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South Boston Speedway


Elliott builds a Top-10 operation at South Boston Speedway

Chris Elliott is no stranger to racing, but when it comes to competing in the Late Model Stock ...

Impossible Dream


Brother Max: All of this was driven by fear

Jans’ proud face crumpled; she put her hands over her eyes and began to cry. “Empty, empty!” she ...

Impossible Dream


Larry Davies: Let’s talk about an impossible dream

“Impossible Dream” is my favorite song within my favorite play: “Man of La Mancha.” The story is loosely ...

James Arieti


James Arieti declares for school board seat in Hampden District

James Arieti is the latest candidate to declare for the Prince Edward County School Board. Arieti announced this ...

Prince Edward County


Prince Edward County hires Manager of Information Technology

Prince Edward County has a new Information Technology Manager. Administrator Doug Stanley made the announcement Wednesday, saying that ...

Farmville Town Council


Farmville Town Council signs off on new budget

The nation is at a 30-year high of inflation and a recession is possibly on horizon by the ...

greater love


Devotional: Answering evil with a greater love

When last I wrote, I was in Guatemala on a mission trip, meeting friends in faith and seeing ...

New Canton Shooting


Buckingham deputies arrest suspect in New Canton shooting

NEW CANTON – One person is dead and a second is in the hospital after a shooting Wednesday ...

Buckingham County softball complex


Buckingham County softball complex gets first approval

DILLWYN – GRIT Softball Academy took another step this week toward becoming a reality. The concept for a ...

Herald Community Calendar


Herald Community Calendar for the Week of Friday, May 26, 2023

The Herald community calendar is published each Friday. Items must be submitted by 10 a.m. Monday for that ...

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Mike Wilson: Here we go, Farmville, another Gar in the boat

Well, Farmville, I guess you could say I had a way of getting myself into unusual predicaments when ...



Farmville: Garbage route changes for Memorial Day

With Monday, May 29 being Memorial Day, there will be some garbage route changes in Farmville. That means ...

electoral board


Wednesday letter has request for Buckingham, state Republicans

DILLWYN – The former interim registrar for Buckingham County says he was angry over just being fired when ...

Farmville Rotary


Rotary crowns winners at fundraising event

The Rotary Club of Farmville completed its charity bass fishing tournament on May 13. The entry fee for ...

Stars Under the Stars


Stars Under The Stars returns

For the 25th year, Stars Under The Stars returns to Farmville this summer. Started in 1997 as a ...


Wood retires from hospital board

He’s written several books, has been a familiar voice on the radio and had a byline in The ...

Celeste Mitchell


Mitchell recognized by board

Celeste Mitchell, a 12th grade student at Cumberland High School, was recognized by the Cumberland School Board at ...

Buckingham County


Why are so many cables being cut in Buckingham County?

The phone lines were down. For a period on Tuesday, May 16, the Buckingham County Sheriff’s Office had ...

Cumberland County intersection


VDOT plans changes for Cumberland County intersection

Over the last few months, residents and supervisors alike have been very vocal about concerns over the intersection ...

Cumberland High girls


Cumberland High seniors reflect as team prepares for regionals

Keep focused on the main thing. That’s been the mantra from day one for the Cumberland High Lady ...