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Opinion

College intercollegiate athletics — the beginning of the end?

College athletes at the Division 1 level for football and men’s basketball are looking more like professional sports players and less like college students. This ... Read more

2 months ago by Guest Columnist.

Homegrown tomatoes — mmm good!

Louise Mears displays a few freshly picked tomatoes from her garden in Courtland. (Send “Way to Go!” photos with a description and names to editor@TheTidewaterNews.com.) Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Pay attention to motorcycle safety

The Virginia State Police is raising the alarm on the number of motorcyclists that have died on Virginia’s highways lately. In the last seven weeks, ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

A public school has one job

To the Editor: I disagree in part with one of the statements in your editorial on education in the most recent The Tidewater News: “A ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Chamber brews up business at Parker’s Peanuts

The Franklin-Southampton Area Chamber of Commerce’s Brewing Up Business event was hosted the morning of July 9 by Parker’s Peanuts, located in Courtland. A chamber ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

A matter of concern

To the Editor: I have long been clear, “I have the right to make decisions about my body and what is done to it.” When ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Make your emergency kit now

This time of year, the hurricane preparedness message always bears repeating. With our area threatened by its first tropical system — Elsa, which will be ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Advocacy needed for Alzheimer’s research

To the Editor: More than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, including 150,000 in Virginia and their 349,000 caregivers. As an Alzheimer’s advocate, ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Delegate is not a friend of law enforcement

To the Editor: I am a retired police officer and 45 year member of the Fraternal Order of Police. I read with great interest the ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Teach history fully, but don’t preach

There’s much to dislike on both sides of the increasingly shrill debate over so-called Critical Race Theory, and we’re saddened to see Isle of Wight’s ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

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