Morris Earns 4th Championship Ring

Prince Edward County Public School athlete, Makayla Morris was awarded a State Championship Ring for winning the Class II Track and Field in the category of High Jump. A small ceremony for Makayla was held during halftime of the December 3rd Home Opener of our Men’s Basketball Season. Coach James Baker presented Makayla with her ring at half court alongside … Read More

United Way of PEC Reaches Tier 2 Of Fundraising Goal

The local United Way is proud to announce it has reached the second tier of its fundraising goal. The United Way of Prince Edward County has raised just over 26-thousand dollars. It’s total goal is 65-thousand dollars. The second of five stars was posted recently on the large sign in front of Citizens Bank and Trust. The United Way helps … Read More

Davis GMC Supports Prince Edward Christmas Mother

The Prince Edward Christmas Mother organization is grateful to Davis GMC for their generous donation to the Prince Edward Christmas Mother organization!  The mission of the Prince Edward County Christmas Mother is to serve children under eighteen years old and 18 year old children still in high school or completing a high school curriculum through providing toys, books and other gift items during the winter holiday season.  Prince Edward Christmas Mother is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that … Read More

Longwood women’s basketball team does tai chi

The serenity of the music and the slow, gentle motions of the participants doing Tai Chi this evening went together. So it is striking that just minutes before the participants – the Longwood University women’s basketball team – were on the court practicing, cutting hard to the basket, jockeying for position, and pushing to excel. But was then; this was … Read More

CVEC Awarded “Habitat Partners Certificate” from the VA Department of Game and Inland Fisheries

Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) performs extensive work each year to cut and maintain rights-of-way for new and existing electric lines along its 4,500-mile system. Well-maintained rights-of-way are essential to providing reliable and safe electric service as well as ideal habitats for wildlife and low-growth vegetation. Recently, CVEC was awarded a “Habitat Partners© Certificate” from the Virginia Department of Game … Read More

Public Hearing On Solar Farm Next Week

Also in Charlotte County, the board of supervisors will hold a public hearing next week on a proposed solar farm near Red House. The meeting is scheduled for December 11th. The plans call for a solar farm similar to the Moody Creek project about seven miles from the town of Phenix, near Route 727 and Route 615.

Keysville Business Targeted In Attempted Burglary

Charlotte County authorities continue looking into an attempted burglary that took place at a business called Rebel Sporting Goods in Keysville. The sheriff’s department says the break-in happened early on the morning of November 27th. Anyone with inforamtion is urged to contact the CHarlotte COunty SHeriff’s Office at 434-542-5141.

Longwood’s New Admissions Building Now Open

The new admissions building at Longwood University is now open. According to a statement freom Longwood said that the building offers stunning views of Longwood’s famous rotunda. Radcliff Hall was also recently dedicated in honor of Marianne Radcliff, whose tireless work and advocacy led to investments in the campus. Radcliff is a 1992 graduate of Longwood and, according to President … Read More

CVEC Linemen Power Bolivian Communities

Central Virginia Electric Cooperative has a strong track record of commitment to its community. Now, that community extends 4,000 miles to the south. That’s because three CVEC linemen were instrumental in bringing electricity for the first time to five tiny villages in Bolivia as part of an international electrification project. Josh Golladay, Jason Purvis and Allan Thacker said the 17-day … Read More