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Grieving during holidays

Q: After losing a loved one, the holidays are a difficult time. How can I get through this time? While the holidays can create stress for ... Read more

3 years ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

Tru Hilton makes progress

Q: What’s the progress on the hotel being built along South Main Street? When will it open? The Tru Hilton Hotel, currently under construction at ... Read more

3 years ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

Town sees traffic changes

Why is there a new stoplight at the intersection of St. George and Third Street? What is the data behind recent speed limit changes throughout ... Read more

3 years ago by Morgan White.

A help in serving warrants

Q: What is a sealed indictment? There were 17 sealed indictments that issued capiases — which is a writ ordering the arrest of a named ... Read more

3 years ago by Morgan White.

New machines in place for voting

Q: Why did Prince Edward County purchase new voting machines? What will be different about the new machines when we vote next month? Voters in ... Read more

3 years ago by Morgan White.

Sandy River boat ramp closes

Q: Why is the boat ramp closing at Sandy River Reservoir? How long will it be closed? The boat ramp at Sandy River Reservoir will ... Read more

3 years ago by Morgan White.

Adventure debuts commercials

Q: What’s The Heart of Your Adventure and what does it have to do with “Find It In Farmville?” The Heart of Your Adventure (THOYA) ... Read more

3 years ago by Morgan White.

Intersection hearing is Oct. 18

Q: Will a public hearing be held before the Farmville Town Council makes a decision regarding the intersection improvements at Oak, High and Griffin? Members ... Read more

3 years ago by Jordan Miles.

YMCA closed for roof repairs

Q: Why is the YMCA closing for a week this month? Are repairs being made to the building? If so, what repairs? The Southside Family ... Read more

3 years ago by Morgan White.

Work planned for Route 307

Q: How many injuries and fatalities have there been on Route 307 in Prince Edward County? Since 2010 there have been 43 accidents on Route ... Read more

3 years ago by Morgan White.

Zoning a ‘powerful’ tool for localities

Q: What is zoning? How does it work, and how do governments and people use it? What’s the purpose of it? Permitted by actions of ... Read more

3 years ago by Jordan Miles.

Restaurant work could start soon

Q: I still see the “For Lease” sign on the property at the vacant Huddle House. Is it still going to be reopened? Though its ... Read more

3 years ago by Jordan Miles.

Opioid use below average

Q: What substance use services are being provided by Crossroads Community Services Board as the state experiences an opioid epidemic? The rates of opioid addiction ... Read more

3 years ago by Morgan White.

Goodwill set to reopen next month

Q: Why has the Goodwill store on South Main Street been closed? Will it reopen? The Goodwill store located at 1425-A on South Main St. ... Read more

3 years ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

Grocery store in discussion

Q: What’s the town doing to attract a new grocery store to Farmville? It seems like we keep getting new restaurants, but no new grocery ... Read more

3 years ago by Jordan Miles.

New restaurant could hire 20

A gourmet pizza restaurant is set to open in the location of the former Quiznos in the Sunchase Farmville Shoppes at 237 Sunchase Blvd. between ... Read more

3 years ago by Morgan White.

You asked: Smoke is from a controlled burn

A controlled burn at the Prince Edward and Charlotte county line is causing a haze — both of smoke across the region and in residents’ minds ... Read more

3 years ago by Jordan Miles.

Project on South Main will see delayed start

Q: When is widening of South Main Street at Milnwood Road going to begin? A project that would increase safety and ease of travel at ... Read more

3 years ago by Jordan Miles.

Weyanoke renovation continues

Q: I know the Hotel Weyanoke is being renovated, but what’s going on with the excavation work in front of the building along High Street? ... Read more

3 years ago by Morgan White.

Candidates yet to file for school board

Q: Has anyone filed to run for school board in Prince Edward County? When is the filing deadline? No one has filed to run in ... Read more

3 years ago by Morgan White.

Measuring fiscal stress

Q: With the financial struggle Petersburg is going through, how do our counties and town governments fare when it comes to debt and reserve balances? ... Read more

3 years ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

Shippee offers project updates

Q: What’s the latest on the two Smart Scale projects in Buckingham pertaining to the two intersections on Routes 15 and 60? Two Smart Scale ... Read more

3 years ago by Jordan Miles.

Volunteers come with legal implications

Q: Does Prince Edward County have a volunteer-involved adoption program at its animal pound? Emily DeMasi, a Longwood University senior, says she has spent the ... Read more

3 years ago by Morgan White.

Landowner seeking retail interest

Q: What’s going on at the intersection of South Main Street and Spring Valley Road with the clearing of that property? Is a new business ... Read more

3 years ago by Morgan White.

Bible removal decision was corporate

Q: Why did Hampton Inn remove the Bibles from its rooms? Farmville’s Hampton Inn — along with other Hilton-owned hotels through the U.S. — has ... Read more

3 years ago by Morgan White.

Johns Memorial roof undergoing repairs

Q: What’s going on with the construction work at Johns Memorial Episcopal Church on High Street? Johns Memorial Episcopal Church in Farmville is seeing work ... Read more

3 years ago by Brian Klingenfus.

You asked: Developer position remains vacant

  Q: What’s the latest on Prince Edward County hiring an economic development specialist? The open economic development specialist position in Prince Edward — one ... Read more

3 years ago by Morgan White.

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