Welcome spring

Published 8:16 am Thursday, March 28, 2019

The Buckingham County Christian Fellowship Association, a nonprofit organization, will be hosting its regular monthly meeting Monday at 5 p.m. at Hatcher Baptist Church Cumberland. All members are asked to bring a covered dish for the meal. This will be followed by the annual flower/plant exchange which is optional. For further information or to learn more about the group, contact President Barry Miles at home (804) 492-5806 or cell (434) 315-4181.

Cumberland County Landfill Alert 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 LoveCentraVA.Com or Facebook page at FB.me/LoveCentralVA or email NoMegaLandfill@ LoveCentralVA.com The next meeting will be Sunday, April 14, at 3 p.m. at the Cumberland Community Center located at 45 south and Davenport Road.

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 fish fry Saturday, April 13, at 5 p.m. at Mulberry Grove Baptist Church located 13283 West James Anderson Hwy., Buckingham. Dinner to include fried fish, baked beans, fresh coleslaw, french fries, dessert and beverage all for a donation. You may eat in or takeout. At 6 p.m., enjoy Bluegrass Gospel music at its best featuring “The Old Time Gospel Singers” of Crewe. Door prizes 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.

The Appomattox County Athletic Booster Club proudly presents Bluegrass/Bluegrass Gospel featuring “Dailey & Vincent” March 31 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, Taylor Forbes Equipment in Farmville, 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 www.appomattoxbluegrass.com. 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 birthday wishes go out this week to the following people: Linda Seay of Chesterfield on Friday, March 29; Donna Cooke of Cartersville Saturday, March 30; Debbie England of Dillwyn, March 31; Bill Humphrey of Howardsville and David Hawks both on Tuesday, April 2.

Happy anniversary wishes go out this week to Charles and Margaret Yates of Dillwyn on Monday, April 1 and David and Pat Hawks of Cumberland on Tuesday, April 2.

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

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

Did you know? A rainbow can be seen only in the morning or late afternoon. It can occur daily when the sun is 40 degrees or less above the horizon.

ANNIE MAE MILES can be reached at fatcat091@verizon.net.