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Weather related delays, closures

January 21 Prince Edward County Public Schools announced via its Facebook page that due to continued icy roads ...

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County lifts burn ban

The County of Buckingham has lifted the county-wide burn ban effective 9 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 30. “Due to ...

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Weather related delays, closures

January 10 Buckingham County Public Schools will be on a two hour delay Monday, Jan. 10, for all ...

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Board enacts emergency burn ban

The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors, at its monthly meeting on Dec. 13, adopted an emergency ordinance prohibiting/regulating ...

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Wise selected as Delegate to National 4-H Congress

Tanner Wise of Buckingham County was selected by Virginia 4-H to serve as a delegate for the 100th ...

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Venable, board take oath of office

At the Dillwyn Town Council Meeting held on Tuesday, Dec. 14, Buckingham Circuit Court Clerk Justin Midkiff swore ...

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Voting districts redrawn

The Buckingham Board of Supervisors voted Monday, Dec. 13, to approve a redistricting ordinance change following the 2020 ...

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Business of the Month

The November Buckingham Chamber of Commerce’s Business of the Month Award was recently presented to Best of Times ...

COVID-19

Cases on the rise as omicron hits VA

COVID-19 cases are trending upward in several different Piedmont Health District counties as the omicron variant is spotted ...

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Resident group opposed to gold mining

A Buckingham Toxic Trespass Ordinance campaign was launched recently, according to a press release from Heidi Dhivya Berthoud, ...

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Christmas celebration held

The Directors of the Buckingham Chamber of Commerce gathered for their Christmas celebration on Tuesday. Sandra Moss hosted ...

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Fugitives arrested after car chase

A police chase in Buckingham County on Tuesday resulted in the arrest of two fugitives. According to a ...

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BCPS shut down over threats

Buckingham County Public Schools (BCPS) students were moved to virtual-only learning Wednesday, Dec. 8, through Friday, Dec. 10, ...

Education

Enrollment down across area

New data recently released by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) reveals public school enrollment has dropped 3.6% ...

COVID-19

Cases rising as omicron enters U.S.

Officials are continuing to heavily encourage vaccination and booster shots as local counties see large increases in their ...

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FFA wins Southeast Area Forestry Contest

The Southeast Area Forestry Contest was held at the Buckingham Appomattox State Forest in Buckingham on Nov. 10. ...

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New variant sparks concern

Local health officials are imploring residents to improve the community’s defensive line against the coronavirus following the discovery ...

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All adults now eligible for boosters

As the state and some local counties begin seeing a rise in coronavirus cases, the U.S. Food and ...

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‘Drag all of us out’

Mask issue halts School Board meeting Buckingham County’s newly-passed medical freedom resolution recently came into question following the ...

Education

Leadership changes come to BCPS

Some leadership changes are coming to Buckingham County Public Schools (BCPS) after the School Board appointed a new ...

COVID-19

Vaccination efforts continue

As areas in the U.S. are beginning to see rises in COVID-19 cases, the Piedmont Health District is ...

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Fall clean up sees 180 bags collected

The Buckingham County Anti-Litter Task Force recently celebrated another successful roadside clean up, one that netted 180 bags ...

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Raiders to compete in championships

The JROTC Raider Teams, male and CoEd divisions, won the 4th Brigade Best of the Best Raider Qualifier ...

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Gilliam bags first bear

Luke Gilliam, 13, of Buckingham County, started his hunting season off this year with an exciting kill. While ...

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Women gain confidence in cattle handling

Confidence, capability and empowerment were just a few takeaways for the 50 women who participated in a special ...

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SUP approved for Riverstone Solar

The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors has approved a special use permit (SUP) for the 149-Megawatt (MW) Riverstone ...

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Children can now get the COVID vaccine

Children ages 5-11 are now able to be vaccinated against the coronavirus, and local kids have wasted no ...

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