Weather Forecast

Opinion
Fewer Americans understanding importance of Independence Day
“Beer, family gatherings and fireworks! Gosh, I love the Fourth of July!” “Ah, yes, you unwittingly illustrate a growing challenge with Independence Day: too many Americans are unaware of the holid...
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Congress needs inside players, outside as well
Members of Congress get categorized in all sorts of ways. They’re liberal or conservative; Republican or Democrat; interested in domestic affairs or specialists in foreign policy. There’s one very ...
Jun 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Racial hatred flares again
Following the massacre of nine people last week in a Charleston, S.C. church, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has moved quickly to halt the issuance of specialty license plates with images of the Con...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
More folks should attend Jettie Baker Center shows
To the Editor: If you missed the Barter production of Keep on the Sunny Side held at the Jettie Baker Center on Saturday, June 20, 2015, then you missed an entertainingly great show! Many different...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Retailer launches pro-coal petition to fed lawmakers
To the Editor: As you are surely aware, the coal fields of southern Appalachia have been the victims of a war declared on them by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This war was not wanted,...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Act would allow Medicare to cover telestroke in all areas
As you likely know, one of my priorities as your representative is advancing legislation that would help patients receive quality, affordable health care that meets that patient’s individual health...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
  • The pope issues fighting words
    by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
    06.18.15 - 12:36 am
  • Recognizing the Magna Carta's role in our political emancipation
    by MORGAN GRIFFITH • Ninth District Representative
    06.17.15 - 12:02 am
  • The amazing power of plain-written language
    by TOM PURCELL • Columnist
    06.10.15 - 12:01 am