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Teacher turns lavender hobby into a business

What started as a hobby and a love of lavender has today turned into a business Katrina Wells ... Read more | Add your comment

Locals reel in record Blue Marlin

An average offshore chartered fishing trip turned into an exciting afternoon for four Lunenburg residents. Tuesday, June 1, ... Read more | Add your comment

Truck and tractor pull a success

The Victoria Fire and Rescue’s Truck and Tractor Pull was held Saturday, June 5, drawing around 1,200 people ... Read more | Add your comment

DJ legend marks 50 years

This month Lunenburg native Calvin “Mister K” King is marking a milestone in his career, all while celebrating ... Read more | Add your comment

Local

Solar project gets green light

Apex Clean Energy and SolUnesco, the applicants of Red Brick Solar, Lunenburg County’s first solar project, have received the green light from the Lunenburg County ... Read more | Add your comment

by Crystal Vandegrift.

Local

Incumbents seek reelection

With the June 8 deadline to file now passed, Lunenburg voters will see several local seats on the November election ballot. According to Carolyn Parsons, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Crystal Vandegrift.

Sports

Crews, Looney take home trophies

On a night where virtually every car in the field was damaged in one mishap or another Stuart Crews of Long Island scored his first ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, June 17, 2021 5:05 pm

Education

Four LCPS teachers nominated for award

Four Lunenburg County Public School teachers have been nominated for the Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award. The four educators are recognized for their ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, June 17, 2021 4:54 pm

Columns

Let everything praise the Lord

“Praise him for his acts of power, praise him for his surpassing greatness.” – Psalm 150:2 “Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Praise ... Read more

by Mary Simmons, Thursday, June 17, 2021 4:50 pm

College

Lawson named to president’s list

Chase City resident, Molly Lawson, has been named to the president’s list at James Madison University (JMU) for the spring semester. Students who earn president’s ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, June 17, 2021 4:44 pm

Education

KFS honors seventh graders during graduation

Kenston Forest School held its Seventh Grade graduation on June 1 in the KFS Gymnasium. The following awards were presented: Valedictorian – David Alexander Rimon, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, June 17, 2021 4:43 pm

Community Calendar

Community calendar for the week of June 16

The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Wednesday. Items must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. on Monday for that Wednesday’s calendar. Email events ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, June 17, 2021 4:40 pm

College

Clary named to JMU dean’s list

Brodnax resident, Christian Clary, has been named to the dean’s list at James Madison University (JMU) for the spring semester. Students who earn dean’s list ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, June 17, 2021 4:38 pm

Columns

God will never trade you to another team

Have you ever felt you just weren’t good enough? Like you didn’t meet expectations? Maybe you can identify with Harry Chiti. Chiti was the first ... Read more

by Rev. J. Cameron Bailey, Thursday, June 17, 2021 4:14 pm

Education

LCPS could receive more funding

Lunenburg County Public School (LCPS) officials are waiting to hear if the school system will receive more grant funds handed down from Virginia Gov. Ralph ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Thursday, June 17, 2021 4:05 pm

Columns

COLUMN — Looking at Psalm 100 in this 100th devotion

Recently in an interview on CBS This Morning, Dick Van Dyke showed his daily exercise routine of crunches, stretches, sit and reach techniques, all in ... Read more

by Rev. J. Cameron Bailey, Friday, June 11, 2021 6:11 pm

News

Area not seeing job seekers

After 14 months of claiming unemployment benefits via an automated message and push of a few buttons, Virginians who remain on unemployment now have to ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Friday, June 11, 2021 5:40 pm

News

Fireworks show is a go

After a year of no fireworks due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Meherrin Volunteer Fire and Rescue will hold its Fourth of July celebration Friday, July ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, June 11, 2021 5:20 pm

Local

Drugs seized in Lunenburg

Joseph James Valania, 40, of Keysville, was arrested in Lunenburg County Friday, June 4, following an investigation by the Tri-County Drug and Gang Task Force ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Friday, June 11, 2021 5:08 pm

News

Former training school highlighted

A dedication ceremony was held Saturday, June 5, for a new historical marker highlighting the former Lunenburg County Training School. The school was attended by ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Friday, June 11, 2021 4:54 pm

News

Find your ‘purrfect’ friend

June is Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month, and since kitten season is in full swing, now could be the ‘purrfect’ time to find your new best friend. Not ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Friday, June 11, 2021 4:35 pm

Columns

COLUMN — Praise ye the Lord

And in that day thou shalt say, O Lord I will praise Thee; though Thou was  angry with me, thine anger is turned away, and ... Read more

by Mary Simmons, Friday, June 11, 2021 4:14 pm

Education

KFS seniors honored during graduation

Kenston Forest School held its 55th commencement ceremony Friday, June 4, in the Kenston Forest School Gymnasium. Thirty-three seniors received diplomas from Charles Butts, president ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, June 11, 2021 4:02 pm

News

Pyle named June member of month

Trey Pyle has been named the June member of the month for the Meherrin Volunteer Fire and Rescue. Pyle joined the department in 2002 as ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, June 11, 2021 3:55 pm

Church & Community

Lunenburg Republicans award three scholarships

The Lunenburg Republican Party recently presented scholarships at its June meeting. The three winners each received a $1,000 scholarship to continue their education. In the ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, June 11, 2021 3:27 pm

Church & Community

DAR holds patriotic program

The local William Taylor Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution enjoyed a program focused on patriotism during its May meeting. The program was ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, June 11, 2021 3:24 pm

Local

VCU honors nursing award winners

VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital (VCU Health CMH) celebrated its 2021 Nursing Award recipients recently. Hospital employees and family members gathered on the chilly afternoon in ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, June 11, 2021 2:26 pm

Education

Seagle, Tisdale-Couch graduate from Fuqua

Fuqua School held its commencement Friday, May 28, at 6 p.m. in Gilmer Gym on the upper school campus. Fuqua School’s Class of 2021 has ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, June 11, 2021 2:13 pm

Local

Car strikes tree

The Kenbridge Volunteer Fire Department responded to a single vehicle accident Thursday, June 3, around 2:21 p.m. on Aiken Road. There were no reported injuries. Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, June 11, 2021 2:12 pm

Community Calendar

Church and Community Events for the week of June 9

The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Wednesday. Items must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. on Monday for that Wednesday’s calendar. Email events ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, June 11, 2021 2:09 pm

Local

FCC to provide broadband discounts

The Federal Communications Commission recently kicked off the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this program will make available up to $3.2 billion ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, June 11, 2021 12:29 pm