Jordan Miles has joined a team dedicated to helping care for seniors across the Heart of Virginia. Miles has been named nutrition and transportation manager at Piedmont Senior Resources Area Agency on Aging (PSRAAA), located in its new offices at 1413 South Main Street in the Shoppes at College Park in Farmville. Miles, the former managing editor and journalist for … Read More

Appomattox Co Public Schools Participate in Great Shakeout

On Thursday October 19, 2017, all Appomattox County Public Schools successfully participated in the Great Shakeout of 2017. The Great Shakeout is a nationwide earthquake drill in which thousands of schools, colleges, businesses, neighborhood groups, and even individuals, participate in every year. These drills are held to raise awareness of what to do in case an earthquake occurs in our … Read More


Among sixteen new historical markers recently approved for placement along Virginia roads will be signs that highlight two taverns dating to the colonial era, an influential Baptist preacher on the Eastern Shore, three cemeteries, a Confederate general, a folk artist who began her career at age 61, and African American education and civil rights history during the 20th century. Markers … Read More

Prince Edward County Islamic Center Vandalized Again

The Islamic Center of Prince Edward County has been the site of another vandalism. According to Farmville Police, this is the second time in the past month that vandals have defaced the facility. The latest incident was reported at about 7am Wednesday, where officers found the word NO spray painted in black capital letters. Center Spokesperson Khalil Latif told the … Read More

Appomattox Co. Marching Raiders Named Grand Champions

Appomattox County Public Schools is proud to announce that on Saturday, October 14, 2017, the Appomattox County Marching Raiders received the Grand Champion Trophy at the 34th Annual Baron Invitational.  This band competition was held at Bluestone High School in Skipwith, Virginia.  The Marching Raiders have competed in this invitational for several years.  This Saturday was a first in the … Read More

PEHS King and Queen

Prince Edward County High School is pleased to announce the 2017 Homecoming King and Queen. Amanda Critzer and Zion Lewis were crowned during our amazing halftime ceremony on Friday, October 13th.  Zion is a member of the football team and track team (state champion), yearbook staff, FBLA, Young Life. Amanda is a member of the Medford Basketball Team and yearbook … Read More

PEHS Marching Band Makes History

Our Marching Band attended their first competition of the season on October 7th. For the first time in Prince Edward’s history the Prince Edward Marching Eagles won their class and almost every single category! Awards were as follows!! 1st Place Drum Major 1st Place Percussion 1st Place Visuals 1st Place Music 2nd Place Guard 1st row left to right: Kelly … Read More


The VHSL Regional Award of Merit for Coaches is awarded to individuals who have had a positive impact on high school athletic and activity programs at the school, district, regional or state level. Coach James Baker has coached at Prince Edward County High School for 40 years. He is a role model for our students. His hard work, dedication, loyalty, … Read More

PEHS Honors SOL Students

On Thursday, October 12th, the high school administration honored the students that scored a 600 on a SOL test during the 2016-2017 school year with a breakfast. The students ate breakfast with the high school administrative team and were awarded certificates. Students names from left to right as pictured in “600 Breakfast” photo. Tiba Hamza – Algebra II Biology World … Read More

YMCA; October Looking Our Best Award

Recent renovations and upgrades earns The Southside Family YMCA the October “Looking Our Best” award from The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce. Dozens turned out for the presentation!