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HEART OF VIRGINIA

Project picked for consideration

The Southern Go Virginia Region 3 council is pushing a workforce training and capacity building project, entitled GO-TEC, through to be considered by the state ... Read more

by Morgan White, Thursday, January 25, 2018 2:28 pm

LIFESTYLES

A mile in Carrington’s shoes

If Nancy Sinatra’s 1966 single, “These Boots Are Made For Walkin’” was written from the perspective of Farmville resident Mickie Carrington, the title would have ... Read more

by Morgan White, Thursday, January 25, 2018 1:17 pm

Farmville

LU opposes proposed tower

Longwood University detailed its opposition to a proposed cellular tower, which would be built at 718 Griffin Blvd., in a Jan. 8 letter sent to ... Read more

by Morgan White, Tuesday, January 23, 2018 10:21 am

Prince Edward

Benchmarks vary for division

The Prince Edward County School Board discussed improvements and declines in second quarter benchmark testing at the board’s Jan. 10 meeting. According to division Superintendent ... Read more

by Morgan White, Tuesday, January 23, 2018 9:38 am

Buckingham

Board approves airstrip permit

The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors approved a special use permit for a private airstrip on property bordering Jericho Road at the Jan. 8 board ... Read more

by Morgan White, Tuesday, January 23, 2018 9:37 am

Longwood

LCVA host two nationally recognized speakers

Longwood Center for the Visual Arts (LCVA) will continue its “Conversation to End Hate” series with two Barbara L. Bishop Distinguished Lecturers — noted curator ... Read more

by Morgan White, Tuesday, January 23, 2018 9:30 am

Buckingham

Members vote for increase

All five member localities of the Commonwealth Regional Council (CRC) have voted in favor of raising membership fees from $15,700 to $19,000. Member localities include ... Read more

by Morgan White, Tuesday, January 23, 2018 9:23 am

Pipeline

ACP to begin clearing trees, vegetation

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) received authorization from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Friday to begin limited tree felling and vegetation clearing in ... Read more

by Morgan White, Tuesday, January 23, 2018 9:20 am

Church & Community

SPCA cat of the month

The James Bond of cats? Former spy seeking a quiet retirement? We may never know. Scotty is mysterious, strong and quiet with mesmerizing gold eyes. ... Read more

by Morgan White, Tuesday, January 23, 2018 8:26 am

WHITE WEIGHS IN

Commending progression

Last week Prince Edward County moved forward by leaps and bounds. The county’s board of supervisors saw the first African-American and first woman take the ... Read more

by Morgan White, Thursday, January 18, 2018 2:32 pm

Farmville

Police earn top-20 ranking

For its participation in the 2017 National Night Out event, the Farmville Police Department ranked 14th out of approximately 300 police departments in towns with ... Read more

by Morgan White, Thursday, January 18, 2018 2:10 pm

Dillwyn

Town moves forward with project

The Commonwealth Regional Council’s (CRC) meeting on Wednesday will include discussion of a housing rehabilitation project in the Town of Dillwyn. Dillwyn was announced as ... Read more

by Morgan White, Thursday, January 18, 2018 1:36 pm

Farmville

Seal reappointed to treasurer

The Farmville Town Council has appointed Town Treasurer Carol Anne Seal to another six-month term. The reappointment was announced following a closed session at the ... Read more

by Morgan White, Thursday, January 18, 2018 1:29 pm

Church & Community

‘Let freedom ring’

More than 225 people attended the 12th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration on Saturday at Prince Edward County Middle School. The event was sponsored ... Read more

by Morgan White, Thursday, January 18, 2018 11:55 am

Local

‘Birdhouse Build’ breaks ground

The Farmville Area Habitat for Humanity held the groundbreaking Friday for the “Birdhouse Build,” a build which is named as such due to the participation ... Read more

by Morgan White, Tuesday, January 16, 2018 10:29 am

HEART OF VIRGINIA

Snow expected Wednesday

A period of snow is expected late Tuesday night into Wednesday across the Heart of Virginia as a cold front crosses the area. According to ... Read more

by Morgan White, Tuesday, January 16, 2018 9:56 am

Cumberland

Scholarship applications begin Feb. 1

Scholarships for the Cumberland County Public School Foundation, Inc., will begin Feb. 1, foundation chairman Bruce Robinson said. He said applicants from Cumberland County High ... Read more

by Morgan White, Tuesday, January 16, 2018 9:31 am

Buckingham

Board moves forward with library

The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors approved a motion Monday to allow the library committee to move forward with negotiating a proposed contract with Crabtree, ... Read more

by Morgan White, Tuesday, January 16, 2018 9:29 am

Prince Edward

Scheduling talks continue

The Prince Edward County School Board continued talks regarding the possibility of switching to block scheduling at the Jan. 9 board meeting and decided that ... Read more

by Morgan White, Tuesday, January 16, 2018 9:17 am

Cumberland

One dead in fire

A house fire in the 1500 block of River Road in Cumberland County on Friday night resulted in  one fatality and the displacement of a ... Read more

by Morgan White, Sunday, January 14, 2018 6:41 pm

Prince Edward

Cooper-Jones makes history

Something historic occurred silently at Tuesday’s Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors meeting. What was unacknowledged by board members during their comments following the appointment ... Read more

by Morgan White, Thursday, January 11, 2018 2:49 pm

Prince Edward

Permit for solar facility approved

At its Tuesday meeting the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a special use permit for TurningPoint Energy to operate a solar electrical ... Read more

by Morgan White, Thursday, January 11, 2018 2:42 pm

Farmville

Potential cell tower presented

Farmville Assistant Town Manager C. Scott Davis gave a presentation — which was prepared by Precision Cell — at Wednesday’s Farmville Town Council meeting regarding ... Read more

by Morgan White, Thursday, January 11, 2018 1:46 pm

Local

Kaine speaks to community leaders

As part of kicking off his campaign for re-election, Sen. Tim Kaine visited the Heart of Virginia on Friday to speak to community leaders of ... Read more

by Morgan White, Tuesday, January 9, 2018 3:22 pm

Buckingham

Branch to serve 11 years in jail

A 23-year-old Burkeville man was sentenced Thursday to an active term of 10 years and 20 days in jail in connection with a crash that ... Read more

by Morgan White, Tuesday, January 9, 2018 3:16 pm

Local

Townsend appointed to task force

Cainan Townsend, director of education and public programs at the Robert Russa Moton Museum and Farmville 701 District Prince Edward County School Board representative, was ... Read more

by Morgan White, Tuesday, January 9, 2018 3:05 pm

Columns

Charles White paints a picture of history

To say that Charles White — Buckingham County historian and owner and operator of The Informant, an African-American newspaper — has done a tremendous job ... Read more

by Morgan White, Tuesday, January 9, 2018 11:15 am

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