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Virginia farmer takes part in energy talks

The petroleum-based plastic bags used to package Virginia-grown potatoes cost David Hickman 12 cents each in 2020. That ...

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Del. Wright stirs the pot

State Delegate Tommy Wright (R-Victoria) stirs a pot of Brunswick Stew with Stew Master Kevin Pair and son ...


Dispatch reporter’s business wins national award

A member of the Dispatch’s staff earned an award for her private company this week. In addition to ...

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State error causes problem for Lunenburg, other school districts

VICTORIA – On Jan. 1, Virginia eliminated its grocery tax. There was just one problem. That tax had ...



Movie Review: Pinocchio is del Toro’s masterpiece

Guillermo del Toro said it best when he said, “Animation is a medium, not a genre.” This statement ...


Treasures on the Shelves: There’s a lot to do at the library

Hasn’t the weather been crazy lately? It is 5 degrees one day and a few days later it’s ...


The Garden Muse: Frost dates

It’s that time of year when I organize my seed packets for planting. I plant flowers, herbs, and ...

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Student recognized for exemplary behavior

Each nine weeks, Kenbridge Elementary School recognizes one student for displaying exemplary behavior. This acknowledgement is based on ...


A Box of Love: Let’s talk about time

Do you feel that time is moving too swiftly? Unfortunately, the days are going so fast that we ...


The Word: Don’t ignore church because of a bad experience

Have you ever gone to a restaurant and had a bad experience? It happens. The service was slow ...

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Lunenburg County Property Transfers

Following are the property transfers recorded in the Lunenburg County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office for the month of ...


Farmers deal with mental health struggles

“Who are you, and what have you done with my husband?’ Jane Doe suddenly didn’t recognize the man ...


AARP urges caution after storms

Be careful of who shows up after winter storms. With temperatures dropping in Farmville and across the region, ...


Kenston Lower School Honor Roll

Kenston Forest announces its second quarter honor roll. TWELFTH GRADE All Academic List with Honors: Mackenzie Newcomb, Sophia ...



DAR learns insignia protocol

Linda Bagley, left, of Kenbridge, Regent of the William Taylor Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, ...



SVCC cruises to win

The Southside Virginia Community College men’s basketball team broke out to a double-digit lead eight minutes in and ...



Currin will not run for re-election

Amona Currin has served as Lunenburg County Treasurer since 2012. But after this year, that tenure will come ...


Mail scams start showing up in area, region

The letters arrive in the mailbox, showing up as “Priority 3 Day” mail. Inside the package, you’ll find ...

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Smyth Properties project will provide affordable housing

KENBRIDGE – It’s an issue we see both here locally and across the state. Based on a Dec. ...


Church and Community Calendar: Week of Jan. 25, 2023

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