MAGNET RECOGNITION PROGRAM SITE VISIT

Centra Southside Community Hospital has applied to the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for the prestigious designation of Magnet. Magnet designation recognizes excellence in nursing services. Patients, family members, staff, and interested parties who would like to provide comments are encouraged to do so. Anyone may send comments via e-mail and direct mail. All comments received by phone must be … Read More

FARMVILLE POLICE INVESTIGATE SHOTS FIRED CALL

On September 10, 2019 at 10:17 pm Farmville Police responded to a shots fired call at the intersection of South Virginia and Putney Streets. Upon further investigation, police discovered that a residence had been struck by several bullets. Witnesses described a two or four door grey Honda with several passengers, leaving the scene and traveling south on Virginia Street. No … Read More

Farmville Family Chiropractic Supports PECPS

Farmville Family Chiropractic held a school supply drive and Prince Edward County Public Schools was the proud recipient.  We are super grateful for the ways our community supports us. Pictured are Megan Langston, Dr. Barbara Johnson, and Tiffany Lunsford.

State Superintendent Visits Prince Edward County Schools

Prince Edward County Public Schools hosted state superintendent of public instruction Dr. James Lane last week. Lane is the state’s 25th public schools leader. A statement from the school district says Lane spent time in the career and trechnical education center. Students present at the time were working to restore a 1966 Chevy. On his Twitter account afterwards, Lane said … Read More

Appomattox Woman Killed In Crash South Of Town

A deadly crash in Appomattox County. VSP says in a statement that it happened this past Thursday on Route 727, or Red House Road… about a mile south of Route 644. That’s about ten miles south of Appomattox. The statement says that a 2007 Hyundai Elantra ran off the left side of the pavement and flipped at least once. The … Read More

Drone Used For Suspected Contraband Drop Found Near Buckingham Prison

An interesting case of prison smuggling out of Buckingham. A woman from Pineville, North Carolina, outside Charlotte, is being investigated for suspicion of coordinating a drone drop to her husband at the prison in Buckingham County. A TV station in Charlotte reports that they filed an open records request for a search warrant that showed a sheriff’s deputy discovered a … Read More

Habitat for Humanity Pig Roast is Saturday

THE HABITAT FOR HUMANITY PIG ROAST IS THIS WEEKEND. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… THE FARMVILLE AREA HABITAT FOR HUMANITY PIG ROAST IS SATURDAY FROM 5-30 TO 8-30 AT THE FARMVILLE COMMUNITY MARKETPLACE ON NORTH STREET. THE FISHIN’ PIG WILL BE SERVING PORK — OF COURSE — IN ADDITION TO FRESH FRIED PORK RINDS, APPETIZERS, HOMEMADE SIDES AND DESSERTS. VEGETARIAN … Read More

Septic Smart Week

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) is joining with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in recognizing September 16-20, 2019 as SepticSmart Week throughout Virginia. SepticSmart Week is an annual outreach initiative to remind homeowners and communities on the importance of maintaining their onsite sewage disposal systems (septic systems). VDH estimates there are one million homes served by onsite sewage systems … Read More

Lacks To Run For Cumberland Supervisor Seat

Another candidate is jumping into a Cumberland County Board of Supervisors race. Audrey Lacks, who goes by the name Audi, has filed to run for the District 1 seat, saying she wants to bring responsible, environmentally friendly development and growth to the county, while keeping the beauty and lifestyle of rural living. If elected, Lacks says she will promote more … Read More

Breakfast Now Free For All PECHS Students

Prince Edward County High School is now offering free breakfast to all students. Free meals for students are a famailiar concept for Prince Edward students, who already benefit from this service at both the elementary school and middle schools. However, free breakfast is a new concept. A statement from the district says that the program is a product of a … Read More