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  1. Trial for Jones continuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The trial for a Farmville man facing numerous felonies - including abduction - has been continued to Feb. 27 in Prince Edward County Circuit Court. Darius Rashad Jones, 18, of Farmville, was arrested on Dec. 13, 2015 for crimes committed on Dec. 9 and 10, 2015, according to court records and Commonwealth's Attorney Megan Clark.

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  2. NARFE will meet Feb. 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet at the LaParota Grill, 1503 S. Main St., Farmville, on Thursday, Feb. 16. All current and retired federal employees, as well as Farmville United Methodist Seniors, are invited to attend. A Dutch-treat luncheon will be followed by featured speaker Pamela DeCamp, attorney, from the Farmville office of the Virginia Legal Aid Society speaking on laws and programs affecting senior citizens in Virginia.

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  3. Center acquires Fall Line FarmsRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The Center for Rural Culture , a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving rural culture in Central Virginia, has acquired Fall Line Farms. The CRC and Fall Line Farms operate online farmers' markets for the region, with the common mission of connecting farmers with customers in search of fresh, local food year-round.

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  4. Pictured are, from left, Helen Smith and Barbara Smith, hostesses, and presenter David Whaley.Read the original story

    Feb 7, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The Nora Lancaster Garden Club met at the Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library on Jan. 17. David Whaley, director of design, publications and visual arts of Longwood University, presented the program, "Creating a Creative Line Arrangement." Whaley's presentation included multiple demonstrations of line arrangements.

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  5. Make and take workshop' setRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    On March 25 at 10 a.m., the Heart of Virginia Master Gardeners will conduct a make and take workshop at B&M Greenhouse, 1822 Greenhouse Road, Farmville. "Participants will make a standing herb garden using rebar and flower pots," organizers said in the release.

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  6. Police seek tips in attempted robbery at CVSRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    According to a police press release, "The suspect described as a black male, approximately 6 feet tall, wearing a black mask, a white-zippered hooded sweatshirt or fleece, grey pants, black tennis shoes with white trim and a tan 'trapper' style hat with fur on the forehead and large ear flaps. The suspect also had a black backpack."

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  7. You're banning what America's made of' - 70 people attend second rallyRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Longwood University students and some faculty members joined members of the Farmville community Friday and Saturday in two separate rallies showing their disdain for President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily banning those traveling to the United States from seven predominantly Muslim nations. While the Friday rally centered on solidarity, support and reassurance, according to event organizers, Saturday's more directly addressed Trump's order.

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  8. Jaycees give top honorsRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Members of the Farmville Jaycees were recognized for their dedication and service to the community during the group's annual awards banquet recently. Jaycee Cam Patterson, former president and state director, received both the Robert F. "Buz" Schultz Leadership Award and an award for implementing the chapter's mini-grant program.

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  9. Serving the communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    In late summer, I decided to step back from the position, due to personal reasons. I worked as a senior staff writer for a few months, writing and photographing a lot, which I still love to do, telling people's stories and connecting with the community.

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  10. Abdullah speaks on King's serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Hundreds turned out to hear Virginia State University President Dr. Makola M. Abdullah, who was the keynote speaker at an annual Dr. Martin Luther King birthday celebration luncheon in Farmville. This was the 11th annual Dr. Martin Luther King birthday luncheon celebration sponsored annually by the Southside Virginia Chapter of the Virginia State University Alumni Association .

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  11. New At-large representation soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    After reviewing a variety of cases the commission had heard last year, Honeycutt, who lives in Ward A, said, "We also wanted to know if there was a way that, although you all to the change with the makeup of our commission, if there was a way that we could keep our commission intact and maybe have those commissioners that are due to leave soon a remain as maybe at-large members in addition to having the new members so that all of the wards are represented." In September, the town council agreed to change the makeup of the commission, increasing ward representation and staggering members' terms.

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  12. Students named to Deana s ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The following students were recently named to the Dean's List at the College of William & Mary for the fall semester: John Wood, of Cumberland; Sydney Brenn French, Lucia Ann Butler and Benjamin Alexander Derr Peterson Wade, all of Farmville.

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  13. New Fire crews respond to S Main Street propane leakRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Hampden-Sydney and Farmville volunteer fire departments responded to reports of a propane leak at the Stop-In Convenience Store and Shogun restaurant on South Main Street in Farmville on Wednesday. According to Farmville Fire Department Chief Andrew Goss, crews were greeted with a strong smell of propane in the area, both inside and outside the buildings, and immediately began working to determine the source.

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  14. Pictured are, from left, Helen Smith and Barbara Smith, hostesses, and presenter David Whaley.Read the original story

    Feb 1, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The Nora Lancaster Garden Club met at the Farmville-Prince Edward Library on Jan. 17. David Whaley, director of design, publication and visual arts of Longwood University presented the program, "Creating a Creative Line Arrangement." Whaley's presentation included multiple demonstrations of line arrangements.

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  15. Looking for beer ambassadorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The community showed its interest in the Third Street Brewing Company by showing up in generous numbers for a launch party Friday evening at the Farmville Train Station. The company aims to open this summer on the bottom floor of what used to be the Southern States building on West Third Street, but Friday's well-attended event was key to aiding the project's sustainability.

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  16. New Women charged in break-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Two 26-year-old women were charged early Sunday in connection with a reported burglary and breaking and entering in the 100 block of Callaway Lane in Farmville that allegedly took place Saturday. The two face charges of burglary, conspiracy to commit burglary, property damage, conspiracy to commit property damage, unlawful entry and common law trespassing.

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  17. New Homemade tastes draw hundredsRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Area 12 Special Olympics members, from left, Johann Greer, Joyce Ward, Melissa Ward, Bob "Sunshine" Barnhill and Rita Anema serve chili during the annual Taste of Farmville Event, which took place Thursday, drawing hundreds of people. This was the 13th year the Farmville Rotary club organized the event.

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  18. Our Opinion: Service in memory of Johns' legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    We thank state Sen. Mark Peake for sponsoring such legislation that, if approved by both chambers at the Capitol, will forever etch Johns' name into the minds of millions of Virginians, from the mountains of Alleghany County to the shores of Virginia Beach. Should legislators adopt the Senate Joint Resolution - as they're expected to - this community and those across the commonwealth should go above and beyond simply settling with having a day named in Johns' memory.

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  19. 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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  20. Fourth Citizens Police Academy set to begin in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The Farmville Police Department is again inviting citizens to apply for the Farmville Police Department's Fourth Citizens Police Academy starting in March. According to a town press release, the academy will consist of nine Thursday night sessions beginning March 2 and ending April 27. The classes will start at 6 p.m. and end at approximately 9 p.m. "The goal of the academy is to provide citizens with a general knowledge of the day-today operations of the Farmville Police Department, all in an effort to enhance our abilities to better serve them and the community," officials said in the release.

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