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  1. Davis named assistant town managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The Town of Farmville has announced C. Scott Davis, the former director of planning and community development for the City of Colonial Heights, as its new assistant town manager. According to a town press release, Davis, who obtained his doctorate, has a resume heavy "in local government experience at various levels and an educational background rich in policy and public administration."

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  2. Deserving awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The four agencies, along with a plethora of others on local, state and federal levels, worked to keep our community and visitors safe during the sole U.S. Vice Presidential Debate last October. The four individual awards came to the agencies - made up of the state's finest police officers and firefighters - last Tuesday during several ceremonies celebrating the hard work of these men and women.

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  3. Coffee and conversation with candidates setRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The Prince Edward County Republican Committee is holding a coffee and conversation event with candidates for the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors on Aug. 26 from 10-11:30 a.m. in the public meeting room of the Barbara Rose Johns Memorial Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library. According to a press release, the meeting will include an opportunity to visit with candidates over coffee and pastries.

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  4. Curry more favorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality's public hearing held Thursday at Longwood University to receive comments on draft water quality certifications "designed to protect water quality" along the route of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline was put into recess once due to behavior in the audience that was distractive. In that specific instance, a project supporter was speaking on Alaskan pipelines that he'd worked with, noting having little to no problems with spillage.

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  5. Reveley, Johnson, Melton and Stimpert: - Let us teach our children well'Read the original story

    Aug 15, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Heather Heyer, the young woman senselessly struck down in the street, had many local connections. Lt. Jay Cullen of the Virginia State Police, killed in the helicopter crash Saturday, was the husband of Karen Strawhun Cullen, a 1992 Longwood graduate.

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  6. Prayer service offers comfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    An estimated 200 people gathered Sunday evening at the Town of Farmville's caboose at the High Bridge Trail Plaza on Main Street in downtown Farmville to offer prayers and songs of comfort for those affected by the violence in Charlottesville over the weekend. The community prayer service, organized by Farmville United Methodist Church Lead Pastor Michael Kendall and Farmville Mayor David Whitus, included messages, prayers and songs from area clergy and worship leaders.

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  7. Prayer service for Charlottesville planned at towna s caboose SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Farmville Mayor David Whitus is working with clergy in the town of Farmville to create "a time of prayer as a community" following deadly protests Saturday in downtown Charlottesville. "In response to the events and deaths this weekend in Charlottesville, the mayor of Farmville, David Whitus, and I have just been in conversation.

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  8. A dangerous way' to proceedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Our little town has grown so beautifully in the 29 years that we've lived here. Main Street is vibrant and healthy, the historic homes give us a lovely setting and it's refreshing to see the students walking to campus.

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  9. Branch manager search continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The director of the Barbara Rose Johns Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library is currently accepting applications for a new branch manager for the library. Job responsibilities, according to the application, include working the service desk; managing, hiring, training and evaluating library staff; handling and maintaining book collection; heading programs for the library and interacting with members of the community.

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  10. American Legion Junior Auxiliary formsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The Jack Garland American Legion Post 32 just started its first American Legion Junior Auxiliary. According to a press release, membership is open to girls from infancy through age 17. "Our Junior Auxiliary earn service patches while learning about Junior Auxiliary Programs," officials said in the release.

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  11. Become a volunteerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Do you love nature? Are you curious about the natural world around you? Do you want to make a difference in Virginia's environment? Become a Virginia Master Naturalist volunteer. According to a press release, the Central Piedmont Chapter is now recruiting for its fall training course, which begins in September.

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  12. Rezoning requests see - fervent' oppositionRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Eighteen people voiced stern opposition to two rezoning requests under consideration by town officials that many speakers said would change the character of Farmville if approved.

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  13. Farmers oppose fence ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    A proposed fence ordinance that would have allowed a judge to fine up to $250 in civil penalties for livestock owners in the event their animal strays upon a highway, public property or private premises of someone else's property is set to be amended with the help of county farmers following a split 5-3 vote during Tuesday's packed Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors meeting. The motion that saw majority favor was presented as a substitute motion by Farmville 101 District Supervisor Howard Simpson in response to a motion presented by Buffalo District Supervisor C.R. "Bob" Timmons Jr. to approve the ordinance as proposed.

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  14. Add your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The Virginia Department of Environment Quality is in charge of regulating the use of biosolids - a substance farmers use as fertilizer, consisting of a mixture of treated human and industrial waste and is used on farms to condition soil - in localities across the state. There is currently no public information regarding an upcoming biosolid permit for Prince Edward County, according to DEQ spokesman Bill Hayden.

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  15. LU to host solar eclipse watch partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    In the early afternoon on Aug. 21, the skies will darken over Farmville and much of the rest of the United States as the moon moves in front of the sun for a rare solar eclipse. At Longwood, the Department of Chemistry and Physics is hosting an eclipse viewing party on Wheeler Mall - which allows stunning and clear views of the afternoon sky - for students, faculty, staff and members of the Prince Edward community who'd like a unique viewing experience.

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  16. Southside Virginia Chapter of VSUAA awards two scholarshipsRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The Southside Virginia Chapter of the Virginia State University Alumni Association has awarded two scholarships of $500 each to two students who have enrolled and headed to VSU for the fall semester. "A scholarship was awarded to Infinity S. Anderson, who is a 2017 graduate of the Cumberland County High School," officials said in a press release.

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  17. Walk2Campus seeks zoning changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Walk2Campus Holdings LLC President and CEO Matthew King is seeking to rezone 37 of his firm's student housing properties in Farmville to R-3A Residential. According to a map submitted by King to the town, most of the properties he's seeking zoning changes for are currently zoned R-3 Residential.

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  18. Brewery offers sneak peekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Third Street Brewing Co. held a sneak peek Saturday that included beer tasting for investors and their guests - drawing a large gathering from the community.

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  19. More details neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    It's our hope that the restarting of the process of introducing the proposed 195-bed student apartment complex at the intersection of High and Appomattox streets will allow the community more specific information about the proposal. The process in considering the project is restarting because Robert R. and Sherry P. Martin - who own the just more than one-acre property at the busy intersection where the five-story, 95,000-square-foot building could be situated - have withdrawn their original request to change the density regulations in all R-3 Zoning Districts and now wish to rezone their property to R-3A, along with changing the density regulation to allow for more units per acre.

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  20. Deep concerns' about apartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The Martin proposal will build a five-story self-described student dormitory in the heart of our Farmville historic district. We have made great strides over the past many years making Farmville a more inviting and beautiful place to live.

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