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September 10, 2019
- Supervisor Cooper-Jones received a plaque recognizing her service as Board Chair from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018.

Pictured, left to right: Supervisor David Emert; County Administrator Wade Bartlett; Supervisor Odessa Pride; Supervisor Llew Gilliam; Chairman Jim Wilck; Supervisor Pattie Cooper-Jones; Supervisor Bobby Jones; Vice-Chairman Jerry Townsend; Supervisor Gene Southall.

Supervisor Cooper-Jones Receives Recognition for her service as Chair for 2018


June 24, 2019 -
Second Floor County Offices to Close at 12:00 PM, Thursday, June 27, 2019


May 31, 2019 -
Courthouse Public Entrance Moving to South Street Effective June 10 - Courthouse Renovations Will Also Commence


April 11, 2019 -
Proposed Amendments to the Constitution of Virginia
     Chapter 820, House Joint Resolution No. 591
     Chapter 821, House Joint Resolution No. 615
     Chapter 822, House Joint Resolution No. 676
     Chapter 823, Senate Joint Resolution No. 278
     Chapter 824, Senate Joint Resolution No. 306


April 9, 2019 -
Prince Edward County/Farmville Housing Needs Survey





December 20, 2018
- Everbridge Alerts - Farmville and Prince Edward County Work Together to Keep Citizens Safe and Informed. (View the Joint Press Release of the Town of Farmville and Prince Edward County here.)


November 15, 2018
- VACo Recognizes Graduates of the Virginia Certified County Supervisors' Program. (Click to view VACo's Press Release.)


August 27, 2018
- Prince Edward County Officials Attend Luck Stone Open House. (Click to read the News Release.)


May 8, 2018
- Prince Edward County High School Debate and Forensics Team Recognized by Board of Supervisors

At its May 8, 2018 meeting, the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors recognized the accomplishments of the Prince Edward County Debate and Forensics Team.

The Forensics Team competed in VHSL regionals at Goochland High School and placed 4th in the region and then advanced to the super-regionals at R.E. Lee High School.

The Debate Team traveled to Hidden Valley High School for regionals and placed 2nd out of 14 teams from VHSL groups 1,2,3, and 4. Four team members also competed in the Student Congress.

Pictured left to right (front row): Forensics & Debate Coach Debbie Rush; Grace Rust, 1st Place-Extemporaneous Speaking (Regional), 3rd Place-Extemporaneous Speaking (Super Regional), 1st Place-Student Congress (Regional); Tiba Hamza, 14th Place-Student Congress (Regional); Principal Gwendolyn McQuaige-Hicks.
(Back row) County Administrator Wade Bartlett, Supervisors David Emert, Odessa Pride, Bob Timmons, Vice Chairman Jim Wilck, Supervisors Jerry Townsend and Bobby Jones.

Prince Edward County Debate & Forensics Team Recognized by Board of Supervisors


May 8, 2018
- Prince Edward County High School Girls Indoor Track Team Recognized by Board of Supervisors

At its May 8, 2018 meeting, the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors recognized the athletic achievements of the Prince Edward County Girls Indoor Track Team.

The team finished third overall in the 2018 Virginia High School League 2A State Championships.Additionally, the relay team of Jordan Booker, Naomi Jones, Mia Seay and Monteria Wynn won the 2018 State Championship in the 4 x 400 meter relay at Roanoke College with a time of 4:20.This is their second State Championship as this same relay team won the same event in Outdoor Track last year.

Pictured from left to right:  (front row) Mia Seay, Moniera Wynn, Jordan Booker, Naomi Jones, Coach James Baker, Salma Muhammed, Makayla Morris, Principal Gwendolyn McQuaige-Hicks.
(Back row) Supervisors David Emert, Bob Timmons, Odessa Pride, County Administrator Wade Bartlett, Vice Chair Jim Wilck, Supervisors Bobby Jones and Jerry Townsend.

PECHS Girls Indoor Track Team


February 2, 2018:
Cooper-Jones Makes History In Prince Edward County

Click the link for VACo's article on Supervisor Cooper-Jones' accomplishments in service to Prince Edward County.

