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On your mark … get set … to test!

Virtual learning this past year has obviously not been without its challenges to education. One of those is how it has affected test scores on ... Read more

10 hours ago by Staff Reports.

A response to supervisor’s letter

To the Editor: In his recent pro-gun column (“An Open Letter to Virginia’s General Assembly,” Feb. 17, 2021), Christopher Cornwell was wrong about several things, ... Read more

15 hours ago by Letters to the Editor.

Hospital on frontline of opioid epidemic

By Dr. Sonya L. Lee The surge in COVID-19 is steady on the rise in the United States. Yet as the number of new cases, ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

An open letter to Virginia’s General Assembly

My name is Christopher D. Cornwell Sr. As a resident of our great Commonwealth and as a husband, son, parent and fellow elected official, I implore ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

Region making progress vaccine-wise

The mass vaccination over at East End Baptist Church on Feb. 10 appears to have been a success. Many preparations were made ahead in terms ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Stay safe in cold weather

The beginning of astronomical winter arrived more than a month ago, but it took until this week for the real, prolonged, bitter cold to put ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

A response to the essay on freedom

To the Editor: I write to comment on an article that appeared in the Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, edition of The Tidewater News titled “Essay ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

What are our options?

To the Editor: Anyone paying attention to current events has to be concerned for our nation and our state. With the election of President [Joseph] ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Open schools full time

I wrote a letter to the SoCo Superintendent of Schools, the principals and to the school Board members. This is an edited version of that letter. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

An essay on freedom

By Ash Cutchin Two years ago I had a discussion with an old friend (since high school) about a letter I had recently written to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

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