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Parking meters return to service on Main St.

The days of parking free on Main Street in Farmville came to an abrupt end during the Wednesday, Aug. 12 town council meeting. The council ... Read more

6 mins ago by Roger Watson.

What if a contact tracer calls me?

As the commonwealth continues to navigate the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the possibility of receiving a call from a contact tracer leaves residents with many questions ... Read more

1 day ago by Alexa Massey.

Centra relaxes visitation policy

For the first time since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, Centra will allow one visitor to accompany a patient into Centra facilities. ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

SVCC set to begin fall term

Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) will resume classes for its fall semester Aug. 24, but like most colleges and universities, things will be different. SVCC ... Read more

1 day ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

ICA Farmville COVID victim identified

New details have emerged regarding an Immigration Centers of America (ICA) Farmville detainee who died from COVID-19 Wednesday, Aug. 5. News of the death was ... Read more

3 days ago by Alexa Massey.

ICE detainee dies from COVID-19

This article has been updated and new information is now available. To view the latest article, click here.  An Immigration Centers of America (ICA) Farmville ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Confederate Cemetery could be statue’s new location

The Farmville Town Council will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, to determine what should be done with the Confederate statue ... Read more

6 days ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Most new virus cases in district are from Prince Edward

The Piedmont Health District saw 131 new coronavirus cases this week according to data obtained from the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), with approximately 75% ... Read more

7 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Birthing new life in a pandemic

Being a new parent means anticipating and preparing for the unexpected, but for young, expecting first-time moms, a global health crisis wasn’t a part of ... Read more

7 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Chamber to manage Farmville Downtown Partnership

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Farmville Downtown Partnership (FDP) announced Tuesday, Aug. 4, they will be joining forces. The chamber signed an ... Read more

7 days ago by Titus Mohler.

Warner and Kaine ask for Trump’s help with ICA Farmville

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner (D-VA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) have sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking for help in addressing the situation at ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

Fowl weather

The ducks at Wilck’s Lake were some of the only Farmville residents happy to see more rain Monday, Aug. 3. The area is expected to ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

High Bridge expands to Pamplin

The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) purchased 30 acres in Pamplin from Norfolk Southern Railroad to be added to High Bridge Trail State ... Read more

1 week ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Grant money helps 18 small businesses with payroll, rent

Eighteen area businesses were recently the beneficiaries of a total of $20,000 in grant money from the Town of Farmville and Prince Edward County. In ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Davis to retire from Piedmont Regional Jail

Piedmont Regional Jail (PRJ) Superintendent Jim Davis has retired several times, but he believes the latest retirement, set to go into effect Aug. 1, will ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Unemployment compensation expires

Unemployed recipients receiving the weekly $600 additional compensation from the federal government’s coronavirus relief program may see those funds come to an end, or be ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

High Bridge Trail expands to Pamplin

The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation purchased 30 acres in Pamplin from Norfolk Southern Railroad to be added to High Bridge Trail State Park. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Piedmont Health District COVID cases increase by 80%

School superintendents throughout the region have made the case to move to online instruction only at the beginning of the school year, saying coronavirus cases ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

New businesses share 2020 with pandemic

For most small businesses, the first year of operation is already packed with trials and tribulations. For a business having to overcome an economy-slowing pandemic ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

The Woodland named ‘exemplary facility’

The Woodland, Inc, including its nursing and assisted living facilities, recently underwent an Infection Prevention and Control Assessment (IPCA) and was found to be an ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Chamber awarded tourism grant

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce has received $1,800 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) DMO WanderLove Recovery Grant Program, a new grant made available ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Citizens can buy a tree for the town

The Town of Farmville, in partnership with Tree City USA, has introduced a new tree program called “Branch Out in Farmville.” This program offers community ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

James River program provides a buffer

The James River Buffer Program is restoring and protecting the area’s creeks and riverside one seedling at a time, and area landowners can help by ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Prince Edward schools go online-only for first 9 weeks

Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) will conduct its first nine weeks of classes remotely. The decision was announced by PECPS Superintendent Dr. Barbara Johnson ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Starbucks remains on schedule for fall opening

A third Starbucks and the first free-standing version with a drive thru in Farmville is on track to open this fall. Asset and Project Manager ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Prince Edward and Farmville IDAs give grants to 18 businesses

The Town of Farmville Industrial Development Authority (IDA) and the Prince Edward County IDA awarded grants to 18 small businesses in the area that were ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

New apartments give view of town

The iconic Doyne Building located in downtown Farmville at the intersection of West Third and Main streets that was once adorned by a mural highlighting ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

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