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Localities get millions in COVID relief

Local governments recently discovered how much of the $350 billion promised to states, counties and cities from the American Rescue Plan they can expect to ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Thursday, May 27, 2021 5:27 pm


OPINION — Get vaccinated and get free stuff

Typically, it does not pay to procrastinate, but when it comes to getting a COVID-19 vaccination, it seems the longer you hold out the sweeter ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Thursday, May 20, 2021 2:52 pm


EDITORIAL — We need a strong, effective Crossroads organization

The board of directors for Crossroads Community Services Board did the right thing in voting to make a change for a new executive director. Since ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 8:14 pm

High School

Francisco, Queensberry compete in state golf tourney

Brenden Francisco and Austin Queensberry of Randolph-Henry High School qualified for the VHSL 2A Golf State Championship Monday, April 19, at the Pete Dye River ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 5:09 pm


OPINION — Virginia transforms quickly to a progressive state

Even the most ardent opponents of Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s administration must have some amount of respect for the magnitude of change that has been ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Thursday, April 15, 2021 4:27 pm


COLUMN — Good should work for results, stop playing political games

Fifth District Congressman Bob Good was one of only 12 members of the House (all Republicans) who voted against a resolution Wednesday, March 17, to ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Friday, March 26, 2021 5:37 pm


COLUMN — Starlink could bring broadband access to Charlotte

The problem of Charlotte County’s lack of access to high-speed internet may be being solved just west of here in Wise County. Titus Mohler’s story ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Thursday, March 11, 2021 4:09 pm


EDITORIAL — SEC members’ questions need to be answered

After the last broken pole has been replaced and all the downed power lines put back into place, plenty of questions will remain about why ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:24 pm


Only 64 remain without power

After 11 days of widespread power outages over Southside Electric Cooperative’s (SEC) 18-county area, the coop’s online outage map is showing signs the crisis will ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:19 am


Power outages drop below 1,000

The slow work of restoring power to Southside Electric Cooperative (SEC) customers continued with more than 900 workers in the field Monday as the coop ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 8:27 am

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