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Celebrations

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Davis named Community Pride winner

Wayne Davis’ restored home on Slate River Mill Road is the recipient of the September Community Pride Award from the Buckingham Chamber of Commerce. “Wayne ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Rotary gives back

The Rotary Club of Farmville is grateful for the work Piedmont Senior Resources does in our community. The club was happy to donate $500 to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Bal earns Top Doctor honors

Dr. Bikram Bal of the Centra Southside Gastroenterology Center has been awarded recognition as a Top Doctor in Virginia. This award is presented to physicians ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month ago by Staff Report.

A sweet new business

The Buckingham Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting at The Cake Place by CV Swann, located in Camryn Station on U.S. Route 15 ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Community pride award

The Buckingham Chamber of Commerce recently presented the Community Pride Award to Buckingham‘s own James River State Park. “James River State Park is very deserving ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Rotary Club announces new leadership, gives awards

The Rotary Club of Farmville inducted new officers and recognized award recipients during its annual celebration at The Woodland Thursday, June 24. Prince Edward County ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Little earns Gold Award for painting mural

Kailin Little received her Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting, Sunday, July 18. To earn the award, Kailin designed and installed a mural ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Fishin’ Pig celebrates anniversary

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Fishin’ Pig to celebrate the restaurant’s anniversary Wednesday, July 14. Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

50th wedding anniversary celebrated

Mr. and Mrs. Vincent and Shirl Earley of Keysville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, July 24. They have three children, LaTreasa Earley-Woodson, Keira ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Lions Club presents awards

The Farmville Lions Club held its annual club social Tuesday, June 15. During the event, several awards were presented for the 2020-2021 club year to ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Midtown Mailboxes cuts the ribbon

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Midtown Maiboxes Thursday, June 17. From left are: Devon Reed-Rivera, Andrew Stanley, Chanda Giles, ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Centra celebrates National Volunteer Week

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

6 months ago by Staff Report.

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

6 months ago by Staff Report.

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

6 months 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

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Valentine’s Art-on-the-Go bags coming soon

This February, the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts is partnering with the Farmville Lions Club on a new Valentine’s Day installment of the popular ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Report.

Letters to Santa

In the spirit of the season, we’re pleased to share these heartwarming letters from Santa’s youngest fans. To view the letters the way they appeared in ... Read more

10 months ago by Staff Report.

Pit Boss Shorty Rossi raises funds for SPCA

Farmville’s Holiday Inn Express looked more like the Hotel for Dogs Sunday, Dec. 6, as pet owners brought their pooches along to hear from Animal ... Read more

10 months ago by Roger Watson.

Christmas decorations to dye for

A winter wonderland has arrived at 120 4th St. in Farmville. Coming in for a hair appointment at The Highlight Zone is like stepping into ... Read more

11 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Polly Steinruck celebrates 100 years

On Sunday, Sept. 6, family and friends celebrated the 100th birthday of Polly Steinruck. Approximately 80 people were in attendance with a parade and a ... Read more

12 months ago by Staff Report.

Daughters of American Revolution celebrates Constitution Week

On the 233rd anniversary of the Constitution of the United States, David Whitus, mayor of Farmville, signs a proclamation declaring the week of September 17 ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

JMU announces dean’s list

James Madison University (JMU) is pleased to announce that the following students made the dean’s list for the spring 2020 semester. Students who earn dean’s ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Townsend named to President’s List

Mary Townsend, of Farmville, was named to the College of Charleston spring 2020 President’s List. Townsend is majoring in political science. To qualify for the ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Auxiliary Jr’s compete in Poppy contest

The American Legion Auxiliary Jr’s Unit 32 in Farmville competed in the American Legion Spring Conference Poppy Contest under a centerpiece with a patriotic theme. ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

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