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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

16 hours ago by Staff Report.

Habitat celebrates 50th home

The person who makes some of the best cheeseburgers in Farmville is now the proud owner of a new home on Hylawn Avenue thanks to ... Read more

16 hours ago by Roger Watson.

Just rest a while

The apostles gathered around Jesus, and told him all that they had done and taught. He said to them, “Come away to a deserted place ... Read more

16 hours ago by Susie Thomas.

Angry man at Costco provides a lesson

A recent news article covered the violence and anger increasingly prevalent on airplanes. There were more than 3,400 reports of “unruly” passengers on flights. As ... Read more

16 hours ago by Staff Report.

Landfill Alert to meet August 8

The Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee will host its regular monthly meeting Sunday, August 8, at 3 p.m. at the Cumberland County Community Center at ... Read more

16 hours ago by Annie May Miles.

Library donation increases storage capabilities

Thanks to a recent gift from longtime supporter Dr. Ray Gaskins, Greenwood Library at Longwood University acquired flat file cabinets for archival storage. Among other ... Read more

16 hours ago by Staff Report.

Do you want to be right or be loved?

I have always struggled with the phrase, “do you want to be right, or do you want to be loved?” The simple message is, would ... Read more

16 hours ago by Barry Vassar.

Cannery has a long history in Prince Edward

On April 9, 1943, The Farmville Herald ran a brief, three-paragraph blurb on its front cover, posing the question to readers, “Do You Want (a) ... Read more

1 day ago by Guest Columnist.

Senior church members honored

Pastor Faith Jones and the Union Branch Baptist Church congregation honored the senior members of their congregation at the 142nd church anniversary service. Each honoree ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Stars Under the Stars concludes Aug. 13

Stars Under the Stars concludes an abbreviated 23rd season Friday, Aug. 13, not with scares, but with romantic decisions in the air. The powerhouse trio ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

State Fair to return in Sept.

The State Fair of Virginia is back this fall, and organizers are excited to offer fairgoers their favorites. “This event holds a special place in ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Trivia night at Sailor’s Creek Battlefield

The staff at Sailor’s Creek Battlefield Historical State Park will hosting a Civil War trivia night Saturday, Aug. 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. Think ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Program to explore slithering snakes

Sailor’s Creek Battlefield Historical State Park will host a nature program about snakes common to central Virginia, on Saturday, July 31, at 1 p.m. The ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Homecoming and revival services planned

Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 6277 Cartersville Road in New Canton, will host its annual homecoming service and revival Sunday, Aug. 1, through Wednesday, Aug. 4. ... Read more

1 week ago by Annie May Miles.

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.

State campaign to focus on speeding

Gov. Ralph Northam recently announced a new summer travel safety campaign and survey designed to engage Virginians in efforts to reduce speed-related crashes, injuries and ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Discerning God’s plans

 I’m often asked how we figure out what God’s plans are. Our first stop should always be God’s word. God’s word has a lot to ... Read more

1 week ago by Matthew Sorenson.

Gantt, Moore announce engagement

Mr. and Mrs. James Gantt of Farmville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Carter Lynn Gantt, to Morgan Tyler Moore. Morgan is ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Seek God’s kingdom now

“Therefore do not worry, saying, ‘What will we eat?’ or ‘What will we drink?’ or ‘What will we wear?’ For it is the Gentiles who ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

Rotary Club announces new leadership, gives awards

The Rotary Club of Farmville inducted new officers and recognized award recipients during its annual celebration at The Woodland Thursday, June 24. Prince Edward County ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Garden Club returns to normal

Members of the Buckingham-Dillwyn Garden Club gathered for a regular in-person meeting at the Buckingham Arts Center Monday, July 12. Club member Glenda Harris presented ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

It’s great to see Farmville return to life again

Walking the streets of Farmville the weekend of July 17, one couldn’t help but think back to last year at this time when birds chirping ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

Prayer is a crucial tool in battle of good vs. evil

The novel “This Present Darkness” by Frank Peretti is about a struggling church deciding whether to keep their new pastor. The pastor asked a church ... Read more

1 week ago by Larry Davies.

Little earns Gold Award for painting mural

Kailin Little received her Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting, Sunday, July 18. To earn the award, Kailin designed and installed a mural ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

DAR to place wreaths on veterans’ graves

The Judith Randolph-Longwood Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has adopted a new project to add to the variety of ways it already ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Fishin’ Pig celebrates anniversary

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Fishin’ Pig to celebrate the restaurant’s anniversary Wednesday, July 14. Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

50th wedding anniversary celebrated

Mr. and Mrs. Vincent and Shirl Earley of Keysville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, July 24. They have three children, LaTreasa Earley-Woodson, Keira ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

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