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Letters to the Editor

Letter — Myths about industrial gold mining

To the Editor: When foreign corporations promise that industrialized gold mining will bring Buckingham County jobs…don’t fall for it! The truth? Many of those positions ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Saturday, January 15, 2022 12:45 pm

Letters to the Editor

Letter — Knock, Knock! Who’s there? ‘An existing problem’

To the Editor: I have had the pleasure of consulting with the Farmville Town Council and others about the continuous flooding of the Appomattox River, ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, January 14, 2022 10:44 am

Letters to the Editor

Letter — Wearing masks shouldn’t need mandate

To the Editor: I couldn’t decide whether to scream or laugh when I read Peter Kapuscinski’s letter to the editor in the Dec. 22 issue ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Thursday, December 30, 2021 1:38 pm

Letters to the Editor

Letter — Environmentalists warn of rising electricity rates

To the Editor: Michael Shellenberger, founder and president of Environmental Progress, testified to Joe Manchin’s Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, stating that build Back ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Thursday, December 30, 2021 1:38 pm

Letters to the Editor

Letter — The Herald neglected Pearl Harbor Day

To the Editor: Was it intentional or simply forgetfulness which excluded Pearl Harbor from the paper last week? There was not one mention on the ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, December 15, 2021 11:13 am

OPINION

LETTER – Gift landfill a stocking full of coal

To the Editor: The craziest things can occur and will occur during the last days of a governor’s administration. It is my fondest hope and ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, December 8, 2021 6:00 am

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

LETTER – Disruptive school board meetings

To the Editor: As the Buckingham School Board meets Wednesday, Dec. 8, I want to respond to the disruptive behavior occurring during the past few ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, December 8, 2021 6:00 am

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letter — Fear’s influence

To the Editor: Happy Thanksgiving to all. Fear, a powerful source of influence. Time has shown that new projects such as pipelines, rock quarries, solar ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, December 1, 2021 6:00 am

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Letter — Our children deserve more funding

To the Editor: On the campaign trail, incoming Governor Glenn Youngkin promised to spend historic amounts of money on public education. According to Youngkin, “We ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, November 26, 2021 6:23 pm

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letter — Veteran’s Day generosity appreciated

To the Editor: A big thank you to Applebee’s for paying tribute to our veterans on Veteran’s Day. There are very few businesses that take ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, November 24, 2021 5:42 pm

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

LETTER – Do not let history repeat itself

To the Editor: A landfill is proposed for Cumberland County, Virginia. This is a catastrophe Virginia cannot afford. A similar landfill in Jasper County, South ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Tuesday, November 23, 2021 4:03 pm

Letters to the Editor

Letter — Post-election integrity

To the Editor: This letter is in regard to the November 2, 2021 statewide election in Virginia for Governor, Lt. Governor and Attorney General. It ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Saturday, November 20, 2021 10:33 am

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

On money and the run for office

To the Editor: Americans were never meant to be “professional” politicians and were never meant to be governed by elitists. Over time, however, campaigning has ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, November 17, 2021 3:00 pm

Hampden-Sydney

Letter — Thomas’ scholarship

To the Editor: On January 30, 2021, the Delta Deuteron Chapter of Phi Gamma Delta at Hampden-Sydney College was devastated by the loss of our ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Thursday, November 11, 2021 4:16 pm

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

LETTER – Apex Clean Energy’s dirty little secret

To the Editor: Charlottesville-based Apex Clean Energy has a dirty little secret that they are keeping from local residents. Apex is planning to slip a ... Read more

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

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

LETTER – Let’s protect what we love

To the Editor: Examining a few numbers regarding the potential industrial gold mine in Buckingham County is shocking. 44% of industrial pollution in the U.S. ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Tuesday, November 9, 2021 3:28 pm

PRINCE EDAWRD

Letter — Step up, be strong and make a statement

To the Editor: I attended the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisor’s meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. This was a great opportunity for the ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Thursday, November 4, 2021 1:25 pm

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Could landfill CUP become void?

To the Editor: There were some surprises in Green Ridge’s recent response to DEQ questions and comments regarding their review of the Part A siting ... Read more

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

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

McAuliffe calls for more diversity in education

To the Editor: I refer to the most recent claims by Terry McAuliffe pushing his racial ideology in order to win the race for governor ... Read more

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

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LETTER – Where do you stand?

To the Editor: Our U.S. senators have been under the radar, and we want to know where they stand. If you love your country, you ... Read more

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

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Let us still be good neighbors after the election

To the Editor: Lots of anger in the political campaign, but we should never forget who we are as a community. No matter our political ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Tuesday, November 2, 2021 6:00 am

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letter – Please assert some backbone

To the Editor: I am writing this letter because it is the least I can do to show my patriotism to my country – this ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, October 27, 2021 6:00 am

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letter – Is Wright who you want representing rural Virginia?

To the Editor: As election day 2021 draws closer, I sit here and look at the advertisement received in the mail from Delegate Tommy Wright, ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, October 27, 2021 6:00 am

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letter – Celebrating Head Start Awareness Month

To the Editor: This month we celebrate Head Start Awareness Month and National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Both are grounded in care, compassion, fairness and ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, October 27, 2021 6:00 am

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Letter — Solar farm could be destructive

To the Editor: Thanks to Alexa Massey for covering the Buckingham 2,000-acre proposed solar development, Riverstone Solar. The Planning Commission mainly ignored our input and ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, October 22, 2021 7:00 am

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Letter — Marijuana article was informative

To the Editor: I am writing in response to your article titled “Marijuana youth use is up”. There were several quotes used from both sides ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, October 22, 2021 6:55 am

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Letter — Minimum speed limits must be implemented on roadways

To the Editor: While driving through this area, I have twice encountered Amish horse-drawn carriages in which I have almost hit with my car. These ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Thursday, October 21, 2021 1:28 pm

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