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Letters to the Editor

Latest Letters to the Editor

LETTER — Red Front Trading Co. is missed

To the Editor: I am certain that many of you share my regret in not having The Red Front Trading Company on Main Street any ... Read more

1 day ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Vilsack does not belong in Biden’s cabinet

To the Editor: Tom Vilsack’s nomination as secretary of agriculture does not belong within Joe Biden’s progressive agenda. Vilsack has served as governor of Iowa, ... Read more

1 day ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Dominion should let Buckingham heal

To the Editor: Because we have worked with the people of Buckingham County for four decades as a physician and as a business owner, we ... Read more

1 day ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Dominion should focus on its core business

To the Editor: As a Dominion Energy customer, I am frustrated by what I see happening with our monopoly utility. This was brought into particular ... Read more

1 day ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — What about the easements?

To the Editor: Dominion is giving $3.5 million to Buckingham County. That’s great, but they are holding easements through more than 250 properties obtained for ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER – A political slap on the wrist

To the Editor: The Speaker of the House announced, recently, that she doesn’t intend to censure past President Trump after his acquittal this time around ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER – Maybe the landfill isn’t as bad as some think

To the Editor: I moved to Cumberland six-and-a-half years ago. I lived in Powhatan for 30-plus years and watched it become an extension of Chesterfield, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER – Green Ridge is Cumberland’s rich uncle

To the Editor: The taxpayers of Cumberland County believe they have found a “rich uncle” to help them out with their county budget woes. That ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Green Ridge is just perfuming a pig

To The Editor: Green Ridge Recycling and Disposal is getting closer to state approval of a mega landfill in Cumberland County and is trying hard ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER – We need a grocery store, not a landfill

To the Editor: Don’t let the $$ fool you. What is it going to cost to repair the road damage caused by large trucks hauling ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Landfill is not a done deal

To The Editor: The proposed 1,200-acre mega landfill in Cumberland County, Virginia, is not a done deal — far from it. This major project requires ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Sergio, Winsome will be great for Virginia

To The Editor: Since my last letter, I, as a member of the Appomattox County Republican Committee, endorsed attorney general candidate Chuck Smith. I am ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Longwood set a poor example

To the Editor: I read the article in your paper about Longwood getting ready to vaccinate their 1C faculty using the excuse of getting experience ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter – Supervisor says Longwood sets poor example

To the Editor: I read the article in your paper about Longwood getting ready to vaccinate their 1C faculty using the excuse of getting experience ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Deny commercial prospecting

To the Editor: Here we go again with one more thing that will affect the African American neighborhoods. First it was the pipelines, and now ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — First responders should get vaccines first

To The Editor: The recent announcement that the active faculty and staff of Longwood University would begin receiving COVID-19 vaccinations this week appears to have ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER – A different view of the ‘Prodigal Son’ parable

To the Editor: “All that is mine is yours,” Luke 15:31. This is the end to the parable of the Prodigal Son. It is here ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER – How is Good supporting Trump helping us now?

Residents of the 5th Congressional District: In order for democracy to succeed, citizens must be informed and engaged. We have to vote and then educate ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER – GOP is fading into insignificance

To the Editor: Unfortunately Del. C. Matthew Fariss sometimes follows the standard Republican line of conspiracy theories and accompanying lies. There is no plan by ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — There are ways to peacefully revolt

To the Editor: When we step into a voting booth, we make revolution — peaceful revolution.  We vote in a new party or elect to ... Read more

1 month ago by Peter Kapuscinski.

LETTER – Is it possible to be realistic and not political?

To the Editor: I would like to comment on state Republican Frank Ruff’s editorial on, “What will 2021 look like?” I think the theme is ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter — We have traded freedom of democracy for socialism

To the Editor: I think of the Bible’s parable of the Prodigal Son, who wasted his fortune in a far country. Finally, when he had ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter — Virtual meetings not cutting it in Buckingham

To the Editor: On Monday next, January 11, the Buckingham Board of Supervisors (BOS) will meet to conduct county business.   There are two public hearings scheduled ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter — Contact supervisors about gold mining issue

To the Editor: Thanks to Alexa Massey for her Christmas Day article on the “Commercial prospecting” issue to be addressed at the Monday, Jan. 11, ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Story was inspiring

To the Editor: What an inspiring story: Peyton Turner and Claire Tucker, with the help of Cumberland County Librarian Lisa Davis, established a lasting collection ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter — Chuck Smith earns support for AG

To the Editor: As we prepare for the 2021 election year, many of us, including myself, are still undecided on who we will support for ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Support sought for school legislation

To the Editor: Thank you for printing the article “New Virginia laws seek to close ‘school-to-prison pipeline,’” published Wednesday, Dec. 16. I am writing to ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

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