Frank Ruff, Author at The Charlotte Gazette

OPINION

Frank Ruff: Big issues in 2023 General Assembly

The General Assembly kicked off the 2023 session last week. It is too early to have a good sense of all of the issues that ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Friday, January 20, 2023 12:00 pm

OPINION

Frank Ruff Jr.: How can our region lead in skills training?

Southern and Central Virginians should be proud of our role in leading work skills training. The Growth Virginia region that spans from the North Carolina ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Friday, January 13, 2023 11:36 am

HIS THOUGHTS

His Thoughts — Uniformed respect

Last week, I attended the funeral of Joe Carey. Joe served in uniform for a total of 40 years. I first met him while he ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Thursday, January 5, 2023 12:45 pm

HIS THOUGHTS

His Thoughts — The webs we weave

If I were a conspiracy theorist, I would connect the dots between President Biden, Hunter Biden, John Kerry, Al Gore, and China. All appear to ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Friday, December 9, 2022 12:00 pm

OPINION

His Thoughts — Some post-election thoughts

In the wake of this year’s election, it seemed like a good idea to give my thoughts on where we currently stand. Before that, a ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Thursday, December 1, 2022 12:00 pm

OPINION

His thoughts — Finding the sunshine

Listening to the news in the last couple of years has been tough. Wherever you turn, there are stories that cause anguish. We left a ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Thursday, November 24, 2022 12:00 pm

OPINION

His thoughts — An update on the Paris Climate Pact

Seven years ago, leaders of nearly 200 countries flew their jets to Paris, France to save the world from climate change. During that period, some ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Thursday, November 17, 2022 12:00 pm

OPINION

His thoughts — Another election is upon us

Next Tuesday is your day. Unless you have voted early, next Tuesday is the day set aside for you to have your say in the ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Friday, November 4, 2022 12:00 pm

OPINION

His thoughts — Blind mice

Most everyone understands that the big media outlets choose what stories they consider most newsworthy enough to report. They often ignore stories such as the ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Thursday, October 27, 2022 12:00 pm

OPINION

His Thoughts — A story about honesty and integrity

Honesty and integrity. These two assets are the cornerstone of all relationships. Family, friendships, business interactions, and politics alike depend on each party being honest ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Thursday, October 20, 2022 12:00 pm

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