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Landfill awareness meeting is Sunday

The Cumberland County Landfill Awareness group will have a Community Town Hall Meeting July 12, at 3 p.m. at the Cumberland County Community Center located at 11 Davenport Road in Cumberland. All are welcome to attend to find out updated information concerning the proposed mega landfill in Cumberland County. The meeting may be attended in-person or virtually by calling 1-571- 317-3112. Enter access code 378-814-269.

Buckingham Baptist Church located at 24234 North James Madison Highway in the Goldhill Area of New Canton will be hosting a drive-in service at 11 a.m. Sunday, July 12.

All those planning to attend the service should drive into the parking lot and remain in their cars throughout the service, having no contact with individuals while there and must leave following the service.

Hatcher Baptist Church of Cumberland will be hosting an in-house worship service Sunday, July 12, at 9 a.m. for those 60 years and older. Those 59 years and younger will attend the in-house worship service at 11 a.m. \ Those attending the in-house worship services must sit with their families and remain six feet apart from other individuals or families. Those who are attending one or the other of these services, and still feel uncomfortable going in, may remain in their cars and tune their car radio to FM 87.9 to hear the service. Also at 6 p.m., there will be a drive-in parking lot service for all ages. Those planning to attend the service should drive into the parking lot and remain in their cars or sit outside their vehicles with a lawn chair with their families.

Happy Birthday wishes go to Florence Miles, of Jetersville, who has a birthday Sunday, July 12, and Steve Morris of Dillwyn. His birthday is Monday, July 13.

Mt. Zion Baptist Church at 6277 Cartersville Road located in New Canton, will be having a virtual VBS this year. The theme will be Rocky Railway. There will be five days of lessons and activities along with snacks the week of July 13 – 17. Activity packets may be picked up at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Saturday, July 11, from noon to 3 p.m. and Sunday, July 12, from noon to 3 p.m. Instructions and videos will be on the church website and can be accessed through Facebook for each day. Please begin registering ASAP. Registration may be completed at the church website www.mt-zionbaptistchurch.com the church’s Facebook page or email the church at kimlightfoot@aol.com, for more information, call 434-581-1024.

Victory Baptist Church located at 4339 Salem Road Spout Springs will be hosting an in- house worship service Sunday, July 12, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Families may sit together with distances of six feet from the next individual or family. Pastor Jeff Worley and the entire congregation invites all to attend. For more information, contact Pastor Jeff at 434- 942-4652 or 434-283-4657.

The monthly meeting of the Buckingham County Christian Association scheduled for Monday, July 13, at 5 p.m. at Merk’s Place Restaurant has been canceled due to COVID-19.

Cedar Baptist Church at 3932 Bell Road in Dillwyn will have drive-in worship service Sunday, July 12, at 10 a.m. There will also be an 11:15 a.m. worship service inside the church sanctuary. Anyone attending the inside service will be asked to wear a mask.

All those planning to attend the service should drive into the parking lot and remain in their cars throughout the duration of the service, having no contact with individuals while there and must leave following the service.

Buckingham Baptist Church located at 24234 North James Madison Highway in the Goldhill Area of New Canton has canceled its July 12 homecoming service and activities due to COVID-19.

The 2020 Fluvanna County Fair normally held in August has been canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Jody Frye and his friend from Arizona visited in the home of Ralph and Fern Dunnavant of Dillwyn last week. Jody is the son of Fern Dunnavant.

The 33rd Annual Virginia Catfish Festival sponsored by the Southside Shrine Club to benefit Shriners Hospital for Children for 2020 has been canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Our thoughts and prayers this week go out to all the families who have recently lost loved ones.

ANNIE MAY MILES is the columnist for Trent’s Mill. She can be reached at fatcat091@verizon.net.