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Looking Our Best

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce recently awarded Sunrise Learning Center with the March “Looking Our Best” award. Sunrise Learning Center has added a new ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Church and pharmacy partner for vaccinations

Fitzgerald Baptist Church in Cumberland County recently partnered with Kim Wright and the staff of Cumberland Pharmacy to facilitate 70 COVID vaccinations in the Cumberland ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Community Pride winner

Seay Milling and Machinery Co. is the Buckingham Chamber of Commerce’s Community Pride winner for February. “We’re so grateful for their staff, inventory and always ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Cutting a latte ribbon with grande scissors

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Starbucks to Farmville and to the chamber family with a socially distanced ribbon-cutting event. Pictured are, from ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Southside Electric donates to VCBF

Joy Stump, community relations coordinator for Southside Electric Cooperative, holds a check for $3,500 along with Juanita Giles, executive director of the Virginia Children’s Book ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Winter coat drive

Members of the Kappa Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority collected coats, jackets and winter accessories with the help of the communities of ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Helping out Special Olympics

Haley Auto Mall recently donated $2,165 to Special Olympics Area 12. Pictured are, from left, Haley General Manager Christopher Call, who is presenting a check ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

State park helps Christmas Mother program

The Friends of Bear Creek Lake State Park along with park staff presented a donation of $6,821.18 and 747 toys to the Cumberland Christmas Mother ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Cleanup celebrated

Monday, Dec. 28, the Ujima: Community Cleanup was hosted in Parkview Gardens Apartment Complex. Organized by Farmville native Torian Jones, the event welcomed volunteers from ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Christmas toy drive

The Royal Jewelz Social Club of Farmville, in collaboration with the 434 Ryderz Car Club of Lynchburg, provided toys to every child who attended toy ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Chambers recognized for 30 years of service

District 6 Supervisor Joe Chambers was recognized by the Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) Monday, Dec. 14, for serving for 30 years on the Buckingham ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Making progress

The United Way of Prince Edward County has raised $24,000 toward it’s $60,000 goal, putting the second of five stars tracking their fundraising on the ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Cat rescue on Briery Hills Drive

Meherrin Volunteer Fire and Rescue came to the rescue of a cat that had gotten stranded high up in a tree at 837 Briery Hills ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Helping first responders

Haley Auto Mall recently donated $1,000 to the Farmville Volunteer Fire Department and the Prince Edward Volunteer Rescue Squad. Pictured are, from left, Brian Seimetz, ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

New administrator receives keys to county

Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors Chair Jerry Townsend, right, shakes hands with new County Administrator Doug Stanley during a recent reception in which Townsend ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Helping our neighbors

On Sunday, Nov. 15, 723 Outreach, founded by JaKeishia Randolph, with the support of other community members and organizations, was able to hand out 12 ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Students of the month

Each month during the monthly meeting, the Cumberland School Board recognizes the Students of the Month for each school. The following students were recognized at ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Kickin’ Country is looking good

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present WVHL, 92.9 Kickin’ Country with the November Looking Our Best Award. WVHL made improvements to ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Food distribution

The Farmville Police Department recently helped New Life Church of Farmville distribute Farmers to Families food boxes to local residents. From left to right are ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

A lawn of love

Farmville resident Woodfin Ligon made his own Virginia “LOVE” sign using his lawnmower. Ligon said he wanted to make the sign in honor of the ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Backyard Bass

High Bridge Trail State Park hosted a program last week called “Backyard Bass” and Ranger Clint Mooney, right, took time out to teach a Centra ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Partnership for seniors

Piedmont Senior Resources Area Agency on Aging Inc. (PSR) is partnering with the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts (LCVA) in an effort to deliver ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Boy Scouts aid library

A big “thank you” to Mason, pictured, and Hayes Lang from the Friends of the Barbara Rose Johns Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library. Mason and Hayes, ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Report.

Citizen donates to police department

This summer Patti Carey has been supporting Farmville Police Department officers by providing them with snacks to see them through their shifts and refilling the ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Report.

Community Pride Award presented

The Buckingham Chamber of Commerce recently presented Gary Cline Realty with the chamber’s Community Pride Award. Gary Cline Realty is located on U.S. Route 60 ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Report.

Officer to the rescue

While Longwood University Officer David Moss was out conducting building checks on July 10 he found a duck that was stuck in a narrow space ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Report.

Walking united

The Unity Walk in Cumberland was held Sunday, June 7. The walk began in 2016 and was dedicated this year to the memory of George ... Read more

10 months ago by Staff Report.

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