Strehle elected Grand Master of Masons

The Grand Lodge of Virginia, on Saturday, Nov. 12, during its 244th Annual Communication, elected Donald “Don” Ellis ...


Cost of Thanksgiving meal climbs in Virginia

In a year when inflation has driven up prices of nearly all consumer goods, the price of a ...

Farmville Christmas tree


Herald Community Calendar for the week of Nov. 23

The Herald community calendar is published each Friday. Items must be submitted by 10 a.m. Monday for that ...

Trents Mill

Trents Mill News: Let’s talk about Christmas lights and Christmas Mother

Last week, we talked a bit about the first electric Christmas lights. But the history of Christmas lights ...

Church & Community

Bagley celebrates 50 Year Career with Exhibition

Those who were involved in the central Virginia arts scene decades ago often share a common tale. Their ...


Cross Country girls advance to state competition

Cumberland girls advanced to states as a team by finishing third in VHSL 1B Region at Frazier Farms ...


Community Pride Award given

The Buckingham Chamber of Commerce recently presented the November Community Pride Award to Rock Wood Products of Dillwyn. ...

Farmville Christmas Parade


‘Hearts’ will be on display in annual Farmville Christmas parade

FARMVILLE – Santa Claus is coming to town next week for the annual Farmville Christmas Parade. At 2 ...

Mi Patron Opens


Mi Patron opens its doors: Latest Farmville restaurant ready for business

FARMVILLE – It took a bit longer than expected, but Farmville’s latest restaurant opened its doors earlier this ...

Leonid meteor shower

Regional News

Herald News Briefs: Final chance to see Leonid meteor shower

CUMBERLAND – It’s already been a busy week and we’re not even halfway through. As a result, we’ve ...

High School Football

High School Football

High School Football Notebook: Central looks ahead to championship

And then there were two. After months of competition, with teams pouring blood, sweat and tears into the ...


Student artists honored

Students from across the region brought parents, grandparents and other family members to a celebration on Sunday, Nov. ...


The Word — Getting ready for Christmas already?

Christmas has already arrived at my house. Or at least it has made an appearance. My family moved ...

Farmville Christmas tree


‘This is my favorite part’: The Christmas season lights up in Farmville

FARMVILLE – “This is my favorite part about being in Farmville,” said Erica Darby. The recent Longwood University ...


Trents Mill News: Christmas lights set to turn on at Bear Creek

It’s about that time of year again. We put up decorations, organize a tree and finally switch on ...

Farmville church


Bringing a blessing: Farmville church plans to give away 1,000 meals

FARMVILLE – Instead of having the community always come to his Farmville church, Pastor Robert E. Gay Jr. ...


Devotional — ‘One more year’

In the final months of Jesus’ earthly ministry, as He was leaving the Galilean area and heading towards ...

Herald Community Calendar

Church & Community

Herald Community Calendar — week of November 18, 2022

The Herald community calendar is published each Friday. Items must be submitted by 10 a.m. Monday for that ...


Sowing Seeds — Answering life’s final questions

Recently, I was asked: “Most Christians do not have an appropriate understanding and appreciation for the end times ...


Virginia Children’s Book Festival will grant some holiday wishes

FARMVILLE – The sun will set, the music will play and the lights will go on this Friday, ...

Prince Edward schools


‘Bridge Builders’ project moves forward in Prince Edward schools

FARMVILLE – The goal is to build bridges in Prince Edward County, to work with other students and ...


Virginia farmers turn attention to Agriculture Bill

The Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 will expire in September 2023, and federal lawmakers are actively crafting legislation ...


Winter Wonderland returns

The Longwood Center for the Visual Arts (LCVA) is bringing back a longtime tradition. For the 17th year, ...


Book club hears from Bagley

The Third Thursday Book Club held its October meeting at the home of Marty Dorrill. The speaker for ...


Mother Natures Garden — Goldenrods: Tenacious and beautiful

“You can see the goldenrod, that most tenacious and pernicious and beauteous of all New England flora, bowing ...


The Word — Surrounded by trouble

After 400 years of slavery they are finally free. They make their way out of Egypt and encamp ...

Justin Stimpson


A chance to serve: Justin Stimpson honored by Gov. Youngkin

CUMBERLAND – Receiving an award from the governor is a rare honor. Only a handful of people get ...

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