Pattie Cooper-Jones Makes History In Prince Edward County VACO





December 26, 2017:
NPR Features Prince Edward County Cannery Heard on "All Things Considered: In A New Deal-Era Cannery, Old Meets New"


October 10, 2017:
Supervisor Pattie Cooper-Jones Awarded the VACo Supervisor Service Award

Board Chairman Robert M. "Bobby" Jones presented the Virginia Association of Counties Supervisor Service Award to Supervisor Pattie Cooper-Jones at the October 10, 2017 Board meeting. The Supervisor Service Award recognizes her ten years of dedicated service to county government. Supervisor Cooper-Jones completed the Virginia Certified County Supervisors' Program classes in 2015. Supervisor Cooper-Jones represents Farmville District 801 on the Board of Supervisors.
See the VACo press release here.

Supervisor Cooper-Jones Receives Service Award


September 28, 2017: Sandy River Reservoir Boat Ramp Temporarily CLOSED


September 19, 2017:
Prince Edward County Announces New Company, Will Bring Jobs





August 23, 2016:
Longwood announces schedule of events leading up to October 4th Vice-Presidential Debate (Link to Longwood University's "Debate 2016")





December 22, 2015:
Homegrown for the Holidays: Prince Edward County Cannery Tasting Event Showcases Local Products (Farmville Herald article)


December 9, 2015:
The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors took a moment last night to honor the service of Supervisor Charles McKay with a plaque for his 20 years of service on the Board of Supervisors.

Supervisor Charlie McKay receives recognition from his peers as he prepares to retire.


December 9, 2015:
The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors honored the 24 years of service provided by Jim Ennis, Commonwealth Attorney for Prince Edward. Jim Ennis retires at the end of 2015.

Retiring Commonwealth Attorney, Jim Ennis, receives recognition from the Board of Supervisors


October 28, 2015: invites local businesses to "Go Virtual"

Jason and Jennifer Mattox, owners of Uptown Coffee Cafe in downtown Farmville, can be found on

October 13, 2015:
Dr. Richard and Deborah McClintock presented the handmade ornament for the Governor's Christmas Tree, to the Board of Supervisors tonight. The ornament is the result of a contest open to all residents of Prince Edward County. This ornament will be sent to the Governor's Mansion to hang on their tree throughout the 2015 Holiday Season. Open House to see all of the ornaments provided "Celebrating Virginia's Localities" will be on Friday, December 4.

From L to R: Supervisor Calvin Gray, Chair Howard Simpson, Supervisor Jim Wilck, Supervisor Bob Timmons, Dr. Richard McClintock, Deborah McClintock holding the ornament, Supervisor Jerry Townsend, Supervisor Bobby Jones, Vice-Chair Patti Cooper-Jones, Supervisor Charlie McKay


September 1, 2015:
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, along with his wife, Dorothy and their two youngest children, made several stops during their visit to Prince Edward County on August 29th. The McAuliffe's spent the morning riding bicycles on High Bridge Trail State Park; stopped for pictures at the LOVE in Farmville; had lunch at the Farmville Train Station, and sponsored by the Friends of High Bridge Trail State Park and then spent the afternoon at Twin Lakes State Park. Their stops are part of the Governor's commitment to spending time at all 36 of Virginia's state parks and promoting Virginia tourism.

Governor McAuliffe and family riding along High Bridge Trail.  Trip ended at Historic Trail Station in downtown Farmville VA

Governor and Mrs. McAuliffe after a ride on High Bridge Trail, stopping to pose at the LOVE in downtown Farmville, VA


August 24, 2015:
The Prince Edward County Seal is featured in the August 2015 edition of NACO News, the nationwide publication of the National Association of Counties


August 11, 2015
: Christmas Tree Ornament for the Governor’s Mansion – A Juried Contest for County Artisans

The Executive Mansion, home of Virginia’s first family, has announced the 2015 Mansion Holiday Tree theme is “Celebrating Virginia’s Localities”.  An invitation has been extended to every county, city and town in the Commonwealth to provide a handcrafted ornament for this tree.

All eligible artisans, 18 years of age and older, and a resident of Prince Edward County or a full-time “resident student” of Longwood University or Hampden-Sydney College, may submit a handcrafted ornament to the County for consideration.  All submissions will be reviewed by a panel of local judges.  The winning selection will be sent to the Governor’s Mansion, where it will represent Prince Edward County on the 2015 Executive Mansion Christmas Tree. Click the link above for rules and the submission form.


