Community at its best

Published 9:49 am Thursday, February 7, 2019

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 to include 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 19.

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 Due to the inclimate weather the next meeting has been rescheduled to Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Cumberland Community Center located at 45 South and Davenport Road.

The William (Bubba) Bowles family of Cartersville and friends expressed their sincere appreciation to businesses, Cumberland Vol. Fire Dept. for the use of their facilities and all volunteers who helped with the fundraising event on Feb. 2 to assist the Bowles family in offsetting funeral expense, medical bills for the late William (Bubba) Bowles who passed away recently. Just over $3,000 dollars was raised due to the generosity of the public.

The Appomattox County Athletic Booster Club proudly presents Bluegrass/Bluegrass Gospel featuring “Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver” Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Appomattox County High School, 198 Evergreen Ave. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door. You may purchase tickets at Napa in Appomattox, F & L Market in Lynchburg and Taylor Forbes Equipment in Farmville. Also you can purchase tickets online at or make checks payable to ACHS and Mail to c/o Tony Clifton P.O. Box 373 Appomattox Va., 24522 or visit our website 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 Jackie Davenport of Dillwyn on Friday, Feb. 8, Grace Hudgins of Cumberland on Saturday, Feb. 9, Gladys Lesueur of Dillwyn on Sunday, Feb. 10, Bonnie Williams of Arvonia and Tabitha Gough of Lynchburg both celebrating birthdays on Wednesday, Feb. 13 and Wayne Davenport of Dillwyn on Thursday Feb. 14.

Happy anniversary wishes to these two very special couples this week, William and Carolyn Whitehead of Dillwyn on Saturday, Feb. 9 and Wayne and Tempy Davenport also of Dillwyn on Thursday, Feb. 14.

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

Did you know? the croissant was invented in Austria.

Note: February is Black History Month and Heart Month.

ANNIE MAY MILES can be reached at