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Area sees second winter storm

For the second time this year, snow, sleet and freezing rain left its mark across the Commonwealth on ...

BREAKING NEWS

Weather related delays, closures

January 19 Prince Edward County Public Schools announced via its Facebook page that due to continued icy roads ...

Local

A look back at 2021 – part two

Throughout the month of January each Friday edition of The Farmville Herald will highlight the events of 2021. ...

Local

DMV seeks participants for new highway safety campaign

The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) seeks Virginians willing to share their stories for a new highway safety ...

Farmville

Register appointed to Litter and Recycling Board

Katie Register of Farmville was appointed to the Virginia Litter Control and Recycling Fund Advisory Board by Governor ...

Local

Overdose deaths surpass 100,000

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently released data that deaths from drug overdose have hit an all-time ...

Local

Red Cross: National blood crisis may put patients at risk

The American Red Cross is facing a national blood crisis – its worst blood shortage in more than ...

Local

Big Event set for March

The Big Event is a Longwood University student organization that gives thanks to the local Farmville community via ...

Cumberland

First meeting of the year held

Cumberland County Board of Supervisors started the new year by taking care of old and new business in ...

Local

SEC restores power

Southside Electric Cooperative (SEC) completed restored electricity for its members impacted by last week’s snowstorm on the morning ...

Celebrations

A united front of gratitude and respect

The Judith Randolph-Longwood Chapter, Virginia Daughters of the American Revolution, paid tribute to deceased veterans lying in Trinity ...

Education

Fourth grade spelling bee held

Prince Edward County Elementary School held its annual fourth grade spelling bee on Dec. 10. Susan Cook, Albert ...

News

Christmas tree collection

Twin Lakes State Park will be collecting live Christmas trees now through Jan. 16. Donated trees will be ...

News

VSP Youth Conservation Corps accepting applications

Virginia State Parks is seeking qualified candidates to fill Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) summer residential service opportunities across ...

COVID-19

Northam issues 30 day state of emergency

In response to record numbers of hospitalizations Gov. Northam issued a limited 30-day emergency order issued to help ...

Local

First baby of 2022

Meet Lorelei Rae Owen, the first baby born at Centra Southside Community Hospital in 2022. Lorelei was born ...

Education

Graff makes dean’s list

Jakob Graff, of Columbia, was recognized on Slippery Rock University’s dean’s list for the fall 2021 semester. The ...

Local

Book ‘thefts’ force removal of Little Free Library

The Board of the Friends of the Barbara Rose Johns Farmville/Prince Edward Community Library passed a motion approving ...

Education

Burke named to dean’s list

Brendan Burke, of Rice, a Senior studying cybersecurity, is among more than 1,200 Harding University students included on ...

Cumberland

House fire on Goshen Road

Crews responded Wednesday, Jan. 5, to a house fire in Cumberland. According to Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) ...

Local

Citizens Police Academy returns

The Farmville Police Department invites citizens to apply for the Farmville Police Department Citizens Police Academy, which will ...

COVID-19

COVID-19 cases are skyrocketing

Coronavirus cases are exploding across the commonwealth this week as Virginia grapples with record breaking case numbers which ...

Local

Centra tightens visitor restrictions

As cases of the coronavirus continue to rise along with a steady increase in hospitalizations in the region ...

Cumberland

Braven no longer coming

Braven Environmental, LLC is no longer bringing its manufacturing operation to Cumberland County. In June 2020, Gov. Ralph ...

Farmville

Area businesswoman still going at 90

As most adults retire in their 60s, one community member is still going strong 30 years past. Gearl ...

Local

Money available for teacher recruitment, retention

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) is allocating $12 million to a variety of programs as part of ...

Local

A look back at 2021 – part one

Throughout the month of January each Friday edition of The Farmville Herald will highlight the events of 2021. ...

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