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Letters to the Editor

Latest Letters to the Editor

Data center article was informative

Dear Editor: Titus Mohler did an excellent article on the data center possibilities. He got to the president of the data center organizations who gave ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

Save the postal service

Dear Editor: Imagine what life would be like without the U.S. Postal Service.  Daily delivery would stop.  Letters, cards, bills, solicitations, packages – all sorts ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

Trucking industry is in distress

Dear Editor: My name is Stephanie Orem. I am writing this letter on behalf of Lynda Stockton, a Navy veteran and current truck driver. I ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Stanley responds to citizen’s letter about tax rate

Dear Editor: Entering into the position of supervisor for Cumberland County, it became apparent that we had two major challenges: communication and transparency to our ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Reader responds with Roosevelt’s words

Dear Editor: In response to Mr. Peca’s letter, “Trump only cares about re-election” The initial thought, of the reader, was of the many ways and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Bob Toney was a treasure

Dear Editor: Thanks for the very good May 1 coverage by Alexa Massey of the passing of our friend and neighbor Robert (Bob) Toney, founder ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Have governors exceeded their authority?

Dear Editor: The question is, are our individual civil liberties and rights being impinged by state governors, their staffs and bureaucrats with the issuance of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Vote out tax-and-spend supervisors

Dear Editor: I am very upset that three supervisors of Cumberland County voted for the massive real estate tax increase that was recently passed. I ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Trump only cares about re-election

Dear Editor: There are still people out there who think President Trump didn’t do anything wrong responding to the coronavirus epidemic. Here’s all you need ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Godspeed Class of 2020

Dear Longwood and Hampden-Sydney Classes of 2020: Farmville has missed you. Your “adopted” hometown is not the same without you—it is eerily quiet without your ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Confederate monument should remain

Dear Editor: Removing the Confederate monument will not eradicate Longwood’s place in Civil War history. Confederate families found Farmville Female College a safe place to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Could Clinton be Biden’s Veep?

Dear Editor: Recently a thought came upon me like a nightmare. Since the 2016 election, the Democratic party has been in the mourning and revenge ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Dems are shredding the Constitution

Dear Editor: The Dems seem anxious to mandate, violate, assume powers (that they do not have) and shred the state and the U.S. Constitutions in ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Warming a virus only helps it

Dear Editor: Upon first reading Joe Grace’s letter in the April 29th edition of your newspaper, I assumed he was attempting some sort of parody ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

$500 for not wearing a mask?

Dear Editor: Starting Friday, the city of Birmingham, Alabama will be fining people $500 for walking into a store without a mask. Sounds like a ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — County deserves a new vision

Dear Editor: Response to the April 17, 2020 article, “Bartlett out as administrator.” I found it incredulous and out of line for my Lockett District ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

Fair weather reformers

Dear Editor: As a registered Democrat I am disgusted by the lack of progress in the field of partisan gerrymandering in Virginia. It appears those ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

New masters program needed

Dear Editor: I ask this question as it applies to the removal of Bagby Hall from the Campus of Hampden-Sydney College, “Is Science and Technology ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

Turn up the heat on the virus

Dear Editor: Since heat is what shortens the life of viruses and germs, the states in the deep south may be able to get away ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Protests show what it means to be a proud American

Dear Editor: In America, there are rights that are naturally ours — God-given Rights, as they are often referred to. Among them is the right ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter – Supervisors did the right thing

Dear Editor: At the March 2020 Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors meeting in the public participation segment, I asked the board to not renew ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

Fresh Boyz Club did great work

Dear Editor: Farmville and the surrounding areas are caring communities. This is evidenced by the recent efforts and actions to help the families of this ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

Hate the statue? Why move here?

Dear Editor: To all the history revisionists who would tear down statues in an effort to ignore and change historical facts, the only question is, ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

Can we appreciate one another’s heritage?

Dear Editor: Sometimes the truth requires an honorable stand. Local citizens, Virginia residents, historians, and other good people are in this fight. If Virginia history, ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Do not remove statue

Dear Editor, We are very opposed to the removal of our confederate statue. We view the statue as a tribute to the valiant people of ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Don’t like the statue? Then leave

Dear Editor: I have been amazed that the statue on High Street is an issue. I cannot understand why the town is even considering moving ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

A healthy debate is good

Dear Editor: As a fan of a spirited debate, I was overjoyed to be called a fool by Gene Brooks under the guise of piety ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

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