AP Scholar Awards Given at Prince Edward County Public Schools

The AP Program gives recognition to students that have achieved at a high level by giving AP Scholar Awards.  These awards are an acknowledgment that a student has demonstrated outstanding college-level success through AP courses and exams.  There are multiple Award Levels that become successively more difficult to obtain.   The levels are determined by score, average score and number of … Read More

Dillwyn Woman Killed In Weekend Crash

A Dillwyn woman is identified as the victim of a Saturday crash along Route 60 in Buckingham County. Virginia State Polcie say the crash happened just before 4am in the 2000 block of James Anderson Highway. Troopers found that the car had run off the road and flipped over an ambankment, then overturned several times before striking a tree line. … Read More

Centra Now Allowing One Patient Visitor At A Time

Centra is now allowing one visitor per patient at its facilioties in Virginia, including Centra Southside in Farmville. It’s the first time since the COVID-19 restrictions went into effect banning patient visitors that they have been allowed to accompany loved ones. A statement from the hospital says the decision was made after careful consideration, despite the fact that COVID-19 remains … Read More

Farmville ICE Detainee Dies Of Coronavirus Complications

We’re learning that one of the detainees at the Farmville ICE detention center has died of complications related to COVID-19. Immigrations and Public Affairs Spokesperson Kate Pote said Friday that the detainee was 72 years old and from Canada. He reporteldy died on Wednesday at an area hospital. This is the first COVID-19-related death at the Farmville facility, but it … Read More

Henrico County High School Drops Confederate Nickname

An area high school will no longer use a Confederate-related nickname, officials announced. Douglas S. Freeman High School in Henrico County will drop the name “Rebels” based on the results of a community poll and a recommendation from a school committee that supported the change, news outlets reported Thursday. Nearly two-thirds of the poll’s 1,500 respondents voted to change it, … Read More

LONGWOOD MSOC: ATKINSON ANNOUNCES 16 NEWCOMERS FOR 2020

With the 2020 season on the horizon, Longwood men’s head soccer coach Jon Atkinson unveiled a group of 16 newcomers set to join the Lancer roster at the start of the fall semester. The group bolsters Longwood’s lineup at every level with a versatile group that includes eight forwards, five midfielders, three defenders and a goalkeeper. The 16-player cohort is also in-state … Read More

Keysville Hardware To Close For Good

Over in Keysville, now, where the Keysville Hardware and Farm Supply store is closing up shop for good. Butch Shook, who owns the business, confirmed that the store will close at the end of this month agfter nearly 30 years in business. Shook says he is retiring. He and his brother Larry bought the store in 1999. The NAPA Auto … Read More

School Board Member’s Social Media Post Sparks Protest

We mentioned yesterday that a Charlotte County School Board member has come under fire for a social media post who shared a story on her personal FGacebook page about the George Floyd Hologram Memorial Project, which is scheduled to make a stop in Richmond soon. But Teresa Dunaway sparked controversy when she expressed contempt for the project. Her post prompted … Read More

Charlotte County To Discuss Potential Removal Of Confederate Monument

The Cnfederate statue discussion is now moving to Charlotte COunty. The supervisors met recently to discuss the matter after hearing from a number of local citizens. The statuye currently sits on a pedestal in the courthouse square. Vice Chairman Gary Walker moved to table any more discussion or actuion on the matter until the county could hold a formal public … Read More