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Home destroyed by fire

A Green Bay family is left without a home following a fire that destroyed their residence on Wednesday, ... Read more | Add your comment

Church gives back to community

Loving people focusing on giving back was the mission of Mt. Bethel Baptist Church in Kenbridge as the ... Read more | Add your comment

Supervisors honor Robert Clement

The Lunenburg County Board of Supervisors recognized Commonwealth’s Attorney Robert Clement, honoring him for his years of service ... Read more | Add your comment

Elliott to stay shelter cage to raise money

While most of us enjoy Thanksgiving Day with family eating delicious foods, Lunenburg, Animal Control Officer Ray Elliott, ... Read more | Add your comment

Local

Expanding broadband a top priority

The need for good, quality internet connections in homes and businesses is greater than ever given the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact, and Lunenburg County Administrator Tracy ... Read more | Add your comment

by Titus Mohler.

Local

Virus cases looking better

Lunenburg County continues to hold strong this week in coronavirus mitigation efforts. According to data obtained from the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) Lunenburg has ... Read more | Add your comment

by Alexa Massey.

Education

Teachers exercise to relieve stress

To help relieve stress, the Delta Alpha Chapter of the Virginia state organization of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International invited JoAnne Stugart, a retired teacher from New ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:15 pm

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Red Brick Solar launches $22K grant program

Red Brick Solar is currently accepting applications for its new community grant program. More than $22,000 will be provided in support of organizations and projects ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:07 pm

Church & Community

Daniel wins holiday ornament contest

The Lunenburg County Historical Society is pleased to announce that an ornament created by Helen Wilkinson Daniel of Kenbridge is the winner of the annual ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:04 pm

Church & Community

Clerk discusses position with DAR

At its meeting on November 14, the William Taylor Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution met at Lunenburg County’s historic 1827 courthouse. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:02 pm

Celebrations

Raffle winner announced

The winner of this year’s Lunenburg Republican Scholarship Raffle is Scott Bridgefort. The Lunenburg Republicans presented Scott Bridgefort with a Henry Golden Boy Rifle. All ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:23 pm

Education

Students to return to school in January

Lunenburg County Public School (LCPS) will remain in a virtual learning mode for the remainder of 2020 with plans to reopen to in person instruction ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Friday, November 13, 2020 1:47 pm

Education

Kenston Forest Lower School Honor Roll

Kenston Forest School has announced its lower school honor roll students for the first quarter grading period. Second Grade Head of School All Academic List ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:04 pm

Education

Award-winning teachers announced

The 2019-2020 Lunenburg County Public Schools Southside Virginia Regional Technology Consortium award winners were recently announced. Patricia Clary, Central High School, was the winner of ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 12:08 pm

Education

KFS inducts 12 into NHS

Kenston Forest School inducted 12 new members into the National Honor Society. The induction ceremony took place at Kenston Forest Wednesday, October 21, in the ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, November 5, 2020 7:04 pm

Lifestyle Main

Play ball!

At its October meeting, the William Taylor Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution learned about the popularity of baseball as a ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, November 5, 2020 6:43 pm

Community Calendar

Veterans Day luminary event planned

Sailor’s Creek Battlefield Historical State Park, staff, volunteers, and period-dressed living historians will be hosting an annual “Veterans Day Luminary” commemorative trail walk On Saturday, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:11 pm

College

Coop scholarship applications open

The opening date for applications for scholarships from the Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) is Sunday, Nov. 1 and any high school or home school senior ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:08 pm

Business

Mecklenburg’s gift card match program returns

Mecklenburg County’s Gift Card Match Program has proven to be very successful in helping locally-owned restaurant, retail and service-based businesses make it through the strain ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, October 22, 2020 2:42 am

Education

Changes made to history, social science SOLs

The state Board of Education recently approved a series of edits to the commonwealth’s history and social science standards of learning and SOL curriculum framework ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, October 22, 2020 2:41 am

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DAR helps mission workers

Across America, the Daughters of the American Revolution stress chapter participation in a National Day of Service each fall. The William Taylor Chapter learned that Hands ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, October 22, 2020 2:38 am

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‘Clue’ play to be performed

The Southside Area Community Theater (SACT) will perform “​Clue: On Stage” the weekends of October 17 and 18 and 23,24, 25​ at the Kenbridge Community ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, October 9, 2020 1:08 pm

Education

Parents, teachers adapt to online learning

For the past month, Lunenburg County teachers, students, and parents have been adapting to a new way of learning since the COVID-19 pandemic caused Lunenburg ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 12:18 pm

Education

No decision yet on return to in-person learning

Lunenburg County Public School (LCPS) is still monitoring COVID-19 cases to make the best decision possible when it comes to returning to in-person learning, school ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 11:06 am

Education

Essay contest announced

The Omicron Omega Chapter of Omega Psi Fraternity, Inc., will have its annual International High School Essay Contest to award scholarships to area students. The ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:04 pm

Business

Pearce named team member of the month

Todd Howell, vice president of professional services, VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital presented Sandra Pearce, respiratory therapist, the VCU Health CMH STAR Service Team Member of the ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:32 pm

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DAR commemorates the U.S. Constitution

During the week of Sept. 17-23, citizens of the United States are called upon by the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution to familiarize ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:28 pm

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Jenkins completes massive DAR history project

Kathryn Jenkins, a member of the Judith Randolph-Longwood Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, was honored recently at both state (VADAR) and national (NSDAR) levels ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:21 pm

Business

Victoria restaurant to close Sept. 26

Next week the Victoria Restaurant is scheduled to close. Christopher Smith with the Victoria Restaurant confirmed that on Saturday, Sept. 26 the restaurant is tentatively ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 11:04 am

Church & Community

Bagley exhibit featured at MacCallum Museum

The Southern Culture Exhibit by Eldridge Bagley will be shown at the MacCallum More Museum in Chase City from Sept. 20, through Oct. 29. An ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, September 11, 2020 7:28 pm

Education

Berkley pleased with opening day of school

The first day of school for Lunenburg County Public School students was not spent in a classroom, behind a desk. There were few special first-day ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 1:07 pm