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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 ...

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Opinion — COVID guidelines

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

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Opinion — 2022 Session coming soon

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

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Opinion — Budget is a political document

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

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Opinion — Redistricting update

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

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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). ...

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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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Opinion — ’Tis the season to protect your digital identity

According to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center, thousands of people become victims of holiday scams every year. ...

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Opinion — You can get help managing Social Security

Some people who receive monthly Social Security benefits or Supplemental Security Income payments may need help managing their ...

YOUR TURN

Opinion — Green energy concerns part 2

We all should be concerned about this planet we are blessed to live on. Each of us should ...

YOUR TURN

Opinion — Protecting unborn life

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on Wednesday in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson, which will determine ...

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 ...

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Opinion — Depression and the holidays

Depression around the holidays can hit a little differently than it does during the rest of the year. ...

YOUR TURN

Opinion — Smoke, mirrors and climate change

For those of us who came up in the age of Johnny Carson, one of his frequent guests ...

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Opinion — Neighbor love

As the vibrant beauty of fall captivates us and the anticipation of a festive holiday season grows, we ...

ASKED AND ANSWERED BY ALEXA

Opinion — Making an educated decision

Last Monday, I was making baked chicken for dinner. When the oven timer went off, I pulled the ...

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Opinion — Support your community — shop at home

Black Friday – that “day” of super discount sales and long lines to match fill my mind with ...

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Opinion — How Republicans won

We’re thrilled with where things stand right now. We’ve gone from a 10-seat deficit to a four-seat advantage, ...

OPINION

The economy part 2

Last week, I wrote about how President Biden, by plan or by accident, is working to destroy our ...

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Opinion — Teamwork and gratitude

As leaves and temperatures fall, people bundle up in sweaters and jackets. Warm camaraderie overcomes the chill in ...

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 ...

YOUR TURN

A new day in Virginia

Governor-Elect Glenn Youngkin surged election night as did Republicans statewide, electing Winsome Sears, the first Jamaican American woman ...

YOUR TURN

Understanding the economy

President Biden either does not understand or care about the damage that he has done to the American ...

Guest Columns

Column — Time to reform Virginia’s energy policies

Dominion Energy Virginia’s announcement Friday that its proposed offshore wind project has jumped almost 25% in cost to ...

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 ...

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. ...

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