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I just want to remind the citizens of Patrick County that you have far more power with elected officials at the local level than...

Letter: Blood drive

  Congratulations, Patrick County!  Forty-one donors presented to donate and 39 units of whole blood were collected with a goal of 32 units at the...

Back2school

But Jesus said, “Let the children come to me. Don’t stop them! For the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to those who are like these...

Musings: People Watching

By Regena Handy I’ve taken up a new hobby. Nothing particularly glamorous or exciting about it. Not even physically exerting or at all artistic. Actually...

An opposing view

In two recent newsletters, Congressman Morgan Griffith blasted efforts to move away from fossil fuels to clean energy.  He seized upon a recent cold...

Morgan Griffith’s Report from Washington – Opioids: An American crisis

You probably hear a lot about the disagreements in Washington, and that’s not surprising. Having two major parties that disagree on some bedrock principles,...

Learning to compute

By Regena Handy We all know the best stories are the ones that can’t be told, for the most interesting ones always involve other people. Oh,...

Pro Cook

According to Franklin County public school teacher Stephanie Cook, a quality education is the key to upward mobility in Virginia and in the U.S....

Super Tuesday

On March 1, Super Tuesday, Patrick County voters will have the opportunity to help choose the Presidential nominees of the Democratic and Republican parties. In...

Community donations

Every year, the Nelson Automotive family travels to Patrick County to set up an off site sale, bringing over 100 vehicles to Rotary Field...

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