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

Report: Virginia Among Safest States in U.S.

ACCORDING TO A NEW REPORT FROM WALLET HUB, VIRGINIA IS THE 19th SAFEST STATES IN THE U.S. DARRELL MOODY HAS A CLOSER LOOK AT THE NUMBERS… ANALYST JILL GONZALEZ SAYS VIRGINIANS HAVE A LOT GOING FOR THEM… (CUT) WALLET HUB WEIGHTED PERSONAL AND RESIDENTIAL SAFETY VERSUS FINANCIAL, WORKPLACE AND ROAD SAFETY — IN ADDITION TO — EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS TO COMPILE … Read More

AMBER ALERT CANCELLED FOR DANVILLE INFANT

THE VIRGINIA STATE POLICE HAS OFFICIALLY CANCELLED THE AMBER ALERT FOR THE MISSING DANVILLE INFANT. EMMA KENNEDY HAS BEEN SAFELY LOCATED. HER ABDUCTOR IS IN CUSTODY.