Roger Watson, Author at Kenbridge Victoria Dispatch


Census shows county’s population down 7.6%

While Virginia’s population increased overall by 7.9% between the Census of 2010 and the newly released number for 2020, Prince Edward, Buckingham and Cumberland counties ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Thursday, August 12, 2021 5:29 pm


Get the shot or drink alone

In order to protect their employees and keep their doors open, businesses across the country are beginning to take actions that keep the unvaccinated on ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Thursday, August 12, 2021 8:38 am


Hankins asks commission to keep Lunenburg together

Longwood University in Farmville was the first stop of a listening tour for Virginia’s newly formed Redistricting Commission as the group began a series of ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Thursday, July 22, 2021 8:58 pm

Community Calendar

Community calendar for the week of July 15

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 Roger Watson, Thursday, July 15, 2021 2:07 pm


Opinion – Crossroads board needs the right people now

During this time when the Crossroads Community Service Board is searching for an executive director, it would be a good time for the Crossroads board ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Thursday, July 8, 2021 4:46 pm


Crossroads board was regularly updated on PPP loan

A $2.4 million Payroll Protection Program (PPP) loan applied for and received by Crossroads has been the source of some questions by local county administrators ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Thursday, July 8, 2021 4:03 pm


Crossroads board agrees to forensic audit

The Crossroads Community Services Board of Directors narrowly agreed to conduct a forensic audit of the organization’s finances Tuesday, June 22, but who will pay ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Wednesday, June 30, 2021 8:25 pm


Project expands broadband in Lunenburg

After struggling with broadband access for years, a deluge of governmental funding means the wait for high-speed internet in Prince Edward and parts of Cumberland ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Friday, June 25, 2021 4:55 pm


EDITORIAL – SVCC’s solar training program is right move at right time

The new short-term training program at Southside Virginia Community College to train workers to install solar panels is just the type of flexibility and ingenuity ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Thursday, June 3, 2021 2:38 pm


OPINION — There are no black and white answers

Delegate Tommy Wright would like us to believe criminal justice is all black or white. If you commit a crime, you should go to prison ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Thursday, May 27, 2021 5:40 pm

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