Crossroads Board Announces Staffing Change

The Crossroads Community Services Board, covering the counties of Amelia, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, Lunenburg, Nottoway, and Prince Edward counties, has announced the departure of Executive Director Dr. Susan Baker. “We appreciate Dr. Baker’s contributions to the Crossroads Community Services Board and her dedication to the communities we serve, and wish her well as she pursues other opportunities,” the Board said … Read More

CROSSROADS BOARD ANNOUNCES STAFFING CHANGE

The Crossroads Community Services Board, covering the counties of Amelia, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, Lunenburg, Nottoway, and Prince Edward counties, has announced the departure of Executive Director Dr. Susan Baker. “We appreciate Dr. Baker’s contributions to the Crossroads Community Services Board and her dedication to the communities we serve, and wish her well as she pursues other opportunities,” the Board said … Read More

Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau Launches New Mobile Visitors Centers

The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau (CACVB) will officially launch its two new mobile visitor centers on Wednesday, May 5. This launch will be done in conjunction with National Travel and Tourism Week, a weeklong celebration of the importance of travel and tourism, hosted by the U.S. Travel Association. The mobile visitor center dedicated to Albemarle County will be … Read More

VSP Seeking Tips to Locate Convicted Sex Offender of Lunenburg County

Virginia State Police is asking for the public’s help in locating a convicted sex offender who has failed to re-register, as required by state law.  Michael Paul Trim, 44, is registered at a home in Victoria, Va., but absconded at some point and has not registered a new address. He last registered with state police in January 2021. He is believed to now be … Read More

PE Sheriff’s Office Seeks Information

According to Prince Edward County Sheriff L.A. Epps, on the evening of Saturday, May 1, 2021 at approximately 3:30 pm, Deputies were dispatched to a “shots fired” call on Apollo Drive in the Worsham area of the County.  Upon arrival, Deputies learned that a dark colored, possibly black SUV, stopped at Apollo Drive.  Apparently, an altercation took place in the … Read More

P E County Public School Board recognizes community partnerships

Local businesses have the power to shape community attitudes about public schools, and the Virginia School Board Association (VSBA) Business Honor Roll is a way for local school divisions to recognize local businesses for their support, especially as schools face increasing budget uncertainty. The Business Honor Roll helps divisions say “thank you” for their vital contributions. Businesses large and small, … Read More

FARMVILLE POLICE SEEK SHOOTING SUSPECT

At approximately 9:21 p.m. on Friday, April 30, 2021, Farmville Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 800 Block of Buffalo Street. Once on scene, Officers determined that multiple shots had been fired. Multiple shell casings were collected from the scene. Shortly thereafter at 9: 55 p.m., Police received another call for service from a motorist traveling … Read More

Buckingham County Search Warrant Ends In Suicide

A tragic ending to a search warrant that was being served by authorities in Buckingham County last week. The person whom authorities were trying to apprehend – apparenrly took his own life on Wednesday at a home in Arvonia. The Buckingham County SHeriff’s Office said deputies were assisting FBI investigators wi the execution of the search warrant on Rock Road … Read More

NYSP Seeking Tips on Cold Case w/Buckingham County VA Connection

State Police in Ray Brook continue to investigate the discovery of skeletal remains of an unidentified man found 34 years ago in North Elba. On September 1, 1986, a fisherman on the Ausable River located a human skull near the Olympic Ski Jumps, off State Route 73 in the town of North Elba. New York State Police responded to the … Read More

Prince Edward Supervisors Approve 4% Property Tax Hike

Prince Edward County Supervisors have approved a 47-cent tax rate for the upcoming budget year. That’s about a 4 percent increase over the rate set for this year’s budget. A homeowner with a 200-thousand dollar home would have paid $1020 in county property taxes for 2020. That amount would increase to $1111 for this budget year. The vote for the … Read More