Benefit for William ‘Bubba’ Bowles

Published 7:26 am Thursday, January 24, 2019

There will be a benefit spaghetti lunch, blind auction, door prizes and local vendor event Saturday, Feb. 2, from noon-3 the Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department located at 30 Firehouse Road, Cumberland. If the event should be rescheduled due to inclement weather the date will be Sunday, Feb. 10, same time and place. This event is for offsetting funeral expenses and medical bills for 15-year-old William (Bubba) Bowles of Cartersville who recently passed away. Any funds left over from proceeds resulting from this event will go toward a scholarship in Bubba’s memory as family has requested. The lunch will include spaghetti, salad, roll and beverage for a donation. You may eat in or take out. All checks can be made payable to The William “Bubba” Bowles Memorial Fund and note donations may be dropped off at any C & F Bank branch. This event is being sponsored by family and friends. For further information or to set up a vendor booth, please contact Barry Miles at (804) 492-5806. Your support is needed.

Something exciting is going to happen in 2019, but you better hurry because time is running out. The Buckingham County Christian Fellowship Association, a nonprofit organization, is sponsoring a three day, two night trip to Lancaster, Pennsylvania Tuesday, April 2-4. The trip includes round trip motorcoach transportation, two nights lodging, two deluxe continental breakfasts, two dinners, a two hour farmland tour, time for shopping and the show “Jesus,” at Sight and Sound Theater. For pricing and pick up points contact President Barry Miles at (804) 492-5806 or (434) 315-4181. Deadline for this trip is on or before March 1.

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 LoveCentraVA. Com or Facebook page or email NoMegaLandfill@ Due to the inclimate weather the next meeting has been rescheduled to Sunday, Feb. 10, at 3 p.m. at the Cumberland Community Center located at 45 south and Davenport Road.

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The Buckingham County Christian Fellowship Association, a nonprofit organization, will be hosting its regular monthly meeting with buffet breakfast Saturday, Feb. 2, at 9:30 a.m. at Teresa’s Place located in Sprouses Corner, Dillwyn. All members and guest attending need to plan to pay for your own meal. 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 Appomattox County Athletic Booster Club proudly presents Bluegrass / Bluegrass Gospel featuring “Jeff Parker & Co.” Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Appomattox County High School, 198 Evergreen Avenue. Get tickets in advance or at the door. Children five and under will be free. You may purchase tickets at Napa in Appomattox, F & L Market in Lynchburg and Taylor Forbes Equipment in Farmville. You can also purchase tickets online at www.lynchburgtickets. com or make checks payable to ACHS and mail to c/o Tony Clifton P.O. Box 373, Appomattox VA, 24522 or visit For more information call Tony at (434) 660-7101.

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.

Happy special birthday wishes go out this week to Allen Gough of Wingina on Wednesday, Jan. 30.

Spreading God’s Gifts Inc., a nonprofit organization serving Buckingham and surrounding counties in helping people in their hour of need, will be hosting its annual Valentine’s Banquet Saturday, Feb. 2, at 5 p.m. at First Baptist Church Dillwyn. Dinner to include pork roast and gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, dessert and beverage all for a donation. You may eat in or take out. Dinner music will be provided by pianist Cody Moss. Door prices will also be given away. For further information call (434) 983-2269. Everyone is welcome to attend. By you helping us we can help others.

Victory Baptist Church located 157 Dove Lane, Spout Springs, will be relocating to their new permanent church location at 4339 Salem Road, Spout Springs on Sunday, Feb. 3. Sunday School will begin at 10 a.m. followed by morning worship at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome to attend. For further information contact Pastor Jeff Worley at (434) 283-4657 or cell at (434) 942-4652.

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

Did you know? Apples are more effective at waking you up in the morning than coffee.

ANNIE MAY MILES can be reached at