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Friends of the Appomattox River

The Friends of the Appomattox River were treated to a presentation and tour of the Appomattox River Company on Tuesday, Sept. 7, by General Manager ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Bark in the Park

On Saturday, Sept. 18, from 10a.m. – 2p.m. Sailor’s Creek Battlefield Historical State Park invites four-legged family members and their “people” to its annual “Bark ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

USDA expands CFAP 2 eligibility

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced up to $1 billion is being made available to farmers who previously were ineligible for Coronavirus Food Assistance ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Program on Alpha-gal planned

An informative program and discussion on Alpha-gal will take place on Thursday, Sept. 30, at 5:30 p.m. outdoors in the Library Garden behind the Charlotte ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Forestry and wildlife bus tour

In its 45th year, the Fall Forestry and Wildlife Bus Tour has become a fall tradition for many of Virginia’s outdoor enthusiasts and forest landowners ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Groundnut: The plant with a crumpled red velvety blossom

I confess that I’m often overcome by the sheer number of yellow flowers that appear in late summer. There are more than 50 species of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Dr. Cynthia Wood.

DAR erects signs at town entrances

The first chapter of the Daughters of the Revolution in Farmville was formed in 1925 – 35 years after the national society was established and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Charity: Key to healthy community life

Living the hustle and bustle of our daily life, we seldom stop to consider the source of the many blessings that we take for granted. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

First responders service

The Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee, a nonprofit organization, will be hosting its regular monthly meeting on Sunday, Sept. 12, 3 p.m.at the Cumberland County ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Annie May Miles.

DAR recognizes Constitution Week

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution urges Americans to reflect on the United States Constitution during this month’s annual observance in honor this ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Fly or bee?

In the last year-and-a-half society has changed. We have been living with a threat hanging over our heads. The enemy is intangible, invisible, an elusive ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Creative hay bale contest

The Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Women’s Leadership Committee is welcoming individuals and organizations to take part in its annual Hay Bale Decorating Contest. For seven ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Heaven and hell

Ship of fools or lifeboat to heaven? Did you hear about the man traveling from New York to Atlanta on a business trip? Upon arrival, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Larry Davies.

Supplies for area children

Members of the Sandy River Branch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently participated in a school supply drive. Church members gathered ... Read more

2 weeks 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

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Dancing the day away

“The Farmville PACE Team serves seniors in our community by providing complete health care and more to seniors living at home,” Mary Simonetta of PACE ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shannon Watkins.

Movie Review: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

By Lauren Bradshaw Special to The Farmville Herald Shang-Chi is one of the best Marvel movies, period. I cannot tell you how much fun I ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Waterworks Players announces cast for The Odd Couple: Female Version

Waterworks Players is pleased to announce the cast for its fall production of The Odd Couple: Female Version. Set in 1980s New York, Unger and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Balanced Living with Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a prevalent and increasing health issue in rural communities in Virginia. The Virginia Cooperative Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Extension agent ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Following Jesus’ way

Something that has truly puzzled me lately is how some people seem to think that if they are faithful, they won’t get COVID. Just this ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Travel safely this Labor Day

Labor Day is a celebration of workers and the labor movements in the United States and Canada. Often considered the unofficial end of summer, Labor ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Be strong and have courage

Reading the Old Testament is an adventure. A common thread is the constant call to have courage. To Joshua, the Lord said, “Be strong and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Brent Roberts.

The $10 challenge

A church giving away $10 bills? Whoever heard of such a thing? Especially in September when most churches are having stewardship campaigns to raise more ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Larry Davies.

Community felowship

Special happy anniversary wishes go out this week to our dear friends Pastor Alan and Tammy Gough of Wingina. The Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Column – Wondering why

Why is the sky blue? This common question is one I know how to answer, although learning the truth required that I set aside a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Karen Bellenir.

Church and community

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 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Beware those yellow ‘blooms’

Earlier this summer, my husband commented that he really liked the funny looking yellow flowers in a pot by the front porch. I was puzzled ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Dr. Cynthia Wood.

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