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County expands litter cleanup plans

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors agreed to transfer $10,000 from the landfill budget Tuesday, April 13, to fund an initiative to tackle the ... Read more

3 days ago by Roger Watson.

10,000 vaccinated in Prince Edward

Prince Edward County’s 10,000th COVID-19 vaccine was administered Tuesday, April 13, to Eva Bland of Farmville. Joining Bland is Piedmont Health District Interim Director, Sulola ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Board questions Crossroads director

After nearly an hour of questions, accusations and explanations Tuesday, April 13, the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors appear no closer to a decision ... Read more

3 days ago by Roger Watson.

Gubernatorial candidate serves BBQ in Rice

Pete Snyder, a Republican candidate for Virginia governor and a world champion BBQ judge, stopped by Farmer’s Daughters in Rice Friday, April 9. He took ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Egg My Yard is a success

Children woke up Easter morning on Sunday, April 4, to find their yards filled with Easter eggs thanks to a fundraiser  organized by Meherrin Volunteer ... Read more

1 week ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Sales tax increase for schools discussed

Prince Edward County’s budget picture for 2021-22 came into sharper focus during a Tuesday, April 6, special called meeting of the Board of Supervisors. The ... Read more

1 week ago by Roger Watson.

Board has questions for Crossroads

Prince Edward County is withholding funds from the Crossroads Community Services Board until they get some answers from Crossroads Executive Director Dr. Susan Baker. Board ... Read more

1 week ago by Roger Watson.

Prince Edward County Property Transfers

Following are the property transfers recorded in the Prince Edward County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office for the month of October. The listing includes the grantor, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Good Citizen Award

This year, the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution recognizes Aleshia Tianna Williams as the DAR Good Citizen Award winner at Prince Edward County ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Local tapped by Biden administration

A Prince Edward County native was recently tapped by the Biden Administration to lead the nation’s senior volunteer program. Atalaya Sergi, originally of Prince Edward, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

United Way working to raise $60K

The United Way has allocated $28,000 to its 21 partner organizations in this, the first of two rounds of donations. The organization has a goal ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Badges respond to the call

The Heartland Heroes Blood Drive took place Friday, April 2, in the Johns Memorial Episcopal Church fellowship hall. The American Red Cross event is sponsored ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

IDA to improve data center site

The Prince Edward County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) voted unanimously Friday, March 26, to move forward with Timmons Group on the next step to take ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Prince Edward County Property Transfers

Following are the property transfers recorded in the Prince Edward County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office for the month of September. The listing includes the grantor, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

$1 million bond set for man accused in Townsend murder

By John Wright Courtesy Murray Ledger & Times A man facing charges in connection to a Calloway County murder case made his first court appearance ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Townsend remembered as smart, positive and loving

Sarah Townsend, originally from Farmville, is remembered by coaches, mentors and friends as a genuinely positive, loving, outgoing and smart young woman who gave back ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Prince Edward grad found dead in Kentucky

A 2018 Prince Edward County High School graduate and current student at Murray State University was found dead in southern Calloway County, Kentucky early Friday, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Meherrin native named Master Chief of Navy Reserve

Chief of Navy Reserve and Commander, Navy Reserve Force, Vice Adm. John Mustin announced recently that Master Chief Petty Officer Tracy L. Hunt, command master ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward County Property Transfers

Following are the property transfers recorded in the Prince Edward County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office for the month of August. The listing includes the grantor, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Sinkhole closes 360 East in Meherrin

A sizable sinkhole on the eastbound side of U.S. 360 in Meherrin required the shutdown of that roadway Wednesday morning, March 24. A press release ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Hearing set for proposed tax rate hikes

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors voted 7-0 Tuesday, March 16, to advertise proposed tax rate increases that have come about due to the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Local schools produce yearbooks under difficult circumstances

Elementary, middle and high school yearbooks serve to immortalize a year of school life. Across the glossy pages, you would typically find headshots, class photos ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Heart of Virginia Festival postponed until the fall

The May 2021 Heart of Virginia Festival has been officially postponed, but organizers are hopeful of a fall date. According to the Town of Farmville ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

PSR offers transportation to vaccination clinics

Piedmont Senior Resources (PSR), in partnership with the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), is providing transportation to seniors age 65 and older who are homebound ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

White joins county as economic development director

Prince Edward County has named Chelsey Symone Ward White as its new director of economic development, tourism and grants. “We are so pleased to have ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Future of uncompleted Habitat House is unclear

A Piedmont Habitat for Humanity project announced in 2017 to some fanfare still sits incomplete off of Elam Road. Large weeds and small saplings have ... Read more

1 month ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

Formal inquiry into SEC requested

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday night, March 9, to adopt a resolution requesting that the State Corporation Commission of the ... Read more

1 month ago by Titus Mohler.

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