Appomattox FFA Competes In State Small Engines Troubleshooting Finals

Carter Swanberg, a junior at Appomattox County High School, participated in the state finals for the FFA Small Engine Troubleshooting Career Development Event (CDE). The contest was held at the State Fair of Virginia. In order to qualify for event, Swanberg had to first win the chapter, federation and area contests. During the Small Engines Troubleshooting CDE, Swanberg completed a … Read More

Appomattox FFA Competes in State Small Engines Troubleshooting Finals

Carter Swanberg, a junior at Appomattox County High School, participated in the state finals for the FFA Small Engine Troubleshooting Career Development Event (CDE). The contest was held at the State Fair of Virginia. In order to qualify for event, Swanberg had to first win the chapter, federation and area contests. During the Small Engines Troubleshooting CDE, Swanberg completed a … Read More

Piedmont Health District to Offer COVID-19 Vaccination Booster at Clinic in Amelia

The Virginia Department of Health’s Piedmont Health District will offer COVID-19 vaccine boosters for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in accordance with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) at the COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Amelia Friday, October 15 from noon to 4 p.m. This clinic will be located at the War Memorial Building at … Read More

Dillwyn Repair Service Receives Chamber Award For October

Dillwyn Repair Service, owned and operated by the Agee Family, is the Business of the Month Award Recipient from the Buckingham Chamber of Commerce. Pictured are, from left, Sandra Moss, Barbara Wheeler, Ruth Lyle, Brother Max, Faye Shumaker, Keith Agee and Trevor Agee. “This small business plays a vital role in the lives of so many in our community,” said … Read More

VDOF is Now Taking Tree Seedling Orders

Every October, the Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) opens its Seedling Store, which offers a variety of seedlings for online purchase to Virginians. Our seedlings are grown and sold directly from our self-supporting Forestry Centers without replanting, and are bred for Virginia soils and climate. In addition to our selection of over 40 individual species, we also offer several specialty … Read More

New Film To Raise Awareness About Sexual And Domestic Abuse

According to The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), more than10 million people in the United States are physically abused, by an intimate partner, in a year. This is animportant issue that needs more awareness. Recollection film hopes to do just that when it premieres in2021.Recollection follows Taylor Mason – played by Kolby Logue, as she navigates the struggles of … Read More

LONGWOOD UNIVERSITY THEATRE and MUSIC DEPARTMENTS Announces an Upcoming Production

LONGWOOD UNIVERSITY THEATRE and MUSIC DEPARTMENTS Announces an Upcoming Production of Music Theatre International’s All Together Now!: A Global Event Celebrating Local Theatre Performances to take place November 12 – 14, 2021 A fantastic selection of songs are featured in this brand new musical revue from shows including Rent, Les Misérables, Into the Woods, Matilda, Hairspray, Disney’s Beauty and the … Read More

LONGWOOD SAAC RAISING MONEY FOR K-12 STUDENTS IN NEED THROUGH PENNIES FOR PRINCE CAMPAIGN

The Longwood Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is raising money for K-12 students at Prince Edward County Public Schools this month with the “Pennies for Prince” coin drive. All proceeds from the student-athlete fundraiser will benefit children in need at Prince Edward Schools, in coordination with school administrators at the district’s elementary, middle and high schools. For the fundraiser, members … Read More

FREE DRIVE-THRU COVID-19 TESTING SERVICES TO BE OFFERED IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY

The Piedmont Health District will offer free drive-thru COVID-19 screening and testing services at Southside Virginia Community College, located at 200 Daniel Road.  Testing will be available on Tuesday, October 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and then every Monday from October 18 to November 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event is a drive-thru event and … Read More

Charlotte County To Use Pandemic Relief Money To Pay Some Deputies

Charlotte County will use some of the funding it got for pandemic relief to provide some sheriff employees a pay bonus. Sheriff Royal Freeman asked the county supervisors to compensate 11 deputies for funding they did not receive through the Virginia Compensation Board. In all, the total cost for all payments will be 33-thousand dollars. 29 other employees got the … Read More