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Fire truck overturns

Units are currently responding to an overturned Hampden Sydney Volunteer Fire Department fire engine. The incident occurred at approximately 4:45 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17 in ... Read more

9 months ago by Alexa Massey.

College cases double in a week

Total college COVID-19 cases more than doubled in the area over the last week, with Longwood University experiencing it’s highest single-day increase in positive cases ... Read more

9 months ago by Alexa Massey.

College cases up 21 in 5 days

Farmville’s two colleges have reported a cumulative total of 21 new coronavirus cases in the last five days. As of press time Monday, Sept. 14, ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Report.

Longwood expands COVID-19 dashboard

Longwood University expanded its COVID-19 dashboard over the weekend, making the move to include data points such as faculty/staff cases and self-reported positives from students, ... Read more

9 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Buckle up and drive safely this Labor Day

With most Virginians refraining from traditional vacations this year, Virginia State Police is urging those who are using the Labor Day weekend as a last ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Report.

Students taking ordinance seriously

In light of an emergency town ordinance enacted by Farmville Town Council Wednesday, Aug. 19, to limit gatherings to 50 people just days before Longwood ... Read more

9 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Hampden-Sydney College has five COVID-19 cases

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) currently has five active COVID-19 cases in its student population. According to the college’s COVID-19 case dashboard, as of Wednesday, Aug. 26, ... Read more

10 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Tone is set for an unusual year

Students moving into their accommodations at Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) was a routine sight this past week, but that process was — and day-to-day life in ... Read more

10 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Council limits gatherings to 50; masks required in public spaces

Farmville’s Town Council unanimously enacted an emergency ordinance Wednesday, Aug. 19, to limit gatherings to 50 people. The only debate was if 50 people was ... Read more

10 months ago by Roger Watson.

Hampden-Sydney receives second-largest gift ever

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) announced Tuesday, Aug. 4, that it had received a $6 million gift from Rob and Cindy Citrone to support Compass, the college’s ... Read more

10 months ago by Staff Report.

ODAC postpones fall, winter sports

After extensive deliberations, the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Presidents Council voted to postpone conference competition and championships for fall and winter sports through the ... Read more

11 months ago by Staff Report.

Crawley was Mr. Hampden-Sydney

The family of Ralph Crawley is grieving his unexpected passing this summer due to COVID-19. For Crawley, who was 68 at the time of his ... Read more

11 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Imagine Farmville — Future of higher education

Since shutting down the campus and sending students home shortly after spring break in mid-March, Longwood University has had a campus in the middle of ... Read more

12 months ago by Roger Watson.

Tigers football recruits include four area players

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) 21st-year Football Head Coach Marty Favret has announced his incoming recruiting class that brings 57 newcomers to the program, including four from ... Read more

1 year ago by Titus Mohler.

Reveley, Stimpert named to group

President W. Taylor Reveley IV and Hampden-Sydney College President Dr. Larry Stimpert have been named to Governor Ralph Northam’s COVID-19 Education Work Group to help ... Read more

1 year ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

The end of an era

Demolition work progresses near the midsection of Hampden-Sydney College’s (H-SC) Bagby Hall Wednesday morning, May 20. By the afternoon, the work was largely complete. The ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

On-campus classes resume in fall

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) will resume on-campus instruction this fall, H-SC President Dr. Larry Stimpert said to students in a May 1 email, which noted there ... Read more

1 year ago by Titus Mohler.

Hampden-Sydney addresses opposition to Bagby Hall removal

Work is underway on Hampden-Sydney College’s (H-SC) campus to create the new, state-of-the-art Pauley Science Center. The work at this early stage involves the removal ... Read more

1 year ago by Titus Mohler.

College receives two major gifts

Hampden-Sydney College has received two anonymous major gifts totaling $2.45 million. A gift of $1 million will establish the Hinton Baxter Overcash Immersive Biology Laboratory ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Recycling issues arise for STEPS

With the halt of recycling and secure document shredding operations from STEPS Inc. in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, two of the company’s largest ... Read more

1 year ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

COVID-19 emergency student fund created

The Executive Committee of the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC) recently created the $500,000 COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund to provide short-term relief for undergraduate ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Tigers mourn a lost season bursting with potential

The seasons of many 2020 spring sports squads were cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic, but the cancellation was particularly hard to bear for Hampden-Sydney ... Read more

1 year ago by Titus Mohler.

Lack of students hits economy hard

In a span of less than two weeks, Farmville has gone from being a two-college town to a no-college town in an effort to limit ... Read more

1 year ago by Titus Mohler.

Hampden-Sydney shifts to remote instruction for rest of spring

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) President Dr. Larry Stimpert announced in a Friday, March 20, letter to the college’s community that starting Monday, March 23, the remainder ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

ODAC cancels remainder of spring sports season

The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) announced Friday afternoon, March 20, that it had made the decision to cancel the remainder of the 2019-20 conference ... Read more

1 year ago by Titus Mohler.

Virginia Coronavirus Fraud Task Force created

Federal and state officials have launched a team to protect citizens from fraud in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.  According to a Department of ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Tests for 2 quarantined Longwood students are negative

Longwood University reported in a Saturday, March 14, message to the university community that tests came back negative for the coronavirus COVID-19 for two Longwood ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

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