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Letter: Confederate statue

I grew up in Woolwine and presently live in Charlottesville. Patrick County is filled with many wonderful memories and holds a special place in...

A Week in the House

  Most weeks in the House of Representatives are busy. Votes, committee hearings, constituent meetings, etc., occupy my time. A recent week highlights how these...

The Poindexter Report Week #8

Representative Charles Poindexter The primary work in the House this week was to consider Senate bills and Senate amendments proposed to House bills. This processing will continue...

Virginia chestnut group rekindling holiday tradition 

The American chestnut tree of the past is long gone, but thanks to a group of Virginia farmers, centuries-old chestnut traditions are being re-introduced. Virginia...

SCC Students Benefit from Free Tutoring Services

The Surry Community College Academic Support Center offers free tutoring services – in-person and online – to current students. “It seems like a service that...

The Poindexter Report Week #5

As this week ended, I was stunned and sorrowful to learn of the death of Supreme Court Justice Anton Scalia. President Ronald Reagan made an...

16 Cases of Vaping-related Illnesses Confirmed in Virginia

By Georgia Geen Capital News Service The number of confirmed cases of severe vaping-related lung illness in Virginia has increased to 16, in addition to seven...

The Poindexter Report Week #6

This week was the most challenging time of any General Assembly Session as the largest two events occur. First, this year’s Crossover deadline arrived. This...

The Poindexter Report Week #3

My workload during the third week of Session seemed piled higher than the mighty snow heaps lining downtown Richmond’s streets and walkways. Despite this,...

Stokes Junior Mountain Music program now enrolling

Registration is now open for the Stokes Junior Mountain Music program for the 2019-2020 school year. Introduced by the Stokes County Arts Council in January of...

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