VDOT Hosting Public Hearing Thursday in Buckingham

THE VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION IS HOSTING A PUBLIC HEARING THIS WEEK IN BUCKINGHAM. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… THE HEARING WILL BE HELD THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT THE BUCKINGHAM AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES NETWORK BUILDING… (cut) PAULA JONES IS V-DOT’S COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER… (cut) THE HEARING RUNS THURSDAY FROM 4-TO-6…IT’S OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

New Information Regarding Colonial Pileine Leak Near Cumberland County

We’re learning a little bit more about the May 3rd leak that caused some concern at Colonial Pipeline’s Mitchell Junction Facility in Columbia, along the northern Cumberland County border. According to a statement from Colonial Pipeline, three gallons of gasoline was released. Colonial Spokesperson Steve Baker told the Farmville Herald that the leak was caused by a previous crack that … Read More

Ast. Coach Added To Longwood Women’s Basketball Staff

And a quick sports note… Longwood University head women’s basketball coach Rebecca Tillett has announced the addition of Jessica Olmstead as an assistant coach. Tillett and Olmstead have previously worked together, building FOrest Park High School’g girls basketball team into a Virginia powerhouse. Olmstead is a 10 year coaching veteran and joins Coach Maeve Gallagher as an assistant on the … Read More

Rep. Tom Garrett Holding Office Hours Tuesday

CONGRESSMAN TOM GARRETT WILL BE HOLDING OFFICE HOURS IN FARMVILLE THIS WEEK. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… GARRETT…HOLDING MOBILE OFFICE HOURS IN PRINCE EDWARD, CHARLOTTE AND HALIFAX COUNTIES ON TUESDAY. HIS FIRST OFFICE HOURS WILL BE FROM 10-TO-11-30 INSIDE THE MEETING ROOM OF THE CENTRAL VIRGINIA REGIONAL LIBRARY FARMVILLE BRANCH ON WEST THIRD STREET. CONSTITUENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO SHARE THEIR … Read More

VSP HONOR ITS FALLEN DURING ANNUAL MEMORIAL SERVICE

RICHMOND – The men and women of the Virginia State Police and their families will gather together Tuesday, May 22, 2018, to honor all public safety professionals who have given the ultimate sacrifice in their service to the Commonwealth of Virginia. During the 2018 Virginia State Police Law Enforcement Memorial Service, special recognition will be given to those Virginia State … Read More

Farmville Garbage Route Changes for Memorial Day

With Monday, May 28th being Memorial Day there will be no residential or business garbage pickup, cardboard pickup or miscellaneous/brush pickup on this day.  Monday and Tuesdays residential garbage will be picked up on Tuesday, May 29th.  Please have your rollouts at the curb by 7:00 am that morning.  Business garbage and cardboard will be picked up on Tuesday and … Read More

United Way Releases Its ALICE Report

THE UNITED WAY OF PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY IS OUT WITH ITS ALICE REPORT. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… VICE PRESIDENT LONNIE CALHOUN SAYS THE PURPOSE OF THE ALICE REPORT IS TO IDENTIFY THE HEART OF VIRGINIA’S WORKING POOR… (cut) CALHOUN SAYS HE PLANS TO USE THE REPORT TO WORK WITH PARTNER AGENCIES TO GET RESOURCES AND SERVICES TO THE PEOPLE … Read More

May Farmville Chamber Lunch

Every business, no matter its size, has a story to tell. This was the message Ilsa Loeser, Founder and Principal of Letterpress Communications, shared with the Farmville Area Chamber members who attended the monthly meeting held at The Woodland on 5/14/18.  Ilsa Loeser is an award winning writer who has spent years developing her craft of telling stories. Ilsa pared … Read More

New Name In Hat To Run For Cumberland Court Clerk

A new name is in the hat for Cumberland County Court Clerk. George Lee Dowdy recently announced that he will run for the post. A special election will be held November 6th. Deidra Martin will also run in the special election. Martin was recently appointed interim court clerk to fill the remainder of an unexpired term. Dowdy is a lifetime … Read More

Meherrin Woman Killed In Crash With School Bus

VSP troopers are investigating a deadly crash in Prince Edward COunty that involved a Cumberland County school bus. A statement from VSP SPokesperson Corinne Geller says that the crash happened Tuesday afternoon on Route 15, just to the north of Route 701. A 2014 Chevy Captiva was headed south on Route 15 when it corssed the center line and struck … Read More