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Tribute to the Veterans planned

Next weekend, folks in Farmville and the surrounding area will have a chance to join thousands across the ...


DAR group learns of Tarlton’s Raid

Retired U.S. Air Force officer, Col. Greg Eanes, was the guest speaker during the Nov. 12 meeting of ...


Seniors celebrate Thanksgiving

The Buckingham County Recreation Department held its annual Thanksgiving luncheon for the Buckingham Active Seniors group on Wednesday, ...


Virginia college students debate agricultural issues

Twelve Virginia-based college students discussed agricultural issues impacting Virginia’s farmers at Virginia Farm Bureau Federation’s 15th Annual Collegiate ...

Farmville Rotary Club


Farmville Rotary Club helps FACES with community grant

The Farmville Rotary Club awarded its first $5,000 community grant this year to FACES to fund a cooler ...

Cumberland County


Cumberland County farmer re-elected to Farm Bureau board

Bill Osl Jr. manages cattle and timber harvesting at his Oakland Farm property in Cartersville. Now the Cumberland ...


Buckingham County Property Transfers — July 2022

Following are the property transfers recorded in the Buckingham County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office for the month of ...


Herald News Briefs: Wade breaks 1,000

Wade Breaks 1,000 The Longwood men’s basketball team witnessed two important milestones over the last week. First, Deshaun ...


FACES receives donation from Food Lion

The FACES food pantry recently received some help from a charity. The Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation donated ...


Car club donates to Lunenburg Health Services

The Heart of Virginia Classic Auto Club (HOVCAC) recently made a donation to Lunenburg Health Service Inc. (LHS). ...

Church & Community

Chorale to present ‘Carols and Cantatas’

“Carols and Cantatas for Christmas”, to be presented by the Commonwealth Chorale on Dec. 11, 4 p.m., at ...

Waterworks Players

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Waterworks Players keep the Christmas pantomine tradition alive

FARMVILLE – This weekend, the Waterworks Players will perform “The Little Mermaid” for local residents. But even though ...

Battle of the Bulbs


Battle of the Bulbs returns this season to Farmville

FARMVILLE – As Christmas approaches, more homes and businesses are decorating for the holidays. This year, folks have ...


Treasurer clarifies tax due date

In Prince Edward County, the tax bills still say “due on Dec. 5”, but officials want to remind ...


DAR partners on project to help USO

The Judith Randolph-Longwood (JR-L) chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution was recently invited to partner on ...


VFW Post 7059 names award winners

The Farmville VFW Post 7059 recently held District competitions for their academic and youth programs. “It was extremely ...

Farmville Road

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Construction returns: Expect delays next week on Farmville Road

Starting next week, you may want to avoid a portion of Farmville Road if possible. The Virginia Department ...


Cumberland County schools

Hitting the right note: Cumberland honors retiring music teachers

CUMBERLAND – Scott Gordon and Gary Archer have left their mark on Cumberland County. From students to teachers, ...

Ambassador Teacher Program

Buckingham County Schools

Buckingham’s assistant superintendent is ready to help the district

BUCKINGHAM – This school year, Buckingham County Schools welcomed a new assistant superintendent.  Travis Ridley started at Buckingham ...


Commodity prices announced

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on December 2: State graded feeder cattle uneven, ...

Farmville mayor


Farmville mayor, council sworn in during Monday ceremony

FARMVILLE – Family and friends took pictures and shot video on Monday, as Farmville Mayor-elect Briant Vincent and ...

Route 15 crash

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Residents asked to help in the wake of Route 15 crash

When talking about Melissa Cress, friends and family think of her kindness. Co-workers focus on her smile and ...

Farmville restaurant


Farmville restaurant will shut down later this month

FARMVILLE – In less than two weeks, a longtime favorite Farmville restaurant will close its doors for good.  ...


Farmers hear outlook for upcoming farm bill

In the face of ongoing economic volatility, U.S. farmers continue to produce: For each input that goes into ...


SVCC students learn about leadership

Seven SVCC students recently attended the Virginia Community College System Student Leadership Conference in Roanoke. Over the course ...

Christmas parades


Trent’s Mills News: Cue the Christmas parades all over the area

One of the best parts of this time of year are the Christmas parades. Families line the streets ...


Mail theft can lead to fraud

Scams aren’t always a high-tech project. In fact, some of the most common are about as old fashioned ...

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