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Cumberland

Christmas Mother extends application deadline

The Cumberland Christmas Mother program has extended its deadline for applications. Each year, the program helps bring holiday joy to hundreds of area families by ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, November 3, 2021 6:00 am

Buckingham

Organization aids wild cat colonies

A Charlottesville-based nonprofit is helping to improve the lives of feral cats and reduce wild cat colonies throughout central Virginia, including in Buckingham and Cumberland ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, November 2, 2021 2:34 pm

COVID-19

Pfizer authorized for children ages 5-11

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in children ages 5-11. Meanwhile, the Piedmont Health District ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, November 2, 2021 2:30 pm

FARMVILLE THE MAGAZINE

The Barn at Gully Tavern: Tying the knot in the Heart of Virginia

Nestled inside of a family farm on Gully Tavern Road in Rice is a stunning and elegant wedding venue which has taken the area bridal ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, November 1, 2021 6:00 pm

Cumberland

$290,000 raised for Esh children

Community members, family, friends and even strangers have successfully raised over $290,000 to help with medical bills and other expenses of the children whose parents ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, October 29, 2021 5:27 pm

Buckingham

Hicks to retire

After 31 years of service in public education and touching the lives of countless students all over the commonwealth, Buckingham County Public School (BCPS) Superintendent ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, October 28, 2021 6:41 pm

Cumberland

Ordinance may ban at-large fowl

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors is considering an amendment to the county’s animal control ordinance which could make it unlawful for residents to allow ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, October 28, 2021 6:09 pm

Cumberland

Man dead after car vs. UTV crash

A Cumberland man succumbed to his injuries last week after a car vs. UTV crash. According to Virginia State Police (VSP) Public Relations Coordinator Shelby ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, October 27, 2021 1:25 pm

Buckingham

SUP for cell tower approved

The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved a special use permit (SUP) for a 199-foot cell tower expected to bring expanded cell phone ... Read more

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

Cumberland

Forestry tax deferrals could end

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors has scheduled a workshop for Nov. 4 in preparation for a vote which could end the tax exemption on ... Read more

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

Buckingham

Board passes medical freedom resolution

The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors voted 4-3 on Tuesday, Sept. 12, to adopt a medical freedom resolution surrounding the mandating of medical treatment, specifically ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, October 26, 2021 4:51 pm

Buckingham

Moderna, J&J boosters now available

The health district is observing another week of reduced COVID-19 cases just as Virginians become eligible for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson booster shots, ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, October 25, 2021 5:10 pm

Farmville

Lindsay’s story of hope: Terminal breast cancer at 29

A young Farmville woman had her life turned upside down when only a few months ago she was suddenly diagnosed with terminal breast cancer. But ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, October 22, 2021 7:05 am

Cumberland

Locals grieve after deadly buggy crash

Cumberland County and the surrounding communities are joining together to raise funds and provide support for the eight children whose parents were tragically killed when ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, October 21, 2021 2:53 pm

cumberland county public schools

Dukes march to victory

Cumberland County Public School’s (CuCPS) Marching Dukes came home victorious Saturday, Oct. 9, from the Midlothian Showcase of Bands. Although the win itself was exciting, ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, October 21, 2021 2:43 pm

Buckingham

Solar revenue sharing ordinance approved

Buckingham is the latest county to approve a revenue sharing ordinance for solar farms following increased interest in solar projects in rural Virginia. New legislation ... Read more

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

COVID-19

More than 50% of Piedmont now vaccinated

With cases continuing to slow over the last week, just over half of those eligible in the Piedmont Health District have now been vaccinated against ... Read more

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

Buckingham

Hearing for massive solar project in Buckingham set

The Buckingham Board of Supervisors has voted to schedule a public hearing at its November Board meeting to discuss a special use permit (SUP) for ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 6:00 am

Buckingham

Halloween candy is back on the menu

Grab your costumes and prepare for a sugar rush because trick-or-treating has returned.  While health and safety concerns surrounding the pandemic canceled trick-or-treating in Farmville ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, October 15, 2021 3:38 pm

COVID-19

Schools see dip in cases

Area schools seem to be seeing a similar downtrend in COVID-19 cases as the health district. In Prince Edward and most surrounding counties, coronavirus cases ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, October 14, 2021 8:56 pm

Farmville

‘Ghosts’ haunt town on state road trip

While “ghosts” are not an uncommon sight in the month of October, approximately 25 of them, Rolls-Royce Silver Ghosts to be exact, stopped by Farmville ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, October 14, 2021 8:51 pm

Local

Rice leaves mark on area’s structures

Farmville and surrounding communities were heartbroken this month after the passing of Michael “Mike” Rice, a local carpenter and master craftsman whose efforts helped to ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, October 14, 2021 8:05 pm

Cumberland

Driver rescued after crash

Crews responded Wednesday morning, Oct. 13, to a report of an overturned vehicle in Cartersville. According to Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department officials, the Cumberland and ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, October 14, 2021 8:04 pm

PROSPECT

Rodeo comes to town

The Prospect Volunteer Fire Department held its First Annual Harvest Bulls and Barrels rodeo event Saturday, Oct. 9. The fundraiser, handled by True Grit Rodeos, ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, October 14, 2021 7:00 pm

Sailor's Creek Battlefield

Autumn Fire: Burning the Valley, Part 2

On Saturday, Oct. 16, at 1 p.m. Sailor’s Creek Battlefield Historical State Park will host a program about the military campaigns within the Shenandoah Valley ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 6:00 am

COVID-19

Emergency authorization sought for COVID pill

The health district and local hospitals are seeing some very encouraging numbers surrounding COVID-19 cases just as the news comes that an antiviral pill for ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 6:00 am

Buckingham

Phone issues worrying citizens

Citizens, business owners and government officials of Buckingham County are expressing concerns regarding countywide phone line issues. Locals have reported problems with obtaining a dial ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 3:58 pm

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