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Movie Review — Elvis

BY LAUREN BRADSHAW Special to The Farmville Herald Elvis, directed by the wonderfully flashy Baz Luhrmann, is as ...

Buckingham

Annual picnic held

On Monday, June 13, Buckingham-Dillwyn Garden Club members and guests gathered at Ellis Acres in Dillwyn for their ...

Celebrations

Celebrate Juneteenth at Twin Lakes

Celebrate Juneteenth at Twin Lakes State Park on Saturday, June 18 with rangers and local hiking group Black ...

Lifestyles

New app helps farmers manage row crop pests

Using modern technology ensures farmers can produce more efficient, maximum crop yields, and now there’s a new tool ...

CUMBERLAND GARDEN CLUB

Garden club meeting held

At the April meeting of the Cumberland Garden Club, Tina French, pictured, Food Safety Manager from Sunnyside Farms, ...

Columns

A Bridge afar

By James Harris Special to The Farmville Herald Mickey Smith, Billy Simmons, Chris Harvell, and I met at ...

Lifestyles

Book club meeting held

The members of the Third Thursday Book Club had a most enjoyable morning, Thursday, May 19, hearing Hedwig ...

Lifestyles

Farmers preparing for sweet berry season

Strawberries are center stage right now, but blackberries and blueberries will get their time to shine in a ...

Lifestyles

Regional conservation organization formed

A new regional conservation organization has formed to create nature preserves in Central and Southside Virginia. Tadpole Land ...

Church & Community

Spring music festival set

PolyCeltic, an acoustic trio who focuses on a British Isles/American folk sound, will perform at the Farmville Presbyterian ...

Lifestyles

Farmers report positive news following multiple late freezes

If farming is a gamble, then its players can expect Mother Nature to occasionally deal a bad hand. ...

Lifestyles

Movie Review — Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

BY LAUREN BRADSHAW Special to The Farmville Herald DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS is without a ...

Farmville

Good neighbor fundraiser

Through the month of May, the Applebee’s in Farmville will host a Good Neighbor Fundraiser to benefit United ...

Farmville

PSC holds fundraising banquet

The Pregnancy Support Center (PSC) of Southside Virginia hosted its first in-person fundraising banquet since 2019 on Thursday, ...

Church & Community

Guided tours of Mulberry Hill to be held

Starting in May, Mulberry Hill will be open the first Saturday of the month through September. There will ...

Church & Community

DAR announces newest member

The Judith Randolph-Longwood Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), has announced their newest member. Following ...

Church & Community

The Monuments Men at High Street Theatre

High Street Theatre presents The Monuments Men, a film about one of the largest art heists in history, ...

Church & Community

Starfield exploration with Crewe Astronomy Club

Camp Paradise Access and the center of High Bridge will be the location for a spring sky program, ...

Celebrations

Auditions for The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940

The next production at Waterworks will be The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940, by John Bishop, and will ...

Church & Community

Theatre Review: Waterworks Players ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’

By Robin Smith Special to The Farmville Herald ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ by Oscar Wilde has been ...

Celebrations

Carrying the cross walk

Salem Church, a small country church located in Dillwyn, has been carrying a wooden life size cross on ...

Lifestyles

Ash treatment cost-share program

The Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) is offering a cost-share program to support the treatment of ash trees. ...

Lifestyles

Garden Club meeting held

The Buckingham/Dillwyn Garden Club met on March 11. The guest was Jonathan Fitzgerald of Special Touch Florist in ...

Columns

Vines and more vines that’s the plan

By Stella Payne Virginia Master Naturalist It is time to give native vines more attention. Virginia Creeper, Purple ...

Buckingham

Civil Rights sites bus tour

The Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC) offered a trip by bus to Buckingham and Prince Edward ...

Lifestyles

Farmers in child-bearing years face unique set of health and safety challenges

While the number of women counted as principal farm operators has increased across the U.S., so has their ...

Lifestyles

Herb gardens of various styles

BY MARK C. CARROLL Special to The Farmville Herald I love rosemary, as you can plainly see. This ...

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