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Say thanks to a veteran

It’s been a century since the last Virginians who fought in World War I came home. Veterans Day — which will be celebrated Thursday — ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Mental health is silent killer

Usually athletes are hailed for their prowess during competition. However, this past summer U.S. Olympic gymnast Simone Biles and tennis star Naomi Osaka captured the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Kudos on starting park project

A project that has been on the books — and in the hearts and minds of Franklin folks — for quite a few years is ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Take the ham on your travels

You’ve seen Flat Stanley, but have you ever seen the great traveling Pan Ham? If you haven’t, you’re missing out. The Pan Ham contest is ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

Make those screening appointments

Many people canceled or delayed their regular cancer screenings — mammograms, colonoscopies, Pap smears and more — during the pandemic. In the beginning, it was ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

Pay attention to motorcycle safety

The Virginia State Police is raising the alarm on the number of motorcyclists that have died on Virginia’s highways lately. In the last seven weeks, ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

Make your emergency kit now

This time of year, the hurricane preparedness message always bears repeating. With our area threatened by its first tropical system — Elsa, which will be ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

Teach history fully, but don’t preach

There’s much to dislike on both sides of the increasingly shrill debate over so-called Critical Race Theory, and we’re saddened to see Isle of Wight’s ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

Congrats on retirement

After 45 years in education, the number of students who have had the privilege of sitting in Luann Scott’s English classes is almost innumerable. So, ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Reports.

Hospital would be a game-changer

Riverside Health System’s proposed 50-bed, full-service hospital at Benn’s Grant could be transformational for Isle of Wight County. Beyond the obvious economic impact of several ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Reports.

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