PECPS Announces Homecoming King and Queen

Congratulations to Monay Johnson and Tavion Walker. Monay Johnson is the daughter of Demetria Johnson of Rice and the granddaughter of the late Herbert and Joan Crawley. She has excelled in her academic career here at Prince Edward and has maintained membership in the National Honor Society. While pursuing her academics she took an interest in the nursing field and … Read More

FFA Team 2nd place in State Tractor Troubleshooting Contest

Two students from the Appomattox County High School FFA chapter competed in the State FFA Tractor Troubleshooting Career Development Event at the 2021 State Fair of Virginia. In order to attend the state championship event, students had to first win at the chapter, federation and area levels this fall. Bruce Jones and Andrew Gallier represented ACHS FFA for the State … Read More

Piedmont Health District to Offer Vaccination Boosters in Blackstone

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 Blackstone on Friday, October 8 from noon to 4 p.m. This clinic will be at the Blackstone Volunteer Fire Department … Read More

JEROME KERSEY BIOGRAPHY NOW AVAILABLE IN HARDBACK AND E-BOOK FORMAT

FARMVILLE, Va. – In the culmination of a project that was decades in the making, the biography of Longwood legend and 17-year NBA veteran Jerome Kersey, titled “Jerome Kersey: Overcoming the Odds” and written by longtime Portland sports journalist Kerry Eggers, is now available for purchase. Published by Dementi Milestone Publishing and pulled together by a team that includes Longwood … Read More

COOPERATIVE CED TO RETIRE; SEARCH UNDERWAY FOR SUCCESSOR

CREWE, VIRGINIA – Southside Electric Cooperative today announced the launch of a nationwide search for a new chief executive officer. Current President and CEO Jeff Edwards has announced his retirement, effective July 2022, closing a 37-year career at electric cooperatives in North Carolina and Virginia. He served as a cooperative CEO for 24 of those years, including the last 14 … Read More

PIEDMONT HEALTH DISTRICT TO OFFER COVID-19 VACCINATON BOOSTER AT CLINIC IN KEYSVILLE

(KEYSVILLE, Va.)  — 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 Keysville on Friday, October 1 from noon to 4 p.m. This clinic will be located at Southside … Read More

WILSON CROWNED STATE CHAMPION

Both Thomas Wilson and Carter Swanberg from the Appomattox County High School FFA chapter competed in the State FFA Lawn Tractor Operators Safety Contest at the 2021 State Fair of Virginia. Each student completed a written exam about lawn tractor operation, safety, and lawn maintenance. They also identified common lawn tractor parts and engine components, a variety of turf insects, … Read More

DR. BIKRAM BAL OF CENTRA SOUTHSIDE GASTROENTEROLOGY CENTER IN FARMVILLE AWARDED RECOGNITION AS A TOP DOCTOR IN VIRGINIA

SEPTEMBER 27, 2021/ Dr. Bikram Bal of the Centra Southside Gastroenterology Center has been awarded recognition as a Top Doctor in Virginia. This award is presented to physicians in the Virginia area as an Official Recognition of Continued Commitment to Providing Nothing Short of Excellence. The annual “Top Doctors” list is compiled based on peer and panel recommendations. This year, … Read More

FARMVILLE POLICE PROMOTE BREAST CANCER MONTH

This October, the Farmville Police Department is proud to participate in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is one of the most common kinds of cancer in women after skin cancer. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point. The good news is that most women can survive breast … Read More

Rotary Club of Farmville Gives Back

The Rotary Club of Farmville is grateful for the work Piedmont Senior Resources does in our community. The club was happy to donate $500 to Piedmont Senior Resources to help with their latest Fundraiser, The Duck Derby.