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Opinion

Buckingham was never a potential landfill site

To the Editor: Buckingham County never discussed, considered or was interested in the Green Ridge Landfill locating in Buckingham County. Therefore, the county was never ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter — Just get the vaccine

To the Editor: Delegate (Matt) Fariss is living up to his true Republican selfishness. Who takes care of the citizen who gets sick from COVID-19 ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Tell the whole story of the Confederate statue

To the Editor: “God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can…” All is defined ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Time to end one-party rule

President Biden gave yet another disastrous press conference on Friday, showing yet again how far out of touch with reality he is regarding the situation ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Tommy Wright.

Column – Stanley has turned out to be a terrific hire

Typically, personnel evaluations are done on an annual basis, but after 10 months I have seen enough. Doug Stanley was a great hire as county ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

Letter — Is economic development our top priority?

To the Editor: I agree with Edward Strickler regarding vacant storefronts and failed businesses downtown. What does the town do to attract and support new ... Read more

1 month ago by Lucy Klaus.

Letter — We don’t need to ride a train to find America’s beauty

To the Editor: Those of us who love this country don’t need to travel on a train to see the beauty of it. I’ve traveled ... Read more

1 month ago by Peter Kapuscinski.

Letter — Census numbers may paint bigger picture

To the Editor: Why did the populations of Buckingham, Cumberland and Prince Edward counties fall from the 2010 census to the 2020 census? Are homebuyers ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

Opinion — Expanded Court of Appeals will serve Virginia well

The administration of justice is a key principle in a democracy. The rule of law and the fair application of the law are the key ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Citizens should make own decisions on vaccinations

On Monday, Aug. 9, the General Assembly approved a compromise bill to spend about $3.5 billion in federal relief. The Senate and House had passed ... Read more

1 month ago by Matt Fariss.

Emergency services saved my life

To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to express my gratitude to the Buckingham County Department of Emergency Services directed by Cody ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Opinion — Finding America on the Crescent

A  fellow community newspaper editor and Amtrak enthusiast once told me if you want to see what America really looks like, take a ride on ... Read more

1 month ago by Roger Watson.

Opinion — Hello, here’s a recipe for mint tea

Hello, Farmville and environs! I just moved here and I’d shake your collective hands, but I’m too busy trying not to trip over the 5,382 ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Letter – Principals matter

To the Editor: Roger Watson’s most recent bellicose bloviation, “Take the Shot or Drink Alone,” is disgusting. And I see that since its appearance in ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter – Minority caused issues in Buckingham meeting

To the Editor: I wanted to bring full light to an article written by The Herald, “‘Despite protests, masks approved.” First, I want to comment ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

WWII vet celebrates 96th birthday

Family and friends celebrated U.S. Navy World War II veteran Hobert Lewis’ 96th birthday Saturday, Aug. 7 at Darlington Heights Fire Department. Lewis fought the ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Letter – Thank you Eunice Carwile

To the Editor: In response to the letter by Eunice Carwile, amen. Thank you!  It could not be said better.   There have been a few ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter – Vaccination, mask issues reveal lack of trust

To the Editor: As it relates to folks choosing to become vaccinated, their choices are their own. However, seems like most folks would want to ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

Editorial – School Board can’t continue to shut out the public

Prince Edward County has some excellent public meeting facilities where citizen leaders can hear and address the concerns of the citizens. The Board of Supervisors ... Read more

1 month ago by Roger Watson.

Letter — Unmussig did lots of good for Cumberland

To the Editor: The news of the resignation of Don Unmussig as the Cumberland County administrator was a shock to a lot of people. The ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter — What’s the town and county’s plan for business growth?

To the Editor: I plan occasionally to ask some questions out of a framework of concern for a thriving community. Wandering around the town, I ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter — An apology to VFW Post 7059

To the Editor: I certainly owe an apology to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7059 for the sentence, which stated that. “… no organization ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter — We need real teamwork

To the Editor: Thank you for Roger’s Ramblings on Friday, July 30. “Uncheerful boobirds” added some levity to the sad situation that Roger Watson highlighted. ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter – Optional masking plan is reckless

To the Editor: What is Cumberland County Public Schools thinking? Optional masks in school? Currently we are seeing alarming trends in COVID transmission and subsequent ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Your vote highlights local businesses

The nominations are in and the ballots are set for the annual Reader’s Choice, an opportunity for you to highlight those local businesses and people ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Editor is a disgrace to the news business

To the Editor: Thank you, Eunice Carwile, for your accurate, decent and patriotic response to the very foul and ugly editorial of 21 July. I ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Column – Get the shot or drink alone

In order to protect their employees and keep their doors open, businesses across the country are beginning to take actions that keep the unvaccinated on ... Read more

2 months ago by Roger Watson.

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