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Palmer named COO of Three Roads Brewing Company

Three Roads Brewing Company recently announced the addition of Dean Palmer to the team as chief operating officer. According to a press release Palmer has ... Read more

3 hours ago by Staff Report.

VCBF announces 2021 virtual lineup

The Virginia Children’s Book Festival (VCBF) invites teachers and families to register for free live sessions with bestselling authors and illustrators throughout October. With a ... Read more

14 hours ago by Staff Report.

LCVA’s Page Turners Art-on-the-Go

Page Turners Art-on-the-Go invites community members to explore and create their own works of art inspired by children’s literature at home or “on-the-go.” These bags ... Read more

14 hours ago by Staff Report.

Planning Commission approves CIP, possible new elementary school

A Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), including an option to renovate or replace the current Prince Edward County Elementary School, was approved Tuesday night by the ... Read more

15 hours ago by Shannon Watkins.

A Capital Improvement Plan breakdown

The Prince Edward County Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) has 14 possible projects listed. The following is a guide to all of them. The county’s Planning ... Read more

15 hours ago by Shannon Watkins.

House fire on Stoney Point Road

Firefighters rescued a dog from a house fire on Stoney Point Road in Cumberland County on Monday. According to officials from the Cumberland Volunteer Fire ... Read more

16 hours ago by Alexa Massey.

Virus continues to affect schools

Area schools continue to see COVID-19 cases among students and staff, with 50 new virus cases identified in local schools since last month. According to ... Read more

1 day ago by Alexa Massey.

Wanted man located during traffic stop

A wanted man from Buckingham was arrested last week after a traffic stop in Albemarle County. According to a press release issued Friday, Sept. 17, ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Solar ordinance approved

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved an ordinance which creates a revenue sharing program for solar farms in the county. A similar ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Honoring the lost

A small crowd turned out for the Farmville VFW Post 7059’s National POW/MIA Day ceremony on Friday outside the Prince Edward County Courthouse. Led by ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

County COVID cases double

While COVID-19 cases appear to be beginning to stabilize across the commonwealth, cases are continuing to rise in the Piedmont Health District, especially in Prince ... Read more

2 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Hay field fire spans 20 acres

Three fire departments fought a hay field fire Wednesday, Sept. 15, which consumed approximately 20 acres of land in Cartersville. According to the Cumberland Volunteer ... Read more

3 days ago by Alexa Massey.

UPDATED: Council discusses refugees

The Farmville Town Council discussed the possibility of Afghan refugees at Fort Pickett in Blackstone placing a strain on the local healthcare system at a ... Read more

3 days ago by Shannon Watkins.

Dumminger runs for school board

Dr. James Dumminger will be running a write-in campaign as the incumbent for the District 701 Prince Edward County School Board seat. He has been ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Indoor cowboy

You don’t need a hat, boots, spurs or even a live animal to have a lot of fun riding a bull, as Dwayne Johnson Jr., ... Read more

5 days ago by Shannon Watkins.

Solar ordinance hearing set

The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors has scheduled a public hearing for Tuesday, Oct. 12, for a revenue sharing ordinance on county solar farms. At ... Read more

5 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Businesses share location

Two local businesses, Farmville Printing and Midtown Mailboxes, can now be found at one convenient location on South Main Street. According to Matt Bright, who ... Read more

5 days ago by Alexa Massey.

County announces promotions

Prince Edward County has named Cheryl Stimpson as its new Director of Finance and Crystal Baker as the County’s Finance Manager, effective Sept. 15. “We ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

DAR celebrates Constitution Week

On the 234th anniversary of the Constitution of the United States, Farmville Mayor David Whitus signs the proclamation that declares the week of Sept. 17 ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Data center tax established

After a public hearing that drew no speakers, the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to establish a separate category of tangible personal ... Read more

5 days ago by Shannon Watkins.

High Street Theatre sets opening series

The Longwood Center for the Visual Arts (LCVA) opens the doors of the High Street Theatre with the debut of its new Friday Night Frights ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Report.

Strong leaves legacy behind

Buckingham County residents were saddened this week to hear about the death of resident James “Jim” Francis Strong. Strong, who passed away Saturday, Sept. 11, ... Read more

7 days ago by Alexa Massey.

‘Life is like a box of chocolates’

Rodney Ferguson, a financier with ties to Prince Edward County, is moving here from Missouri. He and his wife, Kathy, are bringing a little bit ... Read more

7 days ago by Shannon Watkins.

Riverstone Solar launches community grant

Riverstone Solar is accepting applications for its new community grant program. Riverstone Solar has committed to donating up to $20,000 to local charitable causes within ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Deputy involved in crash

On Saturday afternoon just before 3:30 p.m., a Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Deputy was involved in a single vehicle crash in the eastbound lane of ... Read more

1 week ago by Shannon Watkins.

Council votes to go forward with River Walk

The previously shelved River Walk project is back on track, as the Farmville Town Council voted to allow Town Manager Scott Davis to apply for ... Read more

1 week ago by Shannon Watkins.

PSR’s ducks ready to race

The 2021 Great Duck Derby is on, despite other local events being postponed or canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “We’ve got hundreds of ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

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