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Staff remains busy through pandemic

By Congressman A. Donald McEachin It’s July — almost midsummer — and, here in Virginia, we are slowly returning to the new normal. As we ... Read more

12 hours ago by Contributor.

Confederate monument — historical significance

By C. Earl Blythe The Confederate monument located in Franklin Memorial Park was dedicated on June 3, 1911, and was originally erected at Second Avenue ... Read more

6 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Supervisor pens open letter to governor

Governor Northam, I’m not going to argue the facts surrounding this pandemic, its actual severity and threat to all humankind, how it’s spread, and the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Someone to watch

By Desiree P. Urquhart In spring 2015, I approached the editor and publisher of this local newspaper and asked them to consider my request to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Yes indeed, this is ‘the green season’

By Dr. William Scott The articles in The Tidewater News (June 10, 2020) captured both the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic and the massive protest going on ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Stephen Faleski.

You’re a key part to standing up to injustice

By Anthony Rawlings Emotions are high. We have witnessed an atrocity, a tragedy, an unacceptable act upon another human being play out in front of ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

What is the ‘new normal’?

By Dr. William Scott The nationwide protest that was sparked by the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis-St Paul was the tipping point. The real ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

If only we would tame our tongues

By Rich Manieri I stopped long ago reading comments under news articles and opinion pieces. Not because I don’t believe readers should have the opportunity ... Read more

1 month ago by Guest Columnist.

In a post-George Floyd America, it’s time to listen

By John L. Micek Ever gotten the wind knocked out of you? Or been unable to breathe for even a few seconds? There’s pain. There’s ... Read more

1 month ago by Guest Columnist.

Trump remains obsessed with Obama

By John L. Micek We’ve known for a long time that former President Barack Obama lives rent-free inside Donald Trump’s brain. From trying to tear ... Read more

1 month ago by Guest Columnist.

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