Closure of Randolph Street

A tree on Randolph Street will be taken down on Thursday, June 7th. Randolph Street will be closed from High Street to Beech Street between 7:00 am and 11:00 am to traffic. If you have any questions, please contact the Farmville Town Manager’s Office at (434) 392-5686.

Local Food Pantry To Reopen This Weekend

A local food pantry that fell on hard times is scheduled to reopen this weekend. FACES Food Pantry at 416 North South Street was forced to close down, but some local volunteers have worked diligently to scrub down the building and remove the bacteria and mildew caused by flooding. Although the pantry lost as much as 40 percent of its … Read More

Bizarre Fire Report Investigated As A Suicide

Authorities have ruled a bizarre death in Keysville as a suicide. On May 29th, reports indicate that a bicyclist passing by the Keysville Mini Storage facility noticed smoke coming from a storage unit. That citizen called 911 to report the smoke and fire units arrived to find a human body on fire. The body was found lying on a heap … Read More

Report: Virginia Among Safest States in U.S.

ACCORDING TO A NEW REPORT FROM WALLET HUB, VIRGINIA IS THE 19th SAFEST STATES IN THE U.S. DARRELL MOODY HAS A CLOSER LOOK AT THE NUMBERS… ANALYST JILL GONZALEZ SAYS VIRGINIANS HAVE A LOT GOING FOR THEM… (CUT) WALLET HUB WEIGHTED PERSONAL AND RESIDENTIAL SAFETY VERSUS FINANCIAL, WORKPLACE AND ROAD SAFETY — IN ADDITION TO — EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS TO COMPILE … Read More

AMBER ALERT CANCELLED FOR DANVILLE INFANT

THE VIRGINIA STATE POLICE HAS OFFICIALLY CANCELLED THE AMBER ALERT FOR THE MISSING DANVILLE INFANT. EMMA KENNEDY HAS BEEN SAFELY LOCATED. HER ABDUCTOR IS IN CUSTODY.

Two New Donut Shops Opening In Farmville

Farmville residents will soon have new options to satisfy their sweet tooth. Two new businesses are opening. One held a grand opening yesterday. That business is Farmville Donut and Kolaches, located at 1510 West Third Street. The Farmville Herald says that business will focus on traditional donuts, as well as bear claws and cinnamon rolls, breakfast croissants and kolaches. Kolaches … Read More

Robert Russa Moton Museum Hosting Meet the Author Event June 21st

LATER THIS MONTH, THE ROBERT RUSSA MOTON MUSEUM IS HOSTING A SPECIAL BOOK SIGNING EVENT. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… (CUT) MANAGING DIRECTOR CAMERON PATTERSON SAYS HE’S EXCITED TO HOST SUCH AN IMPORTANT AUTHOR… (CUT) THE BOOK SIGNING EVENT IS THURSDAY JUNE 21st AT 5-30. PATTERSON SAYS IT’S FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Amber Alert Update

*** UPDATE***          *** UPDATE***          *** UPDATE*** New license plate information, NC tag EKZ-5093 may be on the 2007 Gold Suzuki four door Forenza. The Virginia State Police and the Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse has issued an AMBER Alert on behalf of the City of Danville, VA for a child abduction that occurred on June 3, 2018. The child is believed … Read More

United Way Duck Derby Winners

Approximately 2,000 small, yellow ducks “raced” down the Appomattox River on Friday, June 1, as part of the first “Live at Riverside” as the United Way of Prince Edward County’s much ballyhooed and once-delayed Great Duck Derby finally took place. The Great Farmville Duck Derby was originally scheduled to be held early May as part of the Heart of Virginia … Read More

VA Amber Alert

The Virginia State Police and the Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse has issued an AMBER Alert on behalf of the City of Danville, VA for a child abduction that occurred on June 3, 2018. The child is believed to be in extreme danger and was last seen at the Kwik stop on Riverside Drive, Danville, VA on June 3, 2018 at … Read More