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Stay safe this Thanksgiving

Stay safe this Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is annually one of the biggest days of the year for home fires. According to the National Fire Protection Association, ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Patriotism more than just pride in country

Note: Sydney Brinkley, a seventh grader at Georgie D. Tyler Middle School, recently won the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest at the ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

Stay connected to Chamber virtually

As reported last week, the Franklin Southampton Chamber of Commerce has had to severely modify its Expo, which take place annually in November. Rather than ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Reader responds to op-ed about Biden, Harris

To the Editor: I have read Dr. [William] Scott’s op-ed with interest. I think overall he was on the correct path in his observations. Not ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

Time to bring Civics back to schools

To the Editor: It became clear to me a number of years ago that if I failed to learn the life lesson in front of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Tips on acquiring your unclaimed money from Virginia

By Lauren Bradshaw In a bit of a departure from regular scheduled programming about the entertainment world, I wanted to tell you about my experience ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Contributor.

No need to fear COVID test

By Rick Francis Hello Friends, On Sept. 30, I learned that a buddy who I invited over for dinner on 9/21, had tested positive and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Contributor.

Blessed and confident

To the Editor: Psalms 33:12: Blessed is the nation whose God is The Lord. I John 5:14: And this is the confidence that we have ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Yes, your vote counts

Unless you’ve found a way to block out media from your life — except us, of course — likely you’ve heard there’s going to be ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

The coming election – VI

To the Editor: Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3. This is the most important election in 150-plus years. What direction is our country going? Can ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

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