Prince Edward County Man Killed in Tragic RV Camper Accident

We’re also learning some new information about a tragic crash that happened last week. Prince Edward County Sheriff LA Epps says it happened on March 27th just before 9pm in the 3700 block of Meherrin Road. Dispatchers received a call that someone was trapped underneath the wreckage of an RV camper. As deputies arrived, they found 52 year-old John Burger … Read More

Longwood University Graduation Ceremonies Set

Longwood University is planning to celebrate commencement on May 14th and 15th. That’s according to an updated website for the Class of 2021 on Monday. The undergraduate ceremony is planned for May 15th at 9:30 a.m. on Wheeler Lawn. The graduate school ceremony will be Friday, Mat 14th at 5:30 p.m. on Stubbs Lawn. Each graduate is being limited to … Read More

Farmville Town Council Workshop This Week

The Farmville Town Council has a work session coming up this week. On Wednesday, the council will hear a preswentation on a new town website. They will also discuss a request to sign a new bus transpoortation agreement with Longwood University. Other contracts up for renewal include a janitorial serevice contract, and a new golf cart copntract. There will also … Read More

Bank Of Charlotte Welcomes Stuart P. Wilbourne As VP & Business Development Officer

The Bank of Charlotte County is pleased to announce Stuart P. Wilbourne has recently joined the Bank as Vice President and Business Development Officer. Wilbourne has over 33 years of banking experience and was previously employed by Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. and T.D. Bank, N.A. He most recently served for three years as the Major Gifts Officer at Hampden-Sydney College. … Read More

Burlgary At Cumberland County Pharmacy

Authorities in Cumberland County are on the hunt for the people responsible for a burglary at the Cumberland Pharmacy. The crime is believed to have taken place on Tuesday around 4am. Deputies had responded to the business at 1756 ANderson Highway, just off Route 60, because the security alarm was going off. Deputies arrived within three minutes of the alarm … Read More

Lancer ‘Giving Madness’ Yields New Record

FARMVILLE, Va. – On March 25, madness was cause for celebration. Longwood athletics’ annual day of giving known as Lancer Giving Madness reached new heights once again in 2021, as the global Longwood community pulled together to raise more than $120,000 for Longwood’s student-athletes and athletics programs. More than 800 donors combined to raise that record amount, which nearly doubled … Read More

Man Trapped Under RV Camper in Prince Edward

According to Prince Edward County Sheriff L.A. Epps, the Sheriff’s Office received a call on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at approximately 8:50 pm about a man trapped under a RV Camper.  This incident occurred in the 3700 block of Meherrin Road. When Deputies arrived at the scene, they found a 52-year-old man, John Burger, had been attempting to unload the … Read More

United Way of Prince Edward County Presents Checks

The United Way has a goal for the fiscal year of raising $60,000 for its partners, but those efforts have been stymied as the pandemic has shutdown many of the organization’s fundraising avenues. The organization’s letter campaign has been its only fundraiser so far, and fundraising has stalled at just short of halfway toward their goal. Hence, the group has … Read More

The United Way’s Ducks are Coming

The United Way of Prince Edward County’s popular fundraiser and tool to promote its signature and upcoming Great Farmville Duck Derby will begin soon, the group’s board of directors announced recently.The Third Annual Great Farmville Duck Derby was postponed last year as part of the Coronavirus shutdown but is expected to reemerge this fall, even if it has to be … Read More