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Farmville

Looking Our Best award given

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce awarded the Looking Our Best Award to the Two Sisters Thrift Store ...

Cumberland

County restructures debt

Cumberland County restructured debt in order to fund a radio system upgrade for its public safety departments. On ...

Buckingham

Library partnership is growing

Building on the existing collaboration between Hampden-Sydney College’s Bortz Library and the Central Virginia Regional Library (CVRL) system, ...

Local

Commodity price trends announced

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on June 24: In Virginia, state graded feeder ...

Cumberland

Eight arrested on drug charges

The collective efforts of law enforcement have resulted in the arrest of eight individuals, five from Charlotte County, ...

Local

Gas prices not slowing down travel

Despite gas prices at a record high, one study found that Americans still plan to travel and vacation ...

Local

Williams retires, new firm to takeover JW’s Express

JW’s Express will close at 4 p.m., June 30. The convenience store is located at the Exxon gas ...

Local

Did you know?

Mustard is a must-have at backyard barbecues, and that status as a summertime staple makes it easy to ...

Buckingham

JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge

While many high school students enjoy the break from the school year, seven cadets from Buckingham County High ...

Local

Virginia’s annual crime analysis report is now available

Virginia’s official and only comprehensive report on local and statewide crime figures for 2021, titled Crime in Virginia, ...

Local

Rental car scams

For the second year in a row, sticker shock – especially with rental cars – is greeting summer ...

Local

Celebrate smart, safe and sober this July 4 holiday weekend

Independence Day traditions include backyard barbecues, festivals, family gatherings and fireworks. To keep all those living, working, visiting ...

Buckingham

Discussion tabled on new solar farm

A new solar project is under consideration for Buckingham County. During the Monday, June 27 Planning Commission meeting, ...

Local

Jupiter and its four moons

Ron Card, a retired photojournalist who resides in Abilene, took this photo at 5 a.m., Monday, June 27 ...

Education

Rutherford named to president’s list

Catherine Rutherford, of Farmville, was named to the College of Charleston Spring 2022 President’s List. Rutherford is majoring ...

Local

Foster care inquiries down following pandemic

Currently, there are nearly 5,000 young people in foster care in Virginia and more children are in need ...

Local

Stewart edges Biffle to win SRX event

BY JOE CHANDLER South Boston Speedway Tony Stewart knows what it feels like to win a race at ...

Buckingham

Road work planned

Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. ...

Lifestyles

State Fair competitions offer blue-ribbon bragging rights

If you want to win blue-ribbon bragging rights, then it’s time to start working on entries for this ...

Hampden-Sydney

Clagett, Duffy, Hitt and Miller earn Scholar All-American Honors

Hampden-Sydney College’s recent Class of 2022 graduates Bobby Clagett of Brandywine, Maryland, Sean Duffy of Ambler, Pennsylvania, Henry ...

Buckingham

Challenges, opportunities discussed at meat processing listening session

Farmers and agricultural experts gathered at a listening session in Buckingham County on Wednesday, June 15, to discuss ...

Lifestyles

Spotted lanternfly quarantine zone expanding

A species of invasive pests damaging vineyards in a few northern Virginia counties is headed south, and state ...

Longwood

Pham returns to alma mater as assistant

Jessica Pham has joined the Longwood women’s basketball staff as an assistant coach, head coach Erika Lang-Montgomery announced ...

Local

Beyond loss and grief program presented

Centra Farmville Hospice volunteers were recently treated to a program on transitioning beyond loss and grief by fellow ...

Education

Enrollment is rising

Despite the national trending decline of enrollment in college and universities, Longwood’s numbers are rising from last year. ...

Longwood

Justin Hill leaves the Lancers

BY MATTHEW HATFIELD The Farmville Herald One of the standout basketball players from Longwood University’s historic 2021-22 season ...

Lifestyles

Celebrate Independence (from Aliens) at High Street Theatre

High Street Theatre celebrates Independence Day with two sci-fi films that imagine the earth as a target for ...

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