New library is a winner

Published 6:00 am Friday, April 16, 2021

The Buckingham County Public Library was recently awarded the Buckingham County Chamber of Commerce Community Pride Award. “This state-of-the-art library has been a vision for many years now for the county,” Chamber Community Pride Award Chairman Thomas Jordan Miles III said. “The chamber is proud of the many offerings and programming now available to all county residents. This library is a model for other counties and communities to emulate.” From left are chamber representatives Barbara Wheeler, Miles, Sandra Moss, Ruth Lyle, Faye Shumaker, Krishna Jo Melendez and library staff Amy White, Anne Echols, Grace Barlow, Joyce Cameron, Rick Ewing, Brenda Hackett and Latrice Pearl.

Wolfbane Productions is officially reopened following the relaunch this past weekend with Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express” adapted for the stage by Ken Ludwig.

The show runs for three more weeks, April 15-May 2, with limited seating.

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To meet ticket demand, two additional matinee performances have been added to the run on Saturday, April 17 and 24, at 3 p.m.

Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the luxurious Orient Express in its tracks. An American tycoon lies dead in his compartment, his door locked from the inside. Isolated and with a killer in their midst, the passengers rely on detective Hercule Poirot to identify the murderer – in case he or she decides to strike again. Winner of the 2021 Audience Choice Poll, this show is a thrilling, suspenseful rollercoaster of a murder mystery.

“If you haven’t yet, buy a ticket. It was phenomenal,” patron Sherri Davenport of Farmville said. “They went above and beyond not only with their safety precautions, but with