Farmville Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Shopping with a Cause returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 10 | Farmville Herald

    The 37th annual "Farmville Christmas Show a Shopping with a Cause" returns to the STEPS Centre in Farmville on Saturday and Sunday. Artisans, craftsmen and retail vendors will be present, along with a 50/50 raffle opportunity.

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  2. New CRC seeks Cumberland's membershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 10 | Farmville Herald

    In an effort to draw more business and economic development to the Heart of Virginia, the Farmville-based Commonwealth Regional Council is seeking to unite its member and some non-member localities in developing and maintaining a Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy , which could mean more grant money from the federal government. The CRC pitched the idea to Cumberland County supervisors, offering to waive the non-member match as an initial step of the program conditioned on one stipulation: Cumberland rejoin the CRC should the application for CEDS assistance be approved.

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  3. Drop off shoeboxes at Heritage BaptistRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 10 | Farmville Herald

    Operation Christmas Child is conducting its annual Shoebox Gifts drive and is asking donors to drop-off their gifts starting Monday through Nov. 21 at Heritage Baptist Church, 700 Milnwood Road in Farmville.

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  4. His latest, greatest voting adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 10 | Farmville Herald

    It was a privilege to finally do so Tuesday. I started off with the good intention of voting as early as possible.

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  5. School board eliminates raise; students to vote on new logoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 9 | Farmville Herald

    Due to a revenue shortfall at the state level, the Prince Edward County School Board decided change a budgeted 2 percent raise for all division employees to a one-time bonus. The board made the decision during its meeting Wednesday.

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  6. Francis scheduled for trial MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 9 | Farmville Herald

    A 40-year-old man who had to be "tased" by Farmville Police Department officers in early April is scheduled to go on trial Monday on drug and other charges. Kenneth Tavon Francis, of Keysville, is charged with possession of a Schedule I or II controlled substance with the intent to distribute; possession with the intent to distribute more than a half ounce but less than 5 pounds of marijuana; possession with the intent to distribute a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of school property; possession of a controlled substance, namely cocaine; assault and battery of a police officer while engaged in public duties; and possession of marijuana.

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  7. Deer pose - a genuine problem' to townRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    Town officials are looking for answers to solve what they call "a genuine problem" - the increasing population of deer in Farmville's town limits. "I've had at least a half a dozen people in the last month mention the deer problem.

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  8. A trip to the moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    I love movies, especially - you guessed it - science fiction and fantasy. I've watched movies on large screens and small, in 3D and not, and even at drive-in theaters.

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  9. VDOT, town sets speed limitsRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    From the center of Farmville at the intersection of Main Street, West Third Street starts at 25 mph, becomes 35 as it passes near the Farmville Historic Train Station, increases to 40 mph between Centra Southside Community Hospital and, finally, becomes 45 mph after it leaves the town limits and heads to the intersection of U.S. routes 15 and 460. In most cases, speed limits are - and have traditionally been - set by the Virginia Department of Transportation .

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  10. Longwood Garden Club meetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    Chris Rogers, owner of B&M Greenhouse in Farmville, spoke to the Longwood Garden Club on Oct. 24. His talk focused on new trends in plants and horticulture. Kerry Mossler and Joy Stump served as co-hostesses of the meeting.

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  11. Benefit thrift sale Friday, SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    A thrift sale to benefit Maysville Baptist Youth Group Camp expenses will be held from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday inside the original Maysville Baptist Fellowship Hall, 13327 W. James Anderson Hwy., in Buckingham Court House. Lots of items will be for sale.

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  12. New Former Buckingham Correctional Center guards indictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    Two Farmville residents who worked at the Buckingham Correctional Center are under indictment in a racketeering gang case in federal court. According to a press release from the U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's Office of the Western District of Virginia, Shaunda Rochelle Jones, also known as "Lady Stone," 20, and Jaymese Jenee Jones, also known as "Precious Stone," 20, allegedly conspired to smuggle controlled substances into prison facilities and deliver the drugs to other Mad Stone Blood street and prison gang members for use and distribution within the Virginia prisons.

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  13. Salvage to be part of ElijahRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    Pianist and composer Dr. R. David Salvage will perform with the Commonwealth Chorale during its upcoming performances of Felix Mendelssohn's Elijah in Buckingham and Farmville. Salvage and the chorale will perform Dec. 4 at 3 p.m. at Satchidananda Ashram-Yogaville, 108 Yogaville Way, Buckingham, and on Dec. 11 at 3 p.m. at Farmville United Methodist Church, 212 High St., Farmville.

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  14. ACA more costly than everRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    The administration announced insurance premiums in the federally managed health exchanges would increase by an average of 25 percent for the mid-level benchmark plan in 2017. This news is no surprise, nor was it unforeseeable when the law was passed.

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  15. New Pechs Fbla is - Outstanding'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    Sixty students from all four grades at Prince Edward County High School are proving one organization can make a difference in the community. The Future Business Leaders of America chapter at PECHS recently received the "Outstanding Chapter" title at the FBLA's regional fall conference.

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  16. New Christmas Mother starts campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    HERALD Farmville Mayor David Whitus, seated, recently signed a proclamation in recognition of the Heart of Virginia Christmas Mother Program - an initiative being spearheaded to help needy families this Christmas by raising $20,000 and collecting gently used items, including toys, books and clothing. Pictured with Whitus are, standing, from left, 2016 Christmas Mother Nancy Haga, Town Manager Gerald Spates, Christmas Mother Board Member and Junior Woman's Club President Evelyn Francis and Christmas Mother Treasurer Lynn Chapman.

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  17. Exhibit continues through Dec. 3Read the original story

    Nov 1, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    Central Virginia Arts is currently featuring the paintings of Amy Eason, Deborah McClintock and Janet Williams in an exhibit continuing through Dec. 3 at the Riverside Cafe, 522 North Main St., Farmville, 6:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Monday-Saturday. Eason paints primarily in acrylic, watercolor and gouache.

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  18. Community Halloween events are a treatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    Halloween 2016 passed with no shortage of activities. The holiday was preceded by a weekend of fun for all ages, ranging from a spooky drive-through scare zone to sweet festivals.

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  19. Archaeology group gets experienceRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    When Longwood University's new admissions building is built, a group of archaeology students will know the site's history better than anyone. An advanced archaeology class is researching three houses that formerly stood on the site, across High Street from the campus's main entrance.

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  20. NCI could be Longwood affiliateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    During recent months, Longwood University and New College Institute have discussed the possibility of NCI becoming an affiliate of the university. "It's important to emphasize the discussions have been very preliminary and exploratory in nature," Longwood Director of Communications and Media Relations Matt McWilliams said.

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