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Opinion — No one objects to the teaching of American history

As the debate over Critical Race Theory (CRT) in schools becomes more widespread and more defined, supporters of the practice have begun to change their ... Read more

Opinion — Is Virginia really tops in nation for business?

It was great news that, according to CNBC, Virginia is the number one state in the nation to do business.  An honor like this is ... Read more

Trucks aren’t the main problem on Mecklenburg Ave.

To the Editor: I’m concerned about large trucks speeding through Mecklenburg Avenue. I’ve been a resident of Mecklenburg Avenue for nine years.  There are children ... Read more

New law causes energy bills to increase

Democrats have been doing their dead level best to make electricity more expensive for Virginians. In 2020, they passed the Virginia Clean Economy Act, which ... Read more

Unemployment data for Virginia paints a complicated picture

Employment data for Virginia presents a complicated picture. In 2019 before COVID-19 shutdowns impacted the economy, Virginia reported an unemployment rate of only 2.7%. During ... Read more

Tell us about your unique talent

As the world wakes up from its pandemic slumber, I find myself questioning why I didn’t learn a new talent or get a new hobby ... Read more

Opinion – Crossroads board needs the right people now

During this time when the Crossroads Community Service Board is searching for an executive director, it would be a good time for the Crossroads board ... Read more

Are we really a racist nation?

The phrase “Can’t we all get along” by the late Rodney King was uttered after he was brutally beaten by Los Angeles officers three decades ... Read more

Court upholds prior ruling on transgender equality

Last week the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the case of Gloucester v. Grim, ending a long fight over whether a student born female ... Read more

OPINION — Anyone can sing and dance

In college, I spent a great deal of my free time dancing. I was the president of a Latin dance team. I went every week ... Read more

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