PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK STAFF AWARD

The Jostens annual Look Book, which celebrates outstanding yearbooks from around the world, has just been released, and the 2018 PECHS Eagle achieved the overall status of Honorable Mention, out of thousands of yearbooks that were submitted.  A handful of Virginia schools were honored with the status of Excellence, and only eight Virginia schools were chosen for Honorable Mention, most … Read More

PE Co. High School Yearbook Staff Receives Award

The Jostens annual Look Book, which celebrates outstanding yearbooks from around the world, has just been released, and the 2018 PECHS Eagle achieved the overall status of Honorable Mention, out of thousands of yearbooks that were submitted. A handful of Virginia schools were honored with the status of Excellence, and only eight Virginia schools were chosen for Honorable Mention, most … Read More

Garbage Collections Changes Due To Easter Holiday

Some changes in the garbage routes due to the upcoming Easter holiday in Farmville. A statement from the town syas there will be no residential or business collection, no cardboard, and no miscellaneous collections on April 22nd. Mondays and Tuesday routes will both be picked up on Tuesday, the 23rd, so the town asks that those residents have their carts … Read More

PECPS STEM Coordinator Wins Prestigious Award

The STEM Coordinator for Prince Edward County Public Schools recently received an award at the 13th annual Southside Virginia Regional Technology Cosortium’s Award Banquet. Dr. Tammy Hurt plays a vitally important role in the STEM education of PECPS students, according to a statement from the district. As the division coordinator, she oversees and participates in projects to develop curriculum, resources, … Read More

PE Co. Public Schools STEM Coordinator Receives Award

Dr. Tammy Hurt, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Coordinator for Prince Edward County Schools (PECPS), recently received an award at the 13th Annual Southside Virginia Regional Technology Consortium’s (SVRTC) Award banquet on March 21, 2019. At PECPS, Hurt plays a vitally important role in the STEM education of PECPS students. As the division coordinator, she oversees and participates in … Read More

Epps To Run For PEC Sheriff

ANother name is jumping into the race for Prince Edward County Sheriff. Former deputy Tony Epps says he will run for the post in the November general election. Epps is 53 and a Rice resident. Epps has three grown children with his late wife Paige. His annoucnement says he worked for Prince Edward County from 1987 until 2005, serving as … Read More

Cannonball Run Honors Slain VSP Trooper Lucas Dowell

An annual memorial run that honors fallen law enforcement officers stopped at the Virginia State Police Division Headquarters in Wytheville on Sunday. The stop was to make a formal presentation to the parents of Trooper Lucas Dowell, a Chilhowie native who was gunned down on February 4th in the line of duty. Dowell was assisting with the execution of a … Read More

JUDGE BLANTON HONORED WITH CUNNNGHAM AWARD

Apr 11, 2019 Virginia Legal Aid Society today presented the Joel C. Cunningham, Sr. Award to Judge Richard S. Blanton. VLAS created the award in 2016 to honor those who have strongly promoted access to justice in Virginia’s Tenth Judicial Circuit. The award is named after Judge Cunningham, who retired that year from full-time service but still hears cases and … Read More

P E Co. Public Schools Receive Exxon Grants for Student Projects

Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) recently received three 2018 Educational Alliance grants. The elementary, middle, and high schools will each receive one $500 grant to fund student-centered projects. Jeff Shanaberger of Ellington Energy, Inc. applied for the Educational Alliance grant. Exxon Mobil, who supported the Educational Alliance’s grant project, has a long history of supporting educational programs that benefit … Read More

Eagles Fly High at FCCLA Live Culinary Arts Competition

Prince Edward County High School (PECHS) students recently traveled to Virginia Beach, VA for the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Live Culinary Arts Competition. After competing in the Occupational Division, they earned fifth place. The students in attendance from the PECHS chapter of FCCLA were Jermiah Jennings, Joseph Phelps, and Cody Wooten. According to the FCCLA website, … Read More