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Virtual memorial for coronavirus victims planned

The Interfaith Collective and Farmville Cares will host a virtual memorial service for those who have died from the coronavirus Tuesday, Jan. 19 at 5:30 ... Read more

18 hours ago by Staff Report.

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 days ago by Staff Report.

We can choose to rebel or comply

This was written on Thursday, Jan. 7, on the heels of the uproar in Washington, D.C. the previous day. Our world is not evil. There ... Read more

2 days ago by Barry Vassar.

COLUMN — Dona nobis pacem

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace: where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, ... Read more

2 days ago by Larry Davies.

Sympathies extended and birthdays celebrated

Our sympathy is extended to the Shores family of Cartersville. James Linwood Shores Sr., age 75, left his earthly home Wednesday, Jan. 6. May each ... Read more

2 days ago by Annie May Miles.

COLUMN — A time for mourning

Even though we are still living in pandemic days, we did just hold our traditional time of celebration and fun between Christmas and New Year’s. ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Dogs, bears, celebrities fill in for fans

The Longwood University basketball fans hanging out on game days at Willett Hall are a bit different this year. Like loyal Lancer faithful they arrive ... Read more

3 days ago by Roger Watson.

Jesus is safe and effective to cure our sin

People around the world celebrated as we watched front line workers everywhere getting vaccinated. We celebrated because this could signal the end of the pandemic ... Read more

1 week 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

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Landfill Alert virtual meeting is Sunday

The Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee will host its regular monthly meeting which will be virtual due to COVID-19 Sunday, Jan. 10, at 3 p.m. ... Read more

1 week ago by Annie May Miles.

Beauty is where we find it

Have you ever thought about the many ways we use a certain word? Take the word, “love,” for instance. In the space of 24 hours,I’ve ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Goodbye to 2020

Here is an anonymous posting on social media — “Observations for 2020” 1. The dumbest thing I ever bought was a 2020 planner. 2. I ... Read more

1 week ago by Larry Davies.

COLUMN — A walk in the woods

This time of the year, when the forest is a study in brown, beige and gray with a few green accents, I like to walk ... Read more

1 week ago by Dr. Cynthia Wood.

Teens step into the TikTok spotlight

Imagine being a teenager and the star of a TV show that airs on any given night of the week to an audience of thousands. ... Read more

1 week ago by Titus Mohler.

What’s new in the garden for 2021

I’ve looked into my crystal ball in search of clues about what 2021 will portend for gardeners, and what I see looks remarkably similar to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Dr. Cynthia Wood.

DAR gives gift certificates to student veterans

The Judith Randolph-Longwood Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, recently honored veterans who are enrolled in classes at Longwood University and Hampden-Sydney College ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

COLUMN — Waking up to a New Year

I am not a morning person. My husband can go from asleep to awake in an instant, but my journey between those two states involves ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Karen Bellenir.

Images of 2020

The Herald has compiled a gallery of some of the most notable images of 2020. Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Best wishes for a safe and prosperous New Year

The Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee will host its regular monthly meeting Sunday, Jan. 10, at 3 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually. Participants ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Annie May Miles.

COLUMN — Experiencing clown communion on Christmas Eve

Christmas has passed. We lit our candles, opened our gifts and celebrated the birth of Jesus. Because of the threat of COVID-19, many of us ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Larry Davies.

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.

Jesus is only a prayer away

In second Chronicles chapter 32, Hezekiah, King of Judah, watched as more than 185,000 soldiers from Assyria prepared for war against little Jerusalem, the city ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Look at the one who is ready and willing to save us

A message on social media said, “We will not walk into 2021 like we own it, we better walk cautiously into 2021, not touching anything ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Moxley.

Make landscape changes to protect birds

Winter is the perfect time for homeowners to make landscape changes to protect birds in cold weather and to provide year-round habitat. “Here at my ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Sending a message of peace from the moon

The year 1968 was difficult. The Vietnam war was raging. Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy were assassinated. Riots occurred at the Chicago Democratic ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Larry Davies.

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 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Fruitcake: The treat that everyone loves to hate

In my family, celebrations always involve baking, and Christmas is no different. My grandma made fresh coconut cake and served it with a red colored, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Dr. Cynthia Wood.

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