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State park helps Christmas Mother program

The Friends of Bear Creek Lake State Park along with park staff presented a donation of $6,821.18 and 747 toys to the Cumberland Christmas Mother ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Cleanup celebrated

Monday, Dec. 28, the Ujima: Community Cleanup was hosted in Parkview Gardens Apartment Complex. Organized by Farmville native Torian Jones, the event welcomed volunteers from ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Christmas toy drive

The Royal Jewelz Social Club of Farmville, in collaboration with the 434 Ryderz Car Club of Lynchburg, provided toys to every child who attended toy ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Chambers recognized for 30 years of service

District 6 Supervisor Joe Chambers was recognized by the Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) Monday, Dec. 14, for serving for 30 years on the Buckingham ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Making progress

The United Way of Prince Edward County has raised $24,000 toward it’s $60,000 goal, putting the second of five stars tracking their fundraising on the ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Cat rescue on Briery Hills Drive

Meherrin Volunteer Fire and Rescue came to the rescue of a cat that had gotten stranded high up in a tree at 837 Briery Hills ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Helping first responders

Haley Auto Mall recently donated $1,000 to the Farmville Volunteer Fire Department and the Prince Edward Volunteer Rescue Squad. Pictured are, from left, Brian Seimetz, ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

New administrator receives keys to county

Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors Chair Jerry Townsend, right, shakes hands with new County Administrator Doug Stanley during a recent reception in which Townsend ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Helping our neighbors

On Sunday, Nov. 15, 723 Outreach, founded by JaKeishia Randolph, with the support of other community members and organizations, was able to hand out 12 ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Students of the month

Each month during the monthly meeting, the Cumberland School Board recognizes the Students of the Month for each school. The following students were recognized at ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Kickin’ Country is looking good

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present WVHL, 92.9 Kickin’ Country with the November Looking Our Best Award. WVHL made improvements to ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

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

3 months 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

3 months 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

4 months 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

4 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

5 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

7 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

8 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

8 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

8 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

9 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

9 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

9 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

10 months ago by Staff Report.

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