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Local

New chief sworn in

The town of Farmville officially has a new police chief. Circuit Judge Donald C. Blessing, of the 10th Judicial Circuit, swore in A.Q. “Andy” Ellington ... Read more

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

Columns

NAACP serves an inspiring banquet

During my 16 years as a journalist, I’ve attended a few NAACP functions. The one I’d never gotten the chance to attend — simply due ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Thursday, October 27, 2016 12:53 pm

Local

NAACP ‘Continues the Legacy’

The Prince Edward County Branch of the NAACP honored five people for their contributions to the community, the organization or both during its annual Freedom ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Monday, October 24, 2016 7:33 pm

Columns

Wherever you are, there you go

I could have easily titled this week’s column “It’s all connected,” but I like switching things up on an old quote. I first heard the original, ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Thursday, October 20, 2016 11:32 am

Buckingham

Squad Care still ‘best deal’

For the 48th year, the Prince Edward Volunteer Rescue Squad (PEVRS) is once again conducting a drive for what many have called the best deal ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Thursday, October 20, 2016 11:16 am

Buckingham

Heartland still mostly empty

Editor’s Note: For 16 years, the Virginia’s Heartland Regional Industrial Park has sat in Keysville in northern Charlotte County waiting for major industry to take ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Thursday, October 20, 2016 11:13 am

Lifestyle Main

The signs of Farmville

You can tell a lot from the signs around a town — commercial signs, historical signs, unique signs used for more than just information, murals, ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Thursday, October 20, 2016 7:56 am

Buckingham

Rules of the (political) road

Q: Can I put political signs along the roadway where I live? Does the state, county or town have rules against this? Section 15.02-109 of the ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Tuesday, October 18, 2016 2:28 pm

Local

Milk truck overturns, spills

More than 700 gallons of milk was spilled after a tractor trailer hauling the liquid overturned on Poorhouse Road on Monday morning off of Route ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Monday, October 17, 2016 10:27 am

Columns

Sisters are powerful people

Republican, Democrat, we can no longer deny Donald Trump is a very poor example of “powerful.” That’s as strong as I’ll put it here. My ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Thursday, October 13, 2016 10:20 am

Local

Crews respond to Centra fire

A roof fire above Centra Southside Community Hospital’s (CSCH) generator room brought out more than 30 firefight- ers Thursday evening who put out the fire ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Thursday, October 6, 2016 7:17 pm

Columns

Covering debate was chance of a lifetime

One of the first things I did when hired as managing editor in July was to look up all things Farmville. I looked up other ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Thursday, October 6, 2016 3:01 pm

Local

Media Center was debate central

Debate Day greeted Farmville with cooler weather and sunny skies as reporters, correspondents, camera operators, technicians and others arrived to cover Tuesday’s Vice Presidential Debate. ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Thursday, October 6, 2016 2:57 pm

Education

Spin Alley in full swing after debate

Hundreds of correspondents, camera operators and producers jammed into Spin Alley in Longwood University’s Media Center following the Vice Presidential Debate in Farmville on Tuesday ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Tuesday, October 4, 2016 11:09 pm

Education

Hour into debate, Media Center quiet

The Vice Presidential Debate Media Center at Longwood University in Farmville is very quiet as thousands of correspondents intently watch the two candidates speak over ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Tuesday, October 4, 2016 10:12 pm

Education

Debate reaches global audience

Among the approximately 2,000 credentialed media in Farmville for the Vice Presidential Debate at Longwood University are correspondents and technicians bringing the event to viewers ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Tuesday, October 4, 2016 9:12 pm

Education

Jesse Jackson visits debate Spin Room

The Rev. Jesse Jackson, one-time Democratic presidential candidate and longtime civil rights activist, visited the Spin Room earlier Tuesday evening at Longwood University’s Media Center ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Tuesday, October 4, 2016 7:30 pm

Education

Media Center’s Spin Room already buzzing

More and more reporters, camera operators, producers, anchors and others connected with media outlets from across the country and the world began filling up Longwood University’s ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Tuesday, October 4, 2016 4:44 pm

Buckingham

Kids, adults enjoy Fall Fest at Historic Village

Fall was in the air, at least figuratively speaking, at Buckingham’s Historic Village at Lee Wayside on Saturday. Hundreds of visitors, from the immediate area ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Tuesday, October 4, 2016 3:18 pm

Education

Network coverage underway

MSNBC is just one of several  networks broadcasting live from Longwood University throughout Debate Day on Tuesday. The cable network started fairly early, asking students ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Tuesday, October 4, 2016 1:49 pm

Education

Reporters, more setting up in Media Center

Debate Day greeted Farmville and Longwood University with cool weather and sunny skies as reporters, editor, camera operators and more arrived to cover Tuesday’s Vice Presidential ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Tuesday, October 4, 2016 1:32 pm

Education

The Debate: Reveley gives away Debate ticket

Longwood University President W. Taylor Reveley IV gave away his own ticket to the Vice Presidential Debate during the VP Jubilee kickoff Sunday night on ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Sunday, October 2, 2016 10:48 pm

Education

The Debate: Debate Hall, Media Center almost ready to go

Longwood University volunteers and staff are almost done transforming Willett Hall and the school’s Health & Fitness Center into the Vice Presidential Debate Hall and Media ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Sunday, October 2, 2016 11:16 am

Lifestyle Main

The Debate: Town celebrates All-American style

Hundreds of people gathered on the High Bridge Trail Park plaza today in downtown Farmville for the All-American Downtown Celebration. The event, which started at ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Saturday, October 1, 2016 12:56 pm

Education

The Vice Presidential Debate: Why Farmville, Longwood chosen

Thousands of visitors are descending upon Farmville and Longwood University for the only U.S. Vice Presidential Debate of the year. But what about the town ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Thursday, September 29, 2016 1:49 pm

Education

The Debate: Where to go and what to do

Farmville is just a little more than 7 square miles in size, holding more than 8,000 citizens and Longwood University’s more than 5,000 students. Add ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Thursday, September 29, 2016 1:00 pm

Columns

This one’s for my fellow journalists

Welcome to Farmville. That’s pretty much what this edition of The Farmville Herald is all about, with a special section devoted to Tuesday’s U.S. Vice ... Read more

by Martin L. Cahn, Thursday, September 29, 2016 11:20 am

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