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Farmville the Magazine

Anthony Anderson: As we see progress, we will continue the march

Like many students at Longwood University, I have immersed myself in the campus culture. I strive to live ...

Erin Waggoneer


Erin B. Waggoner: Allied Farmville: Finding a welcoming community

It is April 2018. I am living in Connecticut, finishing my doctorate, working for UCONN and the NCAA, ...

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Mike Wilson: Is it a garbage truck or a ‘mighty machine’?

Sorry, this is not about the Yugo or the Gremlin or the Corvair (my first car), but is ...


Letter: Same old, same old

Dear Editor,  Now where is School House Earth headed? Same old, same old. Know that ignorance generated hate, ...


Letter: Some common sense worth applauding

Dear Editor,  The Speaker of the House in D.C., Mike Johnson, has shown courage and common sense in ...


Letter: Why I support John McGuire

Dear Editor,  I am endorsing John McGuire for Congress because as both Delegate and Senator, he is a ...


Letter: Explaining what Project 2025 is

Dear Editor,  Project 2025 is a movement. It’s a slow revolution that Republicans hope to bring to fruition ...


Letter: A time to honor Barbara Rose Johns

Dear Editor,  As we celebrate Barbara Johns Day, we reflect on the remarkable legacy of a courageous young ...

Amy Nardini


Amy Nardini: We need to step up to help Madeline’s House

Sarah Mitchell had a question. She wanted to know what resources were available to victims of domestic violence ...

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From The Editor’s Desk: I have yet to meet the free money fairy

I have yet to meet the free money fairy. I’m told that much like Santa Claus, all it ...


Letter to the Editor: Why I support Chuck Smith

Dear Editor,  What and who Virginia needs in the U.S. Senate now more than ever is an all-around ...

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Way To Go: Joining forces to better the community

Just in time for spring, four recently completed Piedmont Habitat for Humanity homes in the area have new ...


Mike Wilson: It’s time to ‘borrow’ some words

Sometimes, there are certain words you need in a conversation. As a linguist and foreign language teacher, I ...


Tommy Wright: Ironing out the wrinkles

Democrats passed a laundry list of bad bills this session, and now Governor Youngkin has issued a laundry ...


Letter to the Editor: You’ve not been paying attention

Dear Editor,  Obviously the author of the recent letter about the Old Ridge Road solar farm not being ...

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From the Editor’s Desk: There’s no quick fix button on this

Some problems don’t have an immediate fix. You can’t just press a button and hit reset. Instead, it ...


Letter to the Editor: Let’s work together for safety

Dear Editor,  Construction season is underway. Our goal is always to be good stewards of public tax dollars ...

Way to Go!


Making an impression

Cumberland Elementary has plenty to be especially proud of this week. On Tuesday Emily Overstreet was named Regional ...


Mike Wilson: A conversation with royalty, a glimpse at the King

Yes, I met the King twice in Memphis. Well, encountered sounds more accurate here. Ok, so maybe we ...

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Letter to the Editor: Support solar energy initiatives for change

I read with sadness about the loss of the Old Ridge Road Solar Project without even an opportunity ...

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Letter to the Editor: Virginia needs to re-join RGGI

Dear Editor,  I’m writing in support of Virginia’s reentry into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). Last summer, ...

Way To Go


Way To Go: Hear her roar

Farmville Lion’s Club Social Media/Marketing Chair Janet Copeland Bunnell has been awarded the International President’s Certificate of Appreciation. ...


Tommy Wright: Youngkin steps in to help Virginians

Session is over, but legislative related events continue apace in and around Capitol Square. Governor Youngkin continues to ...


Dove Standley: Being seen on a ‘Day of Visibility’

March 31, the International Transgender Day of Visibility since 2009, uplifts the lives of Transgender people. As that ...


Mike Wilson: Spanish lessons can end with a punch

In light of the most recent round of border disturbances, Mexico no longer calls to me as it ...

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Farmville Pride: Let’s consider trans voices in music

The International Transgender Day of Visibility is observed on March 31st, and this article intends to celebrate that ...

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From The Editor’s Desk: Some solar decisions don’t make sense

There comes a point where common sense has to win, where you weigh the pros and cons and ...

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