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Free COVID test kits available

The Central Virginia Regional Library (CVRL) is handing out free COVID-19 test kits at their public libraries in Dillwyn and Farmville.  The Virginia Department of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Animal control amendment passed

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 Tuesday, Nov. 9, to amend the county’s Animal Control Ordinance to ban at-large poultry. November marked the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

‘Drag all of us out’

Mask issue halts School Board meeting Buckingham County’s newly-passed medical freedom resolution recently came into question following the shutdown of a county School Board meeting ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Social clubs visit LCVA

Two local social groups for young boys and girls, the Fresh Boyz Club and the Social Butterflies, gathered at the Longwood Center for the Visual ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Road work planned

Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. Items in italics contain new/updated information. For ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Leadership changes come to BCPS

Some leadership changes are coming to Buckingham County Public Schools (BCPS) after the School Board appointed a new member and hired an interim superintendent. During ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Commodity prices announced

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Nov. 12: In Virginia state graded feeder cattle uneven, ranging 7.00 lower to 7.00 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Forestry removed from Land Use Program

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors has unanimously voted to remove forestry from the county’s Land Use Program, increasing taxes for residents who currently receive ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Walk for Education held

On Friday, Oct. 1, the Cumberland County Public Schools Foundation, Inc. held its 20th Annual Walk for Education where students, teachers, administrators, foundation board members ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Veterans Day service held

On a picture-perfect fall day, Fuqua School hosted a Veterans Day service to thank, appreciate and remember military veterans. The event was held at Crute ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Crews respond to school bus collision

Numerous first responders were on scene Thursday, Nov. 12, after one Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) bus rear-ended another in front of the elementary ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Vaccination efforts continue

As areas in the U.S. are beginning to see rises in COVID-19 cases, the Piedmont Health District is celebrating several successful vaccination events as the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Indoor programs offered

The Farmville Recreation Department has started indoor programs, just in time for the cold weather. Enjoy free indoor walking in a temperature-controlled environment at the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Adopt an Esh Angel

An angel “tree” has been set up at Amish Originals on Main Street in Farmville for the Esh family. The eight children, ranging in age ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Family injured by drunk driver

A GoFundMe page has been set up to raise funds for a local couple and their new baby who were badly injured over the weekend ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Fall clean up sees 180 bags collected

The Buckingham County Anti-Litter Task Force recently celebrated another successful roadside clean up, one that netted 180 bags of litter being collected. “We are so ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Raiders to compete in championships

The JROTC Raider Teams, male and CoEd divisions, won the 4th Brigade Best of the Best Raider Qualifier held at Riverside High School in Belle, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Gilliam bags first bear

Luke Gilliam, 13, of Buckingham County, started his hunting season off this year with an exciting kill. While deer hunting with his dad, a bear ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Women gain confidence in cattle handling

Confidence, capability and empowerment were just a few takeaways for the 50 women who participated in a special cattle handling event at the Buckingham Agriculture ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Commodity prices

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Nov. 5: In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle mostly steady to 4.00 higher with ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Toys for Tots kicks off

Donations are now being accepted for this year’s Marine Toys for Tots program. Founded in 1947 by Marine Corps Reserve Major Bill Hendricks, the national ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

SUP approved for Riverstone Solar

The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors has approved a special use permit (SUP) for the 149-Megawatt (MW) Riverstone Solar project to be located in the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Community honors PECPS Staff

The Prince Edward community honored all staff at Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) on Tuesday, Oct. 26, with an outdoor surprise celebration. In an ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Golladay elected

The Grand Lodge of Virginia, on Saturday, Nov. 6, during its 243rd Annual Communication, elected James Winfield Golladay Jr., of Stephens City, to serve as ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Tree lighting scheduled

The Town of Farmville’s Christmas tree has finally made its way to the center of Main Street Plaza. Decked out in ornaments and bows, the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Essay contest announced

Governor Ralph Northam, First Lady Pamela Northam, and the Virginia Council on Women today invited high school students who identify as female to enter the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

DMV reinforces use of caution this fall

Crisp fall weather and colorful scenic routes are an undeniable call for motorcyclists to take a ride. In light of recent roadway trends, the Virginia ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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