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Roger Watson, Author at Kenbridge Victoria Dispatch

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

Education

Berkley pleased with opening day of school

The first day of school for Lunenburg County Public School students was not spent in a classroom, behind a desk. There were few special first-day ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 1:07 pm

Local

Grants money still available for Lunenburg businesses

With only a few days left to apply, Lunenburg County has received 22 applications for the $400,000 in CARES grant money designated to help businesses ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 1:02 pm

Local

IDA board is down to three

The Town of Victoria is considering reducing the number of members on the town’s Industrial Development Authority (IDA) from seven to five. The proposed change ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Wednesday, August 19, 2020 1:44 pm

Local

Big decision coming for Victoria council

The Town of Victoria has a big decision to make about its waste water system in the coming weeks. Due to both the town’s East ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Wednesday, August 19, 2020 1:43 pm

Education

Lunenburg Schools move to online only

The Lunenburg County Public School system has joined the surrounding counties in setting aside in-person reopening plans in favor of online-only instruction for the first ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Monday, August 10, 2020 11:52 am

College

Students return to campus with new rules

Longwood University students will soon return to the Farmville campus to begin classes in what already promises to be a unique experience for everyone involved. ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 3:10 pm

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