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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…

Hit and Run In Keysville

Dear Editor: On Friday, March 7, 2014 between 1:00 and 1:30 p.m. in the Food Lion parking lot, someone hit our silver 2005 Dodge Dakota in the tailgate and didn’t…

Vote for Him Or Else?

Vote for Him Or Else?

Editor, During the public participation portion of the Feb. 11, 2014 Prince Edward County Board of Supervisor’s meeting, I made the following statement and question to Prince Edward County Board…

Sunday Hunting Still A Hot Topic

Sunday Hunting Still A Hot Topic

I will be brief. You can’t get any more local that letting property owners decide. Property owners don’t need to switch the state telling when you can hunt to a…

A Case for School Choice

A Case for School Choice

Parents are concerned about the quality of education in our area.  The best way to improve education is to offer parents and students more choice.  School vouchers or school choice…

Spanish-American War Descendants ‘Remember the Maine’

On February 15, the Sons of Spanish-American War Veterans (SSAWV) will take time to remember the sinking of the USS MAINE which led to a ten-week war between the United States…

Fox Pens, Sunday Hunting Discussed

Editor, It appears the urban representatives in the General Assembly have launched a ‘cultural war’ against Virginia’s rural population with introduction of Senate Bill 42 which is designed to criminalize…

Reader “stunned” by news article

Editor, While I am on the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors and Prince Edward belongs to the CRC, I am speaking for myself as a taxpayer of the Town…