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In Jesus, we find true rest

I treasure rest. When I was at the Naval Academy, I learned the value of rest. We worked hard, so we treasured the opportunity to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Revival services planned at Browns Chapel

Welcome home to Dennis Allen of Cumberland who returned home from UVA University Hospital Monday, April 26, after open heart surgery. He is said to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Audiology program scheduled

VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital will have a virtual presentation on audiology and speech language pathology Thursday, May 20, from noon to 12:30 p.m. To ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Farmers Market kicks off

Spring officially arrived in Farmville Saturday, April 24, with the first day of the season for the Farmville Farmers Market. Dozens of local vendors packed ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Avoiding those darned mosquitoes

Two of my high school friends by the names of Jim Lewis and Garner Clark always humored me when waiting for a table in a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Browns Chapel to have homecoming service

Browns Chapel of Dillwyn located on Gravel Hill Road will be hosting its homecoming service Sunday, May 2. Morning worship will begin at 9:30 a.m. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Annie May Miles.

How can we help those contemplating suicide?

Years ago, I received an email. “Please pray. I know God is my Savior. I know nothing is impossible, but I am overwhelmed. I know ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Larry Davies.

Conservation Corps seeks members

The Virginia Service and Conservation Corps are looking for new members with a passion for outdoor recreation and environmental conservation to join the Conservation Corps ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

It’s been a year filled with ‘uniquities’

While some things have changed in our recent past, other things remain the same. Bloopers abound, and they are as entertaining as ever. I bring ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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.

Sailor’s Creek holds cleanup day

For Earth Day Sailor’s Creek Battlefield State Park will conduct a trail maintenance trash cleanup effort next to Sailor’s Creek which feeds into the Chesapeake ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

We cannot escape from God

How well do people know you? I think we go through life and we kind of like our privacy. We don’t want people to know ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Dale Brown.

Centra celebrates National Volunteer Week

Centra Southside Community Hospital is recognizing its volunteers during National Volunteer Appreciation Week April 18-24. “We value our dedicated volunteers 365 days of the year, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Home baking continues to rise

Home baking escalated during the pandemic, and it continues to be on the rise. From renovation projects to gardening, the coronavirus lockdown sent many consumers ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Centra Southside honors volunteers

Centra Southside Community Hospital is recognizing its volunteers during National Volunteer Appreciation Week April 18-24. “We value our dedicated volunteers 365 days of the year, ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

He is risen indeed

Pretend for a moment that you are meeting a friend following our recent celebration of the resurrection of Christ from the dead. You have a ... Read more

1 month ago by Guest Columnist.

Drive-by celebration

The grandchildren of Ruth “Bumpsey” Watkins celebrated her 95th birthday by hosting a “95th Mile Drive-By Birthday Parade” Saturday, April 3, at noon. Guests gathered ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Car show set for April 24

Browns Chapel of Dillwyn located on U.S. Route 15 North of Dillwyn on State Route 617 (Gravel Hill Road in Dillwyn) will host worship services ... Read more

1 month ago by Annie May Miles.

Looking Our Best

The Prince Edward County Courthouse received the “Looking Our Best” award from the Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, April 13. Front row, from left, ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Build a bug

Twin Lakes State Park will host a program called Build A Bug Saturday, April 24, from 10 to 11 a.m. The program will explore what ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Offering seeds of encouragement and hope

The stranger who entered the church was young and new to the community, struggling with her faith and her identity while facing serious problems. She ... Read more

1 month ago by Larry Davies.

New library is a winner

The Buckingham County Public Library was recently awarded the Buckingham County Chamber of Commerce Community Pride Award. “This state-of-the-art library has been a vision for ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

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.

Finding faith to move mountains

With sunny skies and warmer temperatures, we have had many opportunities to get outside and enjoy the beautiful country in which we live. I have ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Tickets available for ‘Murder on the Orient Express’

Wolfbane Productions is officially reopened following the relaunch this past weekend with Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express” adapted for the stage by Ken ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Good citizen award

Every year, the Daughters of the American Revolution recognizes and rewards individuals who possess the qualities of dependability, service, leadership and patriotism in their homes, schools ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Stepping back in time at Sailor’s Creek Battlefield

An encampment of soldiers armed with rifled muskets and a cavalry unit turned back the clock to 1865 last Saturday, April 10, during the Sailor’s ... Read more

1 month ago by Roger Watson.

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