No Decision On Moody Creek Solar Project

The CHarlotte County Board of Supervisors has delayed taking action on a proposed solar farm. AT last week’s public hearing, the Charlotte Gazette reports that the supervisors took no vote concerning the Moody Creek Solar Project. Board CHairman Garland Hamlett Junior said the board would reconvene on August 28th to discuss the item further. Moody Creek SOlar LLC has filed … Read More

2019 Carlsbad Mayor’s Energy Summit Coming Up Sept 12

THE CARLSBAD MAYOR’S ENERGY SUMMIT IS JUST A FEW WEEKS AWAY. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… THE MAYOR’S ENERGY SUMMIT IS COMING UP SEPTEMBER 12th…CARLSBAD PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER KYLE MARKSTEINER SAYS IT’S OPEN TO FOLKS INSIDE AND OUTSIDE OF THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY… (CUT) FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE EVENT, GO TO CARLSBADFOUNDATION.ORG/SUMMIT.

VA Dept of Education Releases SOL Scores

WE’RE LEARNING MORE ABOUT THE VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT’S MOST RECENT ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL SCHOOLS’ STANDARDS OF LEARNING. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… STUDENTS ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH SAW READING TEST SCORES FALL ONE POINT — FROM 2017-2018 RESULTS — TO 78-PERCENT. ENGLISH WRITING FELL BY TWO POINTS TO 76-PERCENT. HISTORY AND SOCIAL STUDIES SCORES FELL BY FOUR POINTS TO 80-PERCENT. SCIENCE SCORES … Read More

Buckingham Chamber Awards Photographers

On Tuesday, Aug. 20, during the Buckingham  chamber of Commerce meeting, among the 60 plus who attended, the chamber awarded photographers with first, second, and third place awards. Pictured, from left, Danny Taylor, Donna McRae Jones, and Raymond Toney, pose with their first-place entries. Danny Taylor took Best Overall. Many thanks to Faye Shumaker for organizing and leading this great … Read More

GARBAGE ROUTE CHANGE FOR LABOR DAY

With Monday, September 2nd being Labor Day, there will be no residential or business garbage pickup, no cardboard pickup and no miscellaneous/brush pickup on this day. Monday and Tuesday residential garbage will be picked up on Tuesday, Sept. 3rd.  Please have your rollouts at the curb by 7:00 am that morning.  Business garbage and cardboard will be picked up on … Read More

PEC STEPS program To Get $3.4M for Head Start Programs

The Southside Training, Employment and Placement Services Inc, otherwise known as STEPS in Prince Edward County, is getting a nice windfall. STEPS will receive just over 3 million dollars for its Head Start programs. Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner mentioned in a statement that the funding comes from the federal department of health and human services. A total of … Read More

Prince Edward County Literacy Council Receives Grant

EFFORTS TO INCREASE LITERACY RATES ACROSS THE HEART OF VIRGINIA JUST GOT A BIG BOOST. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… THE PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY LITERACY COUNCIL…SET TO RECEIVE A GRANT FROM THE WISH YOU WELL FOUNDATION. THE MONEY WILL BE USED FOR STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR SMALL CLASSROOM-BASED INSTRUCTION AND SPECIAL TARGET POPULATIONS. STEPS INC AND THE LITERACY COUNCIL ARE LOOKING … Read More

ALDRICH UNVAILS LWU MEN’S BASKETBALL NON-CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

In year one under head coach Griff Aldrich, Longwood used its non-conference schedule to set the tone for a breakout 2018-19 season that included a historic postseason bid and the second-most wins of the program’s 15-year Division I era.   In the follow-up to that coming-out party, the new-look Lancers will navigate a 13-game non-conference schedule in 2019-20 that sends … Read More

Moton Museum Hosts Twitty Styles

The Robert Russa Moton Museum (Moton) is proud to present author, educator, and philanthropist Dr. Twitty J. Styles Ph.D. who will give a talk as part of the Moton Author Series. Dr. Styles will be at the Moton Museum on Friday, September 6th, at 4:30 p.m. to give a talk and sign copies of his new book, Son of Prince … Read More

Pamplin Barn Destroyed By Fire Overnight

Firefighters have been busy near Pamplin, as a barn is destroyed in the 1200 block of Little Cub Road. Someone called Appomatox dispatchers at about 11:00 Monday night to report they could see flames coming from a wooded area. The caller stated that it appeared the barn was already engulfed. Pamplin Fire Chief Shane Richardson, who lives nearby, said he … Read More