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Landfill Alert Committee to meet Sunday

The Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee will host its regular monthly meeting Sunday, June 13, at 3 p.m. at the Cumberland County Community Center located ... Read more

3 days ago by Annie May Miles.

Program on Civil War weapons planned

Sailor’s Creek Battlefield Historical State Park will host a presentation in observance of “National History and Culture Day” Saturday, June 12, at 1 p.m. entitled, ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

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

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Thinking about funeral practices and traditions

As a pastor, I have had a share in a number of funerals. This is probably no surprise. Just recently, though, the funerals of my ... Read more

3 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Beware of poisonous plants in the garden

Hello, fellow gardeners. It’s me, Anca. Some of you already know me. I’m my mom’s new gardening assistant. She says that I’m more trouble than ... Read more

3 days ago by Dr. Cynthia Wood.

Sweet treats for a good cause

A long line snaked through the parking lot at 300 Industrial Park Road on Friday, June 4, as scores of citizens lined up for everybody’s ... Read more

3 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Students honor Eucharist with mural

Students at the St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary in Buckingham created a beautiful work of temporary art spanning more than 70 feet in length as part ... Read more

3 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Grant funding available to help with flooding

The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation today announced the opening of the first grant round for the new Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund. During ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Thank a pollinator during National Pollinator Week

Anyone who enjoys sipping a cup of coffee or biting into a juicy strawberry can thank a pollinator for the pleasure. June 21-27 is National ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Seniors head off to do great things

Fuqua School celebrated commencement exercises for its 22 seniors Friday, May 28. The seniors heard from Fuqua School alum Dr. Bann Al-Shammaa, a 2003 graduate ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

It is through God’s grace we have anything at all

“For none of us lives to himself alone, and none of us dies to himself alone. If we live, we live to the Lord, and ... Read more

1 week ago by Susie Thomas.

Leave a legacy of your walk with Christ

Many folks tend to think about their legacy, what they are leaving behind when they leave this world. Some focus on the material items or ... Read more

1 week ago by Barry Vassar.

Mountain Laurel is putting on an exuberant display

“…but the typical mountain laurel overshadows all, dominates the scene, defies descriptive effort, lays a hush on the tongue and thrills the soul with the ... Read more

1 week ago by Dr. Cynthia Wood.

Battlefield trail trash cleanup

Sailor’s Creek Battlefield will host a “Clean the Bay” event Saturday, June 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The park will be conducting a ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Dairy producers help area food banks

Milk is a rich resource in Virginia, with 505 dairy farms producing 173 million gallons of milk in 2019. But not all Virginians have access ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Everything is getting back to normal

The Buckingham County Christian Fellowship Association will have its first meeting since COVID restrictions have been lifted Monday, July 12, at 5 p.m. at Hatcher ... Read more

1 week ago by Annie May Miles.

Anticipating better surprises

I dislike surprises. I prefer it when life’s events align with expectations. I’ve noticed that the most common surprises seem to feature unpleasant consequences. An ... Read more

1 week ago by Karen Bellenir.

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

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Sailor’s Creek Park to host history hike

As part of the “National Trails Day 2021” initiative, Sailor’s Creek Battlefield Historical State Park will host a guided history hike with a Park Ranger ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

$1 million grant to find new ways to graze

To identify and implement ecologically sound grazing practices, the Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program has announced a $1 million Research and Education Grant, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Life in the midst of death

“And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked …” Ephesians 2:1-2.  It doesn’t get much clearer than that. The ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Matthew Sorenson.

American Rescue Plan to help farmers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency (FSA) published the first notice of funding availability (NOFA) announcing loan payments for eligible borrowers with qualifying ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Steel Magnolias to be performed

“Steel Magnolias,” Wolfbane Productions’ 2019 Audience Choice Poll Winner, will be performed Thursdays through Sundays from June 3 to June 27 with limited seating at ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Church and community

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

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

God restores his people

Are you stuck in a life rut? Are you methodically going along with very little vision? In Isaiah 43 we see a picture of how ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Have a safe and happy Memorial Day weekend

We want to take this opportunity to wish each and every one of you a happy and safe Memorial Day weekend, the first official holiday ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Annie May Miles.

Garden Club gets together again

The members of the Nora Lancaster Garden Club met at Charley’s Waterfront Café Tuesday, May 18. Following the luncheon and the annual business meeting, members ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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