ALDRICH UNVAILS LWU MEN’S BASKETBALL NON-CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

In year one under head coach Griff Aldrich, Longwood used its non-conference schedule to set the tone for a breakout 2018-19 season that included a historic postseason bid and the second-most wins of the program’s 15-year Division I era.   In the follow-up to that coming-out party, the new-look Lancers will navigate a 13-game non-conference schedule in 2019-20 that sends … Read More

Moton Museum Hosts Twitty Styles

The Robert Russa Moton Museum (Moton) is proud to present author, educator, and philanthropist Dr. Twitty J. Styles Ph.D. who will give a talk as part of the Moton Author Series. Dr. Styles will be at the Moton Museum on Friday, September 6th, at 4:30 p.m. to give a talk and sign copies of his new book, Son of Prince … Read More

Pamplin Barn Destroyed By Fire Overnight

Firefighters have been busy near Pamplin, as a barn is destroyed in the 1200 block of Little Cub Road. Someone called Appomatox dispatchers at about 11:00 Monday night to report they could see flames coming from a wooded area. The caller stated that it appeared the barn was already engulfed. Pamplin Fire Chief Shane Richardson, who lives nearby, said he … Read More

Buckingham County Boy Killed In Route 15 Crash

We begin in Buckingham County, wehere Virginia State Troopers are investigating a tragic crash. It actually happened on August 11th at about 3:30 in the morning on Route 15 near Route 672, just north of the Arvonia community. A statement from VSP Spokesperson Corinne Geller says a 2007 Chevy Uplander was headed west onf 672 when it collided with a … Read More

Farmville Habitat for Humanity Pig Roast Next Month

THERE’S A PIG ROAST NEXT MONTH TO BENEFIT HABITAT FOR HUMANITY. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… THE FARMVILLE AREA HABITAT FOR HUMANITY PIG ROAST IS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14th — FROM 5-30 TO 8-30 — AT THE FARMVILLE COMMUNITY MARKETPLACE ON NORTH STREET. THE FISHIN’ PIG WILL BE SERVING PORK — OF COURSE — IN ADDITION TO FRESH FRIED PORK RINDS, … Read More

Longwood’s Beach Retires

Col. Bob Beach, who since 2007 has led the police department at Longwood, announced today that he will embark on a well-deserved retirement after this academic year, which will mark his 50th year in law enforcement. Under Chief’s leadership, the LUPD transformed completely into the professional, accredited department that it is today. He’s implemented an extraordinary number of changes, notably … Read More

James River gets Buckingham Chamber Pride

The Dillwyn location of James River Equipment is the August recipient of the Buckingham Chamber of Commerce’s Community Pride Award. “As we’ve said before, small businesses are the backbone of the economy of this county and region,” said Thomas Jordan Miles III, Chairman of the Community Pride Award Committee. “James River Equipment offers much-needed service and stock and inventory to those … Read More

Tree-Destroying Beetle Discovered In Henrico County

The Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) has confirmed that the emerald ash borer (EAB) has infested ash trees in Henrico County. Many beetles were found on traps placed along the nature trails at Crump Park and Three Lakes Park, indicating the population of EAB in the county is already high. One of the most destructive forest pests to ever invade … Read More

Bike VA 2020 Tour to Feature 1,600 Cyclists

The Bike Virginia Tour is pleased to partner with the Farmville-Prince Edward County Virginia region for the 2020annual tour, the 33rd year of the event. Farmville last hosted the event in 1997, and previously for the very first year of the tour in 1988. The 2019 event was held in Woodstock and Harrisonburg Virginia. The next Bike Virginia Tour will … Read More

Chamber Awards August “Looking Our Best”

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce is please to announce the recipient of the August Looking Our Best award!  Congratulations to Caryn Kayton and The Salem Chapel and Event Venue located at 327 Rice’s Depot Road in Rice.  What a beautiful transformation! Pictured: Anne Tyler Paulek, Joy Stump, Kerry Mossler, Emily Perkins, Kate Eggleston, Brandon Hennessey, Caryn Kayton, Jennifer Newcomb, … Read More