• 48°

Morgan White, Author at Farmville

Pipeline

ACP issued violation

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) issued a Notice of Violation (NOV) to Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC (ACP) on March 16 for failing to ... Read more

by Morgan White, Thursday, March 22, 2018 4:04 pm

Education

Foster hired as principal

Prince Edward County Middle School will see a new principal starting July 2. Thomas S. Foster, a current assistant principal for Halifax County Public Schools, ... Read more

by Morgan White, Thursday, March 22, 2018 3:42 pm

Columns

A departure

As the final line of his short story, “The Cheater’s Guide to Love.” Junot Diaz wrote “The half-life of love is forever.” He was speaking ... Read more

by Morgan White, Thursday, March 22, 2018 2:27 pm

Farmville

Farmville Donut to open

Farmville Donut will be opening in the former location of Pizza Hut at 1510 W. Third St. in at least six weeks, according to That ... Read more

by Morgan White, Thursday, March 22, 2018 10:33 am

Buckingham

Town closer to grant contract

The Commonwealth Regional Council (CRC) gave an update regarding the housing rehabilitation grant in Dillwyn at Wednesday’s meeting, with CRC Regional Planner Todd Fortune noting ... Read more

by Morgan White, Thursday, March 22, 2018 10:30 am

Church & Community

Finch fights fire

Travis Finch, 22, a Prince Edward County native, is known for his work with the Farmville Volunteer Fire Department. “I’ve lived (in Farmville) for 17 ... Read more

by Morgan White, Thursday, March 22, 2018 8:46 am

Lifestyle Main

H-SC holds the Big Event

Nearly 200 Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) students and community volunteers observed and participated in the school’s annual Big Event on Saturday. According to Sandy Cooke, director ... Read more

by Morgan White, Thursday, March 22, 2018 8:08 am

Cumberland

Record turnout for 5K

The Run High Bridge 5K — presented by the Cumberland County Public Schools Foundation and Centra Southside Community Hospital — took place Saturday and saw ... Read more

by Morgan White, Tuesday, March 20, 2018 2:29 pm

Education

H-SC celebrates Dr. Seuss

More than one thousand second grade students from the Heart of Virginia celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday and literacy at Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) at a Dr. ... Read more

by Morgan White, Tuesday, March 20, 2018 1:41 pm

Farmville

Council votes for abandonment

The Farmville Town Council voted Wednesday night to abandon a portion of Cobb Street, between Dowdy and Agee streets, per request of The Woodland Inc. ... Read more

by Morgan White, Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:21 pm

Farmville

Martins’ request faces opposition

The Farmville Town Council voted Wednesday for moving a Conditional Use Permit, which was applied for by Robert “Bobby” and Sherry Martin and will include ... Read more

by Morgan White, Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:20 pm

Prince Edward

Sheriff’s office reaccredited

The Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Office achieved reaccreditation and was presented a plaque at the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday from Department ... Read more

by Morgan White, Thursday, March 15, 2018 11:39 am

Prince Edward

Fire and rescue give report

Chief Dallas Tinley, spokesman for the Prince Edward County Area Firefighters Association and Darlington Heights Volunteer Fire Department delivered his annual report regarding the fire ... Read more

by Morgan White, Thursday, March 15, 2018 11:11 am

Prince Edward

Board votes for audit committee

An audit committee comprised of the chairperson and vice chairperson of the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors will convene following a motion passed on ... Read more

by Morgan White, Thursday, March 15, 2018 11:08 am

Local

Road abandonment to be considered

The Farmville Town Council will hold a public hearing Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. during the normally scheduled council meeting regarding the request on behalf of ... Read more

by Morgan White, Tuesday, March 13, 2018 11:11 am

Buckingham

Board meeting delayed

The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors meeting has been postponed to March 19 due to Monday’s snowy weather. The board meeting will include a public ... Read more

by Morgan White, Tuesday, March 13, 2018 11:10 am

Farmville

THOYA receives grant

A $2,500 Virginia Tourism Corporation Marketing Leveraging Grant was awarded to the Town of Farmville for The Heart of Your Adventure (THOYA) marketing consortium. According ... Read more

by Morgan White, Tuesday, March 13, 2018 10:55 am

Buckingham

Booker to retire

Buckingham County Circuit Court Clerk Malcolm Booker Jr. is planning on retiring at the end of June. Booker has worked at the court for 45 ... Read more

by Morgan White, Tuesday, March 13, 2018 10:40 am

Farmville

Weyanoke receives $25K grant

Hotel Weyanoke is receiving a $25,000 grant as part of the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s (VTC) Marketing Leverage Program (MLP). According to a press release, the ... Read more

by Morgan White, Tuesday, March 13, 2018 10:24 am

Farmville

Martins seek permit for 30-bed property

Robert “Bobby” and Sherry Martin have applied for a Conditional Use Permit for a residential use and are rescinding an earlier rezoning request for their ... Read more

by Morgan White, Thursday, March 8, 2018 1:25 pm

Farmville

Police release 2017 report

The Farmville Police Department released its 2017 State of the Department annual report Monday, which details activity by the department over the year and assesses ... Read more

by Morgan White, Thursday, March 8, 2018 1:05 pm

Prince Edward

Board to research taping meetings

The Prince Edward County School Board came to a consensus at Wednesday’s meeting to conduct more research into the possibility of filming board meetings. “There ... Read more

by Morgan White, Thursday, March 8, 2018 12:38 pm

Buckingham

4-H center provides workshops

Participants from across the U.S. spent time this week at the Holliday Lake 4-H Educational Center for workshops involving decoy carving or traditional flintlock rifle ... Read more

by Morgan White, Thursday, March 8, 2018 12:24 pm

Farmville

SOUP event set

The third annual Supporting Outstanding Urban Projects (SOUP) event — one hosted by Farmville Downtown Partnership (FDP) that offers grants to proposed projects benefiting the ... Read more

by Morgan White, Tuesday, March 6, 2018 10:25 am

HEART OF VIRGINIA

Wind storm keeps responders busy

Emergency responders throughout the Heart of Virginia saw an inundation of calls Friday due to damage caused by nor’easter winds. According to Jackie Gilbert, director ... Read more

by Morgan White, Tuesday, March 6, 2018 10:23 am

News

Hunting bill passes

A bill introduced by Del. James E. Edmunds, R-South Boston, which would require someone hunting from an enclosed ground blind to put blaze orange or ... Read more

by Morgan White, Tuesday, March 6, 2018 10:16 am

Cumberland

Student leader presents to school board

Brandon White, Student Liaison to the school board, made a presentation to the members of the Cumberland School Board at its meeting held on Monday, ... Read more

by Morgan White, Tuesday, March 6, 2018 9:22 am

< Older