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Thriving in the midst of tribulation

The toll of human suffering right now is overwhelming. Wildfires continue to burn, taking with them whole communities. Hurricane Ida just swept through, taking lives ... Read more

3 days ago by Matthew Sorenson.

Muhammad takes home awards

Members of the Riding Star 4-H Club traveled to Lexington to compete in the 4-H Champion Horse Show Sept. 9-12. This horse show is held ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Enjoy gospel music at its best

The Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee, a nonprofit organization, will be hosting its regular monthly meeting Sunday, Oct. 10, at 3 p.m. at the Cumberland ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Diesel Technician Program graduates

Southside Virginia Community College presented certificates to five graduates for completing the Diesel Technician Program on August 12 in Blackstone. The 22-week program provides both ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Wedding planned

We loved ‘Because He first loved us’ Travis D. Harris III and Keshia N. Gee are pleased to announce their upcoming marriage on Sept. 25 ... Read more

4 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

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Initiative aims to increase blood availability for sickle cell patients

When patients living with sickle cell disease face a sickle cell crisis, blood transfusions can make a lifesaving difference. That’s why the American Red Cross ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Broadway series at Wolfbane

Wolfbane continues its 2021 Broadway series with the highly anticipated production of “Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein the Musical.” Enjoy a night of theater in the ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

One tornado, two churches

I read an ad that said, “95% of our daily decisions could be made by most anyone. It is the other 5%, the crucial 5% ... Read more

4 days ago by Larry Davies.

Mysteries abound

By Wilford Kale Special to The Farmville Herald After reading some advance notices about S.A. Cosby’s newest book, “Razorblade Tears” (Flatiron Books, 336 pgs., $26.99) ... Read more

5 days ago by Guest Columnist.

9/11 remembered by veterans

The Farmville VFW Post 7059 held a silent remembrance at the Prince Edward County Courthouse for those killed on 9/11. Saturday, Sept. 11 marked the ... Read more

5 days ago by Shannon Watkins.

Friends of the Appomattox River

The Friends of the Appomattox River were treated to a presentation and tour of the Appomattox River Company on Tuesday, Sept. 7, by General Manager ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Bark in the Park

On Saturday, Sept. 18, from 10a.m. – 2p.m. Sailor’s Creek Battlefield Historical State Park invites four-legged family members and their “people” to its annual “Bark ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

USDA expands CFAP 2 eligibility

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced up to $1 billion is being made available to farmers who previously were ineligible for Coronavirus Food Assistance ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Program on Alpha-gal planned

An informative program and discussion on Alpha-gal will take place on Thursday, Sept. 30, at 5:30 p.m. outdoors in the Library Garden behind the Charlotte ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Forestry and wildlife bus tour

In its 45th year, the Fall Forestry and Wildlife Bus Tour has become a fall tradition for many of Virginia’s outdoor enthusiasts and forest landowners ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Groundnut: The plant with a crumpled red velvety blossom

I confess that I’m often overcome by the sheer number of yellow flowers that appear in late summer. There are more than 50 species of ... Read more

1 week ago by Dr. Cynthia Wood.

DAR erects signs at town entrances

The first chapter of the Daughters of the Revolution in Farmville was formed in 1925 – 35 years after the national society was established and ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Charity: Key to healthy community life

Living the hustle and bustle of our daily life, we seldom stop to consider the source of the many blessings that we take for granted. ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

First responders service

The Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee, a nonprofit organization, will be hosting its regular monthly meeting on Sunday, Sept. 12, 3 p.m.at the Cumberland County ... Read more

1 week ago by Annie May Miles.

DAR recognizes Constitution Week

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution urges Americans to reflect on the United States Constitution during this month’s annual observance in honor this ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Fly or bee?

In the last year-and-a-half society has changed. We have been living with a threat hanging over our heads. The enemy is intangible, invisible, an elusive ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

Creative hay bale contest

The Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Women’s Leadership Committee is welcoming individuals and organizations to take part in its annual Hay Bale Decorating Contest. For seven ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Heaven and hell

Ship of fools or lifeboat to heaven? Did you hear about the man traveling from New York to Atlanta on a business trip? Upon arrival, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Larry Davies.

Supplies for area children

Members of the Sandy River Branch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently participated in a school supply drive. Church members gathered ... Read more

2 weeks 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

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Dancing the day away

“The Farmville PACE Team serves seniors in our community by providing complete health care and more to seniors living at home,” Mary Simonetta of PACE ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shannon Watkins.

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