VSP Investigating Fatal Cumberland County Crash *CORRECTION*

Virginia State Police Trooper J.P. Campbell is investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash in Cumberland County. The crash occurred May 30 at 4 a.m. on Carter Road, approximately 2 miles south of Sunnyside Road.  A 2002 Pontiac Bonneville was traveling south on Carter Road when it ran off the left side and struck a tree. The driver, Calvin J. Rice, 44, … Read More


On Friday, May 28, 2021, the United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force and Buckingham County Sheriff’s Office arrested Tashon Lamont Brown, age 21, of Farmville, wanted for multiple Felony offenses related to the May 1, 2021, shooting incident on South Virginia Street.  Brown was turned over to Farmville Police and is now incarcerated at Piedmont Regional Jail without bond. The … Read More

Farmville Food Lion Will Soon Offer Pickup Service

Farmville’s Food Lion grocery store will soon offer grocery pickup service. “Food Lion To-Go” logos have been painted onto several parking stalls in the lot. On Friday, the store said in a news release that it is expanding to-go grocery services to Farmville starting June 28th. Customers will be able to confirm availability and place their orders through the Food … Read More

Virginia Dept. Of Forestry Launches New Website

The Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) is excited to announce the launch of its improved agency website, which includes new and updated content to serve the forestry community. It serves as the go-to resource about forestry in Virginia for landowners, land managers, and forest industry professionals. The new website can be viewed here: https://dof.virginia.gov There are several new features that … Read More