County Announces Hiring of Director of Finance and Finance Manager

Prince Edward County has named Cheryl Stimpson as its new Director of Finance and Crystal Baker as the County’s Finance Manager, effective September 15, 2021.“We want to congratulate both Cheryl Stimpson and Crystal Baker on their promotions. This has been made possible through the hard work and dedication to the County and its staff and citizens that they have displayed … Read More

Piedmont Health District To Host COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic In Farmville

The Virginia Department of Health’s Piedmont Health District is hosting a mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Farmville on Friday, September 24 from noon to 4 p.m. This one-time clinic will be located at the Prince Edward Farmville Youth Association Gymnasium at 2750 Layne St. The clinic will offer all the COVID-19 vaccines at no cost to the public. The Moderna … Read More

Special Farmville Town Council Meeting Called For Wednesday

The Farmville Town Council has called for a special meeting. According to a public noticesent out by the town Monday, the meeting will take place on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. in the council chambers at Farmville town hall. The public agenda for the meeting shows just one item titled “Approval of medical compensation for certain retirees benefit payment plan.”

Free Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing to Continue in Farmville Until 10/12

The Piedmont Health District will continue to offer free drive-thru COVID-19 screening and testing services at Prince Edward Farmville Youth Association Gymnasium at 2750 Layne Street, Farmville.  The testing will be available on Wednesdays through October 12 from 11 am. to 3 p.m. or until supplies run out. This event is a drive-thru event, but walk-ups are accepted. The three-day … Read More

Virginia DMV To Offer Appointments And Walk-In Service On Alternating Days

Beginning October 5, 2021, Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) customers may choose to schedule an appointment for service or opt for walk-in service on alternating days at all 75 customer service centers (CSCs). Appointments for service will be offered only on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; and walk-in service will be offered only on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Hours vary … Read More

LABOR DAY WEEKEND TRAFFIC CRASHES CLAIM 8 LIVES IN VIRGINIA

Despite a significant decrease in fatal traffic crashes over the 2021 Labor Day holiday weekend for Virginia, there was still an alarming number of deaths among motorcyclists. Of the eight traffic deaths reported for the holiday weekend to date, four involved motorcycles and one involved a moped. During the 2020 Labor Day weekend, there were a total of 20 traffic fatalities … Read More

Rachel Dove Retires From Piedmont Senior Resources Area Agency on Aging

After more than seven years of warming meals, making telephone calls to check in on clients, leading Friendship Cafes, calling bingo, and leaning in and truly helping keep our older adult population healthy and engaged, Rachel Dove has retired from Piedmont Senior Resources Area Agency on Aging. “Rachel’s retiring leaves big shoes to fill,” said Thomas Jordan Miles III, PSR’s … Read More

Free Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing September 10 in Farmville

The Piedmont Health District will offer free drive-thru COVID-19 screening and testing Friday, September 10 at the at Prince Edward Farmville Youth Association Gymnasium at 2750 Layne Street, Farmville from 10 am. to 2 p.m. or until supplies run out. “We are pleased to bring this testing event to our community and encourage residents to come get tested. Test results … Read More

PIEDMONT HEALTH DISTRICT WELCOMES NEW HEALTH DIRECTOR

— The Virginia Department of Health welcomes Maria Almond, M.D., MPH as the new health director for the Piedmont Health District.  Dr. Almond will assume the role effective October 9. “We are excited to have Dr. Almond join our team,” said Sulola Adekoya, M.D., MPH, acting director of the Piedmont Health District. “As a practicing psychiatrist in the area, she … Read More

Buckingham Medical Professionals Issue Joint Letter To Community On COVID-19

Some in the medical and dental communities in Buckingham County have joined forces to issue a letter to the community regarding COVID-19. The letter says that the medical professionals in the community are both mentally and physically tired. It goes on to explain that they are upset over the false information that has been spread about the COVID-19 vaccine – … Read More