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Latest Editorials

Opinion – Crossroads board needs the right people now

During this time when the Crossroads Community Service Board is searching for an executive director, it would be a good time for the Crossroads board ... Read more

4 months ago by Roger Watson.

EDITORIAL – SVCC’s solar training program is right move at right time

The new short-term training program at Southside Virginia Community College to train workers to install solar panels is just the type of flexibility and ingenuity ... Read more

5 months ago by Roger Watson.

Editorial: SEC members’ questions need to be answered

After the last broken pole has been replaced and all the downed power lines put back into place, plenty of questions will remain about why ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Report.

Caregivers need our continued support

With Centra Southside Community Hospital experiencing a surge of COVID-19 patients and no relief for at least the next month or so, it is especially ... Read more

10 months ago by Roger Watson.

It’s time for boards to end dispute

In the spirit of this holiday season, it’s time for the Lunenburg County School Board and Board of Supervisors to stop the needless squabbling over ... Read more

10 months ago by Staff Report.

Unto us a child is born

This is the Christmas story from the Bible Luke Chapter 2 verses 1 through 20 of the King James Version. And it came to pass ... Read more

10 months ago by Staff Report.

Editorial – Delegate Wright has some explaining to do

Speaker of the House of Delegates Eileen Filler-Corn justifiably eviscerated local Delegate Tommy Wright Tuesday after Wright allegedly did not report that he tested positive ... Read more

1 year ago by Roger Watson.

Editorial – There is no excuse not to vote this year

It’s officially election season. Being able to cast a ballot for the November election in September seems a bit like Starbucks breaking out the pumpkin ... Read more

1 year ago by Roger Watson.

It’s time to unlink health insurance and employment

As health care changes and evolves through this pandemic with more telemedicine opportunities and a much different environment than having a regular family doctor, it ... Read more

1 year ago by Roger Watson.

Don’t shut out the public

Local governments have a lot to deal with these days. When they ran for office, no candidate thought they would be dealing with the twin ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

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