Congressman Griffith’s Report from Washington: Drug Prices, Gag Clauses, and Sunlight

Drug Prices, Gag Clauses, and Sunlight High prices for prescription drugs affect the pocketbooks of many residents of the Ninth District. Even with health insurance,...

Letter: Pro-Santopietro

Dear Readers, My name is Justin Santopietro, and I am running for the Democratic nomination for Congress, here in Virginia’s 9th district. I am the...

Letter to the Editor: SAVE THE SHIP!

Ten years ago this July, I co-founded a Book Club with two other teachers in Patrick County. Since then, we have expanded to ten members...

Congressman Griffith’s Report from Washington: A Day for Remembrance

“The 30th day of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died...

Musings: Old Souls

By Regena Handy Sometimes I think I was born a hundred years too late. Most of my life I’ve felt out of place and rather...

Morgan Griffith’s Report from Washington – Improving Care for Veterans

One of our highest obligations as a nation is “to care for him who shall have borne the battle,” as Abraham Lincoln eloquently stated...

Letter: Patrick County Blood Drive

Thank you Patrick County. Twenty-four units of whole blood and two units of double-reds, translating to twenty-eight units, were collected with a goal of thirty-nine...

Letter: Universal background check

By Cabell Heyward While waiting in a doctor's office recently, I read an article about two weeks old in a major news magazine. As a gun...

Musings: Sunday Dinner

By Regena Handy Decorated with tiny yellow flowers, Grandma’s cotton apron had ruffles and two pockets where she kept a good handkerchief. It was a full...

Morgan Griffith’s Report from Washington: Working to keep schools safe

School safety has been on the minds of many recently. As I’ve traveled the Ninth District, constituents have frequently approached me to discuss this...

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