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Buckingham

Voting districts redrawn

The Buckingham Board of Supervisors voted Monday, Dec. 13, to approve a redistricting ordinance change following the 2020 U.S. Census results. During the meeting, County ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, December 16, 2021 6:26 pm

Cumberland

Former Sheriff Marshall Smith passes

Cumberland County citizens were saddened this week to hear of the passing of former Sheriff Marshall Snead Smith. Smith, born March 25, 1939, passed away ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, December 16, 2021 6:25 pm

Farmville

Chemo care pouches donated to Centra

With the help of family, friends and church, a local woman recently donated more than 70 chemo care pouches to Centra Southside Community Hospital in ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, December 14, 2021 3:24 pm

COVID-19

Cases on the rise as omicron hits VA

COVID-19 cases are trending upward in several different Piedmont Health District counties as the omicron variant is spotted in Virginia; meanwhile, The U.S. Food and ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, December 14, 2021 2:02 pm

Farmville

Former Mayor Newman: A statesman, gentleman and lifelong aviator

Friends, coworkers and family members were heartbroken to hear of the recent passing of Former Town of Farmville Mayor Sydnor “Syd” C. Newman Jr. While ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, December 10, 2021 4:38 pm

Farmville

Pedestrian struck in crosswalk

A pedestrian was airlifted from Farmville to the Medical College of Virginia after being struck in a crosswalk Monday. According to Farmville Police Chief Andy ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, December 10, 2021 4:30 pm

Cumberland

Christmas parade set for this weekend

Sunday, Dec. 12, will be an exciting day for Cumberland County as residents young and old gather together for the annual Cumberland Christmas Parade. The ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, December 10, 2021 4:30 pm

Columns

Christmas parade brings holiday cheer

It seemed like nearly all of Farmville had come out Sunday, Dec. 5, to watch the annual Farmville Jaycees Christmas Parade. Hundreds of citizens lined ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, December 10, 2021 6:00 am

Buckingham

BCPS shut down over threats

Buckingham County Public Schools (BCPS) students were moved to virtual-only learning Wednesday, Dec. 8, through Friday, Dec. 10, after the school system reportedly received threats ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, December 8, 2021 3:04 pm

Education

Enrollment down across area

New data recently released by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) reveals public school enrollment has dropped 3.6% across the commonwealth since before the pandemic, ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, December 8, 2021 6:00 am

COVID-19

Cases rising as omicron enters U.S.

Officials are continuing to heavily encourage vaccination and booster shots as local counties see large increases in their COVID-19 cases this week and more than ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, December 8, 2021 6:00 am

Farmville

Stars help raise funds for SPCA

Pet owners brought their pups and pooches to the Holiday Inn Express in Farmville Sunday, Dec. 5, for the Southside SPCA’s 10th Annual Holiday Donation ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, December 8, 2021 6:00 am

Prince Edward

Burn ban declared as brush fires occur

Prince Edward County has declared a local emergency and instituted a county-wide burn ban. Already, officials are seeing a number of brush fires occur in ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, December 6, 2021 6:00 am

FARMVILLE THE MAGAZINE

Artist in Residence — Patrick Wade: Farmville gets inked

Farmville is rich in artistic talent, from potters and painters to musicians and crocheters. Amid the many creators who reside in town are a special ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Saturday, December 4, 2021 10:00 am

Prince Edward

Needed improvements discussed

If Prince Edward residents had a “Christmas wish list” for county improvements, it appears better public schools would be at the very top of the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, December 1, 2021 6:00 am

Cumberland

Green Ridge continues to seek permit approval

More than a year and a half after filing its Part A Notice of Intent (NOI) application to the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, December 1, 2021 6:00 am

COVID-19

New variant sparks concern

Local health officials are imploring residents to improve the community’s defensive line against the coronavirus following the discovery of a new, rapidly-growing variant of the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, November 30, 2021 6:00 am

ASKED AND ANSWERED BY ALEXA

Opinion — Making an educated decision

Last Monday, I was making baked chicken for dinner. When the oven timer went off, I pulled the bird out the oven and sliced it ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, November 25, 2021 6:00 am

Local

CVRL teams up with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Kids in Farmville, Buckingham and Prince Edward can now receive a free book every month until the age of five thanks to a new partnership ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, November 24, 2021 6:07 pm

COVID-19

Parents discuss child vaccine

With local children ages 5-11 now eligible for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, local families are discussing whether or not their young ones will roll up ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, November 24, 2021 5:49 pm

LIFESTYLES

WWII vet turns 100

Community members and organizations came out Tuesday, Nov. 17, to Centra’s PACE (Program for All-incluive Care for the Elderly) center in Farmville to celebrate the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, November 24, 2021 5:04 pm

Cumberland

Communications system needs updating

A mutual aid agreement between fire and EMS personnel in Cumberland, Goochland and Fluvanna counties has raised questions about the Cumberland’s pressing need for an ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, November 24, 2021 4:49 pm

Cumberland

Pickup overturns onto state trooper vehicle in 4-car Cumberland crash

Virginia State Police (VSP) is investigating a four-vehicle crash which occurred at the intersection of Route 60 and Route 45 in Cumberland.  According to VSP ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, November 24, 2021 4:23 pm

Buckingham

All adults now eligible for boosters

As the state and some local counties begin seeing a rise in coronavirus cases, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized booster shots ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, November 23, 2021 4:00 pm

Cumberland

Envigo cited for animal welfare violations

The Envigo research facility in Cumberland County, the largest dog-breeding facility in the state of Virginia, has once again caught the attention of state legislators ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, November 23, 2021 3:50 pm

FARMVILLE THE MAGAZINE

The top 10 Thanksgiving foods, ranked

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. While nothing makes me happier than getting to spend time with family and express gratitude for all of ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Sunday, November 21, 2021 8:00 am

Farmville

Dance classes offered for grownups

Many of the area’s adults have children or grandchildren who take dance classes at the renowned Five Pointes Dance Center on South Main Street in ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Saturday, November 20, 2021 10:33 am

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