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Wise named Farm Bureau ambassador

The Virginia Farm Bureau Federation named Tanner Wise of Buckingham County as its 2023 Virginia Farm Bureau Ambassador. ...


PSR receives grant for local vaccination work

It’ll soon be easier for Piedmont Senior Resources (PSR) to connect residents with COVID-19 and flu vaccines. Earlier ...



What caused the Prospect brush fire? Farmville chief urges caution

PROSPECT – The fire started Wednesday afternoon in Prospect, burning through one home, two vehicles and a few ...



VFW member hosts book exhibit

Farmville VFW member Dr. Michael Lund recently hosted an exhibit of books published by the Home and Abroad ...

Cumberland road


Cumberland Notebook: Supervisors consider traffic problems

CUMBERLAND – Route 45 needs some work. So does the area of Route 616 and Route 684 that ...


State holds history hearing at Moton

BY BRIAN CARLTON AND CONNOR THOMPSON The Farmville Herald There’s too much work involved and not enough time ...

Janet Talbott


Author shares experiences in first book

After over a decade of work, a local author has published her first book. At age 75, Janet ...


Ag trends announced

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on March 17: State graded feeder cattle mostly ...



Man faces Farmville charges after ‘misunderstanding’ with child

FARMVILLE – A 59-year-old Glen Allen resident faces charges after an incident Thursday in Farmville. Just before 12:30 ...

Herald Church and Community Calendar


Herald Church and Community Calendar for the week of March 24

The Herald Church and Community Events calendar is published each Friday. Items must be submitted by 10 a.m. ...


Sorority presents honors

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, the Kappa Rho Omega Chapter, presented its annual Local Citizen of the Year ...


Calhoun offers self-defense training

Lonnie Calhoun III doesn’t mean to sound like some philosophical warrior when he says, “We should view self ...

spring forecast


NOAA offers spring forecast for Farmville and surrounding region

FARMVILLE – Winter this year has been warmer than usual and keeping everyone guessing on what the weather ...


Chamber Music Series presents saxophone quartet

The Longwood University Chamber Music Series will present a concert by the renowned Washington Saxophone Quartet, on Monday, ...


Tigers finish 13th at invitational

The Hampden-Sydney College golf team posted a final round score of 297 on Sunday for a 54- hole ...


School Board recognizes Kukk

Quinn Kukk, a junior at Cumberland High School, was recognized by the Cumberland School Board at their March ...


Ceremony set to honor Vietnam Veterans

Local Vietnam veterans will be honored at a ceremony Wednesday, March 29 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars ...

Mark Warner


Warner delivers funding for SEED Innovation Hub

Senator Mark Warner was in Farmville on Friday morning and he came bearing a gift. Specifically, Warner came ...

Cumberland FFA


FFA competes at Southeast Rally

One Cumberland County High senior will compete for a title at the state convention for Future Farmers of ...


A warning about spring roads

Farmers are busy planting their crops, and that means motorists will likely encounter slow-moving farm equipment on roadways. ...

mining ban


Buckingham supervisors’ plan won’t work, mining experts say

DILLWYN – A metallic mining ban won’t solve Buckingham County’s concerns, mining experts say. Instead, they argue, it ...

Dillwyn Fire Department


Dillwyn Fire Department honored by Chamber

The Dillwyn Volunteer Fire Department is the March recipient of the Buckingham Chamber of Commerce’s Community Pride Award. ...



Prince Edward supervisors support growth project for Pamplin

PAMPLIN – Some residents of Pamplin remember when it was a booming railroad town. Thanks to traffic changes ...

Prince Edward schools


Notebook for Thursday, 3/23: A change at Prince Edward schools

FARMVILLE – The first of the traffic experiments at Prince Edward schools has started. One of the biggest ...


Farmville Baptist holds CPR class

A Heartsaver CPR training class was held at Farmville Baptist Church on March 12. Disciplines covered included CPR, ...

Prince Edward student


Prince Edward student wins state championship in the long jump

FARMVILLE – Makayla Nelson wants to make a career out of running track. Since starting in sixth grade, ...

Cumberland Auto


After 65 years, Atkinson says goodbye to Cumberland Auto

CUMBERLAND – After nearly 65 years in Cumberland County, Margaret Atkinson is stepping away from Cumberland Auto Services, ...

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