Through the Garden Gate: Time to fight against Mother Nature

Several years ago, I visited the Lost Gardens of Heligan in Cornwall. The gardens were at their peak ...


Trent’s Mill News: Let’s talk a bit about Mother’s Day

We say Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms everywhere. Mother’s Day is coming up this weekend, on ...


County looks to market HIT Park

Prince Edward County’s Industrial Development Authority (IDA) wants to market the Heartland Innovative Technology Park (HIT). And they ...

DAR good citizen


Good Citizen award given

The Judith Randolph-Longwood Chapter (JR-L) of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, (DAR) was privileged to ...

Deanna Lester


Lester receives appointment from the governor

Deanna Lester recently received an appointment from Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin. Lester, who works as the executive director ...


Ag trends announced: week of May 5, 2023

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on May 5: In Virginia, state graded feeder ...


Sowing Seeds: We are the church, together

Most churches in America are declining but some are thriving. I visited four churches thriving in the midst ...

Herald Community Calendar


Church and Community Calendar: Week of Friday, May 12, 2023

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


SVCC sets commencement date

Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) will hold a commencement ceremony for its graduates on Saturday, May 13 on ...


Latter-day Saints dedicate First Temple in Virginia

Located in Glen Allen at 10915 Staples Mill Road, the temple is the Church’s first in Virginia. It ...


Area experiencing early strawberry season

May officially ushers in strawberry season, but thanks to an early start, Virginia farmers predict the picking window ...

Farmville Lions Club


Lions Club to celebrate 100th anniversary

The Farmville Lions will celebrate 100 years of service on Monday, May 15 at the Gee Price Center, ...

affordable housing


‘This is about affordable housing’: Farmville council debates PUDs

It all comes down to affordable housing. People are less likely to move into an area or stay ...

Cumberland art students


Students honored for their art

Lillian McConkey, a 12th grade student at Cumberland High School, was recognized by the Cumberland School Board at ...

Longwood senior


A race to win: Longwood senior juggles graduation, marathon prep

Many college students find it difficult to balance school, work and extracurriculars. However, one Longwood student found time ...


Farming impact exceeds pre-pandemic level

A boost in jobs, wages, exports and tax revenues shows the robust growth and enduring impact of U.S. ...

Buckingham-Dillwyn Garden Club


Garden club attends district meeting

Buckingham-Dillwyn Garden Club members attended the Virginia Federation of Garden Clubs South Central District Spring Meeting in Keysville ...

The Diplomat


TV Review: The Diplomat

Netflix is hitting it out of the park this year, releasing two of my favorite series with BEEF ...


The Word: Jesus makes all things new

“I feel like a new person” someone will say. Maybe you’ve even expressed that same sentiment. I have ...

Mother Nature's Garden


Mother Nature’s Garden: The amazing things that plants do

While plants don’t move around like animals, that doesn’t mean they’re incapable of reacting to their environment. For ...


Sowing Seeds: We are the church, together

A dictionary defines church as a building for public and especially Christian worship or a body or organization ...


Happy to be here: Finding the flowers

In 1955, Pete Seeger wrote a song asking “Where Have All the Flowers Gone?” Additional verses were later ...

Wise Ridge


Chamber hears from Wise Ridge’s new owner

A large turnout of business owners, community leaders, and advocates marked the April meeting of the Buckingham Chamber ...

Good Citizen Award


Good Citizen Award given

The Judith Randolph-Longwood Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, was privileged to honor one of the ...

Farmville Farmer's Market


Opening Day for Farmville Farmer’s Market

Saturday, April 29 marked the first Farmville Farmer’s Market of this season. Business owners from across the area ...


Fuqua Falcons put on a night to enjoy

By Elena Meader The Farmville Herald Fuqua School’s 2023 Jazz Night offered a performance of lively instrumentals and ...


Devotional: Trusting God

Through him you have come to trust in God, who raised him from the dead and gave him ...

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