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Businesses, customers cope with new face mask requirements

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced last week Executive Order 63, requiring Virginians to wear face coverings in public indoor settings to help contain the spread ... Read more

21 hours ago by Alexa Massey.

Residents gather at Moton Museum to discuss death of George Floyd

In the wake of the unrest in cities across the country following the death of George Floyd, residents of Farmville and the surrounding area gathered ... Read more

2 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Bear sighting near avenues in Farmville

Patti and Sam Carey were enjoying a pleasant Farmville evening at home on their backyard patio on Pinecrest Road Thursday, May 28, when they spotted ... Read more

4 days ago by Titus Mohler.

Farmville Police Department activity report

April 13 • Accident on Clark Street. • Accident on S. Main Street. • Burglar/panic alarm on Peery Drive. • Domestic disturbance on Putney Street. • Loud noise on N. ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Farmville arrest report

April 19 • Joseph Morris, 46, of Farmville, charged with public swearing or intoxication. • Federico Garibay Crespo, 41, of Farmville, charged with assault and battery on ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Imagine Farmville — Future of housing

By Emily Hollingsworth Special to The Farmville Herald This edition of Imagine Farmville looks deeper into the housing challenges that surround the region, including in ... Read more

4 days ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

Firefly festival canceled

The annual Firefly Festival at High Bridge Trail State Park has been canceled for 2020 to mitigate preventable spread of COVID-19 and protect the health ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Order requires masks in public spaces

Gov. Ralph Northam signed an executive order Tuesday, May 26, requiring the wearing of face masks in public indoor settings to slow the spread of ... Read more

5 days ago by Roger Watson.

Health director discusses county’s recent spike in cases – ‘This is life or death’

As positive coronavirus cases increase in counties across the area, Director of the Piedmont Health District Dr. H. Robert Nash gave some insight into the ... Read more

5 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Review planned of ICE’s COVID-19 efforts

The federal government has responded to Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s request to implement additional screening and testing for COVID-19 in two federally run detention centers ... Read more

6 days ago by Titus Mohler.

‘A friend to everyone that met him’

A multitude of people in the community and beyond lost a beloved friend May 12, because Novey Wiley Sr. never met a stranger. Living almost ... Read more

6 days ago by Titus Mohler.

Second inmate dies at Buckingham Correctional Center

A second inmate has died at Buckingham Correctional Center (BKCC) as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. It is the third death in the two ... Read more

7 days ago by Roger Watson.

Fuqua school announces top graduates

Valedictorian Fuqua School’s 2020 Valedictorian is Roman Morris Davis, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Rick Davis of Victoria. Roman will attend Liberty University in ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Forever Falcons — Fuqua School’s Class of 2020

Congratulations to the Fuqua School class of 2020 – the class that refused to let the COVID-19 pandemic interfere with their learning and preparation for ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Murphy placed first in VFW Voice of Democracy contest

Fuqua School senior Audra Murphy of Prospect, placed first in this year’s VFW Post 7059 Voice of Democracy contest with her audio essay on “What ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Honoring heroes this holiday

Beginning this week, travelers through Downtown Farmville will notice red, white and blue banners honoring the area’s hometown heroes. On Monday Town of Farmville Public ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Group feeds 70 area families

Nearly 70 families in the region received fresh meat, produce and groceries through a concerted effort of community organizations in the Heart of Virginia Thursday, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Council provides funding to IDA

Following a closed session meeting on economic development Wednesday, May 13, the Town of Farmville Town Council authorized Town Manager Scott Davis to appropriate $10,000 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

22-year-old in serious condition after crash on 460

Two men were injured and one remains in serious condition after an accident early Sunday morning, May 17, on Prince Edward Highway in Rice. Virginia ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Dwyer retains council seat

Dan Dwyer maintained a seat on the Farmville Town Council by overcoming the challenge of Carl Eggleston with 64% of the vote in the municipal ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Imagine Farmville — Downtown Economic Development

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam issued Phase 1 of reopening the Commonwealth of Virginia Friday, May 15. Over that weekend, the Town of Farmville, particularly downtown, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Emily Hollingsworth.

Garbage route changes for Memorial Day

There will be no residential or business garbage pickup, cardboard pickup or miscellaneous/ brush pickup on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25. Monday and Tuesday residential ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

YMCA to begin outdoor activities Wednesday

The Southside YMCA will begin offering outdoor activities Wednesday, May 20 in order to comply with state restrictions for gyms in Phase 1 of Virginia’s ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Jobs continue to be lost as a result of pandemic

Initial unemployment claims in Prince Edward County for the week ending May 9 fell by 24% from the previous week but still remain much higher ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

White hired as planning and zoning admin

Former Farmville Downtown Partnership Program Manager Chelsey White has taken a new position as planning director and zoning administrator of Cumberland County. At an electronic ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Dwyer retains council seat

Following a two-week postponement by Gov. Ralph Northam due to the COIVD-19 pandemic, the Farmville Town elections were held on Tuesday, May 19. Three council ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Business unusual – Downtown reopens with precautions

Things looked relatively normal in Downtown Farmville Saturday, May 16, during the second day of Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s Phase 1 of reopening the state, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

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