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Kaitlin O’Brien, Author at Farmville

Church & Community

Rotary Club Holds Reading, Gifts Books

Members of the Farmville Rotary Club performed a reading of “When I Grow Up” by “Weird Al” Yankovic for second grade students at Cumberland County ... Read more

by Kaitlin O’Brien, Tuesday, June 16, 2015 3:58 pm

Columns

Crafting A ‘New Image’

My uncle needs a new image, or so he claims. Good publicity, he says. We tease that when he does something of import, his image ... Read more

by Kaitlin O’Brien, Tuesday, June 16, 2015 2:04 pm

Cumberland

Betty Scales Day Established To Honor Teacher’s Legacy

CUMBERLAND — “This is the beginning of something big,” Betty Lou Gilliam Scales told The Herald in an interview last summer. Regarding a resolution to ... Read more

by Kaitlin O’Brien, Thursday, June 11, 2015 1:24 pm

Cumberland

Not Running On Empty: Backpacks Provide For Hungry Students

CUMBERLAND — Have you ever noticed how difficult it is to focus on anything when you’re hungry? For some students, leaving school on Friday means ... Read more

by Kaitlin O’Brien, Tuesday, June 9, 2015 5:13 pm

Education

Memorial Gardens Dedicated At CES

The Children’s Memorial Gardens at Cumberland Elementary School was dedicated in memory of young students who have passed and in honor of their families and ... Read more

by Kaitlin O’Brien, Thursday, June 4, 2015 5:52 pm

Cumberland

Whirley Awarded CPO Of The Year

CUMBERLAND — Serving as the Cumberland County game warden for the past seven years, Senior CPO Jessica Whirley has been named the Virginia Department of ... Read more

by Kaitlin O’Brien, Thursday, June 4, 2015 5:00 pm

Cumberland

Squad Receives Extra Funds

With an April response rate of 82.5 percent (up from 46 percent in February), the Cumberland Volunteer Rescue Squad (CVRS) requested that the board of ... Read more

by Kaitlin O’Brien, Tuesday, June 2, 2015 12:38 pm

Cumberland

‘The Best Is Yet To Come’ For The Cumberland County Class Of 2015

CUMBERLAND — “The best is yet to come, and won’t that be fine? You think you’ve seen the sun, but you ain’t seen it shine.” ... Read more

by Kaitlin O’Brien, Wednesday, May 27, 2015 7:29 am