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Happy to be Here: In defense of cell phones

You’ve probably heard some grumbling about the awfulness of cell phones. We spend too much time on them. ...

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UVA class explores Historic Buckingham

Joyce Gooden and Martha Louis of Historic Buckingham recently hosted a visit by a UVA class studying Black ...

April Prince Edward Employee of the Month


April Employee of the Month recognized

At its Tuesday, April 9, meeting, the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors recognized the County’s April Employee ...

Friends of the Appomattox River


River cleanup removes pounds of trash

Members of the Friends of the Appomattox River (FAR) and volunteers removed over 200 pounds of trash out ...

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Prince Edward school board learns details, gets renovation timeline

We now have a bit more of a timeline in place for the elementary renovation project. Members of ...

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Clothes Closet gives donation

Raymond Winn, Chief of the Randolph District Fire Department accepts a $5,000 check from Shirley Martin from the ...

Green Ridge landfill


Green Ridge landfill project moves forward in Cumberland

The Green Ridge landfill project is a couple steps closer to going active. That’s how officials involved with ...


Lancers women end season with loss

The Longwood women’s tennis team’s season came to a close with a 7-0 defeat to Charleston Southern at ...



Pamplin turns 150: Town celebrates past, looks to the future

Pamplin Mayor Sarah Blackwell gets excited when she starts talking about the town.  “There is an electricity in ...

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Buckingham Republican Committee restored, as appeal continues

The Buckingham Republican Committee is back from the dead. Just a couple weeks after 5th District Republicans voted ...

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Moton Museum continues prayer breakfast program

Back on Tuesday, April 2, the Moton Museum held a community prayer breakfast, welcoming in people from all ...

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Severe storms could roll through region on Monday, NWS warns

This could be a problem. That’s how officials from the National Weather Service (NWS) summed things up early ...

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‘I try to run faster’: Arvonia resident VonCanon sets records at HSC

Sometimes, a break can work wonders. It seemingly did for Hampden-Sydney freshman and Arvonia resident Haden VonCanon.  After ...

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Prince Edward gets good news, enterprise zone request approved

It went down to the wire, but Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin put pen to paper Monday night, signing ...



Waterworks gets help from Hampden-Sydney Southern Lit students

The Waterworks Players Community Theatre’s production of “Cat On A Hot Tin Roof” by Tennessee Williams has come ...

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From the Editor’s Desk: There’s no quick fix button on this

Some problems don’t have an immediate fix. You can’t just press a button and hit reset. Instead, it ...

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Chronic absence numbers drop for Prince Edward schools

The good news is the absence numbers keep dropping. The bad news is they’re still pretty high. Prince ...


Devotional: Remember no more

For I am about to create new heavens and a new earth; the former things shall not be ...

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Arrest made, more charges pending after Friday shooting

One person is injured and another is in jail after a Friday shooting in Buckingham County. Sheriff’s deputies ...

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Garden Study Club learns from horticulturist 

The Garden Study Club of Farmville met on Thursday, March 28 in the home of Susan Kimbrough. Jay ...