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Carson Reeher, Author at Farmville

Local

Sparking communication between police, citizens

Farmville Police Chief A.Q. “Andy” Ellington welcomed questions and comments from those eating eggs, bacon and hot coffee Jan. 3 during the department’s Coffee and ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, February 23, 2017 1:05 pm

Carson Reeher

Moving to Main Street

When I first accepted my position as a staff reporter with The Herald, one of the responses I heard most often was “Are you sure ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, February 16, 2017 2:27 pm

Local

Board approves $120K loan for squad

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to provide the Prince Edward Volunteer Rescue Squad with a $120,000 loan. The funds are available ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:55 pm

Lifestyles

Red Door 104 calls for submissions

Farmville’s Red Door 104 Gallery is seeking artists for its “Creative Prompt” art competition — open to all area artists, including writers, musicians and visual ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:30 pm

Lifestyle Main

Slipping into success

Clean Living Soaps is raising the bar for homemade toiletries, one bath bomb at a time. Emma Marie Webb — the creator behind the products ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:15 pm

Local

Transitional housing denied

During a packed meeting Tuesday, county supervisors in Prince Edward voted to kill changes to the Zoning Ordinance which would have allowed homeless shelters to ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Wednesday, February 15, 2017 9:57 pm

Buckingham

Saunders takes icy plunge for others

Robert Saunders has taken the plunge into a life dedicated to serving others. Saunders, known by his friends as “Gravy,” is a regular participant in ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:58 pm

Local

One charged in Sunday accident

A two-car collision Sunday night in Farmville sent one man to the hospital. “Tyriq L. Welton, of Prospect, has been charged with fail to yield ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:56 pm

Local

Supervisors, Bartlett agree to new contract

County supervisors have agreed to a new contract for Prince Edward County Administrator Wade Bartlett. The 6-2 vote in favor of the contract took place ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, February 9, 2017 12:42 pm

Local

Thursday stabbing under investigation

A stabbing reported last week remains under investigation, according to Farmville Police Department (FPD) Chief A.Q. “Andy” Ellington. The incident reportedly took place around midnight ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, February 7, 2017 5:45 pm

Cumberland

FACES won’t use STEPS for hub

The Farmville Area Community Emergency Services (FACES) and FeedMore (the Central Virginia Food Bank) are moving forward in their efforts to expand their food distribution ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, February 7, 2017 5:44 pm

Buckingham

Dog bill defeated by one vote

Members of the Virginia House of Delegates killed a bill Monday which specifically targeted dog hunters. The legislation, House Bill (HB) 1900, proposed by House ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, February 7, 2017 5:27 pm

Local

Jaycees give top honors

Members of the Farmville Jaycees were recognized for their dedication and service to the community during the group’s annual awards banquet recently. The event, which ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, February 2, 2017 4:00 pm

Lifestyle Main

New center will recycle eyeglasses

The Farmville Lions Club has its sights set on fulfilling a need for eye exams and eyeglasses in Central Virginia. District Gov. Heather Jones-Lancto said ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, February 2, 2017 2:34 pm

Buckingham

Controversial dog bill is amended

A bill under consideration by the Virginia General Assembly has been amended to directly impact dog hunters. If adopted, House Bill (HB) 1900, proposed by ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, February 2, 2017 2:29 pm

Cumberland

Congressman seeks to empower students

U.S. Rep. Tom Garrett, R-Buckingham, visited students in Cumberland and Prince Edward on Thursday. The congressman spent part of the afternoon sharing his philosophy and ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, February 2, 2017 2:23 pm

Business

Variance approved for Dollar General

Efforts to bring a Dollar General to Rice earned favor from the Prince Edward County Board of Zoning Appeals during its Tuesday meeting. The board ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, February 2, 2017 1:45 pm

Local

Women charged in break-in

Two 26-year-old women were charged early Sunday in connection with a reported burglary and breaking and entering in the 100 block of Callaway Lane in ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, January 31, 2017 2:20 pm

News

Homemade tastes draw hundreds

Area 12 Special Olympics members, from left, Johann Greer, Joyce Ward, Melissa Ward, Bob “Sunshine” Barnhill and Rita Anema serve chili during the annual Taste ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, January 31, 2017 2:15 pm

Education

Schools could face $450K budget deficit

Members of the Cumberland County School board could soon be grappling with a $450,000 budget deficit for the upcoming fiscal year due to cuts from ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, January 31, 2017 2:08 pm

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Manifold’s legacy remains

Though this community lost Roderick V. “Rod” Manifold sooner than we would have liked, his legacy is one we can all help to carry on. ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, January 31, 2017 12:51 pm

Education

Rice named judge in national contest

A Prince Edward County educator is making strides in changing the conversation around math and science learning. Barbara Rice, a sixth-grade teacher at the county’s ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, January 26, 2017 1:45 pm

Buckingham

Counties approve jail authority

The Piedmont Regional Jail is in the final steps of establishing itself as a jail authority. The authority will replace the current system, which consists ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, January 26, 2017 1:44 pm

Buckingham

Legislation could affect dog hunting

A bill under consideration by the Virginia General Assembly is being criticized by hunters and proponents of the sport. If adopted, House Bill (HB) 1900, ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, January 26, 2017 1:26 pm

Buckingham

Manifold was an ‘inspiration’

Roderick “Rod” V. Manifold touched friends, family and hundreds of health care professionals across Virginia during his life. The 69-year-old has left behind a legacy ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, January 26, 2017 1:15 pm

Local

Mason gets top honors

Members of the Prospect Volunteer Fire Department (PVFD) honored Chief Al Mason as Fireman of the Year during their recent annual banquet. During the event, ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, January 26, 2017 1:11 pm

Church & Community

Jericho Baptist remembers King’s service

Jericho Baptist Church invited the community to remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during a service last week. The Jan. 16 program was organized by ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, January 26, 2017 1:03 pm

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