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Rifle team finishes as Virginia runner up

The Buckingham JROTC Rifle team recently competed in the 2021 4th Brigade JROTC Best of Best Championship Rifle match. The team shot a team best ... Read more

7 hours ago by Staff Report.

PECPS receives division leadership award

Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) was recently awarded the Division Leadership Award by First Lady of Virginia Pamela Northam at a virtual presentation of ... Read more

22 hours ago by Staff Report.

Dates set for return of the Heart of Virginia Festival

Officials have announced a new date for the 2021 Heart of Virginia Festival. According to festival Chairperson Susan Sullivan, the festivities will be held this ... Read more

22 hours ago by Alexa Massey.

Nickels named to all-academic team

Longwood women’s golf senior Jacky Nickels was named to the Big South All-Academic team, the conference announced Monday, April 19.   A native of Kota ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Schools plan graduation ceremonies

This spring looks like it will be packed with celebrations as local high schools begin solidifying their graduation plans. Last month, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam ... Read more

2 days ago by Alexa Massey.

200 vaccines shots available to public at Longwood Monday

Longwood University has 200 spots available during its vaccination clinic Monday, April 19 for anyone in the public over 16 needing a COVID-19 vaccine. The ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Professor teaches overdose prevention by bike

By Victoria Thompson Special to The Farmville Herald When one thinks of going for a bike ride, thoughts of a fresh breeze and sunshine come ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

PECPS receives division leadership award

Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) was recently awarded the Division Leadership Award by First Lady of Virginia Pamela Northam at a virtual presentation of ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Rifle team finishes as Virginia runner up

The Buckingham JROTC Rifle team recently competed in the 2021 4th Brigade JROTC Best of Best Championship Rifle match. The team shot a team best ... Read more

5 days ago by Roger Watson.

20 PECMS students receive bikes

Hampden-Sydney’s Cycling Club and Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) honor fraternity joined forces to raise more than $6,000 to buy new bikes and helmets to reward ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Four Tigers named to honor society

Hampden-Sydney College seniors Wyatt Dragovich from Roanoke, Tyler Howerton of Alexandria, twin brothers Blair Page and Blake Page of Richmond, along with December 2020 graduate Rhett Andersen of Colorado Springs, Colorado, ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

School nutrition team recognized

At the April meeting, the Cumberland County School Board recognized the members of the school nutrition team (SNT) for their commitment and dedication to the ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Good citizen award

Every year, the Daughters of the American Revolution recognizes and rewards individuals who possess the qualities of dependability, service, leadership and patriotism in their homes, schools ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Business added to VSBA Business Honor Roll

Each year, the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) invites school divisions in Virginia to submit names of local businesses to be included in the annual ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Spelling Bee winner recognized

Peyton Turner, a sixth grader at Cumberland Middle School, was recognized by the Cumberland County School Board at the April 1 meeting for winning the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

McCutcheon named Division Teacher of the Year

Margaret Katherine “Kathy” McCutcheon has been named Division Teacher of the Year for Cumberland County Schools. She will be eligible to compete for the title ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward County High School honor roll

Prince Edward County High School has released its honor roll for the third nine weeks of the school year. NINTH GRADE Bodie Beach, Charles Becker ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Seniors exhibit to open April 17

Each year, all senior Longwood University visual arts majors create a capstone professional project that often forms the core of what will become their professional ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

History professor shows off epic office decor

Walking through the halls of the Longwood University Rotunda, a quick glance into Room 229 might make a passerby think they’ve stumbled upon a tiny ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Dos Passos Prize event is Thursday

The English and Modern Languages Department of Longwood will host a virtual reading and interview with fiction and nonfiction writer Aleksandar Hemon, the 2020 John ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Wilbourne inducted into Phi Kappa Phi

Emily Wilbourne of Farmville was recently initiated into the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

SVCC power line worker program receives boost from Benchmark

Winter 2021 was dominated in February by ice storms that left more than 75,000 Southside Virginians without electricity, some for as long as two weeks. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Students of the Month recognized

Each month during the monthly meeting, the Cumberland School Board recognizes the Students of the Month for each school. The following students were recognized at ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward County Middle School honor roll

Prince Edward County Middle School has released its honor roll for the third nine weeks of the school year. FIFTH GRADE *Alex Anderson, Ashley Barksdale, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Longwood graduations set for May 14, 15

According to a Monday, April 5, letter to the Class of 2021 on Longwood University’s website, the school is planning to celebrate commencement May 14 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Kindergarteners to receive books

QuickStart Tennis of Central Virginia, Inc. (QCV) will provide 80 kindergartners at Cumberland Elementary School with six Scholastic Book Club books each this year. The ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

CuCPS staff receives SVRTC Awards

Each year the Southside Virginia Regional Technology Consortium (SVRTC) hosts an awards banquet to recognize individuals at member districts who help forward the use of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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