Robert Russa Moton Museum Hosting Meet the Author Event June 21st

LATER THIS MONTH, THE ROBERT RUSSA MOTON MUSEUM IS HOSTING A SPECIAL BOOK SIGNING EVENT. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… (CUT) MANAGING DIRECTOR CAMERON PATTERSON SAYS HE’S EXCITED TO HOST SUCH AN IMPORTANT AUTHOR… (CUT) THE BOOK SIGNING EVENT IS THURSDAY JUNE 21st AT 5-30. PATTERSON SAYS IT’S FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Amber Alert Update

*** UPDATE***          *** UPDATE***          *** UPDATE*** New license plate information, NC tag EKZ-5093 may be on the 2007 Gold Suzuki four door Forenza. The Virginia State Police and the Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse has issued an AMBER Alert on behalf of the City of Danville, VA for a child abduction that occurred on June 3, 2018. The child is believed … Read More

United Way Duck Derby Winners

Approximately 2,000 small, yellow ducks “raced” down the Appomattox River on Friday, June 1, as part of the first “Live at Riverside” as the United Way of Prince Edward County’s much ballyhooed and once-delayed Great Duck Derby finally took place. The Great Farmville Duck Derby was originally scheduled to be held early May as part of the Heart of Virginia … Read More

VA Amber Alert

The Virginia State Police and the Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse has issued an AMBER Alert on behalf of the City of Danville, VA for a child abduction that occurred on June 3, 2018. The child is believed to be in extreme danger and was last seen at the Kwik stop on Riverside Drive, Danville, VA on June 3, 2018 at … Read More

Moton Museum To Sponsors Book Signing Event With Henry L. Marsh III

The Moton Museum in Farmville will present An Evening With The Honorable Henry L Marsh the Third book signing event on June 21st. Marsh was born in Richmond in 1933 and became an eminent American civil rights lawyer and politician. He was elected as the first black mayor of Richmond in 1977. In 1991, he was elected to the Virginia … Read More

Man Killed In Albemarle County Crash

Virginia State Police are investigating a deadly crash that happened in Albemarle County early Thursday. According to a statement from VSP Spokesperson Corinne Geller, the crash happened just after 7am when a 2006 BMW sedan travelling west on I-64 exited the highway to go into a rest area. The driver ran off the roadway and struck a stalled tractor-trailer semi … Read More

Stars Under the Stars Kicks Off Friday in Farmville

THE STARS UNDER THE STARS OUTDOOR FILM SERIES KICKS OFF FRIDAY NIGHT. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… FRIDAY’S MOVIE IS THE STING, FEATURING ROBERT REDFORD AND PAUL NEWMAN. THE 1973 CLASSIC WON SEVEN ACADEMY AWARDS INCLUDING BEST PICTURE. JULY’S MOVIE WILL BE 101 DALMATIONS…FOLLOWED BY TOMBSTONE IN AUGUST. RESIDENTS ARE INVITED TO GATHER AROUND 8-30 FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE DOWNTOWN … Read More

SoBo Startup Program brings new life to South Boston

South Boston has a new look these days thanks to a small business startup program held last year. As a result of the SoBo Startup Program, there are five new businesses and one expansion in the downtown district. “It’s changed the face of our downtown,” Destination South Boston Executive Director Tamyra Vest says. “You’ll see young moms pushing strollers through … Read More

CVEC to Use Drones for Transmission Line Inspections

Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) will be employing cutting-edge drone technology from June 11-16, 2018 to complete this year’s annual inspection of its transmission infrastructure. Though CVEC conducts some of its inspections from the ground, using linemen on foot or in trucks, many areas of CVEC’s 36,000 miles of line cut through areas where the terrain makes it difficult and … Read More

Public Hearing On Farmville Water & Sewer Rates

The Farmville Town Council has scheduled a public hearing on the rates you pay for water and sewer services. Town Manager Gerald Spates confirms the hearing will be June 13th at the Farmville Town Council Chambers. Right now, the town charges $10.75 for the first 15-hundred gallons of water used per month. The proposal calls for that rate to be … Read More