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From the Editor’s Desk: We can’t just ignore a parking fine problem

There has to be a balance. We can’t just ignore a problem, but the response can’t be so ...


Green Front earns Best of Virginia

For five years running, Green Front Furniture has topped the list for best home furnishings store in the ...


AARP warns of fraud network

Theft through fraud has risen exponentially over the last five years. A recent report from the Federal Trade ...


Winthrop ends Lancer’s Big South softball run

Winthrop sent 11 batters to the plate in the top of the sixth inning, scoring seven runs and ...

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High Bridge Trail, Farmville will host three ‘Adventure Series’ races

Every year, hundreds of people sign up and take part in a series of races across the Commonwealth. ...

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Cumberland County radio system project in motion, timeline set.

The contracts have been signed and work is starting on the new Cumberland County radio system. And now ...

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Farmville town council unanimously approves budget

The Town of Farmville now has a budget set for the coming fiscal year. During their Wednesday, May ...



‘Be Hampden-Sydney men’, help your world, graduates challenged

How you see the world determines how you show up in the world, David Brooks said. Speaking at ...

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Hornets Division race ends early, with Farmville resident in Top 5

Things got a little crazy Saturday night in South Boston, as for the second straight time, the Hornets ...

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Want to track storms? Weather Service needs local volunteers

Prince Edward County needs volunteers. Well, to be clear, the entire region finds itself needing extra help when ...

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Stepko named new assistant principal at Cumberland Elementary

Cumberland County Elementary has a new assistant principal. During the Thursday, May 2 meeting of the Cumberland School ...



SVCC launches new project, a Critical Environment Lab

Thanks to a donation from Microsoft, Southside Virginia Community College has a new training lab. SVCC announced this ...

Longwood's softball season


Longwood’s softball season ends in Big South tournament

Struggles in the sixth inning came back to haunt the Lancers, as Longwood’s softball season ended Saturday. Winthrop sent ...

Dunnington Mansion


A chance to buy Dunnington Mansion? Local group launches plan

Years after seeing a bid to buy the property rejected, members of the Dunnington Mansion Foundation (DMF) may ...

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Townsend: 70 years later, its critical we continue to build bridges

May 17, 2024 is the 70th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education landmark United States Supreme ...

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Cumberland Historical Society: Looking over high school yearbooks

Since graduation is right around the corner, we thought it would be a good idea to focus on ...

Cumberland Historical Society


Looking back at history

BY BARBARA GAMAGE Special to The Farmville Herald Since graduation is right around the corner, we thought it ...

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Farmville council votes on proposed meals tax penalties

The amount of the meals tax collected by the Town of Farmville isn’t changing. Neither is the percentage ...

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Devotional: Forgiveness, the essence of love

“Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and everyone who loves the ...

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Devotional: And then Jesus was gone

“And when he had said these things, as they were looking on, he was lifted up, and a ...