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Banning Carbon Submissions

We hear them big shots in Washing Town are trying to ban carbon submissions. At first we thought it was a good idea. Those little flimsy sheets of carbon paper…

Consolidated School Too Expensive -Abortion in U.S. Akin to Hitler’s Murders

Too Far to Bus Small Children On September 8th I attended the regular meeting of the Charlotte County Board of Supervisors.  My purpose was to hear first hand Mr. Ted Cole’s…

Gun Control vs. People Control

Gun Control vs. People Control

A drunk driver wrecks his or her car killing innocent people but no one blames the car. The driver of a car deliberately runs into a person or people but…

Prince Edward Candidates Address Public

Prince Edward Candidates Address Public

By Crystal Vandegrift Only six candidates for this November’s general election in Prince Edward County were present at a candidate forum held Tuesday night at the library. The non-partisan forum…

First Citizens to Close

First Citizens to Close

The Southside Messenger has received information from reliable sources that the Drakes Branch location of First Citizens Bank is scheduled to close January of 2016. The Messenger reached out to…

Longwood Will Host 2016 Vice-Presidential Debate

The eyes of the nation will turn to Longwood on October 4, 2016 when the historic Virginia university hosts the lone vice-presidential debate of the general election. The Commission on…

Time To Say Good-Bye

Time To Say Good-Bye

For several years now, this reporter has kept up with the spring arrival of hummingbirds to our yard. As a rule, they usually arrive around hubby’s birthday and also tax…

New Year New Snacks Part II

New Year New Snacks Part II

I trust you will find at least a few fun, yummy, simple, and healthy snacks your child will enjoy. Children tend to be more apt to try new foods they…

Straight Paths

Straight Paths

Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths (Proverbs 3:5–6,ESV). Christians…

New Direction

New Direction

Sometimes, when you’re beating your head against a wall, you have to ask yourself, “Who put this wall here, and why am I banging on it?”When I was pastoring my…