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CCVRS Responds to Community Concerns

The Charlotte County Volunteer Rescue Squad (CCVRS) would like to respond to questions that have been circulating throughout the community regarding the closure of our stations.  CCVRS has no plans…

Mayor and Town Council Elections were a DUD

With one of the lowest voter turnouts in recent memory it appears the status quo is still running Farmville. It’s odd to have elections held in May versus a more…

Feeding Deer a Bad Idea

The Va. Dept. of Fish and Game has gone to great lengths over the years to make a case as to why feeding deer is a bad idea from Sept.…

Obama Fiddles while Iraq Burns

Dear Editor; While Obama fiddles, Iraq burns. And with it, the future peace and stability of the western democracies. The march to Baghdad by Islamic fundamentalists in the Islamic State…

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

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

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

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…