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Tell us about your unique talent

As the world wakes up from its pandemic slumber, I find myself questioning why I didn’t learn a new talent or get a new hobby ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Are we really a racist nation?

The phrase “Can’t we all get along” by the late Rodney King was uttered after he was brutally beaten by Los Angeles officers three decades ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Frank Ruff.

Court upholds prior ruling on transgender equality

Last week the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the case of Gloucester v. Grim, ending a long fight over whether a student born female ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tommy Wright.

OPINION — Anyone can sing and dance

In college, I spent a great deal of my free time dancing. I was the president of a Latin dance team. I went every week ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

OPINION — There are no black and white answers

Delegate Tommy Wright would like us to believe criminal justice is all black or white. If you commit a crime, you should go to prison ... Read more

2 months ago by Roger Watson.

OPINION – Get vaccinated and get free stuff

Typically, it does not pay to procrastinate, but when it comes to getting a COVID-19 vaccination, it seems the longer you hold out the sweeter ... Read more

2 months ago by Roger Watson.

OPINION – We need children back in school now

President Biden is coming to Yorktown this week to talk about his education plans. This is an excellent opportunity to remind him and Virginians that ... Read more

3 months ago by Tommy Wright.

OPINION – What happened when the COVID reporter caught the virus?

Over the course of the last year, I more or less fell into the position of The Herald’s COVID-19 correspondent. I remember distinctly sitting at ... Read more

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

OPINION – Planning Commission’s reasoning is laughable

There are plenty of arguments to be made for or against solar projects, but Lunenburg County’s Planning Commission used none of those against the proposed ... Read more

3 months ago by Roger Watson.

OPINION — Virginia transforms quickly to a progressive state

Even the most ardent opponents of Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s administration must have some amount of respect for the magnitude of change that has been ... Read more

3 months ago by Roger Watson.

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