Forestry Contest


FFA Chapter wins at State Forestry Contest

The Southeast Area Forestry Contest was held at Mountain Gateway Community College in Clifton Forge on Wednesday, April ...

Cumberland High School Envirothon Team


Envirothon team wins big

The Cumberland High School Envirothon Team is ready to compete at the state level. After achieving success this ...

Cumberland spelling bee


School board honors spelling bee winners

Arianna Trent, a fourth grader at Cumberland Elementary School, was recognized by the Cumberland County School Board during ...

Prince Edward County


Prince Edward County supervisors sign off on tax rate increase

FARMVILLE – One by one, Prince Edward County residents came to the podium Tuesday night. And each one ...

Cumberland County Public Schools


School staff win technology awards

Three staff members from Cumberland County Public Schools were honored at the 17th annual awards banquet sponsored by ...



STEAM Night held

Longwood University set up an interactive display. So did Hampden-Sydney College, Centra Health and even the Piedmont Soil ...


AARP warns about student loan scams

If there is one constant in the criminal world it’s that scammers follow the news. Student loan forgiveness ...

Buckingham FFA


FFA competes at the Southeast Area Rally

The Buckingham FFA Senior Chapter competed in several contests at the Southeast Area Rally on Thursday, March 9, ...

Prince Edward County


School staff weigh in on Cumberland budget

At the board of supervisors meeting on Tuesday, April 11, the week-long public hearing opened for the Cumberland ...

Truman Scholarship


Longwood University junior honored with Truman Scholarship

FARMVILLE – It’s one of the most competitive awards for undergraduates in the country. Only a handful of ...

Prince Edward County Schools


Prince Edward County Schools track is closed again. Here’s why.

FARMVILLE – Closed. That was the notice posted on Monday, April 17, as Prince Edward County Public Schools ...



Longwood project can help region’s teacher shortage

FARMVILLE – A recent grant given to Longwood University could help with the teacher shortage in Prince Edward ...

Prince Edward Elementary


Work continues on Prince Edward schools’ traffic problems

FARMVILLE – Back in December, Prince Edward County Administrator Doug Stanley went looking for someone who could help ...


Fuqua School Honor Roll: Third Quarter 2023

Fuqua School announces scholastic recognition for the lower/middle/upper school levels for the third quarter grading period of the ...

Longwood University


Taking the stage: Longwood University professor will perform at Carnegie Hall

FARMVILLE – Carnegie Hall is known for being one of the most prestigious stages where some of the ...

Antonio Harvey


Antonio Harvey wins major national scholarship

FARMVILLE – Antonio Harvey first walked into a Longwood chemistry lab as a high school student and fell ...


Dr. Quentin R. Johnson: Taking an alternate route to success

A traditional education path begins with preschool learning and advances until high school graduation unlocks the door to ...


Chamber honors local teens

With Tuesday, March 21 being National Agriculture Day, the Chamber, during its regular meeting, heard from Jenna Oliver, ...

Prince Edward County


Will taxes go up? Prince Edward supervisors consider rate increase

FARMVILLE – Prince Edward Elementary needs renovations. The school district also has come before the county asking for ...

Cumberland Schools


School Board meets the staff

Each month, staff members are recognized at the Cumberland County Public School Board. The following staff members were ...

Cumberland High


Cumberland High students win big in forensics

CUMBERLAND – Three Cumberland High School students are bringing trophies home from their state competition. Emily Eroh, Levi ...


Giving Madness raises more than a quarter million

Another Love Your Longwood Day is in the books, and Lancer Nation has done it again. While gifts ...


Young Writers Competition winners announced

In a partnership between Creative Writing and English Education at Longwood, and with support from the Cook-Cole College ...

Hampden-Sydney College


Hampden-Sydney College students help area with ‘Big Event’

HAMPDEN SYDNEY – The middle of March for most college students is a chance to go on Spring ...

Black History Month


Fuqua students learn about Black History Month

Fuqua School students from Pre-K through 12th grade spent the month of February honoring and celebrating Black History ...

Cadet Command pays visit


Cadet Command pays visit to JROTC

On Thursday, March 2, United States Army Cadet Command Sergeant Roy Young and 4th Brigade Command Sergeant Major ...


Hampden-Sydney Tigers name football team captains

Four rising seniors will serve as captains this fall for the Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) football team. Head coach ...

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