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Valentine’s Art-on-the-Go bags coming soon

This February, the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts is partnering with the Farmville Lions Club on a new Valentine’s Day installment of the popular ... Read more

22 hours ago by Staff Report.

Groundhog Day and the two great commandments

Just in case you thought the holidays were over, don’t forget that Groundhog Day will be here soon. One of our cherished family traditions is ... Read more

2 days ago by Brent Roberts.

Church full of dead people

I dreamed God placed me in a church during Sunday worship. I walked up and down the aisle among lots of people. They all looked ... Read more

2 days ago by Larry Davies.

Praise is a key part of worship

Psalm 146 starts: “Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord, O my soul!” Praise is an integral part of worship. Israel knew that. That is why ... Read more

2 days ago by Dale Brown.

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 days ago by Staff Report.

LCVA showcases new set of exhibitions

The Longwood Center for the Visual Arts (LCVA) is currently showcasing three new exhibitions that examine and respond to the current social — and physical ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Happy birthday wishes to three people

Happy birthday wishes go out this week to the following people: Martha Miles of Richmond, Jane Crawley of Farmville and John Trammell of Farmville all ... Read more

3 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Building a House of Hope

Doug and Donna Spencer were charting a course for their life in retirement, and then God presented a different course. The Spencers embraced the new ... Read more

3 days ago by Titus Mohler.

Virtual memorial for coronavirus victims planned

The Interfaith Collective and Farmville Cares will host a virtual memorial service for those who have died from the coronavirus Tuesday, Jan. 19 at 5:30 ... Read more

1 week 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 week ago by Staff Report.

We can choose to rebel or comply

This was written on Thursday, Jan. 7, on the heels of the uproar in Washington, D.C. the previous day. Our world is not evil. There ... Read more

1 week ago by Barry Vassar.

COLUMN — Dona nobis pacem

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace: where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, ... Read more

1 week ago by Larry Davies.

Sympathies extended and birthdays celebrated

Our sympathy is extended to the Shores family of Cartersville. James Linwood Shores Sr., age 75, left his earthly home Wednesday, Jan. 6. May each ... Read more

1 week ago by Annie May Miles.

COLUMN — A time for mourning

Even though we are still living in pandemic days, we did just hold our traditional time of celebration and fun between Christmas and New Year’s. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Dogs, bears, celebrities fill in for fans

The Longwood University basketball fans hanging out on game days at Willett Hall are a bit different this year. Like loyal Lancer faithful they arrive ... Read more

1 week ago by Roger Watson.

Jesus is safe and effective to cure our sin

People around the world celebrated as we watched front line workers everywhere getting vaccinated. We celebrated because this could signal the end of the pandemic ... Read more

2 weeks 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

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Landfill Alert virtual meeting is Sunday

The Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee will host its regular monthly meeting which will be virtual due to COVID-19 Sunday, Jan. 10, at 3 p.m. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Annie May Miles.

Beauty is where we find it

Have you ever thought about the many ways we use a certain word? Take the word, “love,” for instance. In the space of 24 hours,I’ve ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Goodbye to 2020

Here is an anonymous posting on social media — “Observations for 2020” 1. The dumbest thing I ever bought was a 2020 planner. 2. I ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Larry Davies.

COLUMN — A walk in the woods

This time of the year, when the forest is a study in brown, beige and gray with a few green accents, I like to walk ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Dr. Cynthia Wood.

Teens step into the TikTok spotlight

Imagine being a teenager and the star of a TV show that airs on any given night of the week to an audience of thousands. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

What’s new in the garden for 2021

I’ve looked into my crystal ball in search of clues about what 2021 will portend for gardeners, and what I see looks remarkably similar to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Dr. Cynthia Wood.

DAR gives gift certificates to student veterans

The Judith Randolph-Longwood Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, recently honored veterans who are enrolled in classes at Longwood University and Hampden-Sydney College ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

COLUMN — Waking up to a New Year

I am not a morning person. My husband can go from asleep to awake in an instant, but my journey between those two states involves ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Karen Bellenir.

Images of 2020

The Herald has compiled a gallery of some of the most notable images of 2020. Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Best wishes for a safe and prosperous New Year

The Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee will host its regular monthly meeting Sunday, Jan. 10, at 3 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually. Participants ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Annie May Miles.

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