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Margaret Watson Bird Club meeting

Join the Margaret Watson Bird Club for an exciting presentation focusing on the research and conservation of loggerhead shrikes (Lanius ludovicianus), a declining species of ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Serendipity Club tours new food pantry

Dr. Ellery Sedgwick, president of the FACES board of directors, gave a tour of the new FACES Food Pantry to the Serendipity Club Feb. 13. ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Sorority elects new officers

“Exemplifying Excellence Through Sustainable Service” is the theme of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority’s 2018—2022 International program. The sorority is dedicated to implementing programs of ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Club saver of the month

Ruth Horst of Benchmark Community Bank presents Allen Blackman with a certificate for being one of the monthly winners in the YES Club Savers program. ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Redbud Garden Club’s January meeting held

The Redbud Garden Club held its January meeting at the Prince Edward County Library. Dr. Cynthia Wood was the speaker for the evening. Woods spoke ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Our wild neighbors

The Central Piedmont Chapter of Virginia Master Naturalists is offering its fifth community program, Our Wild Neighbors, Saturday, March 7, from 2 p.m. to 3 ... 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.

Artist reception and lecture held

The Artists Reception, hosted by Central Virginia Arts Friday, Jan. 31, was well attended. The show for two members, Susie Shade and Janet Williams, will ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Educational programs set to begin in March

The Heart of Virginia Master Gardeners (HOVMG) welcomes you to participate in the Prince Edward Lunch and Learn program March 5 and Buckingham Garden Tips ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

State park events for February

WRITTEN IN THE TREES HIKE Twin Lakes State Park will host the Written in the Trees Hike Saturday, Feb. 15, 10-11 a.m. On this low-difficulty ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Guest speaker at DAR meeting

Robin Warren, co-founder and operations manager of Glory Reins Ranch in Cumberland, was the guest speaker of the Judith Randolph-Longwood Chapter, DAR, during its Feb. ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

NAHS induction ceremony

Prince Edward County High School (PECHS) held its National Art Honor Society (NAHS) induction ceremony recently The National Art Honor Society was established in 1978 ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Theater department presents Endgame

Hampden-Sydney Theater’s mainstage productions return with Endgame by Samuel Beckett. Productions will be held on Feb. 20–21 and 27–28 in Johns Auditorium. All performances begin ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Thomas celebrates 96th birthday

Mrs. Mabel Thomas celebrated her 96th birthday Saturday, January 25 at the Woodland Community Center in Farmville. There to help celebrate were her children, grandchildren, ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

New York choreographer sets the stage for production of Chicago

The theatre stage at Longwood this spring will feature a unique mix of pop-culture favorites — from an expertly choreographed “All That Jazz” number to ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

A delicious night in Farmville

An estimated 375 people were drawn to the Firemen’s Sports Arena Thursday, Jan. 30, for the 2020 edition of the Taste of Farmville, hosted by ... Read more

1 year ago by Titus Mohler.

World Wetlands Day river walk

Wetlands are considered the most biologically-diverse of all ecosystems. The theme of this year’s World Wetlands Days is “Biodiversity in Wetlands.” Even though there are ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Together we build

Photos by Crystal Vandegrift. Bonds were made and laughter shared as volunteers were busy at work building Piedmont Habitat for Humanity’s newest home in Buckingham ... Read more

1 year ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Nora Lancaster Garden Club meeting held

The Nora Lancaster Garden Club (NLGC) met Tuesday Jan. 21 at the Farmville Presbyterian Fellowship Hall. The program was “History of Cider in Virginia” presented ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Garden Study Club monthly meeting

The Garden Study Club held their monthly meeting January 23 with horticulturalist David Fowlkes as their guest speaker. Pictured are, from left, host Patricia Crute ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Friends of the Library donate gala proceeds

The Friends of the Barbara Rose Johns Farmville/Prince Edward Community Library donated $8,000 in proceeds from the October 2019 Harvest Moon Champagne and Chocolate Gala ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Group seeks veterans for trip to Washington

Old Dominion Honor Flight (ODHF) is seeking veterans of World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War for a trip to Washington, D.C. ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Along the river’s edge

Spring is just around the corner, but it will feel like it’s already here at the Margaret Watson Bird Club’s February program. The speaker, Bob ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Waterworks announces cast for The Savannah Sipping Society

Waterworks Players will transport Southside audiences to a sultry Georgia veranda for its February production of The Savannah Sipping Society as four single women “of ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Celebrating five generations

Eleanor Gough’s home was full of celebration as five generations gathered with her first born child, first-born grandchild, first-born great-grandchild and first-born great-great grandchild. Pictured ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Otey meets her idol, Miss America

Andi Otey was invited by the Children’s Hospital of Richmond to meet her idol Miss America, Camille Schrier last week. Andi was diagnosed with a ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

A tale of two bridges

Learn about the construction and history of both the original High Bridge and the 1914 steel High Bridge, and how they shaped the surrounding communities ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

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