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Garden Club meeting held

The Nora Lancaster Garden Club (NLGC) met Feb. 18 at the Barbara Rose Johns Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library. Agriculture and Natural Resources extension agent Kathy ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

The world’s biggest man visits Farmville

By Dr. Ray A. Gaskins Professor Emeritus, Hampden-Sydney College He was bigger than Goliath, the Philistine leviathan of Biblical fame. He was taller than Bill ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Main St. Lanes high bowling scores

HIGH SCORE MEN: Monday Night Football: Joe Rose — 279, B.J. Fletcher — 268, John Dedmond — 258; Wednesday Seniors: Tom Crouse — 204, Danny ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Community garden service project

The Longwood University Multicultural Affairs and social work professors and students used the Virginia Cooperative Extension Family Nutrition Community Garden on the corner of Blanton ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Sorority participates in Habitat for Humanity construction project

Members of the Kappa Rho Omega Chapter and Lambda Delta Chapter (Longwood University) of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. recently assisted with the construction of ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

AKA Sorority sponsors coat drive

Members of the Kappa Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. collected coats, jackets, and winter accessories with the help of supportive communities ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Colored pencils and acrylics workshop

A colored pencils and acrylics workshop will be held at Central Virginia Arts April 11. The layering of colored pencils and acrylics is a fantastic ... Read more

3 weeks 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

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Inspirations 47th annual gospel concert

The Appomattox County Lions Club will host the 47th annual gospel concert Saturday, March 14 at 7 p.m. at the Appomattox County High School Auditorium. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Calhoun teaches Tai Chi at First Baptist Church

When Lonnie Calhoun teaches a Tai Chi class, he likes to play some music to set the mood. For athletes, it’s something soothing to help ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Garden Study Club holds monthly meeting

The Garden Study Club held its monthly meeting Feb. 27 featuring a presentation on container plants by Jay Wilkinson. The meeting was hosted by Mary ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Watch the sunset on the bridge

High Bridge Trail State Park in Green Bay will host a Saving Daylight With A Sunset program Sunday, March 8, from 6 to 7 p.m. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Third Thursday Book Club holds monthly meeting

The Third Thursday Book Club held its February meeting at the home of B. Williams. The speaker was Brendan Burke of Amelia County. He served ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Women Veterans Baby Shower

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 32 and Jr. Auxiliary hosted a Women Veterans Baby Shower at Merk’s Restaurant Feb. 24. There was great community support ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Margaret Watson Bird Club meeting

Join the Margaret Watson Bird Club for an exciting presentation focusing on the research and conservation of loggerhead shrikes (Lanius ludovicianus), a declining species of ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Serendipity Club tours new food pantry

Dr. Ellery Sedgwick, president of the FACES board of directors, gave a tour of the new FACES Food Pantry to the Serendipity Club Feb. 13. ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Sorority elects new officers

“Exemplifying Excellence Through Sustainable Service” is the theme of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority’s 2018—2022 International program. The sorority is dedicated to implementing programs of ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Club saver of the month

Ruth Horst of Benchmark Community Bank presents Allen Blackman with a certificate for being one of the monthly winners in the YES Club Savers program. ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Redbud Garden Club’s January meeting held

The Redbud Garden Club held its January meeting at the Prince Edward County Library. Dr. Cynthia Wood was the speaker for the evening. Woods spoke ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Our wild neighbors

The Central Piedmont Chapter of Virginia Master Naturalists is offering its fifth community program, Our Wild Neighbors, Saturday, March 7, from 2 p.m. to 3 ... Read more

1 month 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

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Artist reception and lecture held

The Artists Reception, hosted by Central Virginia Arts Friday, Jan. 31, was well attended. The show for two members, Susie Shade and Janet Williams, will ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Educational programs set to begin in March

The Heart of Virginia Master Gardeners (HOVMG) welcomes you to participate in the Prince Edward Lunch and Learn program March 5 and Buckingham Garden Tips ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

State park events for February

WRITTEN IN THE TREES HIKE Twin Lakes State Park will host the Written in the Trees Hike Saturday, Feb. 15, 10-11 a.m. On this low-difficulty ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Guest speaker at DAR meeting

Robin Warren, co-founder and operations manager of Glory Reins Ranch in Cumberland, was the guest speaker of the Judith Randolph-Longwood Chapter, DAR, during its Feb. ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

NAHS induction ceremony

Prince Edward County High School (PECHS) held its National Art Honor Society (NAHS) induction ceremony recently The National Art Honor Society was established in 1978 ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Theater department presents Endgame

Hampden-Sydney Theater’s mainstage productions return with Endgame by Samuel Beckett. Productions will be held on Feb. 20–21 and 27–28 in Johns Auditorium. All performances begin ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

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