Black History Month Carter G. Woodson


Carter Woodson: New Canton native shaped Black History Month

He was a journalist, a historian and the founder of the Association for the Study of African American ...

Mountain Pine Solar largest solar projects


Buckingham approves one of Virginia’s largest solar projects

How would Mountain Pine Solar help Buckingham County? That was the main question Feb. 12, as Buckingham supervisors ...

Cumberland books Cumberland Library Mike Wilson


Mike Wilson: I can’t find it, but it’s all there, somewhere

We’ve all got some. C’mon, let’s be honest now. There are places in your house where things just ...

ODAC Tournament Hampden-Sydney College Longwood men's basketball


Hampden-Sydney closes out regular season with Senior Day win

It was Senior Day for the Hampden-Sydney Tigers and this year’s class led the way on the court ...

Longwood players Longwood men's basketball


Longwood men’s basketball picks up road win against Presbyterian

Leaders stand out on the road, and both Walyn Napper and DA Houston stepped up in a big ...

Grateful Boomers


Grateful Boomers take on two hikes in one week

After the challenges they’ve tackled in recent months, the Grateful Boomers from Curdsville decided to try something new.  ...

Hampden-Sydney Basketball Alex Elliott


‘Take it one day at a time’: Alex Elliott focuses on teambuilding

It was about eighth grade when he made up his mind. Before that, Alex Elliott had been a ...

Farmville affordable housing


From the Editor’s Desk: Let’s talk about the dreaded ‘A’ word

Ok, so the headline is a bit of a tease. I can think of plenty ‘a’ words that ...

Swim Team


Did you know that Farmville has a swim team?

Did you know that Farmville has a swim team? The local YMCA has an age group swim team ...



Every exhibit in Cumberland has a story to tell

By Barbara Gamage Special to The Farmville Herald Every exhibit tells a story. And that’s especially true at ...


Ransom named to Board of Trustees

Hampden-Sydney College named Thomas L. Ransom to the Board of Trustees on Monday night. Ransom currently serves as ...

Old Ridge Road


Herald News Briefs: A fix coming for Old Ridge Road flooding

A fix coming for Old Ridge Road  During Tuesday night’s meeting, Prince Edward County supervisors asked about finding ...

Meherrin man


VSP investigating crash that killed a Meherrin man

Virginia State Police (VSP) say they’re still investigating a two-car crash where a Meherrin man died over the ...

Burn ban


Burn ban in place: New rules started Thursday across region

It’s about that time of year again. Residents of Buckingham, Cumberland and Prince Edward counties are under a ...

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Active shooter threat at Fuqua School a false alarm

It was a false alarm. That was the official word from Farmville Police, after The Herald received a ...


No, that’s not the IRS calling

It’s that time of year again, where scammers call and try to convince people they’re the IRS. Farmville ...


Benchmark closes out year with growth

Benchmark Bankshares, Inc. (BMBN), the Kenbridge-based holding company for Benchmark Community Bank, announced unaudited results for the quarter ...

Buckingham Spelling Bee


Spelling Bee winners crowned for Buckingham County Schools

We now have a champion and a runner-up in the spelling bee for Buckingham County Public Schools. This ...


Water negotiations continue

Talks are ongoing between Prince Edward County and the Town of Crewe on the proposed extension of water ...

Farmville detainees Farmville town council ICE


Should Prince Edward make a deal? County explores ICE contract

Prince Edward County supervisors are considering going into business with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). During ...

Alpha Kappa Alpha


Alpha Kappa Alpha chapter names Coach Gould as Citizen of the Year

First, he won a conference championship with his basketball team at Prince Edward Middle School. Now Coach Louis ...

Route 460 police chase New Canton man Old Kings Highway


Old Kings Highway wreck leaves one dead, others injured

One person is dead and others were hospitalized after a wreck Monday on Old Kings Highway. Now Virginia ...

Farmville council PUD ordinance


A future for PUD ordinance? Farmville council asked to take a look

Last year, the Farmville council laid out a mission statement, a vision of how they see the town ...

Prince Edward radio plan Cumberland County Farmville


All on board: Farmville agrees to join regional radio project

The wreck happened right in front of the Farmville fire station. One vehicle was damaged, the other was ...

Prince Edward Middle


Back to Back: Prince Edward Middle earns second straight title

Coach Louis Gould III had a simple rule: in order to perform on the court, you have to ...

Farmville Riverwalk


Is the Farmville Riverwalk project too expensive?

Is the planned Farmville Riverwalk project getting too expensive to continue? That’s what the town council has to ...

Carrington and Crafton


Carrington and Crafton students take the stage in Richmond

Some Farmville students recently got a chance to perform on a big stage. Students from the Carrington and ...

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