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We have been busy with tending the garden and all of the outdoor activities that late spring brings with it. Thus, I have had very limited time for leisure, but I did manage to sneak in a quic… Read more

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After months of confinement, many of us would welcome a week at the beach, or in the mountains, or on a cruise, or in Mexico. Anywhere except home. But there’s an iffy-ness about traveling, fo… Read more

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Rustburg Hosted Fluvanna Monday night for the first round of regional play in softball. The Lady Red Devils are the #1 seed in the region 3C after finishing the regular season undefeated. 

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Nearly four weeks after Appomattox County High School’s baseball team showed up in Naruna and stuck it to the Generals 13-3, the Generals got their chance to turn the tables at the Raiders’ Se…

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Within our country, state, and counties there are many debates, pro and con, about removing or renaming statues. In reading out local paper this week I feel that it is time for Altavista and Campbell County to erect a statue. For all of the students who went through Altavista High School and…

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As you have probably heard, Pittsylvania County is the largest locality in the state of Virginia, covering nearly the same landmass as the entire state of Rhode Island. As a result of that size, Pittsylvania County residents have a lot of diverse situations, and it’s our job as your Board of…

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I represent the Staunton River District, which encompasses much of the northern end of Pittsylvania County. After the 2007 closure of Hurt’s Burlington Industries manufacturing facility, which was the economic linchpin of the region and one of largest employers in the entire region, the Town…

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As a Dominion Energy customer, I am frustrated by what I see happening with our monopoly utility. This was brought into particular focus this past weekend by the infrequent yet very predictable ice storm that struck a large  swath of Dominion’s territory. Just like an occasional hurricane, w…

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Zachary Amos Schrock, 19, of Gladys passed away Wednesday, Jun…

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Janie Guthrie Crews, age 98 of Hurt died Wednesday, June 9, 20…

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James Lacy Mason, Jr., 88, of Phenix passed away peacefully at…