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Letters to the Editor

LETTER — How much more will we tolerate?

To the Editor: Karl Popper, in 1945, wrote that unchecked tolerance toward intolerance will lead to total intolerance. Jefferson, in his inaugural speech said intolerance ... Read more

4 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Felons can have voting rights restored

To the Editor: Greetings my communities. I want to grab your ear about restoring your voting rights. Governor Ralph Northam has restored voting rights for ... Read more

4 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Cumberland should rethink EMS decision

To the Editor: I read with interest and alarm your report on “Big fire and EMS changes coming” by Alexa Massey in the April 30 ... Read more

5 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

There are better alternatives to not eating meat

To the Editor: Last week, Finn Heidelberg wrote a letter urging families to stop buying meat to save the planet from climate change. The author ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

LETTER – Be ‘woke’ to the light of Christ

To the Editor: It is interesting how the word “woke” has become the rallying cry of those claiming to understand the world, while we ignoramuses ... Read more

5 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Eating less meat can help lessen climate change

To the Editor: So, I heard on Fox News that President Biden may be banning meat to combat global warming. Then I remembered that Colorado ... Read more

5 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Supervisor’s response lacked decorum

To the Editor: Allow me to readdress some issues I had spoken on via the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors conference call March 9. ... Read more

5 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Equity policy is wrong way to go

To the Editor: I was embarrassed for my state to see on a national news site that Virginia, in the name of equity, will not ... Read more

5 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Celebrate Earth Day by changing how we eat

To the Editor: With Earth Day coming April 22, we have reduced our carbon footprint by curtailing travel and our thermostat. We recycle. But we ... Read more

5 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Supervisor’s response lacked decorum

To the Editor: As I prepare to readdress some issues I had spoken on via the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors conference call March ... Read more

5 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Remembering a friend

To the Editor: If you please, I would like to take a few moments to reflect on the recent death of my friend, Diann Byrd ... Read more

5 months ago by 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 Virginia ... Read more

5 months 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 ... Read more

5 months 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

5 months 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

6 months 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

6 months 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

6 months 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

6 months 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

6 months 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

6 months 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

6 months 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

6 months 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

6 months 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

6 months 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

6 months 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

6 months 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

6 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

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