Staci Bridge, Author at Farmville

Richmond Symphony


Richmond Symphony performance at Jarman set

The Richmond Symphony (RSO) will return to the Jarman Auditorium stage at Longwood University this month for a special Symphony Series performance featuring a mix ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Sunday, February 12, 2023 8:58 am


Wayne Edward Wright

Wayne Edward Wright, 64 of Farmville, passed away Dec. 30. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 7, at 3 p.m., in the Chapel ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Friday, January 6, 2023 2:12 am


David M. Bolden

David M. Bolden, 61 of Dillwyn, passed away Dec. 19. Funeral service was held on Tuesday, Dec. 27, at 1 p.m., at Chief Cornerstone Baptist ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Friday, December 30, 2022 4:34 pm


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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