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Epiphany

To the Editor: As near as I can tell, if we keep demonizing each other we will be in a sad state of affairs for ... Read more

2 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

Dr. Al Butler — an education legend in Virginia

By Robert N. Holt Elsewhere on the pages of this newspaper appears an obituary for Dr. Al Butler. Growing up in Carrsville and attending Franklin ... Read more

2 days ago by Guest Columnist.

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 and ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Good people outnumber the bad

Editor, On Sunday afternoon, Nov. 29, 2020, I took two large bags of trash in my car trunk to the dump in Carrsville. This was ... Read more

3 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

Stay safe this Thanksgiving

Stay safe this Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is annually one of the biggest days of the year for home fires. According to the National Fire Protection Association, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Patriotism more than just pride in country

Note: Sydney Brinkley, a seventh grader at Georgie D. Tyler Middle School, recently won the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest at the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Stay connected to Chamber virtually

As reported last week, the Franklin Southampton Chamber of Commerce has had to severely modify its Expo, which take place annually in November. Rather than ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Reader responds to op-ed about Biden, Harris

To the Editor: I have read Dr. [William] Scott’s op-ed with interest. I think overall he was on the correct path in his observations. Not ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Time to bring Civics back to schools

To the Editor: It became clear to me a number of years ago that if I failed to learn the life lesson in front of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Tips on acquiring your unclaimed money from Virginia

By Lauren Bradshaw In a bit of a departure from regular scheduled programming about the entertainment world, I wanted to tell you about my experience ... Read more

1 month ago by Contributor.

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