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Law prohibits tethering dogs outside

Often a tethered dog is a forgotten dog, and with cold weather approaching, owners are reminded that Virginia law prohibits the tethering of dogs outside ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

McClelland recognized as Master Adviser

Donald McClelland from Prince Edward County High School, was recognized with the Master Adviser Award amongst 26 other fellow 2020 Master Adviser recipients nationwide at the Family, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Early votes boost Dems to sweep

The surge of Democrat strength in early in-person and absentee voting seen across the country played out in Prince Edward County Tuesday night, Nov. 3, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

Crash injures one, disables traffic light

A two-vehicle accident Wednesday morning, Nov. 4, in downtown Farmville led to an injury to one of the drivers and to a disabled traffic light. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Pandemic impacts tourism

Tourism in the area is another one of the many aspects of life in 2020 that has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Farmville ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Prince Edward eases students back into the classroom

The Prince Edward School Board voted unanimously Wednesday, Nov. 4, to allow students to return to in-person instruction. The move to classrooms will happen quickly, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Lots of talk, no action from Crossroads board

Discussions became heated at the Crossroads Community Services Board (CSB) meeting Tuesday night, Oct. 27, as board members, employees and supervisors expressed a variety of ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Colleges doing well, community spread up

Community spread is still on the rise locally, but the county’s colleges are seeing very encouraging trends in coronavirus mitigation. As of Monday afternoon, Nov. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Turnout strong for early voting

The in-person voting period for the 2020 general and special elections concluded Saturday, Oct. 31, with strong representation from all counties in the area. The ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Vehicle overturns on Route 15

Virginia State Police (VSP) responded to a single-vehicle crash on Route 15 in Prince Edward County at 10:27 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28. A statement from ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Early in-person voting ends Saturday

The last day for voters to cast early in-person ballots for the Nov. 3 general election is Saturday, Oct. 31. All local voter registration offices ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Road work scheduled

Highway work requiring road/lane/ structure closures is 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.

Baker named state Coach of the Year

Prince Edward County Track and Field Head Coach James Baker has received the honor of being named the 2019-20 Virginia State Girls Indoor Track Coach ... Read more

1 month ago by Titus Mohler.

Mom says return to school is critical for her kids

A Prince Edward County mother is hoping the local school system will elect to send children back to in-person classes in the near future, fearing ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Power outages impact Farmville area

Dominion Energy is reporting multiple power outages in the Farmville area. According to the company’s outage map, 1,162 customers stretching from Farmville to Rice are ... Read more

1 month ago by Titus Mohler.

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

1 month ago by Titus Mohler.

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

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

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 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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 month 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 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month ago by Titus Mohler.

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