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SVCC students learn about leadership

Seven SVCC students recently attended the Virginia Community College System Student Leadership Conference in Roanoke. Over the course ...


Student loan repayments extended again

For 45 million Americans who carry a total of $1.6 trillion in outstanding student loans, the federal government ...

Buckingham FFA


Buckingham FFA members prepare for the future

DILLWYN – The Buckingham Future Farmers of America chapter has been busy over the last two months. On ...

Cumberland County schools

Cumberland County schools

Cumberland County schools look at VR options to expand learning

CUMBERLAND – Field trips are expensive. It’s also not cheap to build physical labs. So how does a ...


FFA wins Southeast Area Forestry Contest

BUCKINGHAM — The Southeast Area Forestry Contest was held in Powhatan on Nov. 14. The forestry contest tests ...


Grant will help local college students access resources

Due to a recent grant, Virginia community colleges will be better able to help their students get the ...


Lopez chosen for National Leadership Honor Society

Nathan Cabrera Lopez, a native of Meherrin, was recently initiated into the Hampden-Sydney College Circle of Omicron Delta ...

Prince Edward

Nelson picks up championship ring

Prince Edward County High sophomore Makayla Nelson earned some extra jewelry this month, thanks to her state championship. ...


Gregory makes dean’s list

Sade’ Gregory, a 2020 Cumberland High School graduate has been designated a Dean’s List honoree at Howard University ...

Prince Edward County

Prince Edward County Schools

Prince Edward County eyes sales tax increase to pay for school repairs

FARMVILLE – No one claims that Prince Edward County Elementary doesn’t need help. The Herald has detailed the ...


Cross Country teams win James River championships

Buckingham Boys and Girls both won the James River District Cross Country Championships together for the first time ...

Buckingham medical

Buckingham County

Herald News Briefs: Hotel advances, as does Buckingham medical building

DILLWYN – In 2020, Sentara closed its primary care location in Buckingham County. Within the next year, those ...

Buckingham schools

Buckingham County Schools

Should explicit material be taught? Buckingham schools change their policy

DILLWYN – How do you define sexually explicit content? Who decides what is and isn’t appropriate for students ...

Prince Edward schools


‘Bridge Builders’ project moves forward in Prince Edward schools

FARMVILLE – The goal is to build bridges in Prince Edward County, to work with other students and ...


Veterans remembered

Some Hampden-Sydney College students and staff received a Buddy Poppy from Fourth District VFW Post 7819 in Crewe ...

Ambassador Teacher Program

prince edward county

Ambassador teacher program helps Prince Edward County schools

FARMVILLE – Claudia Uter’s love for teaching and learning has brought her many miles from her home in ...

Justin Stimpson


A chance to serve: Justin Stimpson honored by Gov. Youngkin

CUMBERLAND – Receiving an award from the governor is a rare honor. Only a handful of people get ...

Cumberland schools


Cumberland schools raise funds through walk

How do you help Cumberland schools raise money and get exercise at the same time? You take a ...


Cum Laude Society inductees honored

Three Fuqua School students, Olivia Lorenzo, Rachel Mason and Grace Puckett were inducted into the Cum Laude Society ...


Staff members recognized

Each month, staff members from Cumberland County Public Schools are recognized at the school board meeting. The following ...


Elick receives National FFA American Degree

Each year, the national FFA organization honors FFA members who show the utmost dedication to the organization through ...


Students of the Month recognized

Each month during the regularly scheduled meeting, the Cumberland School Board recognizes the Students of the Month for ...

More milk options


Farmers want more milk options in Virginia schools

Milk is chock-full of necessary vitamins, and having more milk options available during school meals helps ensure students ...

scam alert

State officials warn about student loan scam

There has been a lot of news recently about student loans. Some are being forgiven, some payments are ...


Buckingham Middle School FFA students compete at the State Fair

The Buckingham Middle School FFA was very excited to have students attend and compete at the State Fair ...

Marvin Meadows

Prince Edward

Prince Edward residents pay tribute to Marvin Meadows

FARMVILLE – Everyone knew Marvin Meadows. And that didn’t end when you left Prince Edward County. “Whenever I ...


Fuqua School students find a project good enough to eat

FARMVILLE – Seventh graders at Fuqua School are taking a bite out of their science projects. Literally. Brett ...

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