WFLO WEATHER SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 2019

December 2019-Farmville Weather summary For immediate release: Farmville, Virginia- During the month of December Farmville received total of 2.79 inches of rainfall  during a month that typically renders 3.30 inches of rain, which leaves us with a monthly rain deficit of .51 inches, according to past weather records kept at WFLO. Our year to date total is 40.05 inches compared … Read More

Heart of Virginia Free Clinic To Get Permanent Home

AN anonymous donor has allowed the Heart of Virginia Free CLinic to purchase the old Buffalo Creek Guitar building on East Third Street in Farmville. That means the Free Clinic will finally get a new and permanent home. Pat Payne, executive director of HOVFC said that the clinic has previously rented various buildings, but has had to move often from … Read More

Buckingham County Elections Director Set To Retire

After 28 years, the director elections in Buckingham County is stepping aside. Margaret Thomas has also served as the county’s registrar. The Farmville Herald reports a retirement party was held in Thoms’s honor on December 16th. Lindsey Taylor will take over the department. Also retiring is assistant registrar Janet Miller.

Homicide In Rice Still Under Investigation

Still no new information on that homicide we told you about last week in Prince Edward County. 75 year-old Lloyd Johnson, of Rice, was identified as the person who was killed at a home in the 3200 block of Lockett Road. VSP Spokesperson Corinne Geller would not confirm whether or not a suspect had been identified or apprehended, but that … Read More

Three Injured in Crash Near Oakville

We begin with the latest on a crash that injured three people in Appolmattox County Friday night. It happened just before midnight in the 8900 block of Oaklville Road, near Route 664, a few miles north of Oaklville. Virginia State Police say the driver of a 212 Jee Wrangler lost control and flipped the vehicle at least twice after crossing … Read More

VSP Urges Safe Driving During Holiday Weekend

With increased traffic volumes on Virginia’s roadways anticipated for the remainder of the week and throughout the weekend, the Virginia State Police is encouraging all drivers to increase their attention to safe driving. Since Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, through midnight Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2019, nine people lost their lives in six traffic crashes on Virginia’s highways. The state police … Read More

NINE TRAFFIC DEATHS IN FIVE DAYS ON VIRGINIA’S HIGHWAYS

With increased traffic volumes on Virginia’s roadways anticipated for the remainder of the week and throughout the weekend, the Virginia State Police is encouraging all drivers to increase their attention to safe driving. Since Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, through midnight Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2019, nine people lost their lives in six traffic crashes on Virginia’s highways.   The six reported … Read More

Bukcingham Chamber Makes Donation To Amish Family Involved In Tragic Accident

In the spirit of Christmas, and fulfilling its mission in serving the community, the Buckingham Chamber of Commerce has agreed to donate $250.00 to the Yoder Family involved in the tragic accident on Friday. Authorities say all four of the children involved – are home as of yesterday. Chamber spokesperson Jordan Miles the Third… Please make checks out to John … Read More

DRIVE MERRY, BRIGHT & SOBER THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

The holidays are a time for caring and sharing, which is why the Virginia State Police is partnering with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Virginia’s local police and sheriff’s offices to share the message about the dangers of drunk driving. In addition, if traveling for the holidays, state police reminds all motorists to … Read More

VSP INVESTIGATING PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY HOMICIDE

The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Appomattox Field Office, with the assistance of the Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Office, is investigating the death of a Prince Edward County resident.  At approximately 2:11 p.m. on Dec. 22, 2019, the Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Office notified the state police of a deceased subject discovered in a residence in the 3200 … Read More