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Beef and commodity prices updated

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on April 16. In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle uneven, mostly $3 lower to $1 ... Read more

8 hours ago by Staff Report.

Lawmakers amend bill banning guns in state buildings

BY CHRISTINA AMANO DOLAN Capital News Service Virginia legislators recently accepted the governor’s substitute to a bill banning firearms on and near Capitol Square as ... Read more

8 hours ago by Guest Columnist.

Tax decrease approved

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a two-cent tax decrease for county citizens Tuesday, April 13. During the regular monthly board meeting, supervisors ... Read more

8 hours ago by Alexa Massey.

Drug take back event planned

The Farmville Police Department will join with law enforcement agencies across the nation to participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday, April 24. ... Read more

23 hours ago by Staff Report.

Dates set for return of the Heart of Virginia Festival

Officials have announced a new date for the 2021 Heart of Virginia Festival. According to festival Chairperson Susan Sullivan, the festivities will be held this ... Read more

23 hours ago by Alexa Massey.

Schools plan graduation ceremonies

This spring looks like it will be packed with celebrations as local high schools begin solidifying their graduation plans. Last month, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam ... Read more

2 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Town Council raises golf fees

Golfers teeing off at the Farmville Municipal Golf Course had to shell out a bit more to play Thursday, April 15, after Town Council voted ... Read more

2 days ago by Roger Watson.

Cases up as vaccine offered to public

Just as COVID-19 vaccine eligibility opens up to all Virginians age 16 and older, the Piedmont Health District is experiencing a noticeable increase in coronavirus ... Read more

2 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Farmville celebrates fire department’s 150th anniversary

Wailing sirens broke the silence of a beautiful spring Sunday afternoon in Farmville not as sounds of warning, but as celebratory notes, as fire trucks ... Read more

2 days ago by Roger Watson.

Monument honoring fire department’s 150th anniversary unveiled

The 150th anniversary celebration of the Farmville Fire Department began with the unveiling of a monument Sunday, April 18, commemorating the event. The monument provided ... Read more

2 days ago by Roger Watson.

Backstrom pitches Longwood’s first perfect game

Longwood ace Sydney Backstrom didn’t have to be, but she was perfect anyway. In the first perfect game by a Lancer pitcher in the program’s ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Friends of the Appomattox cleanup waterways

The Friends of the Appomattox River group held its annual spring cleanup of the Appomattox River and area waterways on Saturday, April 17, removing 1,000 ... Read more

2 days ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

United Way will consider shutting down

The Prince Edward County United Way is seeking input from the community about its future. A press release from the organization Monday, April 19, said ... Read more

2 days ago by Roger Watson.

200 vaccines shots available to public at Longwood Monday

Longwood University has 200 spots available during its vaccination clinic Monday, April 19 for anyone in the public over 16 needing a COVID-19 vaccine. The ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Professor teaches overdose prevention by bike

By Victoria Thompson Special to The Farmville Herald When one thinks of going for a bike ride, thoughts of a fresh breeze and sunshine come ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

FOIA bill allows some access to criminal investigation records

By Anya Sczerzenie Capital News Service   A bill allowing the public access to limited criminal investigation records will go into effect in July, along ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Supervisors honor Bill Moss

The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors recently adopted and presented a resolution in memoriam for the late Bill Lewis Moss, who owned and operated Moss ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Lawmakers amend bill banning guns in state buildings

By Christina Amano Dolan Capital News Service   Virginia legislators recently accepted the governor’s substitute to a bill banning firearms on and near Capitol Square, ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Beef and commodity prices updated

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on April 16. In Virginia, state graded feeder cattle uneven, mostly $3 lower to $1 ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Ride against sexual assault

The Royal Jewelz Social Club of Farmville led a Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Awareness ride from Buckingham County to Lynchburg. More than 200 cars ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Video visits help keep inmates, families connected

Inmates housed in Virginia’s state prisons and institutions stayed connected with friends and family through video visitation while the Virginia DOC, along with the Commonwealth ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Senate rejects gun control bill amendments

By Hyung Jun Lee Capital News Service The Virginia Senate rejected the governor’s amendments to a bill that restricts the gun rights of anyone convicted ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Business of the Month

The Buckingham Chamber of Commerce’s April Business of the Month is Farrish Hardware. “They offer great products and local, expert advice, and we’re so proud ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Virginia expands Medicaid access for legal immigrants

By Cameron Jones Capital News Service Ni Kin became a permanent resident in 2002 at 70 years old, but she was unable to work after ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

County expands litter cleanup plans

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors agreed to transfer $10,000 from the landfill budget Tuesday, April 13, to fund an initiative to tackle the ... Read more

5 days ago by Roger Watson.

10,000 vaccinated in Prince Edward

Prince Edward County’s 10,000th COVID-19 vaccine was administered Tuesday, April 13, to Eva Bland of Farmville. Joining Bland is Piedmont Health District Interim Director, Sulola ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Board questions Crossroads director

After nearly an hour of questions, accusations and explanations Tuesday, April 13, the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors appear no closer to a decision ... Read more

6 days ago by Roger Watson.

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