Lancers headed to Paradise Jam

The Longwood men’s basketball team is headed to the Virgin Islands this fall. The Lancers will headline this ...


Good looks to outlaw abortion

On a Thursday where abortion was a topic of the presidential debate, it was also a focus for ...


Tigers makes Princeton Review list

The news was good this week for Hampden-Sydney College, as the school earned some national recognition. The Princeton ...

Juneteenth Jubilee


Jubilee celebration honors history-makers

An upcoming event is the culmination of a dream Dr. Yemaja Jubilee had more than a year ago. ...


MEC plans rate decrease

Electric Cooperative customers will see a lower power bill. Company officials announced over the weekend that as of ...


Rural areas face need for free clinics

The need for free clinics is growing. Not just here in Southside Virginia, but across the state. That ...

Branch Manager


Branch manager named

Benchmark Community Bank announced a promotion over the weekend. Becka Green will now be branch manager for the ...

Real Virginia


‘Real Virginia’ set to return to Lunenburg County

Coming this fall, Lunenburg County will get a spotlight, thanks to the Virginia Farm Bureau. The Farm Bureau’s ...

federal farm bill


Is a new federal farm bill needed? Local farmers speak out

Agricultural organizations and farmers are urging bipartisan support for a new federal farm bill, currently tied up in ...

Dispatch Church and Community events


Dispatch Community Calendar: week of July 3

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

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