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Police respond to Buffalo Street

Over the weekend, in conjunction with Longwood University Police, the Farmville Police Department responded to reports involving a male subject seeking out student parties in ... Read more

22 hours ago by Staff Report.

Palmer named COO of Three Roads Brewing Company

Three Roads Brewing Company recently announced the addition of Dean Palmer to the team as chief operating officer. According to a press release Palmer has ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Donations sought to shelter homeless

Recently the topic of homelessness was raised at a Farmville Town Council meeting by Town Manager Scott Davis. Davis said that government workers who came ... Read more

4 days ago by Shannon Watkins.

VCBF announces 2021 virtual lineup

The Virginia Children’s Book Festival (VCBF) invites teachers and families to register for free live sessions with bestselling authors and illustrators throughout October. With a ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Virus continues to affect schools

Area schools continue to see COVID-19 cases among students and staff, with 50 new virus cases identified in local schools since last month. According to ... Read more

5 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Honoring the lost

A small crowd turned out for the Farmville VFW Post 7059’s National POW/MIA Day ceremony on Friday outside the Prince Edward County Courthouse. Led by ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

UPDATED: Council discusses refugees

The Farmville Town Council discussed the possibility of Afghan refugees at Fort Pickett in Blackstone placing a strain on the local healthcare system at a ... Read more

1 week ago by Shannon Watkins.

Businesses share location

Two local businesses, Farmville Printing and Midtown Mailboxes, can now be found at one convenient location on South Main Street. According to Matt Bright, who ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

DAR celebrates Constitution Week

On the 234th anniversary of the Constitution of the United States, Farmville Mayor David Whitus signs the proclamation that declares the week of Sept. 17 ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Council votes to go forward with River Walk

The previously shelved River Walk project is back on track, as the Farmville Town Council voted to allow Town Manager Scott Davis to apply for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shannon Watkins.

Truckers’ ‘Golden Arrow’ helps Ida victims

Long-haul driver LaQuan “School Boy” Jackson, 27, of Farmville, nicknamed with his late father’s CB handle, knows what it’s like to not have much. So ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shannon Watkins.

Man arrested for stalking

Calvin Lamont Watson, 52, of Farmville, was arrested by the Farmville Police Department and charged with misdemeanor stalking and entering property of another to interfere ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Almond to lead health district

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has announced Dr. Maria Almond, M.D., MPH is set to begin her role as the new Piedmont Health District ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Readers remember 9/11

The Farmville Herald asked people for their memories of where they were, what they were doing and what they were thinking on Sept. 11, 2001. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Silent Remembrance

Members of VFW Post 7059 and Auxiliary will conduct a “Silent Remembrance” in honor of those killed on Sept. 11, 2001. On Saturday, Sept. 11, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Public and college library systems work together

Hampden-Sydney College and Central Virginia Regional Library (CVRL) (Farmville and Buckingham) have entered into a partnership to share their catalogs, according to Central Virginia Regional ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Fundraiser to be held in honor of town pup

Humans and canines alike are invited to celebrate the life of one of Farmville’s favorite furry friends who recently crossed the rainbow bridge as part ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

119b gets a facelift

Building 119b on Main Street in Farmville is getting a facelift. The building, previously the location of Red Front Trading Company, was recently painted blue. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Town welcomes Woodson as new rec director

Thomas Woodson was introduced as the new rec director at the Tuesday, Sept. 1, Farmville Town Council work session. His first day on the job ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Shannon Watkins.

Everbridge alert system renewed

In a brief Sept. 1 work session, the Farmville Town Council voted unanimously to authorize Town Manager Scott Davis to send another three-year contract to ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Shannon Watkins.

Shogun reopening

Shogun Steakhouse is reopening its dining room on Sept. 1, according to employee Lee Beng. The dining room, one of the last to open in ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Shannon Watkins.

Juneteenth Freedom Fair celebrated

The 2021 Juneteenth Freedom Fair took place June 20 at Haynes Street Park in Farmville. Hosted by the SCDA, the event was a daylong event ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

No garbage pickup Monday

There will be no residential or business garbage pickup, no cardboard pickup and no miscellaneous/brush pickup on Monday, Sept. 6, due to the Labor Day ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

One injured in house fire

One person suffered severe burns from a structure fire at 1:17 a.m. on Aug. 26, according to a statement issued by Chief Cayden Eagles of ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Generational art exhibit opens

The Longwood Center for the Visual Arts (LCVA) held an opening for its latest installations on Friday night, “Future Planets” and “The House We Build.” ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Painting of Johns presented to museum

Artist Shklz Israel, left, and Torian Jones, right, present Cameron Patterson, director of the Robert Russa Moton Museum, with a mural of Barbara Rose Johns ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Heart of Virginia Festival canceled again

By Shannon Watkins The Farmville Herald The 2021 Heart of Virginia Festival, originally moved from its usual May date to Saturday, Sept. 18, has been ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

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