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From the Ground Up — Life is awakening everywhere

In time of silver rain The earth puts forth new life again, Green grasses grow And flowers lift their heads, And over all the plain ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Dr. Cynthia Wood.

The symbiosis of an icon

There is a short list of things that are synonymous with the Town of Farmville. “I often tell people this,” Farmville Mayor David Whitus said. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Serving it Up — A meal fit for a king

Titus picks his perfect Farmville meal I was truly on my own for the first time in my life when I moved to Farmville in ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Catching Up With … William Moss

Moss turns passion for sports into a business William Moss has turned his passion for sports and his fiercely competitive spirit into a successful business. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

A timeless symbol signifies Farmville

Downtown landscapes are often known for a singular feature that grabs the eye and helps define the look of a town in the mind of ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

The civic club model of service

Communities are sustained and come to thrive through the service of people. There are a variety of ways they can serve, and one vehicle of ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Editor’s Notebook — A quintessential Farmville edition

In this edition of Farmville the Magazine, we didn’t plan to write an edition about all things quintessentially Farmville, but that’s what ended up happening. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

Artist in Residence — Painting a visual symphony

God answered Charles Hartwill’s prayer, and the rest was history. “When I was living in Maryland before I came to Virginia, I went through a ... Read more

2 months ago by Titus Mohler.

A Look into the Past — Farmville in 1899: ‘We have a great and growing town!’

A page one article in The Farmville Herald in 1899 began, “Farmville is the metropolis of Southside Virginia — the best built, best kept, best ... Read more

2 months ago by Dr. Jim Jordan.

From the Ground Up — Master Gardeners celebrate 20 years of service

Ever since they were founded in 2001, the Heart of Virginia Master Gardeners have been enthusiastic about sharing a love and knowledge of gardening with ... Read more

2 months ago by Dr. Cynthia Wood.

Art goes outdoors: Bringing Beauty to Farmville’s Downtown

Story and photos by Marge Swayne What do tourism and art have in common? The answer, according to Magi Van Eps, is everything. Van Eps, ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

A comfortable tradition endures

A tradition that may span more than a century endures in the iconic Doyne Building today with each cut of the scissors and each friendly ... Read more

2 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Catching Up With…Blake Phillips

Blake Phillips found his way to Farmville by way of Longwood University when he took the job as a campus minister with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship ... Read more

2 months ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Serving it Up — Great Local Cocktails

Farmville isn’t just a great place to be — it’s a great place to wet your whistle, too. Bars and restaurants across town have an ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Publisher’s Notebook — Let the good times roll

Spring is here and just in time is the April edition of Farmville the Magazine. Have we got an issue for you! From an assortment ... Read more

2 months ago by Betty Ramsey.

Faith and flowers another path for St. Theresa

Story and photos by Marge Swayne St. Theresa Catholic Church, like most churches during the COVID pandemic, is quiet on a mid-week afternoon. While the ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Art Exhibition — Rabbit/Hare

The pictures presented here form part of an exhibition that is on display at the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts. The artists behind the ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Art Exhibition — Scrap Time

This exhibition on display at Longwood Center for the Visual Arts (LCVA) shows how what seems to be insignificant pieces of material can be recycled ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Art Exhibition — Asterisks in the Grand Narrative of History

The pictures presented here were taken of a few pieces of artwork from an exhibition that is on display at the Longwood Center for the ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Artist in Residence — The artistry of a productive technician

Judith Kennedy has been sewing for most of her life, and it eventually opened the door for her to an engaging and educational exploration of ... Read more

3 months ago by Titus Mohler.

From the Ground Up — Asian delights not your grandma’s vegetables

Story and photos by Dr. Cynthia Wood I’ve always loved Asian food — hot spicy ma la-flavored dishes liberally showered with cilantro from Szechuan, bold ... Read more

3 months ago by Dr. Cynthia Wood.

Town and Gown — Embracing what Farmville has to offer

In August 2005 my family (wife Trish, 9-year-old daughter Amanda, 6-year-old son Connor) pulled into town after our 10-hour drive from Northeast Ohio moving to ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Why I Love Farmville — Susie Thomas

Susie Thomas is the Lead Pastor Farmville United Methodist Church. HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN FARMVILLE, AND WHAT’S THE FIRST THING YOU REMEMBER NOTICING ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

A Look into the Past — There’s gold in that thar river

Story and photos by Dr. Jim Jordan If you lived in Farmville in 1837, you wouldn’t have had to go to California to strike gold. ... Read more

3 months ago by Dr. Jim Jordan.

Saying ‘I do’ in a pandemic

The wedding date has been set for more than a year. The venue is booked, the perfect wedding dress has been chosen, the wedding party ... Read more

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Editor’s Notebook — We will blossom again this spring

What a glorious spring this should be. After a year of staying home to stay safe, the COVID-19 vaccine has provided light at the end ... Read more

3 months ago by Roger Watson.

Serving it Up — A passion for Pino’s of Farmville

Story and photos by Titus Mohler Countless Farmville residents have found the pizzas and food at Pino’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria to be particularly outstanding, ... Read more

3 months ago by Titus Mohler.

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