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Roger Watson, Author at Kenbridge Victoria Dispatch


OPINION – Planning Commission’s reasoning is laughable

There are plenty of arguments to be made for or against solar projects, but Lunenburg County’s Planning Commission used none of those against the proposed ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 6:02 pm


Central High band marches in Farmville parade

The sound of drums coming down Main Street in Farmville provided a change in tone from the sirens of dozens of fire trucks as the ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 5:44 pm


OPINION — Virginia transforms quickly to a progressive state

Even the most ardent opponents of Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s administration must have some amount of respect for the magnitude of change that has been ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:33 pm


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


COLUMN – Good should work for results, stop playing political games

Fifth District Congressman Bob Good was one of only 12 members of the House (all Republicans) who voted against a resolution Wednesday, March 17, to ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Friday, March 26, 2021 2:21 pm


COLUMN — Starlink could bring broadband access to Lunenburg

The problem of Lunenburg County’s lack of access to high-speed internet may be being solved just west of here in Wise County. Titus Mohler’s story ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Wednesday, March 10, 2021 3:29 pm


Outage number is down to 609

After 11 days of widespread power outages over Southside Electric Cooperative’s (SEC) 18-county area, the coop’s online outage map is showing signs the crisis will ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:09 am


800 had power restored Monday; 1,512 remain out

The slow work of restoring power to Southside Electric Cooperative (SEC) customers continued with more than 900 workers in the field Monday as the coop ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 8:22 am


More than 2,300 remain without power

More than 4,000 Southside Electric Cooperative customers (SEC) had their power restored Friday. The company brought in more crews to help repair infrastructure damaged by ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Monday, February 22, 2021 8:37 am


SEC brings in more crews; outage number down to 2,660

Southside Electric Cooperative (SEC) said it has made significant progress over the past 24 hours restoring power to more than 1,000 homes, but the cooperative ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Sunday, February 21, 2021 8:33 am

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