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Education

Debate brings millions in marketing value

Along with reporters, cameras and excitement, the sole U.S. Vice Presidential Debate at Longwood University brought with it ...

Education

Millions spent on debate: State helped town with expenses associated with event

Q: How much money did Longwood and the town of Farmville spend on the debate? How much of ...

Education

An increased digital presence: Vice Presidential Debate sparks thousands of web searches

The sole U.S. Vice Presidential Debate not only brought thousands of people to the streets of Farmville and ...

Church & Community

Farmville serves those who served at the debate

While all eyes were focused on the vice presidential debate stage at Longwood University, a small army of ...

Farmville

Media Center was debate central

Debate Day greeted Farmville with cooler weather and sunny skies as reporters, correspondents, camera operators, technicians and others ...

Farmville

Watch parties draw partisan reaction

With just about every point Democratic vice presidential hopeful U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine made during Tuesday’s debate, a ...

Farmville

An engaged community

Chris Magid sat at Charleys Waterfront Café on Tuesday evening, watching the U.S. Vice Presidential Debate on television ...

Business

Debate didn’t help sales on Main, Third — Uptown Coffee Café experienced most foot traffic

Tuesday’s Vice Presidential Debate drew in thousands of news reporters, but even with the extra foot traffic, several ...

Farmville

Longwood students get golden tickets: Raffle gives Lancers a front row to history at their school

There’s no debate — Longwood University students had a terrific experience becoming part of history this week. Among ...

Farmville

Healthcare workers watch debate: Group also takes ‘emotional’ tour of Moton Museum

Some visitors in town for Tuesday’s Vice Presidential Debate became better acquainted with Farmville and its character thanks ...

Farmville

VP debate brings days of fun

Longwood University hosted more than just a debate. It provided days of opportunities for academic enrichment and fun. ...

Farmville

Marching Eagles perform for a national audience

Farmville

‘Nothing of significance’

No arrests or serious incidents occurred during activities associated with the sole U.S. Vice Presidential Debate at Longwood ...

Farmville

‘A great cooperative effort’

Though it wasn’t on the meeting’s agenda, praise and celebration of success for the Vice Presidential Debate held ...

Farmville

Information Center: Behind the scenes

While students were celebrating, media groups were producing content and members of the community were watching Tuesday’s festivities unfold, ...

Farmville

Kaine rallies at STEPS Centre

Vice presidential hopeful U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine rallied with Prince Edward County Democrats after his 90-minute debate with ...

Farmville

B-day with a side of debate

For so many in Farmville, Tuesday was defined by the lone U.S. Vice Presidential Debate of 2016 taking ...

Education

Spin Alley in full swing after debate

Hundreds of correspondents, camera operators and producers jammed into Spin Alley in Longwood University’s Media Center following the ...

Education

Hour into debate, Media Center quiet

The Vice Presidential Debate Media Center at Longwood University in Farmville is very quiet as thousands of correspondents ...

Farmville

Debate-watching at Charleys Waterfront Cafe

Charleys Waterfront Cafe has proven to be a popular place to watch the 2016 U.S. Vice Presidential Debate ...

Education

Longwood president welcomes debate audience

Before the major networks went live with their broadcasts of the Vice Presidential Debate on Tuesday night, Longwood ...

Education

Debate reaches global audience

Among the approximately 2,000 credentialed media in Farmville for the Vice Presidential Debate at Longwood University are correspondents ...

VP Debate

Vice Presidential Debate Kaine vs. Pence live updates 2016

Gov. Mike Pence and Sen. Tim Kaine are entering the debate set at Longwood University and the Vice ...

Education

Garrett speaks at First Amendment Field

Several elected officials spoke to a group of young people at First Amendment Field behind Moton Museum around ...

Education

Jesse Jackson visits debate Spin Room

The Rev. Jesse Jackson, one-time Democratic presidential candidate and longtime civil rights activist, visited the Spin Room earlier ...

Local

Voice of America deems Farmville as Trump country

Add Voice of America to the national media outlets taking a deeper look at Farmville as the Vice ...

Farmville

Debate prep culminates for town of Farmville

With the Vice Presidential Debate just hours away, Ilsa Loeser, whose firm Letterpress Communications handles marketing and public ...

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