Stop Cumberland County landfill

Published 7:57 am Thursday, May 2, 2019

The 41st annual Hudgins Family Reunion will be held Sunday, May 19, from noon – 5 p.m. at the home of James and Virginia Boyles located at 281 Agee Lane, Cumberland. All family members and guests are welcome to attend and bring your favorite dish.

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, Facebook page at or email NoMegaLandfill@ The next meeting will be Sunday, May 19, at 3 p.m. at the Cumberland Community Center located at 45 South and Davenport Road.

There will be a yard sale and craft fair May 4, from 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Southworth Power Equipment, 1273 Anderson Hwy., Cumberland, to benefit Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee. Vendors are welcome. Reserve your space by May 1 by calling (804) 308-5748. Donations gladly accepted. Items left over will be auctioned off on-site at 1:30 p.m.

Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee is now selling Krispy Kreme products to raise money to fight the mega landfill in Cumberland County. All sales are prepaid. Delivery date will be May 4 at Southworth Power Equipment located at 1273 Andersonville Highway from 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. To order call (804) 308-5748.

The Buckingham County Christian Fellowship Association, a nonprofit organization, will be hosting their regular monthly meeting on Monday, May 6, at 5 p.m. at Merks Place Restaurant in Farmville. All members and their guests are welcome to attend and plan to pay for their 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 Cumberland County Board of Supervisors monthly meeting is held every second Tuesday unless otherwise announced at 7 p.m. in the Cumberland County Courtroom.

The 2019 Annual Spring Miles Reunion was held Saturday, April 27, at Golden Corral, Southside in Richmond. A nice crowd enjoyed great food, fun and fellowship.

Happy birthday wishes go out this week to the following people: Carol Luke of Farmville on Sunday, May 5; Claire Landis of Farmville and Ginger Guthrie of Cumberland both having birthdays on Tuesday, May 7.

Victory Baptist Church, Spout Spring, will be hosting a special dedication service for their new building, formerly Salem United Methodist Church, on Sunday, May 19, at 2 p.m. Pastor Jeff Worley and the entire congregation welcome all to attend as they continue the work of the Lord that was started many years ago by the former church. For further information contact Pastor Jeff Worley at (434) 283-4657 or cell (434) 942-4652

The Buckingham County Christian Fellowship Association, a nonprofit organization, is sponsoring a one day bus trip to The Wohlfahrt Haus Dinner Theatre (WHDT) in Wytheville, to the show called “A Country Gospel.” WHDT is happy to present its version of “good ol’” country gospel. The production will feature favorite songs that we grew up singing from spiritual, happy, hand-clapping numbers to sweet beautiful inspirational hymns played by its own talented musicians. So come and join us in this opportunity to praise the Lord. Pickup will be at the Food Lion in Dillwyn, Farmers Bank parking lot in Appomattox and Walmart parking lot in Lynchburg. Limited seating available. For more information contact President Barry Miles at (804) 492-5806 or (434) 315-5806.

Free adult education/ GED classes, both day and night classes 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.

A reminder to mark your calendars now for the following events, Heart of VA Festival, downtown Farmville, Saturday; May Fest, Buckingham County Day, Saturday, May 11, at the Historic Village Wayside; and Crewe Homecoming, Saturday, May 18.

Remember that Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 12.

ANNIE MAY MILES can be reached at