Longwood SBDC Offering Facebook “Deep Dive”

THE LONGWOOD SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER IS HOSTING A FACEBOOK DEEP DIVE CLASS TOMORROW IN SOUTH BOSTON. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… (cut) PRESENTER ILSA LOESER WITH LETTERPRESS COMMUNICATIONS SAYS THE GOAL IS TO HELP OWNERS GROW THEIR BUSINESSES… (cut) THE CLASS IS TOMORROW AT THE SOUTHERN VIRGINIA HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER. TO SIGN UP, VISIT THE LONGWOOD SBDC FACEBOOK PAGE.

FREDERICK NAMED VDOT FARMVILLE RESIDENT ENGINEER

Scott D. Frederick, PE was named resident engineer for the Farmville Residency of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) effective April 25, 2019. Frederick will serve as primary VDOT transportation official for Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland and Prince Edward counties. He will oversee road maintenance and operations, land development, budgeting and business operations. “I look forward to getting to know and … Read More

Longwood U. Names Meadows As Permanent Athletic Director

Longwood University has named a new athletic director. Michelle Meadows will take over the job after serving as interim athletic director. She’s worked in the department for the past 13 years under former AD Troy Austin, who recommended her for the position. Austin accepted a job at his alma mater Duke University to become a senior associate athletics director eight … Read More

CITIZEN’S POLICE ACADEMY GRADUATES 6TH CLASS MAY 2ND

The Farmville Police Department’s Citizens Police Academy Class # 6 graduated on May 2nd, 2019. Sixteen area citizens participated in the sixth annual Citizen’s Academy. The goal of the academy is to provide citizens with a general knowledge of the day-to-day operations of the Farmville Police Department, all in an effort to enhance our abilities to better serve them and … Read More

FORMER UVA MANAGER JOINS LWU BASKETBALL STAFF

Former University of Virginia men’s basketball manager and William & Mary director of basketball operations Luke Ford has joined the Longwood men’s basketball staff as director of recruiting and program development, head coach Griff Aldrich announced Friday. Ford comes to Longwood after spending the past five seasons on head coach Tony Shaver’s staff at William & Mary where he managed … Read More

Two Killed In Appomattox County Crash

Tragedy in Appomattox County, where two people were killed Wednesday in a crash on Richmond Highway. Authorities say 19 year-old Aneal Walker, of Pamplin, and his passenger, 30 year-old James Brandon Smith, of Charlotte Court House, were both killed when the Ford dually pickup truck they were in went off the left side of the roadway and struck the guardrail. … Read More

Seven Area Students Win Electric Co-Op Scholarships

Seven Central Virginia high school seniors have each earned $1,000 college scholarships awarded by the Education Scholarship Foundation of the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives (VMDAEC). The 2019 recipients are: Chloe Hellerman of Afton, who attends Nelson County High School. She is the daughter of Jeff and Leslie Hellerman. Wyatt Yoder of Dillwyn, who attends Buckingham County … Read More

UPDATE IN APPOMATTOX FATAL CRASH

At 6:53 a.m. Wednesday (May 15), Virginia State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash in Appomattox County. The crash occurred in the 15,700 block of Richmond Highway. A Ford dual-wheel pickup truck was traveling west on Route 460 when it ran off the left side of the highway and struck the guardrail. The vehicle continued up the embankment, overturned onto … Read More

Farmville Chamber hosts Louis Waller at May lunch

The Farmville Area Chamber enjoyed learning about all that Longwood has planned when Louise Waller, VP of Administration and Finance spoke on May, 13th at the monthly Chamber membership lunch. Longwood University has 6 projects that are completed, or are currently under construction, with another 3 in the design phase of their Master Plan. Ms. Waller exuded excitement about the … Read More