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Local

Booker indicted in sex acts

A Prince Edward County grand jury recently indicted a Farmville man arrested in September for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor female. The grand jury indicted ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Thursday, December 8, 2016 12:38 pm

Church & Community

The Manor boosts Christmas Mother

This is a big week for the Heart of Virginia Christmas Mother program, with its toy distribution taking place Thursday and an additional event set ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Thursday, December 8, 2016 11:58 am

News

Debate impact more long term

Editor’s Note: The long-term impacts of October’s Vice Presidential Debate at Longwood University in Farmville will likely be felt for years, if not decades to ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Thursday, December 8, 2016 11:33 am

Local

Traffic study after Jan. 1

Q: Will the town of Farmville help the Crestview subdivision by purchasing a home between Shorter Funeral Home and the new hotel? The Virginia Department of ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Tuesday, December 6, 2016 6:53 pm

Local

Days Inn sold for $2.3 million

The Days Inn, at 2015 South Main St., in Farmville has a new owner. According to Prince Edward Circuit Court records, Solomons Beacon Inn Ltd. ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Tuesday, December 6, 2016 6:36 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Peake gets GOP nod for Senate race

After a more than a 3 1/2-hour convention, Republicans chose Lynchburg attorney Mark Peake by acclimation to be their candidate for the soon-to-be-vacant State Senate ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Saturday, December 3, 2016 2:05 pm

Columns

Accreditation is complicated

With Wednesday’s schools accreditation story, I learned some valuable lessons and came to two conclusions. Lesson No. 1 — Research, research, research and thank goodness ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Thursday, December 1, 2016 11:28 am

Local

Slayton trial postponed to February

Jamie Russell Slayton, 38, of Farmville, was scheduled to go on trial next week on one count each of child abuse with serious injury, cruelty/injure ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Thursday, December 1, 2016 11:25 am

Buckingham

Two schools denied accreditation

Buckingham County’s elementary and primary schools have been denied accreditation while Cumberland and Prince Edward counties’ schools the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) recently listed ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Tuesday, November 29, 2016 2:12 pm

Columns

‘I’m going to Carolina’

When James Taylor wrote Carolina In My Mind way back in 1968, his inspiration reportedly came from North Carolina. It’s also been adopted by South ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:16 pm

News

Crosswalks controlled by town

Who has the right of way at a pedestrian crosswalk in Farmville? A week ago, a man struck a male pedestrian at the intersection of ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Monday, November 21, 2016 9:04 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Longwood gets largest-ever gift: Brocks donate $5.9 million to set ‘dream in motion’

Longwood University is receiving the largest single monetary donation in its history, according to an announcement made Thursday. Long-time supporters Joan and Macon Brock are ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Thursday, November 17, 2016 11:43 am

Columns

Join the library, read lots of books

Among the top things I believe a sound community should have is a public library. I might even place it at the top of the ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Thursday, November 17, 2016 11:37 am

Local

County happy with Luck Stone move

Prince Edward County is reacting positively to a major rock quarry company’s announcement it plans to move ahead with opening a site in the county ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Thursday, November 17, 2016 11:17 am

Business

County welcomes new bank

On a bright, sunny, but cool day, the town of Cumberland warmed up to its newest business neighbor, Essex Bank. The bank invited VIPs and ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Tuesday, November 15, 2016 1:30 pm

Local

Francis set for trial Thursday

A 40-year-old man who had to be “Tased” by Farmville Police Department (FPD) officers in early April is scheduled to go on trial Thursday on ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Monday, November 14, 2016 10:00 pm

Cumberland

Bass’ trial set for Dec. 12

A trial date of Dec. 12 is now set for Kelly Daniel Bass, 26, of Cumberland, accused earlier this year of sexually assaulting an 8-year-old ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Thursday, November 10, 2016 11:10 am

Columns

His latest, greatest voting adventure

I never voted in Virginia before Tuesday despite having lived in Washington, D.C.’s southern suburbs during my younger days. It was a privilege to finally ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Thursday, November 10, 2016 10:18 am

Local

Francis scheduled for trial Monday

A 40-year-old man who had to be “tased” by Farmville Police Department (FPD) officers in early April is scheduled to go on trial Monday on drug ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Wednesday, November 9, 2016 10:54 pm

Church & Community

Double fun for all at Fall Fest

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by Martin L. Cahn, Tuesday, November 8, 2016 1:42 pm

Columns

A trip to the movies

Among the things I like to do, by myself or with family, is go to the movies. I love movies, especially — you guessed it ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Tuesday, November 8, 2016 1:37 pm

Buckingham

Tyree drug case continued

Lewis A. Tyree Jr., 23, of Dillwyn, will have to wait a little longer to go on trial for drug charges stemming from his arrest ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Tuesday, November 8, 2016 1:22 pm

Local

VDOT, town sets speed limits

Q: What is the speed limit on West Third Street near the U.S. 15/U.S. 460 interchange? From the center of Farmville at the intersection of ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Tuesday, November 8, 2016 1:19 pm

Buckingham

Amendments on ballot

Two items will appear on every ballot Tuesday in Virginia, including in Buckingham, Cumberland and Prince Edward counties: Two proposed amendments to the Constitution of ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Thursday, November 3, 2016 1:16 pm

Church & Community

A drive-through ‘Boo-Thru’

The Historic Village at Lee Wayside in Buckingham County transformed itself Saturday night for some early Halloween tricks. From 7-9 p.m., hundreds of residents and ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Thursday, November 3, 2016 8:54 am

Church & Community

Tea, hats help Moton Family Challenge

Hundreds of women, some accompanied by their husbands and families, gathered inside Longwood University’s Blackwell Ballroom for the R.R. Moton Museum Family Challenge’s annual Rainbow ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Thursday, November 3, 2016 8:48 am

College

Lancers dress up for Slugfest

The Longwood University Lancers Baseball team donned costumes for a special game at Buddy Bolding Stadium in front of a moderate crowd Friday afternoon as ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Thursday, November 3, 2016 8:44 am

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