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Letters to the Editor

LETTER – We are going to undo progressivism

To the Editor – I never agree with any of your editorial opinions, but I must say they’re never boring. I liked April 14th’s about ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, April 16, 2021 5:12 pm

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LETTER – Antics of our politicians are ridiculous

To the Editor: We have three branches of government and we used to have a Fourth Estate to help us make sure their shenanigans were made ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, April 16, 2021 5:03 pm

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LETTER – South was a sprawling prison system

To the Editor: April 15, 2021 was the anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s death. Yes, he died on Good Friday, April 15 1865. Speaking of ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, April 16, 2021 3:47 pm

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LETTER – Chairman’s slight was a personal vendetta

To the Editor: Not partisan politics but personal vendettas. Partisan politics are usually rooted in some fundamental principle. Vendettas seek vengeance, not resolution.  Buckingham County ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, April 2, 2021 10:35 am

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LETTER – Gold mining is toxic

To the Editor – Recent concerns about potential gold mining in Buckingham County should have many people worried. There is a great cause for alarm ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, April 2, 2021 10:32 am

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LETTER – You cannot support environmental justice and this landfill

To the Editor: Jerry Cifor, the president of Green Ridge Recycling and Disposal Facility, is a salesman trying to sell the idea that his 1,200-acre ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, April 2, 2021 10:28 am

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LETTER — We need supervisors who respect the citizens

To the Editor: Thank you, Roger Watson, for your editorial on Buckingham’s future regarding ‘Poisonous partisanship affecting local governments.’ The situation at the Buckingham School ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Thursday, April 1, 2021 10:28 am

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LETTER — Land Use Program keeps us backward and poor

To the Editor: Property taxes are the main source of tax revenue for most jurisdictions. Cumberland County consists of approximately 192,000 acres. In Cumberland, more ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Thursday, April 1, 2021 9:28 am

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LETTER — What will be next for Cumberland?

To the Editor: People claim that Powhatan doesn’t want any development, but when you cross the border into Cumberland County it is a totally different ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 6:00 am

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LETTER — Murders in cities far outnumber mass shootings

To the Editor: I read with great interest the latest letters concerning gun reform in the U.S. In 2020, 774 murders occurred in Chicago, 447 ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 6:00 am

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LETTER — How many more have to die?

To the Editor: These people who were murdered in Colorado died in defense of gun rights. We all know that gun rights are far more ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, March 26, 2021 6:00 am

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LETTER — Gold mining presents a real danger

To the Editor: Thank you for Titus Mohler’s February 24 article, “Gold mining bill passes Senate.” As the threat of modern, large-scale commercial gold mining ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, March 26, 2021 6:00 am

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LETTER — Greater care needed with Habitat story

To the Editor: I read with concern your story about the unfinished Habitat house. To me it sounded more like an individual grievance than an ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Thursday, March 25, 2021 11:34 am

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LETTER — No one is a stronger supporter of the police than Bob Good

To the Editor: I thought that I’d respond to the request for “clarity” expressed in the last edition of The Herald regarding Bob Good’s first ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Thursday, March 25, 2021 10:34 am

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LETTER — Guns should be regulated like cars

To the Editor: The Second Amendment to the Constitution does not actually begin with “shall not be infringed.” It reads instead, “A well-regulated militia….” Gun ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Thursday, March 25, 2021 9:38 am

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LETTER — We must get serious about garbage disposal laws

To the Editor: When did Virginia become the second largest dumping ground in America? Industrial facilities dumped 11,821,961 lbs. of toxic chemicals into Virginia’s waterways ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, March 19, 2021 6:00 am

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LETTER — Thanks to CVHC

To the Editor: In the midst of the fear and many uncertainties surrounding COVID-19, I want to thank the amazing staff at Central Virginia Health ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Thursday, March 18, 2021 9:35 am

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LETTER – Supervisors are not being forthcoming

To the Editor: Government of the people, by the people, for the people. This phrase does not seem to apply to Cumberland County residents.  There ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Thursday, March 18, 2021 8:46 am

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Thanks to SEC

To the Editor: I for one would like to thank SEC for getting my power back on when they did. I was out for 12 ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, March 17, 2021 6:00 am

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The death penalty and abortion

To the Editor: I am very much against killing and murder. I wouldn’t be able to kill a person even on death row, but they ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, March 10, 2021 6:00 am

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The coming of the Lord is near

To the Editor: During debate of the Equality Act in the U.S. House of Representatives, Representative Jerry Nadler (D-NY) stated, “What any religious tradition describes ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Tuesday, March 9, 2021 11:11 am

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Give stimulus money to those who truly need it

To the Editor: Since the COVID outbreak started about a year ago I have received $1,800 from the government, but I do not understand why. ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Monday, March 8, 2021 3:40 pm

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LETTER — Living life in ‘No Man’s Land’

To the Editor: It seems so strange living my whole 54-year existence in Virginia, where regardless of political party or economic status, our leaders think ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, March 5, 2021 6:00 am

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LETTER — Are we losing our Democracy?

To the Editor: Americans are witnessing a historic transformation from a government that promotes independent thoughts, words and action, to one solely dependent on elected ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, March 5, 2021 6:00 am

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Have we said thank you to Gerry Spates?

To the Editor: After watching the surrounding area go through the challenges that Mother Nature presented us with for the past few weeks, I’ve had ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 6:00 am

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It’s time to unite and protect the environment

To the Editor: I read the article “Gold mining bill passes Senate” in which, once again, Sen. (Mark) Peake voted against the bill, stating, “I ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 6:00 am

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Bill would limit state control of elections

To the Editor: HR 1 is a piece of legislation being drafted in Washington, D.C., right now that, if passed, will take the ability of ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 6:00 am

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