Charlotte County Public Schools now abandoning it’s plan for in-person learning. Superintendent Robbie Mason said Friday that due to the rise in COVID-19 cases in the past few weeks, CCPS will move to a remote loearning plan for all students, scheduled to begin August 10th. A few days earlier, Mason had said he was confident that in-person learning would continue … Read More
On the crime beat, a local woman has been arrested and jailed for a weekend shooting. Prince Edward County Sheriff Tony Epps said Monday that deputies responded to the shooting at a home on Schultz Mill Road in Meherrin at about 9:30 Saturday night. When they got there, they found a man with a gunshot wound. The investigation revealed that … Read More
The Woodland, Inc, including its nursing and assisted living facilities, recently underwent an Infection Prevention and Control Assessment (IPCA) and was found to be an “exemplary facility with excellent preparation for COVID cases.” The inspection was coordinated by the Virginia Department of Health. “We take great pride in The Woodland’s safety record during this unprecedented health crisis,” President and CEO … Read More
A weekend protest in front of the Farmville ICE detention facility. On Saturday, dozens of people gathered to protest ICE and the city’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Last month, ICE tranferred dozens of detainees from detention centers in other states – to Farmville. Within a few days, almost 50 people tested positive for COVID-19. The latest report from ICA … Read More
St. John’s Lutheran Church, will be hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Wednesday, August 19, 2020. The drive will be held from 1:00 pm-6:00 pm, at St. John’s Lutheran Church at 1301 Milnwood Road, in Farmville VA. Only prescheduled appointments will be honored. No Walk-ins at this time.
The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce has received $1800 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) DMO WanderLove RecoveryGrant Program, a new grant made available to Virginia’s Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs) across the Commonwealth that have been heavily impacted by the novel coronavirus pandemic to fund recovery marketing initiatives. $866,504 in marketing grant funds were awarded to 90 Destination Marketing Organizations … Read More
Farmville, Virginia – The Town of Farmville Industrial Development Authority and the Prince Edward County Industrial Development Authority each made the decision to help boost the local economy and support local small businesses by each offering up $10,000 total for small businesses during this challenging time. The two authorities decided to collaborate to make the process more efficient for small … Read More
July 23, 2020 Hampden-Sydney Places New School-Record 109 Student-Athletes On The 2019-20 ODAC All-Academic Team HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, Va. — Hampden-Sydney College has placed a new school-record 109 student-athletes on the 2019-20 ODAC All-Academic Team. The Tigers are among a new ODAC record 2,646 individuals earning recognition on the prestigious All-Academic Team. This is the third time in the last four … Read More
The Buckingham Chamber of Commerce recently presented Gary Cline Realty with the Chamber’s Community Pride Award. Gary Cline Realty is located on U.S. Route 60 in the Court House Village.
The Buckingham Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed A Step Above Health Services to the community during a ribbon cutting ceremony. A Step Above is located in New Canton on Randolph Creek Road.