Rachel Austin, Author at Farmville

Cumberland

First meeting of the year held

Cumberland County Board of Supervisors started the new year by taking care of old and new business in their monthly meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 11. ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Friday, January 14, 2022 10:32 am

Cumberland

Braven no longer coming

Braven Environmental, LLC is no longer bringing its manufacturing operation to Cumberland County. In June 2020, Gov. Ralph Northam announced a $31.7 million investment by ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Friday, January 7, 2022 5:26 pm

Farmville

Area businesswoman still going at 90

As most adults retire in their 60s, one community member is still going strong 30 years past. Gearl Reid celebrated her 90th birthday in October. ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Friday, January 7, 2022 4:35 pm

Farmville

Reid earns a national position

Elder Warren Reid is selected as the chaplain for The United States Junior Chamber, known as the Jaycees. This position came as Reid has worked ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Thursday, December 30, 2021 8:00 am

Cumberland

Board of Supervisors call for public hearings

Cumberland County Board of Supervisors met on Dec. 14 for their monthly meeting. During this meeting, two public hearings were approved to be scheduled to ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Wednesday, December 29, 2021 8:15 am

Local

Solar farm approval process moves forward

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors voted Dec. 14 to move forward with a plan for a solar farm and other improvements. A special ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Saturday, December 25, 2021 8:00 am

COVID-19

COVID-19 bonuses discussed

The Farmville Town Council discussed the possibility of using funds from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) for employee bonuses in a special called meeting ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Thursday, December 23, 2021 12:00 pm

Local

Rescue Squad gets a puppy in time for Christmas

The rescue squad has a new member of their team that is spreading good cheer and boosting productivity. Pawamedic Eddie is a nine-week-old labradoodle that ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Wednesday, December 22, 2021 8:00 am

Farmville

Raises approved

During its Dec. 8 meeting, the Farmville Town Council approved raising salaries and discussed other improvements for the town. The Farmville Town Council voted unanimously ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Wednesday, December 15, 2021 5:04 pm

Prince Edward

School renovation approved

A unanimous vote by the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors approved the renovations of Prince Edward County Elementary School. During the public participation portion ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Thursday, December 2, 2021 1:55 pm

Farmville

Town Council discusses changes, improvements

During the Nov. 10 Town Council meeting, changes were discussed and approved for Farmville. During the committee recap, Brian Vincent, chairman of the Parks and ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Friday, November 26, 2021 12:00 pm