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Exhibit

Cumberland

Every exhibit in Cumberland has a story to tell

By Barbara Gamage Special to The Farmville Herald Every exhibit tells a story. And that’s especially true at the Cumberland County Historical Society, where the ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Friday, February 16, 2024 12:39 pm

Dr. Witherspoon

Columns

Dr. Witherspoon: Get it right

One must remain on the cutting edge. There was a new technique available for removing the gallbladder. They could now remove it using a thin ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Friday, February 16, 2024 10:17 am

TAMMY MULCHI

Tammy Mulchi: Crossover is finally here

After weeks of hard work, we have finally crossed the halfway point in the General Assembly. But make no mistake, we are about to get ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Thursday, February 15, 2024 12:00 pm

OPINION

Edward Strickler: ‘The mystery of the forlorn photos’

In my earlier column, you might remember I mentioned trash that my husband and I found around the area. Let’s talk some more about litter.  ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Wednesday, February 14, 2024 12:00 pm

Moton Museum

MOTON MUSEUM

Moton Museum: Barbara Johns had something to say…and so do we

Happy Black History Month from the Moton Museum. We anticipate a very busy month here at Moton. Make sure you schedule your visit soon! On ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Sunday, February 11, 2024 7:01 pm

Director Tsigaridas

WATERWORKS PLAYERS

Director Tsigaridas, I presume?

By Craig Challender Special to The Farmville Herald For The Waterworks Players, 2023-24 is becoming a season of “firsts.” Last October, “Godspell” was both Waterworks’ ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Friday, February 9, 2024 6:21 pm

DEVOTIONAL

Devotional — Christianity: Rules within relationship

Today I want to talk about how rules connect with relationship in Christianity. What is your view of Christianity? “Christianity is just another religion full ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Friday, February 9, 2024 7:45 am

TAMMY MULCHI

Tammy Mulchi: I want everyone to get a world-class education

The General Assembly continues to move along. Bills are passing out of the Senate and moving to the House. Some bills moving through the process ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Thursday, February 8, 2024 12:30 pm

Dr. Witherspoon

Diagnostic dilemma

A gentleman had suffered for years with right leg pain. An MRI of his lumbar spine demonstrated spinal stenosis, a narrowing of the spinal canal. ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Wednesday, February 7, 2024 2:43 pm

Guest Column

Tammy Mulchi: Things are moving fast in Richmond

The General Assembly is now in high gear. Committees are meeting and hundreds of bills are being considered. Full sessions of the Senate are getting ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Sunday, February 4, 2024 10:24 am

STEPS

BUSINESS

STEPS moves forward with plan for supportive housing project

People all over the region can testify to the need for the latest project from STEPS. Take 64-year-old Gregory Greene, who said he’d been in ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Friday, February 2, 2024 2:36 am

Letter to the Editor New Year President's List HB636

Buckingham

Letter to the Editor: HB636 needs to be dismantled

Let’s talk about HB636. Not long ago, the government tried to pass laws in Virginia to take control of private land if that land had ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Friday, February 2, 2024 12:12 am

Prince Edward Elementary crisis plan

Buckingham

Letter to the Editor: Renovations are needed in Prince Edward

In your Dec. 22 edition of The Farmville Herald, I read two letters to the editor criticizing the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors for ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Friday, February 2, 2024 12:04 am

Farmville

Columns

Edward Strickler: Farmville deals with ‘the case of the telltale litter’

There is a lot of litter around Farmville. Maybe most people don’t ‘see’ it. But once my husband and I started ‘seeing’ it everywhere, we ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Wednesday, January 31, 2024 7:37 am

Farmville Pride

Guest Column

Farmville Pride: Here’s why we need this in Central Virginia

Let’s talk about Farmville Pride. My life consists of eighteen years growing up and coming of age in the sun and shadows of Farmville, eighteen ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Sunday, January 28, 2024 2:27 pm

Guest Column

Tammy Mulchi: A look at my first week in the Assembly

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of columns from newly elected Virginia State Sen. Tammy Mulchi, detailing her first session in office. ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Friday, January 26, 2024 2:26 pm

Moton Museum

MOTON MUSEUM

Cainan Townsend: Moton Museum will be making history again

Happy New Year from the Moton Museum. As 2023 ended, we had much to be grateful for. Now the year 2024 brings many things to ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Friday, January 12, 2024 12:00 pm

Guest Column

Tom Noehren: Making the case for electing a Kennedy

Ballot access wasn’t the intended topic for this, but recent events couldn’t be ignored.  Almost every state in America only guarantees ballot access in federal, ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Friday, January 5, 2024 5:39 pm

Prince Edward schools Farmville Pride

YOUR TURN

Farmville Pride: Give the gift of love and acceptance

Meagan Irving is writing this month’s column for Farmville Pride. The holidays are amongst us and for many, they bring thoughts of togetherness and family ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Thursday, January 4, 2024 12:00 pm

Guest Column

Kayla Williams: So, what exactly do I do?

Respiratory season is in full force. How do I know? Since Friday, Dec. 15, I have received close to 130 positive flu cases. My team ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Friday, December 29, 2023 10:57 am

Cainan Townsend

Cainan Townsend: There’s a lot coming from the Moton Museum

With the end of the 2023 year, we wanted to take the time to tell everyone we appreciate their support this year. This has been ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Wednesday, December 13, 2023 12:52 pm

Guest Column

Garden Muse: Winter feeding and care for Houseplants

During the fall and winter months when the natural light levels are lower, and temperatures are much cooler, most plants do not need fertilizer or ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Friday, December 1, 2023 5:52 pm

YOUR TURN

Tom Noehren: It’s Kennedy for me

Sixty years ago, in November of 1963, President John F. Kennedy was murdered in Dallas, Texas and succeeded by his Vice President, Lyndon Johnson. Five ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Wednesday, November 29, 2023 12:00 pm

OPINION

Josh Blakely: If we only…

Over the past several years, I’ve worked in an academic program that challenges undergraduate students to learn about civic issues while exploring their impacts in ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Thursday, November 23, 2023 12:00 pm

MOTON MUSEUM

Cainan Townsend: A look inside Moton

We wanted to take the time to highlight part of the museum that people may not think about regularly, but should. The Moton Museum Bookstore. ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Thursday, November 16, 2023 12:46 pm

Guest Column

Trudy Berry: Marijuana legislation is not perfect

Editor’s Note: After last week’s Q & A, State Sen. Frank Ruff wanted to add a bit more to the discussion we had on marijuana. ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Sunday, October 29, 2023 10:10 am

Guest Column

Hanna Bailey: LGBTQ+ History Month is for Lovers

The phrase “Virginia is for Lovers,” became Virginia’s motto in 1969. Some 400 miles away in New York, the Stonewall riots initiated the LGBTQ+ pride ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Thursday, October 26, 2023 5:34 pm

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