Prince Edward County Newswire (Page 5)

Prince Edward County Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Prince Edward County, VA. (Page 5)

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  1. Emert, Minix promoted at BenchmarkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Benchmark Community Bank recently announced the promotions of six veteran members of its firm to compose the executive and senior management team guiding the bank's future. According to a bank release, included among the new team are Prince Edward County residents LeAnne R. Emert, of Prospect, and Lee Minix, of Farmville.

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  2. New Roads will see improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    No one spoke during a public hearing regarding the Prince Edward County Secondary Six Year Plan for fiscal years 2018-23 and the FY 2018 construction plan prior to a unanimous vote from supervisors approving the plans. The vote included an amendment of moving Watson Road to the third priority on the list, which sets a schedule for resurfacing already paved roads or paving or improving gravel roads.

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  3. New Inaugural scholarships awardedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Two high school students with direct lineage to men and women affected by the public-school closings in Prince Edward County have received first-of-their-kind scholarships from the Moton Museum's Moton Family Challenge Scholarship Committee, according to a press release from the museum. Jasmine Senae Woody, of Richmond, received one of the two scholarships.

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  4. Prince Edward County Middle School softball teamRead the original story

    May 10, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The Prince Edward County Middle School softball team ended the season as co-district champions with an 11-1 record. The Lady Eagles also qualified to compete in the Southside Middle School Conference Tournament.

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  5. Prince Edward County declares state of emergency over flooding riskRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | The Daily Courier

    Prince Edward County has declared a state of emergency after officials expressed concerns about rising water levels in the Bay of Quinte and Lake Ontario. Mayor Robert Quaiff made the declaration Tuesday evening, saying he wants to ensure the county can access provincial resources to protect waterfront properties and repair flood damage.

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  6. Prince Edward County declares state of emergency over flooding riskRead the original story

    May 10, 2017 | Penticton Herald

    Prince Edward County has declared a state of emergency after officials expressed concerns about rising water levels in the Bay of Quinte and Lake Ontario. Mayor Robert Quaiff made the declaration Tuesday evening, saying he wants to ensure the county can access provincial resources to protect waterfront properties and repair flood damage.

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  7. Is there such a thing as a 'real America?'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blue

    ... still exists in our society. I saw and felt its hatred and wrath as an elementary school student in Prince Edward County, Virginia , when the Klan-controlled school board and county supervisors closed the public schools to defy a federal court order ...

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  8. Prince Edward County under state of emergency over flooding riskRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | GlobalNews

    Prince Edward County has declared a state of emergency after officials expressed concerns about rising water levels in the Bay of Quinte and Lake Ontario. Mayor Robert Quaiff made the declaration Tuesday evening, saying he wants to ensure the county can access provincial resources to protect waterfront properties and repair flood damage.

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  9. Flooding prompts Prince Edward County to declare a state of emergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | CBC News

    Prince Edward County has distributed 20,000 sandbags and expects another 40,000 to arrive by Wednesday morning. Prince Edward County's mayor has declared a state of emergency following days of flooding that has prompted evacuations across eastern Ontario and Quebec.

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  10. Add your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The 2017 Big South Softball Championship will make its inaugural stop at Longwood University this week, starting Wednesday and running through Sunday. Though on a much different scale than October's U.S Vice Presidential Debate, this event affords an opportunity for visitors to learn and fall in love with Farmville, Prince Edward County, Longwood and the Heart of Virginia - along with its people, history and heritage.

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  11. New Shippee offers project updatesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    ... of $3 million. In addition to the two projects in Buckingham receiving funding last summer, two in Prince Edward County also won approval - the intersections at Routes 460 and 307, Routes 15 and 692 at Kingsville and Routes 15 and 655 at Worsham. In ...

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  12. Board approves restroom upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The Prince Edward County School Board voted unanimously Wednesday to select Holman Masonry as the contractor to complete athletic restroom upgrades for $105,101 at the county's high school. According to board documents, the upgrades will include converting the current restroom into the men's restroom facility and adding a new women's restroom facility.

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  13. Robert E. Lee: Traitor to AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | Capitol Hill Blue

    ... who also turned on their nation. As a child in Virginia, I attended elementary schools in the racist Prince Edward County that closed its public schools in defiance of integration in the 1950s and opened an all-white "private" school, supported by ...

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  14. Weather modifies evening event for festivalRead the original story

    May 5, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    ... to be able to partner with them again this year." He said in addition to Centra, the Town of Farmville, Prince Edward County and Third Street Brewing were also sponsors for the festival. The festival will start with a 10K run and 5K walk at ...

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  15. New Free meal program soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The Prince Edward County School Board unanimously voted in support of allowing school officials to begin the process that could lead to the elementary school offering free breakfast and lunch to its students. The action, taken during the board's Wednesday meeting, directed Bruce Davis, the supervisor of the division's food services, to begin preparing the necessary paperwork.

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  16. Committee brings springRead the original story

    May 4, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Members of the Prince Edward County Republican Committee joined together Sunday to bring Spring to some residents of The Woodlands in Farmville.

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  17. Partnership celebrates five yearsRead the original story

    May 3, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    ... Main Street, Longwood University, the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, Hampden-Sydney College, Prince Edward County and the Town of Farmville. "Within those partnerships, that really is what enables us to do everything that we're able to do," ...

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  18. New Volunteers come with legal implicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Emily Demasi, a Longwood University senior, says she has spent the last year attempting to get Prince Edward County to allow volunteers at the county's animal control facility. "I got my dog last May and the former was difficult to work with to say the least," Demasi said.

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  19. Coen graduates from forensic academyRead the original story

    May 2, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Prince Edward County Sheriff's Office Investigator Sarah Coen recently graduated from the Virginia Forensic Science Academy. According to a press release from the sheriff's office, Coen successfully met all requirements for graduation.

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  20. Dear Donald Trump: The Civil War Never Actually EndedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | The New York Observer

    ... of schools mandated by the Supreme Court's Brown v. Board decision in 1954. While Virginia's Prince Edward County went as far as shutting down public schools entirely rather than complying with the desegregation mandate, most communities responded ...

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