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Winter Weather Forecasts

Winter Weather Forecasts

Okay, folks, so far our weather has been quite mild and we’re into the second week of December. This reporter has checked into stories concerning winter weather predictions and some…

Girls On The Run Visit The Woodland

Girls On The Run Visit The Woodland

The Prince Edward County Public Schools Girls on the Run team crafted Christmas cards for residents at The Woodland.  Some of the students participated in face-to-face delivery this week.  It…

PTA Holds Party to Benefit Christmas Mother Program

PTA Holds Party to Benefit Christmas Mother Program

The Prince Edward County Elementary School PTA held a Glow Dance Party to benefit the Heart of Virginia Christmas Mother.  Students had a choice of paying to attend the dance…

By the Light of the Moon

By the Light of the Moon

Elsewhere in the paper this week, our Community News columnist discussed predicting the weather according to the interior shape of persimmon seeds. Not settling for only one method, Mother Nature…

Genetics, Yesterweek and Texting

Genetics, Yesterweek and Texting

Genetics are an interesting subject. At our Jones family Thanksgiving dinner at my sibling’s house there was a herd of children. Of that herd about half were genetically related to…

Me and My Friend Prince William

Me and My Friend Prince William

Are you in the process of addressing a stack of Christmas cards?  Are you struggling to write your annual letter telling the world about all the great things that have…

Salvation Army Gives Locally

Salvation Army Gives Locally

Devone Ferrell, Salvation Army representative, presents a check to Virginia Dailey, Southside Christmas Parents representative, to assist with gifts for the children within our county.  It is wonderful that we…

Local Business Collecting for the Needy

Local Business Collecting for the Needy

Employees of Red Oak Excavating are taking a collection for Charlotte County Social Services. They and local churches, friends and family have been collecting toys, food, coats for the needy…

Sixty-Six Prince Edward High School Seniors Awarded Academic Jackets

Sixty-Six Prince Edward High School Seniors Awarded Academic Jackets

FARMVILLE – Sixty-six Prince Edward High School seniors were awarded academic jackets during a banquet on November 28th.  Jackets were given to those students who earned a 3.2 cumulative or…

A Christmas Carol:  Ghosts of Christmas Past

A Christmas Carol:  Ghosts of Christmas Past

Christmastime is here.  Time for decorations and singing, parties and gifts and laughter.  Growing up, one of my favorite traditions was when my mom and dad would gather us together…

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