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King convicted of first-degree murder

Terrance Alonzo King, 49, of Kenbridge, was convicted Tuesday, June 30 of first-degree murder in the killing of ... Read more | Add your comment

Power Line students climb to success

Ask a handful of high school seniors what they are planning to do after graduation, and at least ... Read more | Add your comment

Letter asks supervisors to remove Confederate statue at courthouse

A Kenbridge couple is asking the Lunenburg County Board of Supervisors to remove the Confederate Soldier statue from ... Read more | Add your comment

Restaurants take precautions as Phase 2 begins

Restaurants were allowed to reopen their dining rooms to customers this past Friday, June 5 for the first ... Read more | Add your comment

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King convicted of first-degree murder

Terrance Alonzo King, 49, of Kenbridge, was convicted Tuesday, June 30 of first-degree murder in the killing of Earl Ray Cox during a trial in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Report.

Local

Citizens will see reduction in DMV fees

Lunenburg County citizens, along with other Virginia residents will see a reduction in vehicle registration fees by $10 beginning July 1 thanks to new transportation ... Read more | Add your comment

by Crystal Vandegrift.

Business

Funding for agriculture, forestry-based businesses available

Governor Ralph Northam recently announced a new way for local governments to support agriculture- and forestry-based businesses during the COVID-19 emergency through the governor’s Agriculture ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, June 26, 2020 6:00 am

Education

4-H to hold i-Congress

Virginia 4-H in conjunction with 2020 Congress across the commonwealth will hold a virtual i-Congress for youth ages 11-13 from July 13-30. The i-Congress program, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, June 25, 2020 1:46 pm

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Students win gift cards from anonymous donor

A few Lunenburg County residents recently received notification this week they were winners of two $50 gift cards; one to Walmart and the other to ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Thursday, June 25, 2020 1:29 pm

College

SVCC prepares to open physically and virtually for fall session

Southside Virginia Community College President Dr. Quentin Johnson assured students there would be a fall semester at the school, but whether the class will be ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Thursday, June 18, 2020 11:09 am

Education

The perfect way to read together over the summer

Read to Them has launched a nationwide reading program designed to help students read together and stay connected over the summer. Students will read a ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, June 12, 2020 12:52 pm

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Education

Fowler, Ashworth get top honors

The valedictorian and salutatorian are the graduates with the highest and second highest grade point averages in the senior class. VALEDICTORIAN Entering school, Savanna Fowler ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 2:27 pm

Education

Drive-thru diplomas

Central High School awarded 98 diplomas to seniors in a drive-thru graduation ceremony Saturday, May 30, at the high school. Above, a proud 2020 graduate ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 10:21 am

Education

Fuqua school announces top graduates

VALEDICTORIAN Fuqua School’s 2020 Valedictorian is Roman Morris Davis, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Rick Davis of Victoria. Roman will attend Liberty University in ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, May 28, 2020 1:32 pm

Education

KFS seventh graders hold graduation via Zoom

The seventh-grade class of Kenston Forest School (KFS) held its graduation via Zoom Wednesday, May 20. The following students were recognized by KFS Head of ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, May 28, 2020 9:26 am

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Drive-in baccalaureate

Central High School’s baccalaureate ceremony was held as a drive-in event Sunday at the Lunenburg girls softball field in Kenbridge. Rev. Cameron Bailey of Kenbridge ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, May 21, 2020 9:52 am

Education

Lunenburg schools receive CARE funds

Virginia Public schools will receive $238.6 million in federal funding under the federal Coronavirus Aid, Recovery and Economic Security Act. The emergency legislation, also known ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, May 7, 2020 11:03 am

Education

Kenston Forest announces top graduates for Class of 2020

Kenston Forest School Head of School, Lori Bacon, announced the valedictorian, salutatorian, and historian for the Class of 2020. Bacon surprised the valedictorian at her ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, April 30, 2020 12:51 pm

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‘Twin sister’s’ celebrate milestone birthday

On May 15, the “twin sisters” will celebrate a milestone birthday, turning 90 years old. Margaret Walker Dilworth and Annie Ruth Kirk Clarke were born ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, April 30, 2020 9:46 am

Education

KENSTON FOREST HONOR ROLL

Kenston Forest has announced honor roll students for the third quarter listed below by grade. SECOND GRADE *Gavin Garrett, *Ava Hudgins, *Heath Massie, *Tristan McGraw, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, April 23, 2020 10:42 am

Education

GRASP services still available

Class of 2020 high school seniors have been dealt a major blow by the upheaval of traditional senior year events caused by the COVID-19 impact. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, April 17, 2020 10:18 am

Education

FUQUA SCHOOL HONOR ROLL

Fuqua School announces scholastic recognition for the lower, middle and upper school levels for the third nine weeks grading period of the 2019-2020 academic year. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, April 11, 2020 1:11 pm

Education

Department of Education gives initial approval to cancel testing

The U.S. Department of Education has given Virginia permission to cancel federally mandated Standards of Learning tests during the 2019- 2020 school year. Superintendent of ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, April 10, 2020 12:10 pm

Education

COVID – 19 update from SVCC

Southside Virginia Community College, along with all colleges in the Virginia Community College System, is moving to a pass/fail grading system to provide classes solely ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, April 1, 2020 3:42 pm

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DAR meeting, American war history of 100 years ago

The William Taylor Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution welcomed the return of a favorite presenter, Alexander “Al” F. Barnes, to ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, March 27, 2020 11:26 am

Education

LCHS essay contest for private or home-schooled students

Several weeks ago, the Lunenburg County Historical Society announced an essay contest for all eighth-grade students living in Lunenburg County. Essays on the topic “A ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, March 26, 2020 2:27 pm

Business

Lack of students hits economy hard

In a span of less than two weeks, Farmville has gone from being a two-college town to a no-college town in an effort to limit ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Monday, March 23, 2020 2:55 pm

Education

Lunenburg schools offer free meals beginning today

Lunenburg County Schools will provide free meals two days a week due to students being out of school due to the coronavirus. Breakfast and lunch ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, March 17, 2020 10:45 am

BREAKING NEWS

Northam orders all K-12 schools to close for 2 weeks due to COVID-19

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam on Friday ordered all K-12 schools in Virginia to close for a minimum of two weeks in response to continued concern ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, March 13, 2020 2:56 pm

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Introducing Southern Virginia Food Hub

The Lunenburg County Historical Society will meet Sunday, March 15, at 2 p.m. at the Ripberger Public Library at 117 South Broad Street in Kenbridge. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, March 13, 2020 10:18 am

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Rabies and microchipping clinic

Lunenburg Hospital and Lunenburg Animal Control will hold a microchip and rabies clinic Saturday, March 7 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Lunenburg Animal Hospital. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, March 5, 2020 1:31 pm