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Where is the peace?

This year has been a challenging one, to say the least. The killing of George Floyd in Minnesota last week is just the latest in ... Read more

1 day ago by Tommy Wright.

Town manager shares some town knowledge

Since being lucky enough to be hired by the Town of Kenbridge, I have realized that there were so many things that I never knew. ... Read more

1 day ago by Guest Columnist.

We have much to mourn

This is a time for mourning. We began the week as we have traditionally done with Memorial Day, mourning for those that we have lost ... Read more

1 week ago by Frank Ruff.

House aid bill is just a liberal wish list

Friday, May 15 I voted against the House Democrats’ $3 trillion liberal grab bag. Thousands of Americans have lost their lives due to the COVID-19 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

SVCC is continuing its mission through the pandemic

A year ago when I accepted the offer to serve as Southside Virginia Community College’s sixth president, the world was a different place. People have ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

It does not add up

Story after story has addressed issues regarding the coronavirus. If one takes the time to compare stories side by side, government decisions make little sense. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Frank Ruff.

Clean Economy Act is too expensive

Everything in life should and must be balanced. We can never let pursuit of the perfect destroy the opportunity and ability of others to achieve ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Frank Ruff.

STEPS moves lives forward

Social distancing is a phrase we have come to know all too well through the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. As good citizens, we practice ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Reconvene session brought some changes

The 2020 Reconvened Session was memorable if for nothing else than for the first time in 400 years, the House of Delegates met outdoors. Republicans ... Read more

1 month ago by Tommy Wright.

Veto session will change some proposals

This week we return to Richmond to consider the revisions that Governor Ralph Northam has made to various legislative proposals that passed both the House ... Read more

1 month ago by Frank Ruff.

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