March 3, 2015:
Last Stand coming to Farmville March 28 & 29





December 12, 2014:
Members of the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors, representatives of VDOT and county residents were on hand Friday, December 12, 2014 for a ribbon cutting ceremony dedicating the new bridge on Rt. 633 (Virso Road/Mt. Pleasant Road), located in the Leigh District of Prince Edward County.  The new bridge was designed to serve the residents of this area for decades to come.

Ribbon cutting on Rt. 633 (Visro Road/Mt. Pleasant Road)


September 2, 2014:
News Release: Board of Supervisors Held Special Meeting with Dominion Power - Proposed Natural Gas Pipeline Discussed





December 10, 2013:
The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors Recognize Supervisor Fore and Supervisor Gantt

Fore and Gantt Recognized for Their Service, December 10, 2013

Board Chairman William G. Fore, Jr. recognized Supervisor Don C. Gantt, Jr. at the December 10, 2013 Board meeting. Supervisor Gantt represented Leigh District 301 from January 1, 2010 - December 31, 2013.


Don Gantt receives plaque from Chairman Fore


Vice-Chairman Howard F. Simpson recognized Chairman William G. Fore, Jr. at the December 10, 2013 Board meeting. Supervisor Fore represented Buffalo District 501 from January 1, 1998 - December 31, 2013, and served as Chairman from January 1, 2003 - December 31, 2013.

Chairman Fore receives plaque from Vice-Chairman Simpson




September 10, 2013:
On the eve of September 11th, the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors paid its respects to our community first responders and remembered those who have given their lives in the line of duty to the citizens of Prince Edward County.  The Board added a remembrance plaque to the County’s In the Line of Duty Memorial in honor of Prince Edward County Sheriff Thomas Harris Dickinson who was killed while on duty on September 30, 1915.  The current and three former sheriffs of Prince Edward County joined the Board of Supervisors for this commemoration.  Pictured from left to right: Supervisor Bobby Jones; Supervisor Howard Campbell; Retired Sheriff Travis Harris; Retired Sheriff Gene Southall; Supervisor Pattie Cooper-Jones; Sheriff Wesley Reed; Vice-Chairman and former Sheriff Howard Simpson, Chairman William Fore, Jr.; Supervisor Charles McKay; Supervisor Don Gantt; and Supervisor Jim Wilck.

In The Line of Duty Memorial - September 10, 2013





October 1, 2012:
High Bridge Trail State Park received special honors when they were presented with the 2012 Scenic Tourism award by Scenic Virginia in Richmond.

Scenic Virginia Award - Scenic Tourism Sight in Virginia

From left to right (front row): Prince Edward County Administrator, W.W. Bartlett; DCR Planning and Recreation Resources Director, Danette Poole; DCR Design and Construction Director, Kelly McClary; DCR Director, David Johnson; Norfolk-Southern Vice–President of Government Relations, Bruce Wingo; Prince Edward County Tourism Director, Magi Van Eps; Secretary of Natural Resources, Doug Domenech;
Left to right (back row): DCR State Parks Director, Joe Elton; Friends of High Bridge Trail Board Member, Roger Hamel; Friends of High Bridge Trail Board Member, Jo Smith; Prince Edward County Assistant County Administrator, Sarah Puckett; High Bridge Trail State Park Manager, Eric Hougland.


September 13, 2012:
Virginia Association For State Parks spend a few days in the region reviewing how their donations have impacted local state parks. While in Farmville, the VAFP singled out individuals who have made significant impact on the High Bridge Trail State Park:

From Left to Right: Gerry Spates, Farmville Town Manager; Woodfin Ligon, Friends of High Bridge Board member; Joseph Morrissette, Burkeville Town Manager; Eric Hougland, High Bridge Trail State Park Manager; Magi Van Eps, Tourism Coordinator for Prince Edward County; ____; Jo Smith, Friends of High Bridge Trail State Park Board; Roger Hamel, Friends of High Bridge Trail State Park Board; _____; Joe Elton, Virginia State Parks; Bob Mitchell, Pamplin Town Manager. Several other members of the community were not present, but were awarded Certificates of Appreciation as well.


September 10, 2012:
Tourism Revenue Grew in Prince Edward County in 2011
- While all localities in Virginia saw increased tourism revenue, Prince Edward County saw a seven percent increase locally.


