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Edwards elected to serves as ODEC vice chairman

Southside Electric Cooperative (SEC) President and CEO Jeff Edwards was elected to serve as vice-chairman of the Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC) Board of Directors ... Read more

2 hours ago by Staff Report.

Spiers comes home to Commonwealth Attorney’s office

A Lunenburg County native has returned home to be the new Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney. Jordan A. Spiers, a 30-year-old former prosecutor in Mecklenburg County, started ... Read more

2 hours ago by Staff Report.

VDOF offers cost sharing program

In response to the statewide decline of ash trees due to the introduction of the emerald ash borer (EAB), the Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) ... Read more

3 hours ago by Staff Report.

Students return to campus with new rules

Longwood University students will soon return to the Farmville campus to begin classes in what already promises to be a unique experience for everyone involved. ... Read more

3 hours ago by Roger Watson.

The economics behind solar farms

Solar facilities have come to the Heart of Virginia, and more are on the horizon. But why here? Why are farms converting from crops to ... Read more

3 hours ago by Titus Mohler.

Davis retires from Piedmont Regional Jail

Piedmont Regional Jail (PRJ) Superintendent Jim Davis has retired several times, but he believes the latest retirement, set to go into effect Aug. 1, will ... Read more

3 hours ago by Titus Mohler.

Victoria to consider establishing event rules

The Town of Victoria will hold a public hearing during its monthly town council meeting Tuesday, August 11 at 7 p.m. at the Victoria Municipal ... Read more

3 hours ago by Roger Watson.

Lunenburg suffers first COVID-19 death

Lunenburg County suffered its first death as a result of COVID-19 late last week according to data from the Virginia Department of Health. Unfortunately, that ... Read more

3 hours ago by Roger Watson.

State Fair of Virginia has been canceled

The Virginia Farm Bureau board of directors has decided cancel the 2020 State Fair of Virginia, and instead hold a modified State Fair 4-H Livestock ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Beware of unsolicited seeds

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) has been notified that several Virginia residents have received unsolicited packages containing seeds that appear to ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

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