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Trent Mill news: Landfill, fellowship non-profits prepare for July meetings

The Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee, a non-profit organization, hosts its regular monthly meeting on Sunday, July 10 ...

Local

Rental car scams

For the second year in a row, sticker shock – especially with rental cars – is greeting summer ...

Local

Celebrate smart, safe and sober this July 4 holiday weekend

Independence Day traditions include backyard barbecues, festivals, family gatherings and fireworks. To keep all those living, working, visiting ...

Lifestyles

Movie Review — Elvis

BY LAUREN BRADSHAW Special to The Farmville Herald Elvis, directed by the wonderfully flashy Baz Luhrmann, is as ...

Local

Jupiter and its four moons

Ron Card, a retired photojournalist who resides in Abilene, took this photo at 5 a.m., Monday, June 27 ...

Education

Rutherford named to president’s list

Catherine Rutherford, of Farmville, was named to the College of Charleston Spring 2022 President’s List. Rutherford is majoring ...

Local

Stewart edges Biffle to win SRX event

BY JOE CHANDLER South Boston Speedway Tony Stewart knows what it feels like to win a race at ...

Buckingham

Road work planned

Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. ...

Lifestyles

State Fair competitions offer blue-ribbon bragging rights

If you want to win blue-ribbon bragging rights, then it’s time to start working on entries for this ...

Hampden-Sydney

Clagett, Duffy, Hitt and Miller earn Scholar All-American Honors

Hampden-Sydney College’s recent Class of 2022 graduates Bobby Clagett of Brandywine, Maryland, Sean Duffy of Ambler, Pennsylvania, Henry ...

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Buckingham

Challenges, opportunities discussed at meat processing listening session

Farmers and agricultural experts gathered at a listening session in Buckingham County on Wednesday, June 15, to discuss ...

Lifestyles

Spotted lanternfly quarantine zone expanding

A species of invasive pests damaging vineyards in a few northern Virginia counties is headed south, and state ...

Longwood

Pham returns to alma mater as assistant

Jessica Pham has joined the Longwood women’s basketball staff as an assistant coach, head coach Erika Lang-Montgomery announced ...

Local

Beyond loss and grief program presented

Centra Farmville Hospice volunteers were recently treated to a program on transitioning beyond loss and grief by fellow ...

Education

Enrollment is rising

Despite the national trending decline of enrollment in college and universities, Longwood’s numbers are rising from last year. ...

Longwood

Justin Hill leaves the Lancers

BY MATTHEW HATFIELD The Farmville Herald One of the standout basketball players from Longwood University’s historic 2021-22 season ...

Lifestyles

Celebrate Independence (from Aliens) at High Street Theatre

High Street Theatre celebrates Independence Day with two sci-fi films that imagine the earth as a target for ...

Farmville

The Fishin’ Pig’s new location is open

The Fishin’ Pig’s new location is open and ready to serve its famous Southern cuisine. The restaurant’s new ...

Cumberland

Fate of dogs debate continues

After being allowed to sell a portion of its remaining dogs, Envigo now seeks to sell more than ...

Farmville

Recreational facilities, roads highlight CIP

Improvements to Farmville’s street and recreation offerings make up the items included in town council’s new five-year Capital ...