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Traditional Thanksgiving off the table for many

By India Jones Capital News Service Many Americans are grappling with ways to make one of the nation’s most celebrated holidays safe amid the coronavirus ... Read more

3 hours ago by Staff Report.

Johns gains support to replace Lee

The Virginia Commission on Historical Statues continued to work its way toward a decision as to who will join George Washington as the second statue ... Read more

1 day ago by Roger Watson.

Fire destroys Green Bay home

A Green Bay family is left without a home following a fire that destroyed their residence on Wednesday, Nov. 18. According to Meherrin Volunteer Fire ... Read more

2 days ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

County to spend $723K on access road

Prince Edward County’s efforts to create an internal access road through the Prince Edward County Business Park off Commerce Road/Route 628 are leading to a ... Read more

4 days ago by Titus Mohler.

Locals react to plans to legalize marijuana

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Monday, Nov. 16, his plans to introduce and support legislation to legalize marijuana in the commonwealth. The decision brought mixed ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

FACES receives contribution from SEC

Southside Electric Cooperative President and CEO Jeff Edwards recently presented FACES Food Pantry with a $7,500 contribution, which was matched by CoBank’s Sharing the Success ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Varner reflects on 25 years of service

Dr. Lawrence Varner was recently recognized by the Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) School Board for 25 years of service as a board member. ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

Holidays concern officials

As Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam tightens COVID-19 guidelines due to rising coronavirus cases and hospitalizations statewide, health officials are growing increasingly concerned about the surge ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

Car crashes into tree

A vehicle collided with a tree early Saturday afternoon, Nov. 14, at the intersection of Green Bay Road and Gallion Forest Road in Prince Edward ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Kayakers rescued from floodwaters

Two kayakers overturned in a flooded Farmville stream Friday morning, Nov. 13, but were rescued behind the lagoons on Doswell Street. Chuck Robertson was one ... Read more

1 week 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

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward will not have winter sports

Prince Edward County High School (PECHS) Athletics Director Rodney Kane confirmed Friday, Nov. 13, that the Eagles and Lady Eagles will not be participating in ... Read more

1 week ago by Titus Mohler.

Flood veterans say this was no big deal

While a significant amount of water washed through Farmville Thursday, Nov. 12, and Friday, Nov. 13, it was not close to matching the greatest amount ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Bridges reopen as floodwaters recede

Both the Route 15 bridge at the Buckingham County line and the Route 45 North Main Street bridge to Cumberland County have reopened, restoring normal ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

CARES funding approved in Prince Edward

The Prince Edward County CARES Act Committee’s fifth round of recommended funding allocations totaled $580,201, with significant amounts set to go to fire departments, first ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

VDOT is ready for snow

While snow has been far from the minds of most, Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews have been preparing for it. Staffing, equipment and materials ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Police chief details street closures

Farmville Police Chief Andy Ellington provided the Farmville Town Council with an update on flooding in the town Thursday, Nov. 12 at the beginning of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

Flood waters close two main bridges

Continued flooding in Farmville has caused the closure of two main bridges in the area. The Town of Farmville has closed the Highway 45 bridge ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

River Road, Second Street closed, flood warning in effect

River Road is closed today as the Appomattox River is already out of its banks with more rain expected through the day. The Farmville area ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

Crossroads to launch investigation

The Crossroads Community Services Board (CSB) voted to direct its executive committee to find an independent party to investigate any current allegations against the CSB. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

Virus cases on the rise in central Virginia

As COVID-19 cases increase in central Virginia, officials are growing excited over exceptional progress in the race to produce a coronavirus vaccine. At a Tuesday, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Patterson elected to position with Virginia Jaycees

During the board of directors meeting of the 2020 Fall Meeting of the Virginia Jaycees, Cameron Patterson was elected as the Individual Development Vice President ... Read more

2 weeks 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

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Law prohibits tethering dogs outside

Often a tethered dog is a forgotten dog, and with cold weather approaching, owners are reminded that Virginia law prohibits the tethering of dogs outside ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

McClelland recognized as Master Adviser

Donald McClelland from Prince Edward County High School, was recognized with the Master Adviser Award amongst 26 other fellow 2020 Master Adviser recipients nationwide at the Family, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Early votes boost Dems to sweep

The surge of Democrat strength in early in-person and absentee voting seen across the country played out in Prince Edward County Tuesday night, Nov. 3, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

Crash injures one, disables traffic light

A two-vehicle accident Wednesday morning, Nov. 4, in downtown Farmville led to an injury to one of the drivers and to a disabled traffic light. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

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