One Arrested For AutoZone Shooting Incident

New information on that shooting incident we forst reported early this week at the AutoZone on South Main Street in Farmville. The Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Office now says it arrested a man from Prospect involved in the Sunday incident. 21 year-old Rahmeer Pollard was arrested and booked into jail for a misdemeanor charge of carrying a concealed weapon. He’s … Read More

Anne Tyler Paulek named Interim Executive Director at The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce.

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Anne Tyler Paulek has been named Interim Executive Director of the Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce, following a public announcement at the recent State of the Chamber Presentation. Paulek assumes leadership of the Chamber following the departure of previous Executive Director, Joy Stump. The economic impact of Covid-19 has … Read More

POLICE INVESTIGATE SHOTS FIRED CALL

At approximately 4:32 p.m. on Sunday, June 7, 2020, Farmville Police responded to multiple reports of shots fired near the AutoZone, located at 1410 S. Main St.  As Farmville officers arrived, a Prince Edward Sheriff’s Office Deputy was already present attempting to secure the scene.  Multiple individuals were present in the parking lot of AutoZone, many of whom had been … Read More

GREAT FARMVILLE DUCK RACE CANCELED

This year’s Great Farmville Duck Derby has officially been canceled, the United Way of Prince Edward County announced. The United Way’s signature fundraiser will resume next year, and backers and sponsors are being asked to just roll over their support, the board decided during a recent Zoom teleconference. The derby joins a lengthy and growing list of local activities and … Read More

Missing & Endagered Nelson County Girl Found Three Days After She Went Missing

A missing an endangered child alert was issued Friday for a juvenile out of nearby Nelson County, but the girl has now been found. The Nelson COunty SHeriff issued the alwrt after 14 year old Azalia Berrian disappeared on Friday. The search went on all qweekend long and sheriff David Hill even held a news conference pleading for information leading … Read More

TOWN OF FARMVILLE POLICE MAKING PREPARATIONS FOR PUBLIC SAFETY

Protests have occurred in the Town of Farmville on the Prince Edward County courthouse lawn for the past week that have been peaceful without violence or any type of unrest. Town of Farmville Police, working in partnership with the Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Office, Town of Farmville and Prince Edward County leadership/administration, and Virginia Department of Emergency Management, are prepared … Read More

BUCKINGHAM COUNTY GOVERNMENT FACILITIES RE-OPENING

Buckingham County Governmental Facilities are preparing to open to the public, following restricting public access due to COVID-19. At this time, the projected opening date will be June 15th, 2020. This date may change, depending upon the projection of COVID-19 related developments and/or any state orders. All planning to visit any of Buckingham’s Facilities must abide by Governor Northam’s Executive … Read More

VSP Charges Juveniles With Prince Edward County Arsons

The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Appomattox Field Office has taken two juveniles into custody in relation to ongoing arson investigations in Prince Edward County. The 16-year-old female from Meherrin and the 16-year-old male, with an unknown fixed address, were taken into custody Wednesday (June 3, 2020) without incident. State police has charged each juvenile with three counts … Read More

Cumberland Planning Commission Workshop Canceled

Please be advised that the Planning Commission workshop scheduled for Monday, June 8, 2020 has been cancelled.  The next regular meeting of the Planning Commission is scheduled for Monday, June 22, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. in the Cumberland Courthouse.

County’s Response on Use of Courthouse Lawn

Prince Edward County mourns the death of Mr. George Floyd with the community and the nation, and recognizes and respects the rights of our citizens to express their grief, frustrations, and beliefs through various forms of communication, including peaceful protests. Multiple protests have occurred by separate community groups in the last few days. None of these groups contacted the County … Read More