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Park View High School senior standout Lanthony Joyner is planning to continue his academic and athletic career at Averett University beginning this fall.

With a lack of live sports to cover during the COVID-19 virus, many newspapers have been running feature stories with their sportswriters sharing some of their favorite experiences over the ye…

Brunswick High School senior standout Desmyn Owens will continue her academic and athletic career at Virginia State University in the fall after recently signing a grant-in-aid to play softbal…

This year has been a challenging one, to say the least.  The killing of George Floyd in Minnesota last week is just the latest in what seems to be a series of terrible events happening in the US and around the world.  The George Floyd killing set off a frenzy of protests around the nation, i…

I found an item a few weeks ago that I wrote in my column, “MEMO . . . from The Editor”, in 1970 that showed a sharp contrast to 25 years earlier. It struck a cord with me at that time and again when I re-read it. Thought I would share it with you because those of you who may have read it mi…

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 We all grew up being told more, bigger, and better is good.  Such phrases as “keeping up with the Jones” was the mantra of the 60’s and 70’s.  If the neighbors got a new car, then some felt they “needed” to buy a new car.  The battle went on and on with much of our society.  It continues on…

This is a time for mourning.  We began the week as we have traditionally done with Memorial Day, mourning for those that we have lost in the various wars in which our nation has fought to protect the values that we share.  Values that are encompassed in many of our faiths, but that are also …