Drakes Branch To Get New City Building

Town leaders in Drakes Branch are moving forward with building a brand new city building. Svereal options were discussed at the August 5th meeting, including the town buying the former First Citizens Bank Building. In the end, the town council voted to go forward in building a brand new facility. The 700-thousand dollar cost of the facility would be shared … Read More

New Century Hospice in Farmville Holding Food Drive

THERE’S A FOOD DRIVE THIS WEEK TO HELP SENIORS ACROSS THE HEART OF VIRGINIA. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… NEW CENTURY HOSPICE IN FARMVILLE…HOLDING ITS 15th ANNUAL FOOD DRIVE…BENEFITING PIEDMONT SENIOR RESOURCES AREA AGENCY ON AGING. THROUGHOUT THE MONTH OF AUGUST, NEW CENTURY IS COLLECTING NON-PERISHABLE FOOD, HOUSEHOLD AND PERSONAL CARE ITEMS. THE COLLECTED ITEMS WILL BE USED IN THIS … Read More

VSP CAPTAIN PROMOTED TO EXECUTIVE STAFF

Effective Aug. 10, 2019, Virginia State Police Captain Tricia W. Powers joins the Department’s Executive Staff as a Deputy Director of the Bureau of Administrative and Support Services (BASS). State police Superintendent, Colonel Gary T. Settle, promoted Powers to the rank of major following the retirement of BASS Deputy Director, Major Lehew W. Miller III. Powers has been serving as … Read More

Barksdale Wine Fest Draws Near

Barksdale Cancer Foundation is busy finalizing plans for its second annual wine festival, “Miss Janie Sit & Sip”, to be held on Saturday, October 5, at the Gil-Har House in Phenix. Located at 6447 Patrick Henry Hwy., the event will last from 1-7 p.m. House tours will be offered throughout the day. We are so excited to be bringing two … Read More

PE Co. Elementary Awarded Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Grant

Prince Edward County Elementary School has been awarded a Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) USDA Grant for the 2019-2020 school year! Our elementary school is among 149 Virginia elementary schools selected to participate. Beginning September 3, 2019, a fresh fruit or vegetable snack will be provided for all students in the elementary school at least four days per week. … Read More

Lions Park to be Dedicated Saturday at Wilck’s Lake

THE GRAND OPENING FOR THE NEW LIONS CLUB PARK AT WILCK’S LAKE IS THIS WEEKEND. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… CHRIS BOLT IS A MEMBER OF THE FARMVILLE LIONS CLUB…HE SAYS THE PARK IS GEARED TOWARD KIDS AGES FIVE TO TWELVE… (CUT) THERE’S A DEDICATION CEREMONY PLANNED FOR 10-30 SATURDAY MORNING.

PEC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AWARDED FRESH FRUIT AND VEGETABLE GRANT

Prince Edward County Elementary School has been awarded a Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) USDA Grant for the 2019-2020 school year! Our elementary school is among 149 Virginia elementary schools selected to participate. Beginning September 3, 2019, a fresh fruit or vegetable snack will be provided for all students in the elementary school at least four days per week. … Read More

PEC AFTERNOON SCHOOL ACTIVITIES CANCELED

Due to the threat of severe weather, all Prince Edward County Public School afternoon activities are canceled today Tuesday, August 13th. Jane M. Lee Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent PECPS 35 Eagle Drive Farmville, VA  23901 434-315-2151

High Bridge Trail State Park To Open Late This Friday

High Bridge Trail State Park will be open late this Friday night, welcoiming visitors to view the full moon. The park will open for late hours from 8:30 to 11pm and an interpreter will be available on the bridge to help identify nocturnal animals by sound. The park reminds bike riders that bicycles must be equipped with proper nighttime headlights … Read More

Cooper-Jones Files To Run Again For PEC Board of Supervisors

In election news, Pattie Cooper-Jones has filed to seek re-election to the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors. She currently represents the 801 Farmville seat. If elected, she would serve her fourth term. Cooper-Jones has been a resident of Prince Edward County for 36 years and has worked for Parkview Garden Apartments during all of that time. In her three … Read More