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  1. Add your commentRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Farmville Herald

    The third annual Christmas Tree Lighting was held Nov. 17 at High Bridge Trail Plaza. The event included a prayer from the Rev.

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  2. Chorale to perform Dec. 10Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Farmville Herald

    The Commonwealth Chorale, with orchestra and soloists, will perform Georg Frideric Handel's magnificent oratorio, Messiah, on Sunday, Dec. 10, at 3 p.m. at the Farmville United Methodist Church, 212 High St. For 275 years, Messiah has been acknowledged as Handel's masterpiece. The work premiered in Dublin on April 13, 1742, to rave reviews.

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  3. Church and Community EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Friday. Items must be submitted by 10 a.m. Monday for that Friday's calendar.

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  4. Food bank commendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Farmville Herald

    It's extremely gratifying that a little more than a week before Thanksgiving, the Cumberland County Board of Supervisors voted in favor of leasing a property on 1550 Anderson Highway for a permanent location for a food bank in the county. The food bank is located just next to the Cumberland County Cooperative Extension, the former site of the Cumberland County Department of Social Services.

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  5. Food bank approvedRead the original story

    Yesterday | Farmville Herald

    Members of the Cumberland County Board of Supervisors voted to approve a permanent location for an area food bank, which will be at 1550 Anderson Highway, adjacent to the Cumberland Cooperative Extension and the former location of the Cumberland Department of Social Services. A public hearing held during the meeting addressed a request for the county property at 1550 Anderson Highway to be leased to Cumberland Community Cares .

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  6. Events to benefit Christmas MotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Farmville Herald

    Attendees will be able to gain admittance to a Longwood men's basketball game Nov. 29 for the price of a toy. According to Heart of Virginia Christmas Mother President Kate Pickett Eggleston, toys given in replace of the price of a ticket, at the game, will be donated to the Heart of Virginia Christmas Mother by the Farmville Jaycees, who organize the toy drive annually.

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  7. Care: The best holiday giftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Farmville Herald

    The holidays can be a wonderful time. This especially becomes the case as a number of nonprofit organizations work tirelessly to provide families with gifts or food so they don't have to worry, or sacrifice other necessities.

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  8. A great attitude starts with gratitudeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Farmville Herald

    Thank you. Such a simple phrase. I don't use it enough. How basic to acknowledge that another has done something, large or small, that has touched my life.

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  9. Christmas decorating contest setRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Farmville Herald

    There will be three prizes and the cost to enter is $10. This is for anyone who lives within 10 miles of Prospect.

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  10. Church holds - Community Thanksgiving'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Farmville Herald

    An inaugural Community Thanksgiving service was held at Calvary Chapel in Farmville Sunday, which saw participation from at least 10 area churches and saw community leaders speak such as Farmville Mayor David Whitus and Longwood University President W. Taylor Reveley IV. "As I was thinking about coming together as a neighborhood of churches, really why would we do this? What's our plan?" said Calvary Chapel Pastor Marvin Fisher at the service.

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  11. Block scheduling talks get heatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Farmville Herald

    Contention found its way to the Prince Edward County School Board meeting Nov. 8 following the division's Superintendent Dr. Barbara Johnson's presentation on the possibility of switching Prince Edward County High School's schedule to block scheduling. Following her presentation, Leigh District Representative Dr. Timothy W. Corbett contended that he had never heard about plans to switch to block scheduling.

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  12. Family workshop Winter Wonderland at LCVARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Farmville Herald

    Bundle up for the cold winter season and join the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts Saturday, Dec. 2 from 10:30 a.m-12:30 p.m., for the annual Winter Wonderland Free Family Workshop. LCVA's lower level will be transformed into a wintry forest scene.

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  13. Add your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | Farmville Herald

    Farmville families are on a mission to make an impact in the lives of children in need. They are donating colorfully wrapped shoebox gifts to be sent to children around the world-many of whom have never received a gift before and have very little to call their own.

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  14. Elementary students evacuated to middle schoolRead the original story

    Friday Nov 10 | Farmville Herald

    A fire alarm triggered by smoke from an overheated motor in the HVAC unit at Prince Edward County Elementary School at approximately 9:15 a.m. Friday saw the response of three separate fire departments. Shortly after, students were evacuated and transported by bus to the cafeteria at Prince Edward County Middle School .

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  15. Dedication set for Dec. 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 | Farmville Herald

    The dedication of a new sign for the Barbara Rose Johns Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library will be held Sunday, Dec. 10, at 2 p.m. According to Farmville Town Manager Gerald Spates, the Johns family will be in attendance.

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  16. Fuqua recognizes firefightersRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 9 | Farmville Herald

    The week of Oct. 9-13 was Fire Prevention Week. Fuqua School thought of no better way to recognize the importance of this message than by having Farmville's own Company 1 visit the Lower School.

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  17. Events to honor veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 | Farmville Herald

    Events across the Heart of Virginia will honor veterans this weekend as part of a celebration of Veteran's Day, which is Saturday. As a way of saying thank you for your service, Edward Jones Investments will have free coffee, juice, doughnuts, fruit, muffins and more for all veterans Friday from 8-11 a.m. at 306 E. Third St. in Farmville.

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  18. Sportsman Dinner rallies supportRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 9 | Farmville Herald

    Members of the community and the Farmville Fire Department came out in support of the eighth annual Sportsman Dinner, held at the Fireman's Sports Arena in Prince Edward County. According to Safety Officer Julie Bailey and Chief Dean Farmer, the activities during the dinner would raise funds for a rescue engine the department will be set to have in December.

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  19. Church and Community EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 | Farmville Herald

    The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Friday. Items must be submitted by 10 a.m. Monday for that Friday's calendar.

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  20. Elections see new leadersRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 7 | Farmville Herald

    In Prince Edward County, Buffalo District Supervisor C.R. "Bob" Timmons Jr, Leigh District Supervisor Jerry R. Townsend and Farmville 701 District Supervisor Jim Wilck were reelected to their seats. According to the Virginia Department of Elections website, Incumbent Prospect District Supervisor Calvin L. Gray was defeated by J. David Emert by five votes and .57 percentage points.

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