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Roger Watson, Author at Kenbridge Victoria Dispatch

Local

Voters keep statue where it is, GOP sweeps the county

Lunenburg County voted overwhelmingly Tuesday, Nov. 3, to keep the Confederate soldier monument right where it is on the courthouse lawn. The referendum on the ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 1:26 pm

Columns

COLUMN — Election Day should become election month

America will not walk away from this era of the pandemic without significant bruises and scars both physically and emotionally, but there are rare occasions ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 1:26 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Voters support keeping Confederate statue where it is

Lunenburg County voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to keep the Confederate soldier monument where it is on the courthouse lawn. The referendum on the Lunenburg County ballot ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Tuesday, November 3, 2020 11:31 pm

Columns

May spring come quickly

Dear Baseball – Thanks again for dropping in this summer. Many people said you wouldn’t be coming and if you did, you wouldn’t stick around ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:18 pm

Local

State provides more funding to help businesses

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam gave an update Wednesday, Oct. 28, about the status of coronavirus infections in the state and the efforts underway to control ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Thursday, October 29, 2020 11:46 am

DEVELOPING NEWS

Crews working to repair water leak in Kenbridge

Town crews in Kenbridge are working on a water leak on Elm Street that will require water service to be interrupted for a section of ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Thursday, October 29, 2020 8:24 am

Editorials

Editorial – Delegate Wright has some explaining to do

Speaker of the House of Delegates Eileen Filler-Corn justifiably eviscerated local Delegate Tommy Wright Tuesday after Wright allegedly did not report that he tested positive ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:24 pm

Editorials

Editorial – There is no excuse not to vote this year

It’s officially election season. Being able to cast a ballot for the November election in September seems a bit like Starbucks breaking out the pumpkin ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:21 pm

Local

Longwood expands dashboard

Longwood University has expanded its COVID-19 dashboard to include any cases self-reported to the university from off-campus health facilities. The changes added five self-reported cases ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Friday, September 11, 2020 5:03 pm

Local

Area native leads Kenbridge police force

Since being named Kenbridge’s Interim Police Chief in August, Benjamin Barnes has been the town’s lone full-time police officer meaning long hours and interesting days. ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Wednesday, September 2, 2020 4:16 pm

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