Cumberland Foundation gives out scholarships

A number of Cumberland High students will be getting help with paying for college, thanks to the Cumberland ...

state champs


Buckingham state champs get their rings

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


Tigers place on Academic All-State Team

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) placed six individuals on the 2022-23 Virginia Sports Information Directors’ (VaSID) Academic All- State Team. ...

Prince Edward School Board


Cumberland hires new athletic director, assistant principal

Cumberland County Public Schools will have a new athletic director when school starts back up this fall. There ...

Luther P. Jackson class of 1963 reunion


Class reunion held

The Luther P. Jackson High School in Cumberland held a 60th class reunion for the class of 1963. ...

Cumberland High


School board names new principal for Cumberland High

Cumberland High has a new person in charge. Effective July 1, the Cumberland County School Board announced that ...


Education forum planned

The public is invited to attend a free Education Forum on July 6, at 7 p.m. It will ...

Lindy Hamlett Education Scholarships


Conservation District names scholarship winners

The Piedmont Soil and Water Conservation District recently awarded four $1,000 Lindy Hamlett Education Scholarships. These scholarships provide ...

voter friendly campus


What is a ‘voter friendly campus’? Longwood earns rare label

FARMVILLE – What is a voter friendly campus? Longwood University earned the designation this month, given out by ...

Prince Edward schools


What’s changing about phone policies at Prince Edward schools?

FARMVILLE – Fewer students will be able to use their phones on campus at Prince Edward schools in ...

President's List


Local students make President’s List, Dean’s List at college

During the spring semester, a number of students from Prince Edward, Buckingham and Cumberland counties were honored by ...

Student Art


LCVA prepares for student art display

Student art will be on display on Sunday, June 11, as the annual Area Youth Art Exhibition kicks ...

Poster contest


Poster winners honored

High school, elementary school and homeschooled students were given a challenge earlier this spring. They could use pens, ...


Watson reflects as she retires

BY ELENA MEADER The Farmville Herald Mrs. Watson, as she’s affectionately known by the students of Fuqua School ...


Students receive scholarships

Each year, students at Buckingham County High School apply for competitive scholarships to support post-secondary education and training. ...

Buckingham Schools


Microschool project comes to Rice

RICE – Some people thought the days of one-room schoolhouses were long past. That’s not exactly true in ...

Cum Laude inductees


Fuqua Cum Laude inductees honored

Three Fuqua School students were inducted into the Cum Laude Society this month. Kassidy Knott, Holt Mason and ...



‘The man behind the horse’: Latest Elwood talks about tradition

FARMVILLE – Students attending Longwood will find the university has many traditions. One of those involves selecting a ...

Lady Dukes


Lady Dukes claim individual awards, regional track championship

After another dominant performance, the Cumberland High Lady Dukes are regional track champions. Competing Wednesday, May 25 at ...

Prince Edward School Board


Buckingham County school board certified as ‘Master Board’

The Buckingham County School Board has earned the title of a Virginia School Board Association “Master Board”. This ...

soar like the Eagles


Graduates encouraged to soar like the Eagles

During their graduation ceremony, the 2023 Prince Edward County High School graduates were encouraged by classmates, teachers and ...

Students of the Months


Students of the Months recognized

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

Amy White


Amy White honored by School Board

Each month at the meeting of the Cumberland School Board, members of the Board recognize staff members. At ...

Celeste Mitchell


Mitchell recognized by board

Celeste Mitchell, a 12th grade student at Cumberland High School, was recognized by the Cumberland School Board at ...

Longwood commencement


Find your passion: Grads challenged at Longwood commencement

What are you passionate about, John Feinstein asked students at the 184th Longwood commencement on Saturday, May 20. ...


Board awards record number of scholarships

Thirty graduating high school seniors in Southside Electric Cooperative’s (SEC) service area are receiving Southside Opportunity Fund (SOF) ...

Cumberland Farm Bureau scholarship


Jackson recognized with scholarship

The Cumberland Farm Bureau awarded a scholarship in the amount of $2,000 to Sarah Elizabeth Jackson. This award ...

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