Farmville Lions present annual awards

The Farmville Lions Club held their annual club social on Tuesday, June 15. During the event, several awards were presented for the 2020-2021 club year to honor members who demonstrate the Lion’s motto of “We Serve” by helping their community through service to the club. Steve Lindsey, newly elected president of the club, was awarded Lion of The Year. The … Read More

Farmville Garbage Route Changes for the July 4th Holiday

With Monday, July 5th, being the observed holiday for Independence Day, July 4th, there will be no residential or business garbage collection, cardboard collection, or miscellaneous/brush pickup on this day. Monday and Tuesday residential garbage will be picked up on Tuesday, July 6th. Please have your rollouts at the curb by 7:00 am that morning. Business garbage and cardboard will … Read More

Newcomb A Candidate For Charlotte County Supervisors

A new candidate has jumpe dinto the race for Charlotte County SUpervisor. Larry Newcomb has filed to seek the seat to represent the Wyliesburg/Red Oak District in the November general election. That seat is currently held by Kay Pierantoni, who announced earl;ier this year that she would not run for re-election. In a prepared statement, Newcomb said that he would … Read More

Developing A Historic District In Keysville

The town of Keysville is taking the next steps in developing a historic district. Several members of the Keysville Historic District will be taking pictures and documenting buildings and homes in several areas. Those areas include downtown, on Hill Avenue, Wilson Street, Church Street and a large area of King Street. The group is reminding residents that this effort has … Read More

FFA Chapter Best in State!

Appomattox Sr. FFA received top honors at the 95th Virginia FFA Convention. A hybrid 3 day virtual and 1 day in person convention took place in Rockingham County. The chapter placed first in the National Chapter Award contest. Out of 186 chapters and 9,901 FFA members across the Commonwealth, Appomattox placed first. The National Chapter Award contest is grounded in … Read More

Route 621 Closure Delayed

The closure ofBrook Hill Road (Route 621) over a Tributary of Appomattox River in Cumberland County is delayed until further notice. Route 621 from Old Buckingham Road (Route 13) in Cumberland County to Stoney Point Road (Route 620) in Amelia County was to be closed from July 12 until August 20, 2021. More immediate repairs will take place; however, that … Read More

Virginia Land Conservation Foundation Opens $7.5M Grant Round

The Virginia Land Conservation Foundation is accepting applications for $7.5 million in land conservation grants. State agencies, localities and nonprofit conservation entities are eligible to apply. The deadline is 4 p.m. on Aug. 9, 2021. Potential applicants are encouraged to attend a virtual workshop on June 30 from 10 a.m. until noon. Details about the workshop, the grant manual and … Read More

New Buckingham County Administrator Named

Buckingham County Supervisors have named a new county administrator to replace longtime administrator Becky Carter. The supervisors approved the hiring of Karl Carter, who is a familiar face. Carter has been the assistant county administrator and county finance director since 2005. He is a Buckingham native and grew up in the Slate River District. He is a graduate of Buckingham … Read More

Cody Woodson Computer Science Scholarship

Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Computer Science has created a scholarship fund in memory of Cody Woodson. The department plans to raise enough money to award kids like Cody every year for the foreseeable future. On Saturday, June 26th, in the parking lot of Reid Super Save Market in Dillwyn, there will be a yard/bake sale combination to raise money … Read More