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Blood Drive Planned in Memory of Elias Jones

Blood Drive Planned in Memory of Elias Jones

The Anema family, from St. John’s Lutheran Church, will host a Memorial Blood Drive for Eli Jones. The blood drive will take place on Tuesday, December 29th from 12:00 p.m. till 6:00 p.m.…

Historic Weyanoke Building to be Converted to Hotel

By Crystal Vandegrift FARMVILLE – Farmville’s Historic Hotel Weyanoke will soon be getting a new look. During last week’s Farmville Town Council meeting, co-owner Ross Fickenscher told members the building…

Southside YMCA Asks County to Endorse $2.1 Million Loan

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors kicked off Tuesday night’s meeting with YMCA representative Kip Lafoon asking the board to co-sign on a 2.1 million dollar loan for the…

P.E. Sheriff’s Dept. Receives DMV Grants

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer The Prince Edward Sheriff‘s Department has been awarded two grants through the Department of Motor Vehicles. The funds are enforcement grants for Speed and Alcohol…

Woman’s Dream of Dog Park Now a Reality – New Facility Opens in Farmville

Woman’s Dream of Dog Park Now a Reality – New Facility Opens in Farmville

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer Three years ago Cristine Voitko of Farmville started a Facebook page to see if there was interest in having a dog park in the town.…

Bucket Truck Overturns

Bucket Truck Overturns

Just after 11:00 am on Tuesday a bucket truck traveling east on Abilene Road in Prince Edward County was involved in a single vehicle accident. Although the police report was…

Town of Farmville Approves Additional $5 Million in Funding

A public hearing was held last week during The Farmville Town Council Meeting for the purpose of hearing comments concerning the council’s proposed adoption of a $5000 budget amendment. No…

Town of Farmville Approves Additional $5 Million in Funding

A public hearing was held last week during The Farmville Town Council Meeting for the purpose of hearing comments concerning the council’s proposed adoption of a $5000 budget amendment. No…

Shopping With a Cause to Benefit STEPS Next Weekend

FARMVILLE – The 36th Annual Farmville Christmas Show Shopping With a Cause to benefit STEPS, Inc. will be held on November 14 and 15. This year, admission to the event…

Reed Still Sheriff: Pride Elected to Board of Supervisors

FARMVILLE – Incumbent Prince Edward County Sheriff Wesley W. Reed (D) was re-elected as voters went to the polls on Tuesday. Reed received 71 percent with 2,889 votes. This will…