Farmville Man Arrested For Sex Crimes In Nottoway County

On the crime beat, a Farmville man has been arrested in Notooway County for alleged sex crimes. 22 year-old Tyler Roark was apprehdned and charged with three counts of rape, three counts of abduction, four counts of forcible sodomy, and two counts of aggravated sexual battery. The arrest happened on July 23rd in Portsmouth. It’s believed the investigation stememd from … Read More

Meridian Waste Virginia Donates $4,500 to Lunenburg County Youth Baseball

Joe Gustaf, Operations Manager of Meridian Waste’s Lunenburg Landfill, presented Lunenburg County Youth Baseball League (LCYBL) President David Clark with the generous donation. The baseball celebration was held at Lenhart Field in Victoria, Va. on Monday, July 19, with donations presented by numerous community businesses. Each year, Meridian Waste donates $50,000 towards civic activities in Lunenburg County. At the request … Read More

Child Killed In Springfield Road crash

New details on a deadly crash that happened last weekend. Virginia State Poclie say a 4 year old child was killed in crash near Route 683, or SPringfield Road, just to the south of Route 764 or Barnes Road. VSP sais a 2005 Chevy Impala was headed north when it ran off the right side of the road, struck a … Read More

One Way Traffic On North STreet Begins Today

A traffic alert for you in Farmville. Don’e forget that a portion of North Street is being changed to one-way startying today. The change is being made between West 3rd Street to High STreet. Farmville Town COuncil took up the issue when it received a number of traffic complaints about congestion there. The street is home to the North Street … Read More

SEC’s YouthTECH program scheduled for August 7

Media members in Southside Electric Cooperative’s service area are invited to cover SEC’s YouthTECH program on Saturday, Aug. 7, at Hooper Park in Crewe from 10 a.m.-12 noon. Twelve area high school students will receive new laptops from the Cooperative. Students and their families will attend; former 5th District Congressman Robert Hurt will be the guest speaker; and SEC President … Read More

FFA Officers Chapter Officer Leadership Training Conference

The Appomattox Senior FFA and Middle School FFA Chapter officers recently participated in the Chapter Officer Leadership Training (COLT) conference held at Appomattox County High School. During the three-day conference, student leaders practiced developing teamwork and communication skills. There were multiple opportunities for students to practice public speaking, parliamentary procedure, and program planning. Each officer team spent hours developing a … Read More

FireFly Fiber Broadband To Host Virtual Town Meetings

Firefly Fiber BroadbandSM, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC), will be hosting a virtual town hall meeting on Thursday, July 29 at 6 p.m. and on Monday, August 2 at noon to review their exciting Regional Internet Service Expansion (RISE) project. To sign up for one of the Virtual Town Hall Meetings, please visit The RISE … Read More

Motorcycle Crash In Mecklenburg County Claims One Life

Virginia State Poclie are investigating a deadly crash that took place in Mecklenburg County. Reports show the crash happened on Saturday just after 5:30 p.m. on Route 723, less than one mile south of Route 747 or Hill Top Road. A 2011 Harley-Davidson motorcycle was traveling south on Route 723/Shiney Rock Road. As the motorcycle entered a curve, it ran … Read More

Traffic Pattern Chages on North Street In Farmville

Some traffic pattern changes to note in Farmville. At the July 14, 2021, council meeting, the Farmville Town Council voted to permanently change North Street between West Third Street and High Street to one-way. Beginning on Friday, July 30, 2021, traffic will flow south on North Street from West Third Street to High Street.

Keysville Man Arrested on Grand Larceny and Possession Charges

On Thursday July 22, 2021, members of the Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Office, the Virginia State Police, and the Piedmont Drug Gang/Task Force executed a search warrant at a residence in the Kingsville area of Prince Edward County. The search resulted in the apprehension of a wanted subject. Arrested was 33-year-old Joshua Turbyfill of Keysville, Virginia. He was wanted for … Read More