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  1. FFA Car Show is SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Farmville Herald

    On Wednesday from noon-6 p.m., come to Heritage Hall for an American Red Cross blood drive. This event is sponsored by the American Red Cross and the Masonic Lodge of the 17th Masonic District.

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  2. Rare' human rabies reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Farmville Herald

    A resident of Yogaville - a spiritual interfaith community in northwestern Buckingham County - has been diagnosed with a "rare human case" of rabies. According to a Virginia Department of Health press release, the agency "is investigating a confirmed case of human rabies.

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  3. Rocks help build communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | Farmville Herald

    A group of Buckingham County residents are painting and hiding rocks across the county to strengthen the bonds of the community and to encourage family-friendly fun. Trudie Rickman, the organizer of "Buckingham Rocks," said the initiative originally started out west.

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  4. New Mayfest set for SaturdayRead the original story

    Thursday May 11 | Farmville Herald

    The heritage, history and people of Buckingham County will be celebrated at Mayfest on Saturday at the Historic Village at 84 Lee Wayside Road off of U.S. Route 60. The event, which is the community's new Buckingham County Day, will begin at 10 a.m. and wrap up at about 3 p.m. The event will feature food, exhibits, a Maypole, buggy rides, ice cream, a kid's area, art and much more. Live music will be provided by the Farm Use Band on the village stage, according to Martha Louis, president of Historic Buckingham, which organizes the annual event.

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  5. Lady Knights gain momentumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | Farmville Herald

    With their 1-0 victory over visiting Cumberland High School on Wednesday, the Buckingham County High School varsity girls soccer team has now won four out of its last six games. The successful run provides a reminder that this is largely the same Lady Knights team that went 6-6 in its inaugural season last year, winning a playoff game against Dan River High School.

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  6. Five Eagles, one Duke and one Knight win James River District field event titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | Farmville Herald

    Prince Edward County High School's outdoor track and field program produced five individual district champions Monday, while Buckingham County High School's and Cumberland High School's programs each produced one during the field events portion of the James River District Championships held at Buckingham. For the Lady Eagles, sophomore Jordan Booker won the girls long jump with a 16-foot-2 1/2-inch leap, and she won the girls triple jump with a 32-8 result.

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  7. Anderson goes to WashingtonRead the original story

    Tuesday May 9 | Farmville Herald

    An inventive request to have a museum trip not count as a school absence led a Buckingham teenager to meet a Virginia senator and visit his office. Jaylen C. Anderson, a seventh grader at Buckingham County Middle School, had all plans in place to visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C. with his grandmother, Marjorie Chambers, on May 2. However, the trip would have counted by the school as an absence as it would take place during a school day.

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  8. New Shippee offers project updatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | Farmville Herald

    Q: What's the latest on the two Smart Scale projects in Buckingham pertaining to the two intersections on Routes 15 and 60? The new legislature-approved scoring process will allow for work at the intersections of U.S. Route 15 and Stage Coach and Francisco roads at Sheppards and Routes 60 and 56. Approval of funding of the two intersections was announced last summer by officials with the Virginia Department of Transportation and the Commonwealth Transportation Board. Route 15 and 636 intersection," VDOT Resident Engineer Scot Shippee told county supervisors Monday night, "the 56 and 60 intersection is currently in the design process.

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  9. Schools get $90K on split voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | Farmville Herald

    On a 4-3 vote, supervisors in Buckingham agreed to allocate an additional $90,000 as part of the county school board's fiscal year 2017-18 operating budget. The request for an additional $180,000 from school officials came above the original request of level funding "to mitigate an increase in health insurance premiums," according to a memorandum to County Administrator Rebecca S. Carter from Division Superintendent Dr. Cecil Snead and School Board Clerk and Finance Manager Wendy Oliver.

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  10. A driven fight against cancerRead the original story

    Thursday May 4 | Farmville Herald

    He explained that it was a group of Buckingham County High School graduates - including Jamie Bryant, Scotty Edwards, Jennifer Shumaker and himself - that first put the show together. "We had a classmate that passed away from cancer, and we wanted to do something and donate the money to the Relay For Life, so me and and and a few others just decided we'd do a car show, and we thought it was going to be a one-time thing, and it's gotten a little bit bigger every year."

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  11. Art on exhibit at Riverside Caf Read the original story

    Apr 20, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Central Virginia Arts invites the community to an ongoing show highlighting the photography of Donna McRae-Jones and the oil paintings of Mary Frances Peca. "Donna L. McRae-Jones is a native Washingtonian with strong ties to Virginia," according to a press release.

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  12. Beginning to build a programRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    It is a rebuilding year for the young Buckingham County High School varsity boys soccer team, as confirmed by Knights Head Coach Brett Whittington. One look at the squad's roster confirms this perspective as well, as the Knights feature six juniors, six sophomores, three freshmen and no seniors.

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

    Feb 2, 2017 | 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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  14. School leaders look at potential projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | 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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  15. Stats show tourism growth in areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | 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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  16. Groups ask FERC to rescind statementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | 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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  17. New Counties approve jail authorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | 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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  18. Church and Community EVENTSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 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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  19. Art and crafts exhibit is next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | 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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  20. 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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