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Titus Mohler, Author at Farmville

Farmville

The beginning of an adventure

Visitors from Charlottesville begin their stay in the area Wednesday, Aug. 12, with a bike ride on High Bridge Trail in Farmville. Pictured from left, ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Friday, August 14, 2020 6:00 am

Prince Edward

Prince Edward board allocates $1.2M more in CARES Act funds

Financial help is on the way for Prince Edward County law enforcement, emergency medical services (EMS), emergency management, county operations and child care. This help ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Friday, August 14, 2020 6:00 am

Sports

Riley teams with All-American Fast Pitch

Recently retired Longwood University Softball Head Coach Kathy Riley has resumed the training of young softball players through a new partnership formed with All-American Fast ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:00 am

Prince Edward

Car overturns on U.S. 360

Virginia State Police (VSP) are investigating a Sunday afternoon, Aug. 9, single-vehicle crash in Prince Edward County in which two people were treated for minor ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:00 am

LONGWOOD UNIVERSITY

Former Lancer star to coach Falcons

One of the all-time great players in the history of Longwood University’s softball program will be leading Fuqua School’s varsity softball and girls basketball programs, ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:00 am

Education

Reopening with changes

Fuqua School will be traveling a different path than the area public schools, welcoming students back in person for its first day of school Aug. ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:00 am

Columns

The strangest year as a sports editor continues

In the spring when the COVID-19 pandemic led to the shutdown of all spring sports and then when the shutdown extended to Dixie all-star season, ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Monday, August 10, 2020 3:16 pm

Prince Edward

Prince Edward county administrator search extended

After saying earlier the pool had been narrowed to two, Prince Edward County’s Board of Supervisors is now looking for more county administrator applicants. “The ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Friday, August 7, 2020 6:00 am

LIFESTYLES

Sports still find a way to exist

Sports have been relatively scarce in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but some athletic opportunities still exist for area residents, both locally and around the ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:31 pm

Farmville

Chamber to manage Farmville Downtown Partnership

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Farmville Downtown Partnership (FDP) announced Tuesday, Aug. 4, they will be joining forces. The chamber signed an ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:29 pm

Sports

Area golfers compete in championships

The Southside Piedmont Junior Golf Association Championships drew 60 young participants from eight counties to Tanglewood Shores Golf & Country Club in Bracey on Thursday, ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 6:00 am

BUSINESS

How grants benefited area businesses

Eighteen area businesses were recently the beneficiaries of a total of $20,000 in grant money from the Town of Farmville and Prince Edward County. In ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 6:00 am

Local

Shooting victim tells harrowing tale of Auto Connection robbery

Auto Connection Owner Zaki Stwodah’s business has been robbed before during its approximately 20 years on West Third Street in Farmville, but never by an ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 9:43 am

BUSINESS

The economics of solar farms

Solar facilities have come to the Heart of Virginia, and more are on the horizon. But why here? Why are farms converting from crops to ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 6:00 am

Local

Grant money helps 18 small businesses with payroll, rent

Eighteen area businesses were recently the beneficiaries of a total of $20,000 in grant money from the Town of Farmville and Prince Edward County. In ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Saturday, August 1, 2020 8:22 am

Local

Davis to retire from Piedmont Regional Jail

Piedmont Regional Jail (PRJ) Superintendent Jim Davis has retired several times, but he believes the latest retirement, set to go into effect Aug. 1, will ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Friday, July 31, 2020 6:00 am

Recreation

Strong setup for championships

Members of the Southside Piedmont Junior Golf Association got in a good nine-hole round of golf during a Thursday, July 23, tournament at Lunenburg Country ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Thursday, July 30, 2020 2:48 pm

Prince Edward

Information sought on string of thefts in Prince Edward

The Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information with regard to thefts within the county that occurred on nine different days extending back to ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Thursday, July 30, 2020 2:11 pm

High School

No football would be big deal financially for high school sports programs

It has long been understood by many that across the many different levels on which it is played, football is a key moneymaker and carries ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Monday, July 27, 2020 2:34 pm

FARMVILLE THE MAGAZINE

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE: Cultivating a jack-of-all-tradesmanship

Story by Titus Mohler Photos and artwork by James Early When one asks James Early what kind of work he does, there is a quick, ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Saturday, July 25, 2020 6:00 am

LIFESTYLES

Friday night lights go dark

The fall of 2020 will be defined, in part, by a startling absence. As of Wednesday, July 22, it was confirmed that due to the ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Friday, July 24, 2020 6:00 am

Farmville the Magazine

Scott completes his retirement

Prince Edward County High School (PECHS) teacher and coach James Scott said goodbye to coaching basketball in 2018. Now in 2020, he is bidding farewell ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Thursday, July 23, 2020 6:26 pm

Prince Edward

Campground approved by 6-2 vote

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors voted 6-2, with provisions, Tuesday, July 14, to approve a request made by Michael and Elizabeth Dowler for ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Thursday, July 23, 2020 6:00 am

BUSINESS

Preparing for green energy sites

Prince Edward County is now better prepared for the possibility of more solar projects coming to the area. The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously, with ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 6:00 am

High School

Area ADs discuss options for high school sports

Public high school athletics directors (AD) in the area confirmed football is not an option this fall, and they favor starting 2020-21 athletic activities with ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Monday, July 20, 2020 4:17 pm

Local

New county website, name for data center project coming

A new county website, a name for the data center property and $20K in economic grants were items highlighted by Prince Edward County Director of ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Sunday, July 19, 2020 7:42 am

Prince Edward

Prince Edward board authorizes CARES fund allocation

Prince Edward County’s Board of Supervisors made decisions Tuesday, July 14, on where a significant portion of the county’s nearly $2 million in CARES Act ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Friday, July 17, 2020 6:00 am

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