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Hidalgo sentenced

A Farmville man was recently found guilty of felonious obtaining of money by false pretenses. Prince Edward County Commonwealth’s Attorney Megan Clark said Hector Hidalgo ... Read more

by Brian Klingenfus, Thursday, April 27, 2017 10:58 am

News

Wallace pleads guilty to heroin charges

Farmville resident Shelby Wallace recently pled guilty to two counts of distribution to accommodate a schedule I/II controlled substance, namely heroin, according to Prince Edward ... Read more

by Brian Klingenfus, Tuesday, April 25, 2017 10:15 am

Uncategorized

‘The love that I never had’

Henry and Phyllis Wynn, of Cumberland, have had more than 15 children, and at the age of 63, the Wynns say they have no plans ... Read more

by Brian Klingenfus, Tuesday, April 25, 2017 9:50 am

Buckingham

Football field will see improvements

Buckingham County High School’s football field is set to see improvements. According to High School Athletic Director Dr. Jeffrey Garrett, the county’s school board recently ... Read more

by Brian Klingenfus, Tuesday, April 25, 2017 9:44 am

Cumberland

Supervisors discuss landfill contract

Supervisors in Cumberland County met in closed session during their regular meeting Tuesday to further discuss the host community agreement between the county and Republic ... Read more

by Brian Klingenfus, Thursday, April 13, 2017 2:19 pm

Cumberland

Educators plead for funding: Six positions could be eliminated at schools

Public school educators — including Division Superintendent Dr. Amy Griffin — pleaded with county supervisors in Cumberland on Tuesday for increased funding for the schools during a ... Read more

by Brian Klingenfus, Thursday, April 13, 2017 2:10 pm

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‘I know they care’

As someone toying with the idea of teaching in the distant future, I often hear the phrase, “I didn’t go into teaching because of the ... Read more

by Brian Klingenfus, Tuesday, April 11, 2017 10:32 am

Church & Community

Hicks set to record first album

Gospel singer Bemeché Hicks is making his dream come true. Recording his first gospel album, Hicks is set to perform a medley of gospel hymns ... Read more

by Brian Klingenfus, Tuesday, April 11, 2017 10:08 am

Education

Longwood’s Delta Zeta sorority suspended

The Epsilon Tau chapter of Delta Zeta, one of 10 social sororities on Longwood’s campus, has been suspended for three years by its national organization. ... Read more

by Brian Klingenfus, Thursday, April 6, 2017 9:03 pm

Education

Four professors get works published

Four Longwood University English and creative writing professors have had their writing works published in recent months. Dr. Craig Challender, professor of modern American literature, ... Read more

by Brian Klingenfus, Thursday, April 6, 2017 4:26 pm

Lifestyle Main

‘Twice as Nice’ sale brings unity

The parking lot at 145 Campbell Hill Road in Prospect was packed on March 31 and April 1 as the Prospect Volunteer Fire Department (PVFD) ... Read more

by Brian Klingenfus, Thursday, April 6, 2017 12:40 pm

Cumberland

Contract termination pending

Republic Services says its contract with the county to build a landfill in Cumberland has been “effectively terminated” and the matter is being “finalized.” “As ... Read more

by Brian Klingenfus, Thursday, April 6, 2017 12:30 pm

Cumberland

Level funding proposed for schools

In its advertised budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year, Cumberland County supervisors are proposing to level-fund the schools, giving the division the same amount of ... Read more

by Brian Klingenfus, Thursday, April 6, 2017 10:47 am

Local

Johns Memorial roof undergoing repairs

Q: What’s going on with the construction work at Johns Memorial Episcopal Church on High Street? Johns Memorial Episcopal Church in Farmville is seeing work ... Read more

by Brian Klingenfus, Tuesday, April 4, 2017 10:08 am

Education

Relay event raises over $66K

Longwood University held its annual Relay for Life event March 24-25, raising more than $66,000 for the American Cancer Society. The school has been hosting ... Read more

by Brian Klingenfus, Thursday, March 30, 2017 1:16 pm

Cumberland

Budget hearing is April 11

No tax increases are included in the proposed fiscal year (FY) 2017-18 county operating budget in Cumberland County. According to District Three Supervisor and Board ... Read more

by Brian Klingenfus, Thursday, March 30, 2017 12:32 pm

Education

Big Event gives back

Nearly 200 Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) students and community volunteers observed and participated in the school’s annual Big Event on Saturday. The Big Event began in ... Read more

by Brian Klingenfus, Tuesday, March 28, 2017 10:13 am

Buckingham

Division gets high marks from AdvancED

AdvancED, a nonpartisan organization that conducts on-site external reviews of school divisions and individual schools, has awarded Buckingham County Public Schools full accreditation status. The ... Read more

by Brian Klingenfus, Tuesday, March 28, 2017 9:14 am

Buckingham

Donation nets 125 backpacks

Farmville Area Community Emergency Resources (FACES) has received a donation of 125 backpacks for a program that puts food in the mouths of children in ... Read more

by Brian Klingenfus, Wednesday, March 22, 2017 9:55 pm

Local

Friends donate to library

The Friends of the Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library recently presented a donation of $1,500 to Children’s Programmer Megan Almond in support of children’s programming activities ... Read more

by Brian Klingenfus, Tuesday, March 21, 2017 12:10 pm

Buckingham

Council considering candidates for clerk

Has the Town of Dillwyn hired a clerk or treasurer yet? By Brian Klingenfus The Farmville Herald The Dillwyn Town Council continues to consider candidates ... Read more

by Brian Klingenfus, Tuesday, March 21, 2017 11:44 am

Cumberland

Giles’ contract extended to 2020

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors unanimously agreed Tuesday to renew County Administrator and County Attorney Vivian Seay Giles’ employment contract through June 2020. The ... Read more

by Brian Klingenfus, Thursday, March 16, 2017 4:11 pm

Education

Progress continues on airplane

Construction continues on an airplane being constructed at Fuqua School by students in the school’s aviation class. The aviation course offers classroom instruction on airplanes ... Read more

by Brian Klingenfus, Tuesday, March 14, 2017 6:42 pm

Cumberland

Supervisors to consider extension of Giles’ contract; changes include salary increase

  The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to discuss possibly renewing County Administrator and Attorney Vivian Seay Giles’ contract during its Tuesday meeting. ... Read more

by Brian Klingenfus, Sunday, March 12, 2017 8:10 pm

Education

Students show their skills

Students from Buckingham County High School’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) Center participated in several SkillsUSA competitions last month, vying for the top spots in ... Read more

by Brian Klingenfus, Thursday, March 9, 2017 10:59 am

News

Werth runs for his son

A professor at Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) is using his love for running to help raise awareness and money for muscular dystrophy (MD). Trinkle Professor of ... Read more

by Brian Klingenfus, Thursday, March 9, 2017 10:50 am

Education

The bumpy road to accreditation

Editor’s note: This week, we examine school accreditation rankings in Buckingham, particularly looking at the county’s elementary school, which has struggled in English for four ... Read more

by Brian Klingenfus, Thursday, March 9, 2017 10:36 am

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