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Cause of house fire deemed suspicious

No one was home when a fire broke out in a dwelling around 8:25 p.m on Monday, Jan. ...

COVID-19

Gov. lifts school mask mandate

Shortly after taking office on Saturday, Jan. 16, Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin signed nine executive orders, one beginning ...

Cumberland

Expanding broadband access discussed

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors held its first monthly meeting on Jan. 11, starting the new ...

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Free Civil War Seminar set

Join the National Park Service and Longwood University at the annual free Civil War Seminar on Feb. 12, ...

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PSR to hold vaccine clinic

Piedmont Senior Resources (PSR) Area Agency on Aging is hosting a Virginia Department of Health vaccine clinic in ...

Local

Youngkin promotes unity, agenda at inauguration

BY TARAZHA JENKINS AND JOSEPHINE WALKER Capital News Service Republican Glenn Youngkin was sworn in Saturday as Virginia’s ...

Local

Pearson guest speaker of DAR

Recently, Adjunct Assistant Professor of History and Archaeology at Hampden-Sydney College and Senior Archaeologist with Coastal Environments, Inc. ...

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What to know before burning storm debris

In the wake of recent storms that hit Virginia, officials with the Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) are ...

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Woodson donates to American Legion

Nanny Woodson donated a vehicle to American Legion Post 134 in Buckingham. Accepting the donation is Commander Allen ...

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Road work planned

Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. ...

Local

Council discusses redistricting

On Jan. 12, the Farmville Town Council held its first monthly meeting of the year to discuss redistricting ...

COVID-19

Youngkin ends school mask mandates – Centra sees record COVID patients

Virus cases are continuing to soar upward in the Piedmont Health District as local hospitals see an all-time ...

Local

Funding for HIT Park received

Former Gov. Ralph Northam on Jan. 13 announced $7 million in Virginia Business Ready Site Program development grants ...

Local

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 21 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 ...

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 ...

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