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COVID variant found in NOVA

As counties in the Piedmont Health District continue to see large weekly increases in COVID-19 cases, the first case of the B.1.1.7 COVID-19 variant in ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Herb’s the man

A local UPS driver has grown to be loved by so many members of the Buckingham community that citizens threw a surprise celebration in his ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Buckingham man graduates from VSP training

Forty-four men and women of the Virginia State Police 132nd Basic Session graduated in a virtual ceremony Friday, Jan. 15. Graduates in the class included ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Road construction plans detailed

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

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Bill would limit mining for gold

Friends of Buckingham has a bill in the Virginia House of Delegates that calls for a study evaluating the impacts of gold mining on public ... Read more

1 month ago by Titus Mohler.

Centra primary care to offer vaccines

Officials had good news and bad news to relay during the latest Centra Health COVID-19 virtual press conference held Wednesday, Jan. 20. During the conference, ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Buckingham School Board approves plan for in-class instruction

The Buckingham County School Board voted 6-1 Wednesday, Jan. 13, to approve a plan to get students back into classrooms. But that plan is contingent ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Buckingham County man dead after accident

A New Canton man has died following a Saturday, Jan. 16, crash on Blinky Road. Christopher Carrington, 41, died at the scene of the accident. ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Commercial drilling now a by-right use

The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors voted 5-2 Monday, Jan. 11, to allow commercial core drilling as a by-right activity in A-1, A-C, M-1 and ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Buckingham Rescue squad transition brings updates

The official start of Buckingham County taking control of the county rescue squad began Dec. 15. Earlier in the year, the Buckingham Volunteer Rescue Squad ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Drug drop box available

Citizens in Buckingham County have a new way to safely and discreetly dispose of unwanted prescription and over the counter medication. A drug drop box ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Road construction planned

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

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Health district begins vaccine campaign

Several doctors, nurses and other health care workers from the surrounding area made their way to the Prince Edward County Health Department building Wednesday, Jan. ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Community spread causes rapid rise in local COVID cases

 With record COVID-19 case numbers coming out of the state and post-Christmas coronavirus spikes seen across the health district, a local health official is warning ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

First baby of 2021 arrives

Kaitlyn Hodges and Jason Knabe of Dillwyn welcomed 8-pound, 6-ounce Jefferson Gauge Knabe into the world Friday, Jan. 1, at 1:48 a.m. Jefferson was the ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Check-in call brings world of help

By Sue A. Miles Special to the Farmville Herald Qualifying older adults in the area have a resource in an agency on aging whose mission ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Images of 2020

The Herald has compiled a gallery of some of the most notable images of 2020. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

$20 million more set aside for small businesses

Gov. Ralph Northam allocated an additional $20 million this week in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to the Rebuild VA economic ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

‘Commercial prospecting’ may become by-right use

The Buckingham Planning Commission voted 5-1 Monday night, Dec. 21, to make commercial prospecting a by-right use in A-1 agricultural zones and M-1 and M-2 ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Alternate ways to donate to Special Olympics Area 12

COVID-19 has led to the cancellation of Bob Barnhill’s annual Special Olympics Area 12 fundraiser, February’s Polar Plunge, but there are still ways people in ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Local vet crafts gun racks for Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

A local veteran and Dillwyn native was able to experience a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity when he was tasked this year to craft a pair of gun ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Christmas comes for area’s seniors

The coronavirus pandemic did not stop Piedmont Senior Resources Area Agency on Aging Inc. (PSR) from filling and delivering 650 bags this year for part ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Local pastor publishes book

“Ouch! It Hurts, Don’t Despair — Jesus is the Answer,” is a new book by Rosa L. Booker, that has been released by Dorrance Publishing ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Moderna OK’d, cases grow locally

With the newly approved Moderna COVID-19 vaccine making its way to Virginia this week, local health officials are anxious about how the Christmas holiday could ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Third victim of weekend crash dies

A third victim has died as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident Saturday, Dec. 12, on Scottsville Road that claimed the lives ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Road construction planned

Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues.  For up-to-date information, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org.   District-wide activities: Crews will perform ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham County High School roof needs repairing

The Buckingham Board of Supervisors is recommending Buckingham County High School seek bids to repair a section of the school roof and to also repair ... Read more

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

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