Mumps Outbreak Reported At Farmville ICE Center

A mumps outbreak is reported at the Farmville Detention Center, which is an Immigration and Cusatoms Enforcement facility located at 508 Waterworks Road. The Farmville Herald reports that state health officials confirmed the outbreak on Monday About 145 staff members had been vaccinated as of the middle of last week. Five staff members and 17 detainees reportedly have the mumps. … Read More

Gospel Gals To Perform At Rough Creek Presbyterian Church

“The Gospel Gals” will be performing a concert at Rough Creek Presbyterian Church on Sunday, June 30th at 7:00 pm. There will be light refreshments following the concert and all are welcome to attend. The church is located 3 miles north of Phenix on highway 727.

Stars Under the Stars Film Series Starts Friday

THE 22nd SEASON OF THE STARS UNDER THE STARS SUMMER FILM SERIES KICKS OFF FRIDAY NIGHT IN DOWNTOWN FARMVILLE. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… FRIDAY NIGHT’S MOVIE…THE 1984 KEVIN BACON CLASSIC…FOOTLOOSE. GREG SIGAREDUS SITS ON THE STARS UNDER THE STARS COMMITTEE…HE SAYS THE MOVIE STARTS AT DUSK ON THE CRUTE STAGE… (cut) THE FILM IS FREE…WE’RE TOLD DRINKS AND SNACKS … Read More

Twin Lakes State Park To Allow Beach Camping For One Night

Twin Lakes State Park is inviting everyone to camp on the beach Saturday, June 22. Camping is normally permitted only in the campground, the park is making a special exception in celebration of the Great American Campout. A limited number of sites are available, so reservations are recommended. Campsites are sized for large tents and cost $35. Campers will be … Read More

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY BASKETBALL NAMES BRYSON GIBSON NEW ASSISTANT COACH

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, Va. — Hampden-Sydney College first-year head basketball coach Caleb Kimbrough has announced the appointment of Bryson Gibson as the program’s new Assistant Coach.  Gibson served as the director of basketball operations at NCAA Division I Elon University during 2018-19. “I have known Bryson for several years now,” said Kimbrough.  “I recruited him when he was a player at East … Read More

CLASSROOM PERFORMANCE RIVALS ON-FIELD SUCCESS FOR LANCERS IN 2018-19

A Big South championship in softball, top-three conference finishes in field hockey, women’s lacrosse and women’s soccer, and the first Division I postseason appearance and postseason victory for men’s basketball. And that’s only half the story. Matching an on-field performance that was collectively the best of Longwood athletics’ 15-year Division I era, Lancer student-athletes also excelled in the classroom in 2018-19 … Read More

Charlotte Supervisors Seek Replacement

Charlotte County Supervisors are in search of someone to fill a vacant seat on the board. On Thursday, the board unanimously voted to seek a replacement for the Cullen/Red House District seat. ANyone interested in filling the seat who lives in that district ir urged to submit a written letter of interest. The board has until July 1st to fill … Read More

State River Veterinary Clinic Wins Chamber Award

The STate RIver Veterinary CLinic is the recepient of the Buckingham County Chamber Communuty Pride Award for the month of June. In a statement, chairman Jordan Miles the Third said that the community is better because of this ever-expanding business and its staff. A formal presentation will be made this week to the business.

Fresh Boyz Club Hosting Community Dinner

A LOCAL NON-PROFIT IS HOSTING A COMMUNITY DINNER THIS EVENING. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… THE FRESH BOYS CLUB OF FARMVILLE…KICKING OFF THEIR ANNIVERSARY WEEK WITH A FREE COMMUNITY DINNER…WITH A FULL SPREAD… (cut) LOUIS GOULD IS FRESH BOYS CLUB PRESIDENT… (cut) TONIGHT’S DINNER IS FROM 6-TO-8 AT THE HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS.