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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

11 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

11 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

11 months ago by Staff Report.

Rotarians give PECHS access to college

On Monday, Dec. 9, Rotarians from the Rotary Club of Farmville presented Prince Edward County High School (PECHS) with proceeds from its Rotary Runs event ... Read more

12 months ago by Staff Report.

Sorority adopts garden

Members of the Kappa Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® recently adopted the butterfly garden at Ellis Acres in Dillwyn. Flowers were ... Read more

12 months ago by Staff Report.

Davis GMC supports Prince Edward Christmas Mother

Davis GMC of Farmville recently made a generous donation to the Prince Edward Christmas Mother organization. The mission of the Prince Edward County Christmas Mother ... Read more

12 months ago by Staff Report.

Eagles celebrate Veterans Day at PECMS

On Monday, Nov.11, Prince Edward County Middle School (PECMS) students hosted area veterans at the middle school’s annual Veterans Day Celebration. Each year the PECMS ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Academic banquet held at PECPS

Recently 55 Prince Edward County Public School (PECPS) seniors were awarded academic jackets at the annual Academic Banquet on Nov. 19. A long-standing tradition at ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Farmville Lions Club donates to PECM

The Farmville Lions Club donated $500 to the Prince Edward Christmas Mother (PECM). This $500 will bring Christmas to five children in the community. The ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Teacher appreciation

Teachers at Prince Edward County Public Schools were pleasantly surprised by a room service cart at their classroom doors, brought by Superintendent Dr. Barbara Johnson. ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Chamber and businesses support the Raiders

On Oct. 23, Sandra Moss of the Buckingham Chamber of Commerce presented a check for the amount of $250 as well as a separate donation ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Citizens Bank supports Prince Edward Christmas Mother

Rhonda Arnold, AVP and branch manager of Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Farmville South, presented a check to Jenn Kinne, right, secretary of the board ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

PECHS inducts 31 to National Honor Society

Prince Edward County High School (PECHS) inducted 32 students into the National Honor Society at an October Induction Ceremony. The National Honor Society is a ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Century High School Best of the Best Raider Qualifier

Buckingham Raiders are at home after a successful Best of the Best Raider Qualifier, held at Century High School in Sykesville, Maryland, on Oct. 19. ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Community prayer breakfast

The Moton Museum and event sponsor Centra Southside Community Hospital recently hosted its monthly community prayer breakfast. Prayer leaders included from the left, Jordan Miles, ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Garden Club helps students prepare arrangements for fair

The Buckingham Dillwyn Garden Club worked with 4-H students in Buckingham preparing wonderful floral arrangements for the 5 County Fair held in Farmville the end ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Moose Lodge supports Trucker’s Parade

The Farmville Moose Lodge #968 purchased two banners for the Trucker’s Parade Against Cancer. The parade raised over $130,000 this year (19th) in the quest ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Battle of the Brains

The Fuqua School Battle of the Brains Team composed of junior Zachary Eason, sophomore Josh Huggard, sophomore George Magnotti and sophomore Hunter Melton prevailed over ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Students attend yearbook conference

The Fuqua School yearbook staff attended the annual Herff Jones conference on Sept. 25, which was held at Virginia Commonwealth University. The yearbook staff received ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

PECMS ACE team wins first meet

At its first meet, the Prince Edward County Middle School (PECMS) Academic Competition of Excellence (ACE) team won all of its first four rounds and ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Petite Miss Five County Fair

Briella Kay Doss, of Cumberland, won Petite Miss Five County Fair and most Photogenic. She is the daughter of Timothy and Brittany Doss and granddaughter ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration

The Farmville Area Chamber was pleased to hold a ribbon cutting during the grand opening of AA Self Storage on Sept. 11. Located at 1505 ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Fitzgerald ladies give to elementary school

The Women on Missions group of Fitzgerald Memorial Baptist Church presented school supplies, which were collected, to Ginnie Gills, principal of Cumberland County Elementary School ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Walker earns National Jail Manager Certification

Lanay Walker, captain of Jail Administration at Piedmont Regional Jail (PRJ), recently received the national designation of Certified Jail Manager (CJM) by the authority of ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

New teachers presented to school board

Each month, staff members are recognized at the Cumberland County Public School Board meeting. The following staff — new teachers — were presented to board ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Ribbon cutting for Label Shopper

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the new discount clothing store, Label Shopper, recently. Label Shopper is located in the ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Ribbon cutting at Fisher Auto Parts

The Buckingham Chamber of Commerce recently participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new location of Fisher Auto Parts on Oak Street adjacent to ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

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