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Delta variant has arrived

The Piedmont Health District is experiencing a new surge in COVID-19 cases as the Delta variant arrives in the area. From Monday, July 19, to ... Read more

6 hours ago by Alexa Massey.

Temporary emergency numbers available

The public should be aware that the commonwealth is experiencing a statewide 911 outage. Below is a list of temporary emergency numbers in order to ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

COVID cases on the rise again

There are still no confirmed cases of the Delta variant in the Piedmont Health District, but COVID-19 cases are on the rise locally and across ... Read more

7 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Cumberland, Buckingham ranked among worst in state, nation for commuting

Cumberland County recently found itself ranked as the worst county in Virginia for commuting, with Buckingham County not far behind. A June 29 article written ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

Regional tobacco tax considered

Counties in Southside Virginia, including Prince Edward, Buckingham and Cumberland, appear to be considering the formation of a regional tobacco tax board to bring in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Supervisors open bidding process on school roof

The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved opening the bidding process for repairing and replacement the Buckingham High School roof. At the Monday, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Buckingham County Property Transfers – June 2021

Following are the property transfers recorded in the Buckingham County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office for the month of June. The listing includes the grantor, the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham mourns passing of teacher, mother, coach and friend

A mother, a coach and a friend to many was taken away Monday, July 5, when Buckingham County native Kish Gowin Heslip lost her battle ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

FFA members earn honors at convention

The Virginia FFA continued with the tradition of the third week of June being the Virginia FFA State Convention. Typically, the convention is held at ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Top litter cleanup participants recognized

The Buckingham County Anti-Litter Task Force recently presented awards and certificates of appreciation to county businesses and individuals from the 2021 Spring Litter Cleanup. The ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

A ‘super’ intendent

Dr. Daisy Hicks, superintendent of Buckingham County Public Schools (BCPS), uses her passion for children to pave the way for the next generation through education ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Protecting the community

First Sergeant David Moody, who heads up the Buckingham County Sheriff’s Office’s patrol division, uses his 17 years of law enforcement experience to bring justice ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Making a difference

Superheroes are best known for saving lives, which probably makes James Barr the textbook definition of a superhero. Barr, originally of Concord, North Carolina, works ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Buckingham brush fire sparks big response

Officials are still working to determine the cause of a large brush fire that broke out Sunday, June 27, in Buckingham County. According to Tom ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Woodson memorial scholarship created

Many local residents came out Saturday, June 26, to raise funds and show support for a scholarship in honor of former Buckingham County High School ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Food Lion To Go services expanded

The Food Lion grocery store located in Dillwyn has officially launched grocery pickup service. According to a release distributed Monday, June 28, the store located ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Dominion, Firefly partner to expand broadband

Dominion Energy Virginia, Firefly Fiber Broadband, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Central Virginia Electric Cooperative, Rappahannock Electric Cooperative and the counties of Albemarle, Appomattox, Buckingham, Cumberland, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Rebecca Carter retires as Buckingham administrator

Wednesday, June 30, marked the retirement of longtime Buckingham County Administrator Rebecca Carter who served the Buckingham community for more than 35 years, helping lead ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Explosions reported in Mount Rush

Some Buckingham citizens grew concerned last week after reporting hearing and even feeling loud explosions in the Mount Rush area. The blasts, which reportedly occurred ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Buckingham County Property Transfers

Following are the property transfers recorded in the Buckingham County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office for the month of May. The listing includes the grantor, the ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Crossroads board agrees to audit

The Crossroads Community Services Board of Directors narrowly agreed to conduct a forensic audit of the organization’s finances Tuesday, June 22, but who will pay ... Read more

1 month ago by Roger Watson.

Buckingham joins chorus calling for audit of Crossroads

Add Buckingham County to the list of counties asking the Board of Directors of the Crossroads Community Services Board to call for a forensic audit ... Read more

1 month ago by Roger Watson.

Karl Carter named new Buckingham County administrator

After conducting a search for a new county administrator, the Buckingham County Board of Supervisors found they only needed to look across the hall from ... Read more

1 month ago by Roger Watson.

State police confirm man killed by trooper was Buckingham fugitive

The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Appomattox Field Office continues to investigate a fatal shooting involving Virginia State Police (VSP) personnel that occurred ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Man killed by trooper reported to be Buckingham fugitive

The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Appomattox Field Office is investigating a fatal shooting involving Virginia State Police (VSP) personnel that occurred Wednesday, ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Global master chef retires to Arvonia

He’s cooked for celebrities, sultans, prime ministers, emperors and even the Queen herself. Now, this world-renowned chef resides in Buckingham County. Certified Global Master Chef ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Candidates file for local elections

With the deadline to file now passed, several local seats will appear on the ballot in the upcoming November election. According to Lynette Wright, General ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

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