MOTHER NATURE DELAYS GAME TWO OF BLUE-WHITE WORLD SERIES

After a thrilling opening game for the Blue & White World Series, game two has been postponed to Saturday, Oct. 17 due to inclement weather. The change means that Saturday afternoon now features a doubleheader to close out the series between the two teams with the first pitch of game two set for 1 p.m. The doubleheader will feature back-to-back seven-inning games … Read More

Interfaith Collective & Prince Edward County Partner To Distribute Resources

The Interfaith Collective, an organization led by community members of different faiths and denominations, is helping Prince Edward County to distribute cloth masks and hand sanitizer to underserved and historically disadvantaged communities that have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. The community project, “Safe Hands,” is bringing community members together to deliver resources directly to those in need. The Interfaith Collective … Read More

Interfaith Collective & Prince Edward County Partner to Distribute Resources

The Interfaith Collective, an organization led by community members of different faiths and denominations, is helping Prince Edward County to distribute cloth masks and hand sanitizer to underserved and historically disadvantaged communities that have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. The community project, “Safe Hands,” is bringing community members together to deliver resources directly to those in need. Recently, the County … Read More

Feds Appeal Restriction At Farmville Immigrant Detention Site

Justice Department lawyers on Tuesday appealed a federal judge’s order that bars them from transferring inmates to a Virginia immigration detention center that experienced a massive coronavirus outbreak. The interlocutory appeal takes jurisdiction over the case from U.S. District Court Judge Leonie Brinkema and puts it in front of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond. Brinkema issued … Read More

2 CVEC Lineworkers Graduate To Next Level

Twenty-one lineworkers from nine electric cooperatives in Virginia have graduated from apprentice to journeyman status following their completion of thousands of hours of extensive training. The lineworkers completed their final Step 8 journeyman class on October 2nd at the Electric Cooperative Training Center in Palmyra, Va. The Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives owns and operates the state-of-the-art … Read More

Farmville Chamber Awards October Looking Our Best Presentation

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Luck Stone is the October Looking our Best recipient. The LuckStone plant located on Prince Edward Highway is one of the Company’s newest locations. Not only does Luck Stone contribute to their community by giving and serving, but they also make the drive down Prince Edward Highway a little … Read More

Virginia State Parks offers free geo-referenced maps with Avenza

A new navigational resource for all Virginia State Parks is now available for free through Avenza Maps. Avenza is a mobile application that utilizes the internal GPS unit of a mobile phone to geo-reference the device’s location on a downloadable PDF map. As a user travels through the park, their location, indicated as a blue dot, moves in real-time on the map. … Read More

PSR RECEIVES $10,000 FROM TRUIST FOUNDATION

Piedmont Senior Resources (PSR) is proud to announce that it has received a $10,000 TRUIST Foundation COVID-19 Response grant for its home-delivered meal program, specifically toward the purchase of a new retro-fitted refrigerator van to safely transport meals to older adults. PSR provides home delivered meals, COVID-19 care packages, pet food, shelf-stable boxes and more essentials to more than 500 … Read More

Free Flu Shots Available At Centra Southside on 10/24

Centra Southside Medical Center, Prince Edward County, and the Virginia Department of Health will be offering free flu shots in Farmville on October 24, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. No insurance is necessary. The flu shots will be administered in a drive-through clinic, located at the rear of Centra Southside Medical Center, 935 South Main Street, Farmville. You must be … Read More

PEC School Board Votes To Delay The Re-Opening Of In-Person School And Revisit The Topic At November 4th School Board Meeting

The Prince Edward County School Board has voted to delay the re-opening of in-person school and revisit the topic at the November 4, 2020 school board meeting. This decision was made based on the latest health information from the Piedmont Health District. Prince Edward will continue with remote learning and will provide the same support to students and families as … Read More