Staff Report, Author at Kenbridge Victoria Dispatch

Kenston Forest

KENSTON FOREST

Newcomb signs to play for Averett

Kenston Forest School senior Mackenzie Newcomb signed to play softball for Averett University in Danville, Virginia. Averett University softball is part of the NCAA Division ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, February 3, 2023 3:34 pm

education

Post #9954 will once again offer a scholarship

A graduate from the Class of 2023 will receive some funds from the local VFW chapter to help pay for college. Victoria’s VFW Post #9954 ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, February 3, 2023 12:49 pm

Southside Community College

education

SVCC welcomes new dean

Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) recently welcomed Dr. Charletta Barringer-Brown as the new Dean of Humanities, Social Sciences and Business. Dr. Barringer-Brown comes to SVCC ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, February 3, 2023 9:43 am

Town of Kenbridge

Town of Kenbridge

Kenbridge pays tribute to town employees

At a recent Town of Kenbridge event, awards of recognition were given to deserving employees. Ben Barnes received an award for five years of faithful ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, February 3, 2023 9:25 am

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Church and Community Calendar: week of Feb. 1, 2023

The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Wednesday. Items must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. Monday for that Wednesday’s calendar. Email events to ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, February 3, 2023 9:19 am

South Boston Speedway

South Boston Speedway

South Boston Speedway launches Race to Read

By Joe Chandler South Boston Speedway South Boston Speedway and the Halifax County-South Boston Public Library System are partnering to create a new reading initiative, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, February 3, 2023 9:15 am

Lifestyles

Virginia farmer takes part in energy talks

The petroleum-based plastic bags used to package Virginia-grown potatoes cost David Hickman 12 cents each in 2020. That price jumped to 16 cents in 2022. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, February 2, 2023 2:09 pm

brunswick stew

Victoria

Del. Wright stirs the pot

State Delegate Tommy Wright (R-Victoria) stirs a pot of Brunswick Stew with Stew Master Kevin Pair and son (right) and George Daniel (left). Delegate Wright ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, February 2, 2023 10:30 am

Celebrations

Dispatch reporter’s business wins national award

A member of the Dispatch’s staff earned an award for her private company this week. In addition to writing for the paper, reporter Crystal Vandegrift ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, February 2, 2023 10:00 am

Local

Investigation continues into Route 723 crash

Virginia State Police still don’t have answers as to what caused a single-vehicle crash on Thursday, Jan. 19. The incident happened at 7:42 p.m. on ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, February 2, 2023 8:45 am

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