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Lancers lend a helping hand

While many area residents spent their Sunday afternoon getting an early start barbecuing or setting up decorations for a Fourth of July celebration, members of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Preparation for new arena begins

Construction has begun in the area where Longwood’s Joan Perry Brock Center will soon rise. The new 3,000-seat arena for basketball, concerts and lectures is ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Longwood to require COVID shots for students

Longwood University will require COVID-19 vaccinations for on-campus students this fall. The decision was announced to students in a Wednesday, June 9, email from Longwood ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Danielsen receives Unsung Hero award

A local professor who has dedicated his career to advocating for child abuse victims was recently honored by the Virginia Office of the Attorney General ... Read more

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Longwood research project receives $100K grant

Dr. Eric Hodges has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for his research project focusing on the combat ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Dates set for return of the Heart of Virginia Festival

Officials have announced a new date for the 2021 Heart of Virginia Festival. According to festival Chairperson Susan Sullivan, the festivities will be held this ... Read more

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

200 vaccines shots available to public at Longwood Monday

Longwood University has 200 spots available during its vaccination clinic Monday, April 19 for anyone in the public over 16 needing a COVID-19 vaccine. The ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Professor teaches overdose prevention by bike

By Victoria Thompson Special to The Farmville Herald When one thinks of going for a bike ride, thoughts of a fresh breeze and sunshine come ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

History professor shows off epic office decor

Walking through the halls of the Longwood University Rotunda, a quick glance into Room 229 might make a passerby think they’ve stumbled upon a tiny ... Read more

4 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Longwood graduations set for May 14, 15

According to a Monday, April 5, letter to the Class of 2021 on Longwood University’s website, the school is planning to celebrate commencement May 14 ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Family members now allowed at sporting events

The Longwood athletics department recently announced new guidelines for spectators at Lancer athletics events and will allow a limited number of Longwood student-athlete family members ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Longwood nursing students help in fight against COVID

The mission to get residents in the Piedmont Health District vaccinated against COVID-19 has been a community effort. For Longwood University nursing students, the chance ... Read more

5 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Longwood to open at 11 a.m. Friday

Longwood University will have a delayed opening Friday, Feb. 18 due to Thursday’s inclement weather. The university will open at 11 a.m. Classes scheduled before ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Longwood University will be closed Thursday

Longwood University has announced it will be closed Thursday, Feb. 18 due to impending inclement weather. University dining and other facilities will operate on an ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Bill asks Longwood to recognize slave labor

A bill moving through the Virginia General Assembly would ask Longwood University to identify any slaves who worked to help build what was then the ... Read more

6 months ago by Roger Watson.

New theater to open on High Street

Downtown Farmville has a new sign of progress. Recently, Farmville residents watched as a fresh new marquee was hung along the corner of High and ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Longwood vaccinates area teachers

Vaccination efforts by Longwood University have continued this week, with university officials saying the school has been able to help inoculate 1,000 people. In a ... Read more

6 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Two Longwood students struck by a vehicle

A motor vehicle struck two Longwood University students Tuesday night, Feb. 2, in downtown Farmville. Farmville Police Chief Andy Ellington said his department received a ... Read more

6 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Longwood cancels Monday classes

Longwood University has announced the school will not have classes Monday, Feb. 1 due to the wintry weather conditions. The Greenwood Library will be open ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Cases fluctuating, vaccine scarce

Health officials warn it’s still too early to tell if the area is on the verge of another large COVID-19 surge after cases declined for ... Read more

6 months ago by Alexa Massey.

University vaccinates 650 in four days

In just one week, Longwood University has successfully vaccinated more than 650 faculty and staff. The efforts are the result of a four-day clinic conducted ... Read more

6 months ago by Alexa Massey.

COVID variant found in NOVA

As counties in the Piedmont Health District continue to see large weekly increases in COVID-19 cases, the first case of the B.1.1.7 COVID-19 variant in ... Read more

6 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Clinic to serve as model

The order of vaccine prioritization was questioned by Prince Edward’s county administrator after news that Longwood University faculty and staff would begin receiving their COVID-19 ... Read more

6 months ago by Alexa Massey.

SUV drives through outdoor seating area near Chick Fil-A

Few details are known about the incident of a Longwood student being struck by an SUV Thursday, Jan. 14, at the outdoor seating area of ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Moton scholarship recipient takes pride in mentoring others

When Destiny Brown arrived at Longwood, she met a few upperclassmen who helped shape her experience and inspired her to become involved. Now it’s her ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Spring break plans announced

Longwood University students received news this week they will not see a traditional, weeklong spring break next semester as a result of coronavirus mitigation efforts. ... Read more

8 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Golf alumni honor Smith with plaque

For nearly three decades, former Longwood Women’s Golf Coach Dr. Barbara Smith was a pioneer of Lancer athletics. With a resumé that includes three National ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Report.

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