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Threatening Call Leads to Walmart Evacuation

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer FARMVILLE – Shortly before 1:30 p.m. last Friday, September 15, the Walmart store in Farmville was evacuated after an alleged threatening call to the store.…

County Adopts New Fence Ordinance

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer FARMVILLE – The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously last Tuesday night to amend the county’s fence ordinance. The vote comes after a…

Funds for New Cafeteria Equipment Approved

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer FARMVILLE – The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a request from the public school system to appropriate $58,812 from the Cafeteria Fund…

Event Honors & Remembers Emergency Personal

Event Honors & Remembers Emergency Personal

An inaugural 9/11 Honor and Remembrance Ceremony was held Monday at the Farmville Fire Department. The event, sponsored by the American Legion Jack Garland Post 32 was held to remember…

Sexual Assault Reported at Longwood University

By Crystal Vandegrift FARMVILLE – Longwood University students were notified by email last week of an alleged sexual assault that took place at an on-campus housing facility. The notice said…

Davis Represents Public Schools in Panel Discussion Regarding Childhood Hunger

Davis Represents Public Schools in Panel Discussion Regarding Childhood Hunger

Bruce Davis, Supervisor of Food Service at Prince Edward County Public Schools, joined Virginia’s First Lady, Dorothy McAuliffe, and a panel of expert school nutrition directors in Virginia to discuss…

Six Prince Edward Co. Public Schools Students Receive AP Scholar Special Recognition

Six Prince Edward Co. Public Schools Students Receive AP Scholar Special Recognition

FARMVILLE – Each year, College Board releases an AP Scholar report to schools that have students that earn special recognition.  There are three award levels that students in a given…

Still No Leads in Ayers Building Supply Burglary

Still No Leads in Ayers Building Supply Burglary

Staff Report FARMVILLE – The Farmville Police Department is investigating a burglary and theft of multiple firearms that occurred at Ayers Building Supply on N. Main St. in the early…

Longwood Hosts Free American Shakespeare Center performance of The Taming of the Shrew

Longwood Hosts Free American Shakespeare Center performance of The Taming of the Shrew

FARMVILLE – The American Shakespeare Center (ASC) will present a free performance of The Taming of the Shrew in Longwood University’s Jarman Auditorium on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m.…

Commonwealth Chorale Seeks Singers For Handel’s Messiah

Commonwealth Chorale Seeks Singers For Handel’s Messiah

Interested singers are invited to join the Commonwealth Chorale in rehearsing George Frideric Handel’s magnificent oratorio, Messiah, in preparation for performances in December.  Rehearsals begin October 10, 7-10 p.m. at…

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