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Prince Edward Board to seek additional grant for industrial park

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer FARMVILLE – The Prince Edward Board of Supervisors voted to Tuesday night to support a grant application to the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization…

Taste of Farmville a Huge Success

Taste of Farmville a Huge Success

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer Last week’s Taste of Farmville event raised over $8,000. The 12th annual event sponsored by the Farmville Rotary Club is used to raise funds that…

Town Employees Now Have Right to Bear Arms

FARMVILLE – Beginning this month Town of Farmville employees now have the right to carry concealed weapons on town property and during working hours. With this change, any employee who…

Clerk Fights Off Gunman During Attempted Gas Station Robbery

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer On Sunday, January 17 around 6:16 p.m. the Farmville Police Department responded to an attempted armed robbery at the Pure Station in the 600 block…

Farmville Set to Sell Lake for $1.25 Million

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer The Farmville Town Council will hold a public hearing on January 25, at 12:00 p.m., for the purpose of hearing citizen comments on the proposed…

Dream Becomes Reality

Farmville Dedicates New Dog Park Last Friday afternoon Town of Farmville officials and community members, along with their pets, joined as the town dedicated its newest facility. The Dr. Erica…

Supervisors Agree No Member Will Serve on YMCA Board

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer January’s Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors meeting called for several appointments to committees and boards. In the past, one of those appointments included placing…

Simpson Chosen as P.E. Board Chairman

Supervisors Vote to Rotate Chairmanship on Seniority By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer FARMVILLE – Following multiple motions, substitute motions and close to 40 minutes of discussion among the Prince Edward…

Fourth Citizen’s Police Academy set to begin in March

FARMVILLE, VA – The Farmville Police Department is again inviting citizens to apply for the  Farmville Police Department Citizen’s Police Academy starting in March 2016. This academy will consist of…

Still Running Strong

Still Running Strong

Longwood Coach Overcomes Cancer, Selected for World Championship Triathlon By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer FARMVILLE – At 45, Catherine Hanson has faced a lot of challenges. This fall, she will…