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Feeding Farmville for Thanksgiving

Feeding Farmville for Thanksgiving

FARMVILLE – Earlier this year St. John’s Lutheran Church in Farmville took on a huge project. [Show thumbnails] The church decided to provide Thanksgiving Day meals to those in need…

Luck Stone Opens New Location in Prince Edward

Farmville – Luck Stone has announced that they will open a new quarry in Prince Edward County, approximately five miles west of downtown Farmville. Luck Stone anticipates that the site,…

STEPS Christmas Show Good Start to Holiday Season

STEPS Christmas Show Good Start to Holiday Season

Christmas is definitely in the air in Farmville. Street lamp posts are adorned with garland and ribbon, many of the stores are already decorating for the season and, the 37th…

National Take Back Initiative Nets 88 Pounds of Unused Pills

National Take Back Initiative Nets 88 Pounds of Unused Pills

On October 22, 2016, officers from the Longwood University Police Department and Farmville Police Department participated in the DEA’s twelfth National Drug Take Back Initiative. This initiative was designed to…

Elected School Board Members Referendum Passes in PE Co.

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer PRINCE EDWARD – Prince Edward County will now have elected school board members. Voters took to the polls on Tuesday to vote 6,366 to 1,981…

Heart of Virginia Christmas Mother Program Kicks Off First Season

Heart of Virginia Christmas  Mother Program Kicks Off First Season

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer FARMVILLE – On Monday, Farmville Mayor David Whitus signed a Proclamation in recognition of the Heart of Virginia Christmas Mother and encouraged citizens to participate…

Free Program Helps Veterans Tell Their Story

Free Program Helps Veterans Tell Their Story

By Crystal Vandegrift Everyone has a story to tell. For those who have served in the military, whether in combat or a family member waiting back home, sometimes telling their…

American Legion Post #32 Receives Charter

American Legion Post #32 Receives Charter

The Jack Garland American Legion Post#32 was recently provided their 2003 Charter by American Legion 5th District Commander, Mr. Leonard Smith (right).   Accepting the Charter is Post Commander Ed Dunn (center).  Special Guest…

Missing Cumberland Girl Found, Mother Connected to Farmville Shooting Incident

Missing Cumberland Girl Found, Mother Connected to Farmville Shooting Incident

Staff Report CUMBERLAND – A missing 6-year-old Cumberland County girl was located safely on Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 26) following a search that started when she got off her school bus…

Prince Edward Co. Employees Will Not Receive Pay raise

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer PRINCE EDWARD – Prince Edward County employees will not see a salary increase for the upcoming year. Due to a revenue shortfall, a proposed two…