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Demolition continues at power station

It took less than 10 minutes. On Friday, Sept. 23, once Dominion officials pushed the button, the smokestacks ...


Trents Mill News — It’s a time for area birthdays and anniversaries

Happy birthday wishes go out this week to the following people: Patricia Woodfin of Dillwyn on Oct. 2; ...


School supplies donated

The Sandy River Branch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently held its annual school ...


Portal helps farmers with food safety

Farmers have a lot on their plates when it comes to staying informed about food safety regulations and ...

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Longwood women fall short against Gardner-Webb

FARMVILLE – The Longwood women’s soccer team couldn’t find a rhythm against a strong performance from Gardner-Webb on Wednesday ...


What would you change about transportation around Farmville?

FARMVILLE – How would you change roads in this region? Do we need more public transportation? What about ...

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Five County Fair moves forward as Hurricane Ian approaches

FARMVILLE – What impact will Hurricane Ian have on the Five County Fair? On Wednesday, the storm made ...


Walk for Life event held

The Pregnancy Support Center of Southside Virginia (PSC) held the second of its annual Walk for Life events ...


Did you know?

Women make up the greatest percentage of volunteers. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says women currently volunteer ...


Department of Health expands eligibility for monkeypox vaccine

More people are eligible to get the monkeypox vaccine in Central Virginia. On Tuesday, Sept. 27, officials from ...

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What’s changing with the Hampden-Sydney shooting range?

Hampden-Sydney College will be able to hold events at the school’s shooting range. That was the decision reached ...



Who’s running in local elections? Here’s a look at the candidates

Who’s running for office in local elections? That’s a question we’ve received several times here at The Herald ...

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Christopher Michael Rowan set for hearing in murder case

Christopher Michael Rowan returns to court this week. The 32-year-old Crewe resident will have a review hearing as ...

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High School Football Notebook: Only one unbeaten team remains

And then there was one. After Week Five of the high school football season, just one unbeaten team ...


Cumberland schools excel, Buckingham improves in accreditation report

DILLWYN – The numbers look good for schools in both Cumberland and Buckingham counties. This year’s accreditation ratings ...

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Lakeside Drive home totaled after Friday fire

FARMVILLE – One home on Farmville’s Lakeside Drive was totaled after a fire Friday morning. The Farmville Fire ...


Farmville firefighters put out Johnston Drive car fire

FARMVILLE – Members of the Farmville Fire Department were called out Friday to Johnston Drive, after reports of ...

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New Habitat for Humanity home celebrated

A  few weeks ago, Katrice cut the ribbon on her brand new home for her and her three ...

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‘It gets in your blood’ : Five County Fair turns 85

FARMVILLE – As the first day of fall quickly approaches, folks can get ready for another season of ...


Devotional — God connects through our senses: Sight

One of the amazing things about being human beings is that we have different ways of experiencing the ...