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H-SC grads urged to ‘do the right thing anyway’

Hampden-Sydney College’s Class of 2021 gathered in front of Venable Hall last Saturday, May 8, with family and friends. They heard the wisdom of a ... Read more

1 month ago by Roger Watson.

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

2 months 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

3 months 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

6 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

8 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

8 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

8 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

8 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

8 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

9 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

9 months ago by Alexa Massey.

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