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Is the YMCA a Governmental Function??

Is the YMCA a Governmental Function??

I was quite surprised the other week when I saw an article in a local newspaper titled,”P.E. Supervisors May Spend More Than $250,000 On YMCA In FY 2015”. This was…

Citizen Has Police Complaint

Citizen Has Police Complaint

I am writing this commentary to reflect my displeasure with the attitude that is being taken by local law enforcement concerning my parent’s car accident that occurred on Sunday April…

Consider Those Uninsured

Consider Those Uninsured

I am writing this letter as Chairman of Centra Southside Community Hospital, and on behalf of our seventeen board members, representing the counties of Amelia, Appomattox, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, Lunenburg,…

The facts about tax increases

If you read this newspaper carefully, you’ll already know that your county supervisors are planning to raise your real estate taxes by about 19.% this year. You almost certainly do…

Benefactors Needed for Camp Happy Land

Dear Friend: The Salvation Army Service Units of Mecklenburg and Charlotte County will send children from our areas to Camp Happy Land on June 30, 2014 for a week of…

A Thank You from Tailwaggers

A Thank You from Tailwaggers

Tailwaggers Thrift Store of Keysville would like to thank and congratulate all who participated in our first spring raffle. It was a huge success! Congratulations to Claudia Yates who won…

Mandates

Mandates

Recent Board of Supervisors vote in Charlotte County and Prince Edward County to unanimously bow to The Department of Environmental Quality’s Storm Water Mandate. This comes on the heels our…

Tax Increases in Prince Edward County

As we the citizens of Prince Edward County, prepare for a year of property assessment increases, a possible 8% tax increase for land and home owners, along with a possible…

Prince Edward Citizen Urges Others to Attend Hearings

Prince Edward Citizen Urges Others to Attend Hearings

In the February 11th Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors’ Meeting, the board voted to loan the YMCA $150,000.00 interest free, taxpayer funded loan. I ask the Board to repeal…

Farmville Golf Course, Banquet Room, Pool, Airport FOR SALE OR LEASE

Farmville Golf Course, Banquet Room, Pool, Airport FOR SALE OR LEASE

I want to thank the Farmville Herald for publishing the astonishing expenses of maintaining the Municipal Airport. The town diverted $446,196.00 from the General Fund the last five years to…