May 29, 2012
- Prince Edward County dedicates Operation Iraqi Freedom plaque on the Post World War II Memorial: The Board of Supervisors unveiled the plaque saluting Cpl. Jonathan T. Yale's sacrifice during Operation Iraqi Freedom. The event was attended by over 100 people honoring all veterans who have served, who continue to serve, and especially those who sacrificed all in service to our country. Sergeant Major Robert Breedon, who was a 1st Sergeant on the day Cpl. Yale died, was on hand to talk about that day and to honor all his brothers and sisters in arms.
Operation Iraqi Freedom


May 23, 2012
–– The Prince Edward County Cannery opened June 4th for the Summer Home Canning Season! Please read the attached Press Release.





December 13, 2011:
The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors Present a Resolution of Respect to Mattie P. Wiley. Board Chairman William G. Fore, Jr. presented a Resolution of Respect to Supervisor Mattie P. Wiley at the December 13, 2011 Board meeting. Supervisor Wiley represented Farmville District 801 on the Board.



November 30, 2011:
Winter Season at Prince Edward Cannery - The Prince Edward County Cannery is now operating on limited hours for the coming winter/early spring season.  From December 1 – December 30, the cannery is open Tuesdays and Thursday at 7:00 a.m.  In January, the cannery is open only by appointment.  From February 1 through May 14, the cannery is closed. Read more here.



Unveiling the In The Line of Duty Memorial

September 11, 2011:
Board of Supervisors unveiling the In The Line of Duty Memorial on Sunday, September 11th. This new memorial can be found on the third floor rotunda just outside the Board of Supervisors meeting room. The memorial honors four men who gave their lives in service to the community of Prince Edward County. The memorial is open to the public.

Chairman Buckie Fore (far left) watches as Supervisors Pete Cambell and Bobby Jones unveil the memorial for the families of the men whose names grace this wall. Supervisors Charlie McKay and Howard Simpson can be seen watching from the far right.



Board of Supervisors present resolution to State Park Representatives - PEC is the only County in the Commonwealth to host 3 State Parks!

April 12, 2011:

Representatives of Sailor's Creek Historical Battlefield State Park, Twin Lakes State Park, and High Bridge Trail State Park, which are all located in Prince Edward County, are presented copies of a resolution honoring the 75th Anniversary of Virginia State Parks, adopted by the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors at its April 12, 2011 meeting.

Presenting to representatives of Prince Edward County’s three state parks is Board Chair, William G. Fore, Jr.  Pictured from left to right: Chief Ranger Mike Abston, Twin Lakes; Chief Ranger Chris Joyner, Sailor's Creek; and Eric Hougland, Park Manager High Bridge.



Judge Blanton Honored at Retirement March 29 2011

March 29, 2011:
Judge Richard S. Blanton was presented a framed copy of the Resolution of Respect on his retirement after 16 years of distinguished service. Board Chair, William "Buckie" Fore, Jr. read the resolution and then made the presentation to the retiring judge.

Click here to read the full Resolution of Respect to the Honorable Richard S. Blanton.






The High Bridge - Fall 2010

February 28, 2011:
Work on the High Bridge to begin in March 2011. Much anticipated work on the last segment of High Bridge Trail State Park is slated to begin in early March when Keith Barber Construction of Farmville will begin decking, handrail and overlook work on High Bridge.

Read the full News Release from DCR here.





June 8, 2010: Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors Honors Dr. Patricia P. Cormier

May 31, 2010: Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors unveils the post-WWII monument to honor the 11 men from Prince Edward County who gave the ultimate sacrifice in defense of their country.

WWII Monument Honoring 11 Men from Prince Edward County


May 27, 2010: Prince Edward County dedication of Post WWII monument slated for 9 a.m. May 31, 2010 - Memorial Day. The public is invited to attend this solemn occasion where those who gave their lives in both Korea and Vietnam will be honored.

Installation of post-WWII War Memorial Monument









April 9, 2010: Prince Edward County & the Town of Farmville hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to offically open the new Community Library

Prince Edward County & Farmville Town Council cut the ribbon to offically open the new Community Library

PEC Board of Supervisors present at ribbon cutting ceremony (L to R): Chairman William "Buckie" Fore; Charles McKay; Jim Wilck; Vice-Chair Howard Simpson; Mattie Wiley, Don Gantt; Bobby Jones





December 8, 2009: Outgoing Board of Supervisors Members Receive Plaques of Appreciation

November 17, 2009: Ray Foster Receives the Virginia Animal Control Association's Public Service Award


October 16, 2009
: Prince Edward County/Town of Farmville Tourism Advisory Board are offering a Customer Service Seminar presented by Virginia Tourism Corporation on Tuesday, November 3, 2009 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Hampton Inn.


