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PECPS superintendent schedules address for Tuesday

Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) Superintendent Dr. Barbara Johnson will hold a Tuesday, July 28, address for school system families at 1 p.m. on ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

Testing turnaround lags

Piedmont Health District Director Dr. H. Robert Nash expressed concerns Wednesday that a statewide increase in coronavirus testing is prolonging turnaround time for data and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Campground approved by 6-2 vote

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors voted 6-2, with provisions, Tuesday, July 14, to approve a request made by Michael and Elizabeth Dowler for ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

90% of people killed in wrecks this year were not wearing a seat belt

More than 90% of fatal car crashes in the area this year have been the result of a driver or passenger not wearing a seat ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Preparing for green energy sites

Prince Edward County is now better prepared for the possibility of more solar projects coming to the area. The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously, with ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Armed robbery suspect at large

An armed suspect is at large, last seen driving toward Buckingham County in a stolen vehicle, after searching for money at The Auto Connection on ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

New county website, name for data center project coming

A new county website, a name for the data center property and $20K in economic grants were items highlighted by Prince Edward County Director of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Victim shot during robbery at The Auto Connection

An armed suspect remains at large, last seen driving toward Buckingham County in a stolen vehicle, after searching for money at The Auto Connection on ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Child care concerns rise as reopening nears

Area schools are just weeks away from reopening under staggered schedules after a spring and summer filled with concerns of how education could continue during ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Area highway work planned

Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. DISTRICT-WIDE ACTIVITIES: Crews will perform various construction/maintenance ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward board authorizes CARES fund allocation

Prince Edward County’s Board of Supervisors made decisions Tuesday, July 14, on where a significant portion of the county’s nearly $2 million in CARES Act ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

74% of Farmville ICE detainees positive for COVID

After testing all the detainees of the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) at the Immigration Centers of America (ICA) Farmville Detention Center, 74% have ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Prince Edward supervisors agree to recycle with STEPS

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday, July 14, to return the county’s recycling to STEPS Inc. after handing it to a ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Elliott and Walton awarded Moton scholarship

Jewel Elliott of Richmond, granddaughter of James Stokes and Barbara Banks, and SaRoya Tynes Walton of Farmville, granddaughter of Royal and Brenda Eanes, will both ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward Board of Supervisors to hold 8 public hearings July 14

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors will hold eight public hearings during its Tuesday, July 14, meeting. The meeting, which is accessible to the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Child dies in Prince Edward crash

A 4-year-old Charlotte Court House boy has died after a two-vehicle crash in Prince Edward County. The tragedy, according to a release from Virginia State ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

CARES Act fund allocation discussed

Prince Edward County has received $1,989,387 from the federal government as the county’s share of the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF), which was established by the ... Read more

1 month ago by Titus Mohler.

Pools closed, jump in a lake

The Town of Farmville and Fuqua School pools may be closed this summer, but notable swimming opportunities still exist at three state parks in the ... Read more

1 month ago by Titus Mohler.

Full Circle Schools to reopen Aug. 17

Full Circle Schools has announced its plan to reopen Aug. 17. In a press release distributed Wednesday, July 8, officials announced the school board had ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

STEPS decision nears for Prince Edward County board

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors will once again face the decision of whether or not to return the county’s recycling operations to STEPS ... Read more

1 month ago by Titus Mohler.

Veterans organization seeks help

Despite having financial setbacks due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Piedmont Area Veterans Council (PAVC) has continued to assist active duty service members, veterans and ... Read more

1 month ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Imagine Farmville — Future of area government

In this edition of Imagine Farmville, The Herald looks into the numerous ways the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors and the Farmville Town Council, ... Read more

1 month ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

Library expands hours

The Barbara Rose Johns Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library is expanding its operating hours as Virginia moves into Phase 3 of reopening. Meanwhile, the new Buckingham ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

COVID cases at Farmville ICE center nearly double

Reported coronavirus cases jumped significantly in Prince Edward County this week after Virginia entered Phase 3 of its reopening process, with Farmville’s Immigration Centers of ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Internal review finds no fault

An internal review by the Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Office found no fault in the job performance of one of its deputies who responded to ... Read more

1 month ago by Titus Mohler.

Goal: data center in two years

Prince Edward County is making progress on its journey to fully marketing the land it purchased in May for the purpose of attracting data centers ... Read more

1 month ago by Titus Mohler.

More cases diagnosed at PRJ; deaths rise in Prince Edward

After having been apparently free of the novel coronavirus since June 1, Piedmont Regional Jail (PRJ) had 12 positive cases, two inconclusive and two positive ... Read more

1 month ago by Titus Mohler.

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