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Education

LU Music welcomes community

In just a year’s time, Longwood University has already expanded music education opportunities for community members of all ages. Kristen Topham, director of the Longwood ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, December 27, 2016 12:59 pm

Church & Community

Christmas Mother fills need

The Cumberland Christmas Mother brought Christmas to 152 area families this year. Of those families, gifts were given to 307 children. The organization had raised ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, December 27, 2016 12:56 pm

Education

Google donates Chromebooks

Google has fulfilled a Prince Edward County Middle School (PECMS) teacher’s request for computers for her students. The company wished Jonelle Davis a happy holiday ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, December 27, 2016 12:49 pm

Church & Community

Chambers flies to success

A Buckingham native is giving back to the younger generation through his passion for music and art. Deonte Chambers, born and raised in Buckingham County, ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, December 22, 2016 1:47 pm

Education

Soil test taken before purchase

Was soil testing conducted on the former Buffalo Shook property prior to Longwood University Purchasing it for future use as a baseball field? Environmental testing ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, December 20, 2016 12:46 pm

Local

Supervisors hear road requests

Three people asked for Route 744 to be repaired by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) during the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors’ Dec. ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, December 20, 2016 12:38 pm

Local

FARM homeless shelter closed

A recently opened homeless shelter in Prince Edward County has closed its doors until a special use permit for the property can be obtained. Although ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, December 15, 2016 11:56 am

Buckingham

Jail authority progress made

Prince Edward County took steps toward creating the Piedmont Regional Jail Authority (PRJA). During its meeting Tuesday, the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors approved ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, December 15, 2016 11:01 am

Church & Community

Christmas Mother gives gifts

Hundreds of children’s Christmas holiday will be a little brighter this year — because of the Heart of Virginia Christmas Mother. The inaugural year of ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, December 13, 2016 10:35 am

Local

Clark holds sentencing forum

A forum about sentencing options in the criminal justice system held Thursday drew a crowd of community members eager to learn. Prince Edward County Commonwealth’s ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, December 13, 2016 10:31 am

Education

Reid will remain on school board

Longtime Cumberland County School Board member George Reid Jr. will remain on the board for another four-year term. Reid’s acceptance follows a write-in vote during ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, December 13, 2016 10:01 am

Local

Town to change parking signage

The Farmville Town Council on Wednesday discussed downtown parking, the loss of the Greyhound Bus Station and the continued development of future businesses. Council members ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Friday, December 9, 2016 6:07 am

Buckingham

BCPS wins Green Challenge

Buckingham County Public Schools won first place in the state for “going green.” The school system is one of three chosen as winners for the ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, December 8, 2016 12:28 pm

Cumberland

Board to discuss coalition

The Cumberland County School Board may solidify its involvement with the Coalfield Coalition during its December meeting. After discussing at its previous meeting, the board ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, December 8, 2016 12:11 pm

Church & Community

Art for FACES

Resident artists used their talent to give back to FACES Food Pantry in a big way. The Department of Theater, Art, and Graphic and Animation ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, December 8, 2016 12:08 pm

Education

Board learns about New Horizons

Prince Edward School Board members Wednesday learned about New Horizons Academy. Director of Support Services Richard Goode, who oversees the alternative education program and helps ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, December 8, 2016 12:01 pm

Education

Scholastic team dominates

The Prince Edward County High School scholastic bowl team has made strides during its matches this year, boasting an 11-1 record so far this year. ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, December 8, 2016 11:51 am

Education

LU changes curriculum

A new curriculum and a renewed contract mark Longwood University’s future following Friday’s board of visitors meeting. The curriculum changes will put an emphasis on ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, December 6, 2016 7:00 pm

Education

PECPS ‘listens’ to parents at forum

“It’s about your vision. What are those things you want your children to be able to do,” said Superintendent Dr. Barbara Johnson as she opened ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, December 6, 2016 6:58 pm

Buckingham

SPCA pays to spay

A Lunenburg County man’s sacrifice on Thanksgiving evening reflects a need that spans Southside Virginia. The fundraiser earned money to spay and neuter the animals ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Thursday, December 1, 2016 11:21 am

Local

Lofts on track for 3rd Street

A new apartment complex on West Third Street will open its doors in August to a mix of student and resident tenants. The building — ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Wednesday, November 30, 2016 8:28 pm

Columns

Endowment will transform Longwood

During this season of giving, Longwood University has received possibly the most thoughtful gift a donor could bestow. Joan and Macon Brock’s $5.9 million endowment ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, November 29, 2016 2:27 pm

Cumberland

CCPS joins Coalfield Coalition

Cumberland County School Board members approved moving forward with becoming part of a coalition that will petition the state for increased funding for rural schools. ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, November 29, 2016 2:24 pm

Local

Abilene Road speed reconsidered

Supervisors in Prince Edward County recently continued discussing the need for a reduced speed limit on Abilene Road (Route 604). Prior to their Nov. 8 ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, November 29, 2016 2:22 pm

Church & Community

Saint John’s serves 500 meals

Saint John’s Lutheran Church brought Thanksgiving dinner to 500 people. A small group of 20 people from the church joined together about four months ago ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Tuesday, November 29, 2016 1:14 pm

Lifestyle Main

From hairdresser to bodybuilder

All it took was a comment about her weight from a client for Brittany Guill to decide to turn her life around and become a ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Monday, November 28, 2016 10:58 pm

Church & Community

Leighton seeks to lead

A love for math and an inclination to lead are all that’s needed for a middle school student to be noticed. Ten-year-old Leighton Folz is ... Read more

by Carson Reeher, Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:00 pm

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