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Public Hearing Held on School Board Appointments

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer A public Hearing was held Tuesday night during the Prince Edward Board of Supervisors meeting to hear comments on four citizens who have been nominated…

Taking Charge of the Future

Taking Charge of the Future

PECHS Students Participate in National College Signing Day FARMVILLE – Student interns from the Longwood College University Department of Social Work, in conjunction with the Prince Edward County High School Counseling Department, organized…

National Take Back Initiative Nets 110 Pounds of Unused Pills

National Take Back Initiative Nets 110 Pounds of Unused Pills

FARMVILLE – On April 30, 2016, officers from the Longwood University Police Department and Farmville Police Department participated in the DEA’s eleventh National Drug Take Back Initiative. This initiative is…

No One Injured in Late Night Blaze

No One Injured in Late Night Blaze

Five Companies Fight Farmville Fire FARMVILLE – Firefighters from Farmville, Hampden-Sydney, Rice, Prospect and Meherrin Volunteer Fire Departments responded to a report of a structure fire on Winky Street in…

High Bridge Ranked Among “Virginia’s Best Hikes”

High Bridge Ranked Among “Virginia’s Best Hikes”

FARMVILLE – A recent ranking and list of “Virginia’s Best Hikes” features a Southside Virginia area location. The list was determined by Facebook and Twitter followers for the Virginia tourism…

Busted – Hampden-Sydney Freshman Arrested on Weapons, Drug Charges

FARMVILLE – A Hampden-Sydney student was arrested after an April 21, 2016 search of his vehicle revealed “a large amount of suspected marijuana, over $6,000.00 in US currency, and prescription…

Traditional Polynesian sailing vessel to stop at Longwood’s Hull Springs Farm 

Traditional Polynesian sailing vessel to stop at Longwood’s Hull Springs Farm 

Westmoreland County – A Polynesian voyaging canoe in the middle of a three-year trek around the world without modern technology will stop at Hull Springs Farm in May. The double-hulled…

Four seek school board seat in Prince Edward

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer Prince Edward Board of Supervisors members learned Tuesday night that current school board chairman Russell Dove did not apply to continue serving on the county’s…

Longwood students clean up town during Big Event

Longwood students clean up town during Big Event

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer FARMVILLE – As a way to show appreciation and to give back to the community, over 400 Longwood University students took part in an annual…

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…