High Bridge Lofts gets Chamber Looking our Best

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce presented WALK2CAMPUS the April “Looking Our Best” award for their complete restoration of the High Bridge Lofts. Pictured L-R: Brad Watson, Tom Robinson, Daniel Jordan, Kerry Mossler, Mychaela Stephens, Mark Snyder, Brandon Hennessey , Kelly Dodd, Chris Donnelly, Michele Donnelly, Kerby Moore, Mike Strasburg, Paul Mastracco, Chris Brochon, Mark Kernohan, and Joy Stump

Profile of a Virginia Graduate at Chamber Lunch Meeting

What does it take to graduate from High School today? The Virginia Department of Education has just revised the High School graduation requirements so the Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce brought in 2 experts to elaborate. Dr. Barbara Johnson, Superintendent of Prince Edward County Public Schools, and Dr. Amy Griffin, Superintendent of Cumberland County Schools, enlightened the Chamber attendees for … Read More

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

This week is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. This recognition was created to honor public safety telecommunicators across the country, this is a time to highlight the critical, lifesaving work dispatchers do. Dispatchers calm callers in dangerous, life threatening situations. Dispatchers manage and coordinate police, fire and emergency medical service responses, often in critical incidents. Whether on the phone with … Read More

Pamplin Man Identified As Victin Of Richmond Crash

A Pamplin man is identified as the victim of a Sunday crash involving a semi tractor trailer rig in Richmond. Troopers responded just before noon on Sunday to Iron Bridge Road and World War Two Veterans Memorial Highway, or Route 288. A statement from VSP Spokesperson Corinne Geller says a tractor-trailer was traveling south on Route 288 in the right … Read More

Longwood PD Identifies Suspect In Saturday Robbery

Longwood University Police tell us they’ve identified a suspect in that armed robbery we first told you about yesterday. The crime happened on Saturday at Longwood Landings on Main Street. A news release from Longwood PD says that they’ve obtained an arrest warrant for a man named Javonte Elijah Juan Williams, who is 23 years old. The university sent out … Read More

United Way Preps for Duck Derby

The Prince Edward United Way has raised $46,000 toward its $55,000 goal, and members of the group’s board of directors recently celebrated by posing for pictures as they put another star on the board in front of Citizens Bank & Trust. “That is impressive,” said Rucker Snead, president of the all-volunteer board of directors. Along with the board members is … Read More

Roberts Receives Highest Honor a High School Band Student Can

Band students are required to undergo a rigorous audition process to be selected to participate in All-District Band, which is comprised of the best local high school musicians in our area. Students are placed by chair numbers with first chair being the highest ranking. A maximum of 24 chairs are available for this particular instrument grouping. Prince Edward County High … Read More

Conditions Ripe For Wildfires

A reminder that conditions continue to be ripe for fires, so local firefighters are asking everyone to be especially cautious. Firefighters dealt with a brush fire that got out of control on Friday in the 2000 block of Main Street. Farmville firefighters responded along with Hampden Sydney Volunteers just before 6pm. It appears the cause was accidental. A spokesman for … Read More

Armed Robbery Reported At Longwood University

We begin on the police beat at Longwood University, where police are investigating a reported armed robbery. University administration sent out an all campus alert Saturday about the investigation, which was reported Saturday afternoon at Longwood Landings. A suspect was described as a black male standing 6 feet tall. He appeared to be in his mid 20’s and was last … Read More

Volunteers Prepare for Spring Planting at Farmville Community Herb Garden

FARMVILLE HAS A COMMUNITY HERB GARDEN. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… THE COMMUNITY HERB GARDEN IS LOCATED AT 213 NORTH STREET IN FARMVILLE. DAN MOSSLER IS THE FOUNDING VOLUNTEER… (cut) MOSSLER SAYS THEY’RE GOING TO PLANT THEIR SECOND GARDEN APRIL 21st. HE SAYS ANYONE WILL BE ABLE TO HELP THEMSELVES.