UPDATE TO WATER SITUATION IN FARMVILLE

A drive-through water distribution station for bottled drinking water will open for Town water system customers this afternoon, Monday, June 7, 2021, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Prince Edward-Farmville Youth Association Gymnasium, 2750 Layne Street, Farmville, VA. Each household will be provided one free case of bottle water. An update to the water situation. This morning, Town … Read More

UPDATE TO WATER OUTAGE in FARMVILLE

Public Works has located the source of the water issue, and they are working to repair the problem. As your water service comes back online, please be advised there is a precautionary Boil Water Advisory in effect.

TOWN WIDE WATER OUTAGE in FARMVILLE

Be advised the town is currently experiencing a town wide water outage. Public Works is out investigating the issue at this time. While they are out, you may experience a water outage or low water pressure. We are advising residents to refrain from using your hot water. This will drain your hot water heater, and it can potentially cause your … Read More

PRINCE EDWARD WILL ENCOURAGE STUDENT VACCINATIONS WITH SCHOLARSHIPS

Prince Edward County has launched an innovative scholarship fund for students who receive their COVID-19 vaccinations. The board of supervisors has approved the awarding of five $1,000 scholarships which will be distributed via a drawing to be held on August 2, 2021. “Vaccinating the children of Prince Edward County is the endgame in the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Doug Stanley, Prince … Read More

Paris Ceramics America Receives Loan from Prince Edward County Industrial Development Authority

Paris Ceramics America was approved to receive a loan from the Prince Edward County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) that will allow the artesian flooring manufacturing company to expand their Farmville operation located in the Prince Edward County Business Park. The additional equipment purchase will allow Paris Ceramics America to hire an additional five full-time highly-skilled CNC operators to join the … Read More

Town of Farmville Traffic Alert

The Town of Farmville will be replacing the brick pavers under the arch on South Main Street just past McDonald’s. This section of South Main Street will be closed starting at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 8th and will remain closed through approximately 12:00 noon on Wednesday, June 9th. South bound traffic will be detoured onto Madison Street and Venable … Read More

VSP Investigating Fatal Cumberland County Crash *CORRECTION*

Virginia State Police Trooper J.P. Campbell is investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash in Cumberland County. The crash occurred May 30 at 4 a.m. on Carter Road, approximately 2 miles south of Sunnyside Road.  A 2002 Pontiac Bonneville was traveling south on Carter Road when it ran off the left side and struck a tree. The driver, Calvin J. Rice, 44, … Read More

SECOND ARREST MADE IN SHOOTING INCIDENT

On Friday, May 28, 2021, the United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force and Buckingham County Sheriff’s Office arrested Tashon Lamont Brown, age 21, of Farmville, wanted for multiple Felony offenses related to the May 1, 2021, shooting incident on South Virginia Street.  Brown was turned over to Farmville Police and is now incarcerated at Piedmont Regional Jail without bond. The … Read More

Farmville Food Lion Will Soon Offer Pickup Service

Farmville’s Food Lion grocery store will soon offer grocery pickup service. “Food Lion To-Go” logos have been painted onto several parking stalls in the lot. On Friday, the store said in a news release that it is expanding to-go grocery services to Farmville starting June 28th. Customers will be able to confirm availability and place their orders through the Food … Read More

Virginia Dept. Of Forestry Launches New Website

The Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) is excited to announce the launch of its improved agency website, which includes new and updated content to serve the forestry community. It serves as the go-to resource about forestry in Virginia for landowners, land managers, and forest industry professionals. The new website can be viewed here: https://dof.virginia.gov There are several new features that … Read More