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Learning and leading

By Tonya S. Swindell Learning and leading go hand in hand. We begin to value others when we seek to understand. Others’ views and opinions ... Read more

Be on alert for scammers

Unfortunately, devious folks are hard at work figuring out new ways to relieve you of your money. Sad but true — scammers have no morals ... Read more

Let’s heal our nation

By Doug York In my collection I have this carte de visite or CdV of Sojourner Truth. This photograph of her was taken in Michigan ... Read more

Stay water safe

We may be in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, but since it’s summertime, there’s another danger lurking. You might be planning a family trip ... Read more

Your opinion page needs you

“Discussion keeps a house alive. It cannot stand by bricks and mortar alone.” – Margaret Schlegel You might have already noticed that the editorial cartoons ... Read more

Local service department goes extra mile

To the Editor: I just wanted to take the time to recognize Bonnie in the Service Department at Blake Ford. I found myself in a ... Read more

Newspaper should support good citizenship

To the Editor: For three weeks in a row, The Tidewater News has featured photographs on its front page of unmasked people within 6 feet ... Read more

Allegations against Sons of Confederate Veterans untrue

To the Editor: While I am hesitant to dignify the letter with defamatory and untrue accusations of racism and a white supremacy mindset you recently ... Read more

Plan wisely for college

By Elizabeth Harris Summer is a reality check for recent high school graduates. Those college admission letters that created such excitement have been tempered by ... Read more

Park should symbolize all residents who’ve served in all wars

To the Editor: I have followed some of the discussion concerning the Memorial Park in Franklin and the Confederate statue there. And I think your ... Read more

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