Latest Prince Edward

Education

Fourth grade spelling bee held

Prince Edward County Elementary School held its annual fourth grade spelling bee on Dec. 10. Susan Cook, Albert ...

Local

Money available for teacher recruitment, retention

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) is allocating $12 million to a variety of programs as part of ...

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, ...

Buckingham

Weather related delays, closures

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

Farmville

Warming centers available

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

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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 ...

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Leatherwood honored

At the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 14, the Board recognized retiring Building ...

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Solar farm approval process moves forward

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors voted Dec. 14 to move forward with a plan for a ...

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County lifts burn ban

The County of Prince Edward has lifted the county-wide burn ban effective 10 a.m., Monday, Dec. 20, but ...

Local

Donation given

The President of the Fresh Boyz Club Louis C. Gould III, receives a donation from Farmville Moose Lodge ...

Local

New animal shelter slated for 2024

While discussions surrounding the Prince Edward County Capital Improvements Plan have mainly been focused on elementary school renovations, ...

Celebrations

Ribbon cutting held

The Farmville Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at James River Home Health and Hospice. They recently ...

COVID-19

Cases on the rise as omicron hits VA

COVID-19 cases are trending upward in several different Piedmont Health District counties as the omicron variant is spotted ...

Prince Edward

Fraud, waste and abuse reporting center created

Prince Edward County has announced that a webpage for reporting fraud, waste and abuse has been created. The ...

Education

Enrollment down across area

New data recently released by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) reveals public school enrollment has dropped 3.6% ...

COVID-19

Cases rising as omicron enters U.S.

Officials are continuing to heavily encourage vaccination and booster shots as local counties see large increases in their ...

Prince Edward

Burn ban declared as brush fires occur

Prince Edward County has declared a local emergency and instituted a county-wide burn ban. Already, officials are seeing ...

Prince Edward

PECPS gives back

Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) recognize the importance of community engagement. In the spirit of gratitude, the ...

Prince Edward

Needed improvements discussed

If Prince Edward residents had a “Christmas wish list” for county improvements, it appears better public schools would ...

Farmville

Growing awareness for cancer

The Farmville Police Department is participating in its fourth year of No Shave November to raise awareness and ...

COVID-19

New variant sparks concern

Local health officials are imploring residents to improve the community’s defensive line against the coronavirus following the discovery ...

Buckingham

All adults now eligible for boosters

As the state and some local counties begin seeing a rise in coronavirus cases, the U.S. Food and ...

PAMPLIN

Pamplin woman dead after crash

A young Pamplin woman has died after a single-vehicle crash in Appomattox. According to Virginia State Police Public ...

Prince Edward

Drama team takes third place

Prince Edward County High School’s Drama Team came in third place during a tough regional competition. The team ...

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Crews respond to school bus collision

Numerous first responders were on scene Thursday, Nov. 12, after one Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) bus ...

COVID-19

Vaccination efforts continue

As areas in the U.S. are beginning to see rises in COVID-19 cases, the Piedmont Health District is ...

Prince Edward

Community honors PECPS Staff

The Prince Edward community honored all staff at Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) on Tuesday, Oct. 26, ...

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