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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

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

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

2 weeks 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.

Grateful for work of foodbank

Food insecurity is a longstanding issue in Western Tidewater, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only exacerbated the issue. According to the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Leaders should lead by example

For most of us, these are unprecedented times. We haven’t lived through a pandemic, nor have we been witness to insurrection at the highest level ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

You can make 2021 a great year

To say that 2020 has been a bitter disappointment is likely the understatement of the year. You might recall that everything started off promising enough. ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

You can make Western Tidewater safer

Franklin City Council’s discussion about recent incidents of violent crime in the city brings to mind a point that we’ve felt compelled to bring up ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

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 months ago by Staff Reports.

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

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

Yes, your vote counts

Unless you’ve found a way to block out media from your life — except us, of course — likely you’ve heard there’s going to be ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

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