North Street accident damages intersection, causes traffic changes
FARMVILLE – After a driver struck down the traffic light at the corner of North Street and Third Street, drivers can expect a new traffic pattern for the time being. At 7:53 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 27, the Farmville Police Department received a call for a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of North and […] The post North Street accident damages intersection, causes traffic changes appeared first on Farmville.
One person dead after Milnwood Road fire in Farmville
A structure fire claimed the life of one individual on Milnwood Road Friday in Farmville. According to the Farmville Fire Department, they responded to a call around 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 22, about a structure fire in the 700 block of Milnwood Road. While working the scene, the department received assistance from the Hampden […] The post One person dead after Milnwood Road fire in Farmville appeared first on Farmville.
High School Football: Offenses explode in storm-delayed games
In Prince Edward’s first three high school football games this season, the team combined for a total of 46 points. On Monday night, the Eagles doubled that. The offense exploded on the road, but the defense just couldn’t keep up, as Prince Edward lost to Northumberland 72-46. To put in perspective what the Eagles accomplished, […] The post High School Football: Offenses explode in storm-delayed games appeared first on Farmville.
Five County Fair opens its gates tonight. Here’s the 2023 schedule.
It gets in your blood, Auburn Estes says. There’s just something about the Five County Fair, about the activities and everything tied to it that keeps bringing people back. The fair’s longtime general manager returns for his 53rd year involved in some way, and says people can expect another season of good food, fun rides […] The post Five County Fair opens its gates tonight. Here’s the 2023 schedule. appeared first on Farmville.
Farmville Residents Invited: Town Council Hearing on Ordinance No. 226 and Budget Resolutions on October 11
The Farmville Town Council has scheduled a public hearing for Wednesday, October 11, 2023, at 7:00 PM. It will be held in the Council Chamber, Town Hall, 116 North Main Street, Farmville, Virginia. The hearing will focus on Ordinance No. 226, related to Farmville Town Code amendments, and two budget-related resolutions.
PHOTOS: Driver charged with DUI after crashing into Mecklenburg home
A witness reported that the driver, identified as 25-year-old Christina Garrett of the Chester area of Chesterfield County, was driving on Mecklenburg Avenue when she hit a telephone pole and collided with a home, before her car came to a stop upside down on the grass.
Prince Edward School Board races part of NAACP’s forum
FARMVILLE – On Monday, Sept. 18, the political season officially started in Prince Edward County. That is, the first candidate forum was held at the Moton Museum. Organized by the Prince Edward County chapter of the NAACP, it brought together candidates for the Prince Edward School Board, the Prince Edward Board of Supervisors, the Prince […] The post Prince Edward School Board races part of NAACP’s forum appeared first on Farmville.
Prince Edward Elementary inducts Eagles into honor society
Prince Edward Elementary inducted 32 students to the National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS) this month. This prestigious recognition celebrates the exemplary scholarship, leadership and character of these young Eagles. The ceremony was held on September 14 to honor the achievements and dedication of 32 student leaders. “In addition to their academic achievements, NEHS inductees demonstrate […] The post Prince Edward Elementary inducts Eagles into honor society appeared first on Farmville.
October date set for Farmville’s National Night Out
In two weeks, The Farmville Police Department and the Prince Edward Sheriff’s Office will host a joint National Night Out event at the Five County Fairgrounds. That’ll happen on Oct. 3, running from 5 to 8 p.m. According to Farmville Police Chief Andy Ellington, the decision to hold the event in October, rather than the […] The post October date set for Farmville’s National Night Out appeared first on Farmville.
Beekeepers meet Oct. 3
The Heart of Virginia Beekeepers will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 3) at the Prince Edward County Extension Office, located at 100 Dominion Drive in Farmville, near Lowe’s. Tommy Nelson will do a live demonstration of making a candy board and fondant for winter feed for honeybees. Anyone...
Dickinson Avenue contractor files for bankruptcy
The Goldsboro contractor who started, then stopped, the Dickinson Avenue Improvement Project has filed for bankruptcy, and there’s no timeline when work on the project will begin again. JSmith Civil LLC filed on Sept. 19 at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, court documents show. The documents show the company has between $10 million to $50 million in assets and between $10 million to...
Setting rules for VRBO: Cumberland votes on short-term rentals
CUMBERLAND – Around 11 short-term rentals are operating in Cumberland County, including Airbnbs, VRBO and campgrounds. The Board of Supervisors wants to make it clear what’s allowed and what’s not, before any others are added to the list. First off, let’s look at the new definition. In Cumberland County, short-term dwellings are defined as “the […] The post Setting rules for VRBO: Cumberland votes on short-term rentals appeared first on Farmville.
Ophelia outages remain, with cleanup in Cumberland, Buckingham
While the wind has died down and the rain has slowed to a drizzle, Tropical Storm Ophelia cleanup continues across the region. By 2 a.m. Sunday, power had been restored to all but a handful of homes in Edward County. Buckingham and Cumberland counties, as we head into the morning hours. At its peak, the […] The post Ophelia outages remain, with cleanup in Cumberland, Buckingham appeared first on Farmville.
Middle school Patriots defeat Fuqua
On Thursday (Sept. 21), the Amelia Academy middle school volleyball team hosted Fuqua School Above, eighth grader Chloe White practices her serve before the game. Above right, sixth grader Harper Garza waits for the Fuqua serve. Below right, fifth grader Elaina Stallings prepares to serve to the Fuqua Falcons. The Patriots won 2 – 0.
Cumberland Esports Valorant Team Ranked No. 22
LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland Esports Valorant team finds themselves at No. 22 in the latest Collegiate Valorant Rankings, announced on Wednesday. The Valorant Team that consists of Austin Etue, Michael Lara, William Wright, Paulo de Castro, Guilherme Langone, are currently 3-0 on the NACE season with victories over Siena Heights, Western Kentucky, and Missouri State.
Nighttime Rampage: Black Bear Leaves Trail of Destruction in Central Virginia Home
A surprise late-night visit from a black bear startled Destiny Layman, a resident of Amelia County, Virginia, in the early hours of September 17th. The persistent bear tried continuously to break into the house, scratching windows, pounding doors, and damaging outside components such as lights, shingles, and siding.
Lee appointed to school board
Dr. Kendall Lee was appointed on Monday, Sept. 11, to serve on the Lunenburg County Public School Board for the remainder of Kathy Coffee’s term following her death as the Hounds Creek District 6 representative. Dr. Lee was sworn in by the Clerk of the Court, the Honorable Gordon F. Erby on Sept. 12.“Dr. Lee […] The post Lee appointed to school board appeared first on Kenbridge Victoria Dispatch.
Longwood Closes Virtues Intercollegiate Seventh
NASHPORT, Ohio – Justin LaRue continued his strong start to the season with his second top five finish of the year. He finished tied for fourth in the 88-player field. His work helped the Lancers hold onto seventh out of 17 teams to wrap up the third and final round at the Virtues Intercollegiate on Tuesday afternoon. Longwood was five strokes back from second place.
Virginia High School Football Schedule, Live Streams in Cumberland County This Week
We have 2023 high school football competition in Cumberland County, Virginia this week, and the inside scoop on how to watch these games is available right here. Follow High School Football this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Other Games...
Field Hockey Fall ID Clinics Set
FARMVILLE, Va. – Longwood field hockey is hosting a fall ID clinic at Elizabeth Burger Jackson Field on Sunday, October 8 along with a second one on Saturday, October 28. The clinics are designed for those interested in attending Longwood both to further their education and take the next step in their hockey playing career at the next level.