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Supervisor discusses issues with proposed sales tax referendum

During this year’s legislative session the board of supervisors asked Delegate James Edmunds to introduce a bill that would allow Charlotte County to hold a ... Read more

4 days ago by Guest Columnist.

The strangest year as a sports editor continues

In the spring when the COVID-19 pandemic led to the shutdown of all spring sports and then when the shutdown extended to Dixie all-star season, ... Read more

5 days ago by Titus Mohler.

Column – Lockboxes would undermine the election

Sadly, in the dark of the night, this governor’s administration is trying to undermine our democracy as we know it. Last week, the Department of ... Read more

5 days ago by Frank Ruff.

COLUMN — Medicare-X would provide low-cost health insurance for all

On Jan. 15, 1940, the Richmond Times-Dispatch ran a quarter-page photo of a professionally dressed, bespectacled man signing some seemingly unceremonious clerical papers. Such a ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

Dunaway has done many good things for the community

To The Editor: I am writing this letter in defense of Charlotte County School Board member Teresa Dunaway, whose Facebook post last week garnered county-wide ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

Petition seeks a vote on solar farms

To The Editor: Why are many registered voters in Charlotte County having smiles on their faces?  It is because a small group of highly-concerned  citizens ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

Column – Death rates for virus are very low

We have been inundated with data about the Coronavirus since March.  The news media has covered the issue relentlessly for more than five months, giving ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Frank Ruff.

Remote learning is the right decision

Area school officials are making the right decision by moving to online classes for the fall. As sad as it is to think there will ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

What is the real cost of body cameras?

To The Editor: At the July 11 board meeting, Sheriff Royal Freeman requested body cameras for his deputies for sake of transparency and protection for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Solar farm should be on the ballot

To The Editor: I have some questions for the community of Charlotte County. First, why is it that no one really talks about the impact ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

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