Guest Columns

Opinion — Budget is a political document

Governor Ralph Northam produced his budget swan song last week, presenting his spending plan for the next two ...

Guest Columns

Opinion — Redistricting update

There has been much conversation about redistricting in the last several months. This should be brought to a ...

Guest Columns

Opinion — Withdrawing from RGGI is good for Virginians

Last Wednesday, Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin announced his intention to withdraw Virginia from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). ...

Letters to the Editor

Letter — The Herald neglected Pearl Harbor Day

To the Editor: Was it intentional or simply forgetfulness which excluded Pearl Harbor from the paper last week? ...

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Opinion — A new year is coming

As 2021 wraps up, many people will pause to look back at the year gone by and begin ...

YOUR TURN

Opinion — It’s time to get out of the RGGI

On Wednesday, Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin announced his intention to withdraw Virginia from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). ...

Columns

Opinion — ’Tis the season to protect your digital identity

According to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center, thousands of people become victims of holiday scams every year. ...

Columns

Opinion — You can get help managing Social Security

Some people who receive monthly Social Security benefits or Supplemental Security Income payments may need help managing their ...

YOUR TURN

Opinion — Green energy concerns part 2

We all should be concerned about this planet we are blessed to live on. Each of us should ...

OPINION

LETTER – Gift landfill a stocking full of coal

To the Editor: The craziest things can occur and will occur during the last days of a governor’s ...

YOUR TURN

Opinion — Protecting unborn life

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on Wednesday in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson, which will determine ...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

LETTER – Disruptive school board meetings

To the Editor: As the Buckingham School Board meets Wednesday, Dec. 8, I want to respond to the ...

Guest Columns

Opinion — Depression and the holidays

Depression around the holidays can hit a little differently than it does during the rest of the year. ...

YOUR TURN

Opinion — Smoke, mirrors and climate change

For those of us who came up in the age of Johnny Carson, one of his frequent guests ...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letter — Fear’s influence

To the Editor: Happy Thanksgiving to all. Fear, a powerful source of influence. Time has shown that new ...

Letters to the Editor

Letter — Our children deserve more funding

To the Editor: On the campaign trail, incoming Governor Glenn Youngkin promised to spend historic amounts of money ...

Columns

Opinion — Neighbor love

As the vibrant beauty of fall captivates us and the anticipation of a festive holiday season grows, we ...

ASKED AND ANSWERED BY ALEXA

Opinion — Making an educated decision

Last Monday, I was making baked chicken for dinner. When the oven timer went off, I pulled the ...

Betty Ramsey

Opinion — Support your community — shop at home

Black Friday – that “day” of super discount sales and long lines to match fill my mind with ...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letter — Veteran’s Day generosity appreciated

To the Editor: A big thank you to Applebee’s for paying tribute to our veterans on Veteran’s Day. ...

Guest Columns

Opinion — How Republicans won

We’re thrilled with where things stand right now. We’ve gone from a 10-seat deficit to a four-seat advantage, ...

OPINION

The economy part 2

Last week, I wrote about how President Biden, by plan or by accident, is working to destroy our ...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

LETTER – Do not let history repeat itself

To the Editor: A landfill is proposed for Cumberland County, Virginia. This is a catastrophe Virginia cannot afford. ...

Letters to the Editor

Letter — Post-election integrity

To the Editor: This letter is in regard to the November 2, 2021 statewide election in Virginia for ...

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Opinion — Teamwork and gratitude

As leaves and temperatures fall, people bundle up in sweaters and jackets. Warm camaraderie overcomes the chill in ...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

On money and the run for office

To the Editor: Americans were never meant to be “professional” politicians and were never meant to be governed ...

YOUR TURN

A new day in Virginia

Governor-Elect Glenn Youngkin surged election night as did Republicans statewide, electing Winsome Sears, the first Jamaican American woman ...

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