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Letters to the Editor

Latest Letters to the Editor

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

4 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

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

4 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

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

5 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

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

5 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

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

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

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

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

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

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

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

4 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

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

4 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

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

4 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

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

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

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

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

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

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

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

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

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

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

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

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

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

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

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

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

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

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

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

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

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

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

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

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

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

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

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

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

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

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Virginia Community Rights Network launched

To The Editor: The fight against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) taught us that when people work together, they can win. A group of ACP ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

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

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

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