Furman Joye, Author at Farmville


A hope and a prayer

The late, great Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King had a dream and, although I don’t put myself in his category, I have a “Hope and ... Read more

by Furman Joye, Saturday, January 18, 2020 6:30 am


A true love story

This year I was invited to a home in Richmond to celebrate Thanksgiving dinner with a couple that I had never met. I was warned ... Read more

by Furman Joye, Thursday, December 6, 2018 11:18 am


Time ‘for cooler heads to speak up’

I think it’s time for cooler heads to speak up. There is no doubt that the Charlottesville incident is and was a black mark on ... Read more

by Furman Joye, Tuesday, September 5, 2017 12:24 pm

Letters to the Editor

‘The truth shall set you free’

Editor: I read with great interest the column in “Your Views” in the June 28 issue of your paper and feel compelled to respond to ... Read more

by Furman Joye, Tuesday, July 11, 2017 10:23 am


Joye: Disappointed in elected reps

I just turned on the television and watched the pathetic performance of Hillary Rodham Clinton speaking to the graduation class of her alma mater in which ... Read more

by Furman Joye, Tuesday, May 30, 2017 10:20 am


Where is America’s outcry?

Upon listening to the news on television in the last few days, I question whether or not Americans have lost their minds. For example, there ... Read more

by Furman Joye, Tuesday, August 11, 2015 5:36 pm