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Southside Community College


Five students graduate from SVCC’s Diesel Technician program

Southside Virginia Community College recently awarded certificates to its graduates that completed the Diesel Technician program held at ...


AARP urges caution after storms

Be careful of who shows up after winter storms. With temperatures dropping in Farmville and across the region, ...

Buckingham County Anti-Litter Task Force


Buckingham task force holds clean-up celebration

The Buckingham County Anti-Litter Task Force recently held its Fall 2022 Clean Up Celebration at the Historic Lee ...

Buckingham FFA


Donation made to FFA programs

Assistant Manager of the Famer’s Cooperative of Farmville Sam Goin, left, visited the Buckingham FFA Chapter on Friday, ...

Centra Dialysis


Firefighters showed up Tuesday at UVA Dialysis. Here’s why.

FARMVILLE – The report went out over the scanner just after 5 p.m. on Tuesday. Members of the ...

mail scam


Mail scams start showing up in Farmville, region

FARMVILLE – The letters arrive in the mailbox, showing up as “Priority 3 Day” mail. Inside the package, ...



Hampden-Sydney basketball team makes nation’s Top 25 list

The Hampden-Sydney men’s basketball team came in No. 25 nationally in this week’s Top 25 ranking. The ...

Cumberland County school board


Cumberland County School Board looks to fill vacancy

CUMBERLAND – There’s an empty seat on the Cumberland County School Board. And the question remains who will ...



Longwood’s ‘Call Me MISTER’ program sees results

FARMVILLE – Byron Morgan says he got involved with ‘Call Me MISTER’ by mistake. “The way I got ...



SVCC picks up another win, moving above .500 for the season

The Southside Virginia Community College men’s basketball team broke out to a double-digit lead eight minutes in and ...

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Hampden-Sydney swimming


Hampden-Sydney swimming team picks up win in NC meet

The Hampden-Sydney swimming team got four event wins Sunday afternoon, en route to a victory over William Peace ...


Chamber music series presents violinist

The Longwood University Chamber Music Series will present a concert by violinist Naima Burrs and friends, on Monday, ...



Effort pushes Longwood past Presbyterian in Saturday dogfight

Longwood men’s basketball found itself in a dogfight with Presbyterian on Saturday afternoon. Good thing the Lancers brought DeShaun ...

Mental health


Mental health is an issue for family farms

“Who are you, and what have you done with my husband?’ Jane Doe suddenly didn’t recognize the man ...


Matthew Sorenson: The Word — Light in the deep darkness

January can be a really difficult time of year. We just experienced the winter solstice, which is the ...


Herald Church and Community Calendar for the week of Jan. 20

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



A mid-season Q & A with the Lancers

With the season just past the midway point, Sam Hovan, the voice of the Lancers, had a chance ...

Buckingham County man


Buckingham County man charged in connection with Amherst death

A Buckingham County man now faces voluntary manslaughter charges in connection with an incident that happened Thursday in ...

Letter to the Editor


Herald News Briefs: Cumberland finishes third at regional

To start off, we turn the spotlight to the Cumberland High Scholastic Bowl Team. A scholastic bowl is ...

St. Theresa Catholic Church


Service Day held in honor of MLK

As part of MLK Day, one group performed their service project at St. Theresa Catholic Church, working on ...