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D-Day Memorial


D-Day Memorial brings back memories: ‘It is a special place to go’

Editor’s note: In honor of the 80th anniversary, we’re sharing Farmville lawyer (and Buckingham’s county attorney) Kemper Beasley’s ...

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Farmville council adjusts parking fines, sends plan for hearing

After last month’s public hearing, the Farmville town council went back to the drawing board. Several town residents ...

Marty Favret Hampden-Sydney College


Favret tops Hampden-Sydney College 2024 Hall of Fame class

Hampden-Sydney College has announced its Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2024. The 37th class of honorees will ...

Farmville police Five Forks Road Prospect man shooting in Pamplin


Farmville police continue search for armed robbery suspect

Farmville police brought in help to search for a robbery suspect this morning. The incident happened just after ...

Monroe Church Road Cartersville roundabout Route 15


After Route 15 crash, VDOT plans safety review of area

The goal here is to cut down on the number of traffic accidents happening in Buckingham County. No ...

Art Walk


Planning starts for next Art Walk in Farmville

Central Virginia Arts (CVA) members gathered at Riverside Cafe recently to critique the very successful ART WALK 2024, ...



Envigo agrees to plea deal in Cumberland beagles case

Guilty. That was the statement issued and accepted in U.S. District Court Monday as Envigo RMS LLC agreed ...

Moton Museum Cainan Townsend


Moton Museum’s Cainan Townsend named to state task force

The numbers don’t look great. Just 2% of the 95,000 sites on the National Register of Historic Places ...

5th District Congressional primary


Trump lawyers issue cease & desist in 5th District, Good responds

A cease and desist order from attorneys representing former President Donald Trump has turned into the latest round ...

Cumberland Education Foundation


Cumberland Education Foundation gives out scholarships

On Wednesday, May 1 at 6 p.m., the Cumberland Education Foundation (Cumberland County Public Schools Foundation, Inc.) awarded ...

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The Grateful Boomers


Grateful Boomers try biking, as they explore Blue Ridge

The Grateful Boomers tried something different recently, exploring nature on bikes. The Virginia Blue Ridge Railway Trail is ...

Prince Edward Middle School Shireton Tobacco Commission


Tobacco Commission chooses Ruff as chair, signs off on projects

A face familiar to Prince Edward County residents will be taking over the Tobacco Commission. The Commission membership ...

Longwood softball


Longwood softball players make Academic All-District team

Longwood graduate student Korynna Anderson, seniors Lauren Fox and Kayley DeVivi, junior Emily Vinson and sophomore Maggie Chapin ...

Justin Towler


Towler’s season tracking in positive direction

Justin Towler’s goal for the 2024 season is to have significantly better results than last season. Heading into ...

Prince Edward Middle School Shireton Tobacco Commission


What is Shireton? New proposal moves forward in Buckingham

A unique proposal will have a chance for a public hearing in Buckingham County. By a unanimous vote, ...

Tri-County Task Force


Three arrested, pounds of drugs seized by Tri-County Task Force

Several pounds of drugs were seized and multiple people arrested, including one wanted in Prince Edward County, after ...

Students of the Month


Cumberland Students of the Month honored at school board meeting

Each month during the regularly scheduled meeting, the Cumberland School Board recognizes the Students of the Month for ...


The Word: ‘The Quiet Man?’

You don’t have to be a history-lover to know that books can only go so far in portraying ...


Devotional — Truth: The basis of human success

I recently read in scripture an interesting passage. It described in a few words the Almighty’s requirement for ...

Herald Community Calendar


Herald Community Calendar for the week of May 31, 2024

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