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Prince Edward

Wilck resigns from board

After over 12 years on the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors, Jim Wilck gave his letter of resignation at the end of the June ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Wednesday, June 22, 2022 8:00 am

Farmville

Remembering a brother taken too soon

Brittany Haddad lost her younger brother in a shooting incident on June 2. While details surrounding it remain unknown, she wants to keep her brother’s ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Saturday, June 18, 2022 6:55 pm

Local

Miles provides a local voice where there previously was none

Thomas Jordan Miles III is providing a local voice on the Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission. This commission, a group of 28 members from various ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Saturday, June 18, 2022 4:22 pm

Prince Edward

Interim supervisor for District 2 vacancy chosen

Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors reviewed candidates for a District 2 vacancy during a closed session at its Tuesday, June 14 meeting. The board ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Friday, June 17, 2022 6:19 pm

Buckingham

Board approves the sale of land

Despite opposition, the Buckingham Board of Supervisors voted Monday, June 13, to approve the sale of property to a developer after a public hearing. The ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Thursday, June 16, 2022 6:13 pm

Fuqua

Coach remembered for his humble spirit

A Farmville native known for his love of sports and people is being remembered by the many students he coached and helped to succeed on ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Wednesday, June 15, 2022 8:30 am

Cumberland

Green Ridge continues to seek permit approval

With no end date in sight, the Green Ridge landfill is making slow but steady progress in the permitting process to allow it to open ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Wednesday, June 15, 2022 8:00 am

Prince Edward

Distillery destroyed in Sunday fire

A Sunday morning explosion at a new distillery in Rice destroyed one structure and left the owner seriously injured. At 9:38 a.m. on Sunday, June ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Tuesday, June 14, 2022 8:50 am

Local

Roundabout progress in Kingsville

Residents of Prince Edward County have a new traffic pattern to watch for in Kingsville this summer. On Monday, June 6, road closures and detours ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Saturday, June 11, 2022 10:19 am

Farmville

Council delays closure of golf course

The Town Council voted Wednesday, June 8, to delay closure of the Farmville Municipal Golf Course, which had been set to close at the end ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Friday, June 10, 2022 4:46 pm

Local

Warner wants Envigo held accountable

The owner of a Cumberland County dog breeding facility will be held “to the fullest extent of the law,” U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., told ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Thursday, June 9, 2022 8:57 am

Farmville

Council discusses possible fees

The Farmville Town Council discussed possible new fees for property developers in a Wednesday, June 1, work session. Town Manager Dr. Scott Davis presented a ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Thursday, June 9, 2022 8:00 am

Local

Arrest made in murder of Farmville man

A Nottoway man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of a Farmville man. According to the Nottoway County Sheriff’s Department, at 12:46 ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Tuesday, June 7, 2022 11:40 am

Prince Edward

Remembering one man who held many roles

On Sunday, May 15, Prince Edward County lost an involved member of its community beyond the elected job for which he was widely known. Robert ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Saturday, June 4, 2022 12:18 pm

Buckingham

Area McDonald’s restaurants under new ownership

Two area McDonald’s locations are under new ownership. Effective Monday, May 16, all four McDonald’s stores owned by Russell Enterprises are owned by The Welburn ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Friday, June 3, 2022 3:00 pm

Prince Edward

Hearing held on fiscal 2023 budget

The Prince Edward Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on Tuesday, May 31, to discuss the budget for the upcoming fiscal year. County Administrator ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Friday, June 3, 2022 12:16 pm

Buckingham

Remembering Robert Bryant

On Sunday, May 8, Buckingham County lost a pillar of the community. Robert Earl Bryant was born in Buckingham County and graduated from Marshall District ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Tuesday, May 31, 2022 3:00 pm

Farmville

Wholesale Electric shines for 50 years

One family has helped spread its light across Farmville and beyond for half a century. Farmville Wholesale Electric Supply Co. Inc., located at 301 W. ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Saturday, May 28, 2022 8:00 am

Local

Supervisors set election for Nov. 8

Prince Edward County supervisors, in a special meeting Friday, May 20, voted to hold a special election Nov. 8 to fill the unexpired term of ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Friday, May 27, 2022 8:00 am

Cumberland

Board receives update on broadband

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors met for its monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 10. The County Administrator, Derek L. Stamey, gave an update on ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Saturday, May 21, 2022 1:11 pm

Local

Dr. P retires after three decades

After 30 years at Longwood University, Dr. Tim Pierson is retiring at the end of June from his position as the vice president of Student ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Friday, May 20, 2022 12:45 pm

Farmville

Town Council holds hearings on upcoming changes

The Farmville Town Council met for their monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 11 to hold numerous public hearings. There was a public hearing held for ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Thursday, May 19, 2022 8:00 am

Buckingham

Board votes on VDOT budget

The Buckingham Board of Supervisors met for their monthly meeting on Monday, May 9. During the meeting, there was a public hearing for the Virginia ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Saturday, May 14, 2022 12:19 pm

Prince Edward

County meal tax approved

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors met for their monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 10, and held six public hearings. One public hearing was ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Friday, May 13, 2022 1:11 pm

Local

Wright Auto Supply expands

Farmville’s NAPA auto store was bought last month by a new owner who has big plans for the small store. At the beginning of April, ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Tuesday, May 10, 2022 3:00 pm

Farmville

Council discusses upcoming changes

The Farmville Town Council met for a work session on Wednesday, May 4, to discuss upcoming improvements to Farmville. Farmville Town Manager Dr. Scott Davis, ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Saturday, May 7, 2022 6:27 pm

Farmville

The Woodland under new ownership

After 52 years of serving Farmville, The Woodland Inc. is under new ownership. The Woodland Board of Directors announced in November 2021 that it considered ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Friday, May 6, 2022 5:26 pm

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