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COVID-19

Children ages 5-11 should receive COVID booster

On Tuesday, May 17, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration expanded the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the ...

KENSTON FOREST

KFS students sign letters of intent

Education

In-person diabetes classes starting soon

The education department at VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital will resume in-person diabetes classes on the first and ...

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Church and Community Events for the week of May 25

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

COVID-19

Vaccination clinics set

The Piedmont Health District will offer four free COVID-19 vaccination clinics this week across the health district. The ...

The Word

The Word — God knows your worth

“Billy” Wagner is a 50-year-old former baseball pitcher from Marion, Virginia. Wagner should be in the Hall of ...

TREASURES ON THE SHELVES

Treasures on the Shelves — Need to Get Away?

We live in interesting times. That is my way of saying, nicely, that the world around us is ...

A box of love

A box of love — Let it rain

Rain is so common that we rarely think of it. Instead, it is considered liquid precipitation falling from ...

Lifestyles

Pink Lady’s Slippers

By John Bunch Master Naturalist It’s rare to talk with an adult in our area who doesn’t have ...

Lifestyles

National Trails Day 5K set

It is not too late to register for High Bridge Trail State Park’s annual National Trails Day 5K ...

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THE GARDEN MUSE

The Garden Muse — The Poppy a Symbol of Remembrance

The Poppy originally linked to Armistice Day, November 11, now referred to as Veterans Day, had its popularity ...

Lifestyles

Lunenburg Historical Society features George Washington

On Sunday, June 5, at 2 p.m. at the Ripberger Public Library in Kenbridge, the Lunenburg County Historical ...

Business

SEC names chief financial officer

Carol B. Myers has taken over as Southside Electric Cooperative’s new chief financial officer, the first woman to ...

Local

Alcohol related deaths on the rise

The recent VDH report on Alcohol-Related Death in Virginia, 2016-2020, and the County Health Rankings say that the ...

Local

BOS, solar developers still negotiating

Lunenburg County’s back and forth siting agreement with Red Brick Solar could soon come to an end. In ...

Local

Labonte hopes experience at SBS will give him an edge

By Joe Chandler South Boston Speedway Labonte competed in SMART Modified Tour events at South Boston Speedway in ...

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Church and Community Events for the week of May 18

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

Celebrations

Victoria restaurant recognized

VFW Post 9954 recently held a fundraising dinner event with the Victoria Restaurant. The Post presented the restaurants ...

Lifestyles

Working farm dogs celebrated in national contest

Farm dogs protect livestock and property, herd animals and neutralize pests, all while providing loving companionship for farm ...

Education

LCPS plans graduation ceremony

For the most part, Lunenburg County Public Schools (LCPS) have operated on a regular routine during the 2021-2022 ...