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Warner and Kaine ask for Trump’s help with ICA Farmville

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner (D-VA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) have sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking for help in addressing the situation at ... Read more

4 hours ago by Alexa Massey.

Fowl weather

The ducks at Wilck’s Lake were some of the only Farmville residents happy to see more rain Monday, Aug. 3. The area is expected to ... Read more

4 hours ago by Staff Report.

High Bridge expands to Pamplin

The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) purchased 30 acres in Pamplin from Norfolk Southern Railroad to be added to High Bridge Trail State ... Read more

4 hours ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Grant money helps 18 small businesses with payroll, rent

Eighteen area businesses were recently the beneficiaries of a total of $20,000 in grant money from the Town of Farmville and Prince Edward County. In ... Read more

4 days ago by Titus Mohler.

Davis to retire from Piedmont Regional Jail

Piedmont Regional Jail (PRJ) Superintendent Jim Davis has retired several times, but he believes the latest retirement, set to go into effect Aug. 1, will ... Read more

5 days ago by Titus Mohler.

Unemployment compensation expires

Unemployed recipients receiving the weekly $600 additional compensation from the federal government’s coronavirus relief program may see those funds come to an end, or be ... Read more

5 days ago by Alexa Massey.

High Bridge Trail expands to Pamplin

The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation purchased 30 acres in Pamplin from Norfolk Southern Railroad to be added to High Bridge Trail State Park. ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Piedmont Health District COVID cases increase by 80%

School superintendents throughout the region have made the case to move to online instruction only at the beginning of the school year, saying coronavirus cases ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

New businesses share 2020 with pandemic

For most small businesses, the first year of operation is already packed with trials and tribulations. For a business having to overcome an economy-slowing pandemic ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

The Woodland named ‘exemplary facility’

The Woodland, Inc, including its nursing and assisted living facilities, recently underwent an Infection Prevention and Control Assessment (IPCA) and was found to be an ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Chamber awarded tourism grant

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce has received $1,800 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) DMO WanderLove Recovery Grant Program, a new grant made available ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Citizens can buy a tree for the town

The Town of Farmville, in partnership with Tree City USA, has introduced a new tree program called “Branch Out in Farmville.” This program offers community ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

James River program provides a buffer

The James River Buffer Program is restoring and protecting the area’s creeks and riverside one seedling at a time, and area landowners can help by ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

Prince Edward schools go online-only for first 9 weeks

Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) will conduct its first nine weeks of classes remotely. The decision was announced by PECPS Superintendent Dr. Barbara Johnson ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

Starbucks remains on schedule for fall opening

A third Starbucks and the first free-standing version with a drive thru in Farmville is on track to open this fall. Asset and Project Manager ... Read more

1 week ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Prince Edward and Farmville IDAs give grants to 18 businesses

The Town of Farmville Industrial Development Authority (IDA) and the Prince Edward County IDA awarded grants to 18 small businesses in the area that were ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

New apartments give view of town

The iconic Doyne Building located in downtown Farmville at the intersection of West Third and Main streets that was once adorned by a mural highlighting ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

27 ICA staff have tested positive

Immigration Centers of America (ICA) Farmville employees have joined the ranks of other Virginia detention facility workers who have tested positive for the coronavirus. The ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

90% of people killed in wrecks this year were not wearing a seat belt

More than 90% of fatal car crashes in the area this year have been the result of a driver or passenger not wearing a seat ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Centra concerned about capacity

Centra officials noted community spread and hospitalizations related to the coronavirus pandemic are on the rise in the area. “We have over the last few ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Centra designated Baby Friendly

Centra Southside Community Hospital (CSCH) has received the Baby-Friendly designation from the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, a global program sponsored by the United Nations Children’s Fund ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Armed robbery suspect at large

An armed suspect is at large, last seen driving toward Buckingham County in a stolen vehicle, after searching for money at The Auto Connection on ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Fate of Confederate statue to be decided by council

The Farmville Town Council unanimously voted during its Wednesday, July 8, meeting to hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, to determine ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

74% of Farmville ICE detainees positive for COVID

After testing all the detainees of the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) at the Immigration Centers of America (ICA) Farmville Detention Center, 74% have ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Elliott and Walton awarded Moton scholarship

Jewel Elliott of Richmond, granddaughter of James Stokes and Barbara Banks, and SaRoya Tynes Walton of Farmville, granddaughter of Royal and Brenda Eanes, will both ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Council honors former officer

The Farmville Town Council honored the late Willie Tranza “Shorty” Jennings, a man known for his love of service to others, with a resolution of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

CARES Act fund allocation discussed

Prince Edward County has received $1,989,387 from the federal government as the county’s share of the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF), which was established by the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

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