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Law Enforcement Reports

Deputies arrest suspect in Prince Edward Highway murder

PROSPECT – One man is dead and another is in jail after a shooting Monday, Aug. 15. The incident ...

Longwood soccer

College

Longwood University teams receive ESPN+ slots

FARMVILLE – As the fall semester approaches, Longwood University athletics have produced a broadcast schedule that features 22 ...

Why Green Ridge?

Cumberland

Why use Green Ridge money? Residents question Cumberland park plan

CUMBERLAND – Cumberland residents have a few questions about the county’s park plan. Mainly they want to talk ...

Church & Community

Sowing Seeds — Surfing for God

You don’t hear much about it anymore but during the 1960’s and early 70’s there was nothing cooler ...

Church & Community

Devotional — It’s a time in the middle of a time

“Wars and rumours of wars,” (Matthew 24:6); “Earthquakes in divers places, (Mark 13:8); “Men shall become lovers of ...

Church & Community

The Word — Focus on what matters most

Last week I went for a hike with my son, who recently returned from two years of missionary ...

Local

Community Band calls for musicians

Longwood University’s Wygal Hall is ringing once again on Monday nights with the tantalizing toe-tapping tunes of the ...

Lifestyles

Farm Agency makes changes

As a former rancher myself, I know the tremendous investments — in time, sweat, and thought — that ...

Lifestyles

Fundraising gala set for State Fair

Country meets glamor for a good cause at the annual Black Tie & Boots fundraising gala at 6 ...

Farmville

Prince Edward supervisors fill vacant District 1 seat

FARMVILLE – There’s a new face representing District 1 on the Prince Edward Board of Supervisors. Dr. Peter ...

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College

Longwood University names new athletic director

FARMVILLE – Like much of America, Tim Hall watched with admiration as Longwood made its unprecedented March Madness run ...

Lifestyles

Investment into agricultural bioeconomy

The next generation of Virginia’s agricultural biodesigners are growing their own household items and supply-chain components. Using mushroom ...

Education

Grants available to help with agricultural learning

Educators interested in incorporating agricultural learning into their curricula can receive help from Virginia Agriculture in the Classroom’s ...

Farmville

Sheehan named to Bankshares board

Kevin E. Sheehan has been appointed to the boards of BCC Bankshares Inc. and The Bank of Charlotte ...

Local

Judge makes a decision in local manslaughter case

MEHERRIN – For the second time, a trial naming Shannon M. Coleman as the defendant has been continued. ...

College

Smith steps down as SVCC Basketball Coach

After many successful years of leading the Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) men’s basketball team, Dennis Smith recently ...

Columns

Through the Garden Gate — A message from Anca

Hi fellow gardeners, it’s me, Anca. My Mom is busy filling in some holes in the backyard, so ...

Recreation

Youth football and cheerleading season is approaching

The Town of Farmville Recreation Department is sponsoring the Prince Edward Youth Football and Cheerleading for residents of ...

Celebrations

Nottoway Grays Reunion held

A reunion of the 18th Virginia Infantry Regiment Co. G, “Nottoway Grays” was held in Farmville at the ...

Visual Arts program

Community Calendar

After two year pause, Visual Arts program returns in Farmville

FARMVILLE — It’s been nearly two years since the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts held an Art ...