Farmville Grand Illumination Tonight

The Farmville Grand Illumination is happening tonight from 6-8pm. The event will feature lots of activities and refreshments, along with a chorus of “O CHristmas Tree” in honor of the 24-foot tall tree that will be illuminated at the High Bridge Trail Plaza. The Town of Farmville and the Farmville Downtown Partnership are sponsoring the event. Families are encouraged to … Read More

CVEC Substation Permit Approved In Cumberland County

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors has OK’d a conditional use permit for the CVEC substation to help supply power to the Cobbs Creek Reservoir and surrounding homes. The plans had to be re-approved because CVEC proposed moving the substation about 200 feet on property located at 1617 Caretrsville Road. The initial plans were approved in August. CVEC says the … Read More

Advocates Warn Parents to Properly Secure Kids in Car Seats

WITH MILLIONS PLANNING TO HIT THE ROAD FOR THANKSGIVING, ADVOCATES ARE URGING PARENTS TO MAKE SURE THEIR KIDS ARE USING THEIR CAR SEATS PROPERLY. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… INJURY PREVENTION SPECIALIST EMILY GEHRING WITH BUCKLE UP FOR LIFE SAYS THERE ARE WAYS TO MAKE SURE YOUR CHILD IS SECURED PROPERLY… (CUT) ACCORDING TO THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION, … Read More

Farmville Chamber Awards November LOB

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce awarded two business with the November Looking Our Best award. The entrance to the Adams Construction & WC Newman plant at 10632 Prince Edward Highway has really caught our attention. They have done a great job with landscaping and the entrance looks welcoming and inviting. Thank you to both business for Looking Their Best! … Read More

NEW PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM FOR SHERIFF’S DEPT.

At its November 8, 2018 meeting, the Prince Edward Count Board of Supervisors approved a request from Sheriff Wesley Reed for a new public safety communications system for the Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Office. Board Chair Pattie Cooper-Jones said, “Public safety is the highest priority for the Board of Supervisors.  I’m glad we have found the solution that will provide … Read More

Community Meeting In Keysville Planned

A community meeting scheduled for tonight in Keysville will deal with the future of the town’s comprehensive plan. Keysville leaders have been working with the Commonwealth Regional Council in devising a new comprehensive plan. A comp[rehensive plan usually helps guide town leaders in making developmental and other decision over the course of a long period of timne… sometimes as long … Read More

VDOT Working on Various Road Projects in Prince Edward County

ROAD CREWS WILL BE BUSY NEXT WEEK WORKING ON PROJECTS IN PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… WORK CONTINUES ON A PEDESTRIAN TRAIL PROJECT ALONG ROUTE 460 BUSINESS NEAR THE HOSPITAL IN FARMVILLE. ROUTE 600 OVER LITTLE SAYLERS CREEK WILL BE CLOSED FOR REPAIRS. VDOT SAYS DETOURS WILL BE IN PLACE. DELAYS ARE POSSIBLE NEXT WEEK ALONG ROUTE … Read More

Railroad Receives Community Pride Award from BCC

The Buckingham Branch Rail Road (BBRR) has been named the November recipient of the Buckingham Chamber of Commerce’s Community Pride Award. The BBRR, headquartered in Dillwyn, with offices and rail operations across Virginia, recently erected a “LOVE” sign, in tandem with the “Virginia is for Lovers” motto, made of parts of a railroad, train and bridge. During the recent sign … Read More

Seniors Season their Craft Activity

During the week of Nov. 12, seniors at Piedmont Senior Resources Area Agency on Aging’s (PSRAAA) Friendship Cafes created turkeys to take home, brightening their Thanksgivings. The seniors used construction paper and glue, along with little plastic eyes, to create their works of art, just in time for Thanksgiving. “This activity allowed seniors to stimulate their minds while increasing their … Read More

Farmville’s Edward Jones Offices Support Toys for Tots Drive

The Farmville area Edward Jones financial advisors have joined together to support the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program by using their offices as drop-off locations for this year’s toy drive. Local residents may help needy children in the area by bringing in a new, unwrapped toy to any Farmville area office during regular business hours beginning now through … Read More