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COLUMN — Phoebe Couzins: woman of law

Many times when you learn something it springboards onto the desire to discover something else. This is the case with Phoebe Couzins, one of the ... Read more

3 days ago by Judy Moore.

OPINION — Marijuana legislation makes little sense

The reconvened session was held last week with few surprises. Most Republican proposed legislation had already been killed. For this reason, we mostly considered technical ... Read more

6 days ago by Frank Ruff.

COLUMN — SVCC students impact many aspects of daily life

Have you recently had a medical appointment? Conducted business online? Needed your electricity restored after storm damage? If so, you may have benefited from the ... Read more

1 week ago by Quentin Johnson.

COLUMN — In service to their country

The inspiration for this article came from a conversation I had numerous years ago with Helen Gibson who attended Thyne Presbyterian Church in Chase City. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Judy Moore.

COLUMN — Fiber remains the best option for broadband

I can remember how everyone’s hopes were raised in Charlotte County when Microsoft teamed with MBC and promised to bring free wireless to all school ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

COLUMN — Don’t procrastinate, take the first tiny step

A popular adage advises, “Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.” Mangled comic versions go something like this: “Never put off till ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Quentin Johnson.

COLUMN — What has this year of COVID brought us?

In the course of the past year, we have seen our world turned upside down in the name of COVID. As yet, we still do ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Frank Ruff.

COLUMN — Civil Rights Trail combines heritage and tourism

It has been more than a decade and the Central High Museum is finally on the Civil Rights in Education Heritage Trail. On Sept. 18, ... Read more

1 month ago by Judy Moore.

COLUMN — Heavy hand of government is overriding equality

As the session came to its end on Saturday, it is important for people to understand that what has been occurring this year in Richmond ... Read more

1 month ago by Frank Ruff.

COLUMN — Drop boxes for ballots become permanent

The 2021 Session of the General Assembly is rapidly winding down. We are in the throes of the last week, and we have reached a ... Read more

1 month ago by Guest Columnist.

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