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Home baking continues to rise

Home baking escalated during the pandemic, and it continues to be on the rise. From renovation projects to gardening, the coronavirus lockdown sent many consumers ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Centra Southside honors volunteers

Centra Southside Community Hospital is recognizing its volunteers during National Volunteer Appreciation Week April 18-24. “We value our dedicated volunteers 365 days of the year, ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

He is risen indeed

Pretend for a moment that you are meeting a friend following our recent celebration of the resurrection of Christ from the dead. You have a ... Read more

2 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Car show set for April 24

Browns Chapel of Dillwyn located on U.S. Route 15 North of Dillwyn on State Route 617 (Gravel Hill Road in Dillwyn) will host worship services ... Read more

2 days ago by Annie May Miles.

Drive-by celebration

The grandchildren of Ruth “Bumpsey” Watkins celebrated her 95th birthday by hosting a “95th Mile Drive-By Birthday Parade” Saturday, April 3, at noon. Guests gathered ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Looking Our Best

The Prince Edward County Courthouse received the “Looking Our Best” award from the Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, April 13. Front row, from left, ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Offering seeds of encouragement and hope

The stranger who entered the church was young and new to the community, struggling with her faith and her identity while facing serious problems. She ... Read more

2 days ago by Larry Davies.

Build a bug

Twin Lakes State Park will host a program called Build A Bug Saturday, April 24, from 10 to 11 a.m. The program will explore what ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

New library is a winner

The Buckingham County Public Library was recently awarded the Buckingham County Chamber of Commerce Community Pride Award. “This state-of-the-art library has been a vision for ... Read more

2 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

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Finding faith to move mountains

With sunny skies and warmer temperatures, we have had many opportunities to get outside and enjoy the beautiful country in which we live. I have ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Tickets available for ‘Murder on the Orient Express’

Wolfbane Productions is officially reopened following the relaunch this past weekend with Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express” adapted for the stage by Ken ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Good citizen award

Every year, the Daughters of the American Revolution recognizes and rewards individuals who possess the qualities of dependability, service, leadership and patriotism in their homes, schools ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Stepping back in time at Sailor’s Creek Battlefield

An encampment of soldiers armed with rifled muskets and a cavalry unit turned back the clock to 1865 last Saturday, April 10, during the Sailor’s ... Read more

3 days ago by Roger Watson.

95th birthday celebrated with parade of friends

The grandchildren of Ruth “Bumpsey” Watkins celebrated her 95th birthday by hosting a “95th Mile Drive-By Birthday Parade” Saturday, April 3, at noon. Guests gathered ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Give forgiveness, even when it is not warranted

We are called to reconciliation. We are called to ask for forgiveness when we are wrong and to give forgiveness when it is asked of ... Read more

1 week ago by Rev. Barry Vassar.

Discovering the harbinger-of-spring

While there are plenty of interesting plants in our area, sometimes I like to go hiking in an entirely different area, one known for having ... Read more

1 week ago by Dr. Cynthia Wood.

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.

Landfill Alert to meet Sunday

The Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee will host its monthly meeting Sunday, April 11, at 3 p.m. at the Cumberland County Community Center located on ... Read more

1 week ago by Annie May Miles.

Blessings can be found in interruptions

How well do you deal with interruptions? You’re engaged in a task at work, maybe you’re up against a deadline, and things are just starting ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

Remembering the real meaning of Easter

If you walk through Walmart and look for Easter, you will find candy — lots and lots of candy. If you read the newspaper ads, ... Read more

1 week ago by Larry Davies.

Twin Lakes to discuss master plan

The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation will hold a virtual public meeting Wednesday, April 28, at 7 p.m. to discuss updates to the Twin ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Good Citizen Award

This year, the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution recognizes Aleshia Tianna Williams as the DAR Good Citizen Award winner at Prince Edward County ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

History professor shows off epic office decor

Walking through the halls of the Longwood University Rotunda, a quick glance into Room 229 might make a passerby think they’ve stumbled upon a tiny ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Group to award 35 grants in 30 days

Keep Virginia Beautiful (KVB) will award 35 grants in 30 days during the month of June for environmental improvement projects. The 30 in 30 Green ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

There is a time for everything.

There is a time for everything. The Bible records this wisdom of Solomon in Ecclesiastes 3, and perhaps you have heard this phrase woven throughout ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Moxley.

Spring Art-on-the-Go bags available soon

This April, the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts (LCVA) will have “Hello Spring!” Art-on-the-Go bags ready for pickup beginning Saturday, April 17. The bags ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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