Buckingham County Crash Leaves Dillwyn Woman Dead

Virginia State Police is investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash in Buckingham County. The crash occurred Saturday, at 3:45 a.m. on Route 60, less than a mile east of Route 630. A 2000 Nissan Sentra was traveling west on Route 60 when it ran off the right side of the highway, struck a tree, overturned multiple times and struck a second … Read More

Virginia Department of Forestry Offers Cost-Share to Remove Ash Trees from Public Property

In response to the statewide decline of ash trees due to the introduction of the emerald ash borer (EAB), the Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) is offering financial assistance to remove dead or dying ash trees from the public landscape. Municipalities, local government agencies, non-profit entities on public lands, and/or tribal communities are eligible to apply to receive funding through … Read More

VSP INVESTIGATING FATAL BUCKINGHAM COUNTY CRASH

At 3:47 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 1), Virginia State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash in Buckingham County. A car traveling in the 2000 block of James Anderson Highway (Rte. 60) ran off the road, struck the guardrail and went over an embankment. There is one confirmed fatality. A second person was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of serious injuries. … Read More

PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY ANNOUNCES GRANTS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES AND NONPROFITS ( GRANTS ALLOCATED FROM FEDERAL CARES ACT FUNDING)

Prince Edward County has received a total of $ 1,989,387 from the federal government from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. A second round of funding of $1,989,387 will be received in the near future. A committee consisting of representatives from the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors, the Prince Edward County Industrial Development Authority, and the … Read More

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY TENNIS, FOUR TIGERS EARN ITA ALL-ACADEMIC AWARDS

The Hampden-Sydney College tennis team has been named as a recipient of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team Award. The Tigers chosen for the academic honor with an overall team GPA of 3.39 during 2019-20. The ITA recently recognized 125 NCAA Division III intercollegiate men’s programs that posted team grade point averages of 3.2 or higher for the most recent academic … Read More

High Bridge Trail State Park To Expand

After 15 years of work, the Virginia Department of Conservation has bought 30 acres of land in Pamplin from Norfolk Southern Railroad. The plan is to expand High Bridge Trail State Park. The conservation department says the goal of the project is to connect the trail to its planned western terminus near the Pamplin train depot. Virginia State Parks Director … Read More

LONGWOOD BASEBALL HAULS IN ABCA TEAM ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARD

A record-setting performance in the classroom in 2019-20 put Longwood baseball in elite company, earning the Lancers the American Baseball Coaches Association’s (ABCA) prestigious Team Academic Excellence Award. On the strength of a 3.22 team grade point average, Longwood was one of just 67 Division I baseball programs to make the ABCA’s list, which recognized college and high school teams … Read More

Charlotte Court House Man Sent To Prison For Cocaine Distribution

A CHarlotte COunty man was sent to prison for six years this past week. Judge Kimberly S. White ordered Donald C. Bass, of Charlotte Court House to prison for distributing cocaine. The full sentence was 20 years, but Judge White suspended much of the sentence, meaning Bass will get out in six years if he follows a number of conditions … Read More

Appomattox FFA Elects Officers

Five chapter members from the Appomattox Senior FFA chapter gathered in late July to participate in a leadership seminar. Chapter advisors organized a three-day, socially-distanced event that focused on leadership development, personal growth, and teamwork. At the end of the event, participants were nominated for an FFA officer position for the 2020-2021 school year. The following individuals are slated to … Read More

Prince Edward Schools Move Entirely Online

Meanwhile, Prince Edward County Public Schoolsd said Tuesday that the first nine weeks of cvlasses would be conducted entirely online. Superintnendent Dr. Barbara Johnson addressed school district leaders and parents by Facebook Live and Zoom yesterday. As with Charlotte COunty, the district had first adopted a hybrid model that had students engaging in a mix of remote and in-person learning. … Read More