HIGH SCHOOLS HONORED IN STATEWIDE “ARRIVE LIVE” CAMPAIGN

Louisa County High School in Louisa Co. is the statewide high school division winner of the 2018 “Arrive Alive” teen safe driving campaign sponsored by Youth of Virginia Speak Out About Traffic Safety (YOVASO), the Virginia State Police (VSP), and the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles Highway Safety Office in partnership with Allstate and State Farm Insurance. Liberty High School … Read More

SETH MAYBERRY SELECTED IN 2018 MLB DRAFT

Dinwiddie High School graduate and incoming Longwood pitcher Seth Mayberry was drafted by the San Diego Padres Wednesday in the final day of the 2018 MLB First-Year Player Draft. The Padres used the seventh pick in the 39th round of the draft to take Mayberry, a right-hander from Dinwiddie, Va. Mayberry has racked up a number of accolades in his … Read More

Longwood University Grad Drafted To Professional Softball Team

A quick sports note. Former Longwood University second baseman and three-time Big South champion and current assistant coach Carly Adams has been drafted 31st overall by Outkast of the American Softball Association to begin her professional career. Beginning June 15, the ASBA will play an intensive six-week schedule in its inaugural season with one to two games daily at Satsuma … Read More

Stars Under the Stars Series Begins Friday Night

THE CRUTE STAGE IN DOWNTOWN FARMVILLE IS THE PLACE TO BE TONIGHT FOR THE FIRST STARS UNDER THE STARS FILM PRESENTATION. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… (CUT) LIBRARY DIRECTOR RICHARD EWING SAYS YOU SHOULD BRING A BLANKET OR LAWN CHAIR AND GET COMFORTABLE… (CUT) AND TONIGHT’S MOVIE IS A MAKEUP OF SORTS… (CUT) THE MOVIE STARS AT 8-30.

Edmondston will run for clerk

With nearly 22 years of experience working in the banking industry and currently holding a position in public administration — working as an assistant county administrator — C.T. “Nicci” Edmondston has announced her candidacy for the office of Clerk of the Circuit Court in Buckingham County. According to Edmondston, who’s lived in Buckingham County her entire life — graduating from … Read More

Piedmont Senior Resources Area on Aging Receives Meals on Wheels Grant

THE PIEDMONT SENIOR RESOURCES AREA AGENCY ON AGING IS GETTING A BOOST FROM MEALS ON WHEELS. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… (CUT) DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION AND NUTRITION JORDAN MILES SAYS THEY JUST RECEIVED NEARLY 10-THOUSAND DOLLARS… (CUT) MILES SAYS THE MONEY WAS MADE AVAILABLE TO MEALS ON WHEELS BY THE AUTOMAKER SUBURU AND THEIR SHARE THE LOVE PROGRAM.

PSR receives nearly $10K in Meals on Wheels Grant

As a result of a targeted media campaign, strong community partnerships and delivering and packing more than 420 baskets of shampoo, blankets, toiletries and other essential items in December, Piedmont Senior Resources Area Agency on Aging (PSRAAA) recently received a grant of nearly $10,000 from Meals on Wheels of America. The grant funds will be used in furthering the mission … Read More

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