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More ways to vote

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

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

2020 United for Infrastructure

To the editor: The region’s public infrastructure is critical to our quality of life, our safety and our economic vitality. Infrastructure assets include roads, bridges, ... Read more

4 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

Rules of engagement for COVID-era teams

By QuaWanna Bannarbie My neighbors and I stood outside looking in the direction where we expected the school bus to appear with the meal delivery ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Schedule your gift today

We know that sometimes we sound like a broken record on this page encouraging people to give blood, but it’s an important gift you can ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Reports.

Keep moving forward!

Have you ever wished that you could go back to a certain time in your life? A time when things were better? Read more

7 days ago by Staff Reports.

Parental assistance required

By Nathan Rice Last year, a mother shared concerns about her child’s performance at school. She lamented some things about her daughter’s overall effort in ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Reports.

You can be the one that helps

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and today wraps up National Suicide Prevention Week. This round of these annual observances come at a unique time. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

We don’t have time

By QuaWanna Bannarbie What is time? It is altogether apparent while beyond our control. We watch it progress on watches and clocks. We watch it ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Eco Heroes and prescription drugs

By Congressman Donald McEachin Here we are in September, where I must admit, I am ready for the cool days of fall, with leaves crunching ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Emerging from the soil

By Ariane Williams To emerge means to move out of or away from something and come into view. There are times when we do not ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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