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Column – Death rates for virus are very low

We have been inundated with data about the Coronavirus since March.  The news media has covered the issue relentlessly for more than five months, giving ... Read more

16 hours ago by Frank Ruff.

COLUMN – Congress passes defense spending bill

This week the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Included in this year’s NDAA is a section I authored as well as two amendments ... Read more

5 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Column – Trying to stay positive

All of us have been challenged by the events in the news this year. It was heartbreaking enough when our lives were flipped on end ... Read more

1 week ago by Frank Ruff.

Democrats’ policy is symbolism over substance

As you may have already heard, last Thursday, under cover of darkness, Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn had a number of Confederate busts along with the Robert ... Read more

1 week ago by Tommy Wright.

Lunenburg school plan set to begin with first day August 24

I hope everyone is doing well and having a fantastic summer under these crazy circumstances and conditions every one of us are facing on a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

COLUMN – Child care funding requested

As Virginia continues to reopen we need to make sure our children are cared for safely. Earlier this week I sent a letter to Speaker ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Law enforcement to be discussed in special session

I appreciate all the calls and emails I have received over the past couple of months from my constituents regarding the current school reopening situation. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tommy Wright.

State senator tries to understand reopening policy for schools

Let me begin with this statement –  We all should be cautious during this period of COVID-19.  We should all wear masks when we are ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Referendum could cause lasting damage in the community

The outcome by the majority of the Lunenburg County Board of Supervisors to wash their hands of the decision on removing the Confederate soldier statue ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

Column – Law enforcement curriculum to be examined

In recent months, our nation has struggled with its responses to two diseases, COVID-19 and racism. One stems from a viral threat, and the other ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

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