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Caregivers need our continued support

With Centra Southside Community Hospital experiencing a surge of COVID-19 patients and no relief for at least the next month or so, it is especially ... Read more

Return to political norms would be welcomed

One of the results of the Donald Trump administration has been to obliterate any norms and traditions of the presidency, culminating in the incitement of ... Read more

General Assembly returns to session

As you read this, we have returned to Richmond. At least the Senate has returned.  What the House of Delegates is doing is something different.  ... Read more

What will 2021 look like?

For months now, everywhere I have gone, people have been saying, “I can’t wait until 2020 is over.” With all that has occurred in the ... Read more

Higher taxes for high-income workers proposed

As 2020 is draws to a close, I cannot help but reflect on the unusual nature of this year as we prepare for the 2021 ... Read more

A new way to formulate the state budget

Every year, the most important thing that the governor of Virginia does is produce a budget or a revised budget.  Yet, way too frequently, a ... Read more

It’s sad to see how Riggleman was treated

To the Editor:   Reference Roger Watson’s article in the Wednesday, Dec. 16, edition of the Kenbridge-Victoria Dispatch, titled “Riggleman leaves with dignity intact.” I ... Read more

It’s time for boards to end dispute

In the spirit of this holiday season, it’s time for the Lunenburg County School Board and Board of Supervisors to stop the needless squabbling over ... Read more

First doses of vaccine have come to Virginia

Thanks to the hard work of doctors, scientists and Operation Warp Speed, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two coronavirus vaccines in record time with more on ... Read more

Unto us a child is born

This is the Christmas story from the Bible Luke Chapter 2 verses 1 through 20 of the King James Version. And it came to pass ... Read more

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