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Church and community events

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

3 days ago by Staff Report.

The truth is here

Since the beginning of time, Satan has tempted us to doubt the existence of truth. In Genesis 3:1 he tempts Eve with the words “Did ... Read more

3 days ago by Matthew Sorenson.

Making the healthy choice the easy choice

Fresh produce isn’t hard to come by at any of Virginia’s more than 250 farmers markets. Some might call the rainbow of offerings, from bright ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Coat drive underway

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®, the Kappa Rho Omega chapter of Farmville, is sponsoring a Winter Coat Drive from Oct. 13 through Dec. 13 as ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Trunk or treat time

Mt. Zion located 6277 Cartersville Road, New Canton will be hosting its annual trunk or treat on Oct. 30 from 5:30 – 8 p.m. Tar ... Read more

3 days ago by Annie May Miles.

It is good

Genesis 1:1 In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, 2 the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face ... Read more

3 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Leadership and the cockroach letter

On a dinner flight, the man opened his meal. Right on top of the salad he saw an enormous cockroach. When he got home, he ... Read more

3 days ago by Larry Davies.

Rodeo comes to town

The Prospect Volunteer Fire Department held its First Annual Harvest Bulls and Barrels rodeo event Saturday, Oct. 9. The fundraiser, handled by True Grit Rodeos, ... Read more

3 days ago by Alexa Massey.

No Time to Die

BY LAUREN BRADSHAW Special to The Farmville Herald And just like that, we have reached the end of Daniel Craig’s 15-year James Bond tenure with ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Virginia is for Lovers, Not Litter Month

Governor Ralph Northam issued a proclamation declaring October as Virginia is for Lovers, Not Litter Month. This year marks the inaugural celebration of a monthlong ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Davis named Community Pride winner

Wayne Davis’ restored home on Slate River Mill Road is the recipient of the September Community Pride Award from the Buckingham Chamber of Commerce. “Wayne ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Autumn Fire: Burning the Valley, Part 2

On Saturday, Oct. 16, at 1 p.m. Sailor’s Creek Battlefield Historical State Park will host a program about the military campaigns within the Shenandoah Valley ... Read more

5 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Astronomy night at Twin Lakes

On Saturday, Oct. 30, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., the Crewe Astronomy Club brings its knowledge and tools to Twin Lakes State Park, allowing guests ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

VDOF is taking tree seedling orders

Every October, the Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) opens its Seedling Store, which offers a variety of seedlings for online purchase to Virginians. Its seedlings ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Trends in daylily hybridization

Gardeners are some of the nicest people you’ll ever meet, and I suspect that daylily growers are the nicest of the nice. This summer I ... Read more

7 days ago by Dr. Cynthia Wood.

Column – What’s going down

The song on the radio was an old sixties hit, “For What It’s Worth” by Buffalo Springfield. Stephen Stills wrote it as part of a ... Read more

7 days ago by Larry Davies.

A different kind of salamander

In our area, we have a number of species of salamanders living here, and they can have a variety of different lifestyles. A few such ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Red Maples with green leaves?

During a plant clinic on Sept. 18 at the Smithfield Farmer’s Market, a visitor asked why her Red Maple (Acer rubrum) did not turn red ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

LU Jazz Ensemble at Jarman Auditorium

On Thursday, Oct. 14, at 7:30 p.m. the Long-wood University Jazz Ensemble will present a free concert at Jarman Auditorium on the LU campus. Admission ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Take time to smell the flowers

I don’t know about you, but I live in a hurry, and when I try to do things, I also go all in. This is ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Church and community events

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

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Geology presentation at Sailor’s Creek

Are you fascinated with rocks, like gem stones, quartz, arrowheads, meteorites, etc.? Have you wondered about the giant boulders that are the size of cars ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

The way, the truth and the life

Recently, hiking the Lakeside Trail at Holliday Lake State Park, I missed a turn and got off-track. Despite having hiked this beautiful loop many times, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Brent Roberts.

Vacation Bible School Day in Dillwyn

The Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee, a nonprofit organization, will be hosting its regular monthly meeting on Sunday, Oct. 10, at 3 p.m. at the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Annie May Miles.

What’s going down

The song on the radio was an old sixties hit, “For What It’s Worth” by Buffalo Springfield. Stephen Stills wrote it as part of a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Larry Davies.

Rotary gives back

The Rotary Club of Farmville is grateful for the work Piedmont Senior Resources does in our community. The club was happy to donate $500 to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Agricultural teamwork

Last spring, my husband and I decided to transform part of our side yard into a meadow-like collection of wildflowers. We had a vision of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Karen Bellenir.

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