Buckingham Supervisors Unanimously Grant Second Permit For Solar Generation Station

The Buckingham County Supervisors have given a green light to a second solar power electric generating facility. The plant is expected to cost about 35-million dollars to build, generating enough electricity to power about 33-hundred homes and creating about 13 jobs. The Farmville Herald reports that a company calling itself Buckingham Two Solar was asking the county for a special … Read More

VSP INVESTIGATING FATAL PEDESTRIAN CRASH IN AMHERST COUNTY

Virginia State Police Trooper N.E. Hollandsworth is investigating a fatal pedestrian crash in Amherst County. The crash occurred at 11:50 a.m., on Aug. 19, 2017, on Route 60 at Tudor Hall Drive. William A. Grant, 76, of Waynesboro, Va., was standing the travel lane on Route 60 when he was struck by a 1997 Subaru Legacy. The Subaru was unable … Read More

Teachers at PECHS celebrate Fridays and support local causes

Each Friday Prince Edward County High School teachers can make a donation that allows them to wear jeans and a school spirit shirt. Each month the funds are donated to a local nonprofit. Picture 1:  Mrs. Carter & Ms. Clark Picture 2:  Mrs. Cook & Mrs. Cole Picture 3:  Ms. Crespin & Mrs. Simon

LWU NIGHT WITH THE KICKERS SET FOR AUGUST 26TH

FARMVILLE, Va. – Longwood alumni relations is hosting a Longwood Night with the Kickers Saturday, Aug. 26. Fans interested in the event can sign up by clicking, here. The ticket against the Charleston Battery will get those who sign up Longwood gear, drinks, “skybox” seating and food from Lola’s Cocina. Fans will also have the opportunity to watch former Longwood … Read More

VPS INVESTIGATING FATAL CRASH IN PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY

Virginia State Police Senior Trooper J.T. Fariss is investigating a fatal crash in Prince Edward County. The crash occurred at 1:49 p.m., Aug. 17, 2017, in the 3300 block of Abilene Road. A 2004 Honda was traveling east on Abilene Road when it ran off the right side of the road. The driver overcorrected the vehicle, which caused the Honda … Read More

Deadly Crash Thursday In Prince Edward County

Virginia State Police are investigating a deadly crash in Prince Edward County. It happened just before 2pm Thursday in the 3300 block of Abilene Road, or Route 604, southwest of Farmville. A prepared statement from VSP says that a 2004 Honda was traveling east on Abilene Road when it ran off the right side of the road. The driver overcorrected … Read More

NEW ASSISTANT TOWN MANAGER HAS DIVERSE EXPERIENCE IN LOCAL GOV.

    Farmville, VA – August 17, 2017-The Town of Farmville is proud to announce that C. Scott Davis of Colonial Heights has been hired as Assistant Town Manager. Dr. Davis has a resume heavy in local government experience at various levels and an educational background rich in policy and public administration. Most recently, Dr. Davis served as Director of … Read More

Neighborhood Watch Community Meeting Planned

The Virso Neighborhood Watch will meet tomorrow at 6pm at New Bethel Baptist Church, located on Farmville Road. Guest speaker will be Rick Ewing, the director of the Central Virginia Regional Library. The meeting will also include discussion of annual neighborhood watch community day, which is planned for September 9th. All are welcome.

SOL RESULTS SHOW NEED FOR IMPROVEMENT IN PEC

The Virginia Department of Education released SOL scores today and the results for Prince Edward County show there is room for improvement.  Prince Edward County Elementary School and Prince Edward County Middle School met all SOL benchmarks except in English while Prince Edward County High School met all SOL benchmarks except in mathematics.  In Virginia, elementary and middle schools must … Read More

Farmville Residents Gather For Prayer Service

Farmville residents gathered Sunday for a prayer service following the tragic events in Charlottesville. The prayer servic ewas held in downtown Farmville, at the town’s caboose near Main Street Plaza at High Bridge Trail. The event was organized by Farmville Mayor David Whitus and the pastor of Farmville United Methodist Church. One person was killed and several others were wounded … Read More