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Community spread increasing

As university coronavirus cases appear to be declining, community spread is on the rise, tightening visitation policies at hospitals and leading to concern from health ... Read more

16 hours ago by Alexa Massey.

County admin hire discusses challenging year

It has been a challenging year for incoming Prince Edward County Administrator Douglas Stanley, but he has confidence in a positive conclusion to 2020 and ... Read more

16 hours ago by Titus Mohler.

Board says Stanley is a good hire despite previous issues

Prince Edward County’s new county administrator comes to his new position with lots of professional baggage, but the chairperson of the Board of Supervisors says ... Read more

1 day ago by Titus Mohler.

Alternatives to trick-or-treating

The COVID-19 pandemic is set to alter another tradition in some localities as Halloween approaches. The Town of Farmville and the Town of Dillwyn are ... Read more

6 days ago by Titus Mohler.

Stanley named as new Prince Edward County administrator

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors appointed Douglas P. Stanley on Thursday, Oct. 22, as the county’s new county administrator and clerk to the ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

A 168-mile run for a cause

Farmville will be a key landmark this week along a trail being blazed by runner Steve Scott to raise funds for children in underserved areas ... Read more

6 days ago by Titus Mohler.

4-H Education Center asks for funding

The Holiday Lake 4-H Education Center, a nonprofit organization which serves youths and their families from across 19 localities, including Prince Edward, Cumberland and Buckingham, ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

Signs aim to boost tourism

Prince Edward County is already putting in the work that is expected to help bring travelers back to Virginia after the COVID-19 pandemic is sufficiently ... Read more

1 week ago by Titus Mohler.

Pandemic causes 20% increase in deaths

For every two deaths attributed to COVID-19 in the U.S., a third American dies as a result of the pandemic, according to new data published ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Regular Prince Edward ordinance limiting gatherings enacted

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday, Oct. 13, to enact an ordinance stating that all public and private in-person gatherings of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Centra offers free flu shots

Centra Southside Medical Center, Prince Edward County, and the Virginia Department of Health will be offering free flu shots in Farmville Oct. 24, from 10 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Mores CARES funds distributed by Prince Edward County

The fourth round of allocations recommended by the county’s CARES Act Committee totaled $76,670 and was unanimously approved by the Prince Edward County Board of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Prince Edward County in talks with admin applicant

Prince Edward’s Board of Supervisors has made an offer to the person it would like to be the next county administrator and is in talks ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Area COVID-19 cases still on the rise

Prince Edward County is still seeing an uptick in COVID-19 cases, with Longwood University and Hampden-Sydney College experiencing 60 new coronavirus cases in the last ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Impressive early voter participation

BY SAM FOWLER AND TITUS MOHLER Capital News Service and The Farmville Herald In-person early voting turnout has been impressive in Virginia and has remained ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Christmas Mother to meet intensified need

Joy Stump has been named the Prince Edward Christmas Mother (PECM) for 2020, a year in which the gift-giving services offered by the Christmas Mother ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

PE School Board to vote on reopening schools

The Prince Edward County School Board voted unanimously Wednesday, Oct. 7, to table the decision of moving to in-person classes until November. Board members were ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Twin Lakes added to Civil Rights trail

The half-mile road leading to a park in Prince Edward County was packed with cars parked on one side and a park ranger directing traffic ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward receives WanderLove grant

The Prince Edward County Visitor Center and Office of Tourism has received $10,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) DMO WanderLove Recovery Grant Program, a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward board to make offer for county administrator role

Prince Edward County’s Board of Supervisors emerged from the closed session in its reconvened meeting Tuesday, Oct. 6, poised to make an offer to an ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Prince Edward schools stick with virtual learning

The Prince Edward County School Board voted unanimously Wednesday night, Oct. 7, to table the decision of moving to in-person classes until November. Board members ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Local virus cases see an increase

The area is suddenly seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases. According to Piedmont Health District Director Dr. H. Robert Nash, many local counties have seen ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Supervisors to hold four public hearings Tuesday

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors’ Tuesday, Oct. 13, meeting will feature four public hearings, more CARES Act funding decisions and a new call-in ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Kaine hears concerns about ICE from local leaders

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., hosted a virtual roundtable Friday, Oct. 2, to discuss the impact of COVID-19 in the Farmville community. Kaine has been ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Former case manager says Crossroads’ problems hurting patients

A former case worker for Crossroads is alleging poor management has led to the possible suffering and death of a patient in an Amelia County ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Centra gives grant to Meal on Wheels

Centra recently awarded Meals on Wheels of Prince Edward County an $8,000 grant as part of $175,000 in grants and sponsorships to nonprofits in the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Roadwork scheduled

Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. Items in italics contain new/updated information. For up-to-date information, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org.   ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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