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  1. VFBC Center Launches an Affordable, Up-market Venue SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2013 | 24-7 Press Release

    The official launch events for the VFBC Center, an independent venue rental space for education and community events, take place March 1 through March 2, 2013. VFBC Center is located at 3101 Cove Road, NW Building 1, Roanoke, VA 24017, adjacent to the Garden of Prayer Church.

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  2. Drug bust nets cocaine, pot, 30 boxes of ammo and stolen goodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Farmville Herald

    Three men and one woman are facing numerous drug charges following a bust at 81 Brier Creek Road in Cumberland where police seized cocaine, a large amount of marijuana, scales, cash, about 30 boxes of ammunition, a gun and stolen goods. According to the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, Adam Perasall, Tim Woodson, both of Farmville, Edwin Hayer Jr., of Blackstone, and Euricka Harris, of Farmville, face numerous felony charges, including distribution of cocaine and marijuana.

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  3. On Whitea s influenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Farmville Herald

    White was not only a Cumberland resident, but he was a devoted community activist, leader and coach for the county and its youth. He spent and dedicated much of his life to shaping our local youth through sports programming, both at the high school and recreational levels.

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  4. New Farmville employment office will close in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Farmville Herald

    The Farmville branch of the Virginia Employment Commission , located at 221 Sunchase Blvd. in Farmville, will close in May. According to VEC spokeswoman Joyce Fogg, the part-time office, which serves Amelia, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, Lunenburg, Nottoway and Prince Edward counties, is only open three days a week. "There are two classified staff there.

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  5. VFBC Center Launches an Affordable, Up-market Venue SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2013 | 24-7 Press Release

    The official launch events for the VFBC Center, an independent venue rental space for education and community events, take place March 1 through March 2, 2013. VFBC Center is located at 3101 Cove Road, NW Building 1, Roanoke, VA 24017, adjacent to the Garden of Prayer Church.

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  6. County will erect shell buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Farmville Herald

    The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors has agreed to lend $350,000 to the county's industrial development authority to build a shell building in the county's business park. Supervisors voted following a closed session on Jan. 12 to loan the money to the IDA to erect the 220-by-100-by-17-foot prefabricated building.

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  7. Kaylee Staton, of Dillwyn, makes a snow angel in Buckingham.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Farmville Herald

    ... U.S. Routes 15, 60, Route 45, High Street and Third Street - throughout Buckingham, Farmville, Prince Edward and Cumberland are snow covered. Southside Electric Cooperative (SEC) reports two outages in Prince Edward, one in Charlotte County and two ...

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  8. A year in photos - 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    ... King, Jasmine Garner, Moenesha Pair, Catherine Fleischman and Tracy Eubanks knit scarves for soldiers during Cumberland's Betty Scales Day of Service, held in December. Italia Gregory - Herald Moton Museum Founding Director Lacy Ward Jr., left, ...

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  9. 4-H, middle school develop mentorship programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    In collaboration with the Cumberland County 4-H Program, the county's middle school has implemented the 4-H Mentoring: Youth and Families with Promise program. The purpose of the program is "to increase the developmental assets of youth ages 10-14 and their families," said Jeffrey Dingeldein, the principal of Cumberland's middle school.

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  10. Rape reported at LongwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Farmville Herald

    No charges have been filed, said Patricia Scales, the special prosecutor investigating the incident who also serves as Cumberland County commonwealth's attorney. "It's still under investigation," she said.

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  11. East end teams have early success at Bell Capital CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | Orléans Online

    ... Rideau St. Lawrence Kings in today's semi-finals, with the winner advancing to the 5 p.m. final at the CTC. The Cumberland Jr. Grads Minor Atom A team have also qualified for the playoffs with a perfect 3-0-0 round robin record. Their opening ...

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  12. A community resolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Farmville Herald

    It's a simple task that if all of us undertake will make a big impression on Buckingham, Cumberland and Prince Edward counties. There are numerous, easy ways that we can support these men and women, who put their lives on the line daily to make sure we're safe and get the care we need during our lowest and most difficult times.

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  13. Bishop gets statewide honors; Farm Bureau Distinguished Service Award presentedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2015 | Farmville Herald

    Cumberland farmer and agricultural producer Donald Bishop has received the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation's Distinguished Service to Farm Bureau Award in recognition of his statewide impact on the agricultural and farming industries. "It was humbling," Bishop said on receiving the award.

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  14. Bristol folk musician resurrects long-forgotten Civil War songsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Civil War lore. But few people - even renowned historians - know the tunes and words of "Fort Washington" or "The Cumberland's Crew" or "The Last Charge at Fredericksburg." These three songs and thousands of others appeared during the war and all ...

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  15. 18-year-old responsible for deadly police pursuit charged with second degree murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The 18-year-old who led police on a high-speed chase that ended with a deadly crash in Powahtan County on Tuesday is facing a laundry list of charges, including one count of second degree murder. Tuesday afternoon, Virginia State Police received reports of a Chevrolet Tahoe driving recklessly in the Cumberland Courthouse area in Cumberland County.

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  16. Husband killed, wife seriously injured after police chase ends with wreck in Powhatan Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A suspect is in custody after he led police on a high-speed chase with a stolen vehicle that ended with a deadly wreck in Powhatan County on Tuesday. Virginia State Police tell 8News they received reports of a Chevrolet Tahoe driving recklessly in the Cumberland Courthosue area.

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  17. Offensive lineman T.J. Jackson becomes second Virginia Tech commitment in Fuente eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Virginia Tech made a move to gain some size up front by picking up a commitment from behemoth offensive lineman T.J. Jackson. Jackson, a 6-foot-8, 320-pound offensive tackle from Cumberland High in Cumberland, became the third offensive line pledge for Tech's 2016 recruiting class.

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  18. 2 injured after police chase ends with wreck in Powhatan Co.; suspect in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A suspect is in custody after he led police on a high-speed chase that ended with a wreck in Powhatan County on Tuesday. Virginia State Police tell 8News they received reports of a Chevrolet Tahoe driving recklessly in the Cumberland Courthosue area.

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  19. Crash on Route 60 in Powhatan CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | WTVR Richmond

    ... over a speeding driver. "Virginia State Police received a report of a Chevrolet Tahoe driving recklessly in the Cumberland Courthouse area. A trooper observed the reported Chevrolet Tahoe driving 79 mph in the posted 35 mph zone. When the trooper ...

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  20. Prominent Pastor AccusedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Q94

    ... handling the case because Blankenship has ties to the Powhatan Commonwealth's Attorney. Blankenship is pastor at Cumberland Baptist Temple in Cumberland County. There were a number of large races in Powhatan this fall, both on the local and state ...

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