Cumberland FFA


FFA competes at Southeast Rally

One Cumberland County High senior will compete for a title at the state convention for Future Farmers of ...


A warning about spring roads

Farmers are busy planting their crops, and that means motorists will likely encounter slow-moving farm equipment on roadways. ...

mining ban


Buckingham supervisors’ plan won’t work, mining experts say

DILLWYN – A metallic mining ban won’t solve Buckingham County’s concerns, mining experts say. Instead, they argue, it ...

Dillwyn Fire Department


Dillwyn Fire Department honored by Chamber

The Dillwyn Volunteer Fire Department is the March recipient of the Buckingham Chamber of Commerce’s Community Pride Award. ...



Prince Edward supervisors support growth project for Pamplin

PAMPLIN – Some residents of Pamplin remember when it was a booming railroad town. Thanks to traffic changes ...

Prince Edward schools


Notebook for Thursday, 3/23: A change at Prince Edward schools

FARMVILLE – The first of the traffic experiments at Prince Edward schools has started. One of the biggest ...


Farmville Baptist holds CPR class

A Heartsaver CPR training class was held at Farmville Baptist Church on March 12. Disciplines covered included CPR, ...

Prince Edward student


Prince Edward student wins state championship in the long jump

FARMVILLE – Makayla Nelson wants to make a career out of running track. Since starting in sixth grade, ...

Cumberland Auto


After 65 years, Atkinson says goodbye to Cumberland Auto

CUMBERLAND – After nearly 65 years in Cumberland County, Margaret Atkinson is stepping away from Cumberland Auto Services, ...

Prince Edward Animal Control


Changes coming for Prince Edward Animal Control

FARMVILLE – After almost five years, Prince Edward Animal Control Officer Chris Riviere has resigned from his position ...

Prince Edward Elementary


What should change about Prince Edward Elementary?

FARMVILLE – Parents of Prince Edward Elementary students want their children to feel safe in class. They want ...

Arbor Day

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Town prepares to celebrate Arbor Day

The Town of Farmville will observe Arbor Day by giving away free seedlings on Saturday, March 25, at ...

Virginia Children’s Book Festival


Patchwork project crafted to honor Virginia Children’s Book Festival

The Virginia Children’s Book Festival took place in October and had a special project done to commemorate the ...

Central Virginia Custom Meats


Central Virginia Custom Meats coming to Buckingham County

DILLWYN – A new custom butcher shop operation is coming to Dillwyn and is set to open very ...

Route 60 accident


Drivers, passengers treated after Route 60 accident in Cumberland

Four people were injured and taken to different hospitals for treatment after an accident Friday afternoon in Cumberland ...

Students of the Month


School Board honors Students of the Month

Each month, the Cumberland School Board recognizes the Students of the Month for each school. The following students ...


University staff, students offer tax help

The tax deadline is approaching fast, but Farmville residents can relax —  tax help is available. Faculty and ...

New Canton


New Canton request now advances to public hearing

DILLWYN – Olympia Moore’s request for New Canton is moving forward, even without approval from the Buckingham County ...

Megan Clark


Megan Clark will run for a third term in Prince Edward County

Megan Clark announced Thursday that she will seek a third term as Commonwealth’s Attorney of Prince Edward County. ...

Herald Church and Community Calendar


Herald Church and Community Calendar for the week of March 17

The Herald Church and Community Events calendar is published each Friday. Items must be submitted by 10 a.m. ...

Farmville Downtown Partnership


Town employee raises included in proposed Farmville budget

FARMVILLE – In order to keep employees and be competitive with other areas, the Town of Farmville needs ...



Prince Edward supervisors approve Wawa application

Over the next few weeks, you’ll see land being cleared around the corner of Farmville Road and Commerce ...


News Briefs for Friday, March 17: Awards, Honors and More

See below for this Wednesday’s news briefs. Frazier receives awards The Poetry Society of Virginia has just announced ...


SEC offers scholarships for graduating seniors

Southside Electric Cooperative (SEC) wants to help graduating high school seniors with the costs of higher education. The ...

Genealogical workshop


Genealogical workshop held

On Tuesday, March 7, the genealogical workshop, Tracing Your Family History, was held at Longwood’s Greenwood Library. This ...

Employee of Month


Prince Edward Employee of the Month announced

Natasha Parker, Family Services Specialist, with the Prince Edward County Department of Social Services is the County’s Employee ...


PSR plans community Easter event

Farmville-based Piedmont Senior Resources Area Agency on Aging (PSR) will host a community Easter event on Saturday, April ...

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