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Biden represents existential threat to freedom, liberties

By Ash Cutchin Your guidelines suggest we write about issues. It is difficult to discuss or write about issues without mentioning individuals, but I will ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Fall into the season with care

One of the understandable concerns of our pandemic-infested lives is how to regain any sense of normalcy, especially where holidays are concerned. If you are ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Social Security announces 1.3% benefit increase for 2021

By Lizna Odhwani Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 1.3 percent in 2021, the Social Security ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Promotions well deserved

To our thinking, the recent announcement of two law enforcement officers’ promotions in Isle of Wight County is an encouraging one. As reported, Sheriff James ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

McEachin urges participation in census

By Congressman Donald McEachin This has been a busy September. Although my offices are still predominantly closed, I do have a couple of staffers in ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Elect Kathy Torrence — the clerk who knows 100% of the work

To the Editor: On Nov. 3 we will elect a Circuit Court Clerk. One candidate is uniquely qualified to fill that position and perform the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Who do we want to be?

To the Editor: Slavery has been around a long time … thousands of years. It’s even in the Bible. And we like to pretend that ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

No excuses for not voting

There’s a lot at stake in the upcoming election, and thanks to new laws in Virginia, you can have your say earlier than in previous ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Beware those who cry ‘racist’

To the Editor: Racist: A dangerous word thrown around very liberally by those that really are.   Peter Helms Franklin Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

Anger fueled by hurt, fear

To the Editor: I am hoping all the registered voters vote so that our government can be truly representative of who we are. I would ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

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