RARE BOBCAT ATTACK IN PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY

A Prince Edward County resident was attacked by a bobcat on Sunday, December 16, 2018.  The incident occurred in the Stokes Road/Meadowview Lane neighborhood of the County (south of the U.S. 460-Bypass and north of Hampden-Sydney College).  It is rare for a bobcat to attack or engage directly with a human, so County and State officials are concerned the animal … Read More

Appomattox Town Leaders Choose Water Rate Hike Date

Appomattox town leaders have approved an effective date of July 1st for a water and sewer rate hike to take effect. In order tol hold a public hearing, the town must first set a proposed date the new rates would take effect. Town Manager Gary Shanaberger said last week that the July 1st date would coincide with the town’s budget … Read More

VSP Searching For Convicted Sex Offender

Virginia State Polcie have issued a statewide bulletin for a convicted sex offender who is wanted out of Buckingham County. 29 year-old Michael Jerome Brown is known to frequent both Richmond and Roanoke, as well, according to a statement from VSP Spokesperson Corinne Geller. The statement described Brown as a black male with brown hair and brown eyes. He is … Read More

Virginia State Police Offering Tips for Holiday Shoppers

VIRGINIA STATE POLICE ARE WARNING HOLIDAY SHOPPERS NOT TO BECOME A VICTIM WHILE VISITING YOUR FAVORITE STORE. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… JARRON PLANTER IS PUBLIC RELATIONS COORDINATOR FOR VSP’S HELP ELIMINAT AUTO THEFT PROGRAM…SHE SAYS TAKING A FEW SIMPLE MEASURES CAN SIGNIFICANTLY LOWER YOUR RISK FOR A CAR BURGLARY… (cut) FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TIPS…VISIT HEATREWARD.COM OR VSP.VIRGINIA.GOV.

VSP Seeking Public’s Assistance with Locating Convicted Sex Offender

The Virginia State Police Sex Offender Investigative Unit is seeking the public’s help with locating a convicted sex offender who is known to frequent the Richmond and Roanoke regions, and is wanted for failing to re-register as a sex offender in Buckingham County. Domonique Michael Jerome Brown, 29, is a black male with brown hair and brown eyes. He is … Read More

Missing Campbell County Boy Found Safe

A missing teenager from Campbell County has been found safe in Lynchburg. On Friday, the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office put out an alert regarding 13 year-old Cohl Hite, who was last seen in the area of Sunburst Road and Route 460 just before 8am. His family reported him missing, but the sheriff’s office sent an update saying the boy had … Read More

Cumberland & Dillwyn Parades Won’t Be Rescheduled

The Cumberland and Dillwyn Christmas parades were canceled yesterday due to the forecast of rain. Both Dillwyn Mayor Linda Venable Paige and Cumberland parade organizer Barbara Gamage told the Farmville Herald that, although disappointing, neither event would be rescheduled and they would hope for better luck with the weather next year.

Taste of Farmville Coming Up Next Month

THE TASTE OF FARMVILLE IS COMING UP AT THE END OF NEXT MONTH. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… THE 2019 TASTE OF FARMVILLE IS SET FOR THURSDAY, JANUARY 31st AT THE FIREMAN’S SPORTS ARENA. THE EVENT IS HOSTED BY THE ROTARY CLUB OF FARMVILLE AND FEATURES SOME OF THE BEST FOOF FROM LOCAL RESTAURANTS AND EATERIES. THE LEAD SPONSORS ARE … Read More

BOMB THREAT EMAILS

Farmville, VA. – The Farmville Police Department is currently monitoring situations across the Commonwealth and nation on the below bomb threat email being sent to various locations. One such email has been reported within the Town of Farmville. Email is as follows with subject line “my device is inside your building” (There have been variations of this subject line.). “Hello.  … Read More