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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

12 hours ago by Staff Report.

Piedmont Regional Jail on lockdown

The Piedmont Regional Jail (PRJ) is currently on lockdown due to a COVID-19 outbreak at the facility. Wednesday, Jan. 20, PRJ Superintendent Jerry Townsend said ... Read more

14 hours ago by Alexa Massey.

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

14 hours ago by Alexa Massey.

School to go virtual until Feb.

Cumberland County Public Schools (CuCPS) has extended students’ return to virtual-only learning from one week to the remainder of the month following COVID-19 cases in ... Read more

2 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Cumberland students return to virtual learning

Cumberland County Public Schools (CuCPS) students returned to full remote learning Wednesday, Jan. 13, after a member of the school nutrition team tested positive for ... Read more

1 week 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 weeks 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 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Diversity in children’s literature

Cumberland County children will now have access to a wide variety of culturally diverse books for children thanks to the work of two local Girl ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

CuCPS to continue in-person learning

Cumberland County Public School (CuCPS) students are scheduled to return to hybrid, in-person classes beginning Tuesday, Jan. 5. Although steadily increasing numbers of coronavirus cases ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Images of 2020

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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Truck catches fire in Cumberland

Crews responded Saturday, Dec. 19, to a reported vehicle fire in the 1500 block of Anderson Highway in Cumberland County. Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) ... Read more

4 weeks 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

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Green Ridge begins scholarship fund

County and school officials gathered Thursday, Dec. 17, to accept a $60,000 check for a scholarship fund created by Green Ridge Recycling and Disposal Facility, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

CARES deadline approaching

With 2020 coming to a close, there’s not much time left for Virginia localities to allocate the remainder of their Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Christmas Mother a success

In spite of social distancing, freezing rain and muddy conditions, the Cumberland Christmas Mother Program distributed gifts, clothing, toys and gift cards to 127 families ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

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

1 month 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

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Reynolds appointed to Board of Social Work

Longwood employee and Cumberland County resident Teresa Reynolds was recently appointed by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to the Virginia Board of Social Work. Reynolds currently ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Cumberland County property transfers

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

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Area roadwork scheduled

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

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Tuesday crash claims Farmville woman

This article has been updated from its original version A Farmville woman died early Tuesday morning in a multiple-vehicle crash in Cumberland County. The death ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

No holiday virus bump seen yet

This past week was considered by many to be “the one to watch” as health officials waited to see if the Thanksgiving holiday directly resulted ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Virginia redistricting committee takes shape

By Hunter Britt Capital News Service More than half a dozen legislators have been named to a bipartisan redistricting commission seeking to fairly draw congressional ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

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