September 27, 2009
: Unveiling Israel Hill Historical Marker (photos courtesy of Henry Cabarrus). In attendance were several descendants of the Hercules White family, who assisted with the unveiling of the Historical Marker.


June 4, 2009
Courthouse Marker Honors Prince Edward County Heroes
. Mrs. Louis Willis Foster, the last living litigant from the Davis v Prince Edward filing in 1951, led the Walk of Honor past the new monument.

Mrs. Louise Willis Foster Leads the Walk of Honor at the Dedication of the Light of Reconcilication Memorial


May 19, 2009: Dedication of the Light of Reconciliation Memorial set for Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009 at 7:30 p.m.

A New Dawn in Prince Edward County - The Light of Reconciliation


May 6, 2009: Groundbreaking at the Prince Edward County Industrial Park - Four sites will be graded and prepared to welcome new business to the area. Special guests assisting the Board of Supervisors at this event included Senator Frank Ruff, Ned Stephenson and Scott Harwood from the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification & Community Revitalization Committee, and Joe Topham from Rep. Tom Perriello's office. Despite the heavy rains, the public enjoyed speeches inside Southside Virginia Family YMCA and then adjourned across the road to the actual sites for the groundbreaking ceremony.

Groundbreaking at Prince Edward County Industrial Park, May 2009

April 1, 2009: PE Squad Has Show and Tell   (Photo Courtesy of the Farmville Herald)

PE Rescue Squad demonstrates a battery operated cot on Board Supervisor Mattie Wiley

March 27, 2009: Wanted: Donations. PE Weighs Through Budget Requests (The Farmville Herald)

Melissa Ward presents one of her Gold Medals to PE BOS Chair Buckie Fore

February 24, 2009:
Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors Adopts Water & Sewer Ordinance

January 28, 2009:
Despite the wet and foggy weather, the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors & the Farmville Town Council Break Ground at site of new Library.

Several Board of Supervisors "dig in" at site of new Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library

January 28, 2009:
Community Grows by Seeing Green; for Prince Edward's James Town on the Appomattox (The Farmville Herald)

January 13, 2009
: Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors Honors Clem Richards





November 19, 2008
: Prince Edward County and Town of Farmville Sign Water and Sewer Agreement

November 19, 2008
: County, Town Eye Marker; Support Historical Society; Israel Hill (The Farmville Herald)

November 12, 2008
: Prince Edward County Volunteer Rescue Squad unveils new Mass Casualty Unit.

October 21, 2008:
Prince Edward County Accepts Unsolicited PPEA Proposal for Conceptual Review

August 22, 2008:
High Bridge Trail State Park Opens First Four Mile Stretch

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July 23, 2008
: PE Has A Guiding Light (The Farmville Herald)


July 21, 2008
: Board of Supervisors Illuminates Light of Reconciliation: Prince Edward County Honors Its Heroes

Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors prepares for the Lighting Event on July 21, 2008
From L to R:
Chairman Fore, Rev. Michael Cheuk, Supervisor Mattie Wiley, Supervisor Howard Simpson, Supervisor James Moore, Supervisor Sally Gilfillan, Supervisor Bobby Jones, Supervisor Charles McKay, Ken Woodley, "Skip" Griffin, Russell Dove, Marcie Wall, Joan Johns Cobbs

May 23, 2008:
Civil Rights Pioneer to Speak at Moton Museum (Southside Messenger)

May 23, 2008:
PE Supervisors Approve Wording For Plaque For The Light Of Reconciliation Memorial (The Farmville Herald)

May 16, 2008:
Former Gov. Holton to Speak at R.R. Moton Museum (Southside Messenger)

May 16, 2008
: PE To Shine Light Of Reconciliation (The Farmville Herald)

April 30, 2008:
An Inside Look at Southside Virginia Family YMCA's New Building (The Farmville Herald)

April 25, 2008:
Moton Museum Director Named (The Farmville Herald)

April 25, 2008
: Dominion Donates $200,000 (The Farmville Herald)

April 23, 2008
: Virginia Dominion Foundation donates $200,000 to Moton Museum in Prince Edward County:

April 23, 2008 at The Moton Museum
From L to R: Bob Hamlin, current Moton Museum President; Rev. Douglas Goodwin, elder at AME Church overseeing 40 churches in Northern Virginia, Maryland and DC and former Moton High School student; William G. "Buckie" Fore, Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors Chairman; Town of Farmville Mayor Syd Newman; Lacy Ward, Jr., Moton Museum Director; and Kenneth Barker representing Virginia Dominion Foundation.


April 18, 2008:
Virginia Connects the Green Dots for Eco-Conscious Travelers With New Website


February 19, 2008:
Governor Kaine Breaks Ground on Virginia Civil Rights Memorial

Ground Breaking at Virginia's Civil Rights Memorial on Capital GroundsShanika Epperson and Curry Hackett of Prince Edward County School pose with Governor Kaine after the groundbreaking







February 13, 2008 -
Press Release Regarding the Michael Lucas Family and Extreme Home Makeover:

Mark your calendars…again!  Extreme Makeover: Home Edition has been moved up!

The NEW air date for the episode “Lucas Family” filmed in Prince Edward County last December is SUNDAY, MARCH 2, 2008 at 8PM on ABC.

Also, please stay tuned to the Oprah Special following the Extreme Makeover Show about families of soldiers who are serving overseas.


Lacy Ward, Jr. photographed at the Moton Museum

January 14, 2008
Moton Museum Hires Director

On Monday, January 14, 2008 at their monthly meeting, the R.R. Moton Museum Board of Directors unanimously accepted Mr. Lacy Ward, Jr. as museum director. With a proven track record of experience and passion in public service, Mr. Ward will lead the Museum into its next phase of development. The board - and the new director - are currently planning future events,including a community reception and educational programming to commemorate the April 1953 student walkout at the Moton School. 

Those interested in being involved can contact the Museum at (434) 315-8775.

Photo courtesy of Wanda Whitus, Chamber of Commerce President






Lowe's Board Cutting Ceremony

January 5, 2008, 9:00 a.m.
- On a chilly Saturday morning, Board of Supervisor members, (from L to R): Buckie Fore, Howard Simpson, Sally Gilfillian, James Moore, and Charles McKay participated in a Board Cutting Ceremony to officially open the newest Lowe's Home Improvement Center in the Prince Edward County Business Park in Farmville, Virginia. Store Manager Karl Schultze (far left) can be seen assisting.





December 26, 2007
: A Common Bond: Churches Share History, Lay Down Foundation


December 21, 2007:
Lowe's Opens January 5th


December 19, 2007
: Area Has Tourism Center


December 7, 2007:
Tear It Down; Build It Back in 7 Days.
(Photo courtesy of Thomas A. Jones at The Southside Messenger)

Demolition Photo of Lucas' Homesite

Lucas Home

Photo courtesy of Rob Chapman at The Farmville Herald

December 7, 2007
: Extreme Construction "Reveal" Set Monday

December 5, 2007:
Extreme Surprise: Local Couple Gets New Home Through TV Show

December 3, 2007
: Extreme Makeover Home Edition Door Knock Fact Sheet

December 3, 2007:
Extreme Makeover Home Edition Comes to Prince Edward County!


December 3, 2007
: Golf Digest Selects The Manor Resort as One of America's Best New Courses of 2007.


October 9, 2007
: County Supervisors presented a framed copy of a resolution of respect honoring the late Oliver Hill Sr. Tuesday evening to his son, Dr. Oliver W. Hill Jr.
Click here to read the article from The Farmville Herald.

September 19, 2007
- "In Farmville, VA., Landmarks of a Landmark Case" from the September 19, 2007 edition of the Washington Post.

September 11, 2007:
Virginia Tobacco Indemnification funds 2005 shortfall. Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors authorizes disbursement of over $336,000 in Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission funds to 9 local businesses and industries.

July 10, 2007:
Gov. Tim Kaine announces $77 million investment in Prince Edward County - Poplar Hill Golf Course Inn & Conference Center to create 180 jobs.

June 28, 2007:
Gov. Kaine announces completion of Norfolk Southern's Gift of High Bridge - Rail Line to become focus of High Bridge Trail State Park.

June 27, 2007
: Lowe's to open 112,000 square foot facility in Prince Edward County. (The Farmville Herald)




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