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We must pass the test

Then was Jesus led up of the spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil. And when he had fasted 40 days and ... Read more

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

Listen to the children

A few years ago, several fifth graders were given the opportunity to answer the question, “What do I know about God?” After reading their answers ... 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.

We need to pray always and never quit

There are times we are discouraged or tired and need a break. Jesus understands this and periodically takes His disciples into seclusion to rest physically, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Steve Conwell.

Dukes celebrate until they meet again

The COVID-19 pandemic may have dimmed the glow of some aspects of the 2019-20 school year, but Cumberland County High School (CCHS) graduates still had ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Praying for peace and unity in America

Leaders and members from multiple area churches gathered on the front lawn of Calvary Chapel Farmville on Industrial Park Road Sunday, June 7, for Community ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

How to properly freeze garden veggies

Once it’s time to harvest from your garden, you can find the best balance for your household of eating your bounty fresh and preserving some ... Read more

1 month ago by Guest Columnist.

Landfill Alert Committee to host online meeting

Cumberland County Landfill Committee will host an online meeting Sunday, June 14, at 3 p.m. with updated information on the proposed landfill for Cumberland County. ... Read more

1 month ago by Annie May Miles.

Thy will, not mine, be done

A delightful man in our congregation recently lost his wife suddenly. Many people had been praying for her recovery. When she departed to be with ... Read more

1 month ago by John Moxley.

Rhythm is a vital part of who we are

Our very existence is based on rhythm. There is the beat, beat, beat of the heart, absolutely necessary for our lives – when that stops, ... Read more

1 month ago by Dale Brown.

Was blind, but now I see

Within the first verse of “Amazing Grace” is the phrase: “I once was lost, but now am found; was blind but now I see.” Many ... Read more

1 month ago by Larry Davies.

Close encounters of the wild kind

During extra hours recently spent at home, I have turned my attention to working in the yard and the garden, wandering in the woods and ... Read more

1 month ago by Karen Bellenir.

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 month ago by Staff Report.

No license required to fish this weekend

Citizens may fish without a license during the first weekend in June. No fishing license of any kind will be required for recreational rod and ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Calvary Chapel Farmville to host community prayer night Sunday

Calvary Chapel Farmville will host a community prayer night Sunday, June 7, at 6:30 p.m. led by community leaders. The event, set to take place ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

A Pentecost Parade

Johns Memorial Episcopal Church held an event Sunday, May 31, that was rooted in church history but also brand new. It was a Pentecost Parade. ... Read more

1 month ago by Titus Mohler.

Remember those missing in action

This week, we celebrate Memorial Day, a time to remember and honor those who died defending our country. Years ago, Jan Reger reminded me to ... Read more

1 month ago by Larry Davies.

VFW Patriot’s Pen essay contest winners

Each year more than 125,000 students in grades 6 through 8 enter the Veterans of Foreign War’s (VFW) Patriot’s Pen youth essay contest. The essay ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Honoring the class of 2020

Prince Edward County High School held a drive-thru recognition event May 21-22 called Celebrating Our Seniors that honored 2020 graduates while observing COVID-19 safety protocols. ... Read more

1 month ago by Titus Mohler.

Latter-day Saints adjust services and missions due to COVID-19

I have been asked by many friends and neighbors how the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is weathering the pandemic. As with many ... Read more

1 month ago by Brent Roberts.

We must continue to love and let God lead us

As the story goes, a man and his family weathered a catastrophic storm. It raged mercilessly and ravaged their whole existence. They held onto each ... Read more

1 month ago by Michael Kendall.

Out of the mouths of children

As we continue to confront the consequences of the coronavirus and deal with the effects, humor is more important than ever. The following collection is ... Read more

1 month ago by Julia Palmer.

Cedar Baptist has fun kits for children

Cedar Baptist Church located at 3932 Bell Road, Dillwyn, will not be able to have Vacation Bible School like they had originally scheduled, but they ... Read more

1 month 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 month ago by Staff Report.

Determine what veggies to grow to save money

There are a few key elements to planning your garden with food preservation in mind. You can look for a balance of crops that you ... Read more

1 month ago by Guest Columnist.

The 17-year cicadas are back

With warm daytime weather and mild nights here, a cacophonous whining like a field of out-of-tune car radios may be heard through open windows. That ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Memorial Day weekend drive-in services planned

Buckingham Baptist Church located at 24234 North James Madison Highway in the Goldhill Area of New Canton will be hosting a Memorial Day drive-in service ... Read more

2 months ago by Annie May Miles.

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