Giles Resigns As Cumberland Administrator

Cumberland County Administrator Vivian Seay Giles has resigned her position. Giles gave a resignation letter to the county board of supervisors on Tuesday, according to the Farmville Herald. Board Chairm,an David Meinhard said Giles gave a 90 day notice and reported in the letter that she had taken a new job outside of Cumberland County.

Centra Health Claims Third Party Audit Shows No Inappropriate Actions By Tibbs

In response to a civil lawsuit filed again the former CEO of Central Health, the company now says that an independent audit showed that there was “no evidence” that former CEO E.W. Tibbs ever engaged in inappropriate conduct or behavior during his time at Centra. A lawsuit filed by Stephanie Hale alleges that Tibbs sexually assaulted and solicited the former … Read More

Brock Donates $15M to Longwood University

Longwood University is getting a huge financial windfall. In a statement issued Wednesday, Longwood University announced that it will receive it’s largest donation ever of 15-million dollars. The donation is said to come from Joan Brock, who is a Longwood University class of 1964 graduate. The money will be used to build a new convocation and events center on campus … Read More

Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce April Looking Our Best

Congratulations to The Hotel Weyanoke for winning the Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce Looking Our Best award for April. The renovation of this hotel has really put Farmville on the map and we are thrilled to give this award! Pictured L-R: Ilsa Loeser, Emily Pilk, Brandon Hennessey, Kayla Hogues, RJ Adkins, Elaina Hill, John Shideler, Linda Cheyne, Adam Reams, Joy … Read More

Chamber recognizes Kyanite as good stewards of the community

Kyanite Mining Corp. was recognized Monday for the businesses’ efforts in keeping the roadways across Buckingham County clean and litter-free. The Buckingham Chamber of Commerce bestowed its Community Pride Award for the month of April to Kyanite Mining, one of Buckingham’s largest employers. This is the first time this year the award, which seeks to commend and recognizes businesses for … Read More

Eagles Soar into Scientific Achievement

In recent weeks, Prince Edward Middle School (PECMS) students have earned high achievements at school and district Science Fairs. At the school-level Science Fair, several PECMS students earned purple ribbons in recognition of their projects’ perfect scores. These students include fifth-grader Ava Tibbs; sixth-graders Avery Ivers, Gabe Leonard, Nina Davis, Jake Magin, and Josh Ragland; and seventh-grader Elizabeth McElfresh. After … Read More

New Fiber Internet Option Has 750 Customers And Growing

CVEC has announced that 750 customers have signed up so far for broadband internet service offered by subsidiary Firefly Fiber. Due to state laws, CVEC cannot offer internet services, so it created the subsidiary and will pump profts back into the business to serve customers. So far, the service can reach up to 16-hundred homes and businesses beginning at Bent … Read More

Appomattox Campaign Wraps Up This Weekend

VIRGINIA STATE PARKS ARE RETELLING THE FINAL DAYS OF THE APPOMATTOX CAMPAIGN OF THE CIVIL WAR THIS WEEK. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… SINCE MARCH 30th MULTIPLE STATE PARKS HAVE HELD EVENTS…CHRONICLING ROBERT E LEE’S RETREAT TO APPOMATTOX WHERE THE TREATY WITH ULYSSES S GRANT…BRINGING THE CIVIL WAR TO AN END IN 1865. DANIEL JORDAN IS MANAGER OF HIGH BRIDGE … Read More

Charlotte County Man & Woman Arrested After Barricade Situation

A CHarlotte COunty man and woman are now jailed after a Tri-County drug and gang task force raid. A statement from VSP SPokesperson Corinne Geller says the task force responded to tips that a man wanted in Charlotte County was visiting a friend at a home in the 2600 block of Double Bridges Road in Lunenburg County. When law enforcement … Read More

Kyanite Mining Receives Litter-Free Award

Kyanite Mining Corporation has been recognized for its business efforts in keeping the roadways across Buckingham County clean and litter-free. The Buckingham Chamber of Commerce bestowed its Community Pride Award for the month of April to Kyanite Mining, one of Buckingham’s largest employers. This is the first time this year the award, which seeks to commend and recognizes businesses for … Read More