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Prince Edward

Vaccine scholarships awarded

Ten local students have received $2,000 scholarships to encourage post-secondary continuing education as part of Prince Edward County’s vaccination scholarship program. On Monday, Aug. 16, ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Supervisors look back at tax rate decision

With the delta variant surging and the economic recovery in question, a couple members of the Prince Edward Board of Supervisors expressed a desire to ... Read more

1 month ago by Roger Watson.

COVID cases surge throughout health district

With the delta variant of COVID-19 now the dominant variant in the area, coronavirus cases are soaring in the health district as most of the ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Prince Edward to lead forensic audit of Crossroads

Frustrated by a decision from the Board of Directors of the Crossroads Community Services Board to derail a forensic audit, Prince Edward County’s Board of ... Read more

2 months ago by Roger Watson.

New state troopers hit the road

Residents of Amherst, Campbell, Halifax and Prince Edward counties and the city of Staunton were among the 40 new Virginia State Police (VSP) troopers who ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Centra re-tightens visitor restrictions

With the spread of the delta variant of the coronavirus in the region, Centra has taken the step to tighten visitation restrictions at its hospitals ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Mold remains an issue at elementary school

It’s a new school year, but the same old problems cropped up even before the first day for students began at Prince Edward Elementary School. ... Read more

2 months ago by Roger Watson.

Prince Edward School Board takes no action

The Prince Edward County School Board did not take a vote to affirm or reject the state’s guidelines on model policies on the treatment of ... Read more

2 months ago by Roger Watson.

Welcome back

Prince Edward County Public Schools held its first day of school Monday, Aug. 2. Young Eagles arrived sporting a variety of colorful face masks as ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

21-year-old killed in crash

A 21-year-old Charlotte County resident was killed in a single-vehicle crash Tuesday, Aug. 17, in Prince Edward County. According to Virginia State Police (VSP) Public ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Jones earns Gold Award

Naomi Jones received her Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouts, Sunday, July 25. For her project, she created a Junior Ranger booklet for ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

4-year-old killed in crash

A 4-year-old was killed and an adult injured Sunday morning, July 25, in a single-vehicle crash in Lunenburg County. According to a release from Virginia ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

A day in the life: county animal control

From rescuing neglected pets to wrangling loose farm animals, no two days in the life of a Prince Edward County Animal Control officer are ever ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Fire department celebrates 50 years

The Darlington Heights community gathered to celebrate 50 years of the volunteer fire department protecting the community. The Darlington Heights Volunteer Fire Department started in ... Read more

2 months ago by Roger Watson.

Delta variant has arrived

The Piedmont Health District is experiencing a new surge in COVID-19 cases as the Delta variant arrives in the area. From Monday, July 19, to ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Darlington Heights celebrates anniversary

The Darlington Heights community gathered to celebrate 50 years of the volunteer fire department protecting the community. The Darlington Heights Volunteer Fire Department started in ... Read more

2 months ago by Roger Watson.

Keysville man arrested on larceny, drug charges

A 33-year-old man wanted on charges of grand larceny and drug possession was apprehended Thursday, July 22, in Prince Edward County. According to a press ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Farmville 911 service restored

As of 2:05 p.m. Thursday, July 22, the Farmville Emergency Communications Center 911 service has been restored. The center is able to receive both landline ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Temporary emergency numbers available

The public should be aware that the commonwealth is experiencing a statewide 911 outage. Below is a list of temporary emergency numbers in order to ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

DAR to place wreaths on veterans’ graves

The Judith Randolph-Longwood Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has adopted a new project to add to the variety of ways it already ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

COVID cases on the rise again

There are still no confirmed cases of the Delta variant in the Piedmont Health District, but COVID-19 cases are on the rise locally and across ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

PECPS to have transgender students use private restrooms

Transgender students in Prince Edward County Public Schools will be required to use private restrooms until the school board approves a policy on the issue, ... Read more

2 months ago by Roger Watson.

Carrier named Centra CEO

Centra has named Amy F. Carrier to the role of president and chief executive officer (CEO), effective Tuesday, Sept. 7. “We conducted a comprehensive national ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

SVCC announces fall COVID plans

Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) will continue with a full schedule of classes for the fall semester beginning August 23. Social distancing restrictions and mask ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Supervisors modify COVID scholarship incentive

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors agreed to a couple changes in the way the county’s student vaccination incentive program is carried out. After ... Read more

3 months ago by Roger Watson.

Supervisors open meetings to public

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors took a wait-and-see approach to lifting the COVID-19 emergency authorization during its Tuesday, July 15, meeting. Concerned about ... Read more

3 months ago by Roger Watson.

Prince Edward County Property Transfers – June 2021

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

3 months ago by Staff Report.

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