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BOS votes down bike lane

The Lunenburg County Board of Supervisors (BOS) turned down the option of applying for VDOT funds to construct ... Read more | Add your comment

Canine shot multiple times

A Lunenburg County citizen’s beloved canine was shot multiple times near their residence on Rubermont Road, Route 626 ... Read more | Add your comment

Lions Club honors late member

The Kenbridge-Victoria Lions Club held its 16th annual Ken Saunders Memorial White Cane Walk on Saturday, Sept. 11. ... Read more | Add your comment

SVCC graduates restoring power in Louisiana

As one of the most powerful hurricanes in recent memory, when Hurricane Ida hit the gulf coast, more ... Read more | Add your comment

News

Decision tabled on solar facility

Apex Clean Energy and SolUnesco, the applicants of Red Brick Solar, Lunenburg County’s first solar project, were left waiting for approval of the company’s Conditional ... Read more | Add your comment

by Crystal Vandegrift.

COVID-19

106 COVID patients at Centra

COVID-19 cases are fluctuating across the commonwealth as officials work to increase testing access in the health district. New daily cases of the coronavirus in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Alexa Massey.

Education

September Marketing Co-op Student of the Month

Macey Loebs was selected as Lunenburg County Public Schools (LCPS) September Marketing Co-op Student of the Month. Loebs is a senior at Central High School ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, September 19, 2021 2:28 pm

Local

Community Narcan Training event held

In an effort to help community members prevent fatal opioid overdoses, The Virginia Department of Health along with Crossroad Community Services and the Virginia Department ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, September 19, 2021 12:42 pm

Local

Flag retirement ceremony held

VFW Post #9954 held a flag retirement ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 11, in order to burn worn out and tattered American flags. Aubrey Craven with ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, September 19, 2021 11:39 am

Columns

Column — Allow Jesus into your boat

I’m tired. Mentally, emotionally, spiritually, physically, I am worn — and I am tired. I am not alone. I dare say the vast majority of ... Read more

by Rev. J. Cameron Bailey, Sunday, September 19, 2021 11:35 am

Local

Elective surgery and clinic update

Effective immediately, VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital (VCU Health CMH) is making changes to non-urgent, elective appointments to safely continue caring for patients during an ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, September 16, 2021 3:39 pm

Community Calendar

Community Calendar for the week of September 15

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

by Staff Report, Thursday, September 16, 2021 3:37 pm

News

Boat rescued from Briery Lake

Meherrin Volunteer Fire and Rescue (MVFR) crew members responded Thursday night, Sept. 9, to a report of an individual whose boat was stuck on a ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 2:10 pm

Local

Early voting begins, local races not contested

Starting Sept. 17, Virginians can vote in person early. Voters will have the opportunity to cast their votes in person at the Lunenburg County Registor ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Sunday, September 12, 2021 7:00 am

Local

Crash claims life of Victoria man

A 59-year-old man from Victoria died in a fatal crash that is being investigated by the Virginia State Police (VSP). According to VSP, the accident ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, September 11, 2021 2:09 pm

News

Remembering 9/11

The Kenbridge-Victoria Dispatch asked people for their memories of where they were, what they were doing and what they were thinking on Sept. 11, 2001. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, September 11, 2021 2:05 pm

Local

VCU Health CMH workers awarded scholarships

Twice a year, Community Memorial Hospital (CMH) Auxiliary awards hospital employees with a $500 scholarship toward furthering their education through the Tree of Love – ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, September 11, 2021 1:46 pm

Local

Creative hay bale contest

The Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Women’s Leadership Committee is welcoming individuals and organizations to take part in its annual Hay Bale Decorating Contest. For seven ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, September 10, 2021 10:01 am

News

September 11, 2001 timeline

On the morning of September 11, 2001, 19 terrorists hijacked four commercial airplanes bound for California. The planes departed from airports in Boston; Newark, NJ; ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Thursday, September 9, 2021 7:02 pm

Local

Bike lane project considered

As part of a Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) project, county officials are exploring the possibility of constructing a bike lane along Route 635 (Oral ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Thursday, September 9, 2021 7:00 pm

Victoria

Utility bill cost raise concerns

According to town officials, the cost of utility bills has begun to concern residents of Victoria as the town plans to replace water meters with ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Thursday, September 9, 2021 2:05 pm

Sports

South Boston Speedway update

By Joe Chandler South Boston Speedway Saturday was a night of double celebration for Peyton Sellers at South Boston Speedway. The Ringgold resident checked off ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, September 9, 2021 1:52 pm

Victoria

Victoria Elementary School receives supplies

Victoria Christian Church delivers school supplies to Victoria Elementary:  The Christian Women’s Fellowship of Victoria Christian Church recently organized a collection drive for school supplies ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, September 9, 2021 1:51 pm

Columns

Column — What happened to ‘That’ America

This Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of the terror attacks upon American soil which occurred Sept. 11, 2001. Twenty years. Seems like just yesterday I ... Read more

by Rev. J. Cameron Bailey, Thursday, September 9, 2021 1:48 pm

Hampden-Sydney

Tappy named Pitcher Of The Year

Hampden-Sydney College junior right-handed pitcher Owen Tappy (Charlotte, North Carolina) has been recognized by the Southern Collegiate Baseball League (SCBL) as its 2021 Pitcher of ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, September 9, 2021 1:43 pm

Local

USDA expands CFAP 2 eligibility

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced up to $1 billion is being made available to farmers who previously were ineligible for Coronavirus Food Assistance ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, September 9, 2021 1:40 pm

KENSTON FOREST

Kavaliers Volleyball 8-0 for the season

Kenston Forest School had a great week on the volleyball court. The middle school team opened their season with two victories 2-1 over Southampton Academy ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, September 9, 2021 1:35 pm

Education

GO TEC Lab at middle school up and running

Lunenburg Middle School students have the opportunity to receive hands-on learning at Lunenburg Middle School with the new GO TEC Lab. Through the Career Connections ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, September 9, 2021 1:34 pm

Columns

Movie Review: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

By Lauren Bradshaw Special to The Charlotte Gazette Shang-Chi is one of the best Marvel movies, period. I cannot tell you how much fun I ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, September 9, 2021 1:32 pm

Local

VDOF seeks acorns/nuts

The Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) is again seeking 12 species of acorns and nuts that can be planted at its Augusta Forestry Center in ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, September 9, 2021 11:42 am

Church & Community

Church and Community Events for the week of September 8

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

by Staff Report, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 1:47 pm