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Betrayed and Denied: The Aftermath of Charlottesville

Betrayed and Denied: The Aftermath of Charlottesville

Today as I watched the footage from Charlottesville, my heart broke and I felt betrayed and denied.  Betrayed by a city that at one time was ranked the number one…

Cassada Wins Trail Life Drawing

Cassada Wins Trail Life Drawing

Trail Life USA Troop VA-1416 would like to congratulate David Cassada, the winner of Wise Food five-day survival backpack drawing. We would like to thank all of those who helped…

Pempel Chosen as Fire Dept. Member of the Month

Pempel  Chosen as Fire Dept. Member of the Month

FARMVILLE – Sgt. Dan Pempel has been honored as Farmville Fire Department’s Member of the Month. Pempel has served with the Farmville Fire Department for 14 years. Prior to moving to…

New Assistant Town Manager Has Diverse Experience in Local Government

New Assistant Town Manager Has Diverse  Experience in Local Government

FARMVILLE -The Town of Farmville is proud to announce that C. Scott Davis of Colonial Heights has been hired as Assistant Town Manager. Dr. Davis has a resume heavy in…

Long Lost Wedding Band Found – “It was God-ment.”

Long Lost Wedding Band Found – “It was God-ment.”

Submitted by Gerry Pettus KEYSVILLE – While cleaning the kitchen at Ash Camp Baptist Church recently, Gerry Pettus uncovered a long-lost treasure. Down to the last drawer, which was filled…

Quick-thinking Saves Shop and Contents

Quick-thinking Saves Shop and Contents

Firefighters from Rice and Farmville Volunteer Fire Departments responded to a fire at a farm in the 3000 block of Poorhouse Road in Rice on Tuesday morning just before 11…

Sorority and Masons Sponsor Bloodmobile

Sorority and Masons Sponsor Bloodmobile

The Kappa Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and the Farmville Masonic Lodge #41 AF and AM, recently sponsored their annual American Red Cross Bloodmobile which was…

Confessions, Brat-i-cide, and Breaking the Ten Commandments

Confessions, Brat-i-cide, and Breaking the Ten Commandments

One of the Grand-brats just achieved a personal record and in fact I believe his achievement has not happened in over 2000 years. You might say he is tied for…

Facing Transition?

Facing Transition?

Does this quote from the Longwood’s website describe a recent event in your life?  “And, as family members said their tearful goodbyes and offered their final words of advice, the…

Letter to the Editor

Remember Your History Classes I want to thank you for being exceedingly generous in printing so many of my letters. I write as much as I do because I don’t read enough of…