Staci Bridge, Author at Farmville

Columns

Trents Mill News: Christmas lights set to turn on at Bear Creek

It’s about that time of year again. We put up decorations, organize a tree and finally switch on the Christmas lights. Did you know the ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Saturday, November 19, 2022 8:43 am

Cumberland

Sorority helps student attend state program

A local sorority chapter helped one Cumberland County student learn more about government recently. Nalonda Henderson, a senior at Cumberland County High School, participated in ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Friday, November 18, 2022 12:34 pm

Buckingham

Hollifield completed power line program

Morgan Hollifield, of Crewe, completed the Southside Virginia Community College Power Line Worker Training Program in August. Cottrell is a graduate of Central High School ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Thursday, September 1, 2022 3:38 pm

Local

Dispensers keep school milk cold, cut back on carton waste

Cartons aren’t the only way to deliver nutritious milk to growing students. Milk dispensers — like soda machines but for milk — have the potential ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Tuesday, August 9, 2022 12:36 pm

Cumberland

Adventures for the younger children set

Nature Tykes is a new activity for youth ages 4-7 years old. Younger children often get left out of recreational activities. But at the same ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Friday, August 5, 2022 12:08 pm

OBITUARIES

John Stafford Peale

Sept. 2, 1936 – April 22, 2022 The Rev. Dr. John Stafford Peale, a scholar and teacher who loved the life of the mind, died ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Friday, April 29, 2022 5:55 pm

Local

Morton to give commencement speech

Vera (Dove) Morton of Farmville, who will graduate with an associate degree in Liberal Arts from Virginia Western Community College, was selected as the Student ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Saturday, April 23, 2022 7:13 pm

Local

Virginia farm exports reached all-time high

If Virginia farmers were playing in a basketball tournament, they’d be a top-seeded team. That’s according to Gov. Glenn Youngkin, a basketball fan and self-proclaimed ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Friday, April 8, 2022 7:03 am

Farmville

Spring is here

The signs of spring were a welcome sight in the Farmville area this past weekend. The spring equinox occurs when the Sun crosses the equator ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Friday, March 25, 2022 5:21 pm

Education

Biochemistry concentration offered

As of this academic year, Longwood has a new option for chemistry majors who are interested in integrating the study of biology with chemistry—a new ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Thursday, March 17, 2022 10:36 am

Columns

Devotional — Faithfulness in a new world order

Last week as the plane wheels touched down at the Lynchburg airport, I thanked the Lord for a wonderful experience at the Houston All-Breeds Livestock ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Saturday, March 12, 2022 3:19 pm

Education

Scholarship created in memory of Todd Schinabeck

Family and friends have chosen to honor the life of Todd Schinabeck by establishing a scholarship supporting students in Southside Virginia Community College’s Power Line ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Friday, March 11, 2022 2:43 pm

cumberland county public schools

Scholarship money given

Bruce Robinson, chairman of the Cumberland County Public Schools Foundation, Inc., received a $6,000 check for scholarships from Barbara Daniels and Diane Green of the ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Wednesday, March 17, 2021 6:00 am

OBITUARIES

Mary Frances Blatcher

Mary Frances Blatcher, 78, passed unexpectedly and peacefully on October 20th. She was preceded in death by her mother, Virginia Kettley Blatcher, father, John O. ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Thursday, October 22, 2020 10:09 am

Longwood

Honors college dean named

Chris Kukk has been named as the new dean of Longwood’s honors college. Kukk, the professor of political science and social science and founding director ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Thursday, June 4, 2020 1:23 pm

CHURCH & COMMUNITY

Church and community events

The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Friday. Items must be submitted by 10 a.m. Monday for that Friday’s calendar. Events should be ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Thursday, April 16, 2020 11:35 am

Longwood

Honors bands performances set

The 25th annual Longwood Honors Jazz Ensemble and the 29th annual Honors Concert Band performances will be held on Friday, Jan. 10, at 7:30 p.m. ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Friday, December 27, 2019 9:56 am

Farmville

An evening with author and plantsman Augustus Jenkins Farmer

On Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 6 p.m., The Heritage Garden Club and Heart of Virginia Master Gardeners will co-sponsor “Deep Rooted Wisdom,” an evening with ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Monday, October 14, 2019 2:34 pm

Church & Community

Fall sewing class

First Baptist Church (FBC) in Dillwyn is offering a 10-week sewing class on Wednesdays from 4-6 p.m. beginning Wednesday, Sept. 5, through Nov. 14. The ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Thursday, August 23, 2018 8:29 am

Education

Starting school with smiles

With backpacks and school supplies at the helm, children ranging from preschool to fifth grade entered Fuqua Lower School for their first day back at ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Thursday, August 16, 2018 3:04 pm

Business

Robinson is new provider

Susan Robinson — a registered nurse and nurse practitioner — has joined Centra Medical Group’s Cumberland clinic. According to a Centra press release, Robinson is ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Tuesday, March 7, 2017 10:41 am

Columns

Victory Baptist to host dinner Saturday

Happy birthday wishes are sent out this week to Sara Davis, of New Canton, Friday Feb. 24; and Georgia Kitchen, of Dillwyn, Wednesday, March 1. ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Thursday, February 23, 2017 8:59 am

Uncategorized

VMI Lobby Day held

Del. James Edmunds, right, met with Liam Burke, of Farmville, for VMI Lobby Day on Thursday, Feb. 16. Read more

by Staci Bridge, Tuesday, February 21, 2017 1:59 pm

Church & Community

Golden Belles share meal and fellowship

Members of the Golden Belles, of Cumberland County, recently gathered at the home of Betty Foster to share a covered dish meal and fellowship. Pictured ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Thursday, January 26, 2017 10:44 am

News

Park seeks project volunteers

Appomattox Court House National Historical Park is seeking volunteers to assist in trail maintenance on the park’s History/Nature Trail on Saturday, Feb. 4. According to a ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Thursday, January 19, 2017 2:19 pm

Lifestyle Main

Labor Day on Main Street

Labor Day being a holiday didn’t mean folks just stayed home and lounged around. Plenty of people made their way through Farmville on Monday. This ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Thursday, September 8, 2016 7:01 am

Farmville

Hearing set on commission change

A September public hearing is set to hear and gather comments about increasing ward representation on the Farmville Planning Commission. The unanimous action to hold ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Thursday, August 11, 2016 5:38 pm

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