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Opinion — Is Virginia really No. 1 for business?

It was great news that, according to CNBC, Virginia is the number one state in the nation to do business. An honor like this is ... Read more

4 days ago by Frank Ruff.

Opinion — No one objects to the teaching of American history

As the debate over Critical Race Theory (CRT) in schools becomes more widespread and more defined, supporters of the practice have begun to change their ... Read more

4 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Opinion — REV initiative offers training assistance

Employment data for Virginia presents a complicated picture. In 2019 before COVID-19 shutdowns impacted the economy, Virginia reported an unemployment rate of only 2.7%. During ... Read more

1 week ago by Quentin Johnson.

Letter — No need to man convenience centers

To The Editor: Concerning the reinstatement of seven days per week opening of the convenient centers I thought I’d add my thoughts. I never understood ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

Opinion — Protecting the environment through Earth Day

God created the Earth and blessed each of us with the ability to protect our planet by keeping it clean through recycling, conservation and preservation. ... Read more

1 week ago by Judy Moore.

Opinion — New law causes energy bills to increase

Democrats have been doing their dead level best to make electricity more expensive for Virginians. In 2020, they passed the Virginia Clean Economy Act, which ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

OPINION — Crossroads board needs the right people now

During this time when the Crossroads Community Service Board is searching for an executive director, it would be a good time for the Crossroads board ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

OPINION — Tell us about your unique talent

As the world wakes up from its pandemic slumber, I find myself questioning why I didn’t learn a new talent or get a new hobby ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

OPINION — Several African-Americans served in the General Assembly after the Civil War

The Civil War had ended and the United States of America was in turmoil. On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Judy Moore.

OPINION — Honoring some of our heroes

Inside this edition of The Charlotte Gazette we take a look at some of the superheroes in our community. We are fortunate to live in ... Read more

1 month ago by Roger Watson.

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