Landfill awareness meeting

Published 7:28 am Thursday, August 2, 2018

Cumberland County Landfill Awareness Committee will have a community meeting concerning the proposed landfill to learn more and receive information about the stand against this issue. For further information visit our website at, our Facebook page at or send us an email at The next meeting will be held on Aug. 12 at 2 p.m. at the Cumberland Community Center located at Route 45 south and Davenport Road.

Payne Memorial UMC located at 1 Stoney Point Road, Cumberland will be hosting a free luncheon and devotional speaker each month from noon-1 p.m. The next scheduled event will be held on Wednesday with guest speaker the Rev. Van Petty speaking on the topic “The option to choose.” Various churches and individuals in the community provide the meals each month.

Mount Calvary Baptist Church located at 1193 Cartersville Road, Cartersville, will be hosting annual Homecoming and Revival services. Homecoming will be held on Sunday. Morning worship will began at 11:15 a.m. with the Rev. Clifford Temple Jr. Lunch to follow in the church fellowship hall. The afternoon service will conclude the day at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Joseph Allen Jr. of Spreading Oaks Baptist Church of Arvonia. Revival services will be held Wednesday – Friday. Guest speakers to include the Rev. Clifford Temple Sr., the Rev. Timothy Woodson and Friday the Rev. Alvin Witcher. Services will begin nightly with prayer and praise at 7:30 p.m. with worship to follow at 8 p.m. Pastor Clifford Temple Jr. and the entire congregation of Mount Calvary Baptist Church welcome all to attend.

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The Buckingham County Christian Fellowship Association, a nonprofit organization, will be hosting its regular monthly meeting on Monday at 5 p.m. at Arvon Baptist Church, 28350 North James Madison Hwy., New Canton. All members are asked to bring a covered dish for the meal. Following will be the August program with pastor Geoff Bruschi from Arvon Baptist Church. For further information or to learn more about the group, contact President Barry Miles at home (804) 492-5806 or cell (434) 315-4181.

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors monthly meeting is held every second Tuesday unless otherwise announced at 7 p.m.

Happy birthday wishes are sent out this week to the following people. Eleanor Newton of New Canton on Friday, Aug. 3, Gary Albrecht of Arvonia on Saturday, Aug. 4, and Cheyenne Gough of Wingina will be sweet 16 on Tuesday, Aug. 7.

Cedar Baptist Church located at 3932 Bell Road, will be hosting its annual homecoming and revival services beginning with Sunday school at 10 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. with lunch served immediately following. At 1:30 p.m. there will be a song service featuring Chris Lewis. Evangelist Roger Roller will be conducting the Revival services Monday through Friday. The services will begin every night at 7 p.m. with special music as follows: Monday – “Second Time Around,” Tuesday – “Bradley Banton,” Wednesday “Greentop Express,” Thursday – “All Problems Solved,” and Friday – “Barry Snoddy.” Pastor Tommy Armstrong and the entire congregation welcomes all to attend.

Spreading God’s Gifts Inc., a nonprofit organization serving Buckingham and surrounding counties is helping people in their hour of need and will be hosting a benefit spaghetti dinner and concert on Saturday evening Aug. 11 at 5 p.m. at Bethlehem Baptist Church located at 393 Winfrey Inez Road, Dillwyn. Dinner to include homemade spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert and beverage all for a donation. You may eat in or take out. At 6 p.m., Southern Gospel & Bluegrass Gospel music at its best to feature “The Old Time Gospel Singers of Crewe,” “Worm Patterson and All Problems Solved of Buckingham” and a trio featuring “Nancy Fairchild,” Paula Dinsmore,” and “Jerry Moneymaker” of Welcome Wesleyan Church of New Canton. Door prices will be given away. For further information call (434) 983-2269. Everyone is welcome to attend.

A speedy recovery is sent out to all those who are sick and shut-in.

The 2018 annual former Craddock Terry Shoe Factory breakfast meeting will be held on Saturday, Aug. 11, at 9 a.m. at Teresa’s Place located 15055 North James Madison Highway, Dillwyn next to Sprouses Corner. All former employees and their guest are welcome to attend and plan to pay for their own meal. To register to attend please contact coordinator Annie May Miles by Monday, Aug. 6, at home (434) 983-2543 or cell (434) 315 4189.

ANNIE MAY MILES is the columnist for Trants Mill. Her email address is