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Sold: Buckingham Auctioneer Retires
Shortly before conducting his final auction sale, Bill Talbert speaks to his brother, Bernard, who would help him clerk and keep the auction on track. Bill’s last auction was on Cattail Creek Road near Curdsville. (Photo by Jordan Miles)

Shortly before conducting his final auction sale, Bill Talbert speaks to his brother, Bernard, who would help him clerk and keep the auction on track. Bill’s last auction was on Cattail Creek Road near Curdsville. (Photo by Jordan Miles)

CHESTNUT GROVE — It seemed like the numbers and words came out of his mouth as one word.

“Twentyfivehundred, givemetwentyfivehundred, nowthirtythirtythreethousand, howaboutthirtyfivehundred, nowforty,” he said in a matter of three seconds.

Thursday, September 11, 2014


To Wed In November
Mrs. Sharon Page Aly, of Buckingham, is happy to announce the engagement of her daughter Suzanne, also the daughter of the late Youssef A. Aly, of Buckingham, to Cody Morgan, son of Steven and Tara Morgan, of Buckingham. Suzanne is the granddaughter of Charles and Della Horne, of Buckingham. Cody Morgan is the grandson of Sue Morgan and the late Jesse Morgan, also of Buckingham.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Toys Help To Lighten Office

If you’re looking for a ray of sunshine to bring things to life, take a stroll by the Prince Edward County Treasurer’s office and window number one.

There, you’re likely to be greeted with a warm smile and may even see pigs and elephants flap their wings.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

The Old Fashioned Hay

CURDSVILLE — It’s a sight that impressionist painter Claude Monet would have included in his 25 canvas series, called Haystacks, in 1890.

It would be a bad place to lose a needle.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Stained Glass Project Opens A Window On Art
When most of us look at a brick wall we don’t see a stained glass window. For Monty Montgomery, such vision is all in a day’s work. An artist who specializes in wall and mural art, Montgomery is pleased to share his world of color and design with Farmville in his recently completed work next to the Farmville Farmers Market on North Street. “The Warehouse Triptych Mural Project” has added a blaze of color to Downtown Farmville.
Thursday, August 14, 2014

Children's Book A Lifelong Dream

ALPHA — Mary Swann Brown’s dream has come true.

“I’ve always wanted to write a book, ever since I was in elementary school,” Brown recently shared with The Herald, as she sat comfortably on her living room couch on property that she was born and raised on north of Dillwyn.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Henrico Marker Honors Late Buckingham Leader

HENRICO — “There was ease in Casey’s manner as he stepped into his place,

There was pride in Casey’s bearing and a smile on Casey’s face;

And when responding to the cheers he lightly doffed his hat.

No stranger in the crowd could doubt ‘twas Casey at the bat.”

Thursday, July 24, 2014


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