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Study examines conservation programs

Targeted voluntary conservation practices can help improve and support pollinator populations while benefiting agricultural production nationwide. That was ...

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A Box of Love: Our children are listening to us

“Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Thy sight, O ...

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Virginia ahead of the curve with broadband plans

Amid a national movement to close the digital divide, Virginia continues to lead the way toward universal broadband ...

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The Word: A culture of the offended

You might want to have a seat before you start reading. We have become a culture of the ...

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Agriculture agencies investigate spongy moth

The Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF) and the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) are joining ...

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Miyares asks Supreme Court to protect parents’ rights

Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares on Monday led a 16-state coalition in filing an amicus brief asking the ...

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Tigers get $1 million pledge for athletics

Hampden-Sydney’s athletics facilities could soon get an upgrade, thanks to the Kirk family. John “Bill” Kirk III and ...

Kenbridge July Jubilee

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Kenbridge July Jubilee returns with new parade

The Town of Kenbridge will be celebrating the July Jubilee a little differently this Independence Day season. Usually ...

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Dispatch Church and Community Calendar: week of July 10

The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Wednesday. Items must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. Monday ...

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5th District primary results certified

We have an official winner in the 5th District Republican primary race. The Virginia Board of Elections on ...

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Lancers headed to Paradise Jam

The Longwood men’s basketball team is headed to the Virgin Islands this fall. The Lancers will headline this ...

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A Box of Love: Who shall praise the Lord?

I conversed with Jesus and asked Him to speak to me through the Bible. This is what I ...

Lifestyles

The Word: Showing humanity to others

“Ubuntu.” This word is described as “humanity to others.” It’s an ancient African word that’s often described as ...

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Good looks to outlaw abortion

On a Thursday where abortion was a topic of the presidential debate, it was also a focus for ...

Lifestyles

Treasures on the Shelves: Who wants a good beach read?

Our recent heatwave has many of us thinking about a seaside vacation and what’s a better companion that ...

Education

Tigers makes Princeton Review list

The news was good this week for Hampden-Sydney College, as the school earned some national recognition. The Princeton ...

Juneteenth Jubilee

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Jubilee celebration honors history-makers

An upcoming event is the culmination of a dream Dr. Yemaja Jubilee had more than a year ago. ...

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MEC plans rate decrease

Electric Cooperative customers will see a lower power bill. Company officials announced over the weekend that as of ...

Lifestyles

Rural areas face need for free clinics

The need for free clinics is growing. Not just here in Southside Virginia, but across the state. That ...

Branch Manager

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Branch manager named

Benchmark Community Bank announced a promotion over the weekend. Becka Green will now be branch manager for the ...