Prince Edward County Newswire (Page 2)

Prince Edward County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Prince Edward County, VA. (Page 2)

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  1. Benchmarks vary for divisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 23 | Farmville Herald

    The Prince Edward County School Board discussed improvements and declines in second quarter benchmark testing at the board's Jan. 10 meeting. According to division Superintendent Dr. Barbara Johnson, is used as a quality predictor for Standards of Learning testing.

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  2. Cool-climate Wines of Beauty Vintner finds Ontario to be a fine place to make wineRead the original story

    Monday Jan 22 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... are excellent, but his best wines, with even more depth and character, come from vineyard sites in Prince Edward County, a more precarious region on the north side of Lake Ontario, where a thumb of calcareous limestone, like the bedrock in Burgundy, ...

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  3. Commending progressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Farmville Herald

    Last week Prince Edward County moved forward by leaps and bounds. The county's board of supervisors saw the first African-American and first woman take the role of chairperson, as seen with Chairwoman and Farmville 801 District Supervisor Pattie Cooper-Jones.

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  4. Church and Community EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Farmville Herald

    ... MEETING, 11 a.m. of the Piedmont Soil and Water Conservation District in the conference room of the Prince Edward County Natural Resources and Agricultural Building, located at 100 Dominion Drive, in Farmville. The public is invited to attend the ...

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  5. Inclement weather closingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Farmville Herald

    Schools across the Heart of Virginia are seeing closings due to inclement weather. Prince Edward County Public Schools, Buckingham County Public Schools and Cumberland County Public Schools are all closed Wednesday.

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  6. The Pour: From Ontario, Cool-Climate Wines of Beauty and VisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | The New York Times

    ... are excellent, but his best wines, with even more depth and character, come from vineyard sites in Prince Edward County , a more precarious region on the north side of Lake Ontario, where a thumb of calcareous limestone, like the bedrock in ...

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  7. Elected members take seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Farmville Herald

    The Prince Edward County School Board voted Hampden District Representative Beulah Womack as chairwoman and Leigh District Representative Dr. Timothy W. Corbett Sr. as vice chair for 2018 at the Jan. 10 board meeting. Womack is the first African-American woman to serve in the role of school board chairperson in Prince Edward County.

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  8. Scheduling talks continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Farmville Herald

    The Prince Edward County School Board continued talks regarding the possibility of switching to block scheduling at the Jan. 9 board meeting and decided that the decision was at the discretion of division Superintendent Dr. Barbara Johnson. The discussion followed a contentious conversation in November between school board members claiming that block scheduling had never been discussed and that it should be a board decision.

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  9. Bottoms Up: This new year, drink localRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2018 | Beach Metro Community News

    ... There are four designated growing regions" Niagara Peninsula, Lake Erie North Shore, Pelee Island and Prince Edward County which will also appear on labels. All our wines possess a real, unique sense of place. There's no question that Ontario is a ...

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  10. I hated giving up my car, but found a new kind of freedom at a slower paceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | The Globe and Mail

    ... into oblivion and was replaced by a sturdy Subaru, which took us into early retirement to run a B&B in Prince Edward County, Ont. Wintering in Florida, we needed something more comfortable for long trips, so a Dodge Lanser hatchback entered our ...

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  11. You can go ice fishing in style just one hour from TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | BlogTO

    ... of its winter activity programming. Those willing to travel further afield can try out ice fishing in Prince Edward County as part of the Winter Warrior package at the Drake Devonshire, which takes guests out to a heated hut on Wellers Bay where ...

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  12. Cooper-Jones makes historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | Farmville Herald

    Something historic occurred silently at Tuesday's Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors meeting. What was unacknowledged by board members during their comments following the appointment of Farmville 801 District Supervisor Pattie Cooper-Jones to the position of chairwoman was that she became the first African-American and first woman to hold the position of chairperson on the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors.

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  13. Permit for solar facility approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | Farmville Herald

    At its Tuesday meeting the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a special use permit for Turning Point Energy to operate a solar electrical general facility, which will be located in Pamplin on Good Hope Road. Adam Beale, vice president of development for Turning Point Energy, described at the meeting the system that will be used.

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  14. OPP arrest two suspects in series of arson firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | GlobalNews

    Police arrested two men, both from Napanee, Ont., who are accused of setting fires around Greater Napanee and Prince Edward County since last September. The most recent fire occurred at about 5 a.m. on Jan. 2 in the Palace Village Plaza, a commercial plaza located on Palace Road just off Highway 401 in Napanee.

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  15. Priced out of urban areas, millennials opt for the cottageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | The Globe and Mail

    ... markets - well outside. Earlier this year, they bought a vacation home two hours east of Toronto in Prince Edward County, a rural getaway replete with rolling hills, wineries and beautiful vistas of Lake Ontario. Ms. Payne and Mr. Konopinsky are ...

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  16. Academy to begin in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | Farmville Herald

    ... academy." The release cited that the academy is open to citizens who reside in the Town of Farmville, Prince Edward County, Cumberland County, citizens who work in the Town of Farmville, or are a member of a civic organization in the Town of ...

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  17. When this man took a DNA test, he discovered a 50-year secretRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2018 | CBC News

    ... with her two daughters but refuses to share her famous brownie recipe! She also loves spending time in Prince Edward County, a very special place for her for more than three decades, full of family memories.

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  18. Wine lovers rejoice, extreme cold snap is good news for icewineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | CBC News

    ... here in the Niagara Peninsula," Schmidt said. "Some of the other areas like Lake Erie North Shore, Prince Edward County, don't necessarily have the same benefits, but because we're between the two large bodies of water Lake Erie and Lake Ontario, we ...

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  19. No injuries in vehicle overturnRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2018 | Farmville Herald

    A vehicle overturned on the 2600 block of Abilene Road on Thursday afternoon which was contributed to by poor road conditions following the snowfall and resulted in no injuries, according to Prince Edward County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Andy Cary.

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  20. Vacant seat to be appointedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | Farmville Herald

    ... Farmville Town Council on the Moton Council, where he currently serves as vice chair and represents the Prince Edward County Branch of the NAACP. Additionally, the council appointed At-Large Councilman Dan Dwyer to serve on the Barbara Rose Johns ...

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