Dear Editor I would like to make the residents of Cumberland County aware of the courage, passion and eloquence of one of their fellow citizens. This past Monday, (11/26), I was fortunate to be an interested observer in Judge T. J. Markow’s courtroom in Cumberland County Va. as Mr. Hubbard Sprouse argued to appeal the … Continue reading Letter to the Editor regarding Mr. Hubbard Sprouse
Seems we lost our bet! The snow is coming down and we decided to call off today’s meeting. We will meet next month – January 13th from 3:00 to 5:00 at The Community Center located at 11 Davenport Road in Cumberland. Stay safe and warm today! Enjoy the snow! Thank you for your involvement and … Continue reading Cancelled – Today’s Community Townhall Meeting
Reminder – Tomorrow’s Monthly Community Townhall Meeting – Still On! We’re betting the snow will move to Monday! We will review the ongoing rezoning appeal case and the status of the proposed mega landfill project. Mr. Sprouse to speak! Followed by FESTIVE FUN with homemade goodies, Christmas Basket Auction, and more! Sunday December 9th 4:00 … Continue reading Still On! ~ Tomorrow’s Community Townhall
Now that the appeal case is officially in litigation, we will be limited in what details we will be able to share on social media. We will keep you updated as the case moves along, share major twists and turns, and we will not share strategic information. Recap Last Week’s Case: The Judge has, more … Continue reading Rezoning Appeal – Update
Rezoning Appeal Tomorrow Monday, November 26th at 10:00am A reminder that the Judge will hear the appeal case at the Cumberland County Courthouse tomorrow at 10:00am. Come out to show your support to Mr. Sprouse as well as to show the Judge there is a citizen presence that wants to put a stop to this proposed … Continue reading Tomorrow’s Rezoning Case and Rebublic’s DEQ Permit Update
The guest speaker during the October 14th Community Townhall Meeting shared a general overview of the DEQ process, politics play, and how the citizens can use their voice. Below are rough unofficial minutes taken during the meeting. Any questions/concerns, please either comment or email us at NoMegaLandfill@LoveCentralVa.com. “There are two ‘baskets’ around the proposed mega … Continue reading Minutes – October’s Community Townhall
We are looking forward to seeing you this Sunday at our monthly Community Townhall Meeting! Everybody is invited to join us this Sunday November 11th from 3:00 to 5:00 at The Cumberland County Community Center, located at 11 Davenport Road. All in an effort to Stop the Dump! Our special speaker will be Gustavo Angeles, who is … Continue reading Sunday’s Community Townhall Meeting
This week is an active week for us all… Tuesday is election day! Remember to come out and use your voice to vote! Use this link to check out election information. https://www.elections.virginia.gov/index.html. CCLA team members will be out at the various poll locations in Cumberland and Powhatan to show our support. We will have the petition … Continue reading Voting Day, Community Townhall, Raffle…oh my!
A few facts and news articles around County Waste’s Proposed Mega Landfill… 1200 acres devoted to landfill operations- 4x as big as Colonial Williamsburg, 3x as big as King’s Dominion, almost twice as large as New York City’s Central Park. Vertical height of 250-300 feet proposed, with potential for increase to at least 450-500 feet … Continue reading Cumberland County’s Proposed Mega Landfill Fact Sheet
Sunday, October 21st from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM … or until the BBQ is all gone… at Southworth Power 1273 Anderson Highway in Cumberland, VA 23040. Pork Barbecue, Cole Slaw, Beans, Chips, and a drink – all for $10…and a Bake Sale featuring Halloween Cupcakes and other Homemade Goodies!! See ya’ll on Sunday! Continue reading Come join the fun during Sunday’s Barbecue Fundraising Event!