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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

4 days ago by Titus Mohler.

Flu shots are critical this year

Flu season is now upon us, but this year the influenza and the trouble it brings will overlap with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Public health ... Read more

5 days ago by Alexa Massey.

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

5 days 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

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Family Pharmacy offers flu shots

Farmville Family Pharmacy, a new independent pharmacy serving the community of Farmville is offering flu shots to protect families from the flu this season. No ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Flavors of India coming to Farmville

Farmville is about to get even more flavorful. Flavors of India, a brand new restaurant offering authentic Indian cuisine, will soon open its doors at ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

FFD’s 150th anniversary celebration postponed

The Farmville Fire Department’s (FFD) 150th anniversary celebration originally set for Oct. 18 has been postponed until at least April 2021 due to the COVID-19 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Town Council bans ghosts and ghouls due to COVID-19

The Great Pumpkin will not be coming to Farmville this year. Once again, the COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be all trick and no treat. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

Commission sets timeline, criteria for Capitol statue decision

The Virginia Commission for Historical Statues in the U.S. Capitol met virtually Thursday, Oct. 8, to discuss the process of removing and replacing the statue ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

Town waiting on AG before making statue decision

After an August public hearing gave citizens an opportunity to express opinions about the fate of Farmville’s deposed Confederate statue, the earliest the Town Council ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

VFW Scholarship Programs seek applications

VFW Post 7059 in Farmville is soliciting applications for the annual Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Youth Scholarship Programs. The essay programs are divided into ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Drug Take Back Day

October 24 is National Drug Take Back Day. A 2018 study showed that 9.9 Americans misused controlled prescription drugs that year, a majority of which ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

New business downtown

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Ironworks Financial to Farmville with a ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration. Joni Beachly and managing partner John ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

New businesses open in town

From restaurants to antique stores to financial planning, the pandemic isn’t stopping new businesses from popping up across downtown Farmville. Holly Johnson recently opened up ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Town holds fall cleanup

The Town of Farmville will have its Fall Cleanup Monday, October 19. Town residents will need to have all items at the curbside by 7:30 ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Columbus Day trash schedule

With Monday, October 12, designated as Columbus Day, there will be no residential or business garbage pickup, no cardboard pickup and no miscellaneous/ brush pickup ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Kaine hears concerns about ICE from local leaders

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., hosted a virtual roundtable Friday, Oct. 2, to discuss the impact of COVID-19 in the Farmville community. Kaine has been ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Red Front Trading Co. to close after liquidation sale

The Red Front Trading Company began the ending of its operations Monday morning, Oct. 5. At that time, the work clothes store reopened for the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Snake found at Piedmont Regional Jail

A snake was recently found in a section of Piedmont Regional Jail (PRJ). PRJ Superintendent Jerry Townsend confirmed this finding Wednesday, Sept. 30, noting that ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Dunnington Mansion up for auction

Just in time for Halloween, a historic plot of land in Farmville, complete with a spookily charming abandoned mansion, is up for auction. Poplar Hill, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

STEPS cancels Christmas show

STEPS Inc. has announced the 2020 Farmville Christmas Show will not be held this year. “We wanted the show to go on, but there just ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Suspect wanted for multiple felony charges

Of the two suspects who surrendered to law enforcement in Farmville Sept. 9 after a brief pursuit, one was not charged and the other was ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Dr. Cameron Webb visits Farmville

Virginia 5th Congressional District Democratic Nominee Dr. Cameron Webb visited Farmville Saturday, Sept. 26, to try his hand at fishing on the Appomattox and to ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Local college COVID cases down significantly

College and university COVID-19 cases are down significantly in the area, with Longwood University going five days without seeing a positive coronavirus test. The university ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Paint the Town Purple

Terri Atkins Wilson stands in front of her law office on North Main Street in Farmville on Wednesday, Sept. 23, highlighting the strong purple theme ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Farmville, Hampden Sydney receive grants for police radios

The Commonwealth Regional Council (CRC) was a recipient of 2.5% of $10 million in Homeland Security Grant Awards to enhance emergency preparedness and security throughout ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

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