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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”

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 

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

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

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…

EAA Chapter to offer free airplane rides

FARMVILLE – On Saturday, April 9, EAA Chapter 1202 of Farmville will be offering free airplane rides to all children and young adults between the ages of eight and 17…

Farmville Buddy Basketball wraps up second season

The Farmville Buddy Basketball program ended its second season on Friday, March 18 at the PEFYA Gym in Farmville.  The program ran for seven Friday evenings.  Farmville Buddy Basketball, which…

Gary Williams Named Farmville Officer of the Year

FARMVILLE, VA – Officer Gary Williams has been named the 2015 Farmville Police Officer of the Year. Gary became a Farmville Police Officer in 2012 after retiring from the Virginia…