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‘What are we offering up?’

As we approach Thanksgiving this year, the reality is that some tables may have been empty due to poverty. Some will be empty due to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Barry Vassar.

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.

Thanksgiving suppers planned

The Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee, a non-profit organization, will be hosting their regular monthly meeting on Sunday, Dec. 12, at 3 p.m. at the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Agriculture issues to be discussed at convention

Dr. Jewel Bronaugh, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture, will be the keynote speaker at Virginia Farm Bureau’s 95th Annual Convention in Williamsburg Nov. 30 – ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

10 church action words

If we want to be a healthy church, we must heed the warnings of the Bible. Don’t stop doing the good things that brought you ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Larry Davies.

DAR honors fire departments

Every year, the Judith Randolph-Longwood Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution participates in the organization’s nationwide “Day of Service” on the 11th of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

‘Roots of endurance’

We will soon be celebrating Thanksgiving Day. It is good to reflect back and recognize the sovereign hand of God in the formation of our ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

First Baptist makes donation

The Women’s Ministry of First Baptist Church, as part of the ministry’s annual program, presented a check to Lakeisha Parris, Program Director of Activities at ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Social clubs visit LCVA

Two local social groups for young boys and girls, the Fresh Boyz Club and the Social Butterflies, gathered at the Longwood Center for the Visual ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Tips for readying outdoor power equipment for winter

After your lawn gets its last cut before winter, it will be time to put away spring and summer outdoor power equipment, like lawn mowers, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Community Pride Award winner announced

The November installment of the Buckingham Chamber of Commerce’s Community Pride Award went to Gary and Joyce Cline for their spectacular upkeep of their historic ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Dysart leads Virginia’s community bankers

Dennis A. Dysart has been elected chairman of the Virginia Association of Community Banks. Dysart is the President and Chief Operating Officer of First Bank ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Garden club meeting held

The Buckingham-Dillwyn Garden Club met on Monday, Nov. 8, and enjoyed a program presented by Helena Arouca, a noted expert in the Moribana style of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Veterans Day service held

On a picture-perfect fall day, Fuqua School hosted a Veterans Day service to thank, appreciate and remember military veterans. The event was held at Crute ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Holiday dinner and concert set

Reservations are now being taken for the 45th annual Longwood Holiday Dinner and Concert, December 3 at 6:30 p.m. and December 4 at 12:30 p.m. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

An autumnal harvest of bloopers

Language and the multiple ways we use and misuse it continue to fascinate many of us. In these days of advanced technologies, digital communications, spell-checkers ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Julia Palmer.

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.

The joy of hiking

Someone recently asked me to recall a moment in my life that brought me great joy. The enormity of the question overwhelmed me because there ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Matthew Sorenson.

Stopping

Remember the sabbath day, and keep it holy. 9 Six days you shall labor and do all your work. 10 But the seventh day is ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Autumn astronomy program set

The Crewe Astronomy Club will present its popular autumn astronomy program at Bear Creek Hall on Saturday, Nov. 13, from 6 – 8 p.m. The ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Four emails

The following four emails came at various times throughout my ministry. What each writer expresses is a need to connect with God, to be forgiven ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Larry Davies.

Christmas banquet planned

The Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee, a non-profit organization, will be hosting its regular monthly meeting on Sunday, Nov. 14, at 3 p.m. at the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Annie May Miles.

Friends of the Library recognized

The Awards and Recognition Committee of the Virginia Library Association (VLA) announced that the Buckingham County Friends of the Library was chosen for the 2021 ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Tree lighting scheduled

The Town of Farmville’s Christmas tree has finally made its way to the center of Main Street Plaza. Decked out in ornaments and bows, the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Blake becomes stew master

Taft Carter, right, stands with nephew, Tim Blake, while Blake is completing his very first perfect and authentic Brunswick stew by himself, making him Cumberland ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

New pastor welcomed

Farmville Baptist Church is excited to welcome Reverend Dr. J. Adam Tyler as its new senior pastor. Tyler was raised in Buckingham County and has ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Veterans Day Luminary event set

On Saturday, Nov. 13, at Sailor’s Creek Battlefield Historical State Park, staff, volunteers and period-dressed living historians will be hosting the annual “Veterans Day Luminary” ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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