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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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Youth ministry of Williamsburg comes to Prince Edward

Many mission trips take groups out of the state or even out of the country to serve others. The St. Olaf Youth Ministry of Williamsburg ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Alumni donates backpacks

Members of the Robert R. Moton/Prince Edward County Schools Alumni Association donated 50 backpacks to Prince Edward County Middle School. The school is grateful for ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

New teachers at Prince Edward County Middle School

Prince Edward County Middle School announced its new teachers for the 2019-20 school year. Pictured are, from left, sitting, Davida Williams, Akisha Williams, Shakara Coles, ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham Preschool receives donation

Buckingham Preschool was presented a donation of $1,977 from the Scottish Rites of Free Masonry, Valley of Lynchburg. Principal Angela Patterson-Jones and staff accepted the ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Styles to give a talk and sign copies of his new book

The Robert Russa Moton Museum (Moton) recently announced that author, educator and philanthropist Dr. Twitty J. Styles Ph.D. will give a talk as part of ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Morris completes SVCC PLW program

Seth Morris, of Farmville, completed the Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) Power Line Worker (PLW) Training Program on Aug. 15. He is a graduate of ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

August Looking Our Best named by Chamber

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce recently announced the August Looking Our Best award went to Caryn Kayton and The Salem Chapel and Event Venue ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Kingsley awarded scholarships

Cumberland County Public Schools Foundation, Inc. recently announced the 2019 scholarship awards. According to a news release, the Foundation awarded 39 scholarships to 25 students ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Elizabeth T. Moseley scholarship winners

The VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital’s Auxiliary recognized the Elizabeth T. Moseley Scholarship Fund Winners Jessica Johnson and Jennifer Weston. Applicants for the scholarship, funded ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

New Century Hospice is holding food drive for PSR

Piedmont Senior Resources Area Agency on Aging (PSR) will be the recipient of Kindred At Home’s 15th Annual Food Drive, sponsored and organized by New ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

FFA members attend leadership camp

Buckingham FFA members Dylan Price and April Sage attended FFA Leadership at Graves Mountain Lodge in Syria, Virginia. The camp was held July 8 – ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Tuttle receives scholarship

Cumberland County Public Schools Foundation, Inc. recently announced the 2019 scholarship awards. A Cumberland Clothes Closet scholarship in the amount of $1,000 was awarded to ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

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