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Don’t leave money on the table. Six hundred seventy-five billion dollars of federal government funds are distributed to states and communities, based partially off census data.

As many in the community find themselves working fewer hours due to COVID-19 restrictions, health care workers and first responders have seen an increase in their workload. With this situation in mind, Old Dominion Insurance Services showed their appreciation for health care workers by teami…

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The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a flood warning for the Staunton River, affecting Campbell, Pittsylvania, Charlotte, and Halifax Counties, with flooding at Alatvista and Brookneal, among other places.

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The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a flash flood watch for areas of Virginia and North Carolina, including Pittsylvania and Bedford Counties, among others. This watch remains in effect until Thursday morning.

According to various reports, two members of the Evington Volunteer Fire Department sustained serious injuries in an ATV accident of Saturday evening just before 6:30. Evington VFD Chief W.T. Hall and department member Derrick Johnson sustained injuries when their ATV overturned along Halsey…

The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced emergency benefit increases have reached $2 billion per month for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households across all 50 states and 3 territories to increase food security during the coronavirus national emergency. T…

Patrick Henry's Red Hill has announced that the grounds of the national memorial will be reopened beginning today, May 15.

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Local police are warning area citizens of a new scam being perpetrated involving eBay gift cards. The scammers are targeting especially (but not only) senior citizens.

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Principal Dabney Hanson says William Campbell Combined School “is not a school without the kids. They are why I love what I do, and it’s lonely without them.” She says the teachers and faculty have been keeping up with the students and their educational growth through a combination of social…

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Virginia school administrators say they are struggling to provide mental health services during the coronavirus pandemic, even as vulnerable students continue with online studies away from regular counseling and support.

Virginia State University has announced a new scholarship program specifically for students who major in food and agricultural sciences. The aim of the scholarship program is to help build a highly skilled workforce that aligns with the USDA’s strategic goals of promoting rural prosperity an…

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UPDATE: The Virginia State Police have cancelled the Amber alert, announcing that the child has been located safely. The Virginia State Police and the Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse has issued an AMBER Alert on behalf of the Harrisonburg Police Department for a child abduction that …

Every year, May 3 is when the world celebrates the fundamental principles of press freedom. It’s a day to evaluate press freedom around the world, to defend the media from attacks on their independence and to pay tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the exercise of their profe…

The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) would like to advise recreational boaters to use extreme caution this upcoming weekend as the National Weather Service has issued Flood Warnings in several locations throughout Virginia and water temperatures remain dangerously cold.

The April 2020 Campbell County School Board meeting took place online through Zoom and was broadcast via Facebook Live. The meeting focused on the countywide feeding program, the board's appreciation for the county's essential school employees, and the possibility of a ceremony for graduatin…

Governor Ralph Northam  announced a diverse group of leaders participating in the Commonwealth’s COVID-19 Business Task Force, which will continue to provide advice and guidance to the Cabinet on a safe, responsible strategy for easing restrictions on businesses and individuals.

The Campbell County Board of Supervisors held a Budget Work Session on April 16. County Administrator Frank Rogers opened the meeting with a short speech about the tumult in these times and its effects on businesses and individual taxpayers. Supervisors had the opportunity to accept the prop…

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The end of the traditional school year is almost here, but the majority of school-aged children have been out of school for at least a month. Many local public and private school parents are facing a major lifestyle shift dealing with new schedules, childcare issues, and schoolwork requireme…

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Editor’s note: Following is the first installment of what will hopefully be a series of responses from county supervisors regarding the coronavirus shutdown. They were asked to provide their take on the situation and how it is affecting our area, along with their words of encouragement to th…

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“No one here in Brookneal has or has had COVID-19,” stated Mayor James Champ Nowlin. “That’s a blessing. We’re abiding by what Governor has said. Some restaurants remain open for take-out or drive-through, but not dining in. We’re not to be in places where there are more than ten people. We’…

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Republican Party of Virginia Chairman, Jack Wilson, issued the following statement Thursday in response to Governor Northam’s decision Wednesday to extend the closure of many Virginia businesses until May 8th: