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  1. Fairfax Girl Scout Earns PinRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    ... she prepares to graduate Fairfax High School June 15 then pursue a degree in education at Longwood University in Farmville, Va. McCracken, 18, held a stress management workshop for 30 teenagers last year in the very room in which she received a new ...

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  2. On the CRC's changesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Farmville Herald

    ... improving the lives of those who live here. At one time, the CRC had a robust membership, including the Town of Farmville, Longwood University and Cumberland County. A few years ago, the three entities either left or decided not to renew their ...

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  3. Eagles reach conference finalRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Farmville Herald

    ... semifinal to advance to Friday's final against host and No. 1 seed Goochland High School. "It's good to put Farmville on the map," Eagles Head Coach Devin Pierce said of the accomplishment. "So, Prince Edward County, not many people have heard about ...

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  4. Barbecue chicken dinner is June 9Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Farmville Herald

    ... Bolt for lunch at Granny Bee's on May 15. Mrs. Reynolds is president of the United Daughters of the Confederacy Farmville Chapter No. 45; Mrs. Bolt is the historian. This was a business meeting. Flora and Stacy enjoyed spending time together the ...

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  5. New Budget includes $519K surplusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 23 | Farmville Herald

    The Farmville Town Council's proposed $30 million fiscal year 2017-18 operating budget includes a $519,000 surplus - the largest the town has ever seen, according to Mayor David E. Whitus. Regarding the budget surplus, town spokeswoman Kate Pickett Eggleston said "this does not include our cash on hand at the end of the year," implying the surplus could potentially increase.

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  6. Dinner unites faith groupsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 23 | Farmville Herald

    More than two dozen people gathered together to share a meal and better understand various faiths Saturday evening in Farmville. Kenny Albert, who owns the emporium, prepared a multi-course meal of rice and beans, a fruit and vegetable salad, chips and hummus and stuffed pita bread among other foods while Farmville residents representing Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism and those exploring different faiths engaged in conversation.

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  7. Citizens Police Academy graduates fourth classRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 23 | Farmville Herald

    The fourth Farmville Police Department's Citizens Police Academy class graduated April 27. According to a Farmville Police Department press release, 20 citizens participated in the academy. "Academy sessions provided information on topics, including hiring and training, uniform operations, special operations, traffic enforcement and radar, criminal law, investigations, forensics, and courtroom testimony," officials said in the release.

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  8. Detour in place on West ThirdRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 21 | Farmville Herald

    Westbound travel lanes on West Third Street in downtown Farmville will be closed through the morning into the afternoon Sunday.

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  9. Paul Sullivan: All aboard fine book on Virginia rail trailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 20 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... Please click here to select a subscription, or login if you are already a member. This spectacular span in Farmville's High Bridge State Park is the jewel of a 31-mile rail trailamong those featured in "Virginia Rail Trails: Crossing the ...

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  10. Road to WCWS Once Again Goes Through UTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | The Daily News

    ... to play. All of those teams (in UT's regional) are good teams and they're seasoned teams." Longwood, located in Farmville, Virginia, won the Big South Conference and is the No. 4 seed this weekend. USC Upstate (44-11) won the Atlantic Sun ...

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  11. New position could pay $94KRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Farmville Herald

    Once selected, the assistant town manager for the Town of Farmville could make up to $94,000 annually, according to a town-issued notice seeking applications for the new position. The notice, posted on the town's website, cites the hiring range for the position is between $90,680-$94,000.

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  12. Art is at the heartRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Farmville Herald

    Farmville is in the midst of a renaissance of the visual arts as evidenced by the latest mural students painted on the side of the j fergeson gallery downtown. There's much more evidence than just this single work - which stems from a Farmville Downtown Partnership-sponsored SOUP event spearheaded by Prince Edward County eighth-grade teacher Carley Fetty - to support my argument.

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  13. New Jaycees' outdoor movie is SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Farmville Herald

    The Farmville Jaycees will present their second annual free outdoor movie event Saturday at 8 p.m. at Riverside Park in downtown Farmville. "We had a really good turnout last year, and it seemed like an event we wanted to continue to do moving forward," said Jaycees President Jeff Gore.

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  14. New Chamber holds golf tournamentRead the original story

    Thursday May 18 | Farmville Herald

    The 11th Annual Farmville Area Chamber-Centra Southside Golf Classic was held May 11 at The Manor Golf Club. According to a press release, the rain-or-shine event, with a record turnout of 28 foursomes, included a day of golf and special events.

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  15. Church and Community EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Farmville Herald

    ... The Rev. Dr. James H. Taylor is senior pastor. NARFE TO MEET, 11:30 a.m. at the La Parota Grill, 1503 S. Main St., Farmville. All current and retired federal employees, as well as Farmville United Methodist Church seniors and interested Farmville ...

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  16. Council will hire assistant town managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 16 | Farmville Herald

    ... into two separate jobs in order to effectively fulfill the needs of both offices," Eggleston said. "The Town of Farmville is thriving and there are many projects that are currently in development. As a result, there are increasing responsibilities ...

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  17. City Family Protests Man's DeportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 | The Daily News-Record

    ... mother, Maria de Lara, said throughout a translator at the protest. "We want him back." Rios is being held in the Farmville Detention Center. It's unclear when he will be deported, but ICE confirmed that a judge has signed a Isabel Castillo, with ...

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  18. Lancers upset Campbell, reach Big South semifinalsRead the original story

    Thursday May 11 | Farmville Herald

    The third-seeded Longwood University softball team defeated No. 2 Campbell University 8-4 Thursday afternoon to advance to the semifinals of the 2017 Big South Softball Championship in Farmville.

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  19. New First mural completedRead the original story

    Thursday May 11 | Farmville Herald

    The Student Artist Mural Project's inaugural painting - designed by selected Prince Edward County Middle School eighth-grade artist Audrey Magill - was painted on the exterior wall of j fergeson gallery in downtown Farmville over the weekend. Magill said having her artwork on the gallery's wall made her feel great.

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  20. Emert, Minix promoted at BenchmarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | Farmville Herald

    Benchmark Community Bank recently announced the promotions of six veteran members of its firm to compose the executive and senior management team guiding the bank's future. According to a bank release, included among the new team are Prince Edward County residents LeAnne R. Emert, of Prospect, and Lee Minix, of Farmville.

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