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Waterworks Players to present Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Waterworks Players proudly present the pantomime Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to celebrate the holiday season. Beloved by children and adults alike, pantomimes are ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Commonwealth Chorale to present two ‘Christmas Baroque’ concerts

The Commonwealth Chorale will return to the concert stage on Dec. 5, 4 p.m., at Crenshaw United Methodist Church, 200 Church Street, Blackstone, and Dec. ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Lights at the Lake set

Bear Creek Lake State Park is hosting the seventh annual Lights at the Lake event on two consecutive weekends. On Dec. 3, 4 and 5 ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Ott promoted

Jeffery Dylan Ott of Beckley, West Virginia was promoted to Staff Sergeant of the Marine Corps on Nov. 1 by his Commanding Officer, Major B.C. ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

November Looking Our Best winner announced

The winner of the November Looking Our Best Award is J.R. Tharpe Trucking. J.R. Tharpe Trucking is a family business that opened 50 years ago ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

WWII vet turns 100

Community members and organizations came out Tuesday, Nov. 17, to Centra’s PACE (Program for All-incluive Care for the Elderly) center in Farmville to celebrate the ... Read more

5 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Garden club meeting held

Amy White, Buckingham County Public Library branch manager, was the guest speaker at the November meeting of the Nora Lancaster Garden Club. Her topic was ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Morris bagged a bear

Morgan Morris, 12, of Buckingham, killed this bear Saturday, Nov. 6, on family land in Buckingham County. Read more

6 days 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

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Monopoly, change and children

I deal with changes nearly every day, but this one is too much. Monopoly replaced three of their game pieces: the thimble, the boot and ... Read more

6 days ago by Larry Davies.

Hunters lunch planned

The Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee, a non-profit organization, will be hosting their regular monthly meeting on Sunday, Dec. 12, at 3 p.m. at the ... Read more

6 days ago by Annie May Miles.

Thankful for the little things

In “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving,” our hero Charlie Brown, as ever, is a bit down. His friends have invited themselves over for Thanksgiving dinner, he ... Read more

6 days ago by Brent Roberts.

Thanksgiving opportunities

I’d like to share with you why I think Thanksgiving is the most important holiday of the year. There are plenty of other special holidays ... Read more

6 days ago by Peter Smith.

Movie review: The Power of the Dog

BY LAUREN BRADSHAW Special to The Farmville Herald “The Power of the Dog,” written and directed by legendary filmmaker Jane Campion, is one of my ... Read more

6 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Average price of Thanksgiving meal in Virginia is $63.66

Virginians will be able to feed their families a Thanksgiving meal for less than $6.50 per person this year, according to an informal price survey ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Report.

‘What are we offering up?’

As we approach Thanksgiving this year, the reality is that some tables may have been empty due to poverty. Some will be empty due to ... Read more

1 week ago by Barry Vassar.

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.

Thanksgiving suppers planned

The Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee, a non-profit organization, will be hosting their regular monthly meeting on Sunday, Dec. 12, at 3 p.m. at the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Agriculture issues to be discussed at convention

Dr. Jewel Bronaugh, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture, will be the keynote speaker at Virginia Farm Bureau’s 95th Annual Convention in Williamsburg Nov. 30 – ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

10 church action words

If we want to be a healthy church, we must heed the warnings of the Bible. Don’t stop doing the good things that brought you ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Larry Davies.

DAR honors fire departments

Every year, the Judith Randolph-Longwood Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution participates in the organization’s nationwide “Day of Service” on the 11th of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

‘Roots of endurance’

We will soon be celebrating Thanksgiving Day. It is good to reflect back and recognize the sovereign hand of God in the formation of our ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

First Baptist makes donation

The Women’s Ministry of First Baptist Church, as part of the ministry’s annual program, presented a check to Lakeisha Parris, Program Director of Activities at ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Social clubs visit LCVA

Two local social groups for young boys and girls, the Fresh Boyz Club and the Social Butterflies, gathered at the Longwood Center for the Visual ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Tips for readying outdoor power equipment for winter

After your lawn gets its last cut before winter, it will be time to put away spring and summer outdoor power equipment, like lawn mowers, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Community Pride Award winner announced

The November installment of the Buckingham Chamber of Commerce’s Community Pride Award went to Gary and Joyce Cline for their spectacular upkeep of their historic ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Dysart leads Virginia’s community bankers

Dennis A. Dysart has been elected chairman of the Virginia Association of Community Banks. Dysart is the President and Chief Operating Officer of First Bank ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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