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Opinion — Support your community — shop at home

Black Friday – that “day” of super discount sales and long lines to match fill my mind with ...

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OPINION — Protecting our children

Colorful blue pinwheel gardens are springing up in our area, the state and even across the nation, and ...

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COLUMN — Blessings and opportunities abound

This holiday season for most, if not all of us, looks different this year. I am mindful that ...

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A message to our readers

The Farmville Herald staff has been working hard in recent days to ensure we remain — both in ...

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Making dreams come true

Aug. 17 saw the official dedication and opening of Lions Park on the west end of Farmville. The ...

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A loud and clear message

While the cliché “It takes a village to raise a child” may be over used its importance is ...

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Internet safety

The internet has forever changed the way we live our lives. In the palm of my hand, using ...

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An Independence Day to remember

At the mention of Fourth of July I begin to anticipate barbecue, fresh corn, the gathering of family ...

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Protecting our children

Colorful pinwheel gardens are springing up in our area, the state and even the across the nation, and ...

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Choosing to believe

Eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote to the editor of New York’s The Sun asking for help in answering one ...

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An ideal educational tool

Many of today’s classrooms are filled with all types of emerging technologies, which educators use to enhance their ...

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Make it a Fourth of July to remember

At the mention of Fourth of July I begin to anticipate barbecue, fresh corn, the gathering of family ...

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Let there be ducks

It was a first for downtown Farmville, thousands of bright yellow rubber ducks bobbing and “racing” down the ...

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A reminder that freedom isn’t free

Memorial Day, celebrated on the last Monday in May, is often referred to as the unofficial start of ...

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A job well done

Sunday the Prince Edward County High School (PECHS) drama team presented “B. Rose! The Musical” at the inaugural ...

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A visit with Uncle Sam

It’s quickly approaching April 15 and with it comes my annual visit with my least favorite uncle, Sam. ...

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Don’t become a statistic

February is National Heart Health Month, and according to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease, listed as the ...

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Giving credit where credit is due

As is often the case on the opinion page, we like to take the opportunity in our columns ...

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Choosing to believe

Eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote to the editor of New York’s The Sun asking for help in answering one ...

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Holiday good reads

The sweet sights and sounds of Christmas are a reminder and an opportunity for us to put political ...

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Let the holiday festivities begin

Calling all chefs, cooks, and lovers of good food. Do you or a family member make cornbread that ...

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Shades of pink

October, in our area, is known for beautiful colors, warm shades of red, bright and vibrant yellows, brilliant ...

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It’s time for the fair

It may still be hot outside and feel like summer, but, as of last Friday, it’s officially fall ...

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She commends initiative

As evidenced in Friday’s edition of The Herald, (“Teachers donate to local causes),” each Friday at Prince Edward ...

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Tips on beating the heat

I t’s been hot — and I mean really hot outside. The temperature gauge in my car recently ...

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‘Unique opportunities’

Two firsts, of which I hope there are many more, for the High Bridge Trail took place recently. ...

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‘Putting his feet to the pedals’

Just hearing the word cancer in relation to a loved one strikes fear into our hearts, but especially ...

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