CVEC Gives Back Over $1M To Members

The Board of Directors of Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) authorized $1.05 million in capital credit refunds to Cooperative member-owners. Refunds were issued in December, making 2018 the ninth consecutive year that CVEC has issued capital credit refunds reaching a total of nearly $18 million returned to members. CVEC is a not-for-profit cooperative that allocates any revenues above expenses to … Read More

Buckingham Chamber Awards Event Rescheduled

There has been a change in the date and time for the Buckingham Chamber of Commerce 2018 Awards Banquet. According to a statement Thursday from the chamber, the event will now take place on Tuesday, January 22nd at the Dillwyn Volunteer Fire Department. The event begins at 6:30 p.m.

Twin Lakes State Park Hosting Fireside Paint Party

TWIN LAKES STATE PARK IS HOSTING A FIRESIDE PAINT PARTY NEXT WEEKEND. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… THE PAINT PARTY IS SATURDAY, January 12th AT 1 O’CLOCK IN THE AFTERNOON. CHIEF RANGER OF VISITOR EXPERIENCE BRIANNA DOLL SAYS IT’S OPEN TO PAINTERS OF ALL SKILL LEVELS… (CUT) THERE IS A 10-DOLLAR FEE FOR THE FIRESIDE PAINT PARTY. YOU CAN REGISTER … Read More

Car Sales Fraud Investigation Leads To Arrest Of Mecklenburg County Man

A Mecklenburg County used car sales man has been indicted for fraud. According to a statement from the sheriff’s office there, Russell Ashby Lundy the Third, of South Hill, had been under investigation for the past six months after complaints from customers. Anyone who has purchased a vehicle from Lundy Motors in South Hill could be affected, the sheriff’s statement … Read More

Cumberland Business Owner Wants Larger Gas Pump Canopy

A Cumberland County business ownerr wants to build a larger canopy over his gas pumps. The planning commission has a public hearing set for January 7th regarding the conditional use permit request for 3156 Cumberland Road. That’s the Ramam Midway Market. The proposal calls for a larger canopy than the current one, according to planning and zoning commission administrator JP … Read More

Farmville and Prince Edward County Residents Urged to Sign Up For Emergency Alerts

THE TOWN OF FARMVILLE AND PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY ARE URGING RESIDENTS TO SIGN UP FOR A NEW EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… (cut) TOWN MANAGER GERALD SPATES SAYS THEY’RE WORKING WITH EVERBRIDGE TO PROVIDE CRITICAL EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS TO RESIDENTS… (cut) FOR A LINK TO SIGN UP, GO TO EITHER FARMVILLEVA.COM OR CO.PRINCE-EDWARD.VA.US.

Heart Of Virginia Disaster Declaration Approved By Trump

A federal disaster declaration has been approved for parts of the Heart of Virginia which suffered from flooding due to Hurricane Michael. The decision was announced on December 18th in Richmond. A statement from Governor Ralph Northam’s office says that much of the COmmonwealth was impacted by damaging winds, flooding, tornadoes, and landslides from Michael between October 9th and October … Read More

Farmville; Prince Edward To Join Emergency Communications App

Both Prince Edward County and the Town of Farmville are moving forward with a plan to help residents, businesses, and first responders stay safe in critical situations. Both the county and town are working with a company called Everbridge, which is a web-based service that provides emergency communications natifications quickly and easily. The messages can discuss various emergencies like severe … Read More

High Bridge Trail State Park Hosting First Day Hike New Years Day

HIGH BRIDGE TRAIL STATE PARK IS HOSTING A FIRST DAY HIKE TOMORROW TO CELEBRATE THE NEW YEAR. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… PARK MANAGER DANIEL JORDAN SAYS HIGH BRIDGE IS ONE OF 38 STATE PARKS HOSTING SUCH EVENTS…BUT AT THEIRS…YOU CAN ALSO BRING YOU FOUR LEGGED FRIEND… (cut) THE HIKE IS FREE…THE FIRST 100 VISITORS WILL RECEIVE A SPECIAL COMMEMORATIVE … Read More

Deadline for Farmville Jaycees Mini Grant Funding Applications is December 31st

MONDAY IS THE DEADLINE FOR LOCAL NON PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS TO THE FARMVILLE JAYCEES FOR GRANT FUNDING. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… PRESIDENT WARRAN A REED SAYS ALL AREA NON-PROFITS ARE WELCOME TO APPLY… (CUT) REED SUGGESTS WHEN APPLYING…PUT YOUR BEST FOOT FORWARD… (CUT) FOR AN APPLICATION, GO TO FARMVILLEJAYCEES.COM.