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Columns

Column —Your family’s life is on the November ballot

Everyone needs to understand that politics drives human functioning, as well as your dignity and quality of life. ...

Letters to the Editor

Letter — On U.N. Agenda 2030 and farmers and landowners

To the Editor: The United Nations attempted to establish Habitat 1 in Vancouver; it failed. Next came Agenda ...

Letters to the Editor

Letter — Congressional show trial will lead nowhere

To the Editor: There is an ongoing show trial being conducted by Congress right now called the Jan. ...

Columns

Opinion — Rights-based ordinance to protect Buckingham

On July 11, the Buckingham Board of Supervisors (BOS) voted to develop an ordinance to address gold mining ...

Letters to the Editor

Letter — Stop gold mining to preserve the environment

To the Editor: I am the manager of the Yogaville farm, which is 6 acres on the banks ...

Columns

Opinion — Cumberland County does not need the Green Ridge Mega-Landfill

A  group of concerned citizens of the Commonwealth, residents of Cumberland County, and stakeholders in the historically Black ...

Opinion

Letter — Support rights-based proposal to prevent gold mining

To the Editor: I moved to Buckingham County about 2 1/2 years ago.  I am a retired architect ...

Letters to the Editor

Letter — Values should include caring for the poor

To the Editor: To respond to the letter that reflects fear of Democratic party values, these are the ...

Guest Columns

Opinion — Surplus indicates taxes in state are too high

Virginia is seeing its second consecutive multibillion-dollar revenue surplus. The fiscal year ended on June 30 with a ...

Opinion

Katherine Rainey Wingo

Katherine Rainey Wingo, of Dillwyn, died on July 24, at Hickory Hill Retirement Community in Burkeville. She was ...

OPINION

Your turn — Small business survival at the heart of inflation concerns

Last week, I wrote about the reality of inflation being higher than the government statistics report for those ...

Columns

Your turn — Legislation makes changes for the new school year

School is approaching and parents are ready to send their children back for another learning year. When I ...

YOUR TURN

Your turn — Buckingham schools prepare for new year

At Buckingham County Public Schools, we are eagerly gearing up for the new academic school year, beginning Monday, ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Letter to the Editor — Buckingham solar is too risky

To the Editor: The citizens of Buckingham due to the pending solar project will be faced with problems ...

Columns

Your Turn — Tourism programs intended to bolster local economies

Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced updated guidance on quarantine procedures following exposure to COVID-19 in school, childcare and camp ...

Columns

Your Turn — Google and Facebook are threatening local news

Dean Ridings, CEO America’s Newspapers Thomas Jefferson famously declared, “Were it left to me to decide whether we ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Letter — The eve of destruction

To the Editor: We are edging closer to our destruction with each day that the left holds political ...

OPINION

Your turn — Government created inflation and loves it

I wish I was as upbeat about inflation as President Biden’s spokespeople. The June report showed a 9.1% ...

EDITORIALS

Editorial — Big Tech steamrolls newspapers

Today’s editorial is courtesy of our friend and newspaper colleague Brett Wesner, chair of the National Newspaper Association. ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Letter to the Editor — Show Southern hospitality with the U.S. flag

To the Editor: Virginia Flaggers and anyone in support of the huge Confederate flag on Route 460, just ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Letter to the Editor — Oppose Pineside Solar, as another is too much for Buckingham

To the Editor: The Pineside Solar SUP 313 is another major problem that Buckingham does not need. Riverstone ...

OPINION

Your turn — New alert system, alcohol, marijuana laws take effect

Continuing from last week’s newsletter, I wanted to update constituents on more legislation that passed the 2022 session ...

OPINION

Your turn — World Youth Skills Day focuses on importance of education

World Youth Skills Day, established in 2014 by the United Nations General Assembly, falls on July 15. The ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Letter to the Editor — People should have freedom to speak

To the Editor: I read with considerable amusement Maggie Snoddy’s letter to the editor suggesting boycotting a business ...

Editorial

Your turn — Death in our streets and schools

Sadly, we continue to hear of shootings all around our nation. I wish that there was a solution ...

OPINION

Your turn — It’s your money and you need it now

America is in crisis. With inflation reaching near record levels and gas prices soaring, Virginians are struggling every ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Letter to the Editor — ‘Let freedom ring’

To the Editor: The United States is a country of freedom. Our freedoms include the freedom of speech, ...

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