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Alexa Massey, Author at Farmville

TOWN OF FARMVILLE

Party bikes could be coming to downtown

A Farmville business owner is hoping to get people pedaling their way to local bars with the help of what could be the area’s first ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, April 15, 2021 9:36 am

COVID-19

Locals discuss vaccine hesitancy

With Prince Edward County now celebrating its 10,000th COVID-19 vaccine shot being administered this week and the commonwealth only days away from opening vaccine registration ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, April 15, 2021 8:50 am

Buckingham

Corner Coffee Junction to close Saturday

Corner Coffee Junction, a locally-owned coffee shop/bakery in the Town of Dillwyn, announced this week it will be closing its doors for good after a ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, April 9, 2021 2:48 pm

FARMVILLE THE MAGAZINE

Serving it Up — Great Local Cocktails

Farmville isn’t just a great place to be — it’s a great place to wet your whistle, too. Bars and restaurants across town have an ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, April 8, 2021 5:03 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Buckingham grad killed in Richmond

Locals are mourning and looking for answers following the shooting death of a 2018 Buckingham County High School (BCHS) graduate. According to a press release ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, April 8, 2021 2:52 pm

Cumberland

Canceling roundabout would bring tax hike

The controversial Cartersville roundabout project, which has regained attention in recent months after its approval back in May of 2017, has been the target of ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, April 8, 2021 12:49 pm

Buckingham

Buckingham County faces deadly unrestrained driving trend

Last year was the worst time frame in recent years for Buckingham County in terms of unrestrained deaths, but the county has already matched that ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, April 8, 2021 12:43 pm

PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

Prince Edward County High School honor roll

Prince Edward County High School has released its honor roll for the third nine weeks of the school year. NINTH GRADE Bodie Beach, Charles Becker ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, April 8, 2021 12:39 pm

Education

History professor shows off epic office decor

Walking through the halls of the Longwood University Rotunda, a quick glance into Room 229 might make a passerby think they’ve stumbled upon a tiny ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 11:30 pm

Buckingham

Buckingham man arrested after standoff

A Buckingham resident was arrested Tuesday, April 6, after a domestic assault call turned into an hours-long standoff which required the assistance of a tactical ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 1:31 pm

COVID-19

Vaccine eligibility increases as cases fluctuate

It’s been a big week of COVID-19-related news for the Piedmont Health District as vaccine eligibility increases. Over the last two weeks, health officials across ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 6:00 am

Cumberland

Suspects sought after pharmacy break-in

The Cumberland Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported break-in that occurred at the Cumberland Pharmacy early Tuesday, March 30. According to Sergeant Mike Gordon, the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, April 5, 2021 4:04 pm

News

Marijuana could be legal by July 1

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam proposed Wednesday, March 31, that the state move up the legalization of simple possession of marijuana to July 1, 2021, almost ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, April 5, 2021 3:31 pm

Farmville

Close contact visits reunite loved ones

It was in the turbulent month of March 2020 that The Woodland, in Farmville, first went into lockdown in response to the coronavirus. Now, almost ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, April 1, 2021 10:12 am

Farmville

Taylors celebrate pastoral anniversary

Scores of drivers made their way down Hill Street in Farmville Sunday, March 28, to take part in a parade celebrating the 29th pastoral anniversary ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, April 1, 2021 9:03 am

Cumberland

Cumberland proposes 2-cent tax decrease

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing Tuesday, April 6, at 7 p.m. for a public hearing to consider the proposed ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, April 1, 2021 8:26 am

Buckingham

Victims identified in Sat. Buckingham crash

A young local man and woman were identified Monday afternoon as the victims involved in a fatal multiple-vehicle accident this Saturday in Buckingham County. According ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, March 29, 2021 3:07 pm

Cumberland

After cancer and two heart transplants, student has dreams of being a nurse

She’s battled cancer, had her leg amputated, suffered strokes and even received two heart transplants. Now, this Cumberland County High School senior has dreams of ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, March 29, 2021 1:48 pm

News

Town gives away tree seedlings for Arbor Day

Farmville residents arrived early Saturday morning, March 27, for the Town of Farmville’s annual Arbor Day seedling giveaway. With the help of the Virginia Department ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, March 29, 2021 1:38 pm

Buckingham

Buckingham Budget, tax rate proposed

The Buckingham Board of Supervisors (BOS) has scheduled an April 12 public hearing on the proposed FY 21/22 budget and tax rate. At a Wednesday, ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, March 26, 2021 6:00 am

Buckingham

Class of 2021 has been defined by pandemic

One year ago, high school seniors had much of their final semester ripped away from them by the coronavirus pandemic. Proms, senior nights and even ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, March 25, 2021 11:01 am

Cumberland

House fire on Stoney Point Road

Crews responded in the early hours of Monday, March 22, to a house fire in Cumberland. According to Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) officials, the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, March 25, 2021 10:02 am

Buckingham

Two Scottsville men die in crash

A crash early Monday, March 22, in Buckingham County has claimed the lives of two Scottsville residents. According to Virginia State Police (VSP) Public Relations ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 2:08 pm

COVID-19

Vaccinations reach 20% mark

With approximately 20% of Piedmont Health District residents at least partially vaccinated against the coronavirus, local COVID-19 numbers are continuing to provide optimism. The health ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 8:24 am

COVID-19

New rules open door for graduation ceremonies

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam released preliminary guidance last week for how K-12 schools, colleges and universities may safely hold in-person graduation and commencement ceremonies this ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 8:20 am

NEWS

Lawmakers amend Virginia Human Rights Act

BY DAVID TRAN Capital News Service The Virginia General Assembly passed several bills this session expanding employment protections for people with disabilities and domestic workers ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, March 19, 2021 6:00 am

Cumberland

Lawsuit filed against zoning decision

Two Cumberland County residents have filed a lawsuit against the Board of Supervisors in response to its approval to rezone a plot of land off ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, March 19, 2021 6:00 am

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