• 61°

Alexa Massey, Author at Farmville - Page 2 of 23

Buckingham

Carter to retire after more than 20 years

Buckingham County Administrator Rebecca Carter has announced her plans to retire in June. At the Monday, Feb. 8, Buckingham County Board of Supervisors meeting, Carter ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, February 11, 2021 12:00 pm

Prince Edward

COVID figures look encouraging

COVID-19 cases are continuing to decline throughout the Piedmont Health District and much of Virginia as more and more citizens get their second dose of ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, February 9, 2021 6:00 am

Buckingham

Student welds a solution

A Buckingham welding student has helped to make a safe return to school possible for his peers thanks to some hard work and ingenuity. William ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, February 9, 2021 6:00 am

Cumberland

Hearing for meat processing facility in Cumberland scheduled

A public hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 9, for the Cumberland County Board of Supervisors to consider a proposed rezoning request for the construction ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, February 5, 2021 6:00 am

Longwood

Longwood vaccinates area teachers

Vaccination efforts by Longwood University have continued this week, with university officials saying the school has been able to help inoculate 1,000 people. In a ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, February 5, 2021 6:00 am

LIFESTYLES

Inspiring young chefs

Area kids are getting the chance to expand their culinary skills thanks to the virtual Neighborhood Chefs cooking series. According to 4-H Youth Development Associate ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, February 4, 2021 2:01 pm

BUSINESS

Beef and commodity prices updated

Virginia Market News Service reported the fol- lowing weekly ag trends January 29. In Virginia, state grad- ed feeder cattle mostly $2 to $6 higher. ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, February 4, 2021 12:26 pm

Cumberland

Landfill to bring windfall

A study released last month by Green Ridge Recycling and Disposal Facility estimates the landfill, proposed to be located in Cumberland County, would provide an ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, February 4, 2021 12:22 pm

COVID-19

COVID cases are on downward trend; vaccinations increase

COVID-19 cases in Virginia are experiencing a noticeable downward trend with local counties seeing an official decline in coronavirus cases. According to the Virginia Department ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, February 1, 2021 1:17 pm

Dillwyn

Town asks county for funding help

The Town of Dillwyn has seemingly exhausted all options in an attempt to find funding to pay for the Dillwyn Streetscape Project and is now ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, January 29, 2021 6:00 am

COVID-19

Hospitalizations drop at Centra

Centra Health officials are encouraged by a recent reduction in COVID-19 patients at Lynchburg General, although Centra Southside Community Hospital in Farmville is not experiencing ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, January 28, 2021 12:37 pm

COVID-19

Cases fluctuating, vaccine scarce

Health officials warn it’s still too early to tell if the area is on the verge of another large COVID-19 surge after cases declined for ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, January 28, 2021 12:31 pm

Buckingham

Spring Hollow Market remains open after fire

Crews responded Monday, Jan. 25, to an exterior building fire at the Spring Hollow Farm Market off of Route 15 in Buckingham County. According to ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, January 28, 2021 6:00 am

Farmville

Where can I get a rapid test?

Farmville residents looking to obtain a rapid COVID-19 test are finding they have few, if any, options available in this area. Although the Centra Southside ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 6:00 am

LONGWOOD UNIVERSITY

University vaccinates 650 in four days

In just one week, Longwood University has successfully vaccinated more than 650 faculty and staff. The efforts are the result of a four-day clinic conducted ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 6:00 am

Farmville

COVID variant found in NOVA

As counties in the Piedmont Health District continue to see large weekly increases in COVID-19 cases, the first case of the B.1.1.7 COVID-19 variant in ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, January 25, 2021 4:34 pm

Cumberland

Cumberland board dumps Virginia Growth Alliance

Cumberland County officials announced Tuesday, Jan. 12, the county’s intent to withdraw membership from the Virginia Growth Alliance (VGA), an economic development group which serves ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, January 22, 2021 6:00 am

Buckingham

Herb’s the man

A local UPS driver has grown to be loved by so many members of the Buckingham community that citizens threw a surprise celebration in his ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, January 22, 2021 6:00 am

Lifestyles

Happy birthday wishes to three people

Happy birthday wishes go out this week to the following people: Martha Miles of Richmond, Jane Crawley of Farmville and John Trammell of Farmville all ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, January 21, 2021 2:12 pm

COVID-19

Piedmont Regional Jail on lockdown

The Piedmont Regional Jail (PRJ) is currently on lockdown due to a COVID-19 outbreak at the facility. Wednesday, Jan. 20, PRJ Superintendent Jerry Townsend said ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, January 21, 2021 12:34 pm

COVID-19

Centra primary care to offer vaccines

Officials had good news and bad news to relay during the latest Centra Health COVID-19 virtual press conference held Wednesday, Jan. 20. During the conference, ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, January 21, 2021 12:32 pm

Cumberland

School to go virtual until Feb.

Cumberland County Public Schools (CuCPS) has extended students’ return to virtual-only learning from one week to the remainder of the month following COVID-19 cases in ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 6:00 am

Prince Edward

COVID surge continues

Local COVID-19 data was nothing short of jaw-dropping this week, with humongous jumps in virus numbers reported both locally and statewide, but Piedmont Health District ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 6:00 am

Prince Edward

Clinic to serve as model

The order of vaccine prioritization was questioned by Prince Edward’s county administrator after news that Longwood University faculty and staff would begin receiving their COVID-19 ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 6:00 am

Buckingham

Buckingham School Board approves plan for in-class instruction

The Buckingham County School Board voted 6-1 Wednesday, Jan. 13, to approve a plan to get students back into classrooms. But that plan is contingent ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, January 18, 2021 8:28 pm

COVID-19

Prince Edward to return students to class by Feb. 8

Despite large numbers of COVID-19 cases out of the locality and an apparent majority of parents and staff wishing to remain fully virtual, the Prince ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, January 18, 2021 5:21 pm

Buckingham

Commercial drilling now a by-right use

The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors voted 5-2 Monday, Jan. 11, to allow commercial core drilling as a by-right activity in A-1, A-C, M-1 and ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, January 15, 2021 6:00 am

< Older Newer >