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Your turn — A win for life

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, and it ...

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Editorial — Time to support local news is now

Today we hand over this space to Dean Ridings, CEO of the America’s Newspapers trade organization, for an ...

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Bipartisan budget good for Virginia

Government gridlock can frustrate partisans on both sides of the aisle, but in a purple state like Virginia, ...

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Your Turn — Prepare for hurricane season

The Virginia House and Senate passed two budget bills and sent the budget to the governor last Wednesday, ...

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Tax relief coming eventually

Last Wednesday, a budget agreement was reached between House and Senate negotiators. We have been waiting since mid- ...

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Your Turn — Elections and redistricting

Over the course of the last two years, much has been reported about how political districts will look ...

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A rallying cry for public schools

The alarm bells will be muted — even ignored — thanks to bitter partisan division over public education, ...

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Your turn — Proud of SVCC graduates

Southside Virginia Community College hosted an in-person commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 14. The event, held on the ...

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Opinion — Tax cuts vs tax cuts

There is a real dilemma in Virginia politics currently. Last November, one of the issues that Glenn Youngkin ...

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Opinion — Once upon a time

In the 1980s, (we had just recovered from the high inflation of the 1970s which had stagnated our ...

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Let’s start a chain reaction

This is our community and each of us has the power to shape it for the better. While ...

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Opinion — Unintended consequences – death!

Sometimes readers wonder if what happens in Richmond and Washington will really affect their lives. This past week, ...

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Opinion — Full speed ahead

The General Assembly is now running at full speed. The first week or two was focused on making ...

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Opinion — Safe students, Safe communities

We’ve been hard at work for nearly three weeks now in the Virginia General Assembly, and we’ve already ...

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Opinion — Keeping our promises

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

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Opinion — Race of the lemmings

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

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Opinion —The season of hope

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

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Opinion — Remembering Virginia O’Hanlon

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

EDITORIALS

EDITORIAL – Say thanks to a veteran

It’s been a century since the last Virginians who fought in World War I came home. Veterans Day ...

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Editorial — Crash or accident?

There seems to be a lot of traffic crashes lately, and whether that’s attributable to the pandemic, a ...

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Editorial — Reflect and remember

In last Friday’s newspaper, we published coverage of the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, ...

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Where were you?

Where were you when you heard about the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001? From the beginning, it ...

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Editorial – School Board can’t continue to shut out the public

Prince Edward County has some excellent public meeting facilities where citizen leaders can hear and address the concerns ...

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Your vote highlights local businesses

The nominations are in and the ballots are set for the annual Reader’s Choice, an opportunity for you ...

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Editorial — Crossroads needs a strong board

During this time when the Crossroads Community Service Board is searching for an executive director, it would be ...

COVID-19

Editorial – What’s wrong with us?

Dear Prince Edward County citizens: What is the hold up? As Virginia celebrates reaching the 70% mark for ...

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Editorial – Our schools have to do better

Prince Edward Supervisor Jim Wilck is absolutely right. The Prince Edward School system has to perform better academically. ...

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