Education

Solar developers grant awarded to SVCC

Apex Clean Energy and Red Brick Solar recently announced a Community Grant award was given to Southside Virginia ...

Local

Many people work to eliminate food insecurity

By Grace Bost and Katharine DeRosa Capital News Service The founders of Fonticello Food Forest bent down under ...

Local

Gardeners transform food waste into fuel

By Larin Brink Capital News Service “It’s free cooking gas,” said Monica Alinea. Monica Alinea and her husband, ...

Local

Logging experts demonstrate chain saw safety

Ask logger Meade Stull if he has a chain saw story, and he pulls off his hat. A ...

Farmville

Town Council holds hearings on upcoming changes

The Farmville Town Council met for their monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 11 to hold numerous public hearings. ...

Education

State superintendent restarts math SOL review

Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow announced on Tuesday, May 17 that the Virginia Department of Education will ...

Education

‘Heavy hand of law’ isn’t needed in Virginia schools, advocates say

BY SAFIA ABDULAHI AND TARAZHA JENKINS Capital News Service Virginia schools still rely heavily on law enforcement to ...

Lifestyles

Researchers looking for solution to tick-borne cattle disease

The Asian longhorned tick, slightly larger than a poppyseed, can carry a rare pathogen that has been identified ...

Local

Golf Tournament builds business through community

The sold-out 16th annual Farmville Area Chamber-Centra Southside Community Hospital Golf Tournament, which was held on Thursday, May ...

News

Virginia schools look to fill over a thousand teacher vacancies

BY ANNA CHEN AND REID MURPHY Capital News Service Krysti Albus taught multiple subjects for 20 years and ...

Lifestyles

Commodity prices announced

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on May 13: In Virginia, state graded feeder ...

Lifestyles

National Trails Day 5K set

It is not too late to register for High Bridge Trail State Park’s annual National Trails Day 5K ...

Hampden-Sydney

Tigers 2022 football schedule announced

Hampden-Sydney College 23rd-year head football coach Marty Favret has announced his program’s upcoming 2022 Schedule that includes seven ...

Longwood

Lancers fall short in heartbreaking loss

Campbell claimed the 2022 Big South Championship title in softball for the second straight season with a 8-4 ...

PAMPLIN

Area man dies in moped wreck

A Pamplin man was killed Tuesday, May 10, when the moped he was operating was struck. According to ...

MOTON MUSEUM

Moton gains national recognition

A Farmville historic site will now become officially known as a National Historic Site following last week’s signing ...

Local

Road work planned

Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. ...

Lifestyles

Taylor named first Employee of the Month

At its Tuesday, May 10, meeting the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors congratulated Prince Edward County Sheriff’s ...

Buckingham

New superintendent announced

Dr. John Keeler was announced as the next superintendent of Buckingham County Public Schools at the Wednesday, May ...

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY COLLEGE

Tennis players earn ODAC Honors

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) placed three student-athletes on the 2022 All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) All-Conference Men’s Tennis Second ...

Prince Edward

Board of supervisor member killed in crash

Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors member Robert M. “Bobby” Jones of Rice was killed in motor vehicle ...

Lifestyles

Farmers report positive news following multiple late freezes

If farming is a gamble, then its players can expect Mother Nature to occasionally deal a bad hand. ...

Local

Mansion on endangered historic places list

Each May, during the National Historic Preservation Month, Preservation Virginia releases a list of historic places across the ...

Farmville

Crowd pleasing event and fundraiser returns

The Rotary Club of Farmville hosted its annual Taste of Farmville event, Thursday, April 28, following a two-year ...

Lifestyles

VFW officers elected

The 4th District Veterans of Foreign Wars elected officers for the 2022-2023 year in Farmville on Saturday, May ...

Buckingham

Board votes on VDOT budget

The Buckingham Board of Supervisors met for their monthly meeting on Monday, May 9. During the meeting, there ...

FUQUA SCHOOL

Students participate in livestock show

Several Fuqua School lower and middle school students competed in the Piedmont Junior Livestock Show in Blackstone this ...

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