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Staying home

With the orders by the governor to stay at home, Franklin Wilson of Victoria takes advantage of the ... Read more | Add your comment

VCU to reopen hospital

In an effort to expand hospital capacity to meet the anticipated surge of the COVID-19 pandemic, VCU Health ... Read more | Add your comment

Drive-in church services

Kenbridge Christian Church pastor Cameron Bailey is hosting a church service by radio at 11 a.m. Sundays on ... Read more | Add your comment

Schools done for the year

Virginia Gov. Ralph S. Northam closed public schools for the remainder of the year and put additional restrictions ... Read more | Add your comment

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Smith makes bid for Victoria Mayor

Allen Smith believes it is important for the citizens to know their candidate, as there are many that may not know him. Smith worked out ... Read more | Add your comment

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Local elections set for May 5

Elections for town officials are scheduled for Tuesday, May 5 and are still on as scheduled. During his press conference Monday, Virginia Governor Ralph S. ... Read more | Add your comment

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COVID – 19 update from SVCC

Southside Virginia Community College, along with all colleges in the Virginia Community College System, is moving to a pass/fail grading system to provide classes solely ... Read more | Add your comment

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DAR meeting, American war history of 100 years ago

The William Taylor Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution welcomed the return of a favorite presenter, Alexander “Al” F. Barnes, to ... Read more | Add your comment

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Education

LCHS essay contest for private or home-schooled students

Several weeks ago, the Lunenburg County Historical Society announced an essay contest for all eighth-grade students living in Lunenburg County. Essays on the topic “A ... Read more | Add your comment

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Business

Lack of students hits economy hard

In a span of less than two weeks, Farmville has gone from being a two-college town to a no-college town in an effort to limit ... Read more | Add your comment

by Titus Mohler.

Education

Lunenburg schools offer free meals beginning today

Lunenburg County Schools will provide free meals two days a week due to students being out of school due to the coronavirus. Breakfast and lunch ... Read more | Add your comment

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BREAKING NEWS

Northam orders all K-12 schools to close for 2 weeks due to COVID-19

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam on Friday ordered all K-12 schools in Virginia to close for a minimum of two weeks in response to continued concern ... Read more | Add your comment

by Alexa Massey.

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Introducing Southern Virginia Food Hub

The Lunenburg County Historical Society will meet Sunday, March 15, at 2 p.m. at the Ripberger Public Library at 117 South Broad Street in Kenbridge. ... Read more | Add your comment

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Rabies and microchipping clinic

Lunenburg Hospital and Lunenburg Animal Control will hold a microchip and rabies clinic Saturday, March 7 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Lunenburg Animal Hospital. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Report.

Education

Grandparent shares story with students in celebration of Black History Month

The month of February is set aside in the United States to celebrate achievements by African Americans and their central role in U.S. history. In ... Read more | Add your comment

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Education

Southside Opportunity Fund accepting scholarship applications

Applications for the annual Southside Opportunity Fund (SOF) scholarships for students headed to college or a trade/technical school will be taken through late March. High ... Read more | Add your comment

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Education

Southside SWCD seeking scholarship applicants

Southside Soil and Water Conservation District is offering the Joe and Helen Vaden Scholarship to a deserving student who demonstrates an interest in pursuing a ... Read more | Add your comment

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Education

Maione named recipient of DAR Good Citizenship Award

Kenston Forest School senior, Nicholas Maione, of McKenney, was the recipient of the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizenship Award sponsored by the William ... Read more | Add your comment

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Education

DAR recognizes high school seniors

The William Taylor Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently hosted high school seniors who had been selected by their respective schools for ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Report.

Education

Scholarship offered to graduating seniors

The Southside Virginia Herb Society is offering a $500 scholarship for college. This scholarship is available to high school seniors living in Charlotte, Halifax, Lunenburg ... Read more | Add your comment

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Education

Fuqua celebrates 100th day of school

Fuqua School’s pre kindergarten and K/1 classes celebrated the 100th day of school January 24. Students used their imaginations to create projects representing 100 items. ... Read more | Add your comment

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Education

Voice of Democracy audio-essay winners

The VFW is dedicated to promoting patriotism and investing in future generations. The VFW sponsors an essay contest every year for students to compete for ... Read more | Add your comment

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Education

Teachers recognized by VFW

The VFW recently recognized teachers for their commitment to teaching patriotism to their students. Middle school teacher, Cam Williams, and Upper School teacher, Megan Martin, ... Read more | Add your comment

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Education

KFS students attend Rotary Youth Leadership Awards

Kenston Forest School students, Molly Epperson and Mya Mahaney, attended the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards at the 4H Airfield Center in Wakefield, Feb. 15 and ... Read more | Add your comment

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Education

Spelling Bee winners recognized

Lunenburg County Public Schools (LCPS) Division Spelling Bee winner Morgan Turner, a fourth grader at Victoria Elementary, and runner up Levi Peacock, a fifth grader ... Read more | Add your comment

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Education

KENSTON FOREST SCHOOL HONOR ROLL

Kenston Forest has announced honor roll students for the second quarter listed below by grade. SENIORS *Peyton Coleman, *Braden Dornak, *Sydney Harmon, *Nicholas Maione, *Katie ... Read more | Add your comment

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Education

VFW Horace E. Meyers Scholarship

VFW Post 9954 of Victoria, will once again offer a $500 Horace E. Meyers scholarship to a graduate of Class 2020. To be eligible for ... Read more | Add your comment

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Education

Fuqua announces scholastic recognition

Fuqua School announces scholastic recognition for the lower/ middle/upper school levels for the second quarter and the first semester of the 2019- 2020 academic year. ... Read more | Add your comment

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Education

Cooperative seeks applicants for Youth Tour

High school juniors in Southside Electric Cooperative’s (SEC) service area are able to apply for this June’s Electric Cooperative Youth Tour in Washington, D.C. The ... Read more | Add your comment

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Education

Youth can apply for 2019 livestock exhibitor scholarships

Youth who exhibited beef cattle, sheep, meat goats or swine in the 2019 State Fair of Virginia 4-H and FFA youth livestock program are eligible ... Read more | Add your comment

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Education

KFS Robotics teams compete in VEX tournament

The Kenston Forest School (KFS) Robotics Teams and Robotics Sponsor Jason Buchanan, traveled to Huguenot High School to compete in the RVA VEX VRC Tower ... Read more | Add your comment

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Education

School board sees changes

On Dec. 9, out going Lunenburg School Board members Elizabeth Williams and Ada Whitehead were honored for their service with a reception before the meeting ... Read more | Add your comment

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Education

KFS earns SAIS accreditation

Kenston Forest School (KFS) is a re-accredited member of Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS.) To earn accreditation from SAIS, the school complied with quality ... Read more | Add your comment

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Education

KENSTON FOREST UPPER SCHOOL HONOR ROLL

Kenston Forest has announced its upper school honor roll students for the first quarter. EIGHTH GRADE *Dennis Dufresne, *Mackenzie Harmon, *Bobby Hawthorne, *Sadie Henshaw, *Kirsten ... Read more | Add your comment

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