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Explore the hidden world of bats

When picturing a bat, one might think of a vampire-like creature that roams the earth looking for its ...

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Lancer Summer Open 5K set

The Longwood mens and womens cross country teams host the Lancer Summer Open 5K Saturday, Aug. 6 on ...

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Did you know?

Deep breathing exercises can help individuals maintain personal health and well-being. According to the American Institute of Stress, ...

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National Farmers Market Week celebrates community impact

Farmers markets connect communities with fresh produce, locally made food and artisan goods and offer opportunities to mingle. ...

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Did you know?

Historically high fuel prices will undoubtedly prove to be one of the defining stories of 2022. As the ...

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Barksdale wine festival has new venue for 2022

Barksdale Cancer Foundation is busy making final plans for its annual wine festival, “Miss Janie’s Sit & Sip,” ...

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New report details firearm injuries

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) says that the number of emergency department visits for firearm injuries increased ...

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Solar Farms in Virginia

By Faith Redd The Charlotte Gazette The rise in the use of solar energy technology to generate electricity ...

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Community Calendar — The week of July 27, 2022

The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Wednesday. Items must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. Monday ...

Education

Tryouts set for Central Middle teams

Tryouts for various Central Middle School teams are set to begin. The following sports will begin tryouts on ...

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R-H holds orientation

Randolph-Henry High School hosted an orientation on July 22 for incoming ninth graders and new students. Students and ...

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Another solar facility could be approved

With the Randolph Solar project now approved, county officials are set to consider approval of yet another solar ...

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Economists say Fed plan will bring inflation down, in time

By Greg Goldfarb The Charlotte Gazette As Virginians continue to bow to the pressure of record-high economic inflation, ...

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SVCC nurse pinning ceremonies

Each year, the pinning ceremonies recognize the long hours of hard work and dedication that it takes to ...

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CDC: Masks urged for area

It’s time to mask back up. Especially if you live, work or travel to Charlotte County. The Centers ...

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Tuition staying the same at SVCC

Southside Virginia Community College will not increase tuition and fees for this academic year. Students will have their ...

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The Word — Life flourishes with the Holy Spirit’s giving force

Did you know that the Dead Sea receives water but does not give water, except for evaporation? “… ...

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State VFW commander plans to visit area posts

Virginia’s newest VFW Commander Geoff Lyster and key headquarters staff visit VFW Fourth District posts July 29-30. Fourth ...

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Summer night starlight at Sailor’s Creek

Spend a beautiful evening with the Crewe Astronomy Club gazing at the stars and learning about the night ...

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New behavioral health dashboard launched

The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) recently announced the launch of a new behavioral health dashboard ...