Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes Ironworks Financial

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Ironworks Financial to Farmville with a Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Celebration. Joni Beachly and managing partner John Dennis are excited to expand their business and call Farmville their second home. Ironworks Financial is located at 311 North Main Street in Farmville and has a second office in Midlothian. Joni and John are committed to … Read More

P E Co Receives Virginia Tourism WanderLove Recovery Grant for Tourism

The Prince Edward County Visitor Center and Office of Tourism has received $10,000.00 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 … Read More

PECPS To Decide On Returning Students To In-Person Classes

The Prince Edward County School Board is due to meet tonight for a decision on whether to return students to in-person classes for the second half of the semester, which begins October 19th. There will be time set aside for comments from the public. On Monday, Superintendent Dr. Barbara Johnson said there will be two options offered. No maytter what, … Read More

Farmville’s Red Front Trading Co. Store To Close For Good

Despite opening for the first time in months, it was a bittersweet re-opening for the Red Front Trading COmpany in Farmville Monday. The reopening was held in order to begin liquidation of assets, as the store will eventually close for good. Store owner Bobby Carter told the Farmville Herald that he is not entirely sure when the last day will … Read More

Centra Celebrates National Health Care Supply Chain Week

Every October, Centra celebrates National Health Care Supply Chain Week to recognize and honor health care supply chain professionals for their outstanding contributions to health care and the overall success of the supply chain.

Town of Dillwyn Halloween Event

In keeping with the CDC’s recommendations, please note that the Town of Dillwyn and the Buckingham Chamber of Commerce are canceling the Annual Trick or Treat Activity held on Main Street.  Check the link on the Town’s Facebook page for more information.

VIRGINIA STATE POLICE PROMOTE TWO TO EXECUTIVE STAFF

On Sept. 10, 2020, Virginia State Police Captain Keenon C. Hook joined the Department’s Executive Staff as a Deputy Director of the Bureau of Administrative and Support Services (BASS). Hook, now a Major, has served with Virginia State Police since graduating the academy in 2001 with the 101st Basic Session. Hook succeeds Major F. Daniel Glick, who is retiring effective … Read More

P.E. County Conference Call Line Changed

Due to the COVID-19 Emergency, the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors is operating pursuant to and in compliance with the Board of Supervisors’ “EMERGENCY CONTINUITY OF OPERATIONS ORDINANCE.”  While physical (in-person) access to public meetings is not permitted, the public may participate by calling a designated conference call line. The County is utilizing a new line with a new … Read More

Centra Southside Donates $8K To PEC Meals On Wheels

Meals on Wheels in Prince Edward County has been given a new lifeline, now that Centra Southside has given an 8-thousand dollar grant to the program. The money comes out of Centra’s annual grants and sponsorships program that provides about 175-thousand dollars to organizations in Prince Edward County each year. In a statement, Centra says that its grant program was … Read More

VIRGINIA STATE POLICE LAUNCHES NEW FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST WEBSITE

Effective Oct. 1, 2020, the Virginia State Police launched a new website strictly designed to aid the public with submitting and tracking Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests related to the Department. Located at www.vsp.nextrequest.com, the public may now use the web-based public records portal to submit their FOIA requests. The records management system also is available to attorneys to upload … Read More