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SVCC students impact many aspects of daily life

Have you recently had a medical appointment? Conducted business online? Needed your electricity restored after storm damage? If so, you may have benefited from the ... Read more

1 week ago by Quentin Johnson.

SVCC power line worker program receives boost from Benchmark

Winter 2021 was dominated in February by ice storms that left more than 75,000 Southside Virginians without electricity, some for as long as two weeks. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Don’t procrastinate, take the first tiny step

A popular adage advises, “Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.” Mangled comic versions go something like this: “Never put off till ... Read more

1 month ago by Quentin Johnson.

Longwood nursing students help in fight against COVID

The mission to get residents in the Piedmont Health District vaccinated against COVID-19 has been a community effort. For Longwood University nursing students, the chance ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

GRASP to provide FAFSA help

GRASP will hold free virtual appointments to help families file the FAFSA to receive financial aid for college. Virtual appointments are available Wednesdays from 6 ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Deadline extended for scholarship

Benchmark Community Bank has extended the deadline for its annual SmartStart Community Commitment Scholarships. Due to widespread power outages experienced by many households following recent ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

JMU announces dean’s list

James Madison University has announced that the following students made the dean’s list for the fall semester. Makailah Lee, of Victoria, who is majoring in ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Benchmark offers scholarship

Benchmark Community Bank is once again sponsoring its $mart$tart Community Commitment Scholarships. High School seniors residing or attending school in one of the 10 Southside ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Mentors provide a valuable service

January is National Mentoring Month, an observation led by MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, with support ... Read more

3 months ago by Quentin Johnson.

Lee graduates from JMU

Makailah Lee of Victoria graduated cum laude with a degree in justice studies from James Madison University during commencement exercises Dec. 19. Lee was among ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

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