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Farmville radio station


Farmville radio station WFLO-AM set to relaunch this week

FARMVILLE – A familiar Farmville radio station will be returning to the airwaves later this week. Over the ...


Counties deal with addiction

The numbers keep shrinking and that’s not a bad thing. In Buckingham, Cumberland and Prince Edward counties, it’s ...


Gregory makes dean’s list

Sade’ Gregory, a 2020 Cumberland High School graduate has been designated a Dean’s List honoree at Howard University ...


Cross Country girls advance to state competition

Cumberland girls advanced to states as a team by finishing third in VHSL 1B Region at Frazier Farms ...

Cumberland fire chief


Supervisors appoint new Cumberland fire chief

CUMBERLAND — In a few days, a new Cumberland fire chief will take office. By a unanimous vote, ...

Leonid meteor shower

Regional News

Herald News Briefs: Final chance to see Leonid meteor shower

CUMBERLAND – It’s already been a busy week and we’re not even halfway through. As a result, we’ve ...


Student artists honored

Students from across the region brought parents, grandparents and other family members to a celebration on Sunday, Nov. ...


Sorority helps student attend state program

A local sorority chapter helped one Cumberland County student learn more about government recently. Nalonda Henderson, a senior ...


SEC’s new vice president wants relationships with members

Providing trusted information that Southside Electric Cooperative members can use and exemplary services they need – that is ...

Buckingham medical

Buckingham County

Herald News Briefs: Hotel advances, as does Buckingham medical building

DILLWYN – In 2020, Sentara closed its primary care location in Buckingham County. Within the next year, those ...

Flu cases

Flu Season

Use Caution: Flu cases climb across Central Virginia

Take precautions. That was the warning Monday for Prince Edward County and the surrounding region. The Virginia Department ...

Justin Stimpson


A chance to serve: Justin Stimpson honored by Gov. Youngkin

CUMBERLAND – Receiving an award from the governor is a rare honor. Only a handful of people get ...

Cumberland County teacher Joseph Nowak


Former Cumberland teacher pleads guilty in child pornography case

Guilty on all charges. That was the result of Monday’s trial in the case of Joseph Richard Nowak ...

Wendy Hannah


Election 2022: Wendy Hannah looks ahead after Cumberland win

CUMBERLAND – Cumberland County only had one local race and residents made a clear choice. They elected Wendy ...

Cumberland Solar Farm


Planning Commission signs off on Cumberland solar farm request

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors will have another solar project to consider at their November meeting. By ...

Cumberland schools


Cumberland schools raise funds through walk

How do you help Cumberland schools raise money and get exercise at the same time? You take a ...


Staff members recognized

Each month, staff members from Cumberland County Public Schools are recognized at the school board meeting. The following ...

Voter registration changes


State error delayed voter registration changes across region

FARMVILLE – On Monday, Oct. 31, the Virginia Department of Elections announced that 149,000 voter registration transactions hadn’t ...

road work

Road work planned

Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. ...


Students of the Month recognized

Each month during the regularly scheduled meeting, the Cumberland School Board recognizes the Students of the Month for ...


Does Central Virginia need a new economic development group?

FARMVILLE – They all said no. Over the last two years, Buckingham, Cumberland and Prince Edward counties joined ...


Road work planned

Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. ...

Early voting

prince edward county

Early voting numbers are up across Virginia. What about here?

FARMVILLE – As Election Day quickly approaches on Tuesday, Nov. 8, many Virginians have taken the opportunity to ...


Herald 2022 Candidate Q and A — Cumberland Commonwealth’s Attorney Race

As we move into mid-October, early voting has already started and for those who want to wait, it’s ...


Board discusses new parks

If all is approved as planned, families and young people in Cumberland County will have three new parks ...


PSR takes national stage at USAging Conference

The 2022 USAging Answers on Aging Conference and Tradeshow put Farmville-based Piedmont Senior Resources Area Agency on Aging ...


Longwood, sorority help high school students prepare for college

Longwood University’s Office of Admissions and Office of Financial Aid recently partnered with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, ...

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