Appomattox Raiders Girls Captures Region Champion Honors

On Saturday February 10, 2018 the Appomattox County High School Track and Swim Teams competed in their respective Region 2C Championships.  The Track Teams competed against 12 other teams from Regions 1C and 2C which was held at Heritage High School in Lynchburg.  The girls scored a total of 90.5 points beating Auburn High School by 4.5 points.  The championship … Read More

Jones Honored For Work In Amelia County

Former Piedmont Senior Resources Area Agency on Aging Board of Directors member Judy Jones has been honored for her work with the agency. Jones recently retired after serving two four-year terms on the Amelia County Board of Supervisors. She represented Amelia on the PSRAAA Board, to which she was appointed in May 2013. A plaque was presented by PSRAAA Board … Read More

Simpson Remembered For His Service To PE County

Meanwhile, Howard Simpson is being remembered for his commitment to public service in Prince Edward County. Simpson was 79 when he passed away Tuesday. Joann Simpson, Howard’s wife, speaking to the Farmville Herald, said Howard was proud to have started at the bottom… as a junior deputy with the sheriff’s department. From there, he worked his way up to serving … Read More

Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors to Meet Next Week to Fill Vacancy

THE PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS WILL HOLD A SPECIAL MEETING NEXT WEEK. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… THE BOARD…LOOKING TO FILL THE VACANCY FOR FARMVILLE DISTRICT 101. SUPERVISOR HOWARD SIMPSON DIED ON TUESDAY AND THERE WILL BE A SPECIAL ELECTION TO FILL HIS SEAT. THE PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS WILL MEET NEXT WEDNESDAY WEDNESDAY TO ACT … Read More

Garbage Route Changes for Presidents’ Day

Monday, February 19th is Presidents’ Day. There will be NO garbage, cardboard, or miscellaneous/brush collection. Monday & Tuesday’s residential garbage pick up will be combined and picked up on Tuesday, Feb. 20th. Please have you roll-outs at the curb by 7:00 AM on the 20th. Business garbage & cardboard will ONLY be collected on Tuesday and Friday of this week. … Read More

Member Of Prince Edward County Board Of Supervisors Has Died

We’re still trying to find out more information about the death of one of the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors. On Tuesday, the board went into executive session for about ten minutes. When they came out, it was announced that Farmville 101 District Supervisor Howard Simpson had died. So far, no other details have been released by the board … Read More

Local Woman Makes Handmade Valentines for Area Seniors

A LOCAL WOMAN MADE VALENTINE’S DAY SPECIAL FOR AREA SENIORS. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE STORY… PHYLLIS GUILIAMS MADE HER OWN VALENTINES AND GAVE THEM TO THE PIEDMONT SENIOR RESOURCES AREA AGENCY ON AGING…DIRECTOR OF NUTRITION AND TRANSPORTATION JORDAN MILES… (cut) ALSO, IN OBSERVANCE OF VALENTINE’S DAY, SENIORS ACROSS THE HEART OF VIRGINIA MADE HANDMADE VALENTINES FOR LOVEDWINES IN PSRAAA’S FRIENDSHIP … Read More

PSRAA Makes Valentines

In honor of Valentine’s Day and the spirit of love, Prince Edward County resident Phyllis Gulliams recently donated a large quantity of handmade valentines to Piedmont Senior Resources Area Agency on Aging (PSRAAA) for the agency’s homebound seniors in Prince Edward, Buckingham and Lunenburg counties. The valentines — each wrapped by hand with small, pink and red bags — were … Read More

Appomattox Raiders Wrestling Team Named Regional Champions

The Appomattox County High School Wrestling Team won their first-ever Regional Championship this past weekend (Saturday February 10th, 2018) at James River High School. The Raiders also ended the day with four individual Regional Champions: Trey Martin (113lbs), Pierce Bryant (138lbs), Everette Phelps (152lbs), and Aaron Mayes (182lbs). It was a close team race all day between Dan River High … Read More

Wallace Stokes: Most Spirited at Randolph-Henry

Congratulations to Mr. Wallace Stokes for being a finalist in the Most Spirited Staff Member competition with the Varsity Brands School Spirit Awards presented by Drillstack!  According to the Varsity Brands website, in order to be nominated for “Most Spirited Staff Member”, a person must make outstanding contributions to a school’s spirit culture . The award recognizes faculty members and … Read More