American Legion

Lifestyles

Legion members pay tribute

On Saturday, May 18, members of the American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary and volunteers braved the rain to ...

Olympic

Opinion

Mike Wilson: Some have an Olympic dream. I have a nightmare

We’re less than two months away from the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, this time held in Paris. Do ...

Prince Edward May Employee of the Month

Lifestyles

Employee of the Month recognized

At its May 14 meeting, the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors had the pleasure of recognizing the ...

Mayor Brian Vincent

Lifestyles

Mayor declares ‘National Cities, Towns and Villages Month’

On May 8, Farmville Mayor Brian Vincent proclaimed May “National Cities, Towns, and Villages Month” in recognition of ...

Central Virginia Arts

Lifestyles

Central Virginia Arts members show off their work

Central Virginia Arts (CVA) presented the work of its members at a reception on May 10 at the ...

High Bridge Trail

Lifestyles

New trailhead dedication in Pamplin for High Bridge Trail

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation along with park staff and local officials, unveiled the completed parking lot ...

Longwood graduation

Education

Focus on your goals, Longwood graduates told

BY BRIAN CARLTON AND LAUREN WHITTINGTON The Farmville Herald Joan Johns Cobbs received the letter in 1955, just ...

$20 million gift

Education

$20 million gift will help Hampden-Sydney College map out future

It’s been a busy week for Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC). After celebrating its 166 graduates over the weekend, school ...

Lifestyles

The Word: The ‘value’ of foolish arguments

Recently, I’ve been working my way through Clinton Portis’ classic novel True Grit. It isn’t my usual reading ...

Lifestyles

Devotional: ‘Power of the Holy Spirit’

This Sunday we celebrate Pentecost. Just before Jesus was taken up into heaven, 40 days after His resurrection, ...

Herald Community Calendar

News

Herald Community Calendar for the week of May 17, 2024

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

News

Green Front earns Best of Virginia

For five years running, Green Front Furniture has topped the list for best home furnishings store in the ...

Lifestyles

AARP warns of fraud network

Theft through fraud has risen exponentially over the last five years. A recent report from the Federal Trade ...

Severe storms Weather Service

Lifestyles

Want to track storms? Weather Service needs local volunteers

Prince Edward County needs volunteers. Well, to be clear, the entire region finds itself needing extra help when ...

SVCC

Education

SVCC launches new project, a Critical Environment Lab

Thanks to a donation from Microsoft, Southside Virginia Community College has a new training lab. SVCC announced this ...

Dunnington Mansion

Lifestyles

A chance to buy Dunnington Mansion? Local group launches plan

Years after seeing a bid to buy the property rejected, members of the Dunnington Mansion Foundation (DMF) may ...

build bridges

Lifestyles

Townsend: 70 years later, its critical we continue to build bridges

May 17, 2024 is the 70th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education landmark United States Supreme ...

Cumberland Historical Society

Lifestyles

Cumberland Historical Society: Looking over high school yearbooks

Since graduation is right around the corner, we thought it would be a good idea to focus on ...

Cumberland Historical Society

Education

Looking back at history

BY BARBARA GAMAGE Special to The Farmville Herald Since graduation is right around the corner, we thought it ...

religious exemption devotional Freedom Friday Forgiveness

Lifestyles

Devotional: Forgiveness, the essence of love

“Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and everyone who loves the ...

The Word Israel Book of Ruth Jesus

Lifestyles

Devotional: And then Jesus was gone

“And when he had said these things, as they were looking on, he was lifted up, and a ...

Herald Community Calendar

Lifestyles

Herald Community Calendar for the week of May 10, 2024

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

Great Bird Count Naturalist

Lifestyles

Want to be a naturalist? Central Piedmont chapter offers training

Are you curious about the natural world around you? If you want to make a difference for Virginia’s ...

Kids Off Social Media Act

Lifestyles

What is Mark Warner’s ‘Kids Off Social Media Act’?

Virginia Sen. Mark Warner wants to change how much children are on social media. To do that, he, ...

Lifestyles

The Word: And then Jesus was gone

“And when he had said these things, as they were looking on, he was lifted up, and a ...

Cumberland FFA

Lifestyles

FFA students had a good year

Cumberland High FFA recently went to the Virginia Capitol to visit with area representatives during the session. They ...

Lifestyles

Community Music Center offers violin lessons

For the second year in a row, the Longwood Center for Community Music will offer a five-week beginner ...

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