Former Farmville Resident Found Dead In Kentucky

A former Prince Edward County woman has been found dead in Kentucky. Kentucky State Poclie say 21 year-old Sarah Townsend, orginially from Farmville, was shot and killed in Calloway County, Kentucky on Friday. A statement from Kentucky State Poclie says 22 year-old Julius Sotomayor was arrested early Saturday morning in Dexter, Kentucky, and charged with murder, auto theft, and tampering … Read More

Two Killed In Buckingham County Crash Saturday

We begin today with a deadly crash in Buckingham COunty. Virginia State Poclie say troopers responded to a twi vehicle crash in the 1600 block of Gravel Hill Road in Buckingham County. Two people in the same vehicle were killed. The driver of the other vehicle was flown to a nearby hospital. The crash remains under investigation and VSP has … Read More

LONGWOOD LANCERS DOMINATE IN 3-0 ROAD WIN OVER BALL STATE

MUNCIE, Ind. – Kolbey Donahue and Zoe Tierney each picked up their first career goals and the suffocating Lancer defense held Ball State to just one shot as Longwood field hockey beat Ball State 3-0 on Friday afternoon at the Briner Sports Complex. The Lancers’ dominant performance marked their fewest shots allowed by Mid-American Conference foe since holding Central Michigan … Read More

LONGWOOD HEADS TO RICHMOND FOR SATURDAY DOUBLEHEADER

Following the cancellation of Longwood baseball’s three-game series this weekend against Campbell, the Lancers have added a doubleheader against Richmond to the schedule. The doubleheader is set for Saturday, March 27, and will feature a pair of nine-inning games. Game one begins at 11 a.m. Longwood (8-11, 2-6 Big South) and Richmond (7-4) last met in 2018. The two teams … Read More

Road Closings

Eastbound U.S. Route 360, Patrick Henry Highway, in Prince Edward County from Bruceville Road, state route 701 in Lunenburg County to Moores Ordinary Road, state route 728 in Prince Edward County is currently closed for emergency repairs and a detour established. Eastbound traffic is being detoured off US 360 E to Route 701, onto Route 728 and back onto US … Read More

FARMVILLE POLICE DETECTIVE SEEKS BURIAL FOR DECEASED VETERAN

On January 12, 2021, Farmville Police responded to a call for service for the unattended death of Robert Garrad Jr. Detectives learned that he was a Vietnam Veteran with no family to claim the body. The Prince Edward County Sheriff, by code, paid for the cremation. Normally this is where our investigation would have ended. Fearing this Vietnam Veteran would … Read More

VSP INVESTIGATING FATAL CRASH IN BUCKINGHAM COUNTY

At 4:13 a.m. Monday (March 22), Virginia State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on Route 602 a half mile south of Route 655. A 2000 Volkswagen Jetta was traveling south when it ran off the left side of the road, striking a ditch and several trees. The driver, Leroy J. Chambers, 42, of Scottsville, Va., and the passenger, Randall … Read More

Man Arrested For Appomattox County Murder

A man wanted in connection to an Appomattox COunty homicide has been arrested in Florida. 20 year-old Keyanta Robinson, of Madison Heights, was arrested February 24th in Pinellas COunty, Florida. He’s being held in connection to the death of Carlos L. Rose, of Bedford County. Rose had been reported missing and his body was later found in a burned out … Read More

Meherrin Volunteer Fire Rescue To Hold Easter Fundraiser

Meherrin Volunteer Fire and Rescue is organizing an Easter event fundraising for kids and families. The “Egg My Yard” fundraiser will pit small teams of volunteers with fire and EMS personnell who will hide candy and proze-filled eggs for the kids in your yard on the Saturday night before Easter. Because of the pandemic, the organization’s fundraisers have mostly been … Read More