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Road work planned

Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. Items in italics contain new/updated information. For ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Grand Ole Opry veteran Mosley to preform

A free concert by singer, songwriter and storyteller Daryl Mosley will be held on Sunday, Oct. 24, at 11 a.m. at Glenn Memorial Baptist Church, ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Friends of Twin Lakes seeks volunteers

Would you like to enjoy the autumn outdoors while helping make the outdoors a little better? You can: Friends of the Twin Lakes State Park ... Read more

4 days ago by Shannon Watkins.

Emergency authorization sought for COVID pill

The health district and local hospitals are seeing some very encouraging numbers surrounding COVID-19 cases just as the news comes that an antiviral pill for ... Read more

4 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Comprehensive renovation recommended for elementary school

The Prince Edward County School Board voted to send a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors to give the elementary school a comprehensive renovation. The ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Joint meeting offered four options for elementary school

Stephen Halsey of Moseley Architects in Richmond presented four options for the Prince Edward County Elementary School project on Tuesday, Sept. 29. The presentation was ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shannon Watkins.

Crossroads audit results released

After being presented with the findings of Phase 1 of the Crossroads Community Services Board (CCSB) forensic audit, the CCSB Board of Directors has approved ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

COVID deaths increasing locally

The Piedmont Health District finally appears to be following some statewide trends in lower COVID-19 cases this week, but deaths in the area continue to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Mossler named 2021 Christmas Mother

Kerry Mossler has been named Christmas Mother of 2021 by the Prince Edward Christmas Mother (PECM) organization. “I found out late Friday afternoon that I ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shannon Watkins.

Area employers comply with vaccination mandate

Some of the area’s largest employers are already complying with the proposed COVID vaccine mandate, a joint project between the Occupational Safety and Health Administration ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shannon Watkins.

VAU Memorial Flag to be displayed at courthouse

The Global War on Terror (GWOT) Fallen Heroes Memorial will soon be on display at the Prince Edward County courthouse Oct. 6-8. A product of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

CEP Solar open house

Commonwealth Energy Partners Solar (CEP Solar), which is going through an application process to build a facility in Prince Edward County, held an open house ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

State COVID cases down this week

As the rate of COVID-19 cases continues to drop statewide, the Piedmont Health District is still seeing its virus numbers rise. From Monday, Sept. 20, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Board votes to fund broadband project

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to use $2,153,500 of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding as a match for a Virginia ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Shannon Watkins.

Planning Commission approves CIP, possible new elementary school

A Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), including an option to renovate or replace the current Prince Edward County Elementary School, was approved Tuesday night by the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Shannon Watkins.

A Capital Improvement Plan breakdown

The Prince Edward County Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) has 14 possible projects listed. The following is a guide to all of them. The county’s Planning ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Shannon Watkins.

Virus continues to affect schools

Area schools continue to see COVID-19 cases among students and staff, with 50 new virus cases identified in local schools since last month. According to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

County COVID cases double

While COVID-19 cases appear to be beginning to stabilize across the commonwealth, cases are continuing to rise in the Piedmont Health District, especially in Prince ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Dumminger runs for school board

Dr. James Dumminger will be running a write-in campaign as the incumbent for the District 701 Prince Edward County School Board seat. He has been ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

County announces promotions

Prince Edward County has named Cheryl Stimpson as its new Director of Finance and Crystal Baker as the County’s Finance Manager, effective Sept. 15. “We ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

‘Life is like a box of chocolates’

Rodney Ferguson, a financier with ties to Prince Edward County, is moving here from Missouri. He and his wife, Kathy, are bringing a little bit ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Shannon Watkins.

Deputy involved in crash

On Saturday afternoon just before 3:30 p.m., a Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Deputy was involved in a single vehicle crash in the eastbound lane of ... Read more

1 month ago by Shannon Watkins.

Boat rescued from Briery Lake

Meherrin Volunteer Fire and Rescue (MVFR) crew members responded Thursday night, Sept. 9, to a report of an individual whose boat was stuck on a ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Almond to lead health district

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has announced Dr. Maria Almond, M.D., MPH is set to begin her role as the new Piedmont Health District ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

106 COVID patients in hospitals

COVID-19 cases are fluctuating across the commonwealth as officials work to increase testing access in the health district. New daily cases of the coronavirus in ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

A citizen’s guide to early voting in 2021

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 2, but early voting is available starting Friday, Sept. 17. Tuesday, Oct. 12, is the deadline to register to vote, ... Read more

1 month ago by Shannon Watkins.

Teachers recall 9/11 experiences

There are well-known pictures of then-President George W. Bush receiving the news that the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, had just occurred. What’s notable ... Read more

1 month ago by Shannon Watkins.

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