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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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

4 months 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

4 months 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

4 months 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

4 months 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

We are moving forward

Dear Editor: Have you ever tied a string around your finger so you would not forget something? This is what the young soldier statue is ... Read more

4 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Cheers to Bob Flippen

Dear Editor: Cheers to Bob Flippen for the article about Farmville’s Confederate monument. As a historian he shows his respect for the monuments of a ... Read more

4 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

A word from Proverbs

Dear Editor: As I was preparing to respond to Tom Noehren and James Peca’s letters on February 28 and March 6 respectively, I had an ... Read more

4 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Remove all the statues

Dear Editor: I have the perfect solution to the statue issue. To please everyone, remove all statues, monuments, plaques to any person, place or thing. Yes ... Read more

4 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

We are all on Team Virginia

Dear Editor: On behalf of the Virginia High School League (VHSL), I want to thank you for your leadership and cooperation during this unprecedented health ... Read more

4 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Moving the statue would be sad

Dear Editor: On walks down High Street to town, we passed it, and mother explained he was the soldier who protected Farmville during the war. ... Read more

4 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

History cannot be changed

Dear Editor: Only if a time machine is used to go back in history to change events. Since it has taken so many years for ... Read more

4 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Moving statue would hurt tourism

Dear Editor: Politicians start wars, generals prosecute wars, but the common soldier fights and dies in wars. The Confederate monument in Farmville is not dedicated ... Read more

4 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

More monuments are needed

Dear Editor: One thought and a suggestion – 1) Let us remember that our Confederate statue is not in memory of a rich, slave-owning plantation ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

No funds should be used to move statue

Dear Editor: There is a concern in Farmville about a statue put on High Street by the Daughters of the Confederacy many, many years ago. ... Read more

4 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Save the statue

Dear Editor: I ask all sensible people to encourage the town leaders not to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars to move a statue that ... Read more

4 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Bail out Mom and Pop

Dear Editor: On Friday, the 20th of March, an article which I had written about another bailout for the billionaires may be misconstrued as the ... Read more

4 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Schools are never closed

Dear Editor: On March 23, Gov. Ralph Northam announced that all K-12 schools in the Commonwealth of Virginia will be closed through the remainder of ... Read more

4 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Love thy neighbor

Dear Editor: The letters in the Friday March 13 edition of The Herald I hope will give inspiration to all our neighbors and churchgoers to ... Read more

4 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Longwood should be renamed

Dear Editor: “Before Appomattox, there was Farmville. Still reeling from the battle of Sailor’s Creek, General Robert E. Lee and his men in gray moved ... Read more

4 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

We need better grocery options

Dear Editor: Once again the poor state of grocery shopping in Farmville has made itself known. As a senior citizen, I decided that until concerns ... Read more

5 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

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