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Longwood adds three during early signing period

FARMVILLE – Longwood men’s basketball added three signees during the early signing period, head coach Griff Aldrich announced ...

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Sunday fire destroys trailer in Prospect

PROSPECT – A fire in Prospect tore through both a trailer and nearby shed before firefighters could get ...

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Farmville radio station WFLO-AM set to relaunch this week

FARMVILLE – A familiar Farmville radio station will be returning to the airwaves later this week. Over the ...


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Longwood Lancers cruise past Mary Baldwin 112-60

FARMVILLE – The Longwood Lancers opened up their post-Thanksgiving slate by polishing off Mary Baldwin 112-60 to wrap ...

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Beware of utility scams, Dominion warns Farmville residents

On Monday, Nov. 21, the temperature dropped down to 25 degrees in Farmville. It wasn’t much warmer on ...

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Watson looks ahead

Now that the election is over, it’s time to look ahead. What are the priorities for governing? Where ...

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Teens compete for life-changing opportunity

BY JOE CHANDLER South Boston Speedway Thirteen anxious teenagers from seven different states and Mexico arrived at South ...


Staunton River hosts a Victorian Christmas

For two days, people who visit Staunton River Battlefield State Park will have a chance to travel back ...


Grant will help local college students access resources

Due to a recent grant, Virginia community colleges will be better able to help their students get the ...

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Your Turn — Let’s give thanks for our ambassador teachers

Topping my “thankful” list in our community this holiday season are Kerensa Smith, Raymond Tubojan and all of ...


Counties deal with addiction

The numbers keep shrinking and that’s not a bad thing. In Buckingham, Cumberland and Prince Edward counties, it’s ...


Garden clubs co-host district meeting

On Thursday, Oct. 20, the Buckingham-Dillwyn Garden Club and Ruth Adams Garden Club of Farmville hosted the annual ...


Hill portrait unveiled at Moton

People came out on Thursday, Nov. 17 to pay tribute to Oliver Hill. The civil rights attorney was ...


Lopez chosen for National Leadership Honor Society

Nathan Cabrera Lopez, a native of Meherrin, was recently initiated into the Hampden-Sydney College Circle of Omicron Delta ...



Farmville stores will take part in ‘Small Business Saturday’

FARMVILLE – “Shopping small has so many benefits,” said Nancy Alexander, executive director of the Farmville Downtown Partnership. ...


Girl Scouts earn patches

The Piedmont Soil and Water Conservation District recently held a workshop for Girl Scouts in Farmville. Brownie and ...


Strehle elected Grand Master of Masons

The Grand Lodge of Virginia, on Saturday, Nov. 12, during its 244th Annual Communication, elected Donald “Don” Ellis ...


Cost of Thanksgiving meal climbs in Virginia

In a year when inflation has driven up prices of nearly all consumer goods, the price of a ...


Herald Community Calendar for the week of Nov. 23

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


FACES receives gift from West Bend

FACES Food Pantry recently received a timely gift of $6,000 from West Bend Mutual Insurance’s Silver Lining Charitable ...


Gregory makes dean’s list

Sade’ Gregory, a 2020 Cumberland High School graduate has been designated a Dean’s List honoree at Howard University ...


Cross Country girls advance to state competition

Cumberland girls advanced to states as a team by finishing third in VHSL 1B Region at Frazier Farms ...


Community Pride Award given

The Buckingham Chamber of Commerce recently presented the November Community Pride Award to Rock Wood Products of Dillwyn. ...

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‘Hearts’ will be on display in annual Farmville Christmas parade

FARMVILLE – Santa Claus is coming to town next week for the annual Farmville Christmas Parade. At 2 ...

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Supervisors appoint new Cumberland fire chief

CUMBERLAND — In a few days, a new Cumberland fire chief will take office. By a unanimous vote, ...

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Wilkins Named to Watch List for 2022-23 Lou Henson Award

FARMVILLE – Longwood’s Isaiah Wilkins was named to the Watch List for the 2022-23 Lou Henson Award late ...


Two people die in accident

Two people are dead after a multi-vehicle crash on Sunday. At 7:52 p.m. on Nov. 13, Virginia State ...

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