Love is in the air

Published 9:57 am Thursday, February 14, 2019

The Backyard Outlaws will have a Fish Fry & Racer’s Call Out on Saturday, starting at noon until, at the Bright Hope Center, 3885 Cumberland Road, Cumberland. Great food, music and fellowship. If the weather permits bring your ride for display and start a conversation. For more information please contact any member or visit the Facebook page. Hope to see you there!

Free adult education/ GED classes. Both day and night classes are available. Education gives you the chance to succeed. For more information contact Lois Hicks at (434) 736- 2048 or (804) 586-7489. Sponsored by Southside Virginia Community College.

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.

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Visiting in the home of James and Virginia Boyles of Cumberland on Saturday afternoon were Annie May Miles of Dillwyn and Barry and Linda Miles of Cumberland. A nice visit was had by all.

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 further information visit its website LoveCentraVA.Com or Facebook page at, or email NoMegaLandfill@LoveCentralVA. com. The next meeting will be Sunday, March 10, at 3 p.m. at the Cumberland Community Center located at 45 South and Davenport Road.

A Parent/Community information night on Human Trafficking will be held on Monday from 6-7 p.m. at the Cumberland High School/ Cumberland Elementary School Cafetorium. The purpose of this event is to learn the facts about the second largest international crime industry primarily targeting women and children. This event is being sponsored by The Cumberland Woman’s Club and Cumberland County Public Schools.

The Appomattox County Athletic Booster Club proudly presents Bluegrass/Bluegrass Gospel featuring “The Kody Norris Show” on March 10 at 2 p.m. at the Appomattox County High School, 198 Evergreen Avenue. 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 www. 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 Courtroom.

Happy special birthday wishes go out this week to a very special friend and neighbor Wayne Lipscomb of Cumberland on Tuesday, Feb. 19. Happy anniversary wishes go out this week to the following couples: Mike and Joy Yoder of Cumberland on Saturday, Feb. 16, Rodney and Sandra Ownby of Dillwyn on Tuesday, Feb. 19, Pastor Clyde and Eloise Senger of Crewe on Wednesday, Feb. 20, and Wednesday, Feb. 20, Sammy and Debbie Kress of Spout Springs.

Buckingham Baptist Church located Route 15 North of Dillwyn at 24234 North James Madison Hwy., will be hosting special services on Sunday, Feb. 24,. at 11 a.m. Morning Worship will begin to feature Gospel Music at its best by Abby Jones. This will be followed by lunch in the church fellowship hall. All are welcome to attend. For further information contact Jo Lang at (434) 581-1948.

A speedy recovery is sent out to all those who are sick and shut-in. Did you know? When two lovers gaze at each others’ eyes, their heart rate synchronize.

Note: February is Black History Month and Heart Month.

ANNIE MAY MILES can be reached at