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Cumberland board dumps Virginia Growth Alliance

Cumberland County officials announced Tuesday, Jan. 12, the county’s intent to withdraw membership from the Virginia Growth Alliance (VGA), an economic development group which serves ... 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.

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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

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.

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.

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

2 months 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

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

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.

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

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.

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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

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.

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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

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