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Welcome to the neighborhood

Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee will be hosting its regular monthly meeting on Sunday, Jan. 12, at 3 p.m. at the Cumberland Community Center located at 45 South and Davenport Road in Cumberland. The purpose of this meeting is to inform Cumberland County residents and surrounding counties with updated information as to why this mega landfill will be detrimental to everyone. All are welcome.

Belated happy birthday wishes go out this week to T.J. Waycaster of Powhatan on Sunday, Jan. 5, and the Rev. Clyde Senger of Crewe on Monday, Jan. 6.

Happy birthday wishes go out this week to the following people: Angie Sprouse of Cumberland on Friday, Jan. 10; Mary Dimmie of Farmville and Margaret Cole of Cumberland, both having birthdays on Tuesday, Jan. 14.

The Buckingham County Christian Fellowship Assoc. will be having its annual monthly meeting on Saturday, Jan. 11, at Welcome Wesleyan Church located 26599 North James Madison Highway, New Canton. Everyone is welcome to attend and bring a covered dish for the meal. For more information call President Barry Miles at (804) 492-5806 or cell (434) 315-4181.

Special happy anniversary wishes go out this week to Ralph and Fern Dunnavant of Dillwyn on Sunday, Jan. 12.

The Appomattox County Athletic Booster Club proudly presents Bluegrass/Bluegrass Gospel featuring “Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver” on Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. at Appomattox County High School (ACHS), 198 Evergreen Avenue. You may purchase tickets at Napa in Appomattox, Wilkes Jewelers in Appomattox, F & L Market in Lynchburg and Taylor Forbes Equipment in Farmville or online at lynchburgtickets.com. Make checks payable to ACHS and mail to c/o Tony Clifton, P.O. Box 373, Appomattox, Va. 24522 or visit our website www.appomattox bluegrass.com. For more information call Tony at (434) 660-7101.

Family, friends and neighbors would like to take this opportunity to welcome Rodney and Sandra Ownby of Dillwyn into their new home in which they moved into between Thanksgiving and Christmas after losing their home and possessions to a fire in the summer of 2019. On Sunday, Jan. 5, a Christmas celebration was held with a number of family members attending with great food, fun and fellowship.