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  1. Miss Buckingham Pageant is March 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Farmville Herald

    The Dillwyn Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary is sponsoring the Miss Buckingham Pageant to be held on March 11. The pageant is for contestants ages 3-21. Applications can be obtained from the Buckingham County schools, Farmer's Bank, New Images, Blush Salon, Dillwyn Fire House, Special Touch Florist and on Facebook.

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  2. School leaders look at potential projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Farmville Herald

    Director of Facilities Ivan "Chip" Davis wrote to Division Superintendent Dr. Cecil Snead recently, explaining the division's facilities committee meeting on Jan. 5 to "consider and present items and recommendations to the Buckingham County School Board." One of the projects is the issuance of a request for proposals to move forward with a middle school athletic field restroom project.

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  3. Stats show tourism growth in areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Farmville Herald

    Unemployment rates in The Herald's three-county coverage area were lowest in Cumberland County, between 4.5 and 4.8 percent between July and October, followed by Buckingham County, which hovered between 4.8 and 5.1 percent unemployment during the same timeframe. According to the Virginia Employment Commission, unemployment rates were higher in Prince Edward County - as high as 6.1 percent in July and dipping only as low as 5.3 percent in September.

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  4. Groups ask FERC to rescind statementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | Farmville Herald

    Buckingham-based Concern for the New Generation , along with other groups opposed to the proposed 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline project, have filed a joint motion to rescind the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Draft Environmental Impact Statement , issued in late December. "The need for this action became clear after Dominion and its partners a in the added thousands of pages of additional information obviously prepared before the DEIS was issued, on Jan 10," opponents said in a joint press release.

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  5. New Counties approve jail authorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | Farmville Herald

    The authority will replace the current system, which consists of governance by a jail board. Amelia, Buckingham, Cumberland, Prince Edward, Lunenburg and Nottoway counties currently make up the jail board and will make up the membership of the jail's authority.

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  6. Church and Community EVENTSRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | Farmville Herald

    The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Friday. Items must be submitted by 10 a.m. Monday for that Friday's calendar.

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  7. Art and crafts exhibit is next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | Farmville Herald

    The Woman's Club of Buckingham County GFWC has announced its annual arts and crafts exhibit. The club extends an invitation to the community to participate in this exhibit, including public school and home-schooled students, as well as club members.

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  8. Community and church calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Friday. Items must be submitted by 10 a.m. Monday for that Friday's calendar.

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  9. Buckingham Chamber hands out awards: Murphy, Owen, Pino's get high honorsRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Robert "Bob" Murphy, Nancy Owen and Pino's Italian Restaurant received high honors from the Buckingham County Chamber of Commerce and its members Monday during the organization's 15th annual awards banquet. Murphy was named Volunteer of the Year, while Owen was named the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award.

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  10. New Go Virginia initiative meeting is WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The Southern Virginia Steering Committee leading the launch of the Region 3 Council for GoVirginia will hold a community information meeting Wednesday to encourage those interested to learn more about how to participate in the initiative. According to a press release, a 90-minute session will be held at 5:30 p.m. at Charleys Waterfront Cafe, 201 B. Mill St., in Farmville.

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  11. Special Senate election turnout is a light to moderateaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Voter turnout in Tuesday's special election across the Heart of Virginia has been light to moderate, according to voter registrars. The special election will send a new state Senator for the 22nd District, which includes Buckingham, Cumberland and Prince Edward, to Richmond this week.

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  12. BCHS wins - Battle of Route 60'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The varsity boys basketball "Battle of Route 60" at Buckingham County High School was competitive for a while, but then the Knights pulled away for a decisive 65-41 victory over Cumberland High School last week. "We were really, really pleased with our kids," Buckingham Head Coach Russ Gowin said.

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  13. Lady Knights top CHS, go above .500Read the original story

    Jan 9, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The Buckingham County High School varsity girls basketball team is on a roll. It dropped its first three games of the season, but entered last week's "Battle of Route 60" showdown at Cumberland High School on a 3-game win streak and made it four with a 43-37 victory over the Lady Dukes.

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  14. New Weather leads to cancellations, delays as VSP, VDOT continue to urge cautionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The winter storm passing through the Heart of Virginia this weekend and the continued low temperatures that are resulting in ice on the roads has left the Virginia State Police and Virginia Department of Transportation continuing to urge caution and has led to cancellations and delays. Also on Monday, Longwood University, Prince Edward County Public Schools, Buckingham County Public Schools, Cumberland County Public Schools and Fuqua School will be closed, and Cumberland County administrative offices and transfer stations will open two hours late.

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  15. Weather changes athletics scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Buckingham County High School's basketball games against Randolph-Henry High School scheduled for Friday have been postponed until Thursday, Jan. 12. The Buckingham games originally scheduled on Jan. 12 against Appomattox County High School have been canceled. Fuqua School's basketball games against Carlisle School and Holy Cross Regional Catholic School scheduled for Friday evening have been postponed.

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  16. Permit for compressor station approvedRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    County supervisors in Buckingham approved a special use permit for a 53,783 horsepower gas fired compressor station as part of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline late Thursday. The 5-0-2 decision came after 76 people spoke during a public hearing on the permit application.

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  17. New Man charged with possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    A Buckingham County Sheriff's Office deputy arrested, 53-year-old Kim Austin, of Buckingham, after the man allegedly handed him a marijuana blunt during a traffic stop at the intersection of Saint Andrews and Slate River Mill roads on Dec. 28. According to Sheriff William G. "Billy" Kidd Jr., the deputy pulled over Austin's silver Ford pickup truck after recognizing him as someone driving on a suspended license. "He actually got out of the truck and walked up to the deputy and handed him the blunt claiming it was all he had," Kidd said.

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  18. Former educator fondly rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Buckingham native John C. Morgan Jr., who died recently, is being remembered by the community for his mentorship, love of education, community- mindedness and giving to others. Morgan was "a mentor for many of us that came in or worked in the school system during his time there," said Spencer Adams, a former educator and school administrator, who worked with and was taught by Morgan.

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  19. All should follow John Morgan's leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    As noted elsewhere in today's edition, Morgan served as a public educator for 33 years at numerous levels. He was a sixth- and seventh-grade teacher, served as principal at Buckingham and Dillwyn primary schools and Arvonia Elementary School and retired as Buckingham County's director of instruction in 1984.

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  20. New Explosion, fire reported on Chapel RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The explosion and fire at 1359 Chapel Road - one that connects Cartersville Road to U.S. Route 15 in northeastern Buckingham - was reported at 5:45 p.m. "They don't have any idea what the explosion was," said Arvonia Volunteer Fire Department President and Second Lt. Steve Toney, noting he received numerous reports of the loud boom.

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