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Chamber makes donations

The Lunenburg County Chamber of Commerce presented donations to Victoria Fire and Rescue, Kenbridge Volunteer Fire Department and ...

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National night out held

Lunenburg County held its annual National Night Out event on Tuesday, Aug. 2, at Railroad Park in Victoria. ...

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Lunenburg County Extension Office moves to Kenbridge

The Cooperative Extension is moving to Kenbridge. Coop state told the Dispatch Tuesday that they’re in the process ...

Local

Manslaughter trial continued

For the second time, a trial naming Shannon M. Coleman as the defendant charged with one felony and ...

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Church and Community Events for the week of Aug. 10

Events calendar is published each Wednesday. Items must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. Monday for that Wednesday’s calendar. ...

Church & Community

The Word — Link head to heart by accepting Christ

Eighteen inches. Did you know that the distance from your head to your heart is right at 18-inches? ...

tax-free weekend

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What items qualify for Virginia’s tax-free weekend?

VICTORIA — It’s that time of year again. As we get ready for schools to reopen, parents catch ...

Food & Fitness

Peach inventory down, sweet crop still expected

Peach season is here, and Virginia growers are reporting another delicious crop is available this summer, despite an ...

College

SVCC receives community grants

Southside Virginia Community College received some help this week to fund its Career Coaching Program. Urban Grid gave ...

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Treasures on the Shelves — Reading to children improves their ability to learn

Our children will soon be preparing to return to the classroom. Hopefully, they have done some reading over ...

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DAR donates library books

The William Taylor Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, recently donated two books to the Crewe ...

Lifestyles

Explore the hidden world of bats

When picturing a bat, one might think of a vampire-like creature that roams the earth looking for its ...

Lifestyles

Agriculture cost-share applications being accepted

The Piedmont Soil and Water Conservation District (PSWCD) is now accepting applications for the agricultural best management practices ...

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Crash claims life of Nelson man

The Virginia State Police (VSP) is investigating a crash that claimed the life of a Nelson man. According ...

Food & Fitness

National Farmers Market Week celebrates community impact

Farmers markets connect communities with fresh produce, locally made food and artisan goods and offer opportunities to mingle. ...

Lifestyles

Did you know?

Deep breathing exercises can help individuals maintain personal health and well-being. According to the American Institute of Stress, ...

Lifestyles

State VFW Commander visits fourth district

Veterans of Foreign Wars State Commander Geoff Lyster made a swing through southside Virginia’s Fourth District July 27-30 ...

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 ...