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It’s never too soon to prepare for hurricane season

With unpredictable weather and hurricane season approaching, now is the time to start planning for storm emergencies. Hurricanes ...

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Spotted lanternfly quarantine zone expanding

A species of invasive pests damaging vineyards in a few northern Virginia counties is headed south, and state ...

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Rental car scams

For the second year in a row, sticker shock – especially with rental cars – is greeting summer ...

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Church and Community Events for the week of June 29

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

Lifestyles

Farm women and youth more likely to be injured in ATV, UTV accidents

Utility vehicles essential for many farm chores should always be sized correctly and used with caution, especially among ...

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Harmful algae bloom in Lee Lake

Potentially toxic cyanobacteria have formed a harmful algal “bloom” (HAB) in Lee Lake (Nottoway Lake) in Nottoway County ...

Food & Fitness

Did you know?

No matter the culture or the cuisine, the heart of many delicious dishes is a solid flavor base. ...

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Additional resources offered for customers who are hard of hearing

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has added a new communication device to its service centers to ...

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Deputies complete training

Lunenburg County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Timothy Duckworth and Jason Sponaugle recently graduated from the Central Virginia Criminal Justice ...

THE GARDEN MUSE

The Garden Muse — Tip aid with gardening during hot summer months

Gardening in the scorching summer months can be challenging, add high humidity and excess/lack of rainfall to the ...

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State Fair competitions offer blue-ribbon bragging rights

If you want to win blue-ribbon bragging rights, then it’s time to start working on entries for this ...

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Commodity price trends announced

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on June 24: In Virginia, state graded feeder ...

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Angels win district championship

The Lunenburg Angels Girls All-Star Softball Team won the District Championship last weekend and will go on to ...

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Challenges, opportunities discussed at meat processing listening session

Farmers and agricultural experts gathered at a listening session in Buckingham County June 15 to discuss opportunities and ...

The Word

The Word — Keep walking: Take Psalm 23 along for the journey

Life is hard sometimes, ain’t it? Do you ever feel overwhelmed? Ever have moments of despair? Have you ...

A box of love

A Box of Love — A little talk with Jesus brings new clothes to my closet

I woke up this morning as the sun was shining through my windows. I began to thank Jesus ...

TREASURES ON THE SHELVES

Treasures on the Shelves — Encouraging teenagers to read

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to find a way to get your teenager to ...

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Midway operator shares logistics of delivering fair fun

Familiar midway amusements and attractions are brought to the State Fair of Virginia every fall through a massive ...

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

When people think about scammers, they often think of “stranger danger” stemming from overseas criminal enterprises bombarding our ...

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Fan Fest set for July 1

By Joe Chandler South Boston Speedway South Boston Speedway will host a free Fan Fest on Friday, July ...