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Roger Watson, Author at The Charlotte Gazette

Columns

COLUMN — Return to political norms would be welcomed

One of the results of the Donald Trump administration has been to obliterate any norms and traditions of the presidency, culminating in the incitement of ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Saturday, January 16, 2021 1:35 pm

Columns

COLUMN — Hang on, help is on the way

“Help is on the way,” Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill yelled to the small number of Tampa Bay fans gathered behind the Chiefs’ ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Thursday, December 24, 2020 9:18 am

BREAKING NEWS

Northam adds curfew, tightens mask mandate

With virus case levels hitting record rates in Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam put a new stay-at-home curfew in effect, tightened mask regulations and limited the ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Thursday, December 10, 2020 4:31 pm

Columns

COLUMN — We need big ideas to expand broadband

In the past year we have seen lots of grant money flow into local governments earmarked for increasing broadband access. But how do local governments ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Friday, December 4, 2020 1:15 pm

Columns

COLUMN — Election Day should become election month

America will not walk away from this era of the pandemic without significant bruises and scars both physically and emotionally, but there are rare occasions ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 12:05 pm

Local

Republicans win big

Charlotte County voted for two mayors, two town councils and three Republican candidates in the Tuesday, Nov. 3 General Election. Keysville Mayor Steven Morris maintain ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 10:23 am

Editorials

EDITORIAL — Vote yes to fix Charlotte County’s schools

The Charlotte County Sales Tax referendum to fund capital improvement projects for the county school system is a plan worthy of approval from Charlotte County ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Friday, October 30, 2020 5:09 pm

Local

State provides more money to help businesses

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam gave an update Wednesday, Oct. 28, about the status of coronavirus infections in the state and the efforts underway to control ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Thursday, October 29, 2020 11:48 am

Editorials

EDITORIAL — Where’s the apology for church’s superspreader event?

Pardon me, but contrary to the Facebook post from Emmanuel Bible Church in Keysville, I don’t think it is a silly question to ask why ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Thursday, October 15, 2020 4:29 pm

Columns

Column – Where’s the apology for church’s superspreader event?

Pardon me, but contrary to the Facebook post from Emmanuel Bible Church in Keysville, I don’t think it is a silly question to ask why ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:39 pm

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