirus cases in the last five days. As of press time Monday, Sept. 14, ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Longwood expands COVID-19 dashboard

Longwood University expanded its COVID-19 dashboard over the weekend, making the move to include data points such as faculty/staff cases and self-reported positives from students, ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Buckle up and drive safely this Labor Day

With most Virginians refraining from traditional vacations this year, Virginia State Police is urging those who are using the Labor Day weekend as a last ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Students taking ordinance seriously

In light of an emergency town ordinance enacted by Farmville Town Council Wednesday, Aug. 19, to limit gatherings to 50 people just days before Longwood ... Read more

2 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Hampden-Sydney College has five COVID-19 cases

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) currently has five active COVID-19 cases in its student population. According to the college’s COVID-19 case dashboard, as of Wednesday, Aug. 26, ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Tone is set for an unusual year

Students moving into their accommodations at Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) was a routine sight this past week, but that process was — and day-to-day life in ... Read more

2 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Council limits gatherings to 50; masks required in public spaces

Farmville’s Town Council unanimously enacted an emergency ordinance Wednesday, Aug. 19, to limit gatherings to 50 people. The only debate was if 50 people was ... Read more

2 months ago by Roger Watson.

Hampden-Sydney receives second-largest gift ever

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) announced Tuesday, Aug. 4, that it had received a $6 million gift from Rob and Cindy Citrone to support Compass, the college’s ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

ODAC postpones fall, winter sports

After extensive deliberations, the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Presidents Council voted to postpone conference competition and championships for fall and winter sports through the ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Crawley was Mr. Hampden-Sydney

The family of Ralph Crawley is grieving his unexpected passing this summer due to COVID-19. For Crawley, who was 68 at the time of his ... Read more

3 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Imagine Farmville — Future of higher education

Since shutting down the campus and sending students home shortly after spring break in mid-March, Longwood University has had a campus in the middle of ... Read more

4 months ago by Roger Watson.

Tigers football recruits include four area players

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) 21st-year Football Head Coach Marty Favret has announced his incoming recruiting class that brings 57 newcomers to the program, including four from ... Read more

5 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Reveley, Stimpert named to group

President W. Taylor Reveley IV and Hampden-Sydney College President Dr. Larry Stimpert have been named to Governor Ralph Northam’s COVID-19 Education Work Group to help ... Read more

5 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

The end of an era

Demolition work progresses near the midsection of Hampden-Sydney College’s (H-SC) Bagby Hall Wednesday morning, May 20. By the afternoon, the work was largely complete. The ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

On-campus classes resume in fall

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) will resume on-campus instruction this fall, H-SC President Dr. Larry Stimpert said to students in a May 1 email, which noted there ... Read more

5 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Hampden-Sydney addresses opposition to Bagby Hall removal

Work is underway on Hampden-Sydney College’s (H-SC) campus to create the new, state-of-the-art Pauley Science Center. The work at this early stage involves the removal ... Read more

6 months ago by Titus Mohler.

College receives two major gifts

Hampden-Sydney College has received two anonymous major gifts totaling $2.45 million. A gift of $1 million will establish the Hinton Baxter Overcash Immersive Biology Laboratory ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Recycling issues arise for STEPS

With the halt of recycling and secure document shredding operations from STEPS Inc. in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, two of the company’s largest ... Read more

6 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

COVID-19 emergency student fund created

The Executive Committee of the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC) recently created the $500,000 COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund to provide short-term relief for undergraduate ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

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