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Devotional: A grateful heart

It was great to see Thanksgiving celebrations happening around Farmville last week. I am thankful to God for ...


Garden Muse: Winter feeding and care for Houseplants

During the fall and winter months when the natural light levels are lower, and temperatures are much cooler, ...

Geminid meteor shower


High Bridge offers a chance to see Geminid meteor shower 

Last week, we talked about the Geminid meteor shower, which can be seen here in Central Virginia through ...


Stafford plans to retire from Benchmark Community Bank

Benchmark Bankshares, Inc. (BMBN), the Kenbridge-based holding company for Benchmark Community Bank, has announced the pending retirement of ...


Benchmark Community Bank invites scholarship applications

Benchmark Community Bank is once again sponsoring its $mart$tart Community Commitment Scholarships. High School seniors residing or attending ...


Patrick Henry’s Red Hill open house this weekend

This Sunday, Dec. 3, will be the annual Christmas Open House at Patrick Henry’s Red Hill from 1:30 ...

Cartersville Baptist Church


Cartersville Baptist Church plans annual Christmas cantata

Cartersville Baptist Church will present the cantata, “A Promise Kept”, on Friday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. and ...

Prince Edward County sales tax increase tourism revenue


Deadline looms for tax bills in Prince Edward, Buckingham

FARMVILLE – Residents of Prince Edward and Buckingham counties who have not yet paid their county taxes have ...

Prince Edward County schools


Prince Edward County schools focus on new character program

Just five minutes. That’s all teachers in Prince Edward County will need to educate public school students on ...

Elwood Longwood Lancers NET rankings


Longwood Lancers cruise to seventh straight win in blowout

FARMVILLE – Everyone that took the court for the Longwood Lancers scored on Thursday night. All total, 12 ...

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Court system important for Central Virginia agriculture

The American court system is “incredibly important” for agricultural advocacy, both here and across Virginia. That was the ...

Farmville Christmas parade


‘All About the Lights’: Farmville Christmas Parade will go at night

First, let’s make this clear. Yes, Oliver Anthony will be part of the Farmville Christmas parade this Sunday. ...

reader's theatre


Longwood offers reader’s theatre version of “A Christmas Carol”

With Thanksgiving over, Longwood is ready to spread the holiday spirit with a Christmas classic. This weekend, the ...

Buckingham FFA


Advocate for agriculture

On Thursday, Nov. 16, FFA members from Buckingham High traveled to Louisa County High School to participate in ...

Brunch with Santa


Brunch with Santa set

The Rotary Club of Farmville will be hosting its annual Pancake Brunch with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 2 ...

The Third Thursday Book Club


Book Club hears from local author

The Third Thursday Book Club held its November meeting at the home of Kay Whitfield. The speaker was ...

Commonwealth Chorale


Commonwealth Chorale plans Christmas concerts

“Blessed Wonder Holy Joy,” title of this year’s series of Christmas concerts by the Commonwealth Chorale of Virginia, ...

Longwood men's soccer


Atkinson steps down, will leave Longwood men’s soccer program

After 19 years, Jon Atkinson will step down as the head coach of the Longwood men’s soccer program. ...


Speedway announces updates to 2024 schedule

South Boston Speedway officials have announced updates to the track’s 2024 season schedule including a special event to ...


Clinic establishes hours

When will Centra Medical Group’s Buckingham clinic be open and who will it serve? After the project’s open ...