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U.S. Marshals arrest federal fugitive in Victoria

U.S. Marshals from the Fugitive Task Force arrested a North Carolina man for a probation violation Thursday, May ... Read more | Add your comment

Riley goes fishing

Little Riley Crowley, age 4, sets out for a day of fishing over Memorial Day weekend. She just ... Read more | Add your comment

Driver hits parked car

Victoria Fire and Rescue responded to a motor vehicle accident in front of 2409 Washington Ave., Victoria, this ... Read more | Add your comment

Shed destroyed by fire

A shed on the property of Frankie Hazelwood of Thomas Street in Victoria caught on fire Wednesday, May ... Read more | Add your comment

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U.S. Marshals arrest federal fugitive in Victoria

U.S. Marshals from the Fugitive Task Force arrested a North Carolina man for a probation violation Thursday, May 28 in Victoria.  Tony Mitchell Martin Jr., ... Read more | Add your comment

by Roger Watson.

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Nonprofit network of 7 counties established

South Central Virginia Nonprofit Network (SCVNN) is a recently-launched support network that establishes a comprehensive database of resources and essential services for those in need ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Report.

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

Education

Grandparent shares story with students in celebration of Black History Month

The month of February is set aside in the United States to celebrate achievements by African Americans and their central role in U.S. history. In ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, February 29, 2020 10:08 am

Education

Southside Opportunity Fund accepting scholarship applications

Applications for the annual Southside Opportunity Fund (SOF) scholarships for students headed to college or a trade/technical school will be taken through late March. High ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, February 28, 2020 11:06 am

Education

Southside SWCD seeking scholarship applicants

Southside Soil and Water Conservation District is offering the Joe and Helen Vaden Scholarship to a deserving student who demonstrates an interest in pursuing a ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, February 27, 2020 10:00 am

Education

Maione named recipient of DAR Good Citizenship Award

Kenston Forest School senior, Nicholas Maione, of McKenney, was the recipient of the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizenship Award sponsored by the William ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, February 22, 2020 12:07 pm

Education

DAR recognizes high school seniors

The William Taylor Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently hosted high school seniors who had been selected by their respective schools for ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, February 21, 2020 2:16 pm

Education

Scholarship offered to graduating seniors

The Southside Virginia Herb Society is offering a $500 scholarship for college. This scholarship is available to high school seniors living in Charlotte, Halifax, Lunenburg ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, February 21, 2020 10:47 am

Education

Fuqua celebrates 100th day of school

Fuqua School’s pre kindergarten and K/1 classes celebrated the 100th day of school January 24. Students used their imaginations to create projects representing 100 items. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, February 20, 2020 2:46 pm