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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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 years ago by Morgan White.

Closure based on ‘customer behavior’

Q: Why did the Wells Fargo on West Third Street drive-through close? The Wells Fargo bank’s drive-through, located at the corner of North Street and ... Read more

4 years ago by Morgan White.

STEPS handles town’s recycling

Q: I have a question about Farmville’s recycling program … I’m concerned about what happens to the bags after pick-up. Who is separating these items? ... Read more

4 years ago by Jordan Miles.

Buffalo Wild Wings reopens

Why was Buffalo Wild Wings closed last week? By Brian Klingenfus The Farmville Herald Buffalo Wild Wings — located at 1403 S. Main St. in ... Read more

4 years ago by Brian Klingenfus.

‘Lottery for Localities’ initiative stalls

What’s the status of the “Lottery for Localities” initiative in the Virginia General Assembly? By Anna Bultrowicz Special to The Farmville Herald “Lottery for Localities” ... Read more

4 years ago by Staff Report.

Lack of ridership drove bus stop closure

What happened to the Greyhound bus stop in Farmville? Is anything being done to re-establish one? Officials in Prince Edward and Farmville are uniting to ... Read more

5 years ago by Jordan Miles.

Crime rankings ‘ignore the uniqueness of each locale’

How does “AreaVibes” come up with its crime ranking of B- for Farmville? What factors does it use? Is Farmville a safe place to live? ... Read more

5 years ago by Martin L. Cahn.

Projects could be finished by 2018

What are the buildings being erected on Longwood’s main campus? Longwood University’s newest projects are in the midst of construction and will near completion within ... Read more

5 years ago by Carson Reeher.

Road will see repairs in the spring

Why did the Virginia Department of Transportation apply asphalt on parts of Route 602 in Buckingham between Route 56 and Howardsville, making the road very ... Read more

5 years ago by Jordan Miles.

Soil test taken before purchase

Was soil testing conducted on the former Buffalo Shook property prior to Longwood University Purchasing it for future use as a baseball field? Environmental testing ... Read more

5 years ago by Carson Reeher.

Cabin was in ‘disrepair’

Why was the small log cabin at the intersection of West Third and Oak Streets demolished? A Farmville landmark was recently razed, leading inquiring minds ... Read more

5 years ago by Jordan Miles.

Traffic study after Jan. 1

Q: Will the town of Farmville help the Crestview subdivision by purchasing a home between Shorter Funeral Home and the new hotel? The Virginia Department of ... Read more

5 years ago by Martin L. Cahn.

Special election could come soon

When will we vote to choose who will succeed Sen. Tom Garrett, who won the congressional seat on Nov. 8? A specific date has not ... Read more

5 years ago by Jordan Miles.

Crosswalks controlled by town

Who has the right of way at a pedestrian crosswalk in Farmville? A week ago, a man struck a male pedestrian at the intersection of ... Read more

5 years ago by Martin L. Cahn.

Students polled at the polls

Why were there so many students outside of the Farmville Volunteer Fire Department polling site during voting last Tuesday? College students present at polling sites ... Read more

5 years ago by Carson Reeher.

VDOT, town sets speed limits

Q: What is the speed limit on West Third Street near the U.S. 15/U.S. 460 interchange? From the center of Farmville at the intersection of ... Read more

5 years ago by Martin L. Cahn.

County lacks E911 markers

A disagreement several years ago among county supervisors in Cumberland resulted in residents and business owners not having E911 address markers like other neighboring counties. ... Read more

5 years ago by Jordan Miles.

Speed limit won’t change

Citing state laws, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) recently denied a request by the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors to lower the speed ... Read more

5 years ago by Carson Reeher.

You asked: New Schewels breaks ground

Q: What is being built behind the Dollar Tree off Peery Drive? It doesn’t seem to have a big footprint. There are no signs saying ... Read more

5 years ago by Jordan Miles.

Essay contest still open

Q: What is the status of the Newstead Farm essay contest? The Newstead Farm essay contest is still accepting applicants, according to homeowner Carol Carper. ... Read more

5 years ago by Carson Reeher.

You asked: Updates under consideration

What progress has been made in the long-running effort to update Dillwyn’s charter? Updates on the town of Dillwyn’s charter have yet to be finalized, ... Read more

5 years ago by Carson Reeher.

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