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Farmville employment office will close on Feb. 24

The Farmville branch of the Virginia Employment Commission (VEC), located at 221 Sunchase Blvd. in Farmville, will close in on Feb. 24.

According to VEC spokeswoman Joyce Fogg, the part-time office, which serves Amelia, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, Lunenburg, Nottoway and Prince Edward counties, is only open three days a week.

“There are two classified staff there. One has accepted a job in the VEC’s Tri-Cities office and the other will be transferred to another of the VEC offices, which is where these two staff work the other two days a week,” she said.

There are four wage staff who work 20 hours per week,  Fogg said. The wage staff will be laid off.

The office’s website lists Stanley Ragland as the manager/supervisor.

This is a corrected version of the original story, which stated the office would close in May. Fogg spoke in error when she said the office would close in May.