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Photo contest winners announced

Since the creation of the Lunenburg County Historical Society in 1999, the organization has attempted to preserve the ... Read more | Add your comment

County to close two dump sites

Next week, Oct. 28 and Oct. 30, Lunenburg County will close two open can dumpsites in located at ... Read more | Add your comment

4-H center asks county to help with lost revenue

The Holiday Lake 4-H Education Center, a 501c (3) non-profit organization which serves youths and their families from ... Read more | Add your comment

Tanker truck overturns

Virginia State Police (VSP) responded to a single-vehicle crash in Lunenburg County late Tuesday morning, Oct. 6. A ... Read more | Add your comment

Local

CARES funds may boost broadband

Bringing broadband access to rural Virginia would help put less populated areas on more of an equal footing with metro and suburban areas. With Gov. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Crystal Vandegrift.

Education

Officials: County is at high risk

Lunenburg County Public School (LCPS) is closing in on the end of its first nine weeks of virtual learning, and currently, no in-person start date ... Read more | Add your comment

by Crystal Vandegrift.

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

Lifestyle Main

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

Church & Community

Ladies of the Lake donate to cancer care

Committed, caring and fun is the way Ken Kurz, director of marketing and development for VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital, described a group of women ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, August 19, 2020 5:44 pm

Education

LCPS welcomes new personnel

New employees of the Lunenburg County Public Schools (LCPS) attended an orientation last Wednesday, Aug. 5.  Pictured are: table 1, lower left – Alexis Smith ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, August 13, 2020 4:36 pm

College

Scholarship awarded

The Lunenburg Republican Committee presented its third $1,000 scholarship this year. Tori Simmons, 17, of Kenbridge, received an award Monday, Aug. 3 at the Rosewood ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, August 13, 2020 4:34 pm

College

Twins complete lineman program

Joseph and Thomas McDaniel of Kenbridge completed the Southside Virginia Community College power line worker training program July 23.  They are graduates of Central High School. The 11-week ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:11 pm

Business

Beginning business in a pandemic

For most small businesses, the first year of operation is already packed with trials and tribulations. For a business having to overcome an economy-slowing pandemic ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, July 27, 2020 3:03 pm

Education

Southside Opportunity Fund awards scholarships

Eighteen high school graduates from across Southside Electric Cooperative’s service area earned college scholarships awarded by the Southside Opportunity Fund. “These students have worked hard ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:04 pm

Columns

Lunenburg school plan set to begin with first day August 24

I hope everyone is doing well and having a fantastic summer under these crazy circumstances and conditions every one of us are facing on a ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 8:39 am

College

Lunenburg GOP gives scholarships

At its July 6 meeting outside the Rosewood Cafe´ in the village of Lunenburg Court House, Lunenburg County Republicans presented their annual $1,000 scholarships to ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, July 16, 2020 3:08 pm

Education

Kenston Forest Honor Roll Listed

Second Grade (Ms. Duncanson) Head of School All Academic List with Honors:  Kayelee Buchanan, Luke Campbell, Carson Daniels, Gavin Garrett, Lauren Hite, Ava Hudgins, Ethan ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:49 pm

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DAR host state regent

The Judith Randolph-Longwood and William Taylor Chapters of District III of the Virginia Daughters of the American Revolution welcomed Virginia’s State Regent LeAnn Turbyfill to ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, July 9, 2020 12:28 pm

Education

Berkley honored with scholarship

At the June 30 Lunenburg County School Board Meeting, Charles Berkley was presented with the Superintendent’s Scholarship for being named the Region 8 Superintendent of ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, July 9, 2020 12:10 pm

Education

Kenston Forest announces honor roll

Eighth Grade Class Head of School’s All Academic List with Honors:  Dennis Dufresne, Mackenzie Harmon, Bobby Hawthorne, Sadie Henshaw, Daniel Hughes, Leigha Jones, Kieren McHugh ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, July 9, 2020 12:05 pm