President’s Day Holiday to Impact Farmville Garbage Collection

PRESIDENT’S DAY IS MONDAY AND FARMVILLE’S GARBAGE COLLECTION WILL BE AFFECTED. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR ROBIN ADKINS SAYS THERE WILL BE NO GARBAGE COLLECTION OF ANY KIND ON MONDAY… (CUT) ADKINS SAYS REGULAR COLLECTIONS ROUTES WILL RESUME ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25th.

VA. STATE POLICE GRADUATES 129TH GENERATION OF NEW TROOPERS

VIRGINIA STATE POLICE GRADUATES 129TH GENERATION OF NEW TROOPERS             RICHMOND – On Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, the Commonwealth will graduate its 129th generation of Virginia State Troopers. The 80 new troopers will be presented their diplomas during commencement exercises at 10 a.m. at the State Police Training Academy located at 7700 Midlothian Turnpike in North Chesterfield County. Governor Ralph … Read More

PECHS Scholastic Bowl Team Finishes Strong

The Prince Edward County high school Scholastic Bowl team recently ended their season with the team’s fifth consecutive trip to the Virginia 2A regional competition. The team’s regular season record was 9 wins and 3 losses in a season shortened by weather events. The team took second place to Randolph-Henry high school in the conference tournament to advance to regionals. … Read More

Monday Crash Leaves Keysville Woman Dead

Tragedy ion Charlotte County Monday, where Virginia State Police are looking into a deadly crash. It happened Monday at about 10am on Route 15 about a mile south of Route 680. A statement from VSP Sppokesperson Corinne Geller says a 1996 Dodge Caravan was headed saouth on Route 15 when it corssed the center line and struck a northbound Ford … Read More

4-H Participants Make Duck Decoys

The Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center, located in Appomattox County, hosted the Natural Resource Education Weekend event on February 2-3, 2019. At one of the event’s night time activities, kids and adults learned to create a unique duck decoy from wood and a crabpot buoy. Thirty kids and five adults sanded, assembled and painted Goldeneye, Redhead and Bluebill duck decoys … Read More

Sams Files To Run For Appomattox Sheriff

In Appomatotox County, one of the county’s deputies wants his boss’s job. Deputy Christopher Sams has filed to run for sheriff. SHeriff Barry Letterman ha ssaid he plans to retyire at the end of the year. Sams issued a statement late last week that said he has a vested interest in the community’s future after serving 22 years as a … Read More

Another Bomb Threat Causes CMS To Evacuate

Another bomb threat caused a dispruption at Charlotte County’s Central Middle School Monday. STudents were moved to Randolph-Henry High School as authoritie sconducted an extensive search of the Middle School building. STudents remained there until dsismissal just after 2pm. CMS does believe the bomb threat yesterday was another prank similar to last week’s incident. The administrtaion issued a harsher statement … Read More

Farmville Police Department Now Hiring

THE FARMVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT IS HIRING. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… THE TOWN…WORKING TO FILL SEVERAL CURRENT AND FUTURE OPENINGS WITHIN THE POLICE DEPARTMENT. IN ORDER TO APPLY, YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 21 WITH A VALID VIRGINIA DRIVERS LICENSE. YOU’LL NEED AT LEAST A GED OR HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA AND FREE OF ANY RECENT FELONY OR MISDEMEANOR CONVICTIONS. ALL … Read More

Centra Southside Restricting Visitors Due To Flu Outbreak

There are now some visitation guidelines in effect at Centra Southside in Farmville because of the flu outbreak. In a statement, Centra says it is restricting visitatioon in order to curb the spread of the flu virus among not only patients, but the general publiuc, as well. Visitation is now limited to only health adults. If you are experiencing any … Read More

Home In Rice A Complete Loss After Fire

A home in Rice is a total loss after a fire on Wednesday. Firefighters raced to 345 Thompson Road and found the fire already had consumed much of the home. Rice, Farmville, and Burkeville volunteers all responded in the effort. The cause ofg the fire remains under investigation, and one person… a resident of the home… was treated for minor … Read More