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  • Mother’s Day ‘Tea To-Go’ Benefit
    on April 6, 2021 in Church, Local News

    How would you like to enjoy a traditional English “High Tea” in the safety of your own home for […]

  • Church News for April 7 Edition
    on April 6, 2021 in Church

    Second Saturday Free Lunch at Solomon’s Mission The Second Saturday free Lunch at Solomon’s […]

  • Church News for March 31 Edition
    on March 30, 2021 in Church

    Sunrise service at Crossroads Baptist Crossroads Baptist Church will have an Easter Sunrise Service […]

  • New Methodists/Klein
    on March 16, 2021 in Church

    By Frances Stebbins   The issue of whether openly gay persons should be recognized as fit for […]

  • Church News for March 17 Edition
    on March 16, 2021 in Church

    Spring Fling this Saturday at Solomon’s Mission Solomon’s Mission on Lowe Street in Buchanan […]

Opinion

Education

Northam acts on sweeping voting rights measure, other bills

By SARAH RANKIN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Facing a deadline to act on bills from this year's legislative session, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Wednesday that he had signed several high-profile measures, including a school reopening bill, and advanced a sweeping voting rights measure. Supporters of the Voting Rights Act of Virginia say it will protect and expand access to the ballot box, something they argue is necessary nearly eight years after the U.S. Supreme Court threw out the most powerful part of the landmark federal Voting Rights Act. They cheered Northam's backing of the measure at a...

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Football season draws to a close

From the sidelines By Marty Gordon   It’s hard to imagine it has been 497 days since high school football teams played a postseason game. But it begins this week with Radford and Christiansburg taking center stage in their respective regions and classifications. I have to admit this season has...

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