• 59°

Lifestyles

Latest Lifestyles

Conflicted about conflict?

“But (Jesus) turned and said to Peter, ‘Get behind me, Satan! You are a stumbling block to me; for you are setting your mind not ... Read more

2 days ago by Susie Thomas.

Neighborhood update

The Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee, a nonprofit organization, will be hosting its regular monthly meeting Sunday, Oct. 10, at 3 p.m. at the Cumberland ... Read more

2 days ago by Annie May Miles.

One tornado, two churches – Part 2

Early one Saturday morning, Cordelia Alexander awoke to the sounds of a concrete truck and men talking. The sounds coming from just outside her bedroom ... Read more

2 days ago by Larry Davies.

Total Terror coming soon

Starting Oct. 7, those looking for a one-of-a kind experience should head out to the Powhatan County Fairgrounds for the scariest indoor/outdoor haunted house in ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Forest landowners retreat to the woods

Central Virginia landowners can learn more about actively managing their forest lands during the 11th annual Forest Landowners’ Retreat, to be held Oct. 22-23 at ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Gathering, preserving and feasting

With the official arrival of fall, many of us are beginning to take part in the yearly tradition of decorating to celebrate the transition of ... Read more

2 days ago by Hannah Evans.

‘Could’ve, would’ve, should’ve’

I have often heard the phrase (or some variation of the phrase), “If ifs and buts were candy and nuts, we’d all have a merry ... Read more

2 days ago by Barry Vassar.

Church and community calendar

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.

Library to hold book sale

The Friends of the Barbara Rose Johns Farmville/Prince Edward Community Library will hold a Fall Book Sale on Oct. 14 and Oct. 15. This will ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Explore birds with the experts

New York Times bestselling author keynotes the live, virtual Oct. 25 event Members of the public can learn all about birds — from their key ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Hidden treasures in thinning a forest

BY JO WEAVER One of the advantages to mechanically suppressing the competition in our longleaf restoration project is that I have seen many inches of ... Read more

2 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Students and families reunite

The Farmville community and its surrounding colleges have always provided a small town atmosphere for people to visit. This is especially apparent at Longwood University ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

‘Autumn Fire: Burning the Valley, Part 1’

On Saturday, Sept. 25, at 1 p.m., Sailor’s Creek Battlefield Historical State Park will host a program about the military campaigns within the Shenandoah Valley ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

How to select ground covers

BY MARK CARROLL Ground covers are low-growing plants that spread quickly to form a dense cover. You may wonder, “why would I want that?” There ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Pastiche String Quartet

The Longwood University Chamber Music Series will present a concert of music by the Pastiche String Quartet on Sunday, Oct. 3. Free and open to ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Farm Safety and Health Week

The third week of September is annually recognized as National Farm Safety and Health Week, as fall harvest time is one of the busiest and ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Thriving in the midst of tribulation

The toll of human suffering right now is overwhelming. Wildfires continue to burn, taking with them whole communities. Hurricane Ida just swept through, taking lives ... Read more

1 week ago by Matthew Sorenson.

Muhammad takes home awards

Members of the Riding Star 4-H Club traveled to Lexington to compete in the 4-H Champion Horse Show Sept. 9-12. This horse show is held ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Enjoy gospel music at its best

The Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee, a nonprofit organization, will be hosting its regular monthly meeting Sunday, Oct. 10, at 3 p.m. at the Cumberland ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Diesel Technician Program graduates

Southside Virginia Community College presented certificates to five graduates for completing the Diesel Technician Program on August 12 in Blackstone. The 22-week program provides both ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Wedding planned

We loved ‘Because He first loved us’ Travis D. Harris III and Keshia N. Gee are pleased to announce their upcoming marriage on Sept. 25 ... 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.

Initiative aims to increase blood availability for sickle cell patients

When patients living with sickle cell disease face a sickle cell crisis, blood transfusions can make a lifesaving difference. That’s why the American Red Cross ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Broadway series at Wolfbane

Wolfbane continues its 2021 Broadway series with the highly anticipated production of “Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein the Musical.” Enjoy a night of theater in the ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

One tornado, two churches

I read an ad that said, “95% of our daily decisions could be made by most anyone. It is the other 5%, the crucial 5% ... Read more

1 week ago by Larry Davies.

Mysteries abound

By Wilford Kale Special to The Farmville Herald After reading some advance notices about S.A. Cosby’s newest book, “Razorblade Tears” (Flatiron Books, 336 pgs., $26.99) ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

9/11 remembered by veterans

The Farmville VFW Post 7059 held a silent remembrance at the Prince Edward County Courthouse for those killed on 9/11. Saturday, Sept. 11 marked the ... Read more

1 week ago by Shannon Watkins.

| Older >