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Food distribution

The Farmville Police Department recently helped New Life Church of Farmville distribute Farmers to Families food boxes to local residents. From left to right are ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

A lawn of love

Farmville resident Woodfin Ligon made his own Virginia “LOVE” sign using his lawnmower. Ligon said he wanted to make the sign in honor of the ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Backyard Bass

High Bridge Trail State Park hosted a program last week called “Backyard Bass” and Ranger Clint Mooney, right, took time out to teach a Centra ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Partnership for seniors

Piedmont Senior Resources Area Agency on Aging Inc. (PSR) is partnering with the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts (LCVA) in an effort to deliver ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Boy Scouts aid library

A big “thank you” to Mason, pictured, and Hayes Lang from the Friends of the Barbara Rose Johns Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library. Mason and Hayes, ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Citizen donates to police department

This summer Patti Carey has been supporting Farmville Police Department officers by providing them with snacks to see them through their shifts and refilling the ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Community Pride Award presented

The Buckingham Chamber of Commerce recently presented Gary Cline Realty with the chamber’s Community Pride Award. Gary Cline Realty is located on U.S. Route 60 ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Officer to the rescue

While Longwood University Officer David Moss was out conducting building checks on July 10 he found a duck that was stuck in a narrow space ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Walking united

The Unity Walk in Cumberland was held Sunday, June 7. The walk began in 2016 and was dedicated this year to the memory of George ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Drive-thru surprise 70th birthday party

Retired Farmville chiropractor Dr. Ed DeRegibus was surprised with a drive-thru birthday party for his 70th birthday Tuesday, June 2. DeRegibus, who served the area ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

A disposal site with flair

The Rice trash drop-off site has a pleasing, perky appearance. Germaine Mobley, the worksite attendant for more than 20 years, has beautified the site with ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Ring this bell, three times well

A donation from the Centra Southside Community Hospital Auxilary has brought joyful smiles and sounds of triumph to the ears of the patients and staff ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Pizza for police officers

Dayton Puckett delivered pizza from Merk’s Place to the Farmville Police Department Friday, May 1. Pictured are,  from left, Justin Bowles, Chief Andy Ellington, Puckett ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Dispatcher of the Year

Farmville Emergency Communications Dispatcher Michael Driskill has been chosen as this year’s Telecommunicator of the Year. According to Farmville Emergency Communications Director Jackie Gilbert, Driskill ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

PECPS takes care of families

Prince Edward County Public Schools partnered with both the Longwood Center for Visual Arts (LCVA) and the Virginia Children’s Book Festival (VCBF) for this week’s ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Dowdy honored with 2019 Financial Representative of the Year award

Charles “Chuck” H. Dowdy III, financial representative, was recently honored by Northwestern Mutual Insurance and John Vander Hyde, managing partner for Virginia, with the 2019 ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Spelling bee winners recognized

At the meeting of the Cumberland School Board held March 5, members of the board recognized the winners of the Cumberland Spelling Bee. Winners included ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Staff holds chili cookoff at PECMS

Prince Edward County Middle School (PECMS) Nurse Elizabeth Saunders, the chair of the middle school’s hospitality committee, and her team have gone above and beyond ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Report.

United Way places third of five stars

Having raised nearly $48,000, the board of directors for the United Way of Prince Edward County put the third of five stars up tracking fundraising ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Report.

Red Door 104 receives Chambers Looking Our Best Award

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Red Door 104 is the recipient of the February 2020 Looking Our Best award. ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Report.

Southside Y’s member of the month

Margaret Richard has been a member with the Southside Virginia Family YMCA for almost 20 years. She is described as a kind and gracious member, ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Report.

Chamber gives back

The Farmville Chamber of Commerce recently presented the Southside Center for Violence Prevention, an agency of Madeline’s House & SAVE, with a check for $1,500. ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Report.

Moose Lodge makes donation

Farmville Moose Lodge 968 donated $1,500 to the Farmville Police Department recently. According to the Farmville Police Department, the donation will be used for community ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Report.

AKA Sorority presents honors

The Kappa Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) Sorority, Incorporated® presented its annual “Local Citizen of the Year Award” to JoAnn Vaughan for ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Report.

School board members take oath of office

On Thursday, Dec. 19, at 6 p.m., at the Cumberland Courthouse, the Oath of Office was administered to members of the Cumberland County School Board. ... Read more

10 months ago by Staff Report.

Dillwyn Primary receives donation

Keystone Lodge 188 in Buckingham donated 193 pairs of gloves and hats to Dillwyn Primary school. Pictured are, from left, Irvin Mosley, Abraham Kimbrough, Ronald ... Read more

10 months ago by Staff Report.

Holiday AR night at Prince Edward Elementary

Prince Edward County Elementary School (PECES) students recently enjoyed a Holiday Accelerated Reader (AR) night. AR is a program used for monitoring the practice of ... Read more

10 months ago by Staff Report.

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