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Pending Elections inspires locals to write

Dear Editor; The war on women rages on in this year’s election for Virginia’s governor. I got a call yesterday, October 15, from Michelle, paid for by the Democratic Party…

Peasants vs. The Two-Percenters

Thanks to a Government shutdown, because our Congressmen and President neglected to do the job for which we are paying them, many of our federal employees just got a 16-day…

NO Taxation Without Representation

Our Declaration of Independence includes 27 grievances against King George of England. The most interesting is King George was hindering immigration. The list of grievances includes: He has made judges…

Cuccinelli has it right

To: Editor, SOUTHSIDE MESSENGER Ken Cuccinelli understands the necessity of a strong state educational program that can be built over the next four years. His higher education program includes four steps:…

E.W. Jackson Takes a Stand on Religion

I don’t understand the excitement generated by Candidate E. W. Jackson’s statement last week. He has been receiving a lot of critical press for saying the religion he follows is…

More Schools Should Participate in “See You At The Pole”

Dear Editor, Wednesday, September 25 was “See You at the Pole” Day across the United States.  The ‘’See You at the Pole’’ event, which began at a Texas school in…

The Sky is Falling, the Sky is Falling! The Gub’mit shut down

Yawn, ho hum, the Gubmit shut down. Does anyone even care? Many of us see our Government not as an essential service but as a ball and chain that disrupts…

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…