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Meet the candidates

Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee will be hosting its regular monthly meeting on Sunday, Sept. 8, at 3 p.m. at the Cumberland Community Center located at 45 South and Davenport Road, in Cumberland. At this meeting you will have the opportunity to meet the candidates who are running for public office in the November election for Cumberland County. Both new and re-elected candidates that choose to come will be given a chance to share with the citizens what their plans and goals are if elected. All are welcome.

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 birthday wishes go out this week to the following people: Shawn Gough of Wingina on Sunday, Sept. 1, Michael Boyles of Cumberland and Dorothy M. Micklen of Buckingham both celebrating birthdays on Tuesday, Sept. 3. Happy belated birthday wishes go out to a very special young lady, Linda Sue Lipscomb of Cumberland, on Thursday Aug. 29.

Welcome all to the 13th Annual Fellowship Gospel Singing featuring Smokey Wilson & Michael Wayne Smith. This will take place at Becky and Linda’s Powell’s home on Friday, Sept. 20, from 5-9 p.m. located at 460 Holland Road, Farmville. Food and drinks will be provided. All you will need is a chair and a desire for a blessing. Come and join us for a time of uplifting, praise and fellowship with friends and family. Bring a friend and remember to RSVP at (434) 315-0322) or (434) 547-0731 with number of guests. We hope to see you there.

The Buckingham County Christian Fellowship Association, a nonprofit organization, will be hosting its regular monthly meeting on Monday, Sept., 9 at 5 p.m. at Cedar Baptist Church, located U.S. 15 North of Dillwyn at 3932 Bell Road, Dillwyn. All members and their guests are welcome and asked to bring a covered dish for the meal. This will be followed by the September program featuring gospel music at its best by Bill Humphrey of Howardsville. For further information or to learn more about the group, contact President Barry Miles at home (804) 492-5806 or cell (434) 315-4181.

Happy Anniversary wishes go out this week to a very special couple, Evangelist Alan and Tammy Gough on Sunday, Sept. 3. Happy belated anniversary wishes go out to two very special couples, Wayne and Linda Sue Lipscomb of Cumberland and Wilson and Pauline Shores of Cartersville, both on Wednesday Aug. 28.

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

Reminder, Labor Day is Monday, Sept. 2, the last official holiday weekend of the summer. We trust that you and your family will have a safe one in wherever you go and whatever you do.

Annie May Miles is the columnist for Trent’s Mill News. She can be reached at fatcat091@verizon.net.