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Letters to the Editor

LETTER – Ruff offers no solutions

To the Editor: I have been provoked by State Senator Frank Ruff’s editorial on June 2. He states that the president’s tax plan will hurt ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Saturday, June 5, 2021 11:24 am

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LETTER — Has drilling for gold already begun?

To the Editor: It would seem that the core drilling has already started, or has it? This may be one of those “need to know” ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Thursday, June 3, 2021 9:39 am

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Good urged to support Alzheimer’s legislation

To the Editor: More than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s, including 150,000 in Virginia and their 349,000 caregivers. As an Alzheimer’s advocate, it ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:00 am

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LETTER — Use your right to vote

To the Editor: “Someone struggled for your right to vote; use it!” Those are strong words from Susan B. Anthony, but they are fitting for ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, May 26, 2021 6:00 am

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LETTER — How much more will we tolerate?

To the Editor: Karl Popper, in 1945, wrote that unchecked tolerance toward intolerance will lead to total intolerance. Jefferson, in his inaugural speech said intolerance ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Thursday, May 13, 2021 6:37 pm

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LETTER — Felons can have voting rights restored

To the Editor: Greetings my communities. I want to grab your ear about restoring your voting rights. Governor Ralph Northam has restored voting rights for ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Thursday, May 13, 2021 5:39 pm

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LETTER — Cumberland should rethink EMS decision

To the Editor: I read with interest and alarm your report on “Big fire and EMS changes coming” by Alexa Massey in the April 30 ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 12:16 pm

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LETTER – Be ‘woke’ to the light of Christ

To the Editor: It is interesting how the word “woke” has become the rallying cry of those claiming to understand the world, while we ignoramuses ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, April 30, 2021 12:32 pm

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LETTER — Eating less meat can help lessen climate change

To the Editor: So, I heard on Fox News that President Biden may be banning meat to combat global warming. Then I remembered that Colorado ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Thursday, April 29, 2021 8:36 am

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LETTER — Supervisor’s response lacked decorum

To the Editor: Allow me to readdress some issues I had spoken on via the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors conference call March 9. ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, April 28, 2021 6:00 am

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LETTER — Equity policy is wrong way to go

To the Editor: I was embarrassed for my state to see on a national news site that Virginia, in the name of equity, will not ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, April 28, 2021 6:00 am

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LETTER — Celebrate Earth Day by changing how we eat

To the Editor: With Earth Day coming April 22, we have reduced our carbon footprint by curtailing travel and our thermostat. We recycle. But we ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, April 23, 2021 10:17 am

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Supervisor’s response lacked decorum

To the Editor: As I prepare to readdress some issues I had spoken on via the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors conference call March ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Thursday, April 22, 2021 5:18 pm

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Remembering a friend

To the Editor: If you please, I would like to take a few moments to reflect on the recent death of my friend, Diann Byrd ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 3:15 pm

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LETTER – We are going to undo progressivism

To the Editor: I never agree with any of your editorial opinions, but I must say they’re never boring. I liked April 14th’s about Virginia ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, April 16, 2021 5:12 pm

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LETTER – Antics of our politicians are ridiculous

To the Editor: We have three branches of government, and we used to have a Fourth Estate to help us make sure their shenanigans were ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, April 16, 2021 5:03 pm

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LETTER – South was a sprawling prison system

To the Editor: April 15, 2021 was the anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s death. Yes, he died on Good Friday, April 15, 1865. Speaking of ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, April 16, 2021 3:47 pm

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LETTER – Chairman’s slight was a personal vendetta

To the Editor: Not partisan politics but personal vendettas. Partisan politics are usually rooted in some fundamental principle. Vendettas seek vengeance, not resolution.  Buckingham County ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, April 2, 2021 10:35 am

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LETTER – Gold mining is toxic

To the Editor – Recent concerns about potential gold mining in Buckingham County should have many people worried. There is a great cause for alarm ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, April 2, 2021 10:32 am

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LETTER – You cannot support environmental justice and this landfill

To the Editor: Jerry Cifor, the president of Green Ridge Recycling and Disposal Facility, is a salesman trying to sell the idea that his 1,200-acre ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, April 2, 2021 10:28 am

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LETTER — We need supervisors who respect the citizens

To the Editor: Thank you, Roger Watson, for your editorial on Buckingham’s future regarding ‘Poisonous partisanship affecting local governments.’ The situation at the Buckingham School ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Thursday, April 1, 2021 10:28 am

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LETTER — Land Use Program keeps us backward and poor

To the Editor: Property taxes are the main source of tax revenue for most jurisdictions. Cumberland County consists of approximately 192,000 acres. In Cumberland, more ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Thursday, April 1, 2021 9:28 am

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LETTER — What will be next for Cumberland?

To the Editor: People claim that Powhatan doesn’t want any development, but when you cross the border into Cumberland County it is a totally different ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 6:00 am

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LETTER — Murders in cities far outnumber mass shootings

To the Editor: I read with great interest the latest letters concerning gun reform in the U.S. In 2020, 774 murders occurred in Chicago, 447 ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 6:00 am

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LETTER — How many more have to die?

To the Editor: These people who were murdered in Colorado died in defense of gun rights. We all know that gun rights are far more ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, March 26, 2021 6:00 am

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LETTER — Gold mining presents a real danger

To the Editor: Thank you for Titus Mohler’s February 24 article, “Gold mining bill passes Senate.” As the threat of modern, large-scale commercial gold mining ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, March 26, 2021 6:00 am

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LETTER — Greater care needed with Habitat story

To the Editor: I read with concern your story about the unfinished Habitat house. To me it sounded more like an individual grievance than an ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Thursday, March 25, 2021 11:34 am

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