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Farmville

Town Council holds hearings on upcoming changes

The Farmville Town Council met for their monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 11 to hold numerous public hearings. ...

Local

Golf Tournament builds business through community

The sold-out 16th annual Farmville Area Chamber-Centra Southside Community Hospital Golf Tournament, which was held on Thursday, May ...

Lifestyles

National Trails Day 5K set

It is not too late to register for High Bridge Trail State Park’s annual National Trails Day 5K ...

Hampden-Sydney

Tigers 2022 football schedule announced

Hampden-Sydney College 23rd-year head football coach Marty Favret has announced his program’s upcoming 2022 Schedule that includes seven ...

Longwood

Lancers fall short in heartbreaking loss

Campbell claimed the 2022 Big South Championship title in softball for the second straight season with a 8-4 ...

PAMPLIN

Area man dies in moped wreck

A Pamplin man was killed Tuesday, May 10, when the moped he was operating was struck. According to ...

MOTON MUSEUM

Moton gains national recognition

A Farmville historic site will now become officially known as a National Historic Site following last week’s signing ...

Local

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

Taylor named first Employee of the Month

At its Tuesday, May 10, meeting the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors congratulated Prince Edward County Sheriff’s ...

Buckingham

New superintendent announced

Dr. John Keeler was announced as the next superintendent of Buckingham County Public Schools at the Wednesday, May ...

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY COLLEGE

Tennis players earn ODAC Honors

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) placed three student-athletes on the 2022 All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) All-Conference Men’s Tennis Second ...

Prince Edward

Board of supervisor member killed in crash

Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors member Robert M. “Bobby” Jones of Rice was killed in motor vehicle ...

Local

Mansion on endangered historic places list

Each May, during the National Historic Preservation Month, Preservation Virginia releases a list of historic places across the ...

Farmville

Crowd pleasing event and fundraiser returns

The Rotary Club of Farmville hosted its annual Taste of Farmville event, Thursday, April 28, following a two-year ...

Lifestyles

VFW officers elected

The 4th District Veterans of Foreign Wars elected officers for the 2022-2023 year in Farmville on Saturday, May ...

Buckingham

Board votes on VDOT budget

The Buckingham Board of Supervisors met for their monthly meeting on Monday, May 9. During the meeting, there ...

FUQUA SCHOOL

Students participate in livestock show

Several Fuqua School lower and middle school students competed in the Piedmont Junior Livestock Show in Blackstone this ...

Business

SEC names chief financial officer

Carol B. Myers has taken over as Southside Electric Cooperative’s (SEC) new chief financial officer, the first woman ...

Cumberland

2022 West Point Invitational results

Cumberland High School Track team members Nalonda Henderson, left, and Nasir McDonald, right, were named female and male ...

road work

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

Working farm dogs contest set

Farm dogs protect livestock and property, herd animals and neutralize pests, all while providing loving companionship for farm ...

Prince Edward

County meal tax approved

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors met for their monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 10, and held ...

Local

Centra to postpone certain imaging procedures

COVID-19 shutdowns in Shanghai, China, have caused a significant global shortage of intravenous contrast dye used in imaging ...

Cumberland

French graduates from Piedmont University

Nearly 400 students graduated from Piedmont University on Friday, May 6. Undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremonies were held ...

Farmville

Director of Finance hired by Town

The Town of Farmville has announced the hiring of Julie A. Moore as Director of Finance. According to ...

Local

VDH launches new online vital records application

In an effort to increase accessibility and convenience, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has launched a new ...

Education

It takes a community

Over 700 thank you cards were created, printed, signed and distributed to area educators. According to Patsy Watson ...

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