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  1. New Golfers react to - final' course decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    Some golfers are alarmed over the Longwood University Board of Visitors deeming the public closure of its golf course as "final." "This is a decision that will be regretted by everyone who appreciates the few physical and social activities that senior citizens have left to keep up their health and happiness," said Dr. Nancy Andrews, a Farmville golfer.

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  2. Bake sale plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    The March of Dimes will hold a bake sale on Saturday, April 30, at the corner of Perry and South Main Street in Farmville. Pies, cakes, bread and other baked goods will be available.

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  3. New Annual versus one-time parking fee discussedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    "When we discussed the $5 parking permit fee, we did not come to a consensus on whether that would be an annual or whether that would be a one-time fee as far as recommendation to council," said Councilman Thomas Pairet, the chair of the town's asset and resources committee. Previously, decals were required to be purchased by April 15 of each year.

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  4. Fuqua students tour The HeraldRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    Several students from Fuqua School in Farmville recently toured The Farmville Herald . Students in Krissy Vick's course learned about the sales, office administration, news gathering, design, circulation and printing operations at the newspaper.

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  5. NARFE will meet ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    On Thursday, April 21 at 10:30 AM, the National Active & Retired Federal Employees Chapter 2080 will meet at the fellowship hall of the Farmville United Methodist Church , 212 High St., Farmville. All current & retired federal employees and FUMC Seniors and friends are invited to attend.

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  6. Add your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    Last week the Piedmont Healthy Living Coalition launched the first phase of its community health improvement plan, "Spring into Health," to connect area residents with health-related resources and activities. It is, in fact, the first step in the coalition's plan to promote "HEAL" - Healthy Eating and Active Living.

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  7. Alcohol won't be sold during festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    The Farmville Town Council has decided that the sale of beer and wine will not be permitted at the upcoming Heart of Virginia Festival's evening activities at the Farmville Regional Airport. Councilman Thomas Pairet, who serves as chair of the town's Assets and Resources Committee, said the Heart of Virginia Festival had expressed an interest in serving alcohol at some of the festival's events.

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  8. Police seek clues on robbery, assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    Farmville police are seeking tips on a reported robbery and assault that occurred early Sunday morning in Farmville on Buffalo Street. After punching the victim several times in the face, the suspect stole clothing from the victim, according to a press release from the Farmville Police Department.

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  9. Bike lanes pedaling closerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    Longwood University is moving closer to becoming a pedestrian campus, and students are again asking about designated bike lanes, specifically along Main Street from the entrance to High Bridge Trail State Park south to the university-managed Longwood Village apartment complex. The university implemented a new master plan in September 2014 with a planning consultant team led by Cooper Robertson of New York City.

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  10. A home team to root forRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    If you haven't seen Riley's team compete, head over to Lancer Field on Wednesday evening, when in-state foe Virginia Tech, ranked among the best teams in the mighty Atlantic Coast Conference, comes to Farmville for a doubleheader starting at 5 p.m. As some of the elite teams in college softball can attest, the Hokies best bring their "A game" against Longwood, which backs down from no one on the softball diamond. The Lancers, ranked atop the Big South Conference standings, traveled to Auburn over the weekend and fought the nation's second-ranked team to the final out in two of three games, losing twice by one run.

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  11. Closure deadline extended, New Life Schools raises $45,000 in five weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    Facing potential closure, New Life Schools in southern Cumberland County has been given a new May 1 deadline to raise $100,000 and enroll several new students in order to keep their doors open next year. The school has raised $45,000 and tentatively enrolled 14 new students in the last five weeks, school administrator Betty Lou Weaver said of the closure, meaning that the school is at about the halfway point for its fundraising and enrollment goals.

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  12. Cath lab will be - life changing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    "This catheterization lab will give patients access to minimally invasive techniques available to diagnose and treat cardiovascular disease," stated a hospital press release. "Cath labs save lives," said hospital CEO Tom Angelo, "and bringing one to the sole hospital provider within 50 miles is life changing for our patients and their families."

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  13. America's first two-college townRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    Farmville has so many compelling qualities we all cherish: handsome buildings and public spaces, and an active Main Street with distinctive spots to gather and shop. Of course, there's more to a college town than buildings.

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  14. Longwood golf course to close to the publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    Longwood University's Golf Course will cease operations this summer as a public course and begin transitioning to continuing use for academic purposes and as practice grounds for the university's golf teams. According to a press release from the school, during its master planning process over the past year, the university has been considering the most prudent future for the course.

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  15. Changing uses of the LU golf courseRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    Built as a New Deal Civilian Conservation Corps project, it was the community's first golf course, and served as home to the national championship Longwood teams of Hall of Fame coach Dr. Barbara Smith. Indeed, the course helped make Farmville a golfing town, and today there are two additional courses nearby - the municipal course and The Manor.

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  16. Exchange students excelRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    Farmville has recently played host to a variety of exchange students from nations across the world, such as Germany, France, Malaysia, Thailand, Ghana and Kazakhstan. "Much of this is due to families in the area who have agreed to host international students on exchange programs," said Melanie Marks, an American Scandinavian Student Exchange international representative.

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  17. Read charged in Saturday robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    A 49-year-old Farmville woman has been arrested and charged in connection with a reported robbery that took place at a convenience store on South Main Street. "At approximately 10:20 p.m. a Farmville Police responded to the Stop-In Food Store at 2003 South Main St. in reference to a reported robbery," the release stated.

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  18. Logan charged for assaulting police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    A 23-year-old Kenbridge man has been charged after allegedly assaulting a Farmville police officer in the Walmart parking lot early Sunday morning. Police say Preston Logan Jr. is charged with felony assault and battery of a law enforcement officer, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, destruction of property and drunk in public.

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  19. Former Farmville cop accused of embezzlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    A former Farmville and Blackstone police officer has been indicted by a grand jury on six counts of felony embezzlement from a Charlotte County volunteer fire department. "The charges stem from a criminal investigation into allegations of embezzlement involving the Bacon District Volunteer Fire Department from back in 2011," Geller said.

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  20. Bringing the homeless home - group offers shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    A brisk wind whistles around Beulah African American Episcopal Church on a 20-degree day as Pastor Matthew Shannon and Monroe Preston step outside. They don't mind braving the cold for a simple reason - they can go back inside.

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