Longwood to Offer Classes Taught by Community Members

LONGWOOD UNIVERSITY IS OFFERING A SERIES OF CLASSES TO LOCAL RESIDENTS. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… (cut) CINTY HARRIS IS A CONSULTANT WITH LONGWOOD UNIVERSITY AND DIRECTOR OF THE PROGRAM… (cut) HARRIS SAYS THE CLASSES COVER A VARIETY OF TOPICS… (cut) TO LEARN MORE…VISIT GO DOT LONGWOOD DOT EDU SLASH LLC

Library Receives Hearty Donation

The Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library has received a $1,500 donation from the Friends of the Library organization. The group says they raised the money at the annual Harvest Moon Champgne and Chocolate Gala, which was held back in October. A news release from the Friends group states that the library children’s program offers lots of events, including a story time … Read More

Dillwyn Fields Six Clerk Applicants

The town council in Dillwyn has said that six people have applied for the vacant city clerk position, following the retirement of Peggy Johnson. All of those candidates have been interviewed and the council continues to discuss which candidate to offer the position to. The job is part-time, but has veeb vacant for the past month now. Mayor Linda Veneble … Read More

Downtown Farmville SOUP Event Set for Friday, April 7

THE FARMVILLE DOWNTOWN PARTNERSHIP IS GIVING OUT GRANTS TO THE BEST IDEAS FOR IMPROVING THE COMMUNITY. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… FARMVILLE’S SECOND ANNUAL SOUP EVENT IS PLANNED FOR FRIDAY APRIL 7th. PROGRAM MANAGER JOHN BURTON… (cut) TWO ONE THOUSAND DOLLAR SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE AWARDED. FOR DETAILS, GO TO FARMVILLE DOWNTOWN DOT COM SLASH SOUP.

ATV Crash In Nottoway Cty. Kills Local Teen

We’re also learning of a crash in Nottoway County on Sunday that claimed the life of a teenager. The victim is identified as Janet Driver, a Nottoway County senior who was driving an ATV on Route 713 near Green Bay when it ran off the left side of the roadway and flipped several times. According to a statement from VSP, … Read More

Prince Edward County Supervisors Discuss Proposed Budget

In Prince Edward County, the proposed county budget would increase by about 314-thousand dollars for the upcoming fiscal year. It would also add several new positionswithin the school district. Both the county and the district held a joint meeting last week to discuss how much to pay for those positions, and also the possibility of offering a payraise to current … Read More

VSP Investigating Buckingham County Fatal Accident

WE’RE LEARNING MORE ABOUT A FATAL CRASH FRIDAY NIGHT IN BUCKINGHAM COUNTY. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… 27-YEAR-OLD LANCE DANDRIDGE OF ARVONIA…KILLED FRIDAY NIGHT IN A SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT. SUSAN ROWLAND IS WITH THE VIRGINIA STATE POLICE… (cut-1) ROWLAND SAYS THE CRASH REMAINS UNDER INVESTIGATION…IF YOU KNOW ANYTHING…CALL POLICE.

Dollar General Permit Approved In Prince Edward County

Dollar General now has the green light to move forward with a new store in Prince Edward County. The board of supervisors have approved the special use permit request to allow the store at the corner of Prince Edward Highway and Rice’s Depot Road. The vote was 6-2 in favor of approval. Dr. Odessa Pride and Pattie Cooper-Jones were the … Read More

Motivational Speaker To Lecture At Longwood

Songwriter, author and peace activist David LaMotte will speak Tuesday, March 28, at 7 p.m. in Longwood University’s Wygal Auditorium. The topic of the lecture will be called “Worldchanging 101: Challenging the Myth of Powerlessness.” The title of LaMotte’s talk is drawn from his most recent book, which is being used as a textbook in several colleges and universities in … Read More

Southside Electric Cooperative Offering Scholarships to Area Seniors

SOUTHSIDE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE IS AWARDING SCHOLARSHIPS TO AREA SENIORS. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… THE SOUTHSIDE OPPORTUNITY FUND…AWARDING 1-THOUSAND DOLLAR SCHOLARSHIPS. COMMUNITY RELATIONS COORDINATOR JACCOB MCCANN… (CUT-1) APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT SEC DOT COOP SLASH SCHOLARSHIP. THE SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS 5-PM FRIDAYMARCH 31st.