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Stronger together

In a world where you can be anything, choose to be kind.  This can be a beautiful place by simply choosing to show love and ... Read more

Sharing the love

The Peanut Patch Gift Shop in Courtland is hosting Virginia Tourism’s life-sized LOVE artwork from May 24 to June 14 as part of a state ... Read more

Donation to help community

For people who do not yet have strong English skills and live in the United States, lots of aspects of life can be tough.  Dealing ... Read more

We want to hear it

When reporting the news, we are committed to fair and unbiased reporting of the facts covering the basics; the who, what, where, when and why. ... Read more

The scariest part of COVID

We made it through some scary times since this time last year. The onset of an unknown virus, rumors and speculations regarding the virus, and ... Read more

Hurricane season is here

June 1 was the official start of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, and we encourage all readers to be as prepared as possible before the ... Read more

Repercussions of defunding mental health

To the Editor: I had planned to write about how we expect way too much of our teachers and police people. As I began to ... Read more

Exasperated with school board

To the Editor: My friend Tom Finderson recently sent a letter to Jackie Carr, Isle of Wight County School Board chair, asking her 44 questions ... Read more

Remembering our fallen heroes

The GFWC Sedley Woman’s Club lines the entrance to Rosemont Cemetery in Sedley with American Flags to honor fallen heroes on Memorial Day. Young Hannah ... Read more

The National Moment of Remembrance

To the Editor: The bell of Thomas Memorial Baptist Church in Drewryville will be rung at 3 p.m. on Memorial Day, May 31, in commemoration ... Read more

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