ROUTE 621 CLOSED MID-JULY THROUGH AUGUST

Motorists should anticipate delays on Brook Hill Road (Route 621) over a Tributary of Appomattox River in Cumberland County beginning mid-July due to a culvert replacement project. Beginning July 12, 2021, Route 621 from Old Buckingham Road (Route 13) in Cumberland County to Stoney Point Road (Route 620 in Amelia County) will close. The work should end by August 20, … Read More

Spring Cleaning Yields Historic Find

Rangers at Twin Lakes State Park found hidden treasure while spring cleaning this year–an artifact that brought to life the park’s history. Originally named Prince Edward State Park, ours was the only Virginia State Park accessible to African Americans when it opened in 1950. People from across the commonwealth, and even other states, traveled to Prince Edward County to swim, … Read More

ROUTE 45 at ROUTE 690 VIRTUAL DESIGN PUBLIC HEARING in CUMBERLAND

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold a Virtual Design Public Hearing on Tuesday, June 22 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. to discuss the design features of a highway improvement project on Route 45 at Route 690 in Cumberland County. The project involves the construction of a roundabout at the 45/690 intersection. The roundabout will consist of a … Read More

FARMVILLE GARBAGE ROUTE CHANGED FOR JUNETEENTH HOLIDAY

In observance of the Juneteenth holiday, the town offices will be closed on Friday, June 18, 2021. With Friday, being the observed holiday, there will be no residential or business garbage pickup, cardboard pickup or miscellaneous/brush pickup on this day. All business garbage and cardboard collections will resume on Monday, June 21st.  If there are any questions, please call the … Read More

Farmville Downtown Pargnership Receives 2021 National Main Street Accreditation

Farmville Downtown Partnership ha sbeen designated as an accredited Main Street program for meeting rigorous performance standards. Every year, Main Street America and its partners announce the list of accredited programs to recognize their exceptional commitment to preservation-based economic development and community revitilization through the Main Street approach. In 2020, Main Street AMerica programs generated 4.1 billion dollars worth of … Read More

PIEDMONT HEALTH DISTRICT ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL MOBILE VACCINATION CLINICS LOCATIONS

The Virginia Department of Health’s Piedmont Health District, in coordination with the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) and other supporting partners, has announced the dates and locations of its second week of mobile vaccination clinics. These mobile clinics will offer free COVID-19 vaccines for those 18 and older in a series of smaller and more local clinics, primarily in … Read More

FireFly Broadband Offers Discounts To Eligible Households With Emergency Broadband Benefit

FireFly Broadband is now offereing discounts to eligible households with the Emergency Broadband Benefit. The benefit is part of the current COVID-19 relief bill from the federal government and it provides funding to enable internet providers like Firefly to offer discounted internet service to households in need, even if the household is already receiving Lifeline assistance. The discount can be … Read More

Farmville Boil Water Notice Rescinded

Update on Town Wide Water Outage – All mandatory water testing has been completed with no bacteria present. The Boil Water Notice has been rescinded.

Pine Grove Elementary School Named As Endangered Historic Site

Cumberland County’s Pine Grove Elementary School is being recognized by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The school is said to be one of the most endangered historic places in the entire country. In a statement last week, the Trust said the Pine Grove Elementary School is one of the few remaining Rosenwald Schools that were established in rural communities … Read More

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