Prince Edward Christmas Mother Still Accepting Donations for “Christmas in July”

TODAY IS AUGUST FIRST, BUT PRINCE EDWARD CHRISTMAS MOTHER IS STILL COLLECTING TOYS AND DONATIONS FOR THEIR CHRISTMAS IN JULY. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… YOU HAVE UNTIL AUGUST 10th TO DONATE NEW UNWRAPPED TOYS, GAMES, DVD’S, BOOKS AND OTHER GIFTS. ORGANIZER KATE EGGLESTON SAYS THE CHRISTMAS MOTHER PROGRAM IS GROWING… (cut) YOU CAN DROP OFF YOUR DONATION AT A … Read More

Wallet Hub Ranks Virginia’s Public School System in Top 10

VIRGINIA IS HOME TO ONE OF THE BEST PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEMS IN THE COUNTRY. DARRELL MOODY HAS A CLOSER LOOK AT HOW VIRGINIA STACKS UP… WALLET HUB ANALYST JILL GONZALEZ SAYS VIRGINIA’S SCHOOL SYSTEM RANKS 6th IN THE US… (cut) ACCORDING TO WALLET HUB, THE TOP FIVE STATES WERE ALL FROM THE NORTHEAST…WITH MASSACHUSETTS TOPPING THE LIST.

PECS PARTICIPATES IN CEP & FRESH FRUIT & VEGETABLE PROGRAM

Prince Edward County Food Service Department is excited to announce the implementation of The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) at the middle school while continuing at the elementary for the 2018-2019 school year The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) is a meal service option for schools and districts in low-income areas. A key provision of The Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act (HHFKA, … Read More

VSP INVESTIGATING FATAL CUMBERLAND COUNTY CRASH

Virginia State Police Trooper E.L. Thornton is investigating a fatal two-vehicle crash in Cumberland County. The crash occurred July 28, 2018, at 12:45 p.m. on Route 60, less than a mile east of Route 13. A 2004 Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling east on Route 60 when a 2013 Ford Focus pulled out from a parking lot to make a … Read More

Green Ridge Landfill Hearing Monday

There is an injunction hearing this morning regarding the Green RIdge landfill. The hearing will be at 10am at the Cumberland COunty Courthouse. Bill Bruce, who filed the injuction, told the Farmville Herald that he did so in an effort to cease the landfill plans from moving forward. The Green Ridge landfill has been highly controversial. The company plans to … Read More

CVEC to Launch High Speed Internet Options

Firefly Fiber Broadband is launching in Central Virginia with high-speed internet offerings for Central Virginia Electric Cooperative’s (CVEC) residential and commercial accounts. Firefly Fiber Broadband will be the internet service provider (ISP) for Central Virginia Services Inc., CVEC’s wholly-owned subsidiary. Firefly Fiber Broadband will lease fiber which CVEC is installing to improve communications across its electric distribution system. With the … Read More

Farmville Seeking Bids for Financial Auditor

THE TOWN OF FARMVILLE IS LOOKING FOR A FINANCIAL AUDITOR. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… THE TOWN IS NOW SOLICITING SEALED PROPOSALS FROM QUALIFIED INDEPENDENT CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS TO PERFORM ANNUAL FINANCIAL AUDITS OF BOTH THE TOWN OF FARMVILLE AND THE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY. THE WINNING ACCOUNTANT WILL BE ASKED TO PERFORM FINANCIAL AUDITS FOR THREE FISCAL YEARS BETWEEN 2018 … Read More

New Charlotte County Courthouse Opens

We begin in Charlotte County, where the county’s new 13.9 million dollar courthouse is oipen for business. Board of Supervisors Chairman Gary D. Walker told the Charlotte Gazette that county leaders decided to hold a mock trial at the new facility before opening to make sure that everything would go well. One county supervisor said he was concerned about the … Read More

Town of Farmville Hiring 911 Dispatchers

THE TOWN OF FARMVILLE IS LOOKING FOR 911 DISPATCHERS. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… THE TOWN IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THREE OPENINGS AT THE 911 DISPATCH CENTER. ONE FULL-TIME AND TWO PART-TIME. SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL NEED TO BE ABLE TO ANSWER EMERGENCY AND NON-EMERGENCY CALLS, MULTI-TASK AND TYPE A MINIMUM OF 35 WORDS PER MINUTE. FAMILIARITY WITH FARMVILLE AND … Read More

Buckingham Chamber donates to Majors headed to World Series

The Buckingham County Chamber of Commerce recently presented the Buckingham County Youth League Majors with a $500 donation for their advancement to the Dixie Youth World Series. “The chamber of commerce is proud to support the youth of our county,” said Faye W. Shumaker, who serves as chairman of the board of directors. “We hope that this will serve as … Read More