Longwood track prepares for spring

Last weekend, Longwood track continued to prepare for the spring season, with runners up and down the lineup ...

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When will North Street Press Club reopen?

When will the North Street Press Club reopen? That’s something The Herald has received multiple calls and emails ...

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Strong effort keys Longwood men’s basketball past UNC Asheville

Play with purpose and be connected. Two phrases that the Longwood men’s basketball staff uses constantly to encourage ...

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Hampden-Sydney baseball struggles in home opener

Junior team captain Christian Lancaster had two hits and two RBIs, but Hampden-Sydney baseball dropped a 12-7 home-opening ...

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Herald News Briefs: Light on West Third still needs some work

Yes, the traffic light is working at the corner of West Third and North streets in Farmville. But ...


Feeder cattle prices spike, wheat and corn fall

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on Feb. 16: In Virginia, state graded feeder ...


Road work around the region

Work continues on the Farmville Highway roundabout project in Charlotte County. Meanwhile, another roundabout is going up in ...

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No, ICE won’t release Farmville detainees if local contract ends

No, if ICA Farmville closes, ICE won’t release detainees at the facility. Multiple officials from Immigration and Customs ...

Little Shop


‘Little Shop’ opens spring theater season at Longwood

It starts with a plant, which seems like a good idea since we’re so close to Spring. But ...

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Prince Edward board hears latest school calendar proposal

If the current proposal is approved next month, students in Prince Edward County Public Schools would start classes ...

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Council ends Farmville Riverwalk project

It’s time to shut down the Farmville Riverwalk project. That was the unanimous decision made by the town ...

Davidson Hubbard


1,000 Points & Counting: Davidson Hubbard hits career milestone

He’s made the Francis Award Watch List. His team is ranked No. 1 again, making six weeks at ...

Farmville Downtown Partnership


Farmville Downtown Partnership looks to finish projects, add staff

Things are moving forward for the Farmville Downtown Partnership, with events being planned and grant money being distributed. ...

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Carter Woodson: New Canton native shaped Black History Month

He was a journalist, a historian and the founder of the Association for the Study of African American ...

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Buckingham approves one of Virginia’s largest solar projects

How would Mountain Pine Solar help Buckingham County? That was the main question Feb. 12, as Buckingham supervisors ...

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Mike Wilson: I can’t find it, but it’s all there, somewhere

We’ve all got some. C’mon, let’s be honest now. There are places in your house where things just ...

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Hampden-Sydney closes out regular season with Senior Day win

It was Senior Day for the Hampden-Sydney Tigers and this year’s class led the way on the court ...

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Longwood men’s basketball picks up road win against Presbyterian

Leaders stand out on the road, and both Walyn Napper and DA Houston stepped up in a big ...

Grateful Boomers


Grateful Boomers take on two hikes in one week

After the challenges they’ve tackled in recent months, the Grateful Boomers from Curdsville decided to try something new.  ...

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‘Take it one day at a time’: Alex Elliott focuses on teambuilding

It was about eighth grade when he made up his mind. Before that, Alex Elliott had been a ...

Farmville affordable housing


From the Editor’s Desk: Let’s talk about the dreaded ‘A’ word

Ok, so the headline is a bit of a tease. I can think of plenty ‘a’ words that ...

Swim Team


Did you know that Farmville has a swim team?

Did you know that Farmville has a swim team? The local YMCA has an age group swim team ...



Every exhibit in Cumberland has a story to tell

By Barbara Gamage Special to The Farmville Herald Every exhibit tells a story. And that’s especially true at ...


Ransom named to Board of Trustees

Hampden-Sydney College named Thomas L. Ransom to the Board of Trustees on Monday night. Ransom currently serves as ...

Old Ridge Road


Herald News Briefs: A fix coming for Old Ridge Road flooding

A fix coming for Old Ridge Road  During Tuesday night’s meeting, Prince Edward County supervisors asked about finding ...

Meherrin man


VSP investigating crash that killed a Meherrin man

Virginia State Police (VSP) say they’re still investigating a two-car crash where a Meherrin man died over the ...

Burn ban


Burn ban in place: New rules started Thursday across region

It’s about that time of year again. Residents of Buckingham, Cumberland and Prince Edward counties are under a ...

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