Local

Soaring fertilizer prices have farmers bracing for spring planting

As fertilizer costs continue to rise, farmers are working hard to plan and budget for the 2022 growing ...

Local

County will open Warming Center if citizens without power make request

Prince Edward County, in coordination with the Town of Farmville, is ready to open a temporary warming center, ...

Local

Hayes joins American Angus Association

Kortney Hayes, of Pamplin, is a new member of the American Angus Association®, reports Mark McCully, CEO of ...

Buckingham

Weather related delays, closures

January 10 Buckingham County Public Schools will be on a two hour delay Monday, Jan. 10, for all ...

Local

Winter storm causes area power outages

Thousands were without power Monday as the first winter storm of 2022 blanketed the area with heavy wet ...

Local

Jordan named TULIP recipient at CSCH

Dr. James “Jim” Jordan, has been selected as a TULIP (Touching Unique Lives in Practice) recipient at Centra ...

Farmville

Warming centers available

Prince Edward County and the Town of Farmville are opening a temporary Warming Center on Tuesday, Jan.4,  from ...

Local

School closings

Prince Edward County and Cumberland County public schools announced they will be closed Tuesday, January 4, via statements ...

Lifestyles

Self-improvement strategies to make resolutions a reality

Self-improvement is at the heart of the majority of New Year’s resolutions. Individuals resolving to read more or ...

Local

Area church, others receive historical marker designation

In a December press release The Virginia Department of Historic Resources announced the approval of 14 new historical ...

Local

Did you know?

Comic books have inspired countless Hollywood blockbusters over the last 20 years, but even the most devoted comic ...

Local

Preventive care and the pandemic

Procrastination is not typically considered a good thing. But as the world spent much of 2020 confronting the ...

Local

Wage increase largest in years

Jan. 1 will bring a new year and a larger paycheck for millions of Virginia workers. In the ...

Local

Strategies to disconnect more often

Devices are a big part of life in the 21st century. People may have access to tablets, laptops ...

Business

Benchmark announces promotions

L. Michael Arthur Benchmark Community Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of L. Michael Arthur, Jr. to ...

Celebrations

The benefits of making New Year’s resolutions

The end of December is a busy time of year. Families are shopping for gifts for loved ones ...

Local

Dominion offers anti-scam tips

Dominion Energy is reminding customers of the telltale signs of utility scams and what to do to stay ...

Prince Edward

Fatal crash being investigated

At 3:13 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 25, Virginia State Police (VSP) responded to a single-vehicle crash on Prince Edward ...

Local

Introducing the reimagined Virginia Museum of History & Culture

In May 2022 the Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) will re-open after the most extensive and ...

Local

Year of the tiger

The lunar new year is celebrated in many cultures, but perhaps no celebration garners as much attention as ...

Local

Nutritional values of fish

Fish is an important component of a healthy diet. Compared to many other sources of protein, including beef, ...

Farmville

Reid earns a national position

Elder Warren Reid is selected as the chaplain for The United States Junior Chamber, known as the Jaycees. ...

Local

Grant money to help bridge gap between farm fields and food banks

For the second year in a row, some Virginia farmers and food banks for whom they grow food ...

Cumberland

Board of Supervisors call for public hearings

Cumberland County Board of Supervisors met on Dec. 14 for their monthly meeting. During this meeting, two public ...

Farmville

Farmville Police seek shooting suspect

At 2:52 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 24, Farmville Police responded to a report of shots fired in the ...

Local

Road work planned

Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. ...

COVID-19

Cases soar on Christmas Eve

Record-breaking coronavirus  case numbers and thousands of canceled flights created holiday turmoil over the weekend as the health ...

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