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High School Football Notebook: Buckingham makes it four straight

DILLWYN – Go ahead and blame it on the storm. Thanks to Hurricane Ian, this past week’s high ...


No one filed for Farmville’s Ward A council seat. What happens now?

FARMVILLE – When residents of Farmville’s Ward A go to cast a ballot, either in early voting or ...


Department receives grant for radio system

When emergencies happen, communication and connection are vital. Longwood University received a grant to make communication between safety ...

Prince Edward County

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Water and charging stations set up in Prince Edward County

FARMVILLE – The lights are out in parts of Prince Edward County today, thanks to Hurricane Ian. Remnants ...


Ridge Animal Hospital: Taking care of Farmville’s pets since 1978

By Ireland Seagle Farmville the Magazine Did you know the veterinarians and veterinary assistants at Ridge Animal Hospital ...


Buckingham County can avoid gold mining, officials say

DILLWYN – There are ways the Buckingham County Board of Supervisors can ban gold mining in their area. ...


Farmville Downtown Partnership goes through changes

FARMVILLE – Now that downtown is recovering from the pandemic, the Farmville Downtown Partnership (FDP) is ready to ...

Southside SPCA


Southside SPCA needs donations

The problem started over the last year. As people lost jobs, they could no longer afford to take ...


Your Choice — The Readers Choice

47,000. That’s a lot of votes. It shows how much people care about this community, as they’ve cast ...


Constitution Week celebrated

On the 235th anniversary of the Constitution of the United States, Mayor of Farmville David Whitus signed a ...


Area native serves on missile cruiser

Buckingham County native Thomas Test is out on the open sea. The U.S. Navy provided The Herald with ...


Buckingham FFA build leadership skills

On Wednesday, Sept. 21, members of the Buckingham Senior and Buckingham Middle FFA Chapters went to Dinwiddie High ...



Herald News Briefs: Why did the power go out in Farmville?

FARMVILLE – The lights started flickering around 2:45 p.m. on Thursday. Parts of Farmville and Prince Edward County ...


Hampden-Sydney’s Harris named as Campbell Trophy semifinalist

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY – One local football player is competing for a national award this season. Hampden-Sydney fifth-year defensive tackle ...


CHS Girls Track recognized by School Board

Cumberland High School’s 2022 State Runner-Up Girls Track Team was recognized by the members of the county school ...


Demolition continues at power station

It took less than 10 minutes. On Friday, Sept. 23, once Dominion officials pushed the button, the smokestacks ...


School supplies donated

The Sandy River Branch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently held its annual school ...


Portal helps farmers with food safety

Farmers have a lot on their plates when it comes to staying informed about food safety regulations and ...

Hurricane Ian

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Hurricane Ian causes cancellations, rescheduled events around Farmville

As Hurricane Ian causes damage in Florida, forecasters predict the remnants of the storm will show up here ...


What would you change about transportation around Farmville?

FARMVILLE – How would you change roads in this region? Do we need more public transportation? What about ...

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Five County Fair moves forward as Hurricane Ian approaches

FARMVILLE – What impact will Hurricane Ian have on the Five County Fair? On Wednesday, the storm made ...


Walk for Life event held

The Pregnancy Support Center of Southside Virginia (PSC) held the second of its annual Walk for Life events ...


Did you know?

Women make up the greatest percentage of volunteers. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says women currently volunteer ...


Department of Health expands eligibility for monkeypox vaccine

More people are eligible to get the monkeypox vaccine in Central Virginia. On Tuesday, Sept. 27, officials from ...


What’s changing with the Hampden-Sydney shooting range?

Hampden-Sydney College will be able to hold events at the school’s shooting range. That was the decision reached ...



Who’s running in local elections? Here’s a look at the candidates

Who’s running for office in local elections? That’s a question we’ve received several times here at The Herald ...

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Christopher Michael Rowan set for hearing in murder case

Christopher Michael Rowan returns to court this week. The 32-year-old Crewe resident will have a review hearing as ...

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