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Updated – One killed in Buckingham County crash

One person is dead and another injured following an early Saturday morning, Aug. 1, crash on Route 60 in Buckingham County. Keaonna L. Carter-Faggins, 21, ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Unemployment compensation expires

Unemployed recipients receiving the weekly $600 additional compensation from the federal government’s coronavirus relief program may see those funds come to an end, or be ... Read more

5 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Piedmont Health District COVID cases increase by 80%

School superintendents throughout the region have made the case to move to online instruction only at the beginning of the school year, saying coronavirus cases ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

New businesses share 2020 with pandemic

For most small businesses, the first year of operation is already packed with trials and tribulations. For a business having to overcome an economy-slowing pandemic ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Solar facility approved

The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors voted 6-1 during its Monday, July 13, meeting to approve a request from Hexagon Energy to construct Black Bear ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

A Step Above opens

The Buckingham Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed A Step Above Health Services to the community during a ribbon cutting ceremony. A Step Above is located ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

James River program provides a buffer

The James River Buffer Program is restoring and protecting the area’s creeks and riverside one seedling at a time, and area landowners can help by ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

VHSL votes to play all three sports seasons in early 2021

The Virginia High School League (VHSL) announced Monday, July 27, that its executive committee voted 34-1 to go with Model 3 of the three previously ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham schools move online for first nine weeks

Buckingham County Public Schools (BCPS) officials have announced the first nine weeks of classes will be conducted virtually. BCPS is the second school system in ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

Testing turnaround lags

Piedmont Health District Director Dr. H. Robert Nash expressed concerns Wednesday that a statewide increase in coronavirus testing is prolonging turnaround time for data and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Buckingham County secures local garbage sites

Buckingham County now has an amended Solid Waste Management Ordinance intended to reduce abuse and misuse of county waste sites. The amended ordinance, approved unanimously ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

90% of people killed in wrecks this year were not wearing a seat belt

More than 90% of fatal car crashes in the area this year have been the result of a driver or passenger not wearing a seat ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Updated – New details released concerning Saturday’s crash in Buckingham

The Virginia State Police provided an update Wednesday concerning a Saturday, July 18, crash on Route 60 near Scotts Bottom Road in Buckingham County. The ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Speed study requested for Rt. 15

A road study on a section of Route 15 has been requested by the Buckingham County Board of Supervisors, sparked in part by a recent ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Small business support program enacted

Small businesses in Buckingham County negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic can now apply to the Buckingham County Business Support Program (BCBSP). At the Monday, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Armed robbery suspect at large

An armed suspect is at large, last seen driving toward Buckingham County in a stolen vehicle, after searching for money at The Auto Connection on ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Four injured in Buckingham crash

The Virginia State Police is investigating a Saturday, July 18, crash that sent four people to nearby hospitals. Corinne Geller, public information director for the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Child care concerns rise as reopening nears

Area schools are just weeks away from reopening under staggered schedules after a spring and summer filled with concerns of how education could continue during ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Good visits Buckingham

Congressional candidate Bob Good told Buckingham Republicans that voters will have a clear contrast on the issues this November between himself and his opponent, Democrat ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Network forms to support rights of nature

The Virginia Community Rights Network (VACRN) has been launched to support local efforts to recognize and legally secure the rights of nature and communities to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Area highway work planned

Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. DISTRICT-WIDE ACTIVITIES: Crews will perform various construction/maintenance ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham board tables 5-cent tax increase discussion

The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors tabled a request from County Administrator Rebecca Carter to consider scheduling a public hearing to discuss a possible 5-cent ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Control of rescue squad transferred to Buckingham County

After almost 50 years of operation, the Buckingham County Volunteer Rescue Squad has become a victim of a dwindling volunteer base and COVID-19. At the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Buckingham’s emergency medical transition could boost tax rate by 5 cents

The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors tabled a request from County Administrator Rebecca Carter to consider scheduling a public hearing to discuss a possible five ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Two killed in Saturday wreck

One adult and one child are dead after a tragic car accident in Buckingham County Saturday, July 11. The two-car collision occurred at approximately 4:46 ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Pools closed, jump in a lake

The Town of Farmville and Fuqua School pools may be closed this summer, but notable swimming opportunities still exist at three state parks in the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

A Step Above to open Saturday

A Step Above, a new home health business in Buckingham, is slated to open its doors for the first time this Saturday, July 11. Business ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

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