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Gardening from a dog’s viewpoint

Hello, fellow gardeners. It’s me, Uschi again. While my mom is busy moaning about the general state of affairs – plants arriving and no one ... Read more

1 day ago by Dr. Cynthia Wood.

AKA sorority and friends sew pillowcase dresses

Members of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and friends worked together on the Sorority’s Target 5— Global Impact activity. The group sewed several pillowcase ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

In crisis, cling to hope

Crisis is just a term until it impacts you. Coronavirus, for many, is inconvenient shortages of toilet paper or spending long days and weeks staying ... Read more

1 day ago by Larry Davies.

Seek the best gifts

Perhaps envisioning difficult times such as these, the Apostle Paul taught: “Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I would not have you ignorant” (1 Corinthians 12:1). ... Read more

1 day ago by Brent Roberts.

Everyday magic in ordinary things

I love stories that include magic. My fascination stretches back to my growing-up years. As a young child, I fancied a story by the Brothers ... Read more

1 day ago by Karen Bellenir.

Miss Buckingham Pageant winners

The 2020 Miss Buckingham Pageant, sponsored by the Buckingham County Fire Department Auxiliary, at the Buckingham County High School auditorium, recently selected six category winners. ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Drive in sunrise service planned

The Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee will not be hosting its regular monthly meeting Sunday, April 5, at 3 p.m. at the Cumberland Community Center ... Read more

1 day ago by Annie May Miles.

A unique learning experience

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s order to close all public schools for the spring to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus has led to a ... Read more

2 days ago by Titus Mohler.

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.

GO Region 3 executive committee plans meeting

The Southern Virginia GO Region 3 Executive Committee will meet on Wednesday, April 1, at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held at the exterior ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

FFA is selling plants

Check with the organizations mentioned in this column before venturing out to an event. Most of this information was obtained at least two to three ... Read more

1 week ago by Sherri Wise.

Hot dog giveaway was a success

Community over Crisis was formed less than a year ago to help people in the community during times just like this. Though most of their ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

Are you prepared or trying to stock up?

At the time of this writing (March 20, 2020), groceries stores are running or have ran out of toilet paper, hand sanitizer, hand soap and ... Read more

1 week ago by Barry Vassar.

Spring Fling Dance planned

The Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee will not be hosting its regular monthly meeting Sunday, April 5 due to the coronavirus. Thoughts and prayers go ... Read more

1 week ago by Annie May Miles.

Be still and listen to God

The threat of COVID-19 looms over everyone causing enforced isolation for some and for others, the stress of working and serving in the equivalent of ... Read more

1 week ago by Larry Davies.

We are not alone

It’s the end of another long week, but I don’t know what to say to you. We have had to go through another week of ... Read more

1 week ago by Rev. Dr. Tom Robinson.

FUMC welcomes new pastor

Farmville United Methodist Church is excited to announce that Rev. Susie Thomas has been appointed to serve at FUMC beginning Sunday, June 28. Reverend Thomas ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Garden Club meeting held

The Nora Lancaster Garden Club (NLGC) met Feb. 18 at the Barbara Rose Johns Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library. Agriculture and Natural Resources extension agent Kathy ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Grace and creativity

During the era of COVID-19 it can be difficult to acclimate to social distancing and self-isolation, especially when it means the cancellation of church services. ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

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.

The world’s biggest man visits Farmville

By Dr. Ray A. Gaskins Professor Emeritus, Hampden-Sydney College He was bigger than Goliath, the Philistine leviathan of Biblical fame. He was taller than Bill ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Christ our first fruit

We can better understand the celebration of Easter from the Seven Feasts God gives Israel. The New Testament reveals the Old Testament whereas the Old ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Steve Conwell.

Main St. Lanes high bowling scores

HIGH SCORE MEN: Monday Night Football: Joe Rose — 279, B.J. Fletcher — 268, John Dedmond — 258; Wednesday Seniors: Tom Crouse — 204, Danny ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Community garden service project

The Longwood University Multicultural Affairs and social work professors and students used the Virginia Cooperative Extension Family Nutrition Community Garden on the corner of Blanton ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Sorority participates in Habitat for Humanity construction project

Members of the Kappa Rho Omega Chapter and Lambda Delta Chapter (Longwood University) of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. recently assisted with the construction of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Landfill meeting scheduled

The Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee will be hosting its regular monthly meeting on Sunday April 5 at 3 p.m. at the Cumberland Community Center ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Annie May Miles.

What is it you want Jesus to do for you?

“And Jesus said to him, “What do you want me to do for you?” And the blind man said to him, “Master, let me receive ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Rev. Dr. James Taylor III.

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