Holiday happenings

Published 8:52 am Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Cumberland County Landfill Awareness Committee welcomes all citizens of Cumberland County and surrounding counties to a community meeting concerning the proposed landfill to learn more and receive information about the stand against this issue. For more information visit the website: LoveCentraVA.Com or Facebook page: ,or email at The next meeting will be held Sunday afternoon, Dec. 9 at 3 p.m. at the Cumberland Community Center located at 45 South and Davenport Road. During this meeting we will be honoring and remembering the men and women who have fought and continue to fight for our freedom.

A large crowd attended the annual Thanking luncheon at the home of James and Virginia Boyles of Cumberland on Sunday. Everyone enjoyed a nice time.

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

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Happy birthday wishes are sent out this week to: Matthew Mahunik of Lynchburg on Saturday, Nov. 24, Barbara Heifner of Dillwyn on Sunday, Nov. 25, the Rev. Cameron Cloud Pastor of Hatcher Baptist Church of Cumberland on Tuesday, Nov. 27, and Jacksyn Waycaster of Powhatan on Wednesday, Nov. 28.

Join us in Downtown Farmville for the 68th Annual Farmville Jaycees Christmas Parade sponsored by Tony Markland/ALCOVA Mortgage, Powhatan and Bland-Reid Funeral Home Inc., Farmville, on Sunday, Dec. 2, at 2 p.m.

The Buckingham County Christian Fellowship Association will be hosting their Annual Christmas Banquet on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 1 p.m. at the VFW Hall located on Route 60 at 14405 West James Anderson Hwy., Buckingham. All members and their guest are welcome and asked to bring a covered dish with the meats and drinks furnished by the association. Following will be door prize drawings and the election of the 2019 officers. For further information contact President Barry Miles at (804) 492-5806 or (434) 315-4181.

Browns Chapel United Methodist Church located on U.S. Route 15 North of Dillwyn on State Route 617, Gravel Hill Road, will be hosting their annual Christmas program “Christmas at Bethlehem Gulch” on Sunday, Dec. 2, at 4 p.m. followed by refreshments in the Church fellowship hall. Pastor Rebecca Cook and the entire congregation welcomes everyone to attend.

Cedar Baptist Church located on U.S Route 15 North of Dillwyn at 3932 Bell Road Dillwyn, will be hosting their annual Christmas program on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 6 p.m. Refreshments will follow in the church fellowship hall. Pastor Tommy Armstrong and the entire congregation welcome all to attend.

Happy Anniversary wishes go out this week to James and Virginia Boyles of Cumberland and J.R. and Margy Smith of Farmville, on Tuesday Nov. 27.

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

Did you know that 8 percent of people have an extra rib.

ANNIE MAY MILES can be reached at