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Farmville

Farmville police to hold casualty care class

If there’s an active shooter in your building, what should you do? How should you respond? What’s the ...

Buckingham

FFA competes at state convention

Six members of Buckingham County High School’s FFA earned their state degrees, while many of the students placed ...

Longwood soccer

College

Lancers Picked To Finish In Big South’s Top Four

FARMVILLE — Longwood women’s soccer has consistently been a presence near the top of the Big South standings ...

Farmville town council election

Farmville

Martin declares candidacy for Farmville town council

FARMVILLE – Rhodes Martin Jr. wants the Ward B seat on the Farmville town council. The Farmville native ...

LOCAL

Managing expenses helps counter inflation

Life’s not always easy, even in the best of times. And now, while caught in the throes of ...

Columns

Happy to be here — Keep distance from bears, despite the cute, cuddly look

Maybe you’ve seen amusing bear videos on the internet. There’s a cute one with a cub climbing onto ...

Farmville Herald editor

Farmville

Veteran journalist takes over Farmville Herald, sister papers

FARMVILLE – As of this week, Brian Carlton will take over as regional editor for The Farmville Herald, ...

FARMVILLE THE MAGAZINE

Ridge Animal Hospital: Taking care of Farmville’s pets since 1978

By Ireland Seagle Farmville the Magazine Did you know the veterinarians and veterinary assistants at Ridge Animal Hospital ...

Local

Prince Edward County resident appointed to state board

RICE – A Prince Edward County resident has been appointed by Gov. Glenn Younkin to the Virginia Criminal ...

Farmville

What items qualify for Virginia’s tax-free weekend?

FARMVILLE — It’s that time of year again. As we get ready for schools to reopen, parents catch ...

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Buckingham

By God’s Grace Mission Center brings community together

BUCKINGHAM COUNTY – Since 2019, By God’s Grace Mission Center has served their community by meeting both physical ...

Prince Edward

P.E. Sheriff’s Office names Employee of the Month

Bernice Letterman, administrative secretary with the Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Office, was named Employee of the Month for ...

Columns

Devotional — Touch is a compassionate need for everyone

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

Church & Community

Community Calendar — The week of August 5, 2022

The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Friday. Items must be submitted by 10 a.m. Monday ...

Columns

The Word — Rockwell’s ‘Golden Rule’ shares what Jesus practiced

Norman Rockwell was one of the iconic American artists of the 20th century. Among his most incredible works ...

Columns

Sowing Seeds — Don’t hesitate: Take a ‘walk across the room’

“What if you knew that by simply crossing the room and saying “hello” to someone, you could change ...

Columns

Common grass pink: An interesting native orchid

We tend to think of orchids as fragile, delicate plants requiring pampering, but they are extremely resilient and ...

Recreation

Russo quietly becoming a contender

By Joe Chandler South Boston Speedway Many people may not immediately recognize Carter Russo, but if the 16-year-old ...

Longwood

Men’s Soccer announces incoming class

The next crop of Longwood men’s soccer talent has arrived as head coach Jon Atkinson and assistant coach ...

Cumberland

Adventures for the younger children set

Nature Tykes is a new activity for youth ages 4-7 years old. Younger children often get left out ...