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Italia Gregory, Author at Farmville

HEART OF VIRGINIA

Dr. Ward, community leader, dies

Southside Virginia native Dr. William Edward Ward, 84, of Chesapeake, died Tuesday, July 10. Ward is credited as being the first black mayor of Chesapeake ... Read more

by Italia Gregory, Thursday, July 19, 2018 12:10 pm

Prince Edward

High-speed pursuit damages two police cars

A Friday morning high-speed pursuit resulted in two mildly damaged police cars, according to information from the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Department. A release from the ... Read more

by Italia Gregory, Thursday, May 31, 2018 6:40 pm

Buckingham

Authority will reimburse Forest Pro

Virginia’s Heartland Regional Industrial Facility Authority has agreed to pay $40,000 in reimbursements to Forest Pro Inc., providing set provisions are met after construction of ... Read more

by Italia Gregory, Tuesday, February 7, 2017 5:38 pm

Cumberland

Awards honor teachers

Catherine Baber Fleischman was recently named Cumberland’s 2016 Teacher of the Year, while spouses Chiara Guardo Hoyt and Andrew Jeffrey Hoyt were named teachers of ... Read more

by Italia Gregory, Thursday, May 26, 2016 2:31 pm

Business

Apartment vote could be June 8

The Farmville Town Council will discuss the proposed $20 million 120-unit Farmville Town Center apartment complex at its Wednesday work session and potentially vote on ... Read more

by Italia Gregory, Thursday, May 26, 2016 2:30 pm

Buckingham

Regional Fire Training Center complete

The Farmville Volunteer Fire Department and other volunteer firefighters across the region are welcoming increased training opportunities with the completion of the Farmville Regional Fire ... Read more

by Italia Gregory, Thursday, May 26, 2016 2:11 pm

Education

Honeycutt explains abstention

Why did Sherry Honeycutt abstain from voting on the new school superintendent? By Italia Gregory The Farmville Herald Farmville District School Board Representative Sherry Honeycutt ... Read more

by Italia Gregory, Tuesday, May 24, 2016 2:15 pm

Education

Reductions balance budget

Prince Edward school board members have agreed to reduce spending in instruction, transportation and administration to balance its budget for the upcoming 2016-17 fiscal year. ... Read more

by Italia Gregory, Tuesday, May 24, 2016 2:07 pm

Business

Commission will meet Monday on proposed apartments

    The Town of Farmville’s planning commission will meet to review a request for a conditional use permit from Farmville Associates, LLC on Monday ... Read more

by Italia Gregory, Saturday, May 21, 2016 1:02 pm

Local

No tax increases in budget

There are no tax or fee increases in the Farmville Town Council’s proposed $26.4 million fiscal year 2016-17 budget. The council recently voted to advertise ... Read more

by Italia Gregory, Thursday, May 19, 2016 4:05 pm

Local

Grants sought for Hotel Weyanoke project

The Farmville Town Council has adopted a resolution in support of grant funds from the Tobacco Region Opportunity Fund (TROF) for the Hotel Weyanoke renovation ... Read more

by Italia Gregory, Thursday, May 19, 2016 3:44 pm

Education

School board makes offer

An applicant has been chosen to serve as the next superintendent of schools in Prince Edward. The county’s school board voted Wednesday to approve the ... Read more

by Italia Gregory, Wednesday, May 18, 2016 10:25 pm

Local

LU purchases Travis Building

The Farmville Town Council has agreed to sell the vacant Travis Building to the Longwood University Real Estate Foundation. The building, which the town purchased ... Read more

by Italia Gregory, Tuesday, May 17, 2016 1:26 pm

Education

Buckingham students receive scholarships, awards

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by Italia Gregory, Tuesday, May 17, 2016 12:55 pm

Business

Speakers decry apartments

Concerns about traffic and the need for more apartments in Farmville were aired during a public hearing Tuesday. The town council and planning commission took ... Read more

by Italia Gregory, Thursday, May 12, 2016 2:11 pm

Education

Petitions seek elected board

At least 10 petitions are being circulated in Prince Edward County to get the question of whether the county’s school board should be elected by ... Read more

by Italia Gregory, Thursday, May 12, 2016 2:07 pm

Business

FERN garden construction to begin soon

The Town of Farmville’s FERN (Farmville Enhancement of Roads and Neighborhoods) project is underway and sponsorships are being accepted for projects. According to a town ... Read more

by Italia Gregory, Thursday, May 12, 2016 1:57 pm

Education

Reductions at PECPS could include employee raises

The Prince Edward County School Board is considering reductions in expenditures to balance its FY 2016-17 school budget approved by the county’s board of supervisors. ... Read more

by Italia Gregory, Thursday, May 12, 2016 1:46 pm

Education

Girls and Boys State representatives named

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by Italia Gregory, Thursday, May 12, 2016 1:26 pm

Buckingham

Primary school principal to retire

Buckingham County Primary School Principal Pennie Allen has announced that she will retire on June 30. Allen has served as principal of Buckingham Primary for ... Read more

by Italia Gregory, Tuesday, May 10, 2016 1:15 pm

Education

Fuqua valedictorian accepted into West Point

Fuqua School senior David Hice has been accepted to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point — fulfilling a dream since seventh grade. “My dream ... Read more

by Italia Gregory, Tuesday, May 10, 2016 1:04 pm

Business

Apartment complex hearing set

The Farmville Town Council will hold a joint public hearing with the town’s planning commission to hear citizen comments regarding on a proposed apartment complex, ... Read more

by Italia Gregory, Thursday, May 5, 2016 6:18 pm

Education

Smith named Regional Superintendent of the Year

Prince Edward’s Superintendent of Schools Dr. David Smith has been named Superintendent of the Year for Region 8. “It’s an honor to be recognized by ... Read more

by Italia Gregory, Thursday, May 5, 2016 5:48 pm

Local

Davis, Dwyer, Hunter re-elected

Incumbents J.J. “Jamie” Davis, Donald Hunter and Dan Dwyer were re-elected Tuesday to another four-year term on the Farmville Town Council. The three members faced ... Read more

by Italia Gregory, Tuesday, May 3, 2016 8:34 pm

Education

Top three candidates identified

The Prince Edward County School Board and Superintendent Search Committee identified three candidates of the 34 applicants on Friday who matched the division’s leadership profile. ... Read more

by Italia Gregory, Tuesday, May 3, 2016 3:50 pm

Education

Colleagues praise Dove

Fellow school board members say they’ll miss working with Buffalo District Representative and School Board Chairman Russell Dove, who didn’t reapply to serve on the ... Read more

by Italia Gregory, Tuesday, May 3, 2016 3:33 pm

Local

Elections are Tuesday

The election for three members of the Farmville Town Council is set for Tuesday. The three candidates seeking re-election won’t see any competition on the ... Read more

by Italia Gregory, Thursday, April 28, 2016 1:47 pm

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