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Class of 2020 has been phenomenal

Well Class of 2020, this year has been anything but normal. With the unexpected school closure, your year was cut short and many events that ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Small, Brickhill get top honors

The valedictorian and salutatorian are the graduates with the highest and second highest grade point averages in the senior class. VALEDICTORIAN Morgan Small is the ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Celebrating graduates from a distance

Although the Class of 2020 has had to miss out on many of the traditional staples of its senior year, Superintendent of Buckingham County Public ... Read more

3 days ago by Alexa Massey.

VFW Patriot’s Pen essay contest winners

Each year more than 125,000 students in grades 6 through 8 enter the Veterans of Foreign War’s (VFW) Patriot’s Pen youth essay contest. The essay ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Honoring the class of 2020

Prince Edward County High School held a drive-thru recognition event May 21-22 called Celebrating Our Seniors that honored 2020 graduates while observing COVID-19 safety protocols. ... Read more

3 days ago by Titus Mohler.

University distributes funds to students

As part of the federal stimulus package known as the CARES Act Longwood University along with many other institutions of higher education received a portion ... Read more

3 days ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Primary school receives grant

CenturyLink announced it is awarding $500,000 to fund 114 technology-focused projects at schools across the country, including Buckingham County Primary School, as part of CenturyLink ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Pine Grove listed in top 7 endangered sites

Preservation Virginia, a privately-funded, statewide historic preservation leader founded more than 100 years ago, recently named the Pine Grove School in Cumberland County one of ... Read more

5 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Reveley, Stimpert named to group

President W. Taylor Reveley IV and Hampden-Sydney College President Dr. Larry Stimpert have been named to Governor Ralph Northam’s COVID-19 Education Work Group to help ... Read more

5 days ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

PECHS celebrates its seniors

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically altered the end of high school for Prince Edward County High School’s (PECHS) class of 2020. Nevertheless, administrators and teachers ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

The 17-year cicadas are back

With warm daytime weather and mild nights here, a cacophonous whining like a field of out-of-tune car radios may be heard through open windows. That ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Banners hung, parade planned

Banners featuring the various seniors of Buckingham High School’s graduating Class of 2020 have popped up along Main Street in Dillwyn in preparation for a ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Fuqua school announces top graduates

Valedictorian Fuqua School’s 2020 Valedictorian is Roman Morris Davis, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Rick Davis of Victoria. Roman will attend Liberty University in ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Forever Falcons — Fuqua School’s Class of 2020

Congratulations to the Fuqua School class of 2020 – the class that refused to let the COVID-19 pandemic interfere with their learning and preparation for ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Murphy placed first in VFW Voice of Democracy contest

Fuqua School senior Audra Murphy of Prospect, placed first in this year’s VFW Post 7059 Voice of Democracy contest with her audio essay on “What ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

PECHS celebrates its seniors

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically altered the end of high school for Prince Edward County High School’s (PECHS) class of 2020. Nevertheless, administrators and teachers ... Read more

1 week ago by Titus Mohler.

Summer learning camps to be offered online

Summer learning camps offered through Longwood’s Speech, Hearing and Learning Services (SHLS) will be held online July 6-10 via Zoom. “For years, we have offered ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Gormus, Wharam make Dean’s List

The Dean’s List for the spring semester at Bridgewater College has been announced by Dr. Leona A. Sevick, provost and vice president for academic affairs. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Dunn earns degree from WGU

Shelley Dunn, of Dillwyn, has earned a Master of Science, Nursing – Leadership and Management (BSN to MSN) degree from Western Governors University (WGU). The ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

The end of an era

Demolition work progresses near the midsection of Hampden-Sydney College’s (H-SC) Bagby Hall Wednesday morning, May 20. By the afternoon, the work was largely complete. The ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Valedictorian and salutatorian announced

Graceyn Cubbage and Jordan Smith have been named the valedictorian and salutatorian of Cumberland High School. Cubbage is the daughter of Kenny and Karen Cubbage ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

FFA senior spotlight

The Buckingham FFA Senior Chapter would like to recognize Stephen Davis for his success in the Buckingham FFA. A member of the Class of 2020, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Newman earns VCC scholarship

Jordan Newman, a senior at Cumberland High School in Cumberland County, has earned a $1,500 educational scholarship from the Virginia Cooperative Council (VCC). After the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Top gifts for grads

High school graduation is a significant milestone in the lives of teenagers. The moment a teenager receives a high school diploma marks the culmination of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Class of 2020 may walk in October

Cumberland High School (CHS) seniors were supposed to have walked across the stage this Friday to accept their diplomas, but the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Field hockey coach plays for Team USA

For as long as she can remember, it has been Longwood assistant field hockey coach Meg Miller’s dream to play for the USA Field Hockey ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

How that mortarboard came to be

Graduation ceremonies are a tradition that dates back to the first high schools and universities. While many aspects of graduation ceremonies have evolved over the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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