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How did you get here?

By QuaWanna Bannarbie My best friend’s 11-year-old daughter was visiting with us recently and on the drive to take her home, I asked “do you ... Read more

What are you willing to do?

To the editor: I am writing in response to the article titled “When you grow up,” published in your newspaper on March 24. It is ... Read more

Doing the right thing

A couple of sayings come to mind when we think of all the things local folks have done to help their neighbors get through this ... Read more

Doing our part out of concern and love

By Chris Quilpa I had my first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine lately at The First and Finest, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, where I used ... Read more

Easter, glorious spring!

March 20 or 21 each year marks the vernal equinox. The 24-hour day is split into 12 hours as the sun crosses the equator. The ... Read more

Don’t let guard down

Vaccinations, long regarded as our light at the end of the tunnel of this pandemic, are available to quite a number of Virginians now and ... Read more

God is always active

By Tonya S. Swindell God is always active, even when I am not. He keeps planning and preparing; and He never really stops. When I ... Read more

Anti-Asian racism is nothing new

By Kenya Smith I was heartbroken to see what happened in Atlanta on March 16. A gunman shot up two day spas, killing eight people, ... Read more

Vaccine rollout speeds up

After a sluggish start of the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines to the 1B group back in January, the Western Tidewater Health District seems to ... Read more

Contact your legislators with your opinion

To the editor: There are reprobate minds that laugh at the preachers who willingly pick up poisonous snakes to prove their faith and then die ... Read more

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