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Opinion — New neighbors for you?

Prisons exist for two reasons. First, to punish those who refuse to live by the laws that provide ...

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Your Turn — Education improvements highlight amended state budget

Last Wednesday, Governor Youngkin sent 38 budget amendments, three in HB 29 (the caboose budget) and 35 in ...

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Opinion — Budget to get final OK after amendments considered

On Thursday, June 9, both HB 29 and HB 30 were duly enrolled, signed by the presiding officers ...

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YOUR TURN — Community

Community: living in the same area, sharing, caring and helping one another in a time of need. It ...

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Reflect upon the sacrifice

As Benjamin Franklin walked out of Independence Hall at the close of the Constitutional Convention in 1787, an ...

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Opinion — Fuel thoughts

As all fuels reach record highs, now is a good time to reflect on the driving factors. No ...

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Opinion — Supporting our veterans

The mental health crisis being faced by our Veterans has been a crucial issue that needed to be ...

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Opinion — Bills address education issues

The Virginia General Assembly has completed its 2022 legislative session and while we are still waiting on the ...

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Opinion — Disinformation

This past week, the Biden administration announced that they were creating a new section of government to deal ...

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Opinion — The work continues

The Virginia General Assembly reconvened for Governor Youngkin’s veto session Wednesday, April 27, and the Republican-controlled House of ...

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Opinion — Where will you stand

From the crimson eyesore upon the prominent hill overlooking the grand entrance of business 460 into Farmville, the ...

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Opinion — It’s time to stop bankrupting America

For two years the government has printed and borrowed trillions of dollars, over regulated and locked down the ...

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Opinion — Returning to Richmond

On Wednesday, April 27, we will return to Richmond to review and vote on Governor amendments. We are ...

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Opinion — Let’s get ready to rumble

The Reconvened Session on April 27 is likely to be a lengthy session given the number of actions ...

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Opinion — Virginia’s economy

In the last couple of years, our former governor bragged about how Virginia was rated No. 1 by ...

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Opinion — What’s up next

The Reconvened Session on April 27 is likely to be a lengthy session given the amount of actions ...

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Opinion — New bills signed into law

Governor Glenn Youngkin has already signed over 700 bills into law from the 2022 General Assembly Session. This ...

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Opinion — Budget work continues

When we adjourned Sine Die on March 12, there was a great deal of work left to be ...

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Your Turn — In its arrogance, Virginia government continues walling off the public’s right to know

It may sound almost laughable now – a cruel joke, to be sure – but there was a ...

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Opinion — Gas tax relief possible

The 2022 Regular Session of the Virginia General Assembly adjourned sine die on March 12th. House Republicans came ...

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Opinion — Planning to succeed

Last year, the Virginia Community College State Board unanimously approved a new strategic plan, Opportunity 2027. Dr. Michelle ...

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Opinion — A look back as we look forward

Greetings to our Buckingham Chamber future and present members and supporters.  We have kicked off 2022 with a ...

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Opinion — Time to reflect and consider

As we look ahead to the final week of the 2022 Virginia General Assembly session, it’s important to ...

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Opinion — Public safety first

Last week, I wrote about a horrible needless death on our road. There was one bill that was ...

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Opinion — We stand with Ukraine

“What would you risk dying for—and for whom—is perhaps the most profound question a person can ask themselves. ...

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Opinion — Grant will help build 11 new homes

Quality, affordable housing continues to be a great need in our region. Having a place to call home ...

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Opinion — Utility scale solar farms

The Buckingham County Planning Commission (PC) and Board of Supervisors (BOS) should be paying attention to all the ...

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