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A helping hand

Several members of Blacksburg Rescue Squad were in Charlotte County Sunday, Feb. 21 making house calls and canvasing the area for citizens who may be ... Read more

EDITORIAL — SEC members’ questions need to be answered

After the last broken pole has been replaced and all the downed power lines put back into place, plenty of questions will remain about why ... Read more

COLUMN — Why are you not good enough for the good stuff?

A few years ago, my grandparents moved to Farmville. While packing up their belongings at their old house, my grandma gifted me her beautiful and ... Read more

COLUMN — Black history and America’s future

Black History Month, sometimes called African American History Month, occurs every year in February. Officially recognized by then-President Gerald Ford in 1976, the commemoration grew ... Read more

Editorial: SEC members’ questions need to be answered

After the last broken pole has been replaced and all the downed power lines put back into place, plenty of questions will remain about why ... Read more

COLUMN — Why do people always hate life-saving inventions?

It is a longstanding American tradition to object to inventions that by and large save lives.  In the early 1980s Michigan Rep. David Hollister introduced ... Read more

COLUMN — Virginia wasn’t ready for vaccine distribution

Three issues have been causing turmoil for a year: unemployment, schools and vaccines. Gov. Ralph Northam closed down the state with power not seen since ... Read more

Students learn about erosion

Students in Randolph-Henry High School’s Earth Science Class were designing mitigation systems recently to learn about erosion and runoff. Pictured are, from left, Emily Tharpe, ... Read more

LETTER — ‘Stop being selfish slobs’

To the Editor: This is an open letter to certain rude people who traverse Terrell Road in the Aspenwall area of the county – but ... Read more

COLUMN — Democrat priorities have changed over the years

When I was growing up, I knew my father was a Democrat. In the 50s and 60s, if one wanted a voice in Virginia’s government, ... Read more

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