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Siblings

By Regena Handy They came in the restaurant door together, laughing as they entered, four women with characteristics similar enough to identify their relationship as...

Social Security Matters

by AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor Association of Mature American Citizens Ask Rusty – Will Foreign Earnings Count toward my U.S. Social Security? Dear Rusty: I...

PAWS in fast lane

PAWS would like to announce that we are back up and running in the fast lane. So many of our devoted followers and donors...

Christmas at the Comfort Inn

By Regena Handy The first year I stood at the window looking out at the normally busy roadway. It was not yet dawn and the...

Good Samaritans at Patrick County Blood Drive

In my last letter, I bragged about the generous people in Patrick County and here I am to do it again!  Twenty-six people donated...

The Gift of Kindness

By Regena Handy When I began doing this column a few years ago, I was determined to stay away from writing about never ending problems...

Serving the fallen

During this special season we want to take time to recognize and honor the families and friends of our fallen comrades. Not only this...

Decking the Halls

By Regena Handy Well, ‘tis the season. All the leftover turkey has been taken care of. No more turkey sandwiches this year. Thankfully, someone else...

National Survey of Organic Farms Will Build on 2017 Census of Agriculture

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will survey organic producers this December. Each producer who reported organic farming in the...

Security Standards Approved for 2020 Election

The Virginia State Board of Elections (SBE) unanimously passed minimum security standards for all Virginia elections administrators to follow beginning next year. In 2019, the...

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