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Grant funds provide for equipment

Grant funds from the Walter Payne Foundation provided for the purchase of an automatic electronic defibrillator, an EKG machine and a pulmonary function testing machine ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Group provides books for students

QuickStart Tennis of Central Virginia, Inc. (QCV) has provided books and giveaways to 216 preschoolers and kindergartners at Prince Edward County Elementary School to kick ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

WWII vet celebrates 96th birthday

Family and friends celebrated U.S. Navy World War II veteran Hobert Lewis’ 96th birthday Saturday, Aug. 7 at Darlington Heights Fire Department. Lewis fought the ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Yak Attack wins Looking Our Best Award

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce presented the Looking Our Best Award to YakAttack Thursday, July 8. Pictured from left are Josh Race, Bob Fulghum, Wade ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Fraser earns Eagle Scout rank

Cooper Fraser of Scout Troop 6596 recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Fraser’s Eagle Scout service project was building and installing four benches along ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Community Pride Award given

The Buckingham Chamber of Commerce’s May Community Pride Award recipient is Crystal Cathedral in Dillwyn. “The Chamber is proud of what Crystal Cathedral offers in ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Tomato plants donated

Thirty-one senior residents at The Woodland received patio tomato plants Saturday, May 1. Eight volunteers from the Prince Edward County Republican Committee participated in the ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

New compass rose painted at airport

In cooperation with the Town of Farmville, members of the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1202 recently completed the installation of a compass rose on the ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Raiders win more than 29 honors

The Buckingham Raiders Teams completed their shortened 2021 Raider season at East Surry High School in Pilot Mountain, North Carolina on April 17. “Considering the ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

VFW Post 7059 member donates auto to Vets to Vets program

Vietnam vet and VFW Post 7059 member John Hedrick and his wife, VFW Auxiliary member Julia, recently donated an SUV to the nonprofit program developed ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Backpacks donated to the homeless

Heather Noe, of Meherrin, presented a donation of 14 backpacks to STEPS Inc., which operates the homeless prevention program serving a six-county region. The backpacks ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Looking Our Best

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce recently awarded Sunrise Learning Center with the March “Looking Our Best” award. Sunrise Learning Center has added a new ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Church and pharmacy partner for vaccinations

Fitzgerald Baptist Church in Cumberland County recently partnered with Kim Wright and the staff of Cumberland Pharmacy to facilitate 70 COVID vaccinations in the Cumberland ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Community Pride winner

Seay Milling and Machinery Co. is the Buckingham Chamber of Commerce’s Community Pride winner for February. “We’re so grateful for their staff, inventory and always ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Report.

Cutting a latte ribbon with grande scissors

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Starbucks to Farmville and to the chamber family with a socially distanced ribbon-cutting event. Pictured are, from ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Report.

Southside Electric donates to VCBF

Joy Stump, community relations coordinator for Southside Electric Cooperative, holds a check for $3,500 along with Juanita Giles, executive director of the Virginia Children’s Book ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Report.

Winter coat drive

Members of the Kappa Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority collected coats, jackets and winter accessories with the help of the communities of ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Report.

Helping out Special Olympics

Haley Auto Mall recently donated $2,165 to Special Olympics Area 12. Pictured are, from left, Haley General Manager Christopher Call, who is presenting a check ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Report.

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

9 months 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

9 months 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

10 months 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

10 months 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

10 months 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

10 months 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

10 months 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

11 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

11 months ago by Staff Report.

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