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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

3 weeks ago by Roger Watson.

COLUMN — Letting go may be healthier than holding on

Sometimes when I hop in bed to get some sleep, I go to pull the covers up only to find I’ve tucked them in so ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

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

1 month ago by Roger Watson.

COLUMN — My biggest Thanksgiving fails

One Thanksgiving Day when I was a tiny kid, I was sitting in the kitchen watching my Mom and my Nana put the final touches ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

COLUMN — Blessings and opportunities abound

This holiday season for most, if not all of us, looks different this year. I am mindful that along with challenges come blessings and opportunities. ... Read more

2 months ago by Betty Ramsey.

COLUMN — A taste of no broadband

It was encouraging to hear in the last week or so from county administrators in central Virginia that expanding broadband in their respective counties was ... Read more

2 months ago by Titus Mohler.

COLUMN — Stop catastrophizing

Are you a catastrophizer? I am, sometimes. Catastrophizing, while a pretty word, is an act in which a person believes the worst possible outcome imaginable ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

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

2 months ago by Roger Watson.

Column – Mask up for Halloween

Halloween will be different for all of us this year. Though many people are likely planning a nice night in, eating candy and watching scary ... Read more

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

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

3 months ago by Roger Watson.

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