Buckingham Chamber Honors Route 60 Convenience

The Buckingham Chamber of Commerce presented its September Community Pride Award to Route 60 Convenience recently. The store, which has undergone many recent improvements, is located on Route 60 just east of the courthouse village, and offers fuel, along with hot food and groceries.  “The Chamber is proud to recognize and promote small businesses in our community,” said Community Pride … Read More

Proposed Bus Route Would Run Through Prince Edward County to Richmond

A new proposed bus route would give Prince Edward County residents another option to travel to Richmond. The Virginia Intercity Bus Service has proposed two new routes. One of them would run from Richmond to Martinsville, passing through Prince Edward County. The state department of rail and public transportation anticipates putting out a request for proposals for a contract operator. … Read More

Centra Foundation Donates $23K To Local Free Clinic

The Heart of Virginia Free CLinic is getting a nice windfall. The Centra Foundation has donated 23-=thousand dollars to the clinic. The money will help sustain the operations of the pharmacy. The Heart of Virginia Clinic’s services are completely free, and that even includes the medicines it provides. Centra Foundation Executive Vice President B eth Doyle said in a prepared … Read More

MAGNET RECOGNITION PROGRAM SITE VISIT

Centra Southside Community Hospital has applied to the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for the prestigious designation of Magnet. Magnet designation recognizes excellence in nursing services. Patients, family members, staff, and interested parties who would like to provide comments are encouraged to do so. Anyone may send comments via e-mail and direct mail. All comments received by phone must be … Read More

FARMVILLE POLICE INVESTIGATE SHOTS FIRED CALL

On September 10, 2019 at 10:17 pm Farmville Police responded to a shots fired call at the intersection of South Virginia and Putney Streets. Upon further investigation, police discovered that a residence had been struck by several bullets. Witnesses described a two or four door grey Honda with several passengers, leaving the scene and traveling south on Virginia Street. No … Read More

Farmville Family Chiropractic Supports PECPS

Farmville Family Chiropractic held a school supply drive and Prince Edward County Public Schools was the proud recipient.  We are super grateful for the ways our community supports us. Pictured are Megan Langston, Dr. Barbara Johnson, and Tiffany Lunsford.

State Superintendent Visits Prince Edward County Schools

Prince Edward County Public Schools hosted state superintendent of public instruction Dr. James Lane last week. Lane is the state’s 25th public schools leader. A statement from the school district says Lane spent time in the career and trechnical education center. Students present at the time were working to restore a 1966 Chevy. On his Twitter account afterwards, Lane said … Read More

Appomattox Woman Killed In Crash South Of Town

A deadly crash in Appomattox County. VSP says in a statement that it happened this past Thursday on Route 727, or Red House Road… about a mile south of Route 644. That’s about ten miles south of Appomattox. The statement says that a 2007 Hyundai Elantra ran off the left side of the pavement and flipped at least once. The … Read More

Drone Used For Suspected Contraband Drop Found Near Buckingham Prison

An interesting case of prison smuggling out of Buckingham. A woman from Pineville, North Carolina, outside Charlotte, is being investigated for suspicion of coordinating a drone drop to her husband at the prison in Buckingham County. A TV station in Charlotte reports that they filed an open records request for a search warrant that showed a sheriff’s deputy discovered a … Read More

Habitat for Humanity Pig Roast is Saturday

THE HABITAT FOR HUMANITY PIG ROAST IS THIS WEEKEND. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… THE FARMVILLE AREA HABITAT FOR HUMANITY PIG ROAST IS SATURDAY FROM 5-30 TO 8-30 AT THE FARMVILLE COMMUNITY MARKETPLACE ON NORTH STREET. THE FISHIN’ PIG WILL BE SERVING PORK — OF COURSE — IN ADDITION TO FRESH FRIED PORK RINDS, APPETIZERS, HOMEMADE SIDES AND DESSERTS. VEGETARIAN … Read More