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Opinion — A new beginning

Saturday, Virginia inaugurated our 74th Governor. This began the four year term of Glen Youngkin. As he passionately ...

Editorials

Opinion — Keeping our promises

On Saturday, Governor Glenn Youngkin, Lt. Governor Winsome Sears, and Attorney General Jason Miyares took the oath of ...

Columns

Opinion — Dr. King’s Legacy and the True Goal of Education

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is observed on the third Monday of January. This year, the commemoration will ...

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 ...

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 ...

COVID-19

Opinion — COVID guidelines

Governor Northam will give his final State of the Commonwealth speech on Wednesday, Jan. 12. Due to COVID, ...

Letters to the Editor

Letter — Genuine risk of civil conflict and losing democracy

To the Editor: One year ago this month, January 6, 2021 to be precise, is a date that ...

Opinion

Opinion — In honor of service providers

Many should be thanked for their service in our communities, state and nation; therefore, this column is to ...

Letters to the Editor

Letter — Another point of view on masking

To the Editor: There are many things that restrict individual liberty. For example speed limits, wearing seat belts, ...

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor — Individualism or selfishness?

To the Editor: It was perfectly clear to me that Mr. Kapuscinski’s letter to the editor purported to ...

Guest Columns

Opinion — 2022 Session coming soon

The 2022 Session will begin on Wednesday, Jan. 12. It brings new hopes, options, obstacles and concerns. The ...

Letters to the Editor

Letter — Regarding mandated masking

To the Editor: During these highly politically charged days, it would appear an opinion that rubs one party ...

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 ...

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 ...

Editorials

Opinion — Race of the lemmings

Thank you Senator Joe Manchin. Every American should appreciate that Senator Manchin was the one Democrat that refused ...

Letters to the Editor

Letter — A New Year’s resolution

To the Editor: With Christmas and Hanukkah behind us, we look forward to the new year and New ...

Prince Edward

Leatherwood honored

At the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 14, the Board recognized retiring Building ...

Editorials

Opinion —The season of hope

This is the season where, each year, most of us step back and reflect on life and look ...

Editorials

Opinion — Remembering Virginia O’Hanlon

It was a different world back in 1897. From our perspective, it might seem to have been a ...

Letters to the Editor

Letter — The power of the mask

To the Editor: Mao Zedong was a cruel and ruthless Communist leader. Together with other practices fostered by ...

Local

Christmas Luminary held at Trinity Memorial Gardens

Trinity Memorial Gardens in Rice held a Christmas Luminary on Saturday, Dec. 4. Boy Scout Troop 6516 assisted ...

Guest Columns

Opinion — Budget is a political document

Governor Ralph Northam produced his budget swan song last week, presenting his spending plan for the next two ...

Guest Columns

Opinion — Redistricting update

There has been much conversation about redistricting in the last several months. This should be brought to a ...

Guest Columns

Opinion — Withdrawing from RGGI is good for Virginians

Last Wednesday, Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin announced his intention to withdraw Virginia from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). ...

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? ...

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Opinion — A new year is coming

As 2021 wraps up, many people will pause to look back at the year gone by and begin ...

YOUR TURN

Opinion — It’s time to get out of the RGGI

On Wednesday, Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin announced his intention to withdraw Virginia from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). ...

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