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Mike Wilson: We searched for 20 minutes

We looked everywhere. For a good 20 minutes and I truly mean a good 20 minutes, we looked ...

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Tammy Mulchi: It’s a time for creativity

This past week I was invited to speak to the Virginia Rural Leadership Institute (VRLI) as they toured ...

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Mike Wilson: Words we need

As a linguist and foreign language teacher, I have spent the better part of a half century learning ...

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Frank Ruff: We need to rethink energy

Recent polling shows that, when asked, most people are in favor of green energy if the question is ...

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Mike Wilson: My grandmother, scourge of the reptile kingdom

My grandmother Ella was a very hardy sportsperson. She once bagged a limit of squirrels when cruelly sidelined ...

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Opinion —The snowball grows, but the brick wall isn’t there

Last week, I wrote about the reality of inflation being higher than the government statistics report for those ...

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Opinion — Native Americans’ role in Southwest Virginia history often overlooked

Virginia’s Appalachian history is a diverse combination of cultures. We recently learned about the African American influence in ...

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Judy Moore: The funding of African American schools

Since the 1800s, African Americans have actively worked to secure a quality education for their children. Black churches ...

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Opinion — Small business survival at the heart of inflation concerns

Last week, I wrote about the reality of inflation being higher than the government statistics report for those ...

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Her Thoughts — Community

Community: living in the same area, sharing, caring and helping one another in a time of need. It ...

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