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Letters to the Editor, Author at Farmville

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letter – A response to ‘Are we a banana republic?’

To The Editor: The opinion “Are we a banana republic?” opens with the idea that the human gift is to think and analyze while apes ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 6:00 am

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Letter – Confederate Cemetery is a fair compromise

To The Editor: As members of Town Council come closer to determining the fate of the Confederate statue that once adorned the pedestal in downtown ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:00 am

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Letter – Are we a banana republic?

To The Editor: Our human gift is our ability to think and analyze. Apes mimic what they are programmed to. Regardless of your political affiliation, ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:00 am

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Letter – Relics of the Lost Cause should be removed

To The Editor: On  August 28, The Farmville Herald  featured an article about Confederate general James Early. A young  man who stated he was a ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 12:06 pm

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Letter – Relics of the Lost Cause should be removed

To The Editor: On August 28, The Farmville Herald featured an article about Confederate general James Early. A young man who stated he was a ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:34 am

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Letter – Why would we not want four more years of Trump?

To The Editor: A recent news commentator suggested that Trump should not be reelected because he responded poorly to the virus. That he did a ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 6:00 am

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Thanks for Early article

To The Editor: Thank you, Alexa Massey, for the article, “Coming to terms with the past.” I’m grateful for the perspective of a Confederate general’s ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, September 2, 2020 6:00 am

YOUR VIEWS

Officials respond to CARES funding column

Editor’s Note — This joint opinion piece is in response to a column titled, “County gives PE businesses CARES crumbs” in the Wednesday, Aug. 19, ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, August 28, 2020 6:00 am

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In-person voting should be used whenever possible

To The Editor: In reference to the letter regarding increasing stamp prices, the problems in our postal service predate this administration. Blaming this or any ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 6:00 am

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Virginia needs more school nurses

To The Editor: The Virginia Association of School Nurses (VASN) welcomes Gov. Ralph Northam’s plan to reopen schools and we look forward to seeing our ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 6:00 am

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Letter – Deputy should be fired

To The Editor: Thank you for printing “Deputy’s FB post questioned,” and the subsequent note of apology by Deputy Chris Fishburne. His Facebook posts are ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Tuesday, August 25, 2020 6:00 am

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LETTER — We The People must stand united

To The Editor: Thank you for “Deputy’s Facebook post questioned” by Alexa Massey. This topic reflects the inequality that the Poor People’s Campaign addresses when ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, August 21, 2020 6:00 am

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LETTER — Raise the price of stamps

To The Editor: This is just the right time for more problems to be facing the American people. I think in the past when the ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, August 21, 2020 6:00 am

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LETTER — Deputy apologizes for Facebook post

To The Editor: I recently shared a post on Facebook that was rude and offensive, and I need to apologize for that. It’s important to ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Thursday, August 20, 2020 7:07 am

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Assault on town council is an assault on us all

To The Editor: Mr. Jim Wilck’s recent rantings against our elected representatives on Farmville Town Council are lacking in substance, clarity and validity. The removed ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, August 19, 2020 6:00 am

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Letter – Council doesn’t want our opinion

To The Editor: Choo, choo, choo! You have just been railroaded by your town council. Oops, it’s obviously not your town council. It belongs to ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, August 19, 2020 6:00 am

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Letter – Early voting begins Sept. 18

This year Virginia voters will be able to vote early for the November 3 election.  Early voting in Virginia starts September 18 and runs through ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Tuesday, August 18, 2020 6:00 am

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LETTER — Landfill issue is not forgotten

To The Editor: It has been 26 months since Cumberland residents learned the local Board of Supervisors had been making plans with Green Ridge Recycling ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Saturday, August 15, 2020 6:00 am

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LETTER — News on postal service crisis needed

To The Editor: Even before the coronavirus pandemic, the United States Postal Service had been atrophying from financial turmoil. Over the past decade, post offices have ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, August 14, 2020 6:00 am

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LETTER — Removing statue will not solve the problem

To The Editor: I will not be attending any hearing about this statue. By removing this statue it will not solve the problem. Some wounds ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, August 7, 2020 6:00 am

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LETTER — Apartments were done well

To The Editor: After having experienced a setback in their initial plans to build multi-unit apartment buildings, the Martins went back to the drawing board ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, August 7, 2020 6:00 am

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Angry, disgusted and disappointed

To The Editor: I’m angry, disgusted, and disappointed in our political leaders over the “Black Lives Matter” movement. Not because black lives do not matter ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:00 am

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Letter – Where will this death spiral end?

To The Editor: Far leftist mayors from large cities are being spurned by their (at one time) loyal followers. The language is vitriol and vulgar, ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Monday, July 27, 2020 10:02 pm

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Letter – Athletes should be fired for kneeling

To The Editor: I’m angry, disgusted, and disappointed in our political leaders over the “Black Lives Matter” movement. Not because black lives do not matter ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Monday, July 27, 2020 9:58 pm

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Monument decision should be decided by referendum

To The Editor: Recently there was a letter published in The (Farmville) Herald from an Allie Dudley about the removal of the Confederate Monument. She ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Monday, July 27, 2020 9:52 pm

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LETTER — Winningest women’s coach at Longwood up for debate

To The Editor: This letter is for two purposes. One, I want to commend you for your recent articles concerning Kathy Riley’s retirement as softball ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Monday, July 27, 2020 6:00 am

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Letter – Pipeline defeat is a win for all

To The Editor: The Atlantic Coast Pipeline is dead. Big business does not care about the environment or especially, the poor and minorities. There are ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Monday, July 20, 2020 2:00 pm

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