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Reading, ‘Riting and the Road to Richmond

Many people’s biggest complaint with Southside Virginia is the lack of jobs. They say, “All of the bright, young people have to leave to find jobs!” This is incorrect. Many…

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Facebook has changed the way America communicates. Historically, organizing an angry mob required personal contact. Then telephones made it easier. Now all that is needed is Facebook, a few issues,…

Letter to the Editor

Get The Facts Straight Now that Karl Schmidt is a big time writer in a weekly newspaper with picture and all? It might be a good thing if he got…

Superintendent Dismissal Decided Before Meeting

None of the five Charlotte County School Board members who voted last week to non-renew Superintendent Nancy Leonard’s contract responded to our requests for additional information. Leonard’s contract will remain…

Fact or Fiction

The Southside Messenger is expected by some citizens to “just trust” the presenters of the alleged petition to the Charlotte County Board of Supervisors in July 2016 by Kay Morgan…

Transparency

At the July 2016 Charlotte County Board of Supervisors meeting Kay Morgan Pierantoni and Ludie Collie addressed the board with what they claimed was a petition “containing almost 800 signatures…

Letter to the Editor

Hunting Incorporated? For several months now I have been speaking out expressing my wish that Charlotte Court House would pass an ordinance against discharging a firearm within the town limits.…

Stealing my Job

There are some people who are complaining about the Heartland Industrial Park and I am pretty upset about it. Seventeen years ago (more or less) I was the original and…

Letter to the Editor

Electric Company Wears Garb of Angels On Monday morning, December 11, 2017 about 8:00 a.m. five angels appeared in my driveway.  I am a 230 pound 76-year-old female and I…

Ignorance, Stupidity and Grandstanding

Way back when I was a student at SVCC one of the professors, Tucker Keiser, told a student who didn’t want to take a class because he knew nothing about…

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