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Letters to the Editor

Latest Letters to the Editor

Angry, disgusted and disappointed

To The Editor: I’m angry, disgusted, and disappointed in our political leaders over the “Black Lives Matter” movement. Not because black lives do not matter ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter – Where will this death spiral end?

To The Editor: Far leftist mayors from large cities are being spurned by their (at one time) loyal followers. The language is vitriol and vulgar, ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter – Athletes should be fired for kneeling

To The Editor: I’m angry, disgusted, and disappointed in our political leaders over the “Black Lives Matter” movement. Not because black lives do not matter ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

Monument decision should be decided by referendum

To The Editor: Recently there was a letter published in The (Farmville) Herald from an Allie Dudley about the removal of the Confederate Monument. She ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Winningest women’s coach at Longwood up for debate

To The Editor: This letter is for two purposes. One, I want to commend you for your recent articles concerning Kathy Riley’s retirement as softball ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Virginia Community Rights Network launched

To The Editor: The fight against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) taught us that when people work together, they can win. A group of ACP ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Letter – Pipeline defeat is a win for all

To The Editor: The Atlantic Coast Pipeline is dead. Big business does not care about the environment or especially, the poor and minorities. There are ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter – What will our election look like?

To The Editor: Every citizen is obliged to imagine how the resurgence of COVID will affect the election. What will the logistics of a COVID ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Wear a mask to protect our health care workers

To The Editor: We here in Prince Edward County and surrounding areas are so fortunate that we have dedicated and committed health care workers and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Reader asks why he should wear a mask

To The Editor: Please tell me again why I should wear a mask? I have asthma and wearing a mask makes it difficult to breathe ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter – Wear a mask to protect healthcare workers

To The Editor – We here in Prince Edward County and surrounding areas are so fortunate that we have dedicated and committed healthcare workers and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — The way council removed statue was wrong

To The Editor: In my career, I have worked for the federal government, private nonprofit organizations, and as a banker. In all those positions, I ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Farmville Cares supports STEPS recycling program

To The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors: As a partner non-profit agency in the South Central Virginia Nonprofit Network, Farmville Cares wishes to support ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

More than numbers matter in STEPS decision

To The Editor: I am writing on behalf of the employees of the STEPS recycling program and for my concern for their well-being. I worry ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Is Trump that forgetful?

To The Editor: It would be difficult to tally the number of times President Trump has lied to the American people and the world. But ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Council handled statue removal well

To The Editor: The Farmville Town Council is to be commended for its action in removing the statue of the Confederate soldier, both for its ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Dr. Webb’s name will be on the ballot

To The Editor: Bob Good, a candidate for the 5th Congressional District, didn’t turn in his paperwork on time — a one-page form requiring basic ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Proposal concerning removal of southern icon

To The Editor: With the recent fall of the Confederate soldier memorial statue in the Town of Farmville, it brings to mind this being one ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

What we need is more empathy

To The Editor: There is a lot of fear, hate, aggression and hostility in the world today. Unfortunately, I feel that social media has only ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Kind gesture appreciated

To The Editor: I recently had some same day surgery at Centra Hospital, a routine screening performed by Dr. Bal of Centra Medical Group Southside ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Protestors should not be appeased

To The Editor: I have observed from the news reports of violence resulting from the recent protests that the looting, burning, and destruction of statues ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Don’t let your guard down, wear a mask

To The Editor: For those of you in Prince Edward County who think that we are out of the woods for contracting the coronavirus, you ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

We should move forward and build a better future

To The Editor: Everywhere I go these days I see signs and T-shirts that say “Black Lives Matter,” and they certainly do. I agree 100% ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

LETTER — Kudos to Buckingham High School

To The Editor: Like many seniors, my granddaughter graduated this past week from Buckingham High School, and while not quite the traditional commencement, it was ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Masks help defeat the virus

To The Editor: After reading the Senator Frank Ruff Jr. article in The Farmville Herald dated June 3, 2020, I feel compelled to comment on ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Police department has a plan for protests

To The Editor: The mission of the Farmville Police Department is to provide a safe and secure community through excellence in public service. It is ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Defunding police is step toward anarchy

To The Editor: Five in our family have or are serving as police or deputies. Law enforcement officers have been badly understaffed and underpaid for ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

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