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JMU announces dean’s list

James Madison University (JMU) is pleased to announce that the following students made the dean’s list for the spring 2020 semester. Students who earn dean’s ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Townsend named to President’s List

Mary Townsend, of Farmville, was named to the College of Charleston spring 2020 President’s List. Townsend is majoring in political science. To qualify for the ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Auxiliary Jr’s compete in Poppy contest

The American Legion Auxiliary Jr’s Unit 32 in Farmville competed in the American Legion Spring Conference Poppy Contest under a centerpiece with a patriotic theme. ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Sharon Baptist Church to dedicate fellowship hall

Sharon Baptist Church will open its doors to the public for a night of music, food and celebration Saturday, March 14, as they dedicate the ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Garden Club meeting held

At the February meeting of the Cumberland Garden Club, the club celebrated the birthday of an honorary member, Sandra Nygaard. The members had lunch with ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

In the light justice can grow

Hundreds of community members and visitors throughout Virginia gathered Saturday evening for the Ninth Annual Moton Community Banquet. Held at the Longwood University Health and ... Read more

5 months ago by Alexa Massey.

July wedding planned

Mr. and Mrs. Harold M. Harris, Jr. of Rice, Virginia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Elizabeth Ann to David Dean Chenette, ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

155th surrender anniversary events set

Appomattox Court House National Historical Park and its friends group, the Appomattox 1865 Foundation, will commemorate the 155th anniversary of General Robert E. Lee’s surrender ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

School Board Appreciation Month celebrated

Gov. Ralph Northam signed a proclamation designating February as School Board Appreciation Month. In his proclamation, Northam said school board members are required to work ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

The Journey

“I just can’t believe it’s finally here.” Those were the words of Tarika Brown Saturday, Feb. 8, as she stood in the bedroom of her ... Read more

6 months ago by Alexa Massey.

August wedding planned

John and Ethel Mae Bickford, of New Canton, announce the engagement of their daughter, Hayley Nicole, to Justin Dyches Midkiff, of Dillwyn. Justin is the ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Woolridge earns degree

Sharone Woolridge, of Farmville, has earned a Bachelor of Science, Nursing degree from Western Governors University (WGU). The online, nonprofit university has graduated over 167,000 ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Honoring MLK Day

Photos by Betty J. Ramsey In honor of Martin Luther King (MLK) Day the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts (LCVA) along with Longwood’s Office ... Read more

7 months ago by bettyramsey.

Celebrating five generations

Eleanor Gough’s home was full of celebration as five generations gathered with her first born child, first-born grandchild, first-born great-grandchild and first-born great-great grandchild. Pictured ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Wedding vows renewed

The Rev. and Mrs. Winston Yancey of Dillwyn celebrated 51 years of marriage by renewing their vows recently in the presence of family and friends. ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Ninth annual Moton Community Banquet

This year’s ninth annual Moton Community Banquet will be held Saturday, Feb. 29. The Moton Museum brings together all members of the community to recognize ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Garden club celebrates the holidays

The Ruth Adams Garden Club celebrated the holiday season with a luncheon, provided by the club officers. The afternoon was filled with fellowship and spirited ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Buckingham Dillwyn Garden Club holds Christmas party

The Buckingham Dillwyn Garden Club held its annual Christmas party this year at the newly opened restaurant the Corner Coffee Junction in Dillwyn. A lovely ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Celebrating community

Taking a look back brings smiles and hope for an even greater 2020. We hope you will enjoy this brief glimpse of 2019 — just ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

First baby of 2020

Centra Southside Community Hospital recently announced the first newborn of 2020. Arriving Jan. 1, at 3:57 a.m. and weighing in at 6lbs 12.8 oz is ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Letters to Santa

In preparation for Christmas, area children have written letters to Santa Claus detailing their holiday wishes. We’re pleased to share these heartwarming letters from Santa’s ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Report.

Christmas cantata at First Baptist Church

The First Baptist Church of Dillwyn’s Choir will present its Christmas cantata, “The Gift Goes On,” on Thursday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m. This uplifting ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Report.

Christmas parade lineup

The Cumberland Christmas Parade will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. beginning at NAPA on Route 60 and continuing through the village. Participants will need ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Report.

Cartersville Baptist cantata set

Cartersville Baptist Church will present the cantata, “Good News From Home,” on Friday, Dec. 20, and Sunday, Dec. 22, at 7 p.m. The cantata will ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Report.

Zion Baptist Christmas joy

Enjoy fellowship and Christmas joy with the Old Ship Of Zion Gospel Singers on Dec. 8 at 2:30 p.m. at Zion Baptist Church, Dillwyn. Guest ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Report.

Commonwealth Chorale to perform

The Commonwealth Chorale will continue its tradition of bringing great music to area audiences with an exciting performance of Handel’s beloved oratorio “Messiah” and Vivaldi’s ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Report.

Farmville Jaycees Christmas Parade Lineup

The 69th annual Farmville Jaycees Christmas Parade kicks off at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1. The theme this year is “A Superhero Christmas,” and the ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Report.

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