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Prince Edward unveils school reopening plan

Prince Edward County students can expect to attend school on alternating weeks when the new school year begins Aug. 11. In a Thursday, July 2, ... Read more

1 day ago by Alexa Massey.

Atlantic Coast Pipeline project canceled

After nearly six years of court hearings, fierce opposition from communities and billions of dollars spent, Dominion Energy and Duke Energy have officially thrown in ... Read more

2 days ago by Alexa Massey.

From an aircraft carrier to a tractor

By John Markon Virginia NRCS When the new American government was assembling its military forces at the beginning of the Revolutionary War, George Washington quickly ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Moton Museum receives $53,000 grant

The Moton Museum recently received a grant from the National Endowment for Humanities that will support the development of an online exhibition to aid in ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Citizens will see reduction in DMV fees

Prince Edward County citizens, along with other Virginia residents, will see a reduction in vehicle registration fees by $10 beginning July 1 thanks to new ... Read more

5 days ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

FSA announces nomination period for committee

Beginning June 15 and continuing through August 1, the Prince Edward/Nottoway County FSA office will be accepting nominations for candidates to be placed on the election ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Reopening schools will increase child care needs

As the majority of local schools release their reopening plans for the first academic year back after the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic, some parents ... Read more

5 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Area virus trends still looking good

Several sources have reported encouraging numbers this week in reference to the state’s coronavirus cases as the commonwealth moves into Phase 3 of Virginia Gov. ... Read more

5 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Imagine Farmville — Future of broadband

This edition of Imagine Farmville will examine the state of broadband in the area while also giving insight on ways it can be improved and ... Read more

6 days ago by Titus Mohler.

P.E. schools reopening plan announcement scheduled

Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) has announced a 2020-2021 Back to School Virtual Plan Release scheduled for Thursday, July 2. On 1 p.m. Thursday ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Registrar’s office receives funding

The Virginia Department of Elections is distributing $9 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding, and Prince Edward County will receive ... Read more

7 days ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

New law designed to protect dogs

Often a tethered dog is a forgotten dog. Beginning this Wednesday, July 1, Virginia law prohibits the tethering of dogs outside during extreme weather. The ... Read more

7 days ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Fewer bombs bursting in air

The health concerns and economic impact of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic have meant the majority of the area’s traditional Fourth of July fireworks celebrations have ... Read more

7 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Imagine Farmville — Future of transportation

By Emily Hollingsworth Special to The Farmville Herald In this edition of Imagine Farmville, The Herald looks at the current state of transportation in the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

Prince Edward County property transfers

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

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Grants coming for small businesses

The industrial development authorities (IDA) for the Town of Farmville and Prince Edward County will be distributing a total of $20,000 — $10,000 from each ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Virginia still on the downtrend as Phase 3 approaches

The Piedmont Health District was listed by The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) Wednesday, June 24, as having a total positive coronavirus case count of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Administrator interviews to begin soon

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors’ Personnel Committee will soon begin interviewing candidates for the county administrator position. The board voted in April not ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Area virus case rates plummeting

Although Virginia Department of Health’s (VDH) website shows what at a glance seems like a dramatic increase in novel coronavirus cases for Buckingham County in ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Absentee ballots abundant for June 23 primary

Virginia’s June primary elections are almost here, and the effects of the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic may make the level of absentee ballot voting this ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Governor declares Juneteenth a state holiday

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced his intention to mark Juneteenth (June 19) a permanent paid state holiday during his Tuesday, June 16, press conference. A ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Local champion for veterans killed in crash

An 80-year-old Prospect man was killed Tuesday morning, June 16, in a single-vehicle crash on Prince Edward Highway. According to information from the Virginia State ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Local coronavirus case totals showing significant improvement

Although Virginia Department of Health’s (VDH) website shows what at a glance seems like a dramatic increase in novel coronavirus cases for Buckingham County in ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Continuing claims fall for first time since March

Continuing unemployment claims fell for the first time in three weeks in Prince Edward County for the week ending June 6, but initial claims went ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

Identity of person arrested in incident near Auto Zone revealed

The Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Office revealed the name of the Prospect man who was arrested Sunday afternoon, June 7, in connection with a reported ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

U.S. Supreme Court clears Appalachian Trail obstacle for Atlantic Coast Pipeline

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday, June 15, the U.S. Forest Service has the authority to grant the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) the ability to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Amelia County authorities looking for local man

A man believed to be a Prince Edward County resident is still at-large and wanted by the Amelia County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) as of Monday, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

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