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  1. Residents named to Dean's ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Residents named to the Dean's List at the College of William & Mary for the spring 2017 semester include John Wood, of Cumberland, and Lucia Butler, Jacob Miller and Benjamin Wade, of Farmville. In order to achieve Dean's List status, a full-time degree seeking undergraduate student must take at least 12 credit hours and earn a 3.6 Quality Point Average during the semester.

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  2. New restaurant could hire 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    A gourmet pizza restaurant is set to open in the location of the former Quiznos in the Sunchase Farmville Shoppes at 237 Sunchase Blvd. between the end of July and the beginning of August. The restaurant's manager, Lynn Ballance, said the restaurant would hire approximately 15-20 people.

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  3. Focusing on servant leadershipRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Twenty-six high school students and nine counselors got to learn anew what it means to be a servant leader recently at Hampden-Sydney College . Through listening to speakers, sharpening new skills - such as public speaking through workshops - and even undertaking a daunting 50-foot high ropes course and a community service project, the students got involved with the six-day Shelton Leadership Challenge at H-SC for the third summer.

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  4. A team with remarkable heartRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The Prince Edward-Farmville Youth Association Instructional All-Star team left a lasting impact on its coaches even if it did not advance out of the recent Dixie Youth Baseball District 5 AA Machine Pitch Tournament in Crewe. "This was one of those exceptional teams - not exceptionally talented - but these kids had more heart than any team I've ever been a part of," Manager Jamie Davis said.

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  5. A nuptial first for High BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Ervin and Lori Lambert Beekman, however, held their wedding at High Bridge Trail State Park's High Bridge on Saturday afternoon, being the first couple in the park's five-year history to be married on the bridge. High Bridge, which stands 125 feet above the Appomattox River - the longest pedestrian bridge in Virginia at 2,422 feet long - had first been part of the South Side Railroad that passed through Lynchburg into Farmville in the 1850s.

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  6. Branch celebrates 100th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Virginia Reed Branch, a lifelong resident of Farmville, celebrated her 100th birthday on May 20 at The Woodland, where she currently resides. The event was well-attended by Beulah A.M.E church members, family and friends.

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

    May 25, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Just days after the resignation of Executive Director Mary Hickman, who'd been with the CRC and the former Piedmont Planning Commission for 27 years, CRC Treasurer and Buffalo District Supervisor C.R. "Bob" Timmons Jr. said a "new direction" of the council is that it wants to be the go-to organization that is known in the community for grant writing and grant management services. Additionally, he pointed to an anticipated $68,000 budget deficit that is looming over the CRC in its upcoming fiscal year budget.

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

    May 25, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Prince Edward County High School's varsity boys soccer team has made a habit of being in both the Quad Rivers Conference 34 championship game and the Region 2A East tournament, and the Eagles kept those traditions alive Wednesday evening. The No.

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

    May 25, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The Randolph Volunteer District Fire Department will hold its barbecue chicken dinner June 9 from 4:30-7 p.m. The menu will be barbecue chicken, Cole slaw, dessert, coffee and tea, all for a donation at the door. The Prospect Happy Hats held its May meeting at the Prospect Volunteer Fire Department enjoying the chicken supper.

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

    May 23, 2017 | 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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  11. Dinner unites faith groupsRead the original story

    May 23, 2017 | 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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  12. Citizens Police Academy graduates fourth classRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | 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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  13. Detour in place on West ThirdRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | 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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  14. New position could pay $94KRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | 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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  15. Art is at the heartRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | 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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  16. New Jaycees' outdoor movie is SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | 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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  17. New Chamber holds golf tournamentRead the original story

    May 18, 2017 | 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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  18. Church and Community EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Friday. Items must be submitted by 10 a.m. Monday for that Friday's calendar.

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

    May 16, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The announcement to advertise the position, which is included in the town's proposed fiscal year 2017-18 operating budget, came Wednesday during council's regularly scheduled meeting. "Mr. Mayor, also in that budget is a new position that's being created," Ward E Councilman and Finance Committee Chairman J.J. "Jamie" Davis said, "out of recommendation from council, and that will be an assistant town manager's position and we request that council go ahead and make a motion to a advertise for that position."

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

    May 11, 2017 | 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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