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Dowdy honored with 2019 Financial Representative of the Year award

Charles “Chuck” H. Dowdy III, financial representative, was recently honored by Northwestern Mutual Insurance and John Vander Hyde, managing partner for Virginia, with the 2019 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Spelling bee winners recognized

At the meeting of the Cumberland School Board held March 5, members of the board recognized the winners of the Cumberland Spelling Bee. Winners included ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Staff holds chili cookoff at PECMS

Prince Edward County Middle School (PECMS) Nurse Elizabeth Saunders, the chair of the middle school’s hospitality committee, and her team have gone above and beyond ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

United Way places third of five stars

Having raised nearly $48,000, the board of directors for the United Way of Prince Edward County put the third of five stars up tracking fundraising ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Red Door 104 receives Chambers Looking Our Best Award

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Red Door 104 is the recipient of the February 2020 Looking Our Best award. ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Southside Y’s member of the month

Margaret Richard has been a member with the Southside Virginia Family YMCA for almost 20 years. She is described as a kind and gracious member, ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Chamber gives back

The Farmville Chamber of Commerce recently presented the Southside Center for Violence Prevention, an agency of Madeline’s House & SAVE, with a check for $1,500. ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Moose Lodge makes donation

Farmville Moose Lodge 968 donated $1,500 to the Farmville Police Department recently. According to the Farmville Police Department, the donation will be used for community ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

AKA Sorority presents honors

The Kappa Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) Sorority, Incorporated® presented its annual “Local Citizen of the Year Award” to JoAnn Vaughan for ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

School board members take oath of office

On Thursday, Dec. 19, at 6 p.m., at the Cumberland Courthouse, the Oath of Office was administered to members of the Cumberland County School Board. ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Dillwyn Primary receives donation

Keystone Lodge 188 in Buckingham donated 193 pairs of gloves and hats to Dillwyn Primary school. Pictured are, from left, Irvin Mosley, Abraham Kimbrough, Ronald ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Holiday AR night at Prince Edward Elementary

Prince Edward County Elementary School (PECES) students recently enjoyed a Holiday Accelerated Reader (AR) night. AR is a program used for monitoring the practice of ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Rotarians give PECHS access to college

On Monday, Dec. 9, Rotarians from the Rotary Club of Farmville presented Prince Edward County High School (PECHS) with proceeds from its Rotary Runs event ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Sorority adopts garden

Members of the Kappa Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® recently adopted the butterfly garden at Ellis Acres in Dillwyn. Flowers were ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Davis GMC supports Prince Edward Christmas Mother

Davis GMC of Farmville recently made a generous donation to the Prince Edward Christmas Mother organization. The mission of the Prince Edward County Christmas Mother ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Eagles celebrate Veterans Day at PECMS

On Monday, Nov.11, Prince Edward County Middle School (PECMS) students hosted area veterans at the middle school’s annual Veterans Day Celebration. Each year the PECMS ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Academic banquet held at PECPS

Recently 55 Prince Edward County Public School (PECPS) seniors were awarded academic jackets at the annual Academic Banquet on Nov. 19. A long-standing tradition at ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Farmville Lions Club donates to PECM

The Farmville Lions Club donated $500 to the Prince Edward Christmas Mother (PECM). This $500 will bring Christmas to five children in the community. The ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Teacher appreciation

Teachers at Prince Edward County Public Schools were pleasantly surprised by a room service cart at their classroom doors, brought by Superintendent Dr. Barbara Johnson. ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Chamber and businesses support the Raiders

On Oct. 23, Sandra Moss of the Buckingham Chamber of Commerce presented a check for the amount of $250 as well as a separate donation ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Citizens Bank supports Prince Edward Christmas Mother

Rhonda Arnold, AVP and branch manager of Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Farmville South, presented a check to Jenn Kinne, right, secretary of the board ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

PECHS inducts 31 to National Honor Society

Prince Edward County High School (PECHS) inducted 32 students into the National Honor Society at an October Induction Ceremony. The National Honor Society is a ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Century High School Best of the Best Raider Qualifier

Buckingham Raiders are at home after a successful Best of the Best Raider Qualifier, held at Century High School in Sykesville, Maryland, on Oct. 19. ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Community prayer breakfast

The Moton Museum and event sponsor Centra Southside Community Hospital recently hosted its monthly community prayer breakfast. Prayer leaders included from the left, Jordan Miles, ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Garden Club helps students prepare arrangements for fair

The Buckingham Dillwyn Garden Club worked with 4-H students in Buckingham preparing wonderful floral arrangements for the 5 County Fair held in Farmville the end ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Moose Lodge supports Trucker’s Parade

The Farmville Moose Lodge #968 purchased two banners for the Trucker’s Parade Against Cancer. The parade raised over $130,000 this year (19th) in the quest ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Battle of the Brains

The Fuqua School Battle of the Brains Team composed of junior Zachary Eason, sophomore Josh Huggard, sophomore George Magnotti and sophomore Hunter Melton prevailed over ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

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