The year 2020 has been a stressful one for anyone associated with education.  This applies to teachers at all levels, parents of students involved in distance learning, and grandparents who are overseeing the education of young students in th… Read more

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JoAnne Stugart (seated on floor) leads a teachers’ group through a series of seated moves that they can use to reduce stress.  Participants shown are (left to right) Dr. Joy Hurt, Rita Ashton, Alissa Baldwin, Wanda Bentley, and Mary Ann Whitl… Read more

At its meeting on November 14, the William Taylor Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution met at Lunenburg County’s historic 1827 court house. Gordon F. Erby, Clerk of the Circuit Court, discussed with the members… Read more

In collaboration with the Town of Chase City, the Mac Callum More Museum and Gardens Board unveiled Virginia’s newest LOVEworks sculpture. The LOVEworks program was founded by the Virginia Tourism Cooperation in 2013. The LOVEworks program is… Read more

The Staunton-Meherrin Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) and Bluestone High School will be delivering Thanksgiving Boxes full of Thanksgiving yumminess to six families-in-need in the area on Tuesday and Wednesday. Bluestone… Read more

Regretfully, the formal decision has been made to cancel the Clarksville Community Thanksgiving Dinner for 2020.  Given that our state remains in Phase III of the Governor's pandemic response, with continued restrictions on food service and g… Read more

Halestorm is a big beautiful guy; very affectionate and smart with a lot of personality. About 15 lbs. and 5 years old, Halestorm was surrendered to the shelter because someone found him abandoned in an apartment. Staff seek a good home quick… Read more

The Knights of Columbus of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Ebony, recently donated cold weather jackets to Vaughn Elementary School in Warren County, NC (pictured) and Meherrin Powellton Elementary School in Brunswick County, VA.  Th… Read more

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The American Legion Post 79 color guard and Chaplin Roy Johnson guided the program with posting of colors, a 21 gun salute, taps and a narrated folding of the flag announcing the significance of each of the 12 folds. Distinguished guests incl… Read more

Many of us enjoy feeding the birds during the winter.  However, insect eaters aren’t interested in bird seed.  Often they will feed on winter berries.  The purists feel that you should never feed the birds but provide appropriate plants for w… Read more