Longwood Lancers


Second half surge powers Longwood Lancers past GWU

The first 20 minutes were all Gardner-Webb. However, the final 20 all belonged to the Longwood Lancers on ...

Prince Edward School Board


Prince Edward School Board makes changes to boost involvement

FARMVILLE – The Prince Edward County School Board hopes by meeting later in the day, they’ll get more ...

Amish traffic


Expect heavy Amish traffic today. Why? An event in Buckingham

DILLWYN – Drive slowly on the roads today, especially around curves. That’s the warning from the Toga Volunteer ...

Longwood Lancers


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. ...

Centra Southside


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


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 ...

MLK Day Family Workshop


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. ...



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 ...

Prince Edward County


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


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


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


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. ...



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 ...

Prince Edward Animal Control


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 ...


Centra welcomes first baby of 2023

The first baby of 2023 at Centra Southside Community Hospital was born Monday, Jan. 2 at 2:25 a.m. ...

Election Day


Region’s Election Security Improvement Project is almost done

FARMVILLE – In 2020, the Commonwealth Regional Council (CRC) started a project to improve election security across this ...

Farmville Police


Virginia State Police searching for sex offender in region

The Virginia State Police are asking for help. Specifically, their Sex Offender Investigative Unit is searching for a ...

Dunnington Mansion in Prince Edward County


Herald News Briefs: Prince Edward County’s birthday passes

Sunday wasn’t just the beginning of a new year. It also marked a birthday, one of the older ...

Prince Edward County Courthouse


Prince Edward County Courthouse project ends with work complete

FARMVILLE – For years, the front lawn of the Prince Edward County Courthouse has not been prioritized as ...

state grocery tax


While the state grocery tax ended this week, local versions remain.

Residents in Buckingham, Cumberland and Prince Edward counties will be paying less for groceries and a couple other ...

Barbara Rose Johns


Barbara Rose Johns project moves forward in Washington

FARMVILLE – Two years after federal officials decided to put a statue of Barbara Rose Johns in the ...



With temperatures dropping, animals need to be brought inside

FARMVILLE – By the time Friday rolls around, this warm weather will be gone, replaced with lows dropping ...



Don’t expect warm weather to stay. Temps will drop on Friday

DILLWYN – After the winter storm during the Christmas weekend, many residents may wonder when to expect the ...

Power outage


What caused the December power outages in Moran?

MORAN – Nearly everyone in this region saw their lights go out just before Christmas. But for one ...

Farmville staff


Minimum wage hike takes effect across Virginia. What changes?

FARMVILLE – Some residents in Farmville and the surrounding area woke up Sunday to a slight pay raise. ...

White Bird Appaloosa Horse Rescue


Help for Horses: White Bird Appaloosa Horse Rescue all about love

If horses need help in Prince Edward, Cumberland or Buckingham counties, if they’ve been abandoned, beaten or in ...


‘Employee Team’ of the Month announced

Joined by the County’s Electoral Board, the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors congratulated Registrar, Lynette Wright, and ...

< Newer|Older >