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Please, wear a mask

The longer the COVID-19 pandemic wears on, the more obvious it becomes that America has become horrifically polarized. Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Stay within their vision

It was a beautiful afternoon, so we drove to one of the trails in the Great Dismal Swamp. Timothy enjoyed the trail we visited the ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

In praise of Oakland teacher

To the editor: I am moved to share my grateful thanks for the efforts of Melissa Phillips, an educator at Oakland Elementary School. Mrs. Phillips ... Read more

1 day ago by Letters to the Editor.

Governor doesn’t follow own advice

I read that Governor Northam is requiring everyone to wear a face mask in public, especially when entering businesses. Read more

1 day ago by Letters to the Editor.

Same respect for Memorial Day

It will be a different Memorial Day this week. Across most of America, there will be no gatherings of people at the traditional ceremonies, and ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Virginia’s community colleges are here to help

By Glenn DuBois Note: The following letter was written by the chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges on May 4 to the parents of high school ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Change is a beautiful process

By QuaWanna Bannarbie Mother’s Day is always a time of special reflection. I think this year, the day served as much of a saving grace. ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Budget deserves approval

When the Suffolk City Council takes up the budget for a final vote on May 20, it will be under a much different environment than ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Finding faith in a time of crisis

By Myrtle Virginia Thompson The 2020 pandemic crisis left behind a load of problems as it swept across our country. It also left people thinking ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Honoring unsung heroes

By Nathan Rice Heroes. It’s a word that has flooded the news cycle, and it seems to be on everyone’s lips. Social media is flooded ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

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