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Central falls to Riverheads

Central High School finished its football season Friday evening with a 4-3 record after a 56-7 loss to ... Read more | Add your comment

Car brings down power lines

The Victoria Fire and Rescue Company responded to a single vehicle accident on Nottoway Boulevard Saturday, April 10 ... Read more | Add your comment

Books donated in honor of Ag Week

In honor of National Agriculture week and Agriculture in the classroom, the Lunenburg County Women’s Committee donated two ... Read more | Add your comment

Students help clean town park

With spring coming in so temperate and the weather being beautiful, the Town of Kenbridge has taken the ... Read more | Add your comment

News

Solar company files appeal over decision

The applicants of Lunenburg County’s newest proposed solar farm were dealt a blow last month when the Planning Commission tied in a vote  to decide ... Read more | Add your comment

by Crystal Vandegrift.

COVID-19

LCPS to begin plans for next school term

Lunenburg County Public Schools (LCPS) looking for parent input regarding interest for in-person and virtual learning options for next year. According to the school system ... Read more | Add your comment

by Crystal Vandegrift.

Local

VSP looking for Victoria man

The Virginia State Police is asking for the public’s help in locating a convicted sex offender who has failed to re-register on the sex offender ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, April 19, 2021 8:49 am

Food & Fitness

Home baking continues to rise

Home baking escalated during the pandemic, and it continues to be on the rise. From renovation projects to gardening, the coronavirus lockdown sent many consumers ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, April 16, 2021 4:45 pm

Local

FOIA bill allows some access to criminal investigation records

By Anya Sczerzenie Capital News Service   A bill allowing the public access to limited criminal investigation records will go into effect in July, along ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, April 16, 2021 4:35 pm

News

Lawmakers amend bill banning guns in state buildings

By Christina Amano Dolan Capital News Service   Virginia legislators recently accepted the governor’s substitute to a bill banning firearms on and near Capitol Square, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, April 16, 2021 3:39 pm

Education

Lunenburg libraries reopen

The Lunenburg County Public Library System has reopened, with an adjusted schedule. The schedule will be Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, April 16, 2021 2:23 pm

High School

Chargers to take on undefeated Gladiators

The Lunenburg Central Chargers will travel to Greenville to take on perennial state power Riverheads High School in the Region 1B Championship Friday, April 16 ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, April 15, 2021 3:15 pm

High School

Central golfers advance to state

The Central High School golf team won the Region 1-B Championship Monday, April 12 at  the Manor in Farmville. Central had a low score of ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, April 15, 2021 3:12 pm

College

Lancers take two of three from UNCG

After Longwood swept both games of Friday’s doubleheader 2-0 and 9-6, UNCG blocked a three-game series sweep with a 10-3 win in the Saturday afternoon ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, April 15, 2021 2:14 pm

Columns

Jesus has a plan for you

I am reading the 23rd Psalm at church Sunday. Do we really know what we are saying when we read the scriptures? Do we know ... Read more

by Mary Simmons, Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:25 pm

Community Calendar

Community calendar

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, April 15, 2021 12:22 pm

Columns

Getting back to the heart of worship

Food for thought — Today your demeanor, your words, your actions, your attitude will all speak volumes about what you know, what you believe, what ... Read more

by Rev. J. Cameron Bailey, Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:19 pm

Education

Moody, Hamlett win art contest

Two Lunenburg County Public School students were recognized for winning the 2020 and 2021 VSBA Art Contest at the April 12 Lunenburg County School Board ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:18 pm

Local

Group to award 35 grants in 30 days

Keep Virginia Beautiful (KVB) will award 35 grants in 30 days during the month of June for environmental improvement projects. The 30 in 30 Green ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, April 15, 2021 11:51 am

Local

Loss of machinery and tools tax may cost thousands

The Virginia Loggers Association (VLA) is requesting Lunenburg County to exempt logging businesses from certain taxes, potentially costing the county approximately $70,000 in lost revenue. ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Thursday, April 15, 2021 11:44 am

Local

Board votes to exempt veterans from license fees

The Lunenburg County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to exempt vehicle license fees for any permanent and total disability veteran. During the board’s Thursday, April ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Thursday, April 15, 2021 11:39 am

Education

CHS greenhouse to open

The Central High School Greenhouse will open starting this week on Thursdays and Fridays from 12:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. Impatients, coleus, marigolds, dianthus, begonias, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, April 15, 2021 10:30 am

Local

Child subsidy program announced

Gov. Ralph Northam recently announced an additional $203.6 million in federal stimulus funds and expanded eligibility criteria for the Child Care Subsidy Program will help ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, April 15, 2021 10:28 am

High School

Kavaliers finish another winning season

In a condensed season with no playoffs scheduled the Kenston Forest Kavaliers capped off another winning season March 27 with a 62 to 26 win ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, April 8, 2021 1:22 pm

College

Inge signs with VMI

Kenston Forest School senior, Thomas Inge, signed a letter of intent March 23 with Virginia Military Institute to continue his football career. Thomas, the son of Tom Inge ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Thursday, April 8, 2021 1:19 pm

College

SVCC students impact many aspects of daily life

Have you recently had a medical appointment? Conducted business online? Needed your electricity restored after storm damage? If so, you may have benefited from the ... Read more

by Quentin Johnson, Thursday, April 8, 2021 1:17 pm

Columns

COLUMN — A thank you letter

When I moved to Farmville in April 2016, it was an unsettling time in my life. Yes, I had the blessing of a full-time job ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Thursday, April 8, 2021 1:15 pm

Celebrations

Lee named Member of the Month

Meherrin Volunteer Fire and Rescue member Derrice Lee has been named the April Member of the Month. Lee joined Meherrin Fire and Rescue as a ... Read more

by Staci Bridge, Thursday, April 8, 2021 1:13 pm

Local

Help available for farms damaged by ice storms

Producers who have suffered a loss from the ice storms in Lunenburg and Charlotte counties Feb. 13 and 18 should contact the Charlotte/Lunenburg County Farm ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, April 8, 2021 1:06 pm

COVID-19

Almost 30% of Lunenburg citizens have received a vaccine

It’s been a big week of COVID-19-related news for the Piedmont Health District as vaccine eligibility increases. Over the last two weeks, health officials across ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, April 8, 2021 1:04 pm

News

Blackwell keeps the C.A.R.E. building sparking clean

Front line workers in hospitals are saving lives every day. At VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital (VCU Health CMH) the environmental services team is hard ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, April 8, 2021 1:02 pm