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Homecoming and revival services planned

Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 6277 Cartersville Road in New Canton, will host its annual homecoming service and revival Sunday, Aug. 1, through Wednesday, Aug. 4. ... Read more

1 day 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 day ago by Staff Report.

State campaign to focus on speeding

Gov. Ralph Northam recently announced a new summer travel safety campaign and survey designed to engage Virginians in efforts to reduce speed-related crashes, injuries and ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Discerning God’s plans

 I’m often asked how we figure out what God’s plans are. Our first stop should always be God’s word. God’s word has a lot to ... Read more

1 day ago by Matthew Sorenson.

Gantt, Moore announce engagement

Mr. and Mrs. James Gantt of Farmville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Carter Lynn Gantt, to Morgan Tyler Moore. Moore is ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Seek God’s kingdom now

  “Therefore do not worry, saying, ‘What will we eat?’ or ‘What will we drink?’ or ‘What will we wear?’ For it is the Gentiles ... Read more

1 day ago by Guest Columnist.

Rotary Club announces new leadership, gives awards

The Rotary Club of Farmville inducted new officers and recognized award recipients during its annual celebration at The Woodland Thursday, June 24. Prince Edward County ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Garden Club returns to normal

Members of the Buckingham-Dillwyn Garden Club gathered for a regular in-person meeting at the Buckingham Arts Center Monday, July 12. Club member Glenda Harris presented ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

It’s great to see Farmville return to life again

Walking the streets of Farmville the weekend of July 17, one couldn’t help but think back to last year at this time when birds chirping ... Read more

1 day ago by Alexa Massey.

Prayer is a crucial tool in battle of good vs. evil

The novel “This Present Darkness” by Frank Peretti is about a struggling church deciding whether to keep their new pastor. The pastor asked a church ... Read more

1 day ago by Larry Davies.

Little earns Gold Award for painting mural

Kailin Little received her Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting, Sunday, July 18. To earn the award, Kailin designed and installed a mural ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

DAR to place wreaths on veterans’ graves

The Judith Randolph-Longwood Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has adopted a new project to add to the variety of ways it already ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Fishin’ Pig celebrates anniversary

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Fishin’ Pig to celebrate the restaurant’s anniversary Wednesday, July 14. Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

50th wedding anniversary celebrated

Mr. and Mrs. Vincent and Shirl Earley of Keysville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, July 24. They have three children, LaTreasa Earley-Woodson, Keira ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Happy birthdays and best wishes

Cedar Baptist Church, at 3932 Bell Road in Dillwyn, will host its annual homecoming and revival services Sunday, Aug. 1, through Friday, Aug. 6. Homecoming ... Read more

1 week ago by Annie May Miles.

Finding lessons from the pandemic

Praise be to God, the horrors of coronavirus are passing behind us. With more than 50% of our adult population vaccinated, our lives are gradually ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

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 week ago by Staff Report.

A sweet coalition begins

One of the east coast’s oldest agricultural activities is finding its sweet spot among Virginia’s most celebrated home-grown commodities. More than 100 maple and tree ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Insights from a forgotten food writer

If you’ve never heard the name Clementine Paddleford and you enjoy reading good writing, then you are in for a treat. Paddleford was a popular ... Read more

1 week ago by Julia Palmer.

Post commander paints mural to honor vets

The plain beige wall on the side on VFW Post 7059 provided an opportunity for Dean Lord to combine his love for his country with ... Read more

1 week ago by Roger Watson.

What is our identity in Christ?

As I write this, I have already preached my final sermon at the First Baptist Church of Dillwyn. I am no longer considered a pastor. ... Read more

1 week ago by John Moxley.

Why should I go to church?

As we would say in the south, I was raised right. My family attended church off and on. Being a Navy family, we moved frequently, ... Read more

1 week ago by Larry Davies.

Lions Club gives awards

Above, Lions Club President Tim Cook presents Hannah Ramsey with the New Lion of the Year award. Below, Kerry Mossler was presented with the Distinguished ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Fly fishing film festival is coming

The International Fly Fishing Film Festival, coming virtually to all of Virginia beginning July 15, features 10 films, six- to 16-minutes in length, from all ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

The ultimate pass along garden plant

You’ve seen them growing along the side of back roads, near abandoned homesteads and even along the edge of wooded areas. You’ve probably also seen ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Dr. Cynthia Wood.

Music of the Latter-day Saints meeting

I have been asked about music in services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Lord said, “The song of the righteous ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Brent Roberts.

Tar Wallet Baptist hosts VBS

Tar Wallet Baptist Church, located at 150 Tar Wallet Road in Cumberland, will host Vacation Bible School from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday, July ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Annie May Miles.

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