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Spiers comes home to Commonwealth Attorney’s office

A Lunenburg County native has returned home to be the new Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney. Jordan A. Spiers, a ... Read more | Add your comment

The economics behind solar farms

Solar facilities have come to the Heart of Virginia, and more are on the horizon. But why here? ... Read more | Add your comment

Marjorie Powers celebrates turning 104

Marjorie Powers recently continued her faithful practice of thanking God for His grace in granting her another year ... Read more | Add your comment

Beginning business in a pandemic

For most small businesses, the first year of operation is already packed with trials and tribulations. For a ... Read more | Add your comment

Local

Wallaces send follow-up letter to supervisors

In advance of Thursday night’s Lunenburg County Board of Supervisors meeting, Rev. Wiley Wallace and his wife Carole Wallace sent a second letter to the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Roger Watson.

atlantic coast pipeline

Atlantic Coast Pipeline project canceled

After nearly six years of court hearings, fierce opposition from communities and billions of dollars spent, Dominion Energy and Duke Energy have officially thrown in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Alexa Massey.

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

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

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

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