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Students compete in creative writing contest

Central Virginia Christian School students recently competed in a creative writing contest. Winning first place in short story by age group were: Kassidy Miller, Mattie ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sherri Wise.

Coronavirus and the Church

We’ve been exposed to a harsh new word over the past few weeks – the coronavirus or COVID-19. Thousands of people all over the world ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Larry Davies.

AKA Sorority sponsors coat drive

Members of the Kappa Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. collected coats, jackets, and winter accessories with the help of supportive communities ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

The first COVID-19 weekend in Farmville

The first weekend in the age of the coronavirus featured notable changes to life in Farmville — some minor and some major. This was revealed ... Read more

2 weeks 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 weeks ago by Staff Report.

God’s Daylight Savings plan

I’ve discovered that time goes by fast when you realize your child is old enough to vote. I’m so proud of my daughter for exercising ... Read more

3 weeks ago by John Moxley.

Prayers and poverty

How can we better understand what it means to live in poverty? A church leader sent a list of prayer requests of guests served at ... 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.

Gospel Music Explosion set

Third Liberty Baptist Church is hosting a Youth Revival March 18-20 at 7 p.m. “Increasing Your Impact” will feature speakers Rev. Darlene Bland of Mt. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Sherri Wise.

Hatcher Baptist hosts a revival

Virginia Boyles and Reva Moore, both of Cumberland, and Michell Whitley of Powhatan visited the home of Tyler and Casey Ingle and twin boys, all ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Annie May Miles.

The root of peace

I grew up as the son of missionaries in Pakistan, and when we were on furlough in the U.S. my parents would go to churches ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Dale Brown.

Community prayer breakfast held

The Moton Museum, and event sponsor Centra Southside Community Hospital, recently hosted its monthly community prayer breakfast. March 2020 prayer leaders included from left, Julie ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Gardening trends for 2020

Like just about everything else, gardening is influenced by trends. For nearly 10 years, our obsession with native plants has increased. Some gardeners have been ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Dr. Cynthia Wood.

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.

Funds raised for PSR, After Prom

A fun night of dunks and dancing at Prince Edward Middle School Tuesday night resulted in more than $10,000 raised for the Piedmont Senior Resources ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

Colored pencils and acrylics workshop

A colored pencils and acrylics workshop will be held at Central Virginia Arts April 11. The layering of colored pencils and acrylics is a fantastic ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Auxiliary Jr’s compete in Poppy contest

The American Legion Auxiliary Jr’s Unit 32 in Farmville competed in the American Legion Spring Conference Poppy Contest under a centerpiece with a patriotic theme. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Sharon Baptist Church to dedicate fellowship hall

Sharon Baptist Church will open its doors to the public for a night of music, food and celebration Saturday, March 14, as they dedicate the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

A Widow’s gift

Jesus watched people dropping gifts in the collection box. Then a poor widow came by and dropped in two small coins. “I tell you the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Larry Davies.

Prayer is a powerful thing

Prayer is a strong and mighty force. Danish theologian, Soren Kierkegaard said, “The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Speedwell, a beautiful weed

Hiking in late winter or very early spring requires an open mind about the plants that can be found. Sure, there are always Christmas ferns, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Dr. Cynthia Wood.

Garden Club meeting held

At the February meeting of the Cumberland Garden Club, the club celebrated the birthday of an honorary member, Sandra Nygaard. The members had lunch with ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Happy Birthday to Moe Rutherford

Happy birthday wishes go out this week to the following people: Nellie Moss of Dillwyn and Jonnie Gadwell of New Jersey on Friday, March 6, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Annie May Miles.

New time plan proposed

Take a look at your watch, your phone or a nearby clock. Some devices may run a bit fast or slow, but if you adjust ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Karen Bellenir.

Dillwyn Garden Club to meet

The Cloverbud Summer 4-H camp will be held June 19-21. Campers will enjoy fun classes and activities, including campfires and swimming. The camp is limited ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Sherri Wise.

Lent should give us time to think

As a generation, we live as people who seem to move faster and faster. The illusion is that the more we move, the more we ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Michael Kendall.

Inspirations 47th annual gospel concert

The Appomattox County Lions Club will host the 47th annual gospel concert Saturday, March 14 at 7 p.m. at the Appomattox County High School Auditorium. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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