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Buckingham Knights


Season ends, but growth continues for Buckingham Knights

SALEM – You have to go back more than a decade to find a baseball season like the ...

Farmville train station


Looking back through time: Farmville Train Station turns 120

FARMVILLE – The public is invited to celebrate a special birthday to honor 120 years of a Farmville ...

Saunders will run


Robert Saunders will run for a second term in Cumberland County

Cumberland County’s District 5 Board of Supervisor, Robert K. “Gravy” Saunders Jr., will seek a second term in ...

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 ...



Farmville attorney Marsden drops out of state race

John Marsden is dropping out of the race for the District 50 seat in the House of Delegates. ...


Crossroads takes a ‘Walk for Recovery’

Last month, the Crossroads Community Services Board’s (CSB) Town House Program celebrated its 9th annual “Walk for Recovery” at High Bridge ...



When will the haze fully leave Farmville? Not until the weekend

FARMVILLE – Over the last few days, when people in Rice or Farmville walked outside, they found a ...

Virginia State Police


Virginia State Police say crash investigations continue

Virginia State Police (VSP) say investigations continue into what caused two recent accidents in the area.  The first ...

Herald Community Calendar


Herald Community Calendar for the Week of Friday, June 9, 2023

The Herald community calendar is published each Friday. Items must be submitted by 10 a.m. Monday for that ...


State provides funding transportation project

Piedmont Senior Resources (PSR) was awarded its sixth year of funding by the Virginia Department of Rail and ...



When is Wawa coming? Officials detail project’s timeline

In March, the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an application for Wawa to open a ...

Buckingham County Electoral Board


Lawsuit against Buckingham Electoral Board dismissed

The lawsuit against the Buckingham County Electoral Board has been dismissed. Speaking after the court hearing on Tuesday, ...

Verizon outages


IRS text scam continues to grow across region

Another scam is making its way around. Even though phishing scams are nothing new, this one is taking ...


Deadline extended for farmers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending the deadline for the Emergency Relief Program (ERP) Phase Two ...


News on Virginia agriculture markets

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on June 2: In Virginia, state graded feeder ...

Buckingham Dillwyn Garden Club


Garden Club prepares for celebration

Members of the Buckingham Dillwyn Garden Club have been busy preparing to celebrate the club’s 90th anniversary. The ...

Knights of Columbus


Knights provide wreath for Sacred Heart

The Knights of Columbus provided a wreath for the memorial at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Meherrin. ...

Letter to the Editor


Mike Wilson: Let me tell you about my father

My good father died of mesothelioma in 1992 at the age of 57 — much too young — ...

Poster contest


Poster winners honored

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

Peter Francisco Soil & Water Conservation District


There’s a new sign in town

Motorists entering Buckingham or Cumberland County from some of the most-traveled points of entry may have noticed a ...



Farmville playground almost set to reopen, splashpad coming

FARMVILLE – Summer is in full swing and Farmville residents will be looking for somewhere to go and ...

Buckingham Knights


Buckingham Knights dominate Statesmen, advance to semi-final

The Buckingham Knights haven’t lost at home in almost two months. That didn’t change on Tuesday, as the ...

Corpus Christi


Herald News Briefs: Farmville church will celebrate Corpus Christi

FARMVILLE – On Sunday, June 11, St. Theresa Catholic Church plans to celebrate the feast of Corpus Christi. ...

Longwood women's soccer


Longwood women’s soccer adds seven signees 

Longwood women’s soccer coach Todd Dyer announced the signing of five freshmen and a pair of transfers who ...


AARP warns of AI scams

Scammers are adept at manipulating the latest technological advances to commit their crimes. These days it’s happening in ...


Drought advisory lifted

After abnormally dry soil conditions were reported across the state, the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality has lifted ...


Road work around the region: week of June 7

Across the region. highway work requiring road/ lane/structure closures is planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to ...

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