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Buckingham County Property Transfers — August 2022

The following are the property transfers recorded in the Buckingham County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office for the month ...

Cumberland EMS


Tired of long hospital delays? Cumberland EMS looks at a solution.

Cumberland County only had 31 medical transport calls last month, said Cumberland EMS and Fire Chief Andy Aigner. ...



Hampden-Sydney beats #14 Guilford to continue winning streak

Hampden-Sydney College celebrated their first week as a ranked team by pulling off an upset Wednesday. Junior Adam ...



Longwood women claim fourth straight home win, beating Radford

The Longwood women’s basketball team picked up its fourth consecutive home victory on Wednesday, defeating the Radford Highlanders ...

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From the Editor’s Desk: You can’t have it both ways

Target isn’t going to just move to Farmville because we ask them to. The same goes for a ...

Southside Community College


Five students graduate from SVCC’s Diesel Technician program

Southside Virginia Community College recently awarded certificates to its graduates that completed the Diesel Technician program held at ...


AARP urges caution after storms

Be careful of who shows up after winter storms. With temperatures dropping in Farmville and across the region, ...

Buckingham County Anti-Litter Task Force


Buckingham task force holds clean-up celebration

The Buckingham County Anti-Litter Task Force recently held its Fall 2022 Clean Up Celebration at the Historic Lee ...

Buckingham FFA


Donation made to FFA programs

Assistant Manager of the Famer’s Cooperative of Farmville Sam Goin, left, visited the Buckingham FFA Chapter on Friday, ...

Centra Dialysis


Firefighters showed up Tuesday at UVA Dialysis. Here’s why.

FARMVILLE – The report went out over the scanner just after 5 p.m. on Tuesday. Members of the ...

mail scam


Mail scams start showing up in Farmville, region

FARMVILLE – The letters arrive in the mailbox, showing up as “Priority 3 Day” mail. Inside the package, ...



Hampden-Sydney basketball team makes nation’s Top 25 list

The Hampden-Sydney men’s basketball team came in No. 25 nationally in this week’s Top 25 ranking. The ...

Cumberland County school board


Cumberland County School Board looks to fill vacancy

CUMBERLAND – There’s an empty seat on the Cumberland County School Board. And the question remains who will ...



Longwood’s ‘Call Me MISTER’ program sees results

FARMVILLE – Byron Morgan says he got involved with ‘Call Me MISTER’ by mistake. “The way I got ...

Hampden-Sydney swimming


Hampden-Sydney swimming team picks up win in NC meet

The Hampden-Sydney swimming team got four event wins Sunday afternoon, en route to a victory over William Peace ...



Effort pushes Longwood past Presbyterian in Saturday dogfight

Longwood men’s basketball found itself in a dogfight with Presbyterian on Saturday afternoon. Good thing the Lancers brought DeShaun ...

Mental health


Mental health is an issue for family farms

“Who are you, and what have you done with my husband?’ Jane Doe suddenly didn’t recognize the man ...

Buckingham County man


Buckingham County man charged in connection with Amherst death

A Buckingham County man now faces voluntary manslaughter charges in connection with an incident that happened Thursday in ...

Letter to the Editor


Herald News Briefs: Cumberland finishes third at regional

To start off, we turn the spotlight to the Cumberland High Scholastic Bowl Team. A scholastic bowl is ...

St. Theresa Catholic Church


Service Day held in honor of MLK

As part of MLK Day, one group performed their service project at St. Theresa Catholic Church, working on ...

Farmville Recreation Department


Recreation Department reflects, looks ahead to 2023

This past year was an eventful one for Farmville’s Recreation Department. We saw some positive programs launch and ...

Cumberland County


Cumberland County is a food desert. How do you fix that problem?

CUMBERLAND – Millions of Americans live in food deserts. In Virginia, Cumberland County is Ground Zero. The underserved ...

deer hunting


No deer for the season

BY JAMES E. HARRIS Special to The Farmville Herald I knew that day or season would come when ...

Farmville Police


Farmville police launch new position, focus on communication

FARMVILLE – Communication between local government agencies and the public is usually a top priority. Now, the Farmville ...


Local students receive college honors

As we move further into the new semester, universities are starting to send out recognitions and honors from ...


Road work planned

DISTRICT-WIDE ACTIVITIES: Crews will perform various activities throughout the district to include, but are not limited to bridge ...

Cumberland Circuit Court


Grant received to preserve local records

The Library of Virginia announced that the Circuit Court Records Preservation (CCRP) program has awarded Cumberland County Circuit ...

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