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Blackstone native visits LCPS

Caroline Coleburn, reporter for WTVR CBS 6, and Blackstone native, visited LMS Media Production Classes and students interested ... Read more | Add your comment

County making way for new business

A project that county officials hope will bring more industry to the area has moved a step further ... Read more | Add your comment

Pain at the pumps

With summer ending and fall coming, consumers historically see a drop in gas prices. However, this fall, drivers ... Read more | Add your comment

Driver strikes tree

A Fed Ex driver escaped with minor injuries following a single vehicle crash on Red Level Lane on ... Read more | Add your comment

COVID-19

More than 50% of Piedmont now vaccinated

With cases continuing to slow over the last week, just over half of those eligible in the Piedmont Health District have now been vaccinated against ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staci Bridge.

Local

Truck traffic limited says VDOT

Following citizen concerns about large trucks passing through Mecklenburg Avenue in Victoria at a high rate of speed and a request from the Lunenburg County ... Read more | Add your comment

by Crystal Vandegrift.

Local

Fall food and fun fest scheduled

The Meridian Waste Lunenburg Landfill invites Lunenburg County communities to visit the facility located at 45 Landfill Rd., Lunenburg, and enjoy the Fall Food & ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, October 23, 2021 7:10 pm

Columns

Column — A surprise

“I have a surprise for you.” These are the words my dad told us one day when we came home. I can’t remember how old ... Read more

by Rev. J. Cameron Bailey, Saturday, October 23, 2021 7:09 pm

Education

LCPS bus drivers recognized

Lunenburg County Public Schools recognized its bus and car drivers during National School Bus Safety and Driver Appreciation Week Oct. 18-22. Drivers were given treat ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Saturday, October 23, 2021 7:04 pm

Columns

A BOX OF LOVE: Alpha and omega

Thus saith the Lord the King of Israel, and His redeemer the Lord of hosts; I am the First, and I am the Last; and ... Read more

by Mary Simmons, Saturday, October 23, 2021 7:02 pm

Local

Centra recognized by AMA

As half of health care workers report burnout amid COVID-19, AMA acknowledges achievements that improve joy in medicine. Centra was among 44 healthcare organizations recognized ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, October 22, 2021 7:14 pm

Local

Craig graduates from boot camp

Derrick L. Craig Jr. graduated from Marine Boot Camp at Parris Island, South Carolina on Friday, Oct. 8. Derrick was one of over 500 young ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, October 21, 2021 7:15 pm

Local

Church and Community Events for the week of Oct. 20

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

by Staff Report, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 10:00 am

Local

Tractor pull draws thousands

The Victoria Fire and Rescue’s Truck and Tractor Pull was held Saturday, Oct. 9, drawing thousands of people to Lunenburg County. The event was a ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, October 14, 2021 10:27 pm

COVID-19

COVID pill authorization sought

The health district and local hospitals are seeing some very encouraging numbers surrounding COVID-19 cases just as the news comes that an antiviral pill for ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, October 14, 2021 10:13 pm

SVCC

Student discovers her time to shine

Like many college students, Darleen Ferguson has exciting plans for her future. But unlike many of her classmates, Darleen has already overcome the challenges of ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 8:29 am

News

LCPS teacher cycles for cure

Kenbridge Elementary School Teacher Mark Roncinske has just completed a monthlong challenge for a good cause. For the entire month of September, Roncinske cycled his ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 8:15 am

Local

Crossroads audit results released

After being presented with the findings of Phase 1 of the Crossroads Community Services Board (CCSB) forensic audit, the CCSB Board of Directors has approved ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, October 11, 2021 7:14 pm

Local

Towns vote to change elections

The Towns of Victoria and Kenbridge, like many other municipalities in the commonwealth, have voted to move their elections for mayor and council members to ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Saturday, October 2, 2021 12:16 pm

Local

Almond to lead health district

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has announced Dr. Maria Almond, M.D., MPH is set to begin her role as the new Piedmont Health District ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Saturday, October 2, 2021 12:03 pm

Church & Community

25th Pastoral Anniversary celebrated

Mt. Bethel Baptist Church celebrated the 25th Pastoral Anniversary (1996-2021) of Rev. C.L. Hobbs Jr. and First Lady Jean Hobbs on Sunday, Sept. 19. The ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, October 1, 2021 6:04 pm

Local

Geology presentation at Sailor’s Creek

Are you fascinated with rocks, like gem stones, quartz, arrowheads, meteorites, etc.? Have you wondered about the giant boulders that are the size of cars ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, October 1, 2021 6:01 pm

Local

Cooperative CEO to retire

Southside Electric Cooperative stated current President and CEO Jeff Edwards has announced his retirement, effective July 2022, closing a 37-year career at electric cooperatives in ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, October 1, 2021 5:58 pm

Local

Early arrival of autumn colors

Autumn leaf watchers, be advised. The fall foliage colors in Virginia may peak by the third week of October this year – about a week ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, October 1, 2021 5:56 pm

Columns

Column — Act like a follower of Jesus

In… not of. Church folk often talk about how followers of Jesus are to be in the world but not of the world. What exactly ... Read more

by Rev. J. Cameron Bailey, Friday, October 1, 2021 5:55 pm

KENSTON FOREST

Kavaliers move to 5-0

The Kenston Forest Kavaliers football team moved to 5-0 after their victory 50 to 42 over the visiting South Hampton Academy (SHA) Raiders. The Kavaliers ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, October 1, 2021 5:50 pm

Recreation

Soccer tournament held

Southern Virginia Soccer Club and Kickin’ It For Kyler Foundation teamed up to host a soccer tournament Sept. 12 at the Mecklenburg County Soccer Complex ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, October 1, 2021 5:49 pm

News

Airport provides boost for county

Each month, pilots fly into and out of the Lunenburg County Airport, making the small rural airport an economic engine for the county. “Airports, in ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Friday, October 1, 2021 5:12 pm

Victoria

LOVE sign design approved

The Town of Victoria is one step closer to having a LOVE sign. “A preliminary design has been agreed upon, but we need someone to ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Friday, October 1, 2021 5:08 pm

KENSTON FOREST

Lady Kavs grab two wins

This past week the Lady Kavs were on the road for two tough conference matches. Last Tuesday, Sept. 21, they defeated Isle of Wight 3-1 ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, October 1, 2021 3:52 pm

COVID-19

FDA approves third COVID-19 shot

Once again, Virginia residents will need to roll up their sleeves to prepare for the COVID-19 vaccine booster shot. On Friday, Sept. 24, the Federal ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Friday, October 1, 2021 3:12 pm