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Mother Nature’s Garden: February is an in-between month

February is an in-between month for wildflower enthusiasts. It’s still winter, but there are glimmerings of life in ...

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‘The future of the program is bright’: Prince Edward girls build for future

Even now that the playoff run is over, you can’t argue that the 2023-24 basketball season has been ...

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How do you bring business to Cumberland? Task force launched

While the Cumberland comprehensive plan was being developed, residents filled out surveys to share their thoughts. Residents kept ...

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Tigers shut down Ferrum, advance in ODAC Tournament

One game, one win. Hampden-Sydney College took over Thursday night and didn’t let up, beating Ferrum College 81-61 ...

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Buckingham County residents spell out what they want to change

What do Buckingham County residents want to see happen in the next five years? The next 10? What ...

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Raider teams qualify for Ranger competition

The Buckingham Raiders were at West Brunswick High School in Shallotte, North Carolina to start off their 2024 ...


Area libraries mark one year of SALSA Partnership

“I’m so grateful for the SALSA libraries,” says Sharon Carter, Buckingham High School librarian and avid library user. ...


Hampden-Sydney College reaches national achievement

Hampden-Sydney College received some good news late last week. The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and ...


Free concert set

On Wednesday, Feb. 28, the Longwood University Chamber Orchestra and Wind Symphony will join forces for a free ...

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Donation to FACES given

Bethel Grove Baptist Church collected 651 cans of soup for FACES during the soup bowl drive for 2024. ...

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Longwood track prepares for spring

Last weekend, Longwood track continued to prepare for the spring season, with runners up and down the lineup ...

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When will North Street Press Club reopen?

When will the North Street Press Club reopen? That’s something The Herald has received multiple calls and emails ...

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Strong effort keys Longwood men’s basketball past UNC Asheville

Play with purpose and be connected. Two phrases that the Longwood men’s basketball staff uses constantly to encourage ...

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Hampden-Sydney baseball struggles in home opener

Junior team captain Christian Lancaster had two hits and two RBIs, but Hampden-Sydney baseball dropped a 12-7 home-opening ...

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Herald News Briefs: Light on West Third still needs some work

Yes, the traffic light is working at the corner of West Third and North streets in Farmville. But ...


Feeder cattle prices spike, wheat and corn fall

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Feb. 16: In Virginia, state graded feeder ...


Road work around the region

Work continues on the Farmville Highway roundabout project in Charlotte County. Meanwhile, another roundabout is going up in ...

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No, ICE won’t release Farmville detainees if local contract ends

No, if ICA Farmville closes, ICE won’t release detainees at the facility. Multiple officials from Immigration and Customs ...

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‘Little Shop’ opens spring theater season at Longwood

It starts with a plant, which seems like a good idea since we’re so close to Spring. But ...

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Prince Edward board hears latest school calendar proposal

If the current proposal is approved next month, students in Prince Edward County Public Schools would start classes ...