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College

Lancer Summer Open 5K set

The Longwood mens and womens cross country teams host the Lancer Summer Open 5K Saturday, Aug. 6 on ...

Lifestyles

New behavioral health dashboard launched

The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) recently announced the launch of a new behavioral health dashboard ...

Food & Fitness

Commodity prices announced

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on July 29: In Virginia, state graded feeder ...

College

Tuition staying the same at SVCC

Southside Virginia Community College will not increase tuition and fees for this academic year. Students will have their ...

Education

LNRTA resumes meetings

The Lunenburg-Nottoway Retired Teachers Association (LNRTA) resumed regular meetings after a two-year pause due to the pandemic with ...

Business

Managing expenses helps counter inflation

Life’s not always easy, even in the best of times. And now, while caught in the throes of ...

Church & Community

Community Calendar for the Week of Aug. 3

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

Local

Water leak on Elm Street

The maintenance crew for the Town of Kenbridge was busy Thursday, July 28, fixing a water leak on ...

Education

New administrators join LCPS

During the month of July, Lunenburg County Public Schools (LCPS) welcomed new administrators to its team. Some of ...

Local

Veteran journalist takes over Dispatch, sister papers

As of this week, Brian Carlton will take over as regional editor for The Kenbridge-Victoria Dispatch, The Charlotte ...

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COVID-19

Cases rise, new vaccines expected in fall

More than two years have passed since the COVID-19 outbreak, and while vaccines have eased the rate of ...

Local

Woman discovers snake inside bag of popcorn

A Kenbridge woman says she will not be returning to Shoppers Value after a snake popped its head ...

Columns

The Garden Muse — Patchouli’s fascinating history helped create paisley design

Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin) is a shrubby herbaceous perennial in the mint family. It is native to the Philippines ...

Local

Solar Farms in Virginia

By Faith Redd The K-V Dispatch The rise in the use of solar energy technology to generate electricity ...

Local

Economists say Fed plan will bring inflation down, in time

By Greg Goldfarb The K-V Dispatch As Virginians continue to bow to the pressure of record-high economic inflation, ...

Columns

The Word — Make the decision on what is most important

What’s of most importance to you? Have you ever noticed that whatever is of most importance to us, ...

Local

Benchmark Bankshares, Inc. reports earnings

Benchmark Bankshares Inc. (BMBN), the Kenbridge-based holding company for Benchmark Community Bank, announced unaudited results for the three- ...

COVID-19

Data shows county on most infectious list

With the county listed as a high COVID-19 community level, it is no surprise that Lunenburg also has ...

Local

Report details firearm injuries

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) says that the number of emergency department visits for firearm injuries increased ...

Local

Summer night starlight at Sailor’s Creek

Spend a beautiful evening with the Crewe Astronomy Club gazing at the stars and learning about the night ...