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Students ‘embody spirit of Barbara Johns’ through Change Awards

A leader in the Civil Rights Movement and Prince Edward County historical icon is still making an impact ...

substitute teachers two-hour delay early closings absence numbers

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Anthony Anderson: As we see progress, we will continue the march

Like many students at Longwood University, I have immersed myself in the campus culture. I strive to live ...

Rev. Samuel Williams Jr.

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‘A remarkable human’: Rev. Samuel Williams Jr inspires community

When you look back over the Civil Rights movement, over everything from Brown v. Board of Education to ...

Rev. Francis Griffin Civil Rights

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A ‘lost generation’ reflects: Civil Rights fight continued after court

The story doesn’t end with the Brown v. Board of Education ruling. In fact, reactions to that case ...

Louis Gould

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‘Part of My Purpose’: Louis Gould wants to start a domino effect

The idea is to start a domino effect of sorts. That’s how Louis Gould III views life.  “The ...

Barbara Rose Johns

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Who was Barbara Rose Johns? A holiday tribute

Editor’s note: As we celebrate her memory and honor her courage this month, we can forget at times ...

Brown V. Board of Education Build bridges

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‘It’s their vision’: Impact of Brown v. Board of Education continues

“When day is done, greet the dawn and not the setting sun.” That was the favorite quote of ...

Caleb Kimbrough

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Reaching Triple Digits: Coach Caleb Kimbrough hits 100 wins

Nobody had told him the numbers were that high. When Hampden-Sydney College basketball coach Caleb Kimbrough came back ...

Puppy Bowl

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Puppy Bowl: ‘It was love at first bark’

The Southside SPCA puppy known as ‘Flea Flicker’ is now somewhat of a local sensation. The 10-month old ...

Magic of Christmas

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Discovering the magic of Christmas, one tree at a time

It seems everyone knows the story of Charlie Brown making his way to a practically deserted Christmas tree ...

Luminary Trinity Memorial

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Upcoming luminary at Trinity Memorial is a celebration of life

As we head into the Christmas season, it’s a time to celebrate life. And one luminary program coming ...

Kimbrough Model Train

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Kimbrough model train world on-track for another holiday season

There was a time when Christmas wasn’t complete until you made a pilgrimage to Bevell’s Hardware in Blackstone ...

Wonderful World

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Cumberland Elementary students show off our ‘Wonderful World’

In October, Cumberland County Elementary School students let their “Imagination Take Flight” to decorate the entryway of the ...

tough times to Better Days


Better Days offers help in tough times for Farmville, region

Better Days Farmville has supported families and individuals in crisis since January 2022, and they have no plans ...

Holliday Creek

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From The Archive: In 1837, they found gold in Holliday Creek

In 1837, you didn’t have to go to California to strike gold. All you’d have had to do ...

Davis GMC

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Meet the man behind Davis GMC: Wayne Davis

Wayne Davis and his family have been a staple in Farmville for generations, providing reliable vehicles at Davis ...

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The History of Prince Edward County Courthouse

Editor’s note: Farmville-Prince Edward Historical Society President Jimmy Hurt presented a program on the history of the Prince ...

La Parota

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Food for thought — La Parota is a constant community favorite

Imagine walking in the doors of a modest Mexican restaurant off of South Main Street. You’re greeted by ...

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Farmville artisans create memories with their crafts

If you look it up in the dictionary, Merriam-Webster defines a craftsman as “a person who makes beautiful ...

Historic Homes of High Street

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Historic Homes of High Street: The 700 block

The Farmville-Prince Edward Historical Society recently held a meeting at Farmville Train Station where Jimmy Hurt and Caroline ...

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Serving It Up — Creamy tomato soup with homemade vegetable stock

It’s that wonderful time of year again in which the days are shorter, colder and we can’t wait ...

Jerry Todt

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A Farmville author creates his own Christmas miracle

During the winter season in Farmville, you likely get to spend some time with family around your fireplace, ...

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The lights go up in Farmville

It’s still somewhat of a new tradition in Farmville. Music plays, a switch is flipped and the lights ...

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From the Ground Up — Unsung heroes of the winter garden

As Sir Francis Bacon wrote in his essay on gardens, “There ought to be gardens for all months ...

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Editor’s Notebook — Christmas is about community

It’s not about the presents, although I’ve never turned one down. It’s also not about the decorations, although ...

Lions Club Shrimp Fest

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Farmville Lions Club finds a mouthwatering new way to serve

The Farmville Lion’s Club has served the town for almost 100 years. This year, the club found a ...

Farmville United Methodist Church’s Rev. Susie Thomas visits with a dog at the blessing of the animals.

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A blessing offered to furry family members

The first ceremony happened in 1210. No, that date isn’t wrong. St. Francis of Assisi first blessed animals ...

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