Buckingham Dump Sites To Close While Unattended

A decision has been made in Buckingham County to close the four manned solid waste sites while attendants are not present during the day. The vote was 6-1, with District Seven Supervisor Danny Allen being the sole no vote. Earlier this month, the board discussed problems at the recycling centers. People would often show up as soon as the attendant … Read More

Changes Coming To Heart Of Virginia Festival

Changes are coming to the 39th annualk Heart of Virginia Festival. It’s scheduled for May 6th and will take place rain or shine. Heart of Virginia Festival Chairman Sam Bowles says the most notable difference is there will be no fireworks this year. Bowles says things went very well last year holding the evening portion at Riverside Park, so that’s … Read More

Central Virginia Pasture, Crops & Livestock Grant Awarded

Producers in fifteen Central/Southside Virginia Counties will be eligible for matching grants this year under a program funded by the Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission.  During its January 10, 2017 meeting in Richmond, the Tobacco Commission approved $400,000.00 in Agribusiness funding for the Central Virginia Pasture, Crops & Livestock Grant. The Central Virginia Pasture, Crops & Livestock Grant offers producers … Read More

Area Students Earn Electric Co-op Scholarships

Four Central Virginia high school seniors have each earned a $1,000 college scholarship awarded by the Education Scholarship Foundation of the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives (VMDAEC). The 2017 recipients are: Eva McGehee, a senior at Fluvanna County High School and daughter of William McGehee and Theresa Carroll of Palmyra. Robert McGill, a senior at Monticello High … Read More

Police Investigate Robbery At Citizens Bank on South Main St.

At approximately 10:18 a.m. this morning Farmville Police responded to a reported robbery at Citizens Bank & Trust on South Main Street in Farmville. Upon arrival police were notified that the suspect had left the building on foot and was last seen heading towards a grey 4 door sedan. It is unknown if the suspect got into the vehicle. The … Read More

Suspected Explosive Devices Discovered At Fuqua School

When we hear about Improvised Explosive Devices, we usually think about Afghanistan or Iraq. But Farmville authorities say several suspected IED’s were discovered at the Gee-Price Building at Fuqua School Wednesday. Police and firefighters converged on the scene just after 10am. The students had already been evacuated and classes were cancelled for the rest of the day. The school administration … Read More

Citizen’s Bank and Trust Robbery

The Farmville Police department have confirmed with the Farmville Herald that the South Main Street location of Citizen’s Bank and Trust Company was robbed this morning. An investigation is ongoing.

Land Near Spring Valley and South Main Up For Sale

You may have noticed some construction activity near the corner of Spring Valley Road and South Main Street in Farmville. That land had been previously owned by Charles R. Shorter, but now it’s being cleared for the potential of retail development. Town Manager Gerald Spates told the Farmville Herald that the landowner is actively looking to get a business to … Read More

Rice Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Child, Producing Child Pornography

A RICE MAN IS BEHIND BARS, FACING CHILD SEX CHARGES. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… 29-YEAR-OLD PARKER LAMAR ORFIELD WAS ARRESTED FRIDAY ON CHARGES OF AGGRAVATED SEXUAL BATTERY, INDECENT LIBERTIES BY A CUSTODIAN AND PRODUCTION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY. THE PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE STARTED INVESTIGATING APRIL 6th AFTER ORFIELD WAS INITIALLY ACCUSED OF SEXUALLY ASSAULTING A 7-YEAR-OLD GIRL. WE’RE … Read More

Prince Edward Deputy Graduates Forensic Science Academy

The Virginia Forensic Science Academt has finished its 91st session and Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Office is announcing that Investigator Sarah Coen has succeffully met all requirement and is now a graduate of the academy. The Academy;s objective is to provide high-level training to qualified crime scene officers. Law Enforcement personnel learn to properly recognize, document, collect, and preserve physical … Read More