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Determine what veggies to grow to save money

There are a few key elements to planning your garden with food preservation in mind. You can look for a balance of crops that you ... Read more

9 hours ago by Guest Columnist.

SEC cancels annual meeting

The Southside Electric Cooperative (SEC) Board of Directors has canceled this September’s Annual Membership Meeting, a decision aimed at protecting the health and safety of ... Read more

10 hours ago by Staff Report.

Summer learning camps to be offered online

  Summer learning camps offered through Longwood’s Speech, Hearing and Learning Services (SHLS) will be held online July 6-10 via Zoom. “For years, we have ... Read more

12 hours ago by Staff Report.

Senior cool care program

Piedmont Senior Resources (PSR) is partnering with the Department of Aging and Dominion Energy to donate air conditioners to older adults with respiratory issues. This ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

PSR to deliver groceries and medicine to seniors

Piedmont Senior Resources Area Agency on Aging (PSR) is rolling out new programs in response to the continued health threats and risks stemming from COVID-19. ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Hamlett, Gessaman honored in Piedmont Area Show

  The 2020 Piedmont Area Junior Livestock Show was scheduled for April 25 at the Livestock Market in Blackstone. COVID-19 changed the plans of holding ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Adjust your focus

Do you ever think about how sometimes we focus on the wrong thing? There is this thing called “survivorship bias” or “survivor bias”, which Wikipedia ... Read more

4 days ago by Rev. J. Cameron Bailey.

How that mortarboard came to be

Graduation ceremonies are a tradition that dates back to the first high schools and universities. While many aspects of graduation ceremonies have evolved over the ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Phenix town clerk retires

After serving as the clerk for the Town of Phenix, Brenda Driskill is retiring. “I have enjoyed working as the town clerk, especially since I ... Read more

1 week ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Local produce vendor listings

Come support local farmers. You can still enjoy your fresh produce and plants. Use this Local Produce Menu to purchase. Call each farm to order ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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