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Letters to the Editor

Latest Letters to the Editor

LETTER – We are going to undo progressivism

To the Editor – I never agree with any of your editorial opinions, but I must say they’re never boring. I liked April 14th’s about ... Read more

2 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER – Antics of our politicians are ridiculous

To the Editor: We have three branches of government and we used to have a Fourth Estate to help us make sure their shenanigans were made ... Read more

2 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER – South was a sprawling prison system

To the Editor: April 15, 2021 was the anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s death. Yes, he died on Good Friday, April 15 1865. Speaking of ... Read more

2 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER – Chairman’s slight was a personal vendetta

To the Editor: Not partisan politics but personal vendettas. Partisan politics are usually rooted in some fundamental principle. Vendettas seek vengeance, not resolution.  Buckingham County ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER – Gold mining is toxic

To the Editor – Recent concerns about potential gold mining in Buckingham County should have many people worried. There is a great cause for alarm ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER – You cannot support environmental justice and this landfill

To the Editor: Jerry Cifor, the president of Green Ridge Recycling and Disposal Facility, is a salesman trying to sell the idea that his 1,200-acre ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — We need supervisors who respect the citizens

To the Editor: Thank you, Roger Watson, for your editorial on Buckingham’s future regarding ‘Poisonous partisanship affecting local governments.’ The situation at the Buckingham School ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Land Use Program keeps us backward and poor

To the Editor: Property taxes are the main source of tax revenue for most jurisdictions. Cumberland County consists of approximately 192,000 acres. In Cumberland, more ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — What will be next for Cumberland?

To the Editor: People claim that Powhatan doesn’t want any development, but when you cross the border into Cumberland County it is a totally different ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Murders in cities far outnumber mass shootings

To the Editor: I read with great interest the latest letters concerning gun reform in the U.S. In 2020, 774 murders occurred in Chicago, 447 ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — How many more have to die?

To the Editor: These people who were murdered in Colorado died in defense of gun rights. We all know that gun rights are far more ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Gold mining presents a real danger

To the Editor: Thank you for Titus Mohler’s February 24 article, “Gold mining bill passes Senate.” As the threat of modern, large-scale commercial gold mining ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Greater care needed with Habitat story

To the Editor: I read with concern your story about the unfinished Habitat house. To me it sounded more like an individual grievance than an ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — No one is a stronger supporter of the police than Bob Good

To the Editor: I thought that I’d respond to the request for “clarity” expressed in the last edition of The Herald regarding Bob Good’s first ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Guns should be regulated like cars

To the Editor: The Second Amendment to the Constitution does not actually begin with “shall not be infringed.” It reads instead, “A well-regulated militia….” Gun ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — We must get serious about garbage disposal laws

To the Editor: When did Virginia become the second largest dumping ground in America? Industrial facilities dumped 11,821,961 lbs. of toxic chemicals into Virginia’s waterways ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Thanks to CVHC

To the Editor: In the midst of the fear and many uncertainties surrounding COVID-19, I want to thank the amazing staff at Central Virginia Health ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER – Supervisors are not being forthcoming

To the Editor: Government of the people, by the people, for the people. This phrase does not seem to apply to Cumberland County residents.  There ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

Thanks to SEC

To the Editor: I for one would like to thank SEC for getting my power back on when they did. I was out for 12 ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

The death penalty and abortion

To the Editor: I am very much against killing and murder. I wouldn’t be able to kill a person even on death row, but they ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

The coming of the Lord is near

To the Editor: During debate of the Equality Act in the U.S. House of Representatives, Representative Jerry Nadler (D-NY) stated, “What any religious tradition describes ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

Give stimulus money to those who truly need it

To the Editor: Since the COVID outbreak started about a year ago I have received $1,800 from the government, but I do not understand why. ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Living life in ‘No Man’s Land’

To the Editor: It seems so strange living my whole 54-year existence in Virginia, where regardless of political party or economic status, our leaders think ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Are we losing our Democracy?

To the Editor: Americans are witnessing a historic transformation from a government that promotes independent thoughts, words and action, to one solely dependent on elected ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

Have we said thank you to Gerry Spates?

To the Editor: After watching the surrounding area go through the challenges that Mother Nature presented us with for the past few weeks, I’ve had ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

It’s time to unite and protect the environment

To the Editor: I read the article “Gold mining bill passes Senate” in which, once again, Sen. (Mark) Peake voted against the bill, stating, “I ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Bill would limit state control of elections

To the Editor: HR 1 is a piece of legislation being drafted in Washington, D.C., right now that, if passed, will take the ability of ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

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