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Titus Mohler, Author at Farmville

Fuqua

Falcons fight hard but fall late, 14-8

On a bitterly cold, rainy night in late February, high school football made its long-awaited return to the Farmville area as Fuqua School’s varsity team ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Friday, February 26, 2021 10:28 pm

Buckingham

Regional Virtual Academy is on the way

Buckingham County Public School (BCPS) students grades 6-12 who performed well in virtual learning this past year and also those in the county who are ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Friday, February 26, 2021 6:00 am

VETERANS

Gough: A wartime commander

William “Buck” Gough Jr. joined the U.S. Army in 1984 and served into the early ’90s, including during the first Gulf War. While Gough did ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Thursday, February 25, 2021 5:58 pm

VETERANS

Young: Ever ready to serve

Justine Young leads an exciting, unpredictable life that many would find nearly impossible to manage, but she makes it work and has willingly embraced it ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Thursday, February 25, 2021 5:50 pm

VETERANS

Tuition aid leads to military career

A  consensus among friends, some encouragement from a recruiter and a desire to help his parents pay for his college tuition led Jeff Scales to ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Thursday, February 25, 2021 5:41 pm

Fuqua

Falcons return to the gridiron

Fuqua School’s varsity football team is set to begin a season like no other Friday at 6:30 p.m. when it hosts Halifax Academy. The COVID-19 ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:29 pm

SOUTHSIDE

Officials react to long power outage

The historic ice storm that hit Southside Virginia on Feb. 13 left much of the area reeling and handed power companies the daunting task of ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 5:56 pm

Buckingham

Architect to offer insight on roofs

The Buckingham County School Board voted 5-1 Wednesday, Feb. 10, to pass a motion to acquire an architect to look at all the problems facing ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 6:00 am

Buckingham

Gold mining bill passes Senate

A bill calling for the study of commercial gold mining and the impacts of mining operations on watersheds and communities passed the Virginia House last ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 6:00 am

Local

Life of a lineman

Compelling, impactful adjectives seem like the only ones that will do justice right now in describing the lives of powerline workers and tree crews aiming ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Thursday, February 18, 2021 8:04 am

LIFESTYLES

Hidden figures and facets of Black history

Cainan Townsend took those interested on a tour of Black history in Farmville and Prince Edward County that is far less familiar to many people. ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Thursday, February 18, 2021 6:00 am

Farmville

More drivers seeing blue lights

There has been a spike in traffic stops by the Farmville Police Department (FPD) in recent weeks. FPD Chief Andy Ellington shared some insights into ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 6:00 am

Prince Edward

County preps for vaccinations

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors came out of closed session Tuesday night, Feb. 9, determined to put the county in a better position ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 6:00 am

Hampden-Sydney

House fire displaces family

A house fire on Monday evening, Feb. 15, in Farmville displaced a family of two, but firefighters saved the structure. L.W. Gilliam, fire chief with ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 5:15 pm

Farmville

An enduring Valentine

Ed and Sally Micka, of Farmville, are enjoying a romance that has stood the test of time. Their relationship is one fueled by love, laughter, ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Friday, February 12, 2021 6:00 am

Buckingham

Buckingham athletes want sports back now

A group of Buckingham County High School (BCHS) student-athletes let it be known Wednesday, Feb. 10, that they would like high school sports to return ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Thursday, February 11, 2021 12:17 pm

LIFESTYLES

A side of art beside the river

Many people dining at Riverside Cafe on North Main Street in Farmville are treated to more than just a meal when they sit down to ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Thursday, February 11, 2021 6:00 am

Farmville

Chamber announces ’20 awards

The degree to which 2020 was a profoundly unusual year was reflected by the Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce in both the execution and content ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Wednesday, February 10, 2021 6:00 am

Buckingham

Gold mine bill moves on to Senate

A bill calling for a study evaluating the impacts of gold mining on public health, safety and welfare in Virginia, while also setting a temporary ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Wednesday, February 10, 2021 6:00 am

Education

Northam wants kids back in class

Gov. Ralph Northam called on all K-12 school divisions in the commonwealth Friday, Feb. 5, to make in-person learning options available by March 15. A ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Monday, February 8, 2021 5:58 pm

buckingham county public schools

Expanded in-person learning set

Buckingham County Public Schools (BCPS) is planning to move forward with its expansion of in-person learning opportunities that has been set to unfold across the ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Saturday, February 6, 2021 5:00 pm

Farmville

COVID impacts Super Bowl business

Super Bowl LV will be a different big game from the one people have become familiar with because of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Friday, February 5, 2021 6:00 am

Farmville

The workout resumes

Southside Virginia Family YMCA Membership Coordinator Tiffany Gee, in foreground, and Program Director Stephanie Carwile, at right in back, get in some exercise recently at ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Friday, February 5, 2021 6:00 am

TITUS' TAKE ON THINGS

COLUMN — Local coaches split on Super Bowl outcome

Super Bowl LV is set for Sunday, Feb. 7, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, and it will pit the defending champion Kansas City ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Thursday, February 4, 2021 12:31 pm

Farmville

Two Longwood students struck by a vehicle

A motor vehicle struck two Longwood University students Tuesday night, Feb. 2, in downtown Farmville. Farmville Police Chief Andy Ellington said his department received a ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Thursday, February 4, 2021 6:00 am

Prince Edward

Van Eps poured heart and soul into county

Prince Edward County will have major shoes to fill after Tourism Coordinator Magi Van Eps and Public Works Director Ron Van Eps retire Friday, Feb. ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Wednesday, February 3, 2021 6:00 am

Prince Edward

Emert has 60 days to comply

Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors Chairman J. David Emert appeared in Prince Edward County Circuit Court on Friday, Jan. 29, and agreed to make ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Wednesday, February 3, 2021 6:00 am

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