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State Police confirm Pamplin man died in two-vehicle crash

At 4:21 p.m. on Tuesday,May 10, Virginia State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash on Route 460 close to a quarter-mile west of Spruce Road. A 2016 Yamaha moped was traveling east on Route 460 in the right lane when it was struck in the rear by a 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee.
PAMPLIN, VA
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Taylor's Seventh Inning Solo Home Run Sends Longwood Into Sudden Death Game On Sunday

FARMVILLE, Va. – Junior Lauren Taylor knocked a seventh inning solo homer to win the game forcing a sudden death championship matchup Sunday morning for all the marbles. In another low scoring outing between Longwood and Campbell, it was the Lancers (34-23) who finished on top due to a rocket sent into space from the junior shortstop from Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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Bill commemorating Virginia site in Brown v. Board signed into law

A bipartisan bill to commemorate historic sites that catalyzed litigation leading to the landmark 1954 Supreme Court decision, Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka was signed into law by President Biden. The Brown v. Board of Education National Historical Park Expansion and Redesignation Act will expand the Brown v....
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Longwood Falls Short Of The Title In Heartbreaking Loss Sunday Morning

FARMVILLE, Va. – Campbell claimed the 2022 Big South Championship title for the second straight season with a 8-4 victory over Longwood. Campbell (36-17) came out blazing from the batter's box, scoring eight unanswered runs over the Lancers. Campbell earned six hits for the teams eight final runs, with three multi-run innings.
FARMVILLE, VA
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Highlanders Claim Series With Thrilling 6-5 Win Over Longwood On Sunday

Radford, Va.- Radford University clinched an intense weekend series over Longwood in thrilling fashion with a 6-5 victory on Sunday. James Taussig led the Radford offense with three RBI off two hits, one being a home run, and one run scored. The Highlanders offense recorded seven hits on the afternoon.
RADFORD, VA
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Senior Spotlight: Cecily Hayek ’22

It’s senior week, and we are highlighting some of the members of the Class of 2022 as part of our #HumansOfLongwood series. Wherever life after Longwood takes them—a new job, graduate studies or an internship—these students reflect the goals and achievements made possible in a close-knit community that promotes student involvement, values inclusion and nurtures citizen leadership in whatever form it takes.
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Radford Claims Game One Over Longwood With 5-2 Victory

Radford, Va.- The Radford Highlanders won game one 5-2 in what is a three-part series against Longwood on Friday. Julian Rojas led the Radford offense with two hits, two RBI and two runs. Rojas' impressive day included a walk and a home run. Eliot Dix and Hunter Gilliam recorded the...
RADFORD, VA
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Once denied schooling due to race, 67-year-old earns her degree

When Virginia Western Community College holds its commencement ceremonies Friday, one of its graduates will share her story of perseverance. As a child, the 67-year old student commencement speaker was hurt by Virginia’s refusal to integrate public schools. In the 1950’s, Vera Morton wasn’t allowed to attend public school, one of many African-Africans impacted by Massive Resistance.
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Warner, Kaine issue statement on bipartisan bill to commemorate Moton Museum in Farmville becoming law

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On May 12, 2022 U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine released the following statement after their bipartisan bill to commemorate historic sites that catalyzed litigation leading to the landmark 1954 Supreme Court decision, Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, was signed into law by President Biden <https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/legislation/2022/05/12/bill-signed-s-270/> :
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