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Senator Kaine Visits Farmville

Senator Kaine Visits Farmville

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer Former Virginia Governor and now U.S. Senator Tim Kaine was in Farmville last Friday visiting Longwood University and the Robert Russa Moton Museum. During his…

EAA Chapter to offer free airplane rides

FARMVILLE – On Saturday, April 9, EAA Chapter 1202 of Farmville will be offering free airplane rides to all children and young adults between the ages of eight and 17…

Farmville Buddy Basketball wraps up second season

Farmville Buddy Basketball wraps up second season

The Farmville Buddy Basketball program ended its second season on Friday, March 18 at the PEFYA Gym in Farmville.  The program ran for seven Friday evenings.  Farmville Buddy Basketball, which…

Gary Williams Named Farmville Officer of the Year

FARMVILLE, VA – Officer Gary Williams has been named the 2015 Farmville Police Officer of the Year. Gary became a Farmville Police Officer in 2012 after retiring from the Virginia…

Meherrin man killed in Friday accident

PRINCE EDWARD – An accident last Friday, March 25, claimed the life of a Meherrin resident who was thrown from his car. According to information released by Virginia State Police…

Longwood Dog Walk raises funds for SPCA

Longwood Dog Walk raises funds for SPCA

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer Longwood University held its annual 5K walk this past weekend to benefit the Southside SPCA. Each year dog lovers gather on campus with their pets…

St. Patty’s Day Shenanigans

St. Patty’s Day Shenanigans

Both kids and adults took part in Charley’s Waterfront Cafe’s sixth annual Greening of the River on St. Patrick’s Day last week in Farmville. As part of the event, organizers…

Farmville Officer Assaulted during Arrest

FARMVILLE – At approximately 1:41 a.m. on Sunday, February 21st, Farmville police responded to a report of people arguing in the Walmart parking lot at 1800 Peery Dr.  Officers arrived…

Farmville Town Council votes to sell motley lake

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer The Farmville Town Council voted last Wednesday to sell Motley Lake to Farmville Farms, LLC  for 1.25 million dollars. The town originally purchased the property…

Police search for burglary suspect

FARMVILLE – On February 14, 2016, Farmville Police responded to two reported commercial burglaries in the 1500 and 900 blocks of South Main Street. Upon investigation, it appeared a single…