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Community spread increasing

As university coronavirus cases appear to be declining, community spread is on the rise, tightening visitation policies at hospitals and leading to concern from health ... Read more

16 hours ago by Alexa Massey.

Alternatives to trick-or-treating

The COVID-19 pandemic is set to alter another tradition in some localities as Halloween approaches. The Town of Farmville and the Town of Dillwyn are ... Read more

6 days ago by Titus Mohler.

A dream realized – new library is open

What began as the dream of a group of Buckingham residents more than a dozen years ago has come to life with the opening of ... Read more

6 days ago by Roger Watson.

4-H Education Center asks for funding

The Holiday Lake 4-H Education Center, a nonprofit organization which serves youths and their families from across 19 localities, including Prince Edward, Cumberland and Buckingham, ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

Buckingham – There’s gold in them thar hills

The search for gold in Buckingham by Canadian-based company Aston Bay has caught the attention of both residents and county officials, who will have to ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

Big bass in Buckingham

Anthony Monroe, of Dillwyn, caught this 12-pound bass Sunday, Oct. 18, at the Andersonville watershed in Buckingham. Monroe used crankbait to make the catch. Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Pandemic causes 20% increase in deaths

For every two deaths attributed to COVID-19 in the U.S., a third American dies as a result of the pandemic, according to new data published ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

No new noise control ordinance for Buckingham

The Buckingham Board of Supervisors decided unanimously Tuesday night against adopting a controversial revised version of the county’s noise control ordinance. Multiple members of the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Buckingham public school students will continue virtual learning

The Buckingham County School Board voted 5-2 Wednesday afternoon in favor of continuing virtual learning for the remainder of the semester. Board members gathered at ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Area COVID-19 cases still on the rise

Prince Edward County is still seeing an uptick in COVID-19 cases, with Longwood University and Hampden-Sydney College experiencing 60 new coronavirus cases in the last ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Impressive early voter participation

BY SAM FOWLER AND TITUS MOHLER Capital News Service and The Farmville Herald In-person early voting turnout has been impressive in Virginia and has remained ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Local virus cases see an increase

The area is suddenly seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases. According to Piedmont Health District Director Dr. H. Robert Nash, many local counties have seen ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Friends of Buckingham concerned about gold mining

The Friends of Buckingham is calling on the Buckingham County Board of Supervisors and the Planning Commission to delay voting on a zoning change that ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham parking changes announced

Upcoming changes are coming to parking regulations in Buckingham County, according to Buckingham County Sheriff’s Office. The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors enacted a new ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Former case manager says Crossroads’ problems hurting patients

A former case worker for Crossroads is alleging poor management has led to the possible suffering and death of a patient in an Amelia County ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Case of MIS-C diagnosed in Buckingham County

A case of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C), a new health condition associated with COVID-19, has been discovered in Buckingham County. According to an ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Roadwork scheduled

Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. Items in italics contain new/updated information. For up-to-date information, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org.   ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Trash cleanup planned

The Commonwealth Regional Council (CRC) is conducting a trash cleanup as part of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan. Participants simply collect trash along any ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham School Board torn on reopening schools

A motion to continue school virtually for the remainder of the semester failed 3-3 at Monday night’s Buckingham County Public Schools (BCPS) School Board meeting, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

There’s no poll worker shortage here

BY WILL GONZALEZ AND TITUS MOHLER Capital News Service and The Farmville Herald Several localities in Virginia have reported seeing a surge in people applying ... Read more

1 month ago by Titus Mohler.

Davis appointed to Buckingham Board of Supervisors

A new but familiar face has been appointed to the previously vacant District 1 seat of the Buckingham Board of Supervisors. At an Aug. 17 ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

VHSL adopts ‘Championships + 1’ schedule

Public school student-athletes from all sports in the area will have the opportunity to play for a state championship during the 2020- 21 school year. ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Hearing scheduled for contentious noise ordinance

Buckingham County supervisors voted 4-3 in favor of scheduling a public hearing for Oct. 13 regarding a proposed revision to Buckingham County’s Noise Control Ordinance. ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Habitat needs votes for $25K

Piedmont Habitat for Humanity has the opportunity to receive a $25,000 grant from State Farm. Beginning Wednesday, September 23, voting will be open for our ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Lack of rural medical centers is a growing issue

The impending closure of Sentara Martha Jefferson Medical Group’s Buckingham Family Medicine in Dillwyn brought disappointment to many county citizens who have received medical care ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Buckingham Family Medicine closure delayed

Sentara Martha Jefferson Medical Group announced plans to delay the closure of Sentara Buckingham Family Medicine in Dillwyn. According to a release issued Friday morning, ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Marchers send message to Sentara

James Wooten Jr. followed behind the 75 or so people walking from the Pocket Park in Dillwyn to the location of the endangered Buckingham Family ... Read more

1 month ago by Roger Watson.

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