Sarah McCormick, Author at Farmville

Farmville Rotary

Nonprofits

Farmville Rotary looks to help nonprofits improve the ‘quality of life’

How can we improve the quality of life for people living in Prince Edward County? That’s a question the Farmville Rotary Club wants to answer. ... Read more

by Sarah McCormick, Tuesday, October 17, 2023 6:00 am

Buckingham County artist

Buckingham

Buckingham County artist wants to help people through painting

She just wanted to help. When Buckingham County artist Cris Arbo learned about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, it reminded her of World War II. She ... Read more

by Sarah McCormick, Wednesday, June 21, 2023 7:00 pm

absentee ballots Prince Edward early voting

Education

What is a ‘voter friendly campus’? Longwood earns rare label

FARMVILLE – What is a voter friendly campus? Longwood University earned the designation this month, given out by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators ... Read more

by Sarah McCormick, Wednesday, June 21, 2023 6:30 am

Fashion Show

BUSINESS

Setting the Stage: Fashion show lays groundwork for future projects

RICE – It took weeks of planning, plenty of organizing and a couple prayers, asking for the weather to cooperate. In the end, it was ... Read more

by Sarah McCormick, Friday, April 28, 2023 6:32 pm

Farmville Wine Festival

Farmville

Farmville Wine Festival rescheduled due to weather

Update: Due to the severe thunderstorms expected in this area today, the Farmville Wine Festival has been moved to Sunday, April 23. Already purchased tickets ... Read more

by Sarah McCormick, Saturday, April 22, 2023 2:06 am

Farmville fashion show

Farmville

Farmville business owners organize fashion show for this weekend

FARMVILLE – Working women and busy moms know how difficult it can be to shop for themselves – many times forgoing the task altogether by ... Read more

by Sarah McCormick, Friday, April 14, 2023 6:45 am

Juneteenth celebration

MOTON MUSEUM

Collection Day comes to Moton Museum this week

FARMVILLE – History is a thing best preserved for all of those who wish to experience the times gone by. At the Moton Museum, that’s ... Read more

by Sarah McCormick, Thursday, April 13, 2023 1:27 am

Cumberland High

Public Schools

Making History: Cumberland High students compete for a state title

CUMBERLAND – Sophia Crespo and Abbie Winslow now have a permanent spot in the Virginia history books. The two 10th graders from Cumberland High School ... Read more

by Sarah McCormick, Tuesday, March 7, 2023 12:47 am

Prince Edward County Cannery

Prince Edward

State helps Prince Edward County Cannery fund improvements

FARMVILLE – Home canners, hobbyists and small businesses alike can officially get excited: the Prince Edward County Cannery just received a large state-funded grant, and ... Read more

by Sarah McCormick, Friday, January 27, 2023 6:46 pm

Farmville Police Prince Edward County Fuqua School

Farmville

Planned Farmville speed zone hits legal snag

FARMVILLE – The proposed Farmville speed zone was supposed to take effect next month on Griffin Boulevard. Instead, it’s run into a dead-end, thanks to ... Read more

by Sarah McCormick, Tuesday, December 27, 2022 5:27 am

Farmville Downtown Partnership

Farmville Downtown Partnership

The Office is a Caboose: Farmville Downtown Partnership relocates

FARMVILLE – A train caboose is not something most people would envision situating their office in. However, the Farmville Downtown Partnership staff like to think ... Read more

by Sarah McCormick, Tuesday, December 20, 2022 12:41 am

Katherine Cobb

Columns

A Dog’s Tale: Katherine Cobb merges fiction with life in her writing

The first time a story written by Katherine Cobb showed up in Prince Edward County, it was 2009. One of her short stories was published ... Read more

by Sarah McCormick, Saturday, December 17, 2022 2:14 am

Cumberland

TOWN OF FARMVILLE

Virginia Children’s Book Festival will grant some holiday wishes

FARMVILLE – The sun will set, the music will play and the lights will go on this Friday, as Farmville holds its annual tree lighting ... Read more

by Sarah McCormick, Thursday, November 17, 2022 12:26 am

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Farmville

Feeding Farmville: A meal with heart

FARMVILLE – When Reverend Matthew Sorenson of St. John’s Lutheran Church made the move from Niagara Falls to Farmville, he wanted to do something special ... Read more

by Sarah McCormick, Tuesday, November 8, 2022 8:30 am