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  1. Center acquires Fall Line FarmsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Farmville Herald

    ... market, Local Roots Food Co-Op, founded in 2010, serves the counties of Goochland, Hanover, Louisa, Powhatan and Cumberland, and the town of Farmville," officials said in a press release. "Fall Line Farms, founded in 2008, serves the city of ...

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  2. You're banning what America's made of' - 70 people attend second rallyRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 4 | Farmville Herald

    ... in collaboration with other student groups. Despite the chilly air, dozens of protesters gathered to march. Cumberland residents, from left, Chris, Diana, Olivia, and Abigail Shores attended the rally Saturday, supporting President Donald Trump's ...

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  3. Students named to Deana s ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Farmville Herald

    The following students were recently named to the Dean's List at the College of William & Mary for the fall semester: John Wood, of Cumberland; Sydney Brenn French, Lucia Ann Butler and Benjamin Alexander Derr Peterson Wade, all of Farmville.

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  4. Our Opinion: Service in memory of Johns' legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Farmville Herald

    ... 1951 that continue to affect the lives of people today. communities in Prince Edward, and those in Buckingham and Cumberland should do the same, showing other parts of the state what Johns' impact means. Having a piece of legislation signed by the ...

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  5. Stats show tourism growth in areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Farmville Herald

    Unemployment rates in The Herald's three-county coverage area were lowest in Cumberland County, between 4.5 and 4.8 percent between July and October, followed by Buckingham County, which hovered between 4.8 and 5.1 percent unemployment during the same timeframe. According to the Virginia Employment Commission, unemployment rates were higher in Prince Edward County - as high as 6.1 percent in July and dipping only as low as 5.3 percent in September.

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  6. Construction bids will come this monthRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Farmville Herald

    HENRICO COUNTY A computer-generated graphic depicts the view of the future Cobbs Creek Reservoir in northwestern Cumberland County looking west across the proposed dam. The spillway is in the foreground, then the main dam.

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  7. Fundraising nets $77KRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | Farmville Herald

    ... 70 percent of the organization's clients are from the Farmville area, FACES also serves portions of Charlotte and Cumberland that share Prince Edward County zip codes. He said FACES hoped to raise about $50,000 in donations from their fall ...

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  8. Church and Community EVENTSRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | Farmville Herald

    ... other book intended for children or teens are welcome. CMEC BENEFIT PROGRAM, 2 p.m. for Bright Hope Center, 3883 Cumberland Roadd, Cumberland, with Food and Open Gospel Mic. Featured guest is Brother Earnest Allen and Voices of Praise, Brother Chris ...

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  9. Food distribution is WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | Farmville Herald

    This food pantry is designed for Cumberland residents, which includes Cartersville. The next food distribution will be held Wednesday from 3-4:30 pm.

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  10. Add your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Farmville Herald

    Newly elected state Sen. Mark Peake, R-Lynchburg, has introduced a Senate Joint Resolution before his colleagues in the Virginia General Assembly that would designate April 28 of each year Barbara Johns Day in Virginia. Peake, who represents Farmville, Prince Edward, Buckingham and Cumberland as part of the 22nd Senate District, filed the resolution Tuesday.

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  11. New First school board election is this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | Farmville Herald

    ... have the potential for half of the board to be new," Honeycutt said. "That's a big issue to me." Buckingham and Cumberland have had elected school boards for some time. Buckingham chose to elect its school board in 1992, and didn't see its initial ...

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  12. Friends group will meet Feb. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    ... "Meetings are typically held the second Sunday of each month." The park is located at 22 Bear Creek Lake Road in Cumberland. Contact the park at (804) 492-4410, visit or email ...

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  13. No spark: Chargers logo, player booed at Clippers-LakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | Powhatan Today

    Los Angeles fans at a Clippers-Lakers game Saturday booed the Chargers' new logo when it was shown on the video board, then jeered tight end Jeff Cumberland when he was put on the big screen. Click here to create a free user account to enter a calendar events, update your business directory listing or comment on an obituary.

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  14. Board hears schools reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Cumberland County Public Schools Division Superintendent Dr. Amy Griffin reported on the division's reconstitution efforts for its elementary and middle schools to the county's board of supervisors Tuesday. Griffin said achieving reconstituted status is good because many other schools in the state were denied the chance.

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  15. New Deadline extended for in-person absentee voting in special electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    ... special elections occurring Tuesday in multiple localities across the commonwealth. In Farmville, Buckingham, Cumberland and Prince Edward counties, voters will go to the polls Tuesday to elect a new state Senator. They'll choose between Republican ...

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  16. New charges in Route 60 theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Cumberland County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested Howard Al-Tariq Berry and Shai-Yaun Austin, both 18 and both of Cumberland, on Dec. 12 following break-ins and other incidents at businesses along Route 60 in Cumberland. The men are accused of stealing a car from Cumberland NAPA Farm & Auto Parts; stealing lighters, cigarettes, lottery tickets and cash from the Cumberland Exxon; and stealing items and vandalizing Carden's Farm & Home Supply.

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  17. A Cumberland gift after ChristmasRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    Clint Thackston, of Farmville, holds the deer he killed while hunting the evening of Dec. 26 in Cumberland County.

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  18. New Initiative could develop workforceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    Cumberland County recently announced its participation in the ACT Work Ready Communities initiative, a workforce system designed to assist states and regions in developing their workforce to provide skilled workers for employers. In a press release, county officials said Cumberland was accepted in January into the ACT Work Ready Communities Academy, which provides an executive leadership and training program for officials.

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  19. Rambling through the areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    ... Gazette and The Kenbridge-Victoria Dispatch . In doing so, I not only get to cover stories in Buckingham, Cumberland and Prince Edward counties, but Charlotte and Lunenburg as well. For example, back on Dec. 3, I covered the State Senate District 22 ...

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  20. New Christmas Parades ready to goRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    The Heart of Virginia's annual Christmas parades are ready to go in Farmville, Cumberland and Dillwyn. Read on to get the what, where and when on all the fun.

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