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Devotional — ‘Lord, I thank you, thank you, thank you’

Most people who know me, know that I sincerely love sacred music, whether gospel, hymns, even anthems. One ...


Sowing Seeds — Duty, honor, grace and teachers

Anyone in the military, looking at this title: “Duty, Honor, Grace” would be tempted to correct me. The ...

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Teens compete for life-changing opportunity

BY JOE CHANDLER South Boston Speedway Thirteen anxious teenagers from seven different states and Mexico arrived at South ...


Staunton River hosts a Victorian Christmas

For two days, people who visit Staunton River Battlefield State Park will have a chance to travel back ...


Garden clubs co-host district meeting

On Thursday, Oct. 20, the Buckingham-Dillwyn Garden Club and Ruth Adams Garden Club of Farmville hosted the annual ...


Lopez chosen for National Leadership Honor Society

Nathan Cabrera Lopez, a native of Meherrin, was recently initiated into the Hampden-Sydney College Circle of Omicron Delta ...



Farmville stores will take part in ‘Small Business Saturday’

FARMVILLE – “Shopping small has so many benefits,” said Nancy Alexander, executive director of the Farmville Downtown Partnership. ...


Spooky season ends with a haunted fundraiser

Two New York Times bestselling authors paid a visit to Farmville as October wrapped up, taking part in ...


The Word — Grateful for an abundant life through Christ

Jesus taught: “I am come, that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly” ...


Strehle elected Grand Master of Masons

The Grand Lodge of Virginia, on Saturday, Nov. 12, during its 244th Annual Communication, elected Donald “Don” Ellis ...


Cost of Thanksgiving meal climbs in Virginia

In a year when inflation has driven up prices of nearly all consumer goods, the price of a ...


Herald Community Calendar for the week of Nov. 23

The Herald community calendar is published each Friday. Items must be submitted by 10 a.m. Monday for that ...

Trents Mill

Trents Mill News: Let’s talk about Christmas lights and Christmas Mother

Last week, we talked a bit about the first electric Christmas lights. But the history of Christmas lights ...

Church & Community

Bagley celebrates 50 Year Career with Exhibition

Those who were involved in the central Virginia arts scene decades ago often share a common tale. Their ...


Cross Country girls advance to state competition

Cumberland girls advanced to states as a team by finishing third in VHSL 1B Region at Frazier Farms ...


Community Pride Award given

The Buckingham Chamber of Commerce recently presented the November Community Pride Award to Rock Wood Products of Dillwyn. ...

Farmville Christmas Parade


‘Hearts’ will be on display in annual Farmville Christmas parade

FARMVILLE – Santa Claus is coming to town next week for the annual Farmville Christmas Parade. At 2 ...

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Mi Patron opens its doors: Latest Farmville restaurant ready for business

FARMVILLE – It took a bit longer than expected, but Farmville’s latest restaurant opened its doors earlier this ...

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Regional News

Herald News Briefs: Final chance to see Leonid meteor shower

CUMBERLAND – It’s already been a busy week and we’re not even halfway through. As a result, we’ve ...

High School Football

High School Football

High School Football Notebook: Central looks ahead to championship

And then there were two. After months of competition, with teams pouring blood, sweat and tears into the ...


Student artists honored

Students from across the region brought parents, grandparents and other family members to a celebration on Sunday, Nov. ...


The Word — Getting ready for Christmas already?

Christmas has already arrived at my house. Or at least it has made an appearance. My family moved ...


‘This is my favorite part’: The Christmas season lights up in Farmville

FARMVILLE – “This is my favorite part about being in Farmville,” said Erica Darby. The recent Longwood University ...


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 ...

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Bringing a blessing: Farmville church plans to give away 1,000 meals

FARMVILLE – Instead of having the community always come to his Farmville church, Pastor Robert E. Gay Jr. ...


Devotional — ‘One more year’

In the final months of Jesus’ earthly ministry, as He was leaving the Galilean area and heading towards ...

Herald Community Calendar

Church & Community

Herald Community Calendar — week of November 18, 2022

The Herald community calendar is published each Friday. Items must be submitted by 10 a.m. Monday for that ...

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