Helton House Opens New Day Support Program

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce attended Helton House’s new Life Strides II Day Support Center Grand Opening.  The Life Strides II Day Support Center is located at 1713 West Third Street in Farmville. This support program will provide skill-building support for the improvement of self-advocacy, self and environmental awareness, socialization, community integration, behavior modification, daily living skills and much more. … Read More

Teenager Killed In Mecklenburg County Crash

A deadly crash in Mecklenburg COunty. CSp Spokesperson Corinne Geller says in a statement that troopers responded to Trottinridge Road, or Route 605, about a mile north of Route 49 at about 1am on Saturday. A 2002 Jeep Liberty was headed north on Route 609 when it ran off the right side of the pavement andf struck a tree. The … Read More

Longwood University Hosting Geneaology Workshop

LONGWOOD UNIVERSITY IS HOSTING A GENEALOGY WORKSHOP. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… (CUT) JAMIE KROGH IS THE ARCHIVE AND RECORDS SPECIALIST AT THE GREENWOOD LIBRARY… (CUT) THE WORKSHOP IS NEXT MONDAY, THE 14th FROM 6-TO-8 PM.

Free Flu Shots Offered By Piedmont Senior Resources

Meanwhile, free flu shots will be offered by Piedmont Senior Resources and thew Virginia Department of Health. PSR will offer free flu shots to seniors age 60 and older living in Amelia, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, Lunenburg, Nottoway, and Prince Edward Counties at the area friendship cafes. The shots will be offered on the following dates from 2-3pm only: Amelia: Thursday, … Read More

PRINCE EDWARD Literacy effort held October training

Twelve people attended a recent Prince Edward County Literacy Council training session for those interested in becoming tutors. The session, held Monday, Sept. 30, at the STEPS Inc., administration building, was part of STEPS and the literacy council’s joint undertaking to reestablish or strengthen local Adult Basic Education, English as a Second Language, and Family Literacy efforts. Proponents already have … Read More

PECMS ACE Team Wins 1st Meet

At their first meet, the Prince Edward County Middle School (PECMS) Academic Competition of Excellence (ACE) team won all of their first four rounds and earned a total of 908 points. They will return to Central Middle School to play the remaining five teams on October 30th. Great job, ACE team!  Pictured L-R: Alex Uriarte, Nick Magill, Gabby Roldan, Neel Mishra, … Read More

Two Accused War Memorial Vandals Arrested

Two people have been arrested and charged with larceny and vandalism in Drakes Branch. The Charlotte County SHeriff’s Office says in a statement that Nikki Miles and Van Roberts were jailed follwing the events of September 27th, in which the couple is accused of destroying flower pots at the War Memorial iun Drakes Branch. They also reportedly stole a flag … Read More

Missing Yak Found Dead In Buckingham County

The case of a missing yaknamed Meteor has come to a sad conclusion in Buckingham County. The animal was struck and killed by a car. The Farmville Herald reports that Nature’s Bridge Farm owner Robert Cissell was taking two yaks in for processing on September 10th, but on the way, one of the animals somehow got loose on Route 29 … Read More

Prince Edward County Issues Burn Ban

PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY HAS DECLARED A BURN BAN BECAUSE OF THE RECENT DRY CONDITIONS. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… (cut) KATE PICKETT EGGLESTON IS THE COUNTY’S PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER… (cut)

Man Dead In Amherst County Shooting

A man is dead after a shooting in Amherts County, about an hour west of Farmville. The Amherst County 911 dispatchers reporetdly received a call on Tuesday regarding a gunshot wound victim at a property on Riverview Road in Madison Heights. The sheriff’s office says deputies arrived to find one man dead inside the residence. That man was later identified … Read More