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Code of Virginia is Clear: Removal of War Memorials, Statues Unlawful

Code of Virginia is Clear: Removal of War Memorials, Statues Unlawful

Below is a section copied from the Code of Virginia and presented at the Charlotte County Board of Supervisors Meeting by Peggy Armentrout on Tuesday, September 12. It clearly states…

Letter to the Editor

Take the racist statues down Reprinted with permission, Richmond Times-Dispatch: I write with a simple proposal for a middle ground in Virginia’s debate on Civil War statues. I agree with…

What do the Other 7,992,000 Virginians Think?

Virginia is home to over eight million People. Of that eight million a few hundred supported by others from out of the area protested in Charlottesville. Governor McAuliffe seems to…

Letters to the Editor

Where Oh Where has my Party Gone?  I was raised in a working-class family.  Like all the kids in my Maryland neighborhood, we had holes in the soles of our shoes,…

Is Something Being Hidden?

All too often a small but vocal group affects Southside Virginia Board decisions. Apparently some Board members, both School and Supervisors, equate volume and intensity with numbers. These groups inflate…

Letters to the Editor

The Charlottesville Tragedy To fully understand the social disaster that befell the nation at Charlottesville, all personal biases should be recognized and admitted in order to make a sound judgment.  For…

Removing History

Why is it that the people preaching tolerance and inclusiveness are as intolerant and divisive as any group they oppose? Fascism includes forcibly suppressing opposition and criticism. I’m having trouble telling who are…

Letter to the Editor

Remember Your History Classes I want to thank you for being exceedingly generous in printing so many of my letters. I write as much as I do because I don’t read enough of…

Any Cause Will Do

The news has been filled with articles regarding the protests in Charlottesville. Even our small weekly newspaper, two hours drive from Charlottesville, has been inundated with emails on the possible…

Rewriting History: Leon Traveler

If you visited Richmond, Virginia and were vaguely interested in history you have probably visited Monument Avenue.  You would have seen statues of Robert E. Lee, J.E.B. Stuart, Jefferson Davis, Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, and Matthew…