Jennifer Holton, Author at Farmville

Call Me MISTER

LONGWOOD UNIVERSITY

Longwood’s ‘Call Me MISTER’ program sees results

FARMVILLE – Byron Morgan says he got involved with ‘Call Me MISTER’ by mistake. “The way I got involved, it was all an accident,” Morgan ... Read more

by Jennifer Holton, Tuesday, January 24, 2023 5:45 am

Cumberland County

Cumberland

Cumberland County is a food desert. How do you fix that problem?

CUMBERLAND – Millions of Americans live in food deserts. In Virginia, Cumberland County is Ground Zero. The underserved community has limited access to a grocery ... Read more

by Jennifer Holton, Friday, January 20, 2023 1:50 am

state grocery tax

Buckingham

While the state grocery tax ended this week, local versions remain.

Residents in Buckingham, Cumberland and Prince Edward counties will be paying less for groceries and a couple other items the next time they take a ... Read more

by Jennifer Holton, Thursday, January 5, 2023 2:50 am

Farmville staff

State Law Changes

Minimum wage hike takes effect across Virginia. What changes?

FARMVILLE – Some residents in Farmville and the surrounding area woke up Sunday to a slight pay raise. Virginia has joined roughly two dozen states ... Read more

by Jennifer Holton, Tuesday, January 3, 2023 2:43 am