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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

7 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.

Cumberland looking for new administrator

Cumberland County Administrator Don Unmussig will be leave his position with the county at the end of the month for a job with the Virginia ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Two-vehicle crash blocks traffic

Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) firefighters responded Monday, July 19, to a two-vehicle crash in Cumberland County. According to officials, the crash occurred at approximately ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

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.

Cumberland County Property Transfers – June 2021

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

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Semi-pro team takes the court

Frustrated with his experience of being a player on semi-pro basketball teams, D’Juan Wilburn and his brother Robert decided to begin their own team for ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

Be true to who you are

Rev. Barry Vassar believes if you follow your passions with your whole heart, you will see results, even if you weren’t looking for them. Originally ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Librarian’s superpower is helping others

Approximately six months after taking over as the director of the Cumberland County Library, Lisa Davis had to shut it down due to the COVID-19 ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

‘A little creativity’

Emily Overstreet, or as her students call her, “Mrs. O,” has helped to bring creativity to children throughout the community and across the world. Originally ... Read more

3 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.

Brook Hill Road closure delayed

The closure of Brook Hill Road (Route 621) over a tributary of Appomattox River in Cumberland County is delayed until further notice. A release from VDOT ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Missing juvenile safely located

A missing Cumberland County juvenile was safely located during a traffic stop on River Road Wednesday, June 23. According to Cumberland County Sheriff Darrell Hodges, ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Hearing on Cumberland roundabout held

A Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Virtual Design Public Hearing was held this week to discuss and allow for public input for the controversial Route ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

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.

Culvert work to cause delays

Motorists should anticipate delays on Brook Hill Road (Route 621) over a tributary of the Appomattox River in Cumberland County beginning mid-July due to a culvert ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Fire, EMS workers eligible for Worker’s Comp

Volunteer fire and EMS workers in Cumberland County are now eligible for workers’ compensation coverage. During a Tuesday, June 8, Cumberland Board of Supervisors meeting, ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Cumberland roundabout hearing set

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold a Virtual Design Public Hearing Tuesday, June 22 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. to discuss the ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Citizen petition calls for change

More than 100 people have signed a petition asking Cumberland County to reverse its decision to remove Prince Edward Volunteer Rescue Squad (PEVRS) as the ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Administrative changes announced

At the June 7, 2021, meeting of the Cumberland School Board, members of the School Board approved administrative changes for the 2021-2022 school year. Michael ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Dog rescued on Moorefield Lane

Firefighters were able to rescue a local dog after it became wedged under a deck while chasing an animal. According to Ben Pfeiffer of the ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Cumberland County agriculture featured

Agriculture in Cumberland County is highlighted this month on “Real Virginia,” a weekly television program produced by Virginia Farm Bureau. In the County Agriculture Close-up ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Pine Grove named an endangered site

The Pine Grove Elementary School in Cumberland County has been recognized by the National Trust for Historic Preservation as one of the most endangered historic ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Robinson retires from PVCC after 42 years

By Max Walpole Courtesy Piedmont Virginia Community College Instantly recognizable by any PVCC student or faculty member for his distinctive neatly-trimmed, starting-to-gray beard, his warm ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Book signing about coffee to be held at coffee shop

Melissa Face, a Virginia author and mother, will be holding a book signing Saturday, June 5, at the Cumberland Coffee Company located at 2 Stoney ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Lynchburg man killed in Cumberland accident

CORRECTION: This article has been updated from its original version which previously listed the accident as having occurred in Buckingham County.  Virginia State Police (VSP) ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

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