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Truck and tractor pull planned

The Victoria Fire & Rescue Truck and Tractor Pull is scheduled for Saturday, June 5, at the Victoria ... Read more | Add your comment

No injuries reported in accident

The Kenbridge Volunteer Fire Department responded to a single-car accident around 10:29 p.m. on Friday, May 7, on ... Read more | Add your comment

Kenbridge Fire Department hosts training class

The Kenbridge Volunteer Fire Department hosted a basic pump operations training for several area fire departments Saturday and ... Read more | Add your comment

Historical Society working to preserve law offices

The Lunenburg County Historical Society has undertaken the process of preserving two historic law offices located on the ... Read more | Add your comment

COVID-19

Northam lifts VA’s mask mandate

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has lifted the state’s universal indoor mask mandate and announced Virginia will soon be easing all social distancing and capacity restrictions ... Read more | Add your comment

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Local

Kenbridge Fire Department hosts training class

The Kenbridge Volunteer Fire Department hosted a basic pump operations training for several area fire departments Saturday and Sunday, May 8 and 9. Firefighters trained ... Read more | Add your comment

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Business

Wells to retire from Farm Bureau after 26 years

Darlene P. Wells, a native of Kenbridge, will conclude her 26-year career with Virginia Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company in June. She will step down ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, May 13, 2021 1:31 pm

Local

Mental Health Awareness month is here

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and the first week of May is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, May 13, 2021 1:29 pm

Local

Tyler supports hospital week

The week of May 9-15 has been designated by Gov. Ralph Northam as Virginia Hospital Week. The week celebrates all health care workers who improve ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, May 13, 2021 1:27 pm

Food & Fitness

Strawberry season has arrived

Strawberry season is here, and farmers are eagerly welcoming guests and their strawberry-picking buckets. “Consumers can expect a good fruit load on the plant, with ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, May 13, 2021 1:25 pm

Education

Top students recognized

Kenston Forest School Head of School Lori Bacon recognized the top three honor graduates of the seventh grade Friday, April 30. The three students will ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, May 13, 2021 1:23 pm

Education

KFS names king and queen

Kenston Forest School was unable to have a homecoming court and prom this school year, so KFS presented the Kenston Forest School Class of 2021 ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, May 13, 2021 1:14 pm

Community Calendar

Community calendar for the week of May 12

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

by Staff Report, Thursday, May 13, 2021 1:09 pm

Lifestyle Main

Delta Kappa Gamma holds virtual convention

The Virginia State Organization of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International held its first-ever virtual state convention April 24. Attendees from the local Delta Alpha ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, May 13, 2021 1:07 pm

Education

Central High recognized as a ‘100 best’ school

Working in Support of Education (Wise), a national educational nonprofit, announced the 2021 ranking of its “100 Best Wise High Schools Teaching Personal Finance” April ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, May 13, 2021 1:06 pm

Columns

God see through our disguises to our heart

Disguises can work well. Dolly Parton once lost a Dolly Parton Look Alike contest to a drag queen. Charlie Chaplin failed to even place at ... Read more

by Rev. J. Cameron Bailey, Thursday, May 13, 2021 1:02 pm

Education

Cafeteria staff recognized

Victoria Elementary School honored its cafeteria staff Thursday, May 6, for all the hard work they have done this school year. Cafeteria staff made sure ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:26 pm

Education

NAACP honors teachers

The Lunenburg County NAACP presented the Lunenburg County Public School System with two commemorative plates Wednesday, May 5, in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week. Shown ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:03 pm

Local

Vehicle owners could see higher tax bills

Commissioner of the Revenue Liz Hamlett said vehicle owners in Lunenburg County could see an increase in personal property tax bills that are due on ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 11:42 am

Local

Baker removed as Crossroads executive director

After six tumultuous years, Crossroads Community Services Board Executive Director Dr. Susan Baker has been removed from her position with the organization. The news comes ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, May 7, 2021 1:58 pm

Columns

It’s time to plan for pickles

As gardening season is here, I urge you to grow a variety of vegetables for pickling. Going beyond cucumbers can lead to delicious, crisp pickles ... Read more

by Katharine Wilson, Thursday, May 6, 2021 3:17 pm

Education

KFS crowns May Day royalty

Kenston Forest School hosts an annual May Day program each year.  Last year, the program was canceled due to the pandemic. This year, KFS continued the ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, May 6, 2021 3:10 pm

College

Two Lunenburg students honored

Two Lunenburg County students recently received Good Citizen awards from the William Taylor Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). Hailey Chicorz of ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, May 6, 2021 3:07 pm

Lifestyle Main

May is National Stroke Awareness month

A stroke happens when a clot or rupture interrupts blood flow to the brain. Without oxygen-rich blood, brain cells die. There are three types of stroke: ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, May 6, 2021 3:03 pm

Columns

Remembering my Mother’s love

What is a mother? A mother is a person who has love in their hearts and gives her children her all.  Mothers kiss and hug ... Read more

by Mary Simmons, Thursday, May 6, 2021 3:00 pm

Community Calendar

Community calendar for week of May 5

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

by Staff Report, Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:58 pm

Columns

Strain and press to reach other folllowers

“You can’t have a filet mignon lifestyle with a hot dog work ethic.” Ouch! Read that quote again. This quote has been floating around on ... Read more

by Rev. J. Cameron Bailey, Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:56 pm

Education

Virtual Virginia gives students more online class options

As this unconventional school year comes to a close, many public school districts in the commonwealth are announcing students will have the option to enroll ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:47 pm

Local

House fire under investigation

The Victoria Fire and Rescue and the Kenbridge Volunteer Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 3600 block of Poorhouse Road Sunday, May ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:42 pm

Local

Community pool to open Memorial Day weekend

After being closed last summer following the COVID-19 pandemic, the Victoria Town Council announced last week that the Victoria Community Pool will open this season. ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:09 pm

Local

Supervisors to hear Red Brick Solar’s appeal

The Lunenburg County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to hear an appeal for the proposed Red Brick Solar project at its Thursday, May 13, meeting. ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Thursday, May 6, 2021 1:45 pm