VIRGINIA STATE POLICE ENFORCEMENT PRACTICES OF GOVERNOR’S EXECUTIVE ORDERS AND DIRECTIVES

The Virginia State Police encourages all Virginians to adhere to Virginia Governor Northam’s directives and do their part by staying home in order to best mitigate the exposure and spread of COVID-19 within the Commonwealth. State troopers, for their personal protection and for the safety of the public, are minimizing their direct contact with the public. All Department recruitment events, … Read More

Buckingham Leaders Warned Of Possible Rapid Spread Of COVID-19

The Virginia Department of Health is reporting a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the Piedmont Heralth District in Cumberland County. The patient is a 68 year old female. This is the first patient in Cumberland County to test positive for the virus. Meanwhile, Buckingham County leaders were warned of a possible rapid spread of COVID-19 at their emergency meeting on … Read More

FIRST CONFIRMED CASE COVID-19 in Cumberland County

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) is reporting a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the Piedmont Health District of a 68 year-old female resident of Cumberland County.  To protect patient confidentiality, no further information will be provided about this patient and VDH does not provide specific information on an investigation. For any case of communicable illness, VDH does “contact tracing”.  … Read More

WFLO Makes Change to Call Flo Due to Covid 19

In light of Covid 19, to keep our employees, and our Call Flo interview guests safe, all Call Flo interviews will be done by phone ONLY until further notice. At this time, the office will still remain open between the weekday hours of 7am to 4pm, for people to pick up prizes.

CONFIRMED CASE OF CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) IN BUCKINGHAM COUNTY

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) is reporting a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the Piedmont Health District of a Buckingham County resident in their 50’s. To protect patient confidentiality, no further information will be provided about this patient and VDH does not provide specific information on an investigation. For any case of communicable illness, VDH does “contact tracing.” We … Read More

Piedmont Health District Announces Fatality of Resident from COVID-19

The Virginia Department of Health’s Piedmont Health District announced that a resident of the district, a man in his 70’s, who was ill with COVID-19 has died. No additional information is being provided about this individual. “Sadly, we have experienced our first local COVID-19 related fatality. We send our sincere condolences to this person’s family, “said H. Robert Nash, MD, … Read More

PEC SCHOOLS MEAL OPTIONS UPDATE

Prince Edward County Schools will utilize the USDA Summer Food Service Program to provide bagged breakfast and lunch meals during the COVID-19 school closure. Meals will be available to all children up to age 18 regardless of income level. Meals will be served “drive through style” so no need to get out of the car. Any questions feel free to … Read More

United Way Duck Derby Postponed

Not surprisingly, the United Way of Prince Edward County has postponed the Third Annual Great Farmville Duck Derby. “As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak and the cancellation of the 2020 Heart of Virginia Festival, the United Way … has decided to postpone our Annual Duck Derby Race,” the group’s all-volunteer board of directors said in a statement. “We hope … Read More

SEC MAINTAINS ELECTRIC SERVICE DURING PANDEMIC

Southside Electric Cooperative (SEC) continues to keep the power flowing to its members across 18 counties, while also taking steps to prevent the coronavirus from spreading. Linemen for the Crewe-based distribution cooperative are maintaining power lines, replacing poles, updating equipment and responding to outages. They are also keeping social distance between themselves and members, getting their job assignments each morning … Read More

Today is Doctors’ Day!

March 30 is National Doctors’ Day, an annual observance aimed at appreciating physicians who help save lives everywhere. This year, we are particularly thankful to those doctors who are on the front lines every day in this health crisis.