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Latest Editorials

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

2 weeks 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

4 weeks 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

1 month 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

4 months 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

4 months 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

9 months 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

9 months ago by Staff Report.

Now is the time to look after our neighbors

If the novel coronavirus causes the same amount of disruption, disease and death in the United States that has been seen in nations hit earlier, ... Read more

10 months ago by Staff Report.

Broadband grant is giant step forward

Broadband internet is to the 21st Century what electrical service was to the 20th Century — a necessary service, vital to moving rural areas forward. ... Read more

11 months ago by Staff Report.

It’s time to raise the minimum wage

Two bills to raise Virginia’s minimum wage currently advancing through the General Assembly will clearly show if legislators stand with the state’s neediest workers or ... Read more

12 months ago by Staff Report.

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