Farmville

World Atlas puts spotlight on Farmville

FARMVILLE — At first, they focused on Sailor’s Creek. Then they suggested people take a trip to High ...

Farmville

Farmville police to hold casualty care class

If there’s an active shooter in your building, what should you do? How should you respond? What’s the ...

Buckingham

FFA competes at state convention

Six members of Buckingham County High School’s FFA earned their state degrees, while many of the students placed ...

Farmville town council election

Farmville

Martin declares candidacy for Farmville town council

FARMVILLE — Rhodes Martin Jr. wants the Ward B seat on the Farmville town council. The Farmville native ...

LOCAL

Managing expenses helps counter inflation

Life’s not always easy, even in the best of times. And now, while caught in the throes of ...

Farmville Herald editor

Farmville

Veteran journalist takes over Farmville Herald, sister papers

FARMVILLE – As of this week, Brian Carlton will take over as regional editor for The Farmville Herald, ...

FARMVILLE THE MAGAZINE

Ridge Animal Hospital: Taking care of Farmville’s pets since 1978

By Ireland Seagle Farmville the Magazine Did you know the veterinarians and veterinary assistants at Ridge Animal Hospital ...

Local

Prince Edward County resident appointed to state board

RICE – A Prince Edward County resident has been appointed by Gov. Glenn Younkin to the Virginia Criminal ...

Farmville

What items qualify for Virginia’s tax-free weekend?

FARMVILLE — It’s that time of year again. As we get ready for schools to reopen, parents catch ...

Buckingham

By God’s Grace Mission Center brings community together

BUCKINGHAM COUNTY – Since 2019, By God’s Grace Mission Center has served their community by meeting both physical ...

Prince Edward

P.E. Sheriff’s Office names Employee of the Month

Bernice Letterman, administrative secretary with the Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Office, was named Employee of the Month for ...

Cumberland

Adventures for the younger children set

Nature Tykes is a new activity for youth ages 4-7 years old. Younger children often get left out ...

Local

Planning a last minute vacation? AARP warns of this scam

FARMVILLE — As families schedule their last minute trips before school is back in session, AARP warns of ...

Farmville

Farmville community hopes to transform Mary Branch School

As you’re driving past Longwood University’s baseball stadium, there’s a building on the right side of the road ...

LOCAL

Monkeypox cases continue to rise in local region

There are more than 5,000 cases of Monkeypox reported in the United States as of Aug. 1, with ...

Education

Bowles receives scholarship

Kemani Bowles, graduating senior of Prince Edward County High School, is the recipient of the 2022 Cosby Educational ...

Church & Community

Historical Society meeting set

The Farmville-Prince Edward Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 16 at the Farmville Train ...

Farmville

Science, art featured at Farmville summer camps

FARMVILLE — “Mad Science” and “Artful Antics” highlighted the recent summer camp weeks for youth held by Farmville ...

Local

Peach inventory down, sweet crop still expected

Peach season is here, and Virginia growers are reporting another delicious crop is available this summer, despite an ...

Local

Homeowners asked to report destructive jumping worms

While many gardeners welcome worms in their soil, there’s one wriggling fiend that is unwanted. Virginia Cooperative Extension ...

Lifestyles

Explore the hidden world of bats

When picturing a bat, one might think of a vampire-like creature that roams the earth looking for its ...

Local

Sorority participates in Habitat for Humanity construction

Members of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Kappa Rho Omega Chapter, recently assisted in the construction of ...

Local

Benson defends title

The Southside Piedmont Junior Tour held its 2022 championship at Mecklenburg Country Club. Austin Benson successfully defended his ...

Business

Benchmark Bankshares, Inc. reports earnings

Benchmark Bankshares Inc. (BMBN), the Kenbridge-based holding company for Benchmark Community Bank, announced unaudited results for the three- ...

Lifestyles

For this Actress, ‘Community’ is the operative word in community theatre

BY CRAIG CHALLENDER In hindsight, it was probably inevitable that Penny Dorsey would become a creative artist. “In ...

Buckingham

Warning issued after flu death in Virginia’s Central region

A child from Virginia’s Central region died this week from the flu, the first to do so this ...

Local

State VFW Commander visits fourth district

Veterans of Foreign Wars State Commander Geoff Lyster made a swing through southside Virginia’s Fourth District July 27-30 ...

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