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Audit finds material weaknesses

A recent audit of the finances of the Town of Farmville and approved by the Town Council Wednesday, Jan. 13, showed three material weaknesses, but ... Read more

3 hours ago by Staff Report.

Civil suit dismissed

A $10 million civil suit filed March 11, 2019, in Lynchburg Circuit Court against former Centra Health CEO Emory Wayne “E.W.” Tibbs Jr. and Centra ... Read more

3 hours ago by Titus Mohler.

Where can I get a rapid test?

Farmville residents looking to obtain a rapid COVID-19 test are finding they have few, if any, options available in this area. Although the Centra Southside ... Read more

3 hours ago by Alexa Massey.

University vaccinates 650 in four days

In just one week, Longwood University has successfully vaccinated more than 650 faculty and staff. The efforts are the result of a four-day clinic conducted ... Read more

3 hours ago by Alexa Massey.

Bill would move town’s elections to Nov.

State and local elected officials have expressed either concern or outright opposition to a piece of legislation the Virginia Senate passed Thursday, Jan. 21, that ... Read more

1 day ago by Titus Mohler.

First responders are being vaccinated

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel in Prince Edward County who have elected to receive the COVID-19 vaccine have received their first shot, while law enforcement, ... Read more

2 days ago by Titus Mohler.

COVID variant found in NOVA

As counties in the Piedmont Health District continue to see large weekly increases in COVID-19 cases, the first case of the B.1.1.7 COVID-19 variant in ... Read more

2 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Valentine’s Art-on-the-Go bags coming soon

This February, the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts is partnering with the Farmville Lions Club on a new Valentine’s Day installment of the popular ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Jaycees hold virtual installation ceremony

The Farmville Jaycees announced its new leadership team for 2021, holding a virtual installation ceremony Jan. 14. Eboni Lee, immediate past president for the Virginia ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Piedmont Regional Jail on lockdown

The Piedmont Regional Jail (PRJ) is currently on lockdown due to a COVID-19 outbreak at the facility. Wednesday, Jan. 20, PRJ Superintendent Jerry Townsend said ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Centra primary care to offer vaccines

Officials had good news and bad news to relay during the latest Centra Health COVID-19 virtual press conference held Wednesday, Jan. 20. During the conference, ... Read more

6 days ago by Alexa Massey.

One arrested, two at large in AT&T store break-in

The Farmville Police Department (FPD) is investigating a burglary and theft that occurred at the AT&T Cellular Store located at 1808 Peery Drive, Monday, Jan. ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Fishin’ Pig reopens, Press Club still closed

Popular Farmville restaurants North Street Press Club and The Fishin’ Pig closed their doors temporarily recently due to potential COVID-19 exposure. The Fishin Pig has ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

WFLO radio stations to be sold

Farmville-based radio stations WFLO-AM 870 and FM 95.7 are in the process of being sold to what Radio and Television Business Report described as the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Raising a glass to pet adoption

Cracking open a cold one is about to get a lot cuter. Three Roads Brewing Company in Farmville, in partnership with the Southside Society for ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Health district begins vaccine campaign

Several doctors, nurses and other health care workers from the surrounding area made their way to the Prince Edward County Health Department building Wednesday, Jan. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Southside COVID beds are maxed out

The increase in cases in the Farmville area is now being felt in the COVID unit at Centra Southside Community Hospital. Centra officials said Thursday, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

WayFast to expand services

WayFast Delivery, the Farmville-based food delivery service that has thrived amid the COVID-19 pandemic, is about to expand its operations to include Nottoway County. Founded ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

New year, new laws

With the new year comes a variety of new Virginia laws that will change different aspects of life, including driving while holding a cellphone and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

FarmVille the game is no more

In June 2009, the Town of Farmville began what ended up being an 11-and-a-half-year run sharing its name with a Flash-based farming game created by ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Community spread causes rapid rise in local COVID cases

 With record COVID-19 case numbers coming out of the state and post-Christmas coronavirus spikes seen across the health district, a local health official is warning ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

First baby of 2021 arrives

Kaitlyn Hodges and Jason Knabe of Dillwyn welcomed 8-pound, 6-ounce Jefferson Gauge Knabe into the world Friday, Jan. 1, at 1:48 a.m. Jefferson was the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Check-in call brings world of help

By Sue A. Miles Special to the Farmville Herald Qualifying older adults in the area have a resource in an agency on aging whose mission ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

$1 million lottery ticket sold at local Sheetz

at the Sheetz in Farmville may start 2021 by winning $1 million. The Virginia Lottery announced the winning numbers in its Virginia New Year’s Millionaire ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Electric cars have new town to charge in

Farmville has become an important spot on the map in Virginia for a brand new reason. The town has seen the installation of electric vehicle ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Images of 2020

The Herald has compiled a gallery of some of the most notable images of 2020. Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

$20 million more set aside for small businesses

Gov. Ralph Northam allocated an additional $20 million this week in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to the Rebuild VA economic ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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