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Tractor Trailer Wreck Remains Under Investigation

By Crystal Vandegrift PRINCE EDWARD – Virginia State Police Trooper B.J. Hylton is investigating a single-vehicle crash in Prince Edward County. The crash occurred June 16, 2016, at 3:56 p.m.,…

That’s Some Spud!

Potato Truck Tour Rolls Through Farmville By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer FARMVILLE – It’s not every day that you see a huge potato being transported down the road. If you…

Fire Damages Local Home

Firefighters from Prospect, Hampden-Sydney and Farmville Fire Departments battled a house fire early Tuesday morning. There was one resident in the home when the fire broke out around 12:30 a.m.…

Farmville Kiwanis Seek Votes for New Playground Equipment

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer FARMVILLE – The Farmville Area Kiwanis is focused on improving the community for the benefit of children and with that, the organization is seeking to…

New Mural depicts Farmville as Two-College Town

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer FARMVILLE – A new mural depicting Downtown Farmville will soon greet visitors at the intersection of Third and Main Streets. According to John Burton, Program…

Police Run For Safety

FARMVILLE – On April 27th, officers from the Farmville Police Department participated in a 5k race hosted by Alpha Beta Psi Sorority at Longwood University. The race was in honor…

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

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

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

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…