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Prince Edward

Some power was restored overnight; still more than 5,400 out

The number of households and businesses without power was reduced by about 1,500 overnight as the county now has more than 5,400 customers of Dominion ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

YMCA to help those without power

The Southside YMCA will be open to Prince Edward County residents without power beginning Monday at 5:30 a.m. A press release from Prince Edward County ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Two convenience centers to remain closed Sunday

Due to current road conditions and specific site conditions, Prince Edward County has announced two county convenience centers will not reopen as scheduled Sunday. The ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Fire departments available for charging and water

With more than 8,000 Prince Edward households without power due to Saturday’s ice storm, seven volunteer fire departments have been opened where residents can get ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

More than 5,600 without power in Prince Edward

More than 2,500 Dominion Energy customers and more than 3,000 Southside Electric Cooperative (SEC) customers are without power in Prince Edward County Saturday afternoon as ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

Convenience centers closed Saturday

Due to a forecast for freezing rain and icing conditions most of the day, all Prince Edward County Waste Management facilities will be closed Saturday, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Road construction scheduled

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

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

COVID figures look encouraging

COVID-19 cases are continuing to decline throughout the Piedmont Health District and much of Virginia as more and more citizens get their second dose of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Northam wants kids back in class

Gov. Ralph Northam called on all K-12 school divisions in the commonwealth Friday, Feb. 5, to make in-person learning options available by March 15. A ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Road construction projects planned

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

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward County High School honor roll

Prince Edward County High School has announced its honor roll students for the second nine-week grading period. NINTH GRADE *Bodie Beach, Isis Bigelow, Taylor Bishop, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Longwood vaccinates area teachers

Vaccination efforts by Longwood University have continued this week, with university officials saying the school has been able to help inoculate 1,000 people. In a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

New desks provided

Twenty-five Prince Edward County students were given handcrafted desks specially designed to be quickly taken apart and reassembled for easy storage. The desks were provided ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Refocus 2021 to aid small businesses

A new program is aiming to aid small businesses in Prince Edward and Cumberland counties as they execute coronavirus-driven pivots to their operations. Called Refocus ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Van Eps poured heart and soul into county

Prince Edward County will have major shoes to fill after Tourism Coordinator Magi Van Eps and Public Works Director Ron Van Eps retire Friday, Feb. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Emert has 60 days to comply

Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors Chairman J. David Emert appeared in Prince Edward County Circuit Court on Friday, Jan. 29, and agreed to make ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

VaccinatePrinceEdward.org — a new website offering vaccine info

Prince Edward County is introducing a new online resource aimed to help better inform county residents and connect them to the COVID-19 vaccine, as it ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

County offices to open at noon

Prince Edward County’s administrative office will delay opening until noon Monday, Feb. 1 due to wintry weather conditions in the Farmville area. The county’s government ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward Schools to be remote only Monday

Prince Edward County Public Schools have announced classes will be on a remote-only schedule Monday, Feb. 1 due to the potential for icy road conditions. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Construction work planned

Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures are planned; however, work may be delayed/ canceled due to weather or other issues. For up-to-date information, call 511 or ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward County Middle School honor roll

Prince Edward County Middle School has released its honor roll for the second nine weeks of the school year. FIFTH GRADE *Alex Anderson, Ashley Barksdale, ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Bill to fund agricultural research gains traction

A proposed amendment to the Virginia state budget requesting additional funding for critical agricultural research has gained bipartisan support in the 2021 Virginia General Assembly. ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Prince Edward County Elementary School honor roll

Prince Edward County Elementary School has released its honor roll for the second nine weeks of the school year. FOURTH GRADE Shane Barnett, Olivia Bishop, ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

County looking to fill staffing vacancies

Prince Edward County Administrator Doug Stanley has been on the job for only about two-and-a-half months and is already facing the challenge of hiring some ... Read more

1 month ago by Titus Mohler.

Missing Prince Edward woman found

UPDATE: The Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Office reported at 4:50 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, that Sandra A. Bollinger, of Prince Edward, has been found unharmed. ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Hospitalizations drop at Centra

Centra Health officials are encouraged by a recent reduction in COVID-19 patients at Lynchburg General, although Centra Southside Community Hospital in Farmville is not experiencing ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Cases fluctuating, vaccine scarce

Health officials warn it’s still too early to tell if the area is on the verge of another large COVID-19 surge after cases declined for ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

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