Five Richmond-Petersburg Area TV Stations Changing Frequencies

Nearly 1,000 television stations nationwide that have or will be transitioning to new frequencies in phases through July 2020. The current transition phase includes five local TV stations in the Richmond-Petersburg area. Viewers in the Richmond-Petersburg area who watch over-the-air television with an antenna will need to rescan their TV to continue receiving these local channels. The reason why television stations … Read More

PECPS Partners With Piedmont Senior Resources For Fundraiser

Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) just announced its newest community partnership with Piedmont Senior Resources. PECPS and Piedmont Senior Resources have already begun their first collaborative efforts. The FLIGHT SQUAD Basketball Game is a fundraiser to benefit Piedmont Senior Resources and the PECPS After-Prom. FLIGHT SQUAD is a premier exhibition basketball team consisting of former professional athletes and Division … Read More

PECES to Host Readers are Leaders Literacy Event

In partnership with the Cummins Leadership Foundation, Prince Edward Elementary School (PECES) will host the Readers are Leaders Literacy Event on Thursday, February 20. This Black History Month event will be held in the Elementary School cafeteria. Following a free family dinner, attendees can enjoy games, live readings, free gifts, and more. Dr. Maurice Smith, Assistant Principal of Prince Edward … Read More

Buckingham Chamber Ribbon Cutting Ceremony For Local Business

The Buckingham Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Corner Coffee Junction in Dillwyn, held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new business on Main Street in Dillwyn. “The Chamber is proud to assist and advocate for small business growth and creation,” said Chamber Vice President Thomas Jordan Miles III, who also serves as the representative … Read More

Scam Alert for Farmville Area Chamber Businesses

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce has been notified that someone claiming to be Town Square Publications is calling members and demanding they renew for a new community guide. The Farmville Chamber says, “we are NOT doing a community guide at this time. You do not need to renew. If someone calls you and says that we are, do not … Read More

Longwood Alum Comes Back to Campus for Workshop

On February 21st, Longwood’s own Ransford Doherty, Class of 97, will be on campus for the day.  He will be on WFLO’s Call Flo Show in the morning and will also be presenting a workshop titled:  “Overnight success? A reality check (that won’t bounce)” about the acting business! A practical guide on the steps artists need to take in order … Read More

Farmville Town Council 2/12

The next Farmville Town COuncil meeting is coming up on February 12th at 10am in the city council chambers. The public agenda lists an item by town treasurer Carol Anne Seal, who will present a report on an emergency services grant, which the town applied for. In order to receive the 12-thousand dollar grant, the town must spend twice that … Read More

New York choreographer sets the stage for Longwood’s production of Chicago

The theatre stage at Longwood this spring will feature a unique mix of pop-culture favorites—from an expertly choreographed “All That Jazz” number to a laughter-inducing Sherlock Holmes mystery. The Longwood Theatre spring season kicks off with Chicago, directed by Lacy Klinger, assistant professor of acting and voice, and movement. Marisa Kirby, a New York City-based performer and choreographer, was on … Read More

Booker Family Deaths Ruled Accidental

A final report has been released regarding a tragic fire in Buckingham County that left a family dead. The Chief Medical Officer has ruled that Earl and Colette Booker, and their 10 year old son Nayquarius, died because of smoke inhalation and thermal burns. Back on September 16th, dispatchers were alerted of the fire by a passing driver on Anderson … Read More

STEPS Inc Soup and Sandwich Luncheon

STEPS, WITH THE SUPPORT OF MUTLIPLE PARNTERS (CENTRA SOUTHSIDE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL, DOMINION ENERGY, VIRGINIA HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, TRANE, BENCHMARK COMMUNITY BANK) IS HOSTING A SOUP AND SANDWICH LUNCHON ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12 FROM 11:30 A.M. TO 1:30 P.M. AT THE FARMVILLE TRAIN STATION. ATTENDANCE AND FOOD ARE BY DONATION ONLY. ALL PROCEEDS WILL BENEFIT LOCAL PEOPLE IN NEED OF HOUSING … Read More