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Proposed spending down from last year in Victoria, hearing date set

It’s becoming more expensive for towns and counties to operate their own water treatment facilities. As a result, ...

Kenbridge Farmers Market


Kenbridge Farmers Market enters a new season

Farmers markets have long been a sign of spring and warmer weather, offering fresh produce, handcrafted pastries, arts ...

Psalm 19


A Box of Love: From Psalm 19, we reflect on the beauty of Jesus

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

Kids Off Social Media Act


‘Kids Off Social Media Act’ gets introduced by Sen. Mark Warner

Virginia Sen. Mark Warner wants to change how much children are on social media. To do that, he ...

Fall Guy review


Movie Review: The Fall Guy

From its death-defying stunt work and action scenes to the red hot chemistry between Ryan Gosling and Emily ...



Mike Wilson: Yes, granddadding is a word

It’s time to share some more wit and wisdom, from one generation to another. Ok, in other words, ...


The Word: Don’t make Mother’s Day a one-time thing

I read a story recently about a young child, around 10 years old, who came over to his ...

Kathy Coffee


Coffee honored at Leadership Conference

When the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation gathered for their annual Women’s Leadership Conference, there was someone missing. And ...

White Bird Appaloosa Horse Rescue


Packed house turns out for White Bird

Months of organization paid off on Sunday, May 5, as White Bird Appaloosa Horse Rescue held a benefit ...


Good introduces Apprenticeship Act

Congressman Bob Good (VA-05) introduced the Apprenticeship Freedom Act this week. Currently, 83% of apprenticeship programs in America ...

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Treasures on the Shelves: Somewhat of an early summer treat

For book lovers, this year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of a classic horror novel of ...

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Dispatch Community Calendar week of May 8

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

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Lunenburg County eyes revision to budget after requests

Lunenburg County Supervisors are expected to make a decision on some revised budget requests during their meeting this ...


LaRue earns spot at Men’s Golf Regional

Justin LaRue made history for Longwood Men’s Golf this season, and now the junior is headed to the ...


Gov. Youngkin names Virginia Teacher of the Year

Avanti Yamamoto, a mathematics teacher at Hanover County Public Schools’ Atlee High School, was named the 2025 Virginia ...

Piedmont Regional Jail staff awards


Jail staff win awards at conference

Piedmont Regional Jail staff went to the Virginia Association of Regional Jails Spring Conference and came back with ...


Wheat, corn and soybeans trend higher

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on April 26: In Virginia, state graded feeder ...


A Box of Love: We need to watch our words

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


The Word: It’s a time to help others

“Give. But don’t allow yourself to be used. Love. But don’t allow your heart to be abused. Trust. ...

Barbara Rose Johns Day


Moton holds annual Barbara Rose Johns Day celebration

The Robert Russa Moton Museum was abuzz with activity on Tuesday, April 23 as the facility hosted the ...