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Eliminating hunger — one bowl at a time

On Sunday the Citizen Leadership and Social Justice Education Departments at Longwood University and Robert Russa Moton Museum hosted an Empty Bowls event as part ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Thursday, November 1, 2018 8:51 am

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Honoring the forgotten

Known as the forgotten war, more Americans gave their lives during World War I than the Korean and Vietnam wars combined. Surprisingly there isn’t a ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Thursday, September 20, 2018 9:04 am

PUBLISHER'S NOTEBOOK

An ideal educational tool

Many of today’s classrooms are filled with all types of emerging technologies, which educators use to enhance their students’ educational experiences. However, area newspapers have ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Thursday, August 30, 2018 9:14 pm

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The last blast!

Campers, counselors and family celebrated at the Southside Virginia Family YMCA summer day camp “The Last Blast” party Friday, Aug. 3. The theme of this ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Thursday, August 9, 2018 9:53 am

Local

Garbage route changes for Independence Day

FARMVILLE- In observance of Independence Day, Wednesday July 4, the Town of Farmville Public Works Department will be closed. There will be no residential or ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Thursday, June 28, 2018 7:36 pm

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Make it a Fourth of July to remember

At the mention of Fourth of July I begin to anticipate barbecue, fresh corn, the gathering of family and friends, and of course fireworks. It ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Thursday, June 28, 2018 11:51 am

Local

Public hearing for Farmville Hospitality, LLC cancelled

Kate Pickett Eggleston Director of Economic Development for Prince Edward County has advised that the public hearing that was scheduled for tonight at 7 p.m. on a rezoning ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 5:00 pm

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Let there be ducks

It was a first for downtown Farmville, thousands of bright yellow rubber ducks bobbing and “racing” down the Appomattox river at The United Way of ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Tuesday, June 5, 2018 9:41 am

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A reminder that freedom isn’t free

Memorial Day, celebrated on the last Monday in May, is often referred to as the unofficial start of summer. However, it is so much more ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Thursday, May 24, 2018 2:54 pm

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A knight to remember

Buckingham County High School’s Class of 2018 assembled at the school’s gymnasium May 11 to celebrate graduation with family members and friends. Numerous students decorated ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Thursday, May 17, 2018 8:15 am

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A job well done

Sunday the Prince Edward County High School (PECHS) drama team presented “B. Rose! The Musical” at the inaugural Barbara Rose Johns Day Celebration at the ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Friday, April 27, 2018 2:40 pm

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Let there be wine!

Live music filled the air at Riverside Park in downtown Farmville Saturday as hundreds of event-goers attended the annual Farmville Wine Festival. According to Cheryl ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:09 am

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A visit with Uncle Sam

It’s quickly approaching April 15 and with it comes my annual visit with my least favorite uncle, Sam. I wish I could say this was ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10:29 am

HEART OF VIRGINIA

Newsprint shortage

Supply is tightening, and you are affected The paper (newsprint) used to print The Farmville Herald you hold in your hands cost 10 percent more ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Tuesday, April 3, 2018 12:29 pm

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Don’t become a statistic

February is National Heart Health Month, and according to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Tuesday, February 6, 2018 10:34 am

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Giving credit where credit is due

As is often the case on the opinion page, we like to take the opportunity in our columns to commend those in the community who ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Thursday, January 25, 2018 4:32 pm

HEART OF VIRGINIA

Inclement weather closings update

Schools across the Heart of Virginia are seeing closings due to inclement weather. Prince Edward County Public Schools, Buckingham County Public Schools, Cumberland County Public ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Tuesday, January 16, 2018 7:56 pm

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Choosing to believe

Eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote to the editor of New York’s The Sun asking for help in answering one of childhood’s most lingering questions. Francis Pharcellus ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Thursday, December 21, 2017 3:26 pm

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Holiday good reads

The sweet sights and sounds of Christmas are a reminder and an opportunity for us to put political differences aside and come together in peace. ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Friday, December 1, 2017 9:00 am

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Let the holiday festivities begin

Calling all chefs, cooks, and lovers of good food. Do you or a family member make cornbread that is ‘to die for,’ have a crab ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Thursday, November 2, 2017 9:11 pm

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Shades of pink

October, in our area, is known for beautiful colors, warm shades of red, bright and vibrant yellows, brilliant oranges and also a soft, warm pink.  ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Tuesday, October 10, 2017 10:39 am

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It’s time for the fair

It may still be hot outside and feel like summer, but, as of last Friday, it’s officially fall and the season for festivals and fairs.  ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Tuesday, September 26, 2017 10:17 am

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She commends initiative

As evidenced in Friday’s edition of The Herald, (“Teachers donate to local causes),” each Friday at Prince Edward County High School teachers may donate $1 ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Tuesday, August 29, 2017 1:41 pm

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Tips on beating the heat

I t’s been hot — and I mean really hot outside. The temperature gauge in my car recently read 102 degrees Fahrenheit. I had to ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Tuesday, August 8, 2017 12:49 pm

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‘Unique opportunities’

Two firsts, of which I hope there are many more, for the High Bridge Trail took place recently. The longest pedestrian bridge in Virginia, High ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Monday, July 3, 2017 12:18 pm

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‘Putting his feet to the pedals’

Just hearing the word cancer in relation to a loved one strikes fear into our hearts, but especially so when it relates to a child. ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Tuesday, June 6, 2017 11:54 am

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Giving thanks for mom

Mother’s Day is a holiday we celebrate and give thanks to the woman/women in our lives who have, in many circumstances, had more to do ... Read more

by Betty Ramsey, Tuesday, May 9, 2017 10:26 am

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