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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

5 days 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

6 days 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

1 week 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

1 week 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 weeks 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

1 month 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

4 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

6 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

7 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

8 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

8 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

9 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

10 months 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

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Sharon Baptist Church to dedicate fellowship hall

Sharon Baptist Church will open its doors to the public for a night of music, food and celebration Saturday, March 14, as they dedicate the ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Garden Club meeting held

At the February meeting of the Cumberland Garden Club, the club celebrated the birthday of an honorary member, Sandra Nygaard. The members had lunch with ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

In the light justice can grow

Hundreds of community members and visitors throughout Virginia gathered Saturday evening for the Ninth Annual Moton Community Banquet. Held at the Longwood University Health and ... Read more

1 year ago by Alexa Massey.

July wedding planned

Mr. and Mrs. Harold M. Harris, Jr. of Rice, Virginia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Elizabeth Ann to David Dean Chenette, ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

155th surrender anniversary events set

Appomattox Court House National Historical Park and its friends group, the Appomattox 1865 Foundation, will commemorate the 155th anniversary of General Robert E. Lee’s surrender ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

School Board Appreciation Month celebrated

Gov. Ralph Northam signed a proclamation designating February as School Board Appreciation Month. In his proclamation, Northam said school board members are required to work ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

The Journey

“I just can’t believe it’s finally here.” Those were the words of Tarika Brown Saturday, Feb. 8, as she stood in the bedroom of her ... Read more

1 year ago by Alexa Massey.

August wedding planned

John and Ethel Mae Bickford, of New Canton, announce the engagement of their daughter, Hayley Nicole, to Justin Dyches Midkiff, of Dillwyn. Justin is the ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

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