Sports

Lancers honored for academics

With representatives from all 13 Big South-affiliated programs, 129 Longwood student-athletes earned Big South Presidential Honor Roll honors ...

Education

VDOE receives $1 million to retain special ed teachers

Superintendent of Public Instruction James Lane announced recently that the Virginia Department of Education has received a $1 ...

BREAKING NEWS

Person arrested for assault of Longwood student

Longwood University Police officers responded to an alleged assault involving a Longwood student Tuesday afternoon on Main Street ...

Education

Historic enrollment in early childhood education programs announced

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced Tuesday, Aug. 17, that increased investment in Virginia’s two largest state-funded preschool programs ...

svcc

Industrial maintenance student overcomes injury to achieve success

Shaun Phelps, a student in the industrial maintenance program at Southside Virginia Community College, will complete his Associate ...

Education

Williams named assistant director at Governor’s School

The Maggie Walker Governor’s School Regional Board recently appointed Dr. Lisa Williams as assistant director of the school. ...

Education

CuCPS inducts Cochran into Alumni Hall of Fame

Brigadier General David Cochran was inducted into the Cumberland County Public Schools (CuCPS) Alumni Hall of Fame Wednesday, ...

Education

Heat wave sends students home early

Prince Edward and Buckingham county public schools both made announcements Thursday, Aug. 12 that they would be sending ...

COVID-19

State health order requires masks in schools

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Thursday, Aug. 12, a Public Health Emergency Order requiring universal masking in all indoor ...

cumberland county public schools

FFA students recognized by School Board

Fifteen students were recognized for receiving the FFA Superior Chapter Award Gold Rating at the August meeting of ...

Education

Mold remains an issue at elementary school

It’s a new school year, but the same old problems cropped up even before the first day for ...

Education

Poor behavior at meetings threaten public participation

With local government meetings around the commonwealth becoming more and more heated, as was the case at the ...

Buckingham

Chaotic Buckingham meeting ends in decision on masks

Shouting, booing and angry statements echoed throughout the room Tuesday night, Aug. 3, during the Buckingham County School ...

COVID-19

Northam says students must mask up

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam issued a statement Thursday, Aug. 5, asking all Virginia school districts to require students ...

Education

Former Longwood executive honored

Former Longwood public relations executive H. Donald Winkler has been honored by Marquis Who’s Who for his “lifetime ...

Education

Prince Edward School Board takes no action

The Prince Edward County School Board did not take a vote to affirm or reject the state’s guidelines ...

Education

Colleges prepare for students

As local school districts establish their masking and COVID policies for this coming school year, the area’s institutions ...

Education

Welcome back

Prince Edward County Public Schools held its first day of school Monday, Aug. 2. Young Eagles arrived sporting ...

Education

Northam announces $111 million in financial aid help

Governor Ralph Northam recently visited Virginia Tech where he announced Virginia plans to use $111 million in American ...

COVID-19

Colleges prepare for a new year

As local school districts establish their masking and COVID policies for this coming school year, the area’s institutions ...

COVID-19

CuCPS makes mask plans

Cumberland County Public Schools (CuCPS) has released more information regarding masking and other school policies as students prepare ...

Education

Library donation increases storage capabilities

Thanks to a recent gift from longtime supporter Dr. Ray Gaskins, Greenwood Library at Longwood University acquired flat ...

Education

Buckingham FFA members attend Leadership Camp

Members of the Buckingham Senior FFA Chapter participated in the FFA Leadership Camp held at Graves Mountain Lodge ...

Education

Newcomb receives degree from UW

Just over 7,600 students received degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison on May 8, including Megan Newcomb of ...

Education

Longwood grad chosen for fellowship

Education is an issue that is near and dear to Javion Peterson, who will begin his first full-time ...

Education

Schools decide upon transgender bathroom policy

Transgender students at Buckingham and Cumberland County Public Schools will be allowed to use the bathroom/facility which corresponds ...

Buckingham

Schools discuss plans for new year

With new guidance recently released by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) and the Virginia Department of Health ...

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