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Latest Town Of Farmville

Water outage could have been much worse

Despite some concerns about the town’s emergency notification system, a feeling of relief exuded from Farmville’s leaders following the recent water crisis as they realized ... Read more

4 days ago by Roger Watson.

Farmville receives Main Street accreditation

Farmville Downtown Partnership (FDP) has been designated as an accredited Main Street program. Each year, Main Street America and its partners announce the list of ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

North Street issue sent back to committee

Farmville’s Town Council decided to look at other options for North Street after hearing from a resident and business owner about the proposal to change ... Read more

6 days ago by Roger Watson.

Stars under the Stars returns this summer

Grab your popcorn and unfold your lawn chair because Stars Under the Stars is back for its 2021 season. Since its inception in 1998, the ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Boil advisory rescinded; water is safe to drink

The boil advisory for the Town of Farmville water system has been rescinded. Town officials put out a press release Wednesday morning saying all mandatory ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Bottled water available today

Town of Farmville water customers who need bottled water can pick up a free case during a drive-through water distribution today from 5 to 7 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Water is flowing again

Water is flowing again through Farmville’s water system to the town water customers following a morning outage that drained the town’s water reserves and left ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Town reports water leak has been found

Town of Farmville officials recently provided an update that the source of the leak that has drained the town’s water system has been found and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Farmville experiencing major water service disruptions

Town of Farmville residents are experiencing major water service disruptions this morning. A Facebook post from Mayor David Whitus said public works officials were out ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Second shooting suspect arrested

The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force and the Buckingham County Sheriff’s Office arrested Tashon Lamont Brown Friday, May 28, in connection with a May 1 ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

‘Food Lion To Go’ coming soon

The Farmville Food Lion is set to begin offering grocery pickup options. Shoppers received a hint of what’s to come after four “Food Lion To ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Farmville man injured in chase

A Farmville man sustained serious injuries following a high-speed chase in Buckingham County Wednesday, May 26. Walshawn T. Brown, 23, of Farmville, was ejected from ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Dust off your swim trunks: the pool is open

The COVID-19 pandemic robbed the community of any sense of normalcy over the last year, including that crisp, refreshing sensation of jumping into a pool ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Party bikes could roll in July

After approval by Farmville’s Town Council Wednesday, May 19, party bikes could be rolling through the streets of Farmville in July. The Town Council approved ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

New coffee shop offers premium coffee in a cozy atmosphere

Dustin Meadows, 34, of Farmville, says some of his most profound and enjoyable moments have occurred over a cup of coffee. So when the young ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Church groups bring a blessing to Chase City family

It was October of 2018 when Hurricane Michael pushed its way through the area, downing trees and leaving many without power. The brutal storm caused ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Suspect in Farmville shooting arrested

The Petersburg Police Department has arrested Shawn Rasheen Jones, 28, of Farmville, in connection with a Saturday, May 1, shooting incident on South Virginia Street. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Smithson working as an intern for Oliver & Eggleston

Donte’ Carnell Smithson is serving as a funeral service intern for the Oliver & Eggleston Funeral Establishment. Being in the funeral industry for two years, ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

‘Young eagles’ take flight

Local children flew up, up and away Saturday, May 15, at the Farmville Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 1202’s first Young Eagles Rally of 2021.  ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Town’s relationship with ICE facility questioned

Despite the town’s first property tax increase in 35 years being on the agenda, it was Farmville’s relationship with the local U.S. Immigrations and Customs ... Read more

1 month ago by Roger Watson.

Council makes move to relocate Confederate statue

Eleven months after hastily removing the bronze soldier from atop the Confederate statue on High Street, Farmville’s Town Council took a step toward deciding what ... Read more

1 month ago by Roger Watson.

Police honor deceased officers

Farmville Police officers joined together throughout the week to honor their own. Officers visited the graves of deceased officers stemming back to Chief Leslie Fogus ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

High Bridge to reopen Wednesday

After a 4-month closure for redecking and preventive maintenance, High Bridge Trail State Park will officially reopen the bridge at dawn, Wednesday, May 19. All ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Brock Center to begin construction soon

A new events facility with the potential to transform both the Longwood University campus and the community will begin to rise from the old tennis ... Read more

1 month ago by Roger Watson.

Chief Ellington talks training and recruiting

When Farmville Police Chief Andy Ellington looks at the video of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin with his knee of the neck of George Floyd ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Pipeline attack causes gas shortage, state of emergency

Some area gas stations are running out of fuel after a ransomware attack to the Colonial Pipeline system led to gas shortages across the commonwealth ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Council to tackle North Street congestion

In an effort to solve a downtown traffic congestion problem, the Farmville Town Council is considering making part of North Street one way. Mayor David ... Read more

1 month ago by Roger Watson.

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