Third Person Dies From Mecklenburg County Crash

A third person has now died after a tragic crash in Mecklenburg County. Yesterday, we first told you about the crash on Route 47, just south of Twin Drive. A 2010 Buick Enclave was headed southbound when the driver, 64 year-old Julia McInturf, crossed the center line. McInturf, of Chase City, was killed. The driver of the Ford pickup she … Read More

Tree Trimming December 19th & 20th on North Main Street

The Town of Farmville Public Works Department will be trimming trees on December 19th and 20th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The section of North Main Street between the two entrances to West Osborne Road will be blocked for tree trimming of limbs that are high and overhanging North Main Street. Through traffic will be detoured onto West Osborne … Read More


  FARMVILLE — Three entrepreneurs in the Heart of Virginia have pledged $100,000 toward a new foundation that will aid area law enforcement officers in their times of need. The Heart of Virginia Law Enforcement Foundation is in the process of being established as a 501C3 nonprofit entity that will assist law enforcement officers in Farmville, Buckingham, Cumberland and Prince … Read More

Route 20 Scheduled For Safety Upgrades In Buckingham County

Construction is expected to begin in March of next year on upgrades to Route 20 in Buckingham County. VDOT Engineer Scot Shippee recently spoke to the county board of supervisors, telling them that the 5-million dollar project will focus on safety improvements. In the past five years, Shippee said there has been 160 crashes on the 19-mile stretch of Route … Read More

Parade to Honor Appomattox Co. 2017 State Champion Golf and Football Teams

Appomattox County Public Schools is proud to announce a parade to honor the 2017 State Champion Golf and Football Teams will be held Sunday afternoon, December 17, 2017 beginning at 3:00 p.m.  The parade will start in front of the Appomattox County School Board Office (School Administration Building) at 316 Court Street, turn left to proceed down Main Street, turn … Read More

ACHS Football Team Captures 3rd Straight State Championship

The Appomattox County High School (ACHS) Raider Football Team claimed their third straight Virginia High School League (VHSL) State Championship in a hard-fought 38-34 battle at Salem Stadium on Sunday, December 10, 2017 against R.E. Lee. Lee got on the scoreboard first scoring a touchdown with 3 minutes left in the first quarter.  The Raiders took little time in tying … Read More

Rochette’s Awarded Looking Our Best

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce named Rochette’s Florist “Looking Our Best” for December. Their Christmas decorations are amazing inside and out.  They recently build a brand new deck and just in time to show off their abundant holiday decor! Names L-R: Audrey Sillivan, Lago di Patria (the dog), Brad Watson, Ashlee Todt, Anne Tyler Adams, Sydney Allen, Joy Stump, … Read More

Longwood Honors Bands to Perform at 27th Annual Event

The 23rd annual Longwood Honors Jazz Ensemble and the 27th annual Honors Concert Band performances will be held on Friday, January 12, at 7:30 p.m. in Jarman Auditorium at Longwood University. More than 120 outstanding musicians representing 13 area high schools will combine to form these ensembles under the direction of Longwood Department of Music faculty members Dr. Charles Kinzer … Read More

PE Middle School Reaches Out

Prince Edward County Middle School “adopted” C.E. King Middle School in Houston, TX which was severely damaged by Hurricane Harvey.  Students and teachers raised money through jean days, hat days, and donations. Attached is a photo of our group with a check for C. E. King Middle School.  Photo: Front row: Cheryl Tharp, Librarian;  Ashondra Robertson; Brenda Walton, Bookkeeper; Dr. … Read More

Local Cooperative Gives Back $1.48 Million to its Member-Owners

The Board of Directors of Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) recently authorized $1.48 million in capital credit refunds to Cooperative member-owners in December. This is the eighth consecutive year that CVEC has issued capital credit refunds reaching a total of nearly $17 million returned to members. CVEC is a not-for-profit cooperative that allocates any revenues above expenses to its member-owners … Read More