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FFA is selling plants

Check with the organizations mentioned in this column before venturing out to an event. Most of this information was obtained at least two to three ... Read more

3 days ago by Sherri Wise.

Are you prepared or trying to stock up?

At the time of this writing (March 20, 2020), groceries stores are running or have ran out of toilet paper, hand sanitizer, hand soap and ... Read more

3 days ago by Barry Vassar.

Spring Fling Dance planned

The Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee will not be hosting its regular monthly meeting Sunday, April 5 due to the coronavirus. Thoughts and prayers go ... Read more

3 days ago by Annie May Miles.

Be still and listen to God

The threat of COVID-19 looms over everyone causing enforced isolation for some and for others, the stress of working and serving in the equivalent of ... Read more

3 days ago by Larry Davies.

We are not alone

It’s the end of another long week, but I don’t know what to say to you. We have had to go through another week of ... Read more

3 days ago by Rev. Dr. Tom Robinson.

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

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Christ our first fruit

We can better understand the celebration of Easter from the Seven Feasts God gives Israel. The New Testament reveals the Old Testament whereas the Old ... Read more

1 week ago by Steve Conwell.

Landfill meeting scheduled

The Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee will be hosting its regular monthly meeting on Sunday April 5 at 3 p.m. at the Cumberland Community Center ... Read more

1 week ago by Annie May Miles.

What is it you want Jesus to do for you?

“And Jesus said to him, “What do you want me to do for you?” And the blind man said to him, “Master, let me receive ... Read more

1 week ago by Rev. Dr. James Taylor III.

Students compete in creative writing contest

Central Virginia Christian School students recently competed in a creative writing contest. Winning first place in short story by age group were: Kassidy Miller, Mattie ... Read more

1 week ago by Sherri Wise.

Coronavirus and the Church

We’ve been exposed to a harsh new word over the past few weeks – the coronavirus or COVID-19. Thousands of people all over the world ... Read more

1 week ago by Larry Davies.

God’s Daylight Savings plan

I’ve discovered that time goes by fast when you realize your child is old enough to vote. I’m so proud of my daughter for exercising ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Moxley.

Prayers and poverty

How can we better understand what it means to live in poverty? A church leader sent a list of prayer requests of guests served at ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Larry Davies.

Gospel Music Explosion set

Third Liberty Baptist Church is hosting a Youth Revival March 18-20 at 7 p.m. “Increasing Your Impact” will feature speakers Rev. Darlene Bland of Mt. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sherri Wise.

Hatcher Baptist hosts a revival

Virginia Boyles and Reva Moore, both of Cumberland, and Michell Whitley of Powhatan visited the home of Tyler and Casey Ingle and twin boys, all ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Annie May Miles.

The root of peace

I grew up as the son of missionaries in Pakistan, and when we were on furlough in the U.S. my parents would go to churches ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Dale Brown.

Gardening trends for 2020

Like just about everything else, gardening is influenced by trends. For nearly 10 years, our obsession with native plants has increased. Some gardeners have been ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Dr. Cynthia Wood.

A Widow’s gift

Jesus watched people dropping gifts in the collection box. Then a poor widow came by and dropped in two small coins. “I tell you the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Larry Davies.

Prayer is a powerful thing

Prayer is a strong and mighty force. Danish theologian, Soren Kierkegaard said, “The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Speedwell, a beautiful weed

Hiking in late winter or very early spring requires an open mind about the plants that can be found. Sure, there are always Christmas ferns, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Dr. Cynthia Wood.

Happy Birthday to Moe Rutherford

Happy birthday wishes go out this week to the following people: Nellie Moss of Dillwyn and Jonnie Gadwell of New Jersey on Friday, March 6, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Annie May Miles.

New time plan proposed

Take a look at your watch, your phone or a nearby clock. Some devices may run a bit fast or slow, but if you adjust ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Karen Bellenir.

Dillwyn Garden Club to meet

The Cloverbud Summer 4-H camp will be held June 19-21. Campers will enjoy fun classes and activities, including campfires and swimming. The camp is limited ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Sherri Wise.

Lent should give us time to think

As a generation, we live as people who seem to move faster and faster. The illusion is that the more we move, the more we ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Michael Kendall.

What to do with your extra day

Beyond Valentine’s Day, this February has two other days that are well worth celebrating — Groundhog Day and Leap Day. Our family has a long ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Brent Roberts.

Affirm and love each other this Lenten season

It’s the first Friday in Lent, a 40-day season (excluding Sundays) in the Christian calendar. It’s a season to mark repentance, that wonderful and often ... Read more

1 month ago by Rev. Dr. Tom Robinson.

Bring a covered dish to the BCCF meeting

The Buckingham County Christian Fellowship Association, a non-profit organization, will host its regular monthly meeting Saturday, March 7, at 1 p.m. at Mt. Tabor Baptist ... Read more

1 month ago by Annie May Miles.

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