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Gantt and the VACO

Gantt and the VACO

Dear Editor, A recent Farmville Herald front page article was titled “Gantt Running PE’s Leigh District.” This article listed that Mr. Gantt had completed the training to become a certified…

Banks and Credit Bureaus are Ripping Off Customers

By Averett Jones, Southside Messenger Editor Your credit score is one of the most important items in your financial portfolio. That little 3-digit number determines if you get a loan.…

Recommendation for Timmons

Editor: This email is just a short letter to introduce myself and to provide a recommendation for Bob Timmons who is seeking election to the Board of Supervisors for the…

Why are we paying?

By Averett Jones, Southside Messenger Editor So far the criminal case against the former chef for Governor Bob McDonnell at the Executive Mansion has cost the taxpayers of Virginia almost…

Citizens Need New Leadership

Citizens Need New Leadership

The Farmville Municipal Golf Course received approval from Town Council for expenditures of $82,000.00 for pool renovation, $60,000.00 for golf cart paving and an unbelievable $700,000.00 for a new Banquet…

We have criminals running our country.

By Averett Jones, Southside Messenger Editor Criminals are people who commit  crimes Crimes are violations of laws. Laws are rules made by our representatives to ensure peaceful coexistence and orderly…

Elected officials love the drama

Elected officials love the drama

Dear Editor: I had to turn off the news today, I couldn’t stand any more of the play-acting of our elected officials. It’s a given that they will vote for…

Sue ‘em, Just Sue ‘em

By Averett Jones, Southside Messenger Editor<br> Every time you turn around someone is suing someone. According to numerous online news sources, a Nebraska man is suing both Walmart and the…

On the subject of Health Care Reform…

Dear Editor: One the best, if not THE best editorial commentary I have read is by Averett Jones, editor of the Southside Messenger. The commentary I am speaking of is…

The Secret Of Which Medicine Is Prescribed For You

By Averett Jones, Southside Messenger Editor <br>A few weeks ago I wrote on the hypothyroid epidemic in America. That editorial brought more response than any I have written. Considering millions…