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Tough decisions abound amid virus

Amid much uncertainty caused by arguably the world’s worst public health crisis in a century, we find it interesting just how certain many people are ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Hot cars deadly for pets, kids

As the coronavirus continues to dominate headlines, it can be hard to focus on anything else, but there’s another potentially fatal danger that also spikes ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Surry proactive on monument debate

As communities across the country confront inevitable questions about whether statues of historical figures should stay or go, Surry County is setting a good example ... Read more

3 weeks ago by WordPress.com VIP.

Don’t let guard down on virus

The state of Virginia is in the third phase of Gov. Ralph Northam’s reopening plan as of last Wednesday, but state and local health officials ... Read more

4 weeks ago by WordPress.com VIP.

Independence Day reminds of nation’s founding principles

As we approach another Independence Day, we’re reminded of the words of this country’s first president, George Washington: “Government is not reason; it is not ... Read more

1 month ago by WordPress.com VIP.

Rumor mill working overtime on protests

As the national conversation on race comes to Isle of Wight and Surry in the form of public protests, we urge citizens to take with ... Read more

1 month ago by WordPress.com VIP.

Shameful secrecy on virus outbreak

The Western Tidewater Health District has some explaining to do in the wake of news that eight people at Consulate Health Care in Windsor died ... Read more

2 months ago by WordPress.com VIP.