Flooding Concerns In Heart of Virginia

The Heart of Virginia has seen its share of heavy rainfall as the remnants of Hurricane FLorence moved through the region. As of Tuesday morning, more than 3.7 inches of rain had fallen in the Farmville area. The National Weather Service says the Appomattox River was close to flood stage, at just under 15 feet. It was expected to crest … Read More

Virginia America’s 12th Most Diverse State

ACCORDING TO WALLET HUB, VIRGINIA IS THE 12th MOST DIVERSE STATE IN AMERICA. DARRELL MOODY HAS A CLOSER LOOK AT THE REPORT… (CUT) HOWEVER, ANALYST JILL GONZALEZ SAYS WHEN LOOKING AT VIRGINIA’S RELIGOUS DIVERSITY…THE COMMONWEALTH RANKS 25th… (CUT) CALIFORNIA, TEXAS AND HAWAII TOPPED THE LIST…WHILE VERMONT, MAINE AND WEST VIRGINIA ROUNDED OUT THE BOTTOM.

VSP INVESTIGATING FATAL PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY CRASH

Virginia State Police Trooper M.S. Ollie is investigating a two-vehicle crash in Prince Edward County. The crash occurred Sept. 17, 2018 at 3:06 p.m. on Route 15 less than a mile north of Bayberry Lane. The driver of a 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier lost control of the vehicle and it ran off the right side of Route 15. The driver over-corrected … Read More

Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors Set to Move on New County Attorney

THE PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS WILL MEET THIS AFTERNOON BEHIND CLOSED DOORS. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… CHAIR PERSON PATTY COOPER JONES TELLS ME THEY’RE READY TO MAKE A MOVE… TONIGHT’S MEETING STARTS AT 5-30 INSIDE THE THIRD FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM AT THE PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY COURTHOUSE.

Packed House At ACP Compressor Station Permit Hearing

A Thursday public hearing regarding the Atlantic Coast Pipeline was packed with citizens. The meeting was held at Buckingham County Middle School,, where more than 80 people spoke, most with concerns or outright opposition to the proposed 57-thousand horsepower compressor station that the pipeline needs. The vIrginia Department of Environmental Quality still needs to approve a draft air quality permit … Read More

Charlotte County Appoints New Administrator

Charlotte COunty now has a new county administrator. Daniel Witt was appointed by the County SUpervisors this week and will begin his new job officially on September 24th. Witt has most recently been working in Altavista, Virginia, as that town’s assistant town manager. He holds an undergraduate degree in psychology and a masters degree in public administration from Virginia Tech.

Heartland Business Park Intersection Turn Lanes Installed

If you drive through Keysville, you’ll notice the Heartland Industrial Business Park now has dedicated turn lanes. VDOT SPokesperson Paula Jones told the Charlotte Gazette that the project has been completed ahead of schedule abd under budget. The projected cost in the beginning was estimated to be around 770-thousand dollars, but Jones says that it was decided to scale back … Read More

Town of Farmville Issues Request for Bids for Probation and Parole Office

THE TOWN OF FARMVILLE HAS A REQUEST FOR BIDS OUT TO AREA ARCHITECTS AND ENGINEERS. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… THE TOWN…LOOKING FOR QUALIFIED ARCHITECTS OR ENGINEERS TO PREPARE PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR A PROPOSED 38-HUNDRED SQUARE FOOT ADDITION TO TO THE EXISTING PROBATION AND PAROLE OFFICE IN FARMVILLE. INTERESTED PARTIES WILL NEED TO SUBMIT THREE COPIES OF THE PROPOSALS … Read More

Florence Weakens: Extreme Flooding Still Possible

The Farmville Town Council declared a local emergency last night because of problems that Hurricane Florence could bring. The storm is due to make landfall sometime later today around Wilmington, North Carolina. While the hurricane has weakened in strength, that does not at all mean the situation has become any better. The storm is expected to stall out almost immediately … Read More

Farmville Area Community Emergency Services Building New Facility Next to YMCA

THE FARMVILLE AREA COMMUNITY EMERGENCY SERVICES IS BUILDING A NEW FACITY. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… BRAD WATSON IS DEVELOPMENT CHAIRMAN FOR THE SOUTHSIDE VIRGINIA FAMILY YMCA…HE SAYS THEY GAVE FACES 2-AND-A-HALF ACRES TO BUILD THE FACILITY NEXT DOOR… (cut) IF ALL GOES TO PLAN, CONSTRUCTION OF THE 7-THOUSAND SQUARE FOOT FACILITY SHOULD BE DONE BY MARCH OF 2019.