Cumberland County teacher

Education

Cumberland schools, organizations detail plans for the new year

CUMBERLAND – Heading into a new year, many of the local departments, agencies and community service providers in ...

Longwood Lancers

News

Gritty effort, home crowd power Longwood past USC Upstate

Willett Hall has been the toughest place to play in the Big South over the past two seasons. ...

Farmville Police

News

Farmville Citizen Police Academy set to begin in March

The Farmville Police Department is inviting citizens to apply for the Farmville Citizen Police Academy, which will begin ...

Blessing Box

Lifestyles

Church’s Blessing Box offers helping hand to Farmville community

FARMVILLE – Right off High Street, placed in front of Farmville United Methodist Church, rests a small box ...

Centra Southside

News

Yes, Centra Southside went into lockdown Thursday. Here’s why.

FARMVILLE – No one was hurt, but Farmville’s Centra Southside hospital went into lockdown Thursday afternoon, after shots ...

mail scam

News

Prince Edward County not ready to split up tax payments

Before Prince Edward County considers changing when personal property taxes are due, multiple things would need to take ...

Jennifer Halladay

Lifestyles

School officials, hospital co-workers remember Jennifer Halladay

FARMVILLE – An active member of the Farmville community will be remembered for her bright spirit and selfless ...

MLK Day Family Workshop

Lifestyles

MLK Day event in Farmville will celebrate history

FARMVILLE – A three-day weekend right after the holidays can be too soon to plan a family trip. ...

Longwood

News

Longwood battles, but Asheville’s surge carries Bulldogs past

In a low-scoring affair between the top two teams in the Big South, UNC Asheville stayed unbeaten on ...

Daughters of the American Revolution

News

DAR gives Christmas gifts to veterans

The Service for Veterans committee of the Judith Randolph-Longwood Chapter (JR-L), Daughters of the American Revolution, started a ...

News

Rural veterinary shortage

As student debt outpaces earnings in rural areas, fewer up-and-coming veterinarians are compelled to work with farm animals. ...

COVID-19

News

COVID-19 cases spike in Prince Edward County and across region

FARMVILLE – Prince Edward County is seeing a COVID-19 spike right now. The same goes for most of ...

gold mining Buckingham County

News

Gold mining committee takes shape in Buckingham County

DILLWYN – Less than a month after it was first approved, the gold mining committee in Buckingham County ...

Hampden-Sydney

Local

Hampden-Sydney rolls over Ferrum to pick up home win

Senior Ryan Clements (Conyers, GA) had a double-double with 19 points and a game-high 10 rebounds to lead Hampden-Sydney College ...

Herald Church and Community Calendar

Lifestyles

Herald Church and Community Calendar for the week of Jan. 13

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

Christmas Concert at Seminary

Lifestyles

Christmas concert held at Seminary

With plenty of Christmas cheer, lots of home-baked cookies and 22 gallons of homemade hot chocolate, St. Thomas ...

Buckingham County Chamber of Commerce

Lifestyles

Chamber visits St. Thomas Seminary

The Buckingham Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors took a trip Sunday for their holiday gathering, meeting at ...

Prince Edward County

News

A new tax took effect Jan. 1 in Prince Edward County

If you’re planning on buying food from a restaurant or caterer in Prince Edward County, be aware, the ...

Prince Edward County

Education

Prince Edward County students help update fire evacuation plans

FARMVILLE – What started as a problem for Prince Edward County schools became a unique opportunity for a ...

Power Outage

News

What triggered the power outages Monday in Rice?

RICE – A short power outage Monday morning in Rice helped prevent bigger problems down the road.  While ...

Gas prices

News

Why did local gas prices spike so high?

FARMVILLE – It started just after New Year’s Day. Gas prices jumped more than 10 cents from Jan. ...

Green Front Furniture

News

Green Front Furniture ownership lays out new strategic plan

FARMVILLE – In November, Richard “Den” Crallé III laid out a new strategic plan for Green Front Furniture. ...

delays

Buckingham

Winter weather freezes roads, triggers school delays for Jan. 9

FARMVILLE – Winter weather has triggered multiple school delays across the region Monday morning. Now the National Weather ...

MLK Day Family Workshop

Lifestyles

Moton Museum will host MLK Day Family Workshop

The goal is simple: Longwood University and the Robert Russa Moton Museum want students to see MLK Day ...

Hampden-Sydney

News

Hampden-Sydney College wins on the road at Shenandoah

Sophomore Ayman McGowan (Memphis, TN) scored a game-high and career-high 15 points off the bench, making 5-9 three-point field goals, ...

Longwood

News

Longwood Lancers dominate second half, take down Winthrop

FARMVILLE – The first 20 minutes might have been all Winthrop, but the final 20 were all Longwood ...

Prince Edward Animal Control

News

Prince Edward County Animal Control deals with parvo outbreak

FARMVILLE – On Wednesday, Jan. 5, Prince Edward County Animal Control discovered that two of the dogs at ...

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