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Southside Community College


Five students graduate from SVCC’s Diesel Technician program

Southside Virginia Community College recently awarded certificates to its graduates that completed the Diesel Technician program held at ...


AARP urges caution after storms

Be careful of who shows up after winter storms. With temperatures dropping in Farmville and across the region, ...

Buckingham County Anti-Litter Task Force


Buckingham task force holds clean-up celebration

The Buckingham County Anti-Litter Task Force recently held its Fall 2022 Clean Up Celebration at the Historic Lee ...

Buckingham FFA


Donation made to FFA programs

Assistant Manager of the Famer’s Cooperative of Farmville Sam Goin, left, visited the Buckingham FFA Chapter on Friday, ...


Chamber music series presents violinist

The Longwood University Chamber Music Series will present a concert by violinist Naima Burrs and friends, on Monday, ...


Matthew Sorenson: The Word — Light in the deep darkness

January can be a really difficult time of year. We just experienced the winter solstice, which is the ...


Herald Church and Community Calendar for the week of Jan. 20

The Herald Church and Community Events calendar is published each Friday. Items must be submitted by 10 a.m. ...

Farmville Recreation Department


Recreation Department reflects, looks ahead to 2023

This past year was an eventful one for Farmville’s Recreation Department. We saw some positive programs launch and ...

deer hunting


No deer for the season

BY JAMES E. HARRIS Special to The Farmville Herald I knew that day or season would come when ...


Local students receive college honors

As we move further into the new semester, universities are starting to send out recognitions and honors from ...


Larry Davies: Sowing Seeds — Shoveling snow

Years ago, our neighborhood was blasted with eighteen inches of snow. I was stranded at home, but it ...


Keith Leach: Devotional — What’s your power source?

I give thanks to my God always for you because of the grace of God that has been ...

Cumberland Circuit Court


Grant received to preserve local records

The Library of Virginia announced that the Circuit Court Records Preservation (CCRP) program has awarded Cumberland County Circuit ...


Trents Mill News — You’ll need pringles and watermelon for this part

Let’s start off today with something you can test out at home. After all, that’s how I learned ...



Farmville community celebrates MLK Day with family project

“Without love, there is no reason to know anyone,” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Is quoted as saying. ...

New Year's Resolutions


Devotional: New Year’s Resolutions. A time to make or break them.

This time of year, we often make New Year’s resolutions only to break them within a few weeks. ...

Wynelle and Freeman Fox


Prince Edward County couple spent 70 years together

FARMVILLE – Wynelle and Freeman Fox achieved a milestone in December that few can reach. The Prince Edward ...

Blessing Box


Church’s Blessing Box offers helping hand to Farmville community

FARMVILLE – Right off High Street, placed in front of Farmville United Methodist Church, rests a small box ...



Movie Review: Pinocchio is del Toro’s masterpiece

Guillermo del Toro said it best when he said, “Animation is a medium, not a genre.” This statement ...

fire ant quarantine


Fire ant quarantine spreads to Lunenburg and Charlotte

Lunenburg, Charlotte, Dinwiddie, Halifax and Sussex counties have joined the list of localities covered under the Virginia Imported ...

Mother Nature's Garden


Mother Nature’s Garden: A much needed hike and old friends

It’s Boxing Day, and life has mostly returned to normal here at Mother Nature’s Garden. The dogs are ...



The Word w/ James Taylor: They shall call his name Emmanuel

“And shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is: “God ...


Sowing Seeds: Epworth, St. Simons and The Wesley Brothers

Mell and I love to visit “Epworth by the Sea” a retreat center in St. Simons, Georgia; named ...


Trent’s Mill News: Christian Fellowship Association turns 35

Let’s start off this week in the Trent’s Mill News by talking about an anniversary. The Buckingham County ...

gold mining ban


Carlton: Community needs larger role in gold mining discussion

There are seven Buckingham County residents serving on the county’s litter committee. That number will come up later, ...

Jennifer Halladay


School officials, hospital co-workers remember Jennifer Halladay

FARMVILLE – An active member of the Farmville community will be remembered for her bright spirit and selfless ...

MLK Day Family Workshop


MLK Day event in Farmville will celebrate history

FARMVILLE – A three-day weekend right after the holidays can be too soon to plan a family trip. ...

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