Latest Education

Prince Edward girls basketball


‘The future of the program is bright’: Prince Edward girls build for future

Even now that the playoff run is over, you can’t argue that the 2023-24 basketball season has been ...


Hampden-Sydney College reaches national achievement

Hampden-Sydney College received some good news late last week. The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and ...


Free concert set

On Wednesday, Feb. 28, the Longwood University Chamber Orchestra and Wind Symphony will join forces for a free ...

Prince Edward County schools school board

Education Main

Prince Edward board hears latest school calendar proposal

If the current proposal is approved next month, students in Prince Edward County Public Schools would start classes ...

Hampden-Sydney Basketball Alex Elliott


‘Take it one day at a time’: Alex Elliott focuses on teambuilding

It was about eighth grade when he made up his mind. Before that, Alex Elliott had been a ...


Ransom named to Board of Trustees

Hampden-Sydney College named Thomas L. Ransom to the Board of Trustees on Monday night. Ransom currently serves as ...

Buckingham Spelling Bee


Spelling Bee winners crowned for Buckingham County Schools

We now have a champion and a runner-up in the spelling bee for Buckingham County Public Schools. This ...

Alpha Kappa Alpha


Alpha Kappa Alpha chapter names Coach Gould as Citizen of the Year

First, he won a conference championship with his basketball team at Prince Edward Middle School. Now Coach Louis ...

Prince Edward Middle


Back to Back: Prince Edward Middle earns second straight title

Coach Louis Gould III had a simple rule: in order to perform on the court, you have to ...

Prince Edward County schools school board


From the Editor’s Desk: Better schools don’t just benefit families

The man was more than a little irritated. After we published my story about the Prince Edward sales ...

Hampden-Sydney Basketball Josiah Hardy


‘We have a target on our back’: Josiah Hardy, Tigers face challenge

It was a hard-fought game on Feb. 3, but the Hampden-Sydney Tigers fell just short. The team lost ...

Longwood Mens Tennis


Hampden-Sydney Tigers take loss in tennis opener

Hampden-Sydney College opened its spring season with a 9-0 loss at the hands of Division I College of ...

Lucy Carson


Lucy Carson named chair of School Board Association

Lucy Carson, the Chair of the Prince Edward County School Board, recently achieved another significant milestone by being ...

highest FFA degree


FFA members receive highest FFA degree

Three members of the Buckingham Sr. FFA chapter met the requirements for the highest degree of the National ...

Prince Edward schools bus drivers


News Briefs: Prince Edward sets class makeup days, Tigers sell out

We’ve got a lot to touch on in today’s news briefs. Prince Edward County Public Schools has set ...

Life of Purpose


A life of purpose and ordered steps

On a warm October afternoon in Grainger Hall, a freshman unlike any other stood to make her first ...

Longwood men's soccer


Longwood Men’s soccer staff addition announced

Longwood Head Men’s Soccer Coach Paul Gilbert announced the addition of Yuriy Sadula to his coaching staff. Sadula ...

ambassador teacher Dean's List


Making the Grade: Students earn spot on President’s, Dean’s Lists

A number of college students who call Prince Edward, Cumberland and Buckingham home have been recognized by their ...

Prince Edward supervisors County sales tax bill tourism revenue


Prince Edward Makes Progress: Sales tax bill advances in Senate

The vote went in Prince Edward County’s favor on Tuesday. Speaking before the Virginia State Senate Finance Committee, ...

Cumberland County School Board


Cumberland County School Board honors students

Each month during their regular meeting, the Cumberland County School Board recognizes the Students of the Month for ...

Prince Edward County Elementary


When will renovations start at Prince Edward County Elementary?

FARMVILLE – There’s still a lot of work to do before renovations at Prince Edward County Elementary can ...

Buckingham board Prince Edward school board


Prince Edward school board chooses chairperson on third vote

They tried the first time and it came out to a tie. The second vote saw a similar ...

religious exemption devotional


Prince Edward school board sets rules for religious exemption

If parents want their child not to attend school in Prince Edward County Public Schools, citing a religious ...

Medicaid changes pilot program


How do you fix chronic absences? Pilot program can help students

As Virginia’s Chronic Absenteeism Task Force worked over the last few months, one thing kept popping up. A ...

substitute teachers two-hour delay early closings


One school district closes, others now on two-hour delay

Old Man Winter paid another visit to Farmville and the surrounding area early Friday. Some areas saw a ...

Closings & Delays


Herald Closings & Delays: What’s still open in the area Tuesday?

There’s a lot of closings & delays to talk about. All school districts in the area will be ...

Prince Edward County schools school board


Lindy Hamlett Education Scholarship offered by district

Each year, through the Lindy Hamlett Education Scholarship Fund, the Piedmont Soil and Water Conservation District offers three ...

|Older >