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Graduates ready to enter education workforce

Longwood University celebrated the completion of elementary education coursework for five local students. Caitlyn Cockram, Meghan Marlowe, Morgan ...

Education

Water woes: Student tackles high fluoride levels in hometown water

Growing up in Isle of Wight County in Virginia’s tidewater region, Longwood chemistry major Kaleigh Beale ’22 was ...

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$1.5 million grant awarded for STEM scholarships

Longwood University was recently awarded a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to expand its ...

Farmville

Growing awareness for cancer

The Farmville Police Department is participating in its fourth year of No Shave November to raise awareness and ...

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Truong named 2021 Dos Passos prize winner

Monique Truong, an award-winning novelist and essayist who explores themes of food, displacement and hunger in her work, ...

College

Book signing held

Kerry Eggers, author of “Jerome Kersey: Overcoming the Odds” was in town for a book signing that took ...

Farmville

Winter Wonderland Art-on-the-Go

The winter season is the perfect time to curl up with a fun and cheery art project. This ...

Local

Governor’s Rural Prosperity Summit held in town

Virginia is leading the way in broadband partnerships and is poised to become the first large state in ...

Longwood

Richmond Symphony to perform Beethoven’s Fifth

The Richmond Symphony (RSO) will return to the Jarman Auditorium stage at Longwood University next month for a ...

LONGWOOD UNIVERSITY

9/11 tribute concert set

The Longwood Wind Symphony is offering a free concert Tuesday, October 26, at 7:30 p.m. on campus at ...

LCVA

LCVA’s Page Turners Art-on-the-Go

Page Turners Art-on-the-Go invites community members to explore and create their own works of art inspired by children’s ...

Longwood

High Street Theatre sets opening series

The Longwood Center for the Visual Arts (LCVA) opens the doors of the High Street Theatre with the ...

Longwood

University ranks in top 10

For the sixth consecutive year, Longwood University (LU) is able to add the title of top 10 public ...

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LIFE program offers growth for all

Longwood LIFE is a program designed to help prepare people with high functioning mental disabilities ages 18-25 for ...

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Farmville man arrested for assault on Longwood student

Longwood University Police Department officers responded to an alleged assault involving a Longwood student Tuesday afternoon on Main ...

Longwood

A petting zoo for instruments

The Longwood Center for Community Music presented a Musical Instrument “Petting Zoo” at the Barbara Rose Johns Farmville-Prince ...

Local

Our students are back

The weather’s still hot, but summer vacation is over for Longwood University students, who took Sunday evening to ...

BREAKING NEWS

Person arrested for assault of Longwood student

Longwood University Police officers responded to an alleged assault involving a Longwood student Tuesday afternoon on Main Street ...

Education

Former Longwood executive honored

Former Longwood public relations executive H. Donald Winkler has been honored by Marquis Who’s Who for his “lifetime ...

COVID-19

Colleges prepare for a new year

As local school districts establish their masking and COVID policies for this coming school year, the area’s institutions ...

College

Lancers lend a helping hand

While many area residents spent their Sunday afternoon getting an early start barbecuing or setting up decorations for ...

Local

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 ...

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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 ...

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Danielsen receives Unsung Hero award

A local professor who has dedicated his career to advocating for child abuse victims was recently honored by ...

Education

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 ...

Education

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 ...

COVID-19

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 ...

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