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YakAttack now manufacturing PPE

A Farmville business has joined the nationwide effort to supply personal protective equipment (PPE) to healthcare workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic.  YakAttack, a local company ... Read more

1 day ago by Alexa Massey.

Farmville arrest report

March 25 • Roblero Ortiz, 28 of Culpeper, warrant service. March 27 • Miguel Ramos, 40 of Sterling, warrant service. March 28 • Victor Salas, 30 of Shipman, ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Visitation and volunteering at Virginia DOC facilities suspended

In an effort to keep the new coronavirus from reaching the state’s correctional facilities, the Virginia DOC has announced that volunteers will not be allowed ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Families connect with technology

The Woodland Inc. is bringing video conferencing service to residents through its “Connect The Woodland” program. The program was started to help residents stay in ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Centra: We have enough beds

Centra shared some encouraging and informative details on the potential peak number of COVID-19 cases in Virginia during a live video press conference Tuesday, March ... Read more

2 days ago by Titus Mohler.

Citizens work together to make masks

A Facebook group started just a few weeks ago with only two people has now grown to more than 100 citizens who have joined together ... Read more

3 days ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

A prayer for the Town of Farmville

Someone recently applied new paint to the Third Street side of the Doyne Building in conjunction with the remnants of the “America’s First Two-College Town” ... Read more

3 days ago by Titus Mohler.

United Way offers aid amid postponements

The United Way of Prince Edward County has postponed its third annual Great Farmville Duck Derby, but the fundraising effort where people can pay to ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Green Front closes for two weeks

Green Front Furniture has been added to the expansive list of businesses forced to temporarily close due to efforts to stem the spread of the ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

Hot dog giveaway was a success

Community over Crisis was formed less than a year ago to help people in the community during times just like this. Though most of their ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

Farmville arrest report

March 1 • Cole Motel, 25 of Cumberland, charged with public swearing or intoxication. • Kali Trent, 38 of Farmville, charged with abduction by force, ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Absentee voting in May 5 Farmville election encouraged

With the Town of Farmville general election for town council set for May 5, Lynette Wright, director of elections for Prince Edward County, is encouraging ... Read more

1 week ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Businesses close or cope with regulations

Businesses in Farmville were already significantly affected by state regulations put in place to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus. Virginia Gov. Ralph S. ... Read more

1 week ago by Titus Mohler.

Acreage survey projects crop production increase in 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) can’t predict the future, but it can make an educated guess with data from prospective planting surveys submitted by ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Safety first at STEPS

In light of these extraordinary times facing our communities with the COVID-19 virus, STEPS Head Start and Early Head Start Centers are following the governor’s ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Heart of VA Festival canceled

Officials with the Heart of Virginia Festival Board announced Friday, March 20, that this year’s festival, scheduled for May 2, has been canceled due to ... Read more

1 week ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Second Longwood student tests positive for COVID-19

A second Longwood University student has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.  Matthew McWilliams, assistant vice president of communication for Longwood University, said the Virginia ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

VHSL spring sports season canceled

All Virginia High School League (VHSL) spring sports and activities are canceled due to Virginia Gov. Ralph S. Northam’s declaration that public schools in the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Lack of students hits economy hard

In a span of less than two weeks, Farmville has gone from being a two-college town to a no-college town in an effort to limit ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Hampden-Sydney shifts to remote instruction for rest of spring

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) President Dr. Larry Stimpert announced in a Friday, March 20, letter to the college’s community that starting Monday, March 23, the remainder ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Units respond to KFC fire Friday night

Several different fire departments were on scene at the Farmville Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) restaurant late Friday night, March 20, after responding to a call ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

ODAC cancels remainder of spring sports season

The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) announced Friday afternoon, March 20, that it had made the decision to cancel the remainder of the 2019-20 conference ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Town closes administrative buildings

The Town of Farmville has closed its administrative buildings to the public. A press release from the town said departments will be staffed by employees ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Virginia Coronavirus Fraud Task Force created

Federal and state officials have launched a team to protect citizens from fraud in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.  According to a Department of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Reynolds named head of school

Fuqua School has named Chance Reynolds as its new head of school. He will begin his duties July 1. Reynolds, who has spent the last ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

FACES and PSR partner together

Two local nonprofits are teaming up to help provide nutritious meals to the area’s most vulnerable during the coronavirus pandemic. The Farmville Area Community Emergency ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Nonprofit COVID-19 resource website created

A Tuesday, March 17, teleconference between the area’s nonprofits has resulted in the creation of a new website called FarmvilleCares.org that will centralize resources for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

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