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Fuqua

School begins $1.9 million project

The Rural Education Foundation Board (REFB) and Fuqua School have embarked on a $1.9 million facilities improvement project, one that officials say, through utilizing mechanisms ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, September 7, 2017 1:05 pm

Buckingham

Solar farm brings benefits

About 5,000 of the estimated 66,000 solar panels have been installed at Dominion Energy’s Buckingham I Solar Facility — a nearly 200-acre project that has an ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, September 7, 2017 12:38 pm

Pipeline

Habitats proposed for pipeline route

Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) LLC has announced an initiative to establish new habitats for butterflies, bees and other pollinator insects along the route of the ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Tuesday, September 5, 2017 12:38 pm

Farmville

Half marathon set for Sept. 9

Saturday marks the fifth year in a row the annual Farmville Downtown Partnership (FDP) Half Marathon and 5K will bring an extra jolt of life ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Tuesday, September 5, 2017 12:22 pm

Local

Sunday morning fire destroys home

One person was displaced when their home was destroyed following a grease fire in the residence’s kitchen Sunday morning. The fire at the home on ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Sunday, September 3, 2017 5:55 pm

Education

Transformer fire leaves H-SC in the dark

HAMPDEN SYDNEY — A transformer fire left students in the dark at Hampden-Sydney College on Friday night. According to the college’s website, as of 9:31 ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Friday, September 1, 2017 10:00 pm

Local

Contact awry in inmate death

Prince Edward County Commonwealth’s Attorney Megan Clark contends Piedmont Regional Jail (PRJ) officials never contacted her regarding an attack on an inmate that would later ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Friday, September 1, 2017 6:14 pm

Buckingham

Zoning a ‘powerful’ tool for localities

Q: What is zoning? How does it work, and how do governments and people use it? What’s the purpose of it? Permitted by actions of ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Monday, August 28, 2017 6:04 pm

Columns

Welcoming new neighbors

Though they’ve been in Farmville for about one week now, I’d like to use this space to welcome the newest residents of our community to ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, August 24, 2017 3:56 pm

Buckingham

Old school is ‘structurally sound’

The former Dillwyn Primary School building at the intersection of U.S. Route 15 and Route 20 just south of Dillwyn is “structurally sound” to house ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, August 24, 2017 3:20 pm

Farmville

Restaurant work could start soon

Q: I still see the “For Lease” sign on the property at the vacant Huddle House. Is it still going to be reopened? Though its ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Tuesday, August 22, 2017 12:24 pm

Farmville

Project could see 2019 start

A $3.7 million project that would increase safety and ease of travel at the intersection of South Main Street and Milnwood Road is now set ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Tuesday, August 22, 2017 11:30 am

Buckingham

Second solar facility approved

Supervisors in Buckingham County unanimously granted a special use permit (SUP) during its Aug. 14 meeting that allows the construction of a $35 million solar ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Monday, August 21, 2017 6:35 pm

Local

Davis named assistant town manager

The Town of Farmville has named C. Scott Davis, the former director of planning and community development for the City of Colonial Heights, as its ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, August 17, 2017 4:55 pm

Local

Gas agreement near completion

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) that would allow Buckingham County access and control of 200 acres along a proposed lateral line off of the proposed ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, August 17, 2017 11:00 am

Columns

Deserving awards

The Farmville Police Department, Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Office, Longwood University Police Department and Farmville Volunteer Fire Department are to be commended on receiving the ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, August 17, 2017 10:44 am

Church & Community

Restitching Craddock Terry memories

Though the former Craddock-Terry shoe factories shuttered many years ago, laying off hundreds of people in Farmville, Dillwyn and other locations across Southside Virginia, the ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, August 17, 2017 9:32 am

Church & Community

Prayer service offers comfort

An estimated 200 people gathered Sunday evening at the Town of Farmville’s caboose at the High Bridge Trail Plaza on Main Street in downtown Farmville ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Monday, August 14, 2017 4:44 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Prayer service for Charlottesville planned at town’s caboose Sunday

Farmville Mayor David Whitus is working with clergy in the town of Farmville to create “a time of prayer as a community” following deadly protests Saturday ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Saturday, August 12, 2017 10:49 pm

Columns

Competition is healthy

The competition that’s being seen in two state House of Delegates’ races in the Heart of Virginia is healthy for democracy. Understand that this column ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, August 10, 2017 12:42 pm

Buckingham

Hearing for solar facility is Monday

Supervisors in Buckingham will hold a public hearing regarding a special use permit (SUP) proposed for a $35 million solar facility Monday during their regularly ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, August 10, 2017 10:22 am

Local

Rezoning sees stark opposition

Eighteen people voiced stern opposition to two rezoning requests under consideration by town officials that many speakers said would change the character of Farmville if ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Wednesday, August 9, 2017 9:08 pm

Buckingham

DEQ hearing is Thursday

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is in the process of holding a public comment period and is set to hold a hearing at ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Tuesday, August 8, 2017 1:08 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Walk2Campus seeks zoning change

Walk2Campus Holdings LLC President and CEO Matthew King is seeking to rezone 37 of his firm’s student housing properties in Farmville to R-3A Residential. According ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Monday, August 7, 2017 3:02 pm

Columns

Commending Blackwell

For 38 years, Karen Blackwell has tried to help as many people as she could in Cumberland County through her work in the county’s Department ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, August 3, 2017 2:26 pm

Buckingham

Inaugural event celebrates volunteers

The inaugural Thor’s Hammer Firefighter Rodeo and Chili Cook-Off, set for Sept. 30 at The BARN on U.S. Route 60 near Buckingham Court House — has ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, August 3, 2017 1:50 pm

Church & Community

Throwing strikes to raise stroke awareness

The sounds of laughter and pins falling in the Main St. Lanes bowling alley Sunday afternoon marked the scene for the annual Strike Out Stroke ... Read more

by Jordan Miles, Thursday, August 3, 2017 10:42 am

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