Pet Pot Bellied Pig Case Still Not decided

The case of a pet pot bellied pig in Appomattox County is still up in the air. Local resident Jeffrey Moore Junior, of APpomattox, was charged by the town with a misdemeanor count of using land out of regulation. However, he claims his pot bellied pig named Chubb – is a pet companion. The case was supposed to be decided … Read More

No Primary ELection To Be Held In Buckingham County

There is no need tol hold a primary election in Buckingham County in June. A notice from the Buckingham County Democratic Committee says they were notified by the elections coordinator that there us only one candidate for both Democrats and Republicans. All local offices are up for re-election except the Clerk of the COurt. They are the Senate and House … Read More

Mumps Case Confirmed In Longwood Student

A case of mumps has been reporte din the Farnmville area in a student who attends Longwood University, but lives off campus. A news release from Longwood Associate Vice President of Communications Matthew McWilliams confirmed the case, but did not identify the student or say what actions have been taken to isolate the case. The mumps virus is contagious and … Read More

Cumberland Supervisors To Consider Re-Enacting Noise Ordinance

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on April 9th to consider amendments to the county noise ordinance. A public notice says the hearing will be about modifying and re-enacting the noise ordinance in its entirety. Any ordinance that passes would be enforced by the sheriff’s department, according to planning and zoning director JP Duncan. Duncan … Read More

Crewe Native To Challenge Sen. Ruff In District 15

A Crewe native has announced his intention to run for the District 15 State Senate seat currently held by Frank Ruff. Matthew Kelly issued a news release this week, saying he would challenge Ruff in the June 11th Republican primary election. Kelly said he planned to campaign on four main topics that would include reducing restrictions on food producers, reducing … Read More

VDOT Crews Busy With a Pair of Projects in Prince Edward County

ROAD CREWS ARE BUSY WITH PAIR OF LONG TERM PROJECTS IN PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER PAULA JONES WITH THE VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TELLS ME ROUTE 600 OVER LITTLE SAYLERS CREEK REMAINS CLOSED FOR REPAIRS… (cut) ROUTE 600 IS EXPECTED TO REOPEN THIS SUMMER. CREWS ARE ALSO WORKING TO COMPLETE A PEDESTRIAN TRAIL PROJECT … Read More

American Civil War Museum Debuts New Exhibit In Appomattox

The American Civil War Museum in Appomattox is debuting a new exhibit this Friday called Enacting Freedom: Black Virginians in the age of Emancipation. A statement from the museum says that the exhibit will be the museum’s main contribution to the activities under the “Experience the End” program. The program is a collaborative effort between national parks, state parks, and … Read More

STEPS Inc Organizing Local Tutoring Program

Organizers of the revamped literacy effort are looking to line up tutors for the local program they are putting together. STEPS Inc. and the Prince Edward County Literacy Council are looking to reestablish or strengthen local Adult Basic Education, English as a Second Language, and Family Literacy efforts. While no timeline has been developed, plans call for tutoring efforts to … Read More

Downtown Farmville Partnership Awards Winners During SOUP Event

WE’RE LEARNING MORE ABOUT LAST WEEK’S FARMVILLE DOWNTOWN SOUP EVENT. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… THE GRANTS WERE AWARDED FOR THREE PROJECTS AIMED AT MAKING DOWNTOWN FARMVILLE BETTER… (cut) CHELSEY WHITE IS WITH THE DOWNTOWN FARMVILLE PARNTERSHIP… (cut) THE FINAL WINNER…A LITERACY PROJECT… (cut) ALL THREE GRANTS TOTAL TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS.

Prince Edward County Students To build; Auction Playhouses

3rd and 4th graders in Prince Edward County are planning to help with an auction of playhouses for Habitat for Humanity. A statement from the school district says that a partnership with Rock River Homes will help supply the kids with the items they need to construct the playhouses. Children will also learn about the construction field and talk with … Read More