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Cumberland Notebook: Supervisors consider traffic problems

CUMBERLAND – Route 45 needs some work. So does the area of Route 616 and Route 684 that ...


State holds history hearing at Moton

BY BRIAN CARLTON AND CONNOR THOMPSON The Farmville Herald There’s too much work involved and not enough time ...


School Board recognizes Kukk

Quinn Kukk, a junior at Cumberland High School, was recognized by the Cumberland School Board at their March ...

Cumberland FFA


FFA competes at Southeast Rally

One Cumberland County High senior will compete for a title at the state convention for Future Farmers of ...

Prince Edward schools


Notebook for Thursday, 3/23: A change at Prince Edward schools

FARMVILLE – The first of the traffic experiments at Prince Edward schools has started. One of the biggest ...

Prince Edward student


Prince Edward student wins state championship in the long jump

FARMVILLE – Makayla Nelson wants to make a career out of running track. Since starting in sixth grade, ...

Prince Edward Elementary


What should change about Prince Edward Elementary?

FARMVILLE – Parents of Prince Edward Elementary students want their children to feel safe in class. They want ...

Students of the Month


School Board honors Students of the Month

Each month, the Cumberland School Board recognizes the Students of the Month for each school. The following students ...


SEC offers scholarships for graduating seniors

Southside Electric Cooperative (SEC) wants to help graduating high school seniors with the costs of higher education. The ...

Buckingham Scholastic Bowl Team


Crowning Champs: Buckingham Scholastic Bowl Team wins state title

DILLWYN – For the first time in more than 47 years, the Virginia High School League’s Scholastic Bowl ...

Prince Edward


Prince Edward School Board pushes back on supervisors’ comments

FARMVILLE – Recent comments made by supervisors about Prince Edward County schools were simply unfair, school board members ...



SVCC student receives Verghese Award

Rachel Hudson, a Blackstone resident, is the recipient of this year’s K. George Verghese Memorial Academic Merit Award. ...

Best of the Best


Raiders compete in Best of the Best Qualifier

The Buckingham JROTC Raider Teams competed in the 4th Brigade Best of the Best Raider Qualifier at Lee ...

Buckingham FFA


FFA members compete in hippology contest

On Friday, Feb. 10, the Block and Bridle Horse Hippology Contest was held on the campus of Virginia ...

Cumberland County


Cumberland County superintendent honored with regional award

CUMBERLAND – Cumberland County is the home of this year’s Region 8 Superintendent of the Year. On Tuesday, ...

Cumberland High


Making History: Cumberland High students compete for a state title

CUMBERLAND – Sophia Crespo and Abbie Winslow now have a permanent spot in the Virginia history books. The ...

Prince Edward schools


Herald Notebook for March 7: Prince Edward schools shift schedule

FARMVILLE – For the second time, Makayla Nelson is a state champion. The Prince Edward County High student won ...

Southside Virginia Community College


Southside Virginia Community College falls in national title game

MYRTLE BEACH, SC – For the second straight year, Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) made it to the ...

Fuqua School


Fuqua School plans to reinvent itself next fall

FARMVILLE – Fuqua School is looking forward to next school year and the plans they have in store. ...



Cumberland Schools work to build love of reading

This week Cumberland County Elementary School, along with schools across the country, took extra time to share the ...


Woodson receives national scholarship

It’s extremely hard to even be considered for a QuestBridge scholarship. Nominees first have to be in the ...

Hampden-Sydney Tigers


Hampden-Sydney Tigers look back on rebuild, ahead to tournament

HAMPDEN SYDNEY – Harrison Taylor remembers what it was like the first time he came to campus. The ...

Buckingham County High


Buckingham County High student juggles classes and a crown

DILLWYN – Jenna Oliver has a bit more on her plate than the normal teenager. The Buckingham County ...

Prince Edward Elementary


Supervisors question decisions in Prince Edward County schools

FARMVILLE – Why were Prince Edward County schools allowed to get in their current physical condition? Why is ...

Hampden-Sydney College


After a decade away, Hampden-Sydney College returns to the big dance

HAMPDEN SYDNEY – In the moments beforehand, everything was silent. Some players nervously looked at their phones, others ...

Knight Valley


School districts plan as Assembly adjourns without full budget

CUMBERLAND – We still don’t have a permanent answer for the $201 million school funding shortfall. Now it ...



Fuqua students learn about making choices with D.A.R.E.

The lower school students at Fuqua School are daring to be different by learning how to make good ...

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