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Editorials

Keeping communication open

The follow-up to a Sunday, Jan. 27 incident at Longwood Village, an off-campus student housing community located off South Main Street, which involved a suspect ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Insight into journalism

We would like to take a moment to highlight the Rhetoric Film Series taking place at Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC). The beginning of the film series ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Remembering Dowell

The death of Virginia State Police (VSP) Trooper Lucas B. Dowell has brought an outpouring of response not only from those who knew and loved ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Expanding a strength

If there is something that Farmville’s institutions of higher learning are known for is its leadership training. This training is accomplished in a variety of ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Secure in excellence

It is a blessing to know that you’re in good hands. We all learn, at one point or another, that the world is, indeed, a ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

A mountaintop perspective

Sydney Trent, longtime Washington Post editor and journalist, gave a moving tribute to Barbara Rose Johns and Dr. Martin Luther King during an address Tuesday ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Defining greatness

This past Monday was Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which properly observed brings with it a host of good things our culture desperately needs. One ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Kudos to library project

The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors and members of the audience got to see a remarkable development on the proposed library and community center location ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

A note of encouragement

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors is entering a time of key transition in the next several weeks. Buffalo District Supervisor C.R. “Bob” Timmons ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

The benefits of community newspapers

The Information Age has changed the way many of you get your news, but community newspapers continue to serve as valuable resources for readers interested ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Cause for celebration

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce, while honoring area businesses and individuals making strides in our community, had reason to commemorate its own milestone. The ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

What to make of this transition

We stand at the beginning of a new year, and being at this point recalls a line written by the late author J.R.R. Tolkien in ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Write it out

If you live in the counties of Buckingham, Cumberland and Prince Edward, you may be familiar with the requests to participate in the Town of Farmville’s ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Retrospective of 2018

The year 2018 has contained a lot of memories for the Heart of Virginia. Before the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, we have ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Climate change

Regardless of where you stand on the topic of climate change, there’s no denying that potential variations in climate — even by just a few ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Together in times of crisis

The severe weather in the region this year has been alarming. The extent of the destruction we’ve seen in the community as the result of ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Commendable government

Whether the government in question is local, state or federal, we have certain words that come to mind describing what we want that government to ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Parade a community effort

The organizations and individuals that lined up for Sunday’s Farmville Jaycees Christmas Parade spanned nearly three digits, 89 in total. Though the number of participants ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Salute to small businesses

Small businesses are an important lifeblood to any economy. They may be the seed that later becomes an enormous business, but even if that never happens, ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Highlighting studious supervisors

It is a commendable thing for public servants to push themselves to become better at their job, especially when they are taking measures not even ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Salute to the restorers

Some of us gained a glimpse of another world when we lost power and saw our access blocked to certain roads in the hours and ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Perpetual thanks

There is much present in what constitutes Prince Edward, Buckingham and Cumberland counties that we have to be thankful for. God’s blessings are there, whether ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Veterans Day thoughts

If you heard bells peal across the Heart of Virginia Sunday at 11 a.m., anywhere from churches, to government buildings, even on a loved one’s ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Best healthcare possible

It was encouraging to see leadership with Centra Southside Community Hospital and Centra Health organize and interact with members of the public and patients during ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Keeping our communities safe

Halloween is upon us. We at The Herald wish families, parents, guardians and children a fun and safe time dressing up in costumes, trick-or-treating and ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Salute to gridiron stalwarts

The work that our high school football players are putting in right now is extraordinary and quite worthy of our and the community’s acknowledgement. The impact ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Festival of growth

We would like to congratulate Juanita Giles and everyone else involved in the Virginia Children’s Book Festival (VCBF) for another strong edition of the event ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

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