Latest information on schools response to COVID-19

Dr. Barbara Johnson giving another update regarding Prince Edward County Public Schools during the pandemic. Johnson says she is revising the plans to continue providing a continuity of learning for students, as well as nutritional meals. Learning packets 2 and 3 can be picked up at your child’s school cafeteria on APril 16th and 17th between the hours of 8am … Read More

GARBAGE ROUTE CHANGED FOR EASTER MONDAY

With Monday, April 13th being Easter Monday, there will be no residential or business garbage collection, no cardboard and no miscellaneous/brush collections.    Mondays and Tuesday’s routes will be picked up on Tuesday, April 14th.  Please have your rollouts at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning.  Business garbage and cardboard will be picked up on Tuesday and Friday only … Read More

SUSAN ROBINSON, NP LEAVING CENTRA MEDICAL GROUP IN CUMBERLAND

On April 10, 2020, Susan Robinson, NP will be leaving Centra Medical Group Cumberland to further her career in Charlotte, NC to be closer to her family.   Centra plans to do everything they can to hire a provider for the Cumberland region to take over patient care in the Cumberland community. In addition, the following facilities are also available to … Read More

SEC thanks linemen for keeping power on, community work

Southside Electric Cooperative (SEC) salutes its linemen who safely keep the energy flowing to members in all kinds of weather and all times of day and night. April 13 is National Lineman Appreciation Day. The Crewe-based electric distribution company has 53 apprentices, line technicians, servicemen and line technician supervisors. Cooperative linemen build and repair overhead and underground lines, set poles, … Read More

PUBLIC NOTICE OF Cumberland EMERGENCY MEETING

An emergency meeting of the Cumberland County Board of Supervisors has been called for Wednesday, April 8, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. in the Board meeting room located at 1 Courthouse Circle, Cumberland, Virginia.  Said meeting will be held via electronic communication in accordance with Virginia Code §2.2-3708.2.A.3.  The purpose of the meeting is to discuss, consider, and take action, if … Read More

SIX CONFIRMED COVID-19 CASES REPORTED IN BUCKINGHAM COUNTY

At this time, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) is reporting six (6) confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Buckingham County. To protect patient confidentiality, no further information will be provided about this patient and VDH does not provide specific information on an investigation. For any case of communicable illness, VDH does “contact tracing.” VDH does identify potential contacts, assess their … Read More

IRS-CI Warn of Potential COVID-19 Economic Impact Payment Scams

The Virginia Coronavirus Fraud Task Force and Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigations (IRS-CI) are warning taxpayers to be alert about possible scams relating to COVID-19 economic impact payments. United States Attorneys Thomas T. Cullen and G. Zachary Terwilliger,and the Virginia State Police along with Kelly R. Jackson, Special Agent in Charge of the IRS-CI Washington DC Field Office, made the announcement … Read More

Coronavirus Update for Buckingham Community

Buckingham County Administration’s Office of Emergency Management will be placing into service an additional staffed ambulance for the duration of the COVID-19 growth and peak pandemic phases. This ambulance will be staffed by basic life support personnel, stationed at the Glenmore Rescue Squad station. While this additional staffing is being put into service in anticipation of an excessive call volume … Read More

THIRD CONFIRMED COVID-19 CASE IN BUCKINGHAM COUNTY

At this time, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) is reporting three (3) confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Buckingham County. To protect patient confidentiality, no further information will be provided about this patient and VDH does not provide specific information on an investigation. For any case of communicable illness, VDH does “contact tracing.” VDH does identify potential contacts, assess their … Read More

The Rainbow Room Helps Fund Local Book Drive

In a partnership with Prince Edward County Public Schools (PECPS) and the Virginia Children’s Book Festival (VCBF), local philanthropy The Rainbow Room is ensuring that students have access to books during the COVID-19 pandemic. Students of all ages need appropriate reading material, and these local organizations are working to provide them with such materials. Despite PECPS’s closure under Governor Northam’s … Read More