WFLO Offices Closed For Holiday

Just a reminder, the WFLO offices will be closed this Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. DO NOT come by to pick up a prize or call the office. Thank you and Happy Thanksgiving!

Green Bay Home Destroyed By Fire

A home south of Farmville has been destroyed in a fire. The flames broke out Wednesday at the home in Green Bay. Meherrin VOlunteer Fire and Rescue Chief Trey Pyle said that crews raced to the home at 5997 Nutbush Road just before 8pm and found the fire already burning out of control. Several people who were inside the home … Read More

VSP Searching For Missing Registered Sex Offender

Virginia State Polcie have put out an alert for a registered sex offender who cannot be located. The sex offender unit is seeking tips on the location of South Hill reisdent Thomas Alexander Cypress. Cypress is 44 years old. He is a convicted sex offender and is now wanted for failing to re-register with the Virginia Sex Offender and Crimes … Read More

2020 Subaru ‘Share The Love’ Event

For the fifth consecutive year, Piedmont Senior Resources Area Agency on Aging (PSR) is partnering with Meals on Wheels of America in The 2020 Subaru Share the Love Event. To kick off the Event, PSR began collecting items for their Senior Bags on Monday, Nov. 16 during normal business hours from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at their offices at 1413 South … Read More

Farmville Thanksgiving Garbage Routes

There will be no change in the residential or business routes for Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday schedule.  However, for Friday November 27th, there will be no business pickup for garbage or cardboard.  This service will resume on Monday, November 30th.  There will be no change in Wednesday’s business recycling or residential cardboard call-in collection. There will be no loose-leaf pickup … Read More

Leadership Farmville Begins In January

Also at the Farnmville Area Chamber of COmmerce, they’re preparing to host Leadership Farmville next year. Leadership Farmville is sponsored by the chamnber each year, helping give people the skills and motovation they need to develop into local leaders who understand issues affecting the community. The program starts in January. If you’re interested in signing up, call 434-392-3939 or email … Read More

Farville Area Chamber Of Commerce Receives Virginia Tourism Corp. Recovery Marketing Leverage Grant

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce has received $2500 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s (VTC) Recovery Marketing Leverage Program (RMLP), designed to help local and regional tourism entities attract more visitors by leveraging limited local marketing dollars through a local match of the state grants funds. More than $1.9 million in matching grant funds were awarded to 161 local tourism … Read More

Charlotte County Gets CodeRED Alert System

Charlotte County is now woerking with a firm called CodeRED to provide emergency alerts to the public. CodeRED is described as a high-speed, mass notification system. The system can either call you, text you, send an email, or even post on the county’s social media platforms regarding emergencies that go into effect. Say, if there was a kidnapping, and alert … Read More

PECPS Halts Winter Sports

Students will not be able to participate in winter sports activities in Prince Edward County Schools. Athletic Director Rodney Kane says the decisjon was made Friday, even though the school board had not voted on the matter. Affected sports include boys and girl basketball, boys and girls indoor track, boys and girls swimming, and sideline cheerleading. A number of other … Read More

6 FFA Members Tapped for National Honors

The National FFA Organization conferred the 2020 American FFA Degree to 4,136 recipients during the 93rd National FFA Convention and Expo. Only FFA members who have demonstrated the highest level of commitment to FFA and made significant accomplishments in their supervised agricultural experiences are eligible for the American FFA Degree. Typically, less than 0.5% of FFA members earn this award. … Read More