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  1. Washington wins Democratic nomination for Senate seatRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Farmville Herald

    Former Fluvanna County Sheriff Ryant L. Washington secured the nomination Saturday as the Democratic candidate in the race to represent Virginia Senate District 22 in Richmond. Out of the 145 ballots cast during the caucus held at the Moton Museum in Farmville, Washington, a Buckingham County native, received 108 votes, while Lynchburg Democratic Party Chairwoman and educator Katie Webb Cyphert received 35. According to Jeff Rosner, who served as chair of the caucus and nominating committee, two ballots were handed in blank.

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  2. Knights garner six all-conference awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | Farmville Herald

    LYLA WOOD Buckingham County High School senior Sean Ayers, in photo at below, was named to the 2016 All-Courthouse Conference 37 first team as a defensive lineman. Junior Brycen Newby, No.

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    Thursday Dec 1 | Farmville Herald

    The college application process can be daunting for many students and their families. Buckingham County High School recently made it a bit easier by holding its third annual College Application Week Nov. 14-18.

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  4. Fatalities down for ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Farmville Herald

    ... 23) and concluded at midnight Sunday. This year's fatal traffic crashes occurred in the counties of Appomattox, Buckingham, Campbell, Caroline, Loudoun and Nottoway; and the cities of Newport News and Norfolk. Two pedestrians were killed in the ...

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  5. Traffic deaths decline over Thanksgiving weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    ... the 2015 Thanksgiving holiday and eight in 2014. Fatal traffic crashes occurred in the counties of Appomattox, Buckingham, Campbell, Caroline, Loudoun and Nottoway; and the cities of Newport News and Norfolk. Two pedestrians were killed in the ...

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  6. Traffic deaths in Virginia decline over Thanksgiving weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | WTVR Richmond

    ... concluded at midnight Sunday, Nov. 27. This year's fatal traffic crashes occurred in the counties of Appomattox, Buckingham, Campbell, Caroline, Loudoun and Nottoway; and the cities of Newport News and Norfolk. Two pedestrians were killed in the ...

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  7. Group looks to restore churchRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 23 | Farmville Herald

    A new group has formed to preserve, restore and celebrate the history of Alexander Hill Baptist Church in Buckingham - the oldest and first African-American church in the county. A Buckingham Circuit Court judge recently appointed Joseph Scruggs, Mary E. Brown Shelton and Martha Pennington Louis as trustees of the church, which hasn't held services in years and is in poor condition.

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  8. Planners recommend approval of permit for compressor stationRead the original story

    Monday Nov 21 | Farmville Herald

    Planners in Buckingham County have recommended approval of a special use permit allowing Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC to construct a 53,515 horsepower natural gas fired compressor station as part of ACP's 600-mile natural gas pipeline project. The county planning commission's 7-0-1 recommendation to approve the permit with 40 conditions now goes to the board of supervisors, which has final approval authority.

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  9. Buckingham planners act on proposed pipeline compressor stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... County. Nearby land has been included among the alternative routes proposed for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. [BUCKINGHAM] Buckingham County planners have endorsed a zoning permit for a natural gas compressor station to serve the proposed Atlantic ...

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  10. Old friend, match-up defense, pushes Richmond past Robert MorrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 20 | Powhatan Today

    Richmond's afternoon delight was freshman guard De'Monte Buckingham swooping in for a one-handed flush follow of a T.J. Cline miss in the first half. With 9 points, 7 rebounds, 3 steals and a pair of dunks, Buckingham may have been UR's MVP in the 81-69 win over Robert Morris before 4,768 at the Robins Center.

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  11. Buckingham Planners Face Big DecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 20 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    The proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline has its first potential natural gas customer from a region west of Richmond. Columbia Gas of Virginia hopes to tap the controversial pipeline project in Buckingham County.

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  12. New Subcommittee releases proposed conditions for stationRead the original story

    Friday Nov 18 | Farmville Herald

    Buckingham's planning and zoning office has released 40 conditions as part of an on-going special use permit process where Atlantic Coast Pipeline is seeking to construct a 53,515 horsepower compressor station along Route 56 as part of its 600-mile ACP natural gas pipeline project. In late October, a subcommittee of the planning commission, which is currently considering the permit request, was organized to review and amend the original conditions on the permit.

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  13. Early Thanksgiving's on the menuRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | Farmville Herald

    ... Chestnut Grove at the intersection of Chestnut Grove Church Road (Route 612) and Francisco Road (Route 636) in Buckingham. Cedar Baptist Church, 3932 Bell Road, Dillwyn, invites everyone to its annual Thanksgiving dinner at 5 p.m. Sunday. A special ...

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  14. Tap access in the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | Farmville Herald

    Buckingham's fourth largest employer - is set to enter into a memorandum of understanding with Columbia Gas and ACP "to acquire a tap, metering and a decompression station and construction of a lateral pipeline off of that will provide natural gas to ," County Attorney E.M. Wright Jr. told members of the board of supervisors following a short closed session Tuesday night. Upon learning of Kyanite's agreement, the county was approached about the possibility of entering into a MOU with the company "that would give the county the option to control approximately 200 acres through which this lateral pipeline would go," Wright said.

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  15. County could get access to natural gas tap, 200 acres on lateral lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | Farmville Herald

    one of Buckingham's largest employers - has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Columbia Gas and ACP "to acquire a tap, metering and a decompression station and construction of a lateral pipeline off of (the ACP) that will provide natural ...

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  16. College Application Week at BCHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | Farmville Herald

    Buckingham County High School will participate in Virginia College Application Week 2016 this week. The initiative is part of the 1, 2, 3 Go! campaign designed to guide senior high school students through gaining college knowledge, applying to and paying for college in preparation for fall enrollment.

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  17. Special Elections Loom For SomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 13 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    As a result of last week's congressional races, Governor McAuliffe will establish dates for three special elections for seats in the General Assembly. Republican Tom Garrett of Buckingham County will vacate his State Senate seat as he prepares to be the next Fifth District congressman.

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  18. Growth to get behindRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 10 | Farmville Herald

    The company announced it will invest $8.75 million to expand its sawmill operation in Buckingham County. It will have the effect of doubling the mill's production capacity and bringing 12 new jobs to the county.

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  19. VDOT, town sets speed limitsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 8 | Farmville Herald

    ... contact their resident maintenance manager at the local VDOT office. The local VDOT residency office, covering Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland and Prince Edward counties, is in Dillwyn, where Scott Shipee is the resident engineer. The phone number ...

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  20. Benefit thrift sale Friday, SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    A thrift sale to benefit Maysville Baptist Youth Group Camp expenses will be held from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday inside the original Maysville Baptist Fellowship Hall, 13327 W. James Anderson Hwy., in Buckingham Court House. Lots of items will be for sale.

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