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Education

Poor behavior at meetings threaten public participation

With local government meetings around the commonwealth becoming more and more heated, as was the case at the Tuesday, Aug. 3, Buckingham County School Board ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, August 10, 2021 6:54 am

COVID-19

More young, healthy people are getting COVID

The number of COVID-19 cases continues to climb throughout Virginia and the Piedmont Health District as officials see an increase in cases among young, healthy ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, August 10, 2021 6:28 am

Buckingham

Chaotic Buckingham meeting ends in decision on masks

Shouting, booing and angry statements echoed throughout the room Tuesday night, Aug. 3, during the Buckingham County School Board meeting as members of the public ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, August 10, 2021 6:24 am

COVID-19

Northam says students must mask up

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam issued a statement Thursday, Aug. 5, asking all Virginia school districts to require students to mask up indoors regardless of vaccination ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, August 9, 2021 4:01 pm

Farmville

Homeward Bound: Facebook page reunites pets and owners

A social media group with more than 2,000 members has become a beacon of hope for residents in search of a lost pet. The Farmville ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, August 5, 2021 1:02 pm

Education

Colleges prepare for students

As local school districts establish their masking and COVID policies for this coming school year, the area’s institutions of higher learning are also preparing for ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, August 4, 2021 6:00 am

Education

Welcome back

Prince Edward County Public Schools held its first day of school Monday, Aug. 2. Young Eagles arrived sporting a variety of colorful face masks as ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, August 4, 2021 6:00 am

COVID-19

Colleges prepare for a new year

As local school districts establish their masking and COVID policies for this coming school year, the area’s institutions of higher learning are also preparing for ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 9:40 pm

FARMVILLE THE MAGAZINE

Heartland Horse Heroes: Therapeutic riding helps local children

Heartland Horse Heroes, headquartered out of Sprouse’s Corner Ranch in Buckingham County, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit which impacts the lives of countless special needs individuals ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 6:00 am

COVID-19

CuCPS makes mask plans

Cumberland County Public Schools (CuCPS) has released more information regarding masking and other school policies as students prepare for their first day back following summer ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, August 2, 2021 9:35 pm

COVID-19

Number of COVID cases double in a week

COVID-19 numbers in the commonwealth have doubled in one week as counties in the Piedmont Health District continue to see a new surge fueled by ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, August 2, 2021 9:30 pm

Buckingham

Schools discuss plans for new year

With new guidance recently released by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) concerning masking up at school, local ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, July 29, 2021 6:00 am

COVID-19

Pastor is area’s first delta variant ‘breakthough’ COVID patient

Known for his role as pastor at Farmville Presbyterian Church (FPC), Rev. Dr. Peter Smith has gained a new, unusual title as one of the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 9:26 pm

Local

Live @ Riverside returns

Music, drinks, food and fun are all returning to downtown Farmville’s Riverside Park this summer/fall with the return of the Live @ Riverside free outdoor ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 4:06 pm

Prince Edward

A day in the life: county animal control

From rescuing neglected pets to wrangling loose farm animals, no two days in the life of a Prince Edward County Animal Control officer are ever ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 6:00 am

COVID-19

Delta variant has arrived

The Piedmont Health District is experiencing a new surge in COVID-19 cases as the Delta variant arrives in the area. From Monday, July 19, to ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 9:31 pm

LIFESTYLES

It’s great to see Farmville return to life again

Walking the streets of Farmville the weekend of July 17, one couldn’t help but think back to last year at this time when birds chirping ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, July 23, 2021 6:00 am

Local

The fair is back

From funnel cakes to ferris wheels, the Five County Fair is coming back for 2021, and officials say this year’s festivities will include more rides, ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, July 22, 2021 1:10 pm

Cumberland

Cumberland looking for new administrator

Cumberland County Administrator Don Unmussig will be leave his position with the county at the end of the month for a job with the Virginia ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, July 22, 2021 11:01 am

Cumberland

Two-vehicle crash blocks traffic

Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) firefighters responded Monday, July 19, to a two-vehicle crash in Cumberland County. According to officials, the crash occurred at approximately ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, July 22, 2021 8:16 am

COVID-19

COVID cases on the rise again

There are still no confirmed cases of the Delta variant in the Piedmont Health District, but COVID-19 cases are on the rise locally and across ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 6:00 am

Buckingham

Cumberland, Buckingham ranked among worst in state, nation for commuting

Cumberland County recently found itself ranked as the worst county in Virginia for commuting, with Buckingham County not far behind. A June 29 article written ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 8:45 am

FARMVILLE THE MAGAZINE

Sweet treats for a cause

Waldy’s makes hot summer days a little cooler Hidden away among the warehouses and baseball fields scattered along Industrial Park Road in Farmville is an ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 6:50 am

Buckingham

Regional tobacco tax considered

Counties in Southside Virginia, including Prince Edward, Buckingham and Cumberland, appear to be considering the formation of a regional tobacco tax board to bring in ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, July 15, 2021 10:02 am

Buckingham

Supervisors open bidding process on school roof

The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved opening the bidding process for repairing and replacement the Buckingham High School roof. At the Monday, ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, July 15, 2021 8:02 am

Buckingham

Buckingham mourns passing of teacher, mother, coach and friend

A mother, a coach and a friend to many was taken away Monday, July 5, when Buckingham County native Kish Gowin Heslip lost her battle ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 4:11 pm

Alexa Massey

Let us know your unique talent

As the world wakes up from its pandemic slumber, I find myself questioning why I didn’t learn a new talent or get a new hobby ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, July 13, 2021 8:04 am

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