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Dedication of the Community Mural Held

Dedication of the Community Mural Held

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer The new mural depicting Farmville as a two-college town was dedicated last Friday. This mural is located at the intersection of 3rd and Main street,…

Morning Crash Results in Minor Injuries

Morning Crash Results in Minor Injuries

By Evan Jones, Assistant Editor Firefighters from Hampden-Sydney Volunteer Fire Department and emergency medical personnel from Prince Edward Volunteer Rescue Squad and Meherrin Vol. Fire Department responded to a single…

Annual High Bridge Half-Marathon and 5K Set For September 10

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer The Fourth Annual High Bridge Half-Marathon and 5K will be held on September 10 and there is still time to register to participate. The Half…

Construction On New Farmville Hotel Set To Begin

Construction On New Farmville Hotel Set To Begin

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer A new four-story 106 room hotel is scheduled to be built in Farmville with construction to “start Right away.” town manager, Gerald Spates announced last…

Community Policing Event Held in Farmville

Prince Edward’s Commonwealth’s Attorney Spearheads Event By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer FARMVILLE – Prince Edward Commonwealth’s Attorney Megan Clark recently spearheaded a community policing forum between citizens and law enforcement.…

Johnson Takes Over as PECS Systems New Superintendent

Johnson Takes Over as PECS Systems New Superintendent

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer FARMVILLE – With the start of the school year for Prince Edward County Schools this week, students and teachers will be under the new direction…

Supervisors Hope to Receive Funding for Road Projects

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer FARMVILLE – The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday night to begin working with VDOT in hopes of securing funding for three road…

East Third Street Flooding

East Third Street Flooding

After an abundance of rainfall last Saturday afternoon, Gross Creek that runs under East Third Street in downtown Farmville flooded its banks causing additional flooding on East Third Street. Photos…

Andy Ellington has been appointed Farmville’s acting police chief following the resignation of chief Curtis Davis.  Ellington Appointed Acting Farmville Police Chief

Andy Ellington has been appointed Farmville’s acting police chief following the resignation of chief Curtis Davis.   Ellington Appointed Acting Farmville Police Chief

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer The Farmville Town Council has appointed Andy Ellington as acting police chief for the Farmville Police Department. Ellington’s appointment follows the resignation of Chief Curtis…

Three Alarm Blaze Destroys Home

Three Alarm Blaze Destroys Home

By Evan Jones, Southside Messenger Assistant Editor Firefighters from Darlington Heights, Hamden-Sydney and Pamplin responded to a report of a structure fire just after a major thunderstorm blew through Prince…