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Roger Watson, Author at The Charlotte Gazette

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

Editorials

EDITORIAL — Offer health insurance to all school employees

Charlotte County School Board Member Jay George is exactly right that it is unfair for school board members to be able to participate in the ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Friday, September 25, 2020 7:41 pm

Columns

Remote learning is the right decision

Area school officials are making the right decision by moving to online classes for the fall. As sad as it is to think there will ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:18 pm

College

SVCC makes plans to resume

Southside Virginia Community College President Dr. Quentin Johnson assured students there would be a fall semester at the school, but whether the class will be ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Thursday, June 18, 2020 12:15 pm

Local

Phase 1 opens churches; keeps indoor dining and gyms closed

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam gave more details during a Friday afternoon, May 8, press conference about what Phase 1 of reopening Virginia’s economy will look ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Friday, May 8, 2020 4:06 pm

Church & Community

Gazette wins VPA award

The Charlotte Gazette was honored with a second-place award in the annual Virginia Press Association writing contest. Staff Writer Crystal Vandegrift won the award in ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Wednesday, May 6, 2020 3:49 pm

News

Virginia reopening to begin May 15

Virginia Governor Ralph S. Northam extended the executive order that keeps non-essential businesses closed Monday while also establishing a timeline to gradually reopen Virginia’s businesses ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:05 am

Columns

What happens when we get out of isolation?

As we begin to see a glimmer of light at the end of the dark tunnel of this pandemic, I’m beginning to wonder what life ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Thursday, April 16, 2020 11:19 am

Local

Coronavirus cases rise to 8 in Charlotte County

Charlotte County saw the largest uptick in COVID-19 cases in the area Thursday. The morning update from the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) saw cases ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Thursday, April 16, 2020 10:31 am

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