PEC Commissioner of Revenue Office Hours Changing

The Prince Edward County Commissioner of Revenue Office will have new hours in which it will be open to the public. Effective December 2, 2019, the office will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Commissioner of Revenue Office will be closed on Friday, December 13, 2019 for new officer training. The office will reopen to the public … Read More

Feeding Farmville Still Needs Drivers Thursday

A project called Feeding Farmville is looking for some local support. The community project will deliver around 800 meals on Thanksgiving Day. The meals are all set. They just need help delivering them. All deliveries are made in teams of two, so they’re asking for drivers and companions. VOlunteers are needed at St. Johns Lutheran Church, 1301 Milnwood Road in … Read More

EAGLES CELEBRATE VETERANS DAY AT PEC MIDDLE SCHOOL

On Monday, November 11, Prince Edward students hosted area veterans at the middle school’s annual Veterans Day Celebration. Each year, the Prince Edward County Middle School chapter of the National Junior Honor Society hosts this event. Under the supervision of their advisor, Civics and Economics teacher Mr. Adam Wolf, these students coordinate a ceremony to honor local heroes’ sacrifices. Following … Read More

FARMVILLE LIONS CLUB HOSTS VISION SCREENING AT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

On Monday, November 18, Farmville Lions Club offered vision screenings for students at Prince Edward County Elementary School (PECES). Thanks to the generosity of the club, over 200 students received screenings. PECES already provides vision screenings for kindergarten and third-grade students; however, the Lions supplemented this care by providing services for Pre-K, first-, second-, and fourth-grade students. The Lions also … Read More

PRINCE EDWARD MIDDLE SCHOOL GIVES BACK THIS THANKSGIVING

Prince Edward County Middle School partnered with the Prince Edward County Department of Social Services to locate six families that may be in need of a Thanksgiving meal this year.  Each grade level, the resource department and the office staff  took a family and created giant Thanksgiving gift baskets to give to these 6 families.  They provided full meals including … Read More

Piedmont Senior Resources Share The Love Event

Piedmont Senior Resources is looking for donations of items to give to local senior citizens who might not be able to get out of their home. PSR will accept toiletry items like tooth brushes and toothpaste, soap, deodorant, and shampoo. They’ll also take clothing items, as well as hats and gloves. For a $50 cash donation, PSR will even buy … Read More

United Way Fundraising Goal

The United Way of Prince Edward County has already raised over $26,000 toward its $65,000 goal. Members of the United Way board of director’s posed with the second of five stars tracking their fundraising on the board in front of Citizens Bank & Trust. Standing left to right are: Jennifer Kinne, Sherre Atkins, Kerry Mossler, Jamie C. Ruff, Rucker Snead, … Read More

Blood Drive at St. Johns Lutheran Church

St. John’s Lutheran Church, will be hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday, December 26th, 2019. The drive will be held from 1:00 pm-6:00 pm, at St. John’s Lutheran Church at 1301 Milnwood Road, in Farmville VA.

Beth Macy to Speak at Longwood University

New York Times best-selling author Beth Macy will be at Longwood in January to deliver a President’s Lecture Series talk. Her latest book, Dopesick, is the award-winning story of how the nation’s opioid crisis took root, based on her 30 years of reporting in southwest Virginia communities. She will be on campus on January 23. http://www.longwood.edu/news/2019/new-york-times-best-selling-author-beth-macy/

55 PEHS Students Awarded Academic Jackets

55 Prince Edward County Public School (PECPS) seniors were awarded Academic Jackets at the annual Academic Banquet on November 19. A long-standing tradition at PECPS, students earn an academic jacket by receiving a 3.2 cumulative GPA at the end of their junior year. We are so excited to note that this is 50% of our senior class!  Wow!  What an accomplishment!  We … Read More