• 70°

Carson Reeher, Author at Farmville - Page 2 of 10

Education

Fuqua takes on the Big Apple

Fuqua School hosted its 15th annual senior class trip to New York City last month. Members of the senior class, as well as visiting exchange ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, January 26, 2017 10:10 am

Local

Community skeptical of business

Members of the Rice community in Prince Edward voiced a wide range of questions and concerns surrounding a proposed Dollar General Store, slated for the ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, January 24, 2017 4:33 pm

Church & Community

Taste of Farmville is Thursday

The Farmville Rotary Club will host it’s annual Taste of Farmville event Thursday from 5-8 p.m. This will be the 13th year the organization has ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, January 24, 2017 3:42 pm

Local

Transitional housing denied

A second public hearing to consider zoning for homeless shelters in Prince Edward County concluded with a recommendation by the planning commission to deny any ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, January 19, 2017 1:53 pm

Education

First school board election is this year

Editor’s Note: This week, we examine the transition from an appointed school board to an elected one in Prince Edward. We dive into the new ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, January 19, 2017 12:53 pm

Buckingham

Ewing named regional director

Rick Ewing has been named the director of the Central Virginia Regional Library (CVRL). Ewing will fill a vacancy left by Peggy Epperson, the previous ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, January 17, 2017 4:06 pm

Local

Annual banquet recognizes volunteers

Meherrin Volunteer Fire and Rescue recognized several members of its organization and their families for their dedication and services during its annual banquet Saturday. During ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, January 17, 2017 4:05 pm

Local

Bartlett’s contract will be renewed

During a closed meeting Tuesday, Prince Edward supervisors agreed to extend County Administrator Wade Bartlett’s contract. According to Lockett District Supervisor Robert M. “Bobby” Jones, ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, January 12, 2017 2:37 pm

Church & Community

From Moton to NASA

A former R.R. Moton High School teacher — turned National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) mathematician — is one of the lead characters in “Hidden ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, January 12, 2017 2:13 pm

Local

Commission will consider permit for shelter

Planners in Prince Edward will hold a public hearing Tuesday at 7 p.m. to consider amendments to the county’s Zoning Ordinance to allow homeless shelters ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, January 12, 2017 2:11 pm

Business

Dollar General proposed for Rice

The Prince Edward County Planning Commission is set to consider a special use permit for a Dollar General store in Rice on Tuesday. The public ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Wednesday, January 11, 2017 9:26 pm

Church & Community

A look through Goin’s lens

The winner of the 2017 Farmville Herald Photo Calendar Contest has had an eye for photography for as long as she can remember. Prospect resident ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, January 10, 2017 9:12 pm

Education

Projects could be finished by 2018

What are the buildings being erected on Longwood’s main campus? Longwood University’s newest projects are in the midst of construction and will near completion within ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Monday, January 9, 2017 6:01 pm

Business

Chamber honors Sullivan

Editor’s Note: This is the final of three installments The Herald has published featuring the three major Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce award winners for ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Monday, January 9, 2017 5:59 pm

Local

Bartlett’s contract in discussion

Supervisors in Prince Edward County will hold a special meeting Tuesday, Jan. 10 to discuss the county administrator’s contract, performance and salary. Wade Bartlett’s current ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Friday, January 6, 2017 9:42 pm

Buckingham

Chairmanships set to rotate next week

A new chairmanship rotation — put in place at the beginning of 2016 for two county boards of supervisors — is set to take its ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, January 5, 2017 2:37 pm

Education

School board will reorganize Monday

The Cumberland County School Board will hold its annual reorganizational meeting next week. The meeting, which will be held on Monday, will be chaired by ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, January 5, 2017 2:32 pm

Buckingham

A life of service and saving others

It’s no surprise that Senior Master Sgt. Donald W. Ballowe has led a life of service. The Dillwyn native was raised by a family with ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, January 5, 2017 2:23 pm

Local

Contract will be discussed

Supervisors in Prince Edward County will hold a special meeting to discuss the county administrator’s contract, performance and salary Tuesday. County Administrator Wade Bartlett’s current ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, January 5, 2017 12:51 pm

Columns

Pulling for a home team

Nothing brings together a community quite like baseball. Having grown up less than an hour’s drive from more than one minor league baseball stadium, I ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, January 3, 2017 1:00 pm

Local

Courthouse security plans not finalized

Prince Edward County supervisors and stakeholders continue to discuss necessary changes to the county’s courthouse security. “No final decisions have been made concerning courthouse security,” ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, January 3, 2017 12:56 pm

Education

Langhorn seeks musical fame

Although Tyler Langhorn is still figuring out what kind of man he will become, he knows he wants to be involved in his community in ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, January 3, 2017 12:51 pm

Buckingham

Habitat aims big for 2017

Farmville Area Habitat for Humanity has big goals for the new year, with plans already established to help several surrounding counties. Habitat just finished a ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, December 29, 2016 10:35 am

Buckingham

Realtors report a ‘steady flow’

According to the Virginia Association of Realtors (VAR), home sales have increased during November compared to past years in the state. The newly released stats, ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, December 29, 2016 10:32 am

Church & Community

Sweetness through creativity

When Karie McCoy moved to Cumberland County, neither she, nor her neighbors, could have guessed the sweet success she would find there. It was there ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, December 29, 2016 10:28 am

Local

Tree builds community pride at Virso

A new Christmas tradition has brought together a small community to remember the “reason for the season.” The Virso Community Center, in Prince Edward County, ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Wednesday, December 28, 2016 5:37 pm

Church & Community

Fore gets his wings back at surprise ceremony

Because of the efforts of a local Boy Scout troop and dedicated friends, a veteran Eagle Scout has his Eagle Scout wings back after the ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Wednesday, December 28, 2016 5:34 pm

< Older